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[Written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney]
[Originally performed by The Beatles in the album "Let It Be"]

Words are flowing out like endless rain into a paper cup,
They slither while they pass they slip away across the universe
Pools of sorrow, waves of joy are drifting through my opened mind,
Possessing and caressing me
Jai guru de va om
Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world
Images of broken light which dance before me like a million eyes,
They call me on and on across the universe,
Thoughts meander like a restless wind inside a letter box they
Tumble blindly as they make their way
Across the universe
Jai guru deva om
Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world

Sounds of laughter, shades of earth are ringing
Through my open ears inciting and inviting me
Limitless undying love which shines around me like a
Million suns and calls me on and on
Across the universe
Jai guru deva om
Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world

Jai guru deva [Repeat to fade]



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    raemo102May 8, 2009 at 7:03 am
    It is about practising Transcendental Meditation - written on their experience with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi who taught the Beatles to meditate at his ashram in India
    'Jai Guru Dev' is a common greeting between those who practise TM to direct thanks to Maharishi's teacher Guru Dev
    When we are truly present - at that moment nothing changes - change is in the past or the future, not the present
    The present is where we find true peace and joy unencombered by thoughts or words ...

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