Archive for Rajneeshpuram

Wild Wild Journeys of the Heart

The making of the documentary 'Rajneeshpuram, an Experiment to Provoke God', the events that led to it and that followed. Viramo interviewed the filmmaker, actor and stunt [...]

“Gotcha!”

Shahid remembers playing his trumpet for drive-by in Rajneeshpuram and discourse in Pune.

Rajneeshpuram, An Experiment to Provoke God

Viramo's review on this "even-handed, skillfully produced movie originally made for public television." Written, directed, produced and co-edited by Deva Michael, it was first [...]

Osho in Oregon 1985

Archive documentary on Rajneeshpuram following Osho's and Sheela's arrests. Broadcast originally in October 1985 by KGW 8, the NBC TV affiliate in Portland, Oregon.

Sentences and passages cut from Osho’s discourses

Surendra found some passages in Maneesha's book from the eighties, 'Osho: The Buddha for the Future' that throw more light on the 'edited and missing' parts of discourses given by [...]

Paradise lost as guru flees  - “It’s all a joke.”

Nick Licata remembers visiting Rajneeshpuram after Osho had left and been arrested in Charlotte, just before the Ranch closed. Published on Medium, March 23, 2018.

Coping with the media coverage

An excerpt from Punya's book On the Edge recounting the time she was filing press clippings: "Most of my friends had no idea of what was going on in the media and would not have [...]

Osho speaking in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon

A six-part video series selected from Osho's talks compiled under 'Priests & Politicians – The Mafia of the Soul' on the Osho International YouTube channel.

Lakes, dams and new buildings in a ‘non-existent’ town

On her second visit to Rajneeshpuram, Punya discovers the many changes that were made during her 9-month absence, and wonders how suddenly a city could be disincorporated and [...]

Osho loves to go fast

Another excerpt from Deva Peter’s successful book, ’93 Rolls-Royces’.

Rajneeshpuram in black and white

Nandan recently discovered photos that were taken in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon, USA, mostly during the first years of the commune.

Rajneeshpuram: Ground Zero for the New Man

The Great American Eclipse will take place on Monday, August 21, 2017, which has already been widely marked as an auspicious day. Incidentally, the path of this eclipse will pass [...]

Summer festival: colourful drive-by

Subodhi's photographs taken during the 1984 World Festival in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon.

93 Rolls-Royces – review

Roshani reviews Deva Peter Haykus' book; "Appealing to the Eye and Easily Devoured!"

Narendra with his Orange Tibetan Hat

Punya remembers working as a bus driver in Rajneeshpuram.

Light within Shadow

A personal reckoning of 13 years of commune life - by Priya Huffman

River Rafting on the John Day

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

Where There’s No Will There’s No Way

Final part (four of four) of Max Brecher's in-depth analysis: 'A Radically New Look at Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and a Controversial American Commune'.

Same Old Leopard, Same Old Spots

Part three of Max Brecher's analysis on the 'Controversial American Commune'.

For Love and Money

Part two of Max Brecher's: 'A Radically New Look at Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and a Controversial American Commune'.

The Zaitz Alert

Part 1 of Max Brecher: A radically new look at Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and a controversial American commune.

Rajneeshpuram Residents Profile

Interesting data about the population in Rajneeshpuram collected by the University of Oregon in 1983

The Rajneeshpuram Experiment: Utopia Found and Lost

The story of how Tarun, a deaf and autistic boy of 20, becomes a role model during his months in Rajneeshpuram.

The Rajneeshpuram Experiment: The Beginning

An excerpt from Roshani's autobiography: her first visit to the Oregon Commune in 1982.