By the late 1960's he had begun to develop his unique dynamic meditation techniques. Modern man, he said, is so burdened with traditions of the past and anxieties of modern-day living, that he must go through a deep cleansing process before he can begin to discover the thought-free relaxed state of meditation.
By 1974 a commune had been established around him in Poona, India, and the trickle of visitors from the West became a flood. Today this commune is the largest spiritual growth centre in the world. He spoke of the search for harmony and wholeness that lies at the core of all religious and spiritual traditions, illuminating the essence of Christianity, Hassidism, Buddhism, Sufism, Tantra, Tao, Yoga, and Zen.