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Regular Contributors

PunyaFounder, Co-ordinator, Webmaster, Art Director, Author, Editor
Punya is the initiator, webmaster, organiser, editor and one of the writers for this magazine. Trained as a graphic designer and multilingual translator, she has worked as a magazine editor and advertising executive. She took sannyas in 1974 and lived many years in Osho’s communes. She has been painting, playing music (especially percussion), creating websites and recently published her story with Osho, ‘On the Edge’ ( Articles and interviews by this author on Osho News.

MadhuriAuthor, Reviewer, Editor
Osho gave Madhuri sannyas in 1973, to her consternation and mystifaction. She then lived in his communes from 1974-2003. A health crisis catapulted her to the Midwest, where she wrote a Tantra memoir. In 2012 she moved to northern England, where she writes books, cavorts with the Poetry Goddess, and gives sessions in Human Design, angel healing and tarot. She loves clothes, dancing, travel, and making exuberant greeting cards. She is an exhibited artist, loves to walk on the moors, and has discovered many healing and reading methods. – all articles and poems by this author on Osho News.

Phoebe WyssMonthly astrology page (from 2019)
Phoebe was gifted the name Phoebe in Pune One; it means ‘pure radiance’. It is still her guiding light. Long-time astrologer and writer, she wrote the Osho Times horoscope back in the nineties. She has published several astrology books, in which her experience as a meditator shines through, and an oracle board game.

BhagawatiAuthor, Researcher, Reviewer, Editor
Bhagawati was born in Vienna, Austria and has been Osho’s disciple since the mid-seventies; she lived many of those years at the ashram in Pune, in Rajneeshpuram and European Osho communes. Now living on the island of Bali, Indonesia, she is an active columnist and author. She loves to travel to India, “the country that nourishes my soul.” She has been researching and studying the origins of mankind for many years with a book on the subject evolving. All articles by Bhagawati on Osho News.

ShantiAuthor, Compilations
Shanti is Osho’s sannyasin for more than 40 years. A psychology teacher by profession, he translated the books of Dr. Roberto Assagioli and introduced ‘Psychosynthesis’ in the Netherlands. He gave numerous workshops on witnessing and accepting sub-personalities. Later he was trained by Dr. Edward de Bono in ‘Thinking Skills’ and worked as a management trainer. Nowadays he enjoys writing a book, ‘At home in the universe – A chronicle of the Earth in 50 episodes’. He is selecting and illustrating ‘1001 Tales’, published in Osho’s many books. Articles by this author on Osho News

Ageh BhartiAuthor, Reporter
Ageh Bharti was born 1934 in Uttar Pradesh, India. After a mysterious experience in 1966, he met Osho in early 1967 and immediately became his disciple; from then on he lived in close proximity to Osho, accompanying him on several of his tours during 1967 to 1969. In Rajneeshpuram, Osho declared him enlightened. He authored hundreds of articles, wrote 20 books in Hindi and 2 in English, gives talks and facilitates meditation camps. Active on FB, Twitter and YouTube, he lives in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. All articles by this author on Osho News.

AnugyanAuthor, Reviewer
Dharma Anugyan was born in North Scotland, and spent some years with the Findhorn Community. He took sannyas in 1983, lived all over the world and currently resides in Cornwall, England. His eclectic career includes microbiology technician, archivist, vegetarian chef, construction worker, Science and English teacher, Feng Shui consultant and explorer of higher dimensions. He has a Masters in Environmental Science, and a passion for literature, science and meditation. He has written and directed two plays, and written screenplays, poetry and numerous books. – – articles by this author on Osho News

Kul BhushanAuthor, Reporter
Kul Bhushan is a writer, journalist and UN media consultant who has been involved with the publishing and distribution of Osho’s words since decades. He lives with his large family (all sannyasins) in New Delhi and edits the English edition of Osho World monthly magazine. He has written 24 books, including one in calligraphy called ‘Treasures of the Hindu Way of Life’ that features quotes by Osho. – all articles by this author on Osho News

Dhyan Tarpan was born in Kerala, India. He lived many years in Mumbai, working in construction/electrical engineering, and took sannyas in 2000 at the Osho International Meditation Resort in Pune. Along with writing articles and travelogues in the Malayalam language, he has translated from English seven of Osho’s books. Tarpan recently shifted back to Kerala where he is fully involved in writing, playing/making music and related activities. – all articles by this author on Osho News

AnuragiAuthor, Researcher
Anuragi took sannyas in 1982 in Poona and met Osho for the first time in 1985 in Manali. Having worked in the corporate world for over 2 decades, he is now involved in securing and preserving Osho’s work: first edition books, letters and manuscripts in original, photos, audios/videos and objects used by Osho. He feels it is important that Osho’s work be available in a pure and undiluted form. He is archiving and preserving Osho’s heritage in its physical and digital form for generations to come.

