Archive for ‘And another story…’ by Shivananda

Obedience and surrender

Final part of 'In the West': Shivananda continues his storytelling while Punya asks the questions.

Music Group in the bunker

Part three of 'In the West': Shivananda makes the best out his compulsory three weeks in the Swiss military service.

In the Swiss Army

Part two of chapter 'In the West': Shivananda is court-martialled when he shows up for the mandatory annual Swiss army service dressed in orange and wearing the mala.

“Go there and make money…”

Part one of Shivananda's next selection of short stories, 'In the West': here he talks about returning to Switzerland to find a job as Osho had told him to do.

In the flow and in the fire

An insider's account of an encounter group, with an unexpected transformation through processes that would appear horrifying when watched from the outside - by Shivananda.

That’s my name!

Shivananda takes sannyas in February 1978, and Osho gives him his new name.

A winding approach

On a mild autumn’s afternoon, in Corfu, Shivananda tells Punya how he came to Osho.

This is my Kevin!

Shivananda talks about his first trip to Africa and his adventures with his new, intrepid friend.