Books about Osho by Researchers

Books about Osho and his work written by observers and critics.


A Passage to AmericaA Passage to America
Max Brecher
English
Portugal, 2013
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Review on Osho News
Excerpt on Osho News
Investigative journalist Brecher researches the events which took place during Osho’s arrest in the US.


BLANKAcharya Rajneesh: A Glimpse
V. Vora
English
Jeevan Jagruti Kendra, India, 1970


A Land of Sheltered PromiseA Land of Sheltered Promise
Jane Kirkpatrick
English
WaterBrook Press, USA, 2005 – ISBN 978-1578567331
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Anti-Cult MovementsAnti-Cult Movements
Anson D. Shupe
English
Garland, USA, 1984 – ISBN 978-0815314288
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A Place Called Antelope: The Rajneesh StoryA Place Called Antelope
Donna Quick
English
August Press, USA, 1995 – ISBN 978-0964311800
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Adventures WithinAdventures Within: Confessions of an Inner World Journalist
Joe Vitale
English
AuthorHouse, USA, 2003 – ISBN 978-1410774606
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Agent BishopAgent Bishop: True Stories from an FBI Agent Moonlighting as a Mormon Bishop 
Mike McPheters
English
Cedar Fort, USA, 2009, ISBN 978-1599553177
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Beyond OshoBeyond Osho
Jorge Blaschke
English, Spanish
Pentagon Press, India, 2011 – ISBN 978-81-8499-999-0


Bhagwan Rogue CharlBhagwan: Rogue, Charlatan, God?
Dr. Fritz Tanner
English
Panorama Verlag, Germany, 1986- ISBN 978-3907506073
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Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh aBhagwan Shree Rajneesh and his New Religious Movement in America
Eckart Floether
English
Inter-Varsity Press, USA, 1983 – ISBN 978-0877841890
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Charisma and Control in RajneeshpuramCharisma and Control in Rajneeshpuram
Lewis F. Carter
English
Cambridge University Press, USA, 1990 – ISBN 978-0521385541
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BLANKChristmas in Rajneeshpuram
Stuart Rawlings
English
S. Rawlings, USA, 1985 – ISBN ASIN B004M0SRIQ
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Cities on a HillCities on a Hill
Frances Fitzgerald
English
Simon and Schuster, USA, – ISBN 1987 978-0671645618
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Controversial New ReligionsControversial New Religions
James R. Lewis, Jesper Aagaard Petersen
English
Oxford University Press, USA, 2004 – ISBN 978-0195156836
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BLANKCults: The Battle for God
Shirley Harrison
English
Christopher Helm Publishers, USA, 1990 – ISBN 978-0747014140
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Empire of the SoulEmpire of the Soul: Some Journeys in India
Paul William Roberts
English
Riverhead Trade, USA, 1997 – ISBN 978-1573226356
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Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in AmericaEncyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America
G. Gordon Melton
English
Routledge, USA, 1992 – ISBN 978-0815311409
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Exploring New ReligionsExploring New Religions
George D. Chryssides
English
Cassell, UK, 2000 – ISBN 978-0304336517
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Feet of ClayFeet of Clay
Anthony Storr
English Free Press, USA, 1997 – ISBN 978-0684834955
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Flowers of EmptinessFlowers of Emptiness
Sally Belfrage
English
The Dial Press, USA, 1981 – ISBN 0-8037-2523-X
Review on Osho News


Following Our Bliss: How the Spiritual Ideals of the Sixties Shape Our Lives TodayFollowing Our Bliss
Don Lattin
English
HarperOne, USA, 2003 – ISBN 978-0060093945
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BLANKFor Love and Money: The Rajneeshees: from India to Oregon
Scotta Callister
English
The Oregonian, USA, 1985 – ASIN B000714NA0
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Great and Minor Moments in Oregon HistoryGreat and Minor Moments in Oregon History
Dick Pintarich
English
New Oregon Publishers, USA, 2008 – 978-0980243604
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Gurus in America Gurus in America
Thomas A.Forsthoefel, Cynthia Ann Humes
English
State University NY, USA, 2005 -ISBN 978-79146573-8


Holy MadnessHoly Madness
George Feuerstein
English
Hohm Press, USA, 2006 – ISBN978-1890772543
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Explores the religious phenomenon referred to as crazy wisdom – holy madness in action in the lives of eight contemporaries, including Chgyam Trungpa, Bhagwan Rajneesh and Alister Crowley


