In the land of spirituality and simple living, Salil Deshpande finds a new riverside retreat that’s plush, unpretentious and peaceful.
In 1969, at the peak of Beatlemania, the Fab Four quit everything and followed a man in white robes to India. Far from a life of excess and attention, The Beatles spent a month in an ashram in Rishikesh, leading an almost ascetic life. “Like, we are The Beatles, after all, aren’t we?” George said. “We have all the money you could ever dream of… All the fame you could ever wish for. But it isn’t love... It isn’t peace inside, is it?”
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June - July 2019