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March 6, 2008

srikanth @ 10:07 am, GMT +0000 ( 1204798052 ) Play

Rampant speculation, this. Consider it more along the “arbit” vector, as opposed to the “knowledge dissemination” vector.

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(1) , although better known for something else, used to teach (2)’s techniques to people. (1) allegedly used (3) in something famous he created. Who is (1), what did he create, and what’s the connect to (2) and (3)?

Cracked by: sidsen , udupendra , Shreyas , Dibyo , Mitesh , jayanth , yaksha and shashank.

Answer: 1) Mitch Kapor
2) Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
3) The padmasana

Mitch Kapor, in his pre-Visicalc days, used to teach Transcendental Meditation, as preached by Mr. Yogi. There is a claim that he named Lotus (of Lotus 1-2-3 fame) after the Padmasana, his favourite among the TM asanas.

9 Responses to “ॐ”

  1. sidsen

    mitch kapoor lotus maharishi mahesh yogi O btw I’m back

  2. udupendra

    Mitch Kapor, a TM bhaktha, named Lotus after his favourite Asana

  3. Shreyas

    Wow..a question I didnt have to Google!!
    (1) is Mitch Kapoor, who started Lotus which got its name from the Padmasana(3). Mitch Kapoor also taught Transcendental Meditation taught by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi(2)

  4. Dibyo

    Mitch Kapor (1) created Lotus 123, which was named after the Padmasana or the Lotus Position (3). Kapor was a teacher of transcendental meditation as taught by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (2).

    (I’m assuming 3 is just a reference to the lotus position, had me confused for a while as I tried to ID the dude!)

  5. Mitesh

    1 is Mitch Kapor, 2 is Mahesh Yogi (TM funda) and 3 is the Lotus position thanks to which Mitch named his company Lotus.

  6. 1 is mitch kapoor.. he used to teach transcendental meditation before coming up with lotus.. he came up with the name lotus based on Maharishi Mahesh Yogi(2)’s
    teachings of yoga and more specifaically the ‘The Lotus Position’ or ‘Padmasana'(pic 3).

  7. yaksha

    Padmasana. Kapor used to be a teacher of Transcendental Meditation
    of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

  8. 1. Mitch Kapor
    2. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
    3. Padma-asana – The Lotus Posture

    from wikipedia

    Mitch Kapor got the name for his company from ‘The Lotus Position’ or ‘Padmasana’. Kapor used to be a teacher of Transcendental Meditation technique as taught by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

  9. akhi

    thats mahesh yogi.. no clue about the others :(

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