NirbijaAuthor, Reviewer
Nirbija took sannyas in 1978 in Pune and lived for many years in Osho’s communes. Among many activities in the past, including work in the Osho Times Darkroom, he also was a carpenter, integrating Japanese Shoji design like sliding doors, paravents and lamps into western interiors. He is enjoying the ‘forest stage’ of life between his beloved Italy and the Parimal community in Witzenhausen, with his fellow traveller Ingeborg. He participates in facilitating Osho’s meditations, fancies growing plants from seeds, and is a dedicated tomato expert. View all articles published on Osho News.

Rico ProvasoliAuthor
Osho gave Rico Provasoli the name Prem Richard (King of Love) in 1979 Pune One. It has taken years of Zen practice to arrive at a compassionate comprehension that he, as all humans, can be known by their true name. That all of us are Kings and Queens of Love. He has published several books available on Amazon, has two more in line to be released and regularly tours San Francisco Bay in his motor vessel. – View all articles published on Osho News.

Marc ItzlerAuthor
Divakar (Marc Itzler), a sannyasin since 1974, spent his teenage years with Osho in India from 1979–81. A father of two grown sons, a stepdaughter and granddaughter, he lives in North London and is a freelance writer, speaker, and an Osho Mystic Rose Facilitator and trainer. He has also developed ‘Boy In The Bubble’ – a program and support network for men. – view all articles published on Osho News.

Veet KarenAuthor, Recipes
Veet Karen moved from England to Australia at the age of three. After completing university she travelled to India, briefly visited Pune and took sannyas fifteen months later at Osho Leela in Dorset, England. She visits Pune annually. Veet resides in down-town Mullumbimby with her beloved, Makrand. Her life is dedicated to her vegan cooking school, offering vegan foundation cooking courses and a vegan chef training. Veet works towards a world without hurt, where she wishes to see all sentient beings treated with kindness. – all articles and recipes by this author on Osho News.

Maria-Carin GalaAuthor, Recipes
Maria-Carin grew up at Osho Ko-Hsuan School in England and moved to Australia when she was 19. She became a vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar-free chef: making delicious food with a talent for cooking for people with allergies and intolerance, as well as the rich and famous and everyone in between. She’s just finalising her life’s work: a totally finger-licking and wholesome cookbook called, Lick my Vegan Plate. – Recipes by this author and her life story on Osho News

Amrita Suha studied languages in Milan and worked for 30 years as an executive trilingual secretary (Italian, French, English) in international organizations and private companies in Milan, Brussels and Paris. In 1985 she visited Rajneeshpuram and took sannyas a year later in Amsterdam. In Pune 2 she was a graphic designer for the English and Italian Osho Times; she is now writing for this magazine from her home in Paris or Pune. Her poetry book, ‘Poemi per una giornata qualunque’ (Poems for an Ordinary Day) was published in 2013. All articles and poems by this author on Osho News.

RashidAuthor, Reviewer
Rashid took sannyas in Pune 1. There he worked growing vegetables for the master-gardener. On the Ranch he spent a lot of time in the pot-room and the fire tower. In Pune 2, till the master left the body, he was a bodyguard, an editor and all jobs in-between. Now he lives in Devon, keeps bees, paints and makes prints, designs buildings and landscapes for sacred use. He has published three volumes of poetry. – articles, poems and artwork by this author on Osho News

SaritaAuthor, Reviewer
Ananda Sarita met Osho in Mumbai in February 1973 and shortly afterwards received sannyas. She spent the next 26 years in his communes where she worked cleaning Osho’s house, as a medium in energy darshan, in the PR department and as a holistic healer. Osho gave her the title ‘Mahasatvaa’ meaning ‘keeper of esoteric wisdom’. Since 1997 she has been teaching Tantra and holistic healing across the world. She lives in England and Greece. – link to all her articles in Osho News

SubhutiAuthor, Reviewer
Subhuti is a writer and a journalist. He has worked as a political reporter in the British Houses of Parliament and created ‘The Rajneesh Times’ newspaper in Oregon. He has also written several musicals and plays, and is currently working as a ghost writer. He has been a sannyasin for 34 years. Articles by this author on Osho News

Prema VeenaAuthor, Reviewer
Veena met Osho in Mumbai in 1971 and took sannyas shortly thereafter. At his request she opened the Nirvana Meditation Centre in London in 1972. During the years she spent with him she worked as an editor of his books, as a seamstress making his robes, hats and the costumes for photo sessions and doing PR in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon. She has written about Osho for many sannyas publications and also published a book about him. – all articles and book excerpts by this author published on Osho News.

