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The view from the Heavenly Mountain cafeteria's wraparound porch and floor-to-ceiling windows includes rolling mountains. The site was finished in 1998 at a cost of more than $40 million. The reserve price for the auction is $2.48 million.
The Spiritual Center of America complex has 17 apartment buildings built for practitioners of Transcendental Meditation. It was meant to be one of the nation's largest TM sites.
Posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 1:00 am
Updated: 7:51 pm, Wed Dec 12, 2012.
The dream was to attract thousands of practitioners of Transcendental Meditation to these thousands of acres of mountain land.
They would use their techniques to create heaven on Earth with a "consciousness field" that would lower stress and violence, forming a haven from crime and contributing to world peace.
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Tuesday, September 13, 2011 1:00 am.
Updated: 7:51 pm.