BLANKIn Search of Heaven on Earth
Rachel Storm
English
Bloomsbury Pub Ltd. UK, 1993 – ISBN 978-0747505501
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Karma ColaKarma Cola: Marketing the Mystic East 
Gita Mehta
English
Vintage, India 1994 – ISBN 978-0679754336
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Laughing Gods, Weeping VirginsLaughing Gods, Weeping Virgins: Laughter in the History of Religion
Ingvild Saelid Gilhus
English
Routledge,USA,1997 – ISBN 978-0415161978
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Life as LaughterLife as Laughter: Rajneeshees of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
R. Mullan
English
Routledge & Kegan Paul, USA, 1983 – ISBN 978-0710201416
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BLANKLifting the veil: A compendium of Rajneesh’s essential teachings 
Ram Chandra Prasad
English
Motilal Banarsidass, India, 1971 – out of print ASIN: B0007AV4E4
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Looking for GodLooking For God: A Seeker’s Guide to Religious and Spiritual Groups of the World
Steven S. Sadleier
English
The Self Awareness Institute, USA, 2010 – ISBN 978-1883544232
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Mad and Divine: Spirit and Psyche in the Modern World Mad and Divine
Sudir Khaka
English
University of Chicago Press, USA, 2009 – ISBN 978-0226422879
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Moon Sisters, Krishna Mothers, Rajneesh LoversMoon Sisters, Krishna Mothers, Rajneesh Lovers: Women’s Roles in New Religions
Susan Jean Palmer
English
Syracuse University Press, USA, 1994 – ISBN 978-0815602972
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BLANKMystics and Men of Miracles in India
Maya Bahlse
English
Hapi Press, USA, 1976 – ISBN 978-0913244104
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New Religious MovementsNew Religious Movements
David G. Bromley
English
Oxford University Press, USA, 2007 – ISBN 978-0195177299
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BLANKO is For Orange… An Examination of the Rajneesh Religion, also known as the Orange People
W.A. van Leen
English
Concerned Christians Growth , USA, 1983 – ASIN: B000Y92IQQ
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BLANKOranges and Lemmings
Charles Wright
English
Greenhouse Publications, Australia, 1985 – ISBN 0-86436-012-6


Oregon Story 1850-2000 Oregon Story
Oregonian
English
Graphic Arts Books, USA, 2000 – ISBN 978-1558685437
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Osho and his CommunesOsho and his Communes
Marc van der Heijden (Swami Antar Marc)
English
Self, Netherlands, 2014
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Osho Bhagwan Shree RajneeshOsho (Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh)
Jesse Russel, Ronald Cohn
English
Book on Demand Ltd., USA, 2012 – ISBN 978-5513127987
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Osho Rajneesh: Studies in Contemporary ReligionOsho Rajneesh Studies in Contemporary Religion
Judith M. Fox
English, Italian
Signature Books, USA 2002, 978-1560851561
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Passionate JourneysPassionate Journeys
Marion S. Goldman
English
University of Michigan Press, USA, 1999 – ISBN 978-0472111015
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Photographer's ParadisePhotographer’s Paradise: Turbulent America 1960-1990
Jean-Pierre Laffont
English
Glitterati Incorporated, USA, 2014 – ISBN 978-0991341900
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A photo book with a powerful and provocative examination of the American dream with a section on Rajneeshpuram.


Psychotherapy, Meditation & HealthPsychotherapy, Meditation & Health
Maurits G.T. Kwee
English
East-West Publications, UK, 1990 – ISBN 978-0856921896
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Rajneesh The Mystic of FeelingRajneesh: The Mystic of Feeling
Ram Chandra Prasad
English
Motilal Banarsidass, India, 1978 – ASIN: B000KBP6A8
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Rajneeshpuram and the Abuse of PowerRajneeshpuram and the Abuse of Power
Theodore L. Shay, Ph.D.
English
Scout Creek Press, USA, 1985


Rajneeshpuram and the American Utopian TraditionBLANK
Mary Daly
English
Dept. of Geography, Syracuse University, USA, 1985 – ASIN B007FCUTPC
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Rajneeshpuram: The Unwelcome SocietyRajneeshpuram The Unwelcome Society
Kirk Braun
English
Scout Creek Press, USA, 1984 – ISBN 978-0930219000
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Rajneeshupram: Who Were Its PeopleRajneeshpuram: Who Were Its People: An Oregon Documentary
Bert Webber
English
Webb Research Group, USA, 1990- ISBN 978-0936738444
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Rebels & Devils: The Psychology of LiberationRebels and Devils
Christopher S. Hyatt
English
New Falcon Publications, USA, 2008 – ISBN 978-1561841530
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Religious FundamentalismReligious Fundamentalism: Creationism, Jihadism, Oshos, Scientology etc
Doctor Googleberg
English
Create Space, USA, 2011, – ISBN 978-1466261136
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Responses to the Closure of RajneeshpuramBLANK
Valann Valdason
English
V. Valdason, USA, 1988 – ASIN B00071YP2Q
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Sacred PlacesSacred Places – A Journey into the Holiest Lands
Sarah Ann Osmen
English
St. Martin’s NY, USA, 1990 – ASIN: B000RBEDWI
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Sexuality Religious MovementsSexuality and New Religious Movements
Henrik Bogdan (Editor), James R. Lewis (Editor)
English
Palgrave Macmillan, UK, 2014 – ISBN 978-1137409621
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Investigation into the role of sexuality in a number of new religious movements, incl. the Osho movement.


