Grapevine: Jun. 18, 1990

GORBY, THE NEW AGE GURU? Fans of harmonic convergences and the like have been noting Mikhail Gorbachev's frequent use of phrases associated with the new age movement, that mystical, universalist philosophy that preaches, as the Soviet President does, of the need for "a new world order." As he said in California: "All mankind is entering a new age, and world trends are beginning to obey new laws and logic." More strikingly, he held a private meeting in Canada earlier in the week with one of the leading gurus of the new age movement, Sri Chinmoy, who read him a "spiritual song"...

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