Archive for Remembering Here&Now

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Ageh Bharti receives this short answer from Osho.

Your Guru is a Baul

An excerpt from Arun’s upcoming book 'In Wonder with Osho'. "My friend was surprised when I was allowed to sit next to the man, because he almost never allowed anybody to come [...]

Interlude in Kathmandu

Excerpt from the book, 'When A Real Lion Meets A Real Master' by Swatantra Sarjano, who recalls taking photographs of Osho in Kathmandu, at the beginning of Osho's world tour.

Criminal turns into an upright man after meeting Osho

Ageh Bharti recalls meeting Advocate Heera Singh Chauhan in the late sixties, who tells him about meeting Osho who visited Jabalpur prison while he was incarcerated.

Bubblegumland Vignette

Madhuri remembers the jobs she found after leaving Rajneespuram, among others impersonating Madonna.

A darshan diary is a pageant, a festival

Deva Ashoka wrote the introduction to the darshan diary 'The Open Door'. He elaborates on the two Bhagwans he perceives, the one who speaks in discourse and the other, in darshan.

The day I discovered what surrender really means

Bhagawati recalls a particular day in her life as an ashramite in Pune.

Darshan with the Divine Mother

Dayanand recalls his experience with Anandamayi Ma in the seventies during the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, India.

Happiness is not available wholesale

Ageh Bharti asks a personal question while waiting for Osho's train to arrive - an Aha moment ensued.

Not everybody is as courageous as Satyananda

As a tribute for Satyananda, a few excerpts from Punya’s book On the Edge related to him.

No bananas – An act of plagiarism

Two short excerpts from Gail Tredwell's memoir, Holy Hell.

A true copy of a character certificate

Ageh Bharti remembers Kranti telling a story involving Prof. S. K. Saxena.

I Knew It!

Ageh Bharti recalls a time when he tried to sell Osho's books to make him even more widely known.

Memories from Pune

A video made by the late Ananda Siddhartha (Oshostadt) ca. 1978/1979 in Pune. Music by Prem Joshua.

Beloved Deeksha

Ragini recalls relating with Deeksha during the time she worked in Vrindavan kitchen during Pune 1 times.

Osho Ko Hsuan – or Ko Hsuan

In part 5 of 5 Surendra looks at the adults' roles at Osho Ko Hsuan and the conflict if the school ought to remain an organisation under the name of Osho or, if adults didn't want [...]

The Man Who Changed the World

Excerpt from Deva Peter's upcoming book, '93 Rolls-Royces'.

Osho Ko Hsuan – The Art of Living

In part 4 of 5, Surendra recollects the interaction between adults/teachers and kids and the importance of the kids' individuation.

Osho Ko Hsuan – Sexuality

In part 3 of 5, Surendra writes about how sex and sexuality was approached at Osho Ko Hsuan school.

The Cosmic Joke

Exploding laughter, a freeing experience, a divine comedy. Excerpted from Margot’s upcoming book ‘Sex, Love and Awakening’.

The Power of Orange

Teertha first saw Osho when he gave a discourse in Bombay, in 1967; after a meditation camp he takes sannyas and is confronted with his wife's reluctance to accept his wearing [...]

Osho Ko Hsuan – Learning our Lessons

Part 2 of 5: Surendra writes about how the school was run, how children participated and the task to prepare the kids for life in the world.

Rats!

Neehar remembers a unique message from Osho in the late seventies.

Osho Ko Hsuan – An Adventure in Education

In Part 1 of 5, Surendra recalls the captivating years at Osho Ko Hsuan School in Devon, England.

The Fierce Sweetness of Kali

Excerpt from chapter 11 of Avikal's new book, 'When the Ocean Dissolves into the Drop: Osho, Love, Truth and me'.

Suddenly Everything Was One

Excerpt about the Centering Group in Pune from the book by Swatantra Sarjano 'When A Real Lion Meets a Real Master'.

Encounter with a Folding Table

Excerpt of the newly released book, Bodhena's Adventures In Samsara.

“Help my people there…”

Veena remembers an incident involving Arvind - and Osho!

You’re a Fountain of Love

The joy of singing and dancing in abundance that stays with us forever! Video of Music Group in Pune, 1979.

Narendra with his Orange Tibetan Hat

Punya remembers working as a bus driver in Rajneeshpuram.

River Rafting on the John Day

… which was then known as Radha River, writes Srajan.

From Meher Baba to Osho with Love

Purushottama's writes about his taking sannyas in his book 'From Lemurs to Lamas: Confessions of a Bodhisattva'

I Expect More From You

Ageh Bharti remembers a particular incident that happened between Osho and him.

Osho and Publication Work in Jabalpur

Ageh Bharti recalls Ajit Kumar Jain and his work with publications of Osho's words.

Yukrand Magazine

Ageh Bharti remembers certain incidents while working on the publication for one of the early Osho magazines.

Golden Moments

Ageh Bharti sent us a historical photo composite and explains:

Terms of Conditions

It was an evening, probably in 1968, that Osho gave a talk at Bhulabhai Desai Auditorium in Mumbai.

To Be Available, That’s the Way to Go

Punya remembers the times when, together with Gayatri, she was running the Osho Meditation Centre in Geneva.

Sannyas from the Beginning to Now

...as told by Ma Dharm Jyoti.

Laura’s Medicine Bottle

Amelia's time in Rajneeshpuram as a child.

Notes from Junagarh Meditation Camp

Excerpts from Ageh Bharti’s recollections about the meditation camp held by Osho from December 9 – 12, 1969 at Junagarh, Gujarat.

Child-like Simplicity

Ageh Bharti recollects a day in his life with Osho when he allowed students to take photographs of him.

Déjà Vu

A few years ago, Ma Prem Anado, who left her body this month, wrote this account of her journey to take sannyas.

The Blessed Times

Video: images from Pune 1 days...

When I Started Serving Cooked Food…

Q: Osho, Dolly Diddee showed me a passage from one of your earlier books where you say that no saint is against any other saint, and that they deliberately speak against each other [...]

Act Rightly

Ageh Bharti remembers Osho explaining the nature of the work to volunteers at the meditation camp in Nargol, Gujarat, in 1968.

Twirling on Top of His Flame

Madhuri remembers dancing and whirling during a music group darshan in Pune.

Days of Song and Bharfi

Aradhana's memoir of the Osho Kirtan Mandali, 1973

The Waterfall

Punya and Madhuri share their memories of Tamo-san.

Osho, Mischievous Mystic?

Devageet recalls the circumstances in Rajneeshpuram when Osho began to speak while on the dental chair.