The Astrological NeptuneThe Astrological Neptune and the Quest for Redemption
Liz Greene
English
Weiser Books, USA, 2000 – ISBN 978-1578631971
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The Golden GuruThe Golden Guru
Dr. Jim Gordon
English
Stephen Green, USA, 1987 – ISBN 978-0828906302
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The MysticsThe Mystics
Aubrey Menen
English
Dial Press, USA, 1974 – ISBN 978-0803762046
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BLANKThe Narcissistic Guru: A profile of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
Ronald O. Clark
English
Council for Democratic and Secular Humanism, USA, 1988 – ASIN B00071C6S6
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The New Age MovementThe New Age Movement: Religion, Culture and Society in the Age of Postmodernity
Paul Heelas
English
Wiley-Blackwell, UK, 1996 – ISBN 978-0631193326
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The New Age Movement and the Biblical WorldviewThe New Age Movement and the Biblical Worldview
John P. Newport
English
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, USA, 1997 – ISBN 978-0802844309
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The New Religious Movements Experience in AmericaThe New Religious Movements Experience in America 
Eugene V. Gallagher
English
Greenwood, USA, 2004 – ISBN 978-0313328077
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The Quest for Total BlissThe Quest for Total Bliss
W.E. Mann
English
Canadian Scholars, Canada, 1991- ISBN 978-0921627616
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The Rajneesh and the US Postal ServiceThe Rajneesh and the US Postal Service
Bert Webber
English
Pacific Northwest Books, USA, 1988 – ISBN 978-0936738291
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The Rajneesh ChroniclesThe Rajneesh Chronicles
Win McCormack
English
Tin House Books, USA, 2010 – ISBN 978-0982569191


The Rajneesh PapersThe Rajneesh Papers
Susan J. Palmer, Arvind Sharma
English
Motilal Banarsidass, India, 1993 – ISBN 978-8120810808
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The Rajneesh StoryThe Rajneesh Story
Dell Murphy
English
Linwood Press, USA, 1986 – ISBN 978-0961694203
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The Starry DynamoThe Starry Dynamo: The Machinery of Night Remixed
Sven Davisson
English
Rebel Satori Press, USA, 2007 – ISBN 978-0979083808
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BLANKThe Teachings of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, and their Social, Ethical and Environmental Implications:
Report to the Oregon Committee for the Humanities, 1983 Summer Research Project

Ronald O. Clark
English
USA – B0007AZ6DY
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The Ultimate IconoclastThe Ultimate Iconoclast
Dr. Kuldip Kumar Dhiman
English
Ukay Publishing Co, India, 2012 – ISBN 978-81-921006-2-3
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Review on Osho News


BLANKThe Upstart Spring: Esalen and the Human Potential Movement
Walter Truett Sanderson
English
iUniverse, USA, 2004 – ISBN 978-0595307357
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The Way of the HeartThe Way of the Heart
Judith Thompson & Paul Heelas
English
Harper Collins, USA, 1986 – ISBN 978-0850304343
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BLANKTranslation Dictionary: Rajneeshee-English
Greg Hostel
English
G. Hostel, USA, 1984 – ASIN B0007333S6
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Utopias in American HistoryUtopias in American History
Jyotsna Sreenivasan
English
ABC-CLIO, USA, 2008 – ISBN 978-1598840520
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Vom Mut, den eigenen Weg zu findenVom Mut, den eigenen Weg zu finden: Licht- und Schattenseiten einer spirituellen Bewegung
Kirsten Pape
German
J. Kamphausen, Germany, 2013 – ISBN 978-3899017274
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Experiences of 6 sannyasins covering the period from the seventies to now.


BLANKWorld-Famous Modern Gurus and Guru-Cults
Nemisharan Mital
English
South Asia Books, India, 1991 – ISBN 978-0836459234
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