Chinmaya DunsterAuthor, Reviewer
Chinmaya Dunster was born 1954 in England and started playing the classical guitar at 15. After taking sannyas in 1982 he took up playing the sarod. The Osho Commune provided the ground for musical experiments until, today, he has twelve CDs released on New Earth Records and four on Malimba Records. Chinmaya is involved with environmental / social justice issues in India and creates films on these. He lives with his partner Naveena and daughter Koyal in the UK. – link to all articles by Chinmaya on Osho News.

Anando took sannyas in ’75 and was formerly a lawyer and business manager. After an ‘apprenticeship’ in Deeksha’s kitchen in Pune 1, she travelled with Osho to America, where she ended up as one of his attorneys. She later accompanied Osho on his world tour, becoming his personal secretary, a post she held until Osho left his body. Anando, now based in Australia, conducts courses and gives talks in Europe and Asia. She is also an author of books and guided meditation CDs. Articles by this author on Osho News

RoshaniAuthor, Reviewer, Editor
Roshani is the co-author of ‘Better Red Than Dead: Local Letters and the Rajneesh Movement.’ She took sannyas in Rajneeshpuram in 1984 while she was a Professor of Political Science at Western Oregon University. She took early retirement in 2002 and went to Hawaii to help Sunny (Ma Prem Sunshine) with her nonprofit ‘ Hawaii Wellness Institute’. Roshani is now back in Oregon writing, editing and working with nonprofits. All articles and reviews by this author on Osho News.

Shastro took sannyas in 1981. Trained in Italy as a fashion photographer, he had the opportunity to photograph Osho on various occasions in Pune. His creativity soon expanded to music and, together with Sirus, he composed the music for the No Dimensions Meditation. He later founded Malimba Records that, as of today, features 16 of his albums as well as those of 12 other sannyasin musicians. Shastro lives between USA and EU when he is not traveling around the world presenting his musical meditations. – link to articles by this author on Osho News.

Marc TNAuthor
Antar Marc was born in Holland and took sannyas in 1983. He is an educated artist and has lived in the Osho communes of Amsterdam, Berlin, Munich, Cologne, Rajneeshpuram and Poona. In 1992-1994 Marc has been a travel guide for groups, touring by bus, walking and visiting historical places in Greece and Turkey. He studied Human Resources Management and since 1999 is a coach and lecturer for Management and Organizations at the European Fashion Business School. E-book: Osho and his Communes. All articles and essays by this author on Osho News

SurendraAuthor, Reviewer
Surendra, former Reichian therapist from Britain, took sannyas in 1976. He lived in Osho’s communes in India, USA, UK and Japan from the early 1980s on. In Pune 2 he looked after the house painting in Lao Tzu House and then worked in Osho Publications. From 1991–1996 he taught at Osho Ko Hsuan school in Devon, UK, where he became a passionate photographer ( In 2013 he relocated to the Japanese Alps with his partner, Amrapali. They are now living lower down among the wooded hills of Hyogo prefecture. All articles by this author on Osho News

KaiyumAuthor, Reviewer
Kaiyum heard Osho calling him in 1974, had yo-yo contact with the world of Osho throughout the years, but had too much ego to drop before he finally took sannyas in Sedona in 1998. Based in Holland, Kaiyum’s activities focus on doing things differently, whether it’s a programme to stop bullying at schools, presenting / communicating, traditional health practice or cooking. All articles by Kaiyum published in Osho News.

Purushottama fell at Osho’s feet in 1976. After passing through the fire of Deeksha’s Vrindavan in Pune One, Purushottama travelled for years from end to end in the US and Canada establishing connections with bookstores and distributors for Osho’s books. He lives with Anand Amido and together they offer Osho meditations and satsangs through O-Meditation Sangha ( Purushottama also maintains the blog Sat Sangha Salon ( All articles by this author on Osho News.

