Rennie Davis - Divine Light Mission

Divine Light Mission

Later, in the early 1970s, he became a follower of Guru Maharaj Ji (Prem Rawat) and was one of the spokespersons for and speakers at the widely publicized Millennium '73 event organized by Divine Light Mission in the Houston Astrodome. He described the arrival of Guru Maharaj Ji as,

The greatest event in history…. If we knew who he was, we would crawl across America on our hands and knees to rest our heads at his feet.

Texas Monthly cited Davis as stating: "This city is going to be remembered through all the ages of human civilization." An Op-ed in The San Francisco Sunday Examiner speculated on whether Davis had undergone a lobotomy, and suggested, "If not, maybe he should try one."

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