Archive for Remembering Here&Now

Golden Ballpoint Pens for Osho

Satyananda recalls how he dealt with Laxmi's request to buy two golden ballpoint pens for Osho.

Guarding in a Judogi

This is part 9 of Bodhena' Samsara: how he becomes a guard in the ashram

A Really Weird Afternoon

Madhuri remembers a visit to the Ranch of two representatives of the telephone company

Hiking in the Dark

Madhuri's late night roaming in the Oregon hills

Osho’s Rolls in the US Press

Punya remembers filing hundreds of press clippings with the photos of Osho's Rolls Royces

Baksheesh and a Peg Leg

Bodhena's story continues: politicians, knives, journalists and a broken leg

Loving Berlin and Moving on to Rajneeshpuram

Part 4 of Bhagawati's interview about her life after Pune 1

The Fuck Joke

Another juicy excerpt from Bodhena's sannyas story

It Was Absolute Magic

Part 3 of Bhagawati's interview about her life in Pune 1

Osho, Could you Smile?

Part 2: Muni becomes an ashram photographer and meets Osho again 'on the job'

An Extraordinarily Ordinary Man

Veena is asked to take the measurements to sew the curtains for Osho's room

Travels with Sadhus and Yarns of Wool

Part 2 of Buddhaprem's sannyas story

The 16th Karmapa Speaks About Osho

The 16th Lama Karmapa speaks about Osho and his work as a World Teacher, and about past lives

Govind Siddharth’s Visit to the 16th Karmapa

The 16th Karmapa speaks to Govind Siddharth about Osho

How I found my master or how he found me

A delightful picture of the hippie times by Buddhaprem (part 1)

My Geography Thesis

Part 6: Bodhena's scientific and humorous evaluation of the population at the Poona ashram in 1978/79

Ashram Life

Part 2 of an interview given by Bhagawati to Atul Anand of Osho World in Delhi

Fragments of Our Memories

Fragments and glimpses of a day in Pune 1 times

Drink it, Drink it All!

Part 1: Muni's adventures while taking photographs of Osho in Pune 1 and in Crete

Osho Making Fun of our Seriousness

How Maneesha coped, as a question-asker, when Osho was playing with us

The Last Drive-by

Part 5 of Roshani's visit to the Ranch during the Second World Celebration

The Dutch Ladies and Other Meetings

Part 4 of Roshani's notes on the Summer Celebration at the Ranch in 1983

I Had Come Home

Bhagawati is interviewed on the life in the ashram and the communes

No ‘ifs’ and no ‘buts’

Bodhena's story continues: girls, kids, groups and leaving darshan with the master

Seven Years Working in the Buddhafield – by a Pune 1 Leftover

Vandana recalls how she became an editor of Osho's books and then moved on to become an actress in the Theater Group

More adventures in Bengal

Part 2 of Chinmaya's adventures as a family member in Bengal

Eighty Four Hours of Wakefulness

Satya Vedant tells us the story of a journey from New York on a bus full of 'Share-a-Home' people

The Photographer and the Master

The story of how Sarjano started taking photographs of Osho - and in particular the ones with the marigolds

Strange and More Strange Things

Part 3 of Roshani’s notes from the 2nd Annual World Celebration in 1983

Taking Sannyas

Bodhena takes sannyas and comments with humour on the going-ons in the ashram of those days

Kali Puja and other Adventures in Bengal

Part 1: Kali Puja - From a Bengal Diary by Chinmaya Dunster from 1986

Women’s Jealousy

Osho's answer to Maneesha's question exposes the jealousy of all the women in the commune

Amongst His Books

Madhuri remembers her time working in Osho's library

Enjoying the Festival

Part 2 of Roshani's visit to the Ranch during the Second World Celebration

An Unusual Ambulance Ride

Premananda remembers an accident and ambulance ride on the Ranch

What’s Cooking?

Part 3: Bodhena arrives in Poona in 1977 and enrolls for his first groups

The Barbarous Mind

Hits upon hits - to understand jealousy: "Whatever I am saying to one person, everybody has to look within himself to see whether that is applicable to him…"

Impressions of the Second World Celebration

Part 1: Roshani, still a non-sannyasin, arrives at her first Celebration on the Ranch

A Visit from the East

Veena remembers Tamo San's visit to Pune and her own visit to her house in Japan

A Narrow Escape

Part 2: Bodhena travels across Africa in the early seventies

July! Not May!

Toby recalls an event when he had to replace in a video the word 'May' with 'July'

How I Got Fired

Madhuri's adventures while working, worshipping and playing in the Buddhafield

The Bursting of the Boil

Anando reading the questions for a second and third day? Even changing Maneesha's questions? It all got resolved through spontaneous...

Orange Connection Event 1981

Remembering the Orange Connection Event in Berlin, November 1981

Coming Back for More

Part 1 of Bodhena’s Adventures in Samsara

Fashion on the Ranch

Being fashion conscious in the middle of nowhere...

The Princesses (part 2)

Part 2 of a Madhuri's fictional 'real' story: two princesses and a queen meet princes, fortune tellers and finally...

Taking Care of Osho

In an interview given to Sudha in 1978, Nirvano tells her story about how she came to meet Osho

The Device

Maneesha tells the story when Osho called her 'serious'

My Leaving Darshan

Osho talks to Jeevan about sexuality during her leaving darshan and she sings him a song