ViramoAuthor, Reporter, Reviewer, Editor
Viramo has lived the writing life as a newspaper reporter and columnist, book and magazine editor, photojournalist, ghostwriter, publicist, and novelist. He took sannyas in 1979, and has lived in Osho’s communes in Pune and at Rajneeshpuram. Viramo lives in Sedona, USA. He has authored two published science-fiction novels and helps people write and publish their books, e.g. the recent, 93 Rolls-Royces. – All articles by Viramo on Osho News. Viramo left his body on 18 April 2023.

GhoshenAuthor, Reviewer
Ghoshen is British and a sannyasin since 1977. He splits his time between rural Virginia and Porto, Portugal. When he isn’t watching movies, he runs a software business (, meditates abundantly, and travels all over (with his beloved beloved). His favourite movies are Blade Runner, Local Hero, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Children of Paradise. Do your dreams have credits? List of all articles and reviews published on Osho News.

SrajanAuthor, Reviewer
Srajan Atosho was born in the US in 1948. In 1972 he dreamt vividly of Osho under a Banyan tree in Japan, studied Zen for five years, started Hawaii Bound school and took sannyas in 1978. He was also in the communes in Rajneeshpuram (1981-85) and Pune 2. In Sedona he taught Avatar with Pravina. They moved to Hawaii where they collected and sold Asian art for a decade, developed two properties, and taught at a retreat center. Always the nomads, they are currently relocating – whereabouts unknown. All articles by this author on Osho News

NavyoAuthor, Reviewer
Navyo left University to meet Osho in 1979 which changed the course of his life. He co-ordinated the music department in Pune Two for several years and participated in a number of CDs of Music from the World of Osho. He now travels the world housesitting in wonderful locations, writing and working on creative projects. – all articles by this author on Osho News

Ma Prem Naina (Naina Rajkumari) has a master’s in Business Administration as well as one in Mass Communication. She was initiated into Osho’s Neo Sannyas in 2003 and has been heading the publications and media relations at Osho World Foundation before moving on to join Solidaridad Network Asia as Head of Communications. She lives in New Delhi. More articles from this author on Osho News

SarjanoAuthor, Recipes
Sarjano, as a photojournalist and organiser of spectacular rock events in Italy, he created a commune in Sicily. Hearing about Osho from friends, he left for India and took sannyas in 1978. At the ashram in Pune 1 and 2 he worked as a photographer, translated Osho’s discourses into Italian, and became famous for his cooking skills. The author of ‘Food Is Home’, ‘Dalla separazione all’amore’, and ‘When A Real Lion Meets A Real Master’, he also created a restaurant in Vagator, Goa, and now lives in his native Rome. All articles and recipes by this author on Osho News.

Jivan Grahi was born and raised in Zimbabwe and lives in Perth, Western Australia; he is a regular swimmer who loves the wild shore of the Indian Ocean nearby. By profession an economist and author, he embarked several years ago on a successful quest on how to slow down the aging process. – all articles by this author on Osho News

Satya VendantAuthor
Satya Vedant holds a PhD from the University of Michigan and from the University of Baroda, India. He took sannyas in 1975. Vedant’s publications include books and a wide range of articles published in journals, magazines, and newspapers in India, USA, and Australia. He has given numerous public lectures and has held workshops around the world including at the United Nations, The World Bank, the Pentagon, as well as at Dr. Deepak Chopra’s program in San Diego. List of Satya Vendant’s articles published on Osho News. Satya Vedant left his body on 18 March 2022.

VandanaAuthor, Reviewer
Vandana dropped the search for sense and wrote for mail-order sannyas in 1974, hoping to avoid moving to India; she arrived in Pune 2 months later and stayed for 7 years. She was an editor in Pune 1 and later part of our inspired Theatre Group. She now lives in Perth, Western Australia and continues to enjoy her Libran balancing act—working at the coalface, panning for gold—always thanking Osho for her lively bullshit detector, love of irreverence and the absurd. All articles by this author on Osho News.

Megha took sannyas in 1976. A rebel at heart he was nicknamed ‘Motorcycle Mega’, ‘King of the Road’ because of his many Enfields, as well as ‘Party Mega’ or ‘Mega the Painter’. He lived in Pune for 30 years and since 2007 he has settled in Basel, Switzerland. Forever young he likes to dance with his three cats and swim in the river Rhine. He is an invaluable source of information on friends departing this planet, since he will outlast them all…. – articles on Osho News

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