Shantidharm leaves Pune, works in Paris, Rajneeshpuram and a few communes in Germany and Switzerland. And in Berlin he meets Deepa, his life companion! (Part 2)
An interview with Deuter (Chaitanya Hari) by Waduda and Bhikkhu, founders of the music label, New Earth Records.
Shantidharm writes about growing up in France, his travels and finally his arrival in Pune. (Part 1)
A video interview of Devakant where he speaks about music (“the queen of the arts”), his first spiritual experience, how he discovered Osho, how Osho worked on him, and about creativity and discipline.
An interview with Devageet, who was Osho’s personal dentist, given around 1998: his path to sannyas, the books he edited and his transformative work – which will continue…
Ole from German OTI talked to Niskriya (aka Stonehead Niskriya) – famous ‘First German Zen Master’, about his relationship with Osho and his gratitudes in life.
Suha met Nabil Ghandi at Osho Tapoban in Nepal and introduced us to him. We asked a few questions about his passion – and profession: photography.
Subhuti’s journey from journalist to ghost-writer, memoir-writer, novelist and finally to published author with ‘Wild Wild Guru’.
In Memory of Osho’s disciple Yog Chinmaya: Bodhichitta’s spiritual journey at his feet & Bhagawati’s visit to his commune in Bageshwar.
Exciting news: the Osho TLV Meditation Centre in Tel Aviv, Israel, opened end of last month with a big celebration and champagne. (Lani talked to Punya via WhatsApp)
An interview with Padma about her life as an artist, and in more detail, painting on Japanese screens covered in silver or gold leaf.
Musician, singer and teacher Prashanto writes about her creative musical journey from childhood to today.
Ageh Bharti’s impressions gathered during his visit to the institute last year: “Swami Alok (K. K. Tyagi) has silently done such amazing work that it was a great joy for me to observe the many activities.”
A small community and holistic venue in Portugal for health, relaxation and meditation, run by Pujari and Luisa.
An interview Maneesha conducted with Yoga Chinmaya approximately in 1977, which was published in the darshan diary, The Buddha Disease.
Rashid stays at the Osho Sannidhi Meditation Centre near Mysore (officially called Mysuru) for a month’s retreat.
Ageh Bharti visits Ma Kusum Bharti at the Osho Prem Bindu meditation center – and also remembers Osho’s early travels in the Punjab and a small event involving Kusum and Osho in Kulu Manali.
Dhyanraj’s personal story of how he came to purchase marble slabs from Osho’s bedroom and bathroom, from which – almost thirty years later – he is making pendants and wands.
Vistar writes about the Osho Bookshop and Meditation Center in Ahmedabad that his father started in 1994.
Karunesh answers Punya’s questions about his favourite albums, the way he composes, how Osho has influenced his life and why he has chosen Hawaii as his home. (Part 2 of 2)
World-renowned composer Karunesh talks about his love for music, meeting Osho and playing for him. (Part 1 of 2)
Flying with the stars and disappearing into realization – Our long-time astrologer Sitara spoke with us about the new direction her life has taken and why she stopped writing horoscopes.
After Viramo reported last September about OshoFest in Mexico, we asked him to write about that retreat center, the “ranch,” and the one in nearby Ensenada called Osho Gyan, both initiated by Kamala.
The life story of Kamala, a sannyasin who is now running two Osho Meditation centres in Mexico – by Viramo.
After a recent visit to Osho Tapoban in Nepal, Deva Dosa writes that the parks are so compelling, one seeker no longer asks if there is life after death, but is there death after life?
Pratiksha Apurv’s life and vision in colour – by Anand Kul Bhushan. “Listening to Osho, I get lost. I’m not here, then painting just happens; I’m not painting but expressing my meditative experiences,’’ she says.
Majid reflects on his life as a sannyasin and former head of the Osho Miasto commune in Tuscany, and also on his role as Osho’s Ambassador for Italy and as editor in chief of the left-wing magazine Re Nudo.
Suruchi tells Punya her life story on a leisurely afternoon, fortified with tea and biscuits; “This man [Osho] was saying things that I knew really deep in my heart.”
Dhyan Angelica writes about the Aumm Institute in the Netherlands; how she was attracted to visit and her experience in that Buddhafield.
In the last part of our interview, Gayan talks about the time she danced around Osho in the big meditation hall, the Mandir, during the Festivals in Rajneeshpuram. (Part 4 of 4)
With Gayan we move from Pune to Osho’s stopover at Chidvilas – nicknamed ‘The Castle’ – in New Jersey where she starts sewing the robes for him, and then on to Rajneeshpuram.
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 coordinator Deva Michael.
Gayan shares moments with Osho…showing robes and dancing in darshan…being a vehicle for Osho’s energy. (Part 2 of 4)
Ojas wrote about his life-changing experiences, from his first Dynamic Meditation, living in the ashram in Pune and commune in Rajneeshpuram, to the recent interviews he gave after the Wild Wild Country craze unfolded in the Netherlands.
Maria-Carin’s life story; from Czechoslovakia to Germany, Ko Hsuan in England; on to India, Italy and Australia, her home now where she cooks and dances – and is writing a cookbook.
Gayan shares her moments when she danced in darshan for Osho and his disciples – and talks about her studies as a professional dancer. (‘My Story’ – part 1 of 4)
Rashid recently visited the resort in Kakkadampoyil, a small village 2300 feet above sea level, located in Malappuram District, Kerala, India. The village has recently emerged as a major tourist destination.
A detailed biography of hypnotherapist Anand Santosh, aka Jeru Kabbal (1930-2000) written by Nishkam, the author of a new book about his life and work, published in Germany, to celebrate 40 years of Dehypnotherapy.
From Adhiraj we hear about the buddhafield in Georgia – with an invitation to come and visit. But where is this Georgia?
Paul Prem Nadama talks to Punya about his life as a television director and singer-songwriter, and what taking on a new name means to him.
Veet Diti writes about her life, always devoted to singing and playing music in various settings, the many travels from Australia across the globe and finding Osho.
How musician and web designer Jamie St Clair came to run a cafe-cum-art-gallery in Northern Germany. “I love that my place also exhibits art; it attracts creative people for coffee and cake, people who also love to share their own experiences with art, but also with music.”
In the last part of this interview, Lani talks about her life after Pune 2, and her mother Hanya’s death. “As his ambassador I never think, ‘Now I have to do…’ Osho had answered my question with, ‘You go where the energy is needed, you follow your energy.’ … This is the gift that he gave me; to encourage me to be myself even more. “
What transformed a Bollywood superstar, Vinod Khanna, into Osho’s sannyasin, Swami Vinod Bharti? Kul Bhushan traces his bumpy journey.
Flutist Manose answers questions at a gathering during the Gayatri Festival on Corfu in July 2016. “When I was eight, one night I heard a sound come from Boudhanath, the stupa opposite our house. I sat up on my bed in the dark. I heard this amazing sound, amazing… so powerful that I could not sleep the whole night.”
Lani speaks about her life after leaving Rajneeshpuram; her travels (Israel, Greece, India, Korea and Russia during Gorbachev’s time), to promote Osho’s books at fairs and to find suitable publishers and, of course, about how she ‘became’ Osho’s World Ambassador.
Nandin tells her story: how she first came to Rajneeshpuram, played for Osho in Pune and became a street musician.
Lani talks to Punya about events during her young adulthood and seeing Osho for the first time. “The newsletter had an article about David working on the farm in Rajneeshpuram. I said to myself, ‘My brother is working on the farm? Getting his fingernails dirty? There must be something happening there.’”