, along with her actress sister, Mia Farrow, travels with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi from New York City, USA, to India, Asia, where she begins studying the Maharishi's transcendental meditation techniques at his Ashram in Rishikesh. When The Beatles
arrive at the ashram in mid-February, they notice that Prudence has become obsessed by her meditative practice, and virtually never leaves her room. John Lennon
and George Harrison
of The Beatles
undertake to help her return to something closer to normality. Inspired by her dilemma, Lennon writes the song Dear Prudence
, encouraging her to realise that there is more to life than meditation.