"The reason he wrote I was beautiful - and there were much more beautiful people around - was because I was so much like George," says Ms Farrow.
"George and I were there for very much the same reasons - we were both very spiritual and we wanted to find a solution for ourselves and the world. George would say that through his music he wanted to help people become more settled, more quiet and more sensitive."
Ms Farrow says she did not want to meet the Beatles as "great people never lived up to their image".
Did they disappoint her?
"What didn't disappoint me was that they were still real people. They weren't more important than anybody else," says Ms Farrow.
"Fame has that quality - it corrupts you. You begin to feel that you're separate from other people, you're more powerful. But they didn't have that.
"They were going through the same things as we were. That's why they were the voice of the times."
By Amitava Sanyal