Episode 197

Beach Boy, Mike Love shares his personal life of over 50 years practicing and teaching the Transcendental Meditation Program

In 1990 Bruce Stephen Holms, host of Timeless Voyager Radio interviewed Mike Love (of The Beach Boys) at his home in Santa Barbara, CA on the Mesa overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The sound quality wasn’t the best due to the sounds of the ocean interfering with the microphones, however the reason for the interview was that Mike wanted to talk to Bruce about the other part of his life. He wanted to talk about how Maharishi Mahesh Yogi literally changed his life and he knew that Holms could be trusted to keep the interview focussed on that topic.

In late 1967, Love became one of the many rock musicians who discovered the teachings of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi following the Beatles' public endorsement of his Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique in August 1967. In December, Love and his bandmates attended a lecture by the Maharishi at a UNICEF Variety Gala in Paris, and were moved by the simplicity and effectiveness of his meditation process as a means to obtaining inner peace.

In January 1968, the Beach Boys attended the Maharishi's public appearances in New York and Cambridge, Massachusetts, after which he invited Love to join the Beatles at his training seminar in Rishikesh in northern India. Love stayed there from February 28 to March 15. He later recalled helping Paul McCartney with the lyrics of "Back in the U.S.S.R.", recorded for the Beatles' White Album. Love became a TM initiator in 1972 and later progressed to more advanced levels such as the TM-Sidhi Course. Follow me on Twitter: TimelessVR @vr_timeless

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From 1987 through 1994 Timeless Voyager Radio was broadcast over 200+ radio stations world-wide in most top 50 radio markets in the US, Canada, and Short-Wave world-wide. Bruce Stephen Holms, the Timeless Voyager host started the radio program on KCSB 91.9 in Santa Barbara, CA in the fall of 1987.

It consisted of interviews with leading edge speakers in the fields of UFOs, Extraterrestial encounters, Alternative and Natural Health modalities, Channeling, Psychic Phenomena, Cryptozoology (Bigfoot/Sasquatch), Religio-Political, and Seers who explain The quest for Enlightenment.

What made Timeless Voyager Radio different was the program was broadcast at 9 am Monday morning “drive time” instead of the usual late night hours that was reserved for “para-normal” programs. It was launched from a college radio station in 1987 and by 1990 Timeless Voyager Radio was enjoyed by listeners of commercial radio stations in the US and in most parts of the world over short wave radio until it was retired from live broadcasting in late 1994 .

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