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Book Reviews

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Videha’s review of Osho’s discourse series on one of the most famous and profound sutras of Buddha, the Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra, The Perfection of Wisdom That Cuts Like a Thunderbolt.

Svarup’s review of Madhuri’s just released memoir. “Put some time aside to read this book; it is a precious companion for entertainment, and growth.”

A review by Chinmaya on Yousuf Tilly’s book, subtitled ’30 Days in the Osho Ashram, Discovering the Soul of a Spiritual Enterprise’.

Roshani reviews Savita’s recently published book: “If you wish to partake in the intimacy with Osho afforded to early Indian sannyasins, this is the book for you.”

Veena reviews Devakant’s recently published book: “…as well as being a positive antidote to the recent ugly misrepresentations in the ‘Wild Wild Country’ debacle, it is an informative, precious, wonder-filled book that is infinitely worth reading.”

Surendra’s review of a new book based on a series of talks Osho gave in Hindi during the early 1960s, the first book by Osho ever published, entitled Samadhi Ke Teen Charan.

Busted in India Feat

A true story about three and a half years in an Indian prison by Mark O’Brien, aka Swami Alok Preetam; reviewed by Carolyn Boniface.

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The impossible adventure of a spiritual seeker and visionary physician who helped conquer the worst disease in history. Kaiyum reviews Larry Brilliant’s autobiographical book.

As meat consumption skyrockets, German writers and philosophers Peter Wohlleben and Richard David Precht insist that animals – and plants – have feelings, too, writes Antar Marc.

Merely a few weeks after releasing his 44th book, Arjuna (John Hogue) has published the 45th about humanity’s future outlook and Osho’s vision. For the first time in all his published books, he also speaks about himself and his inner journey, writes Bhagawati.

Tarpan reviews Laherubhai’s book that was self-published in 2016, foreword by Anando: “This book provides not only an important historical record, but also a fascinating story of Laheru’s own journey as a seeker and his experiences with the master.”

Harari

Marc explores two books by Yuval Noah Harari, who came to the conclusion that “Having raised humanity above the beastly level of survival struggles, we will now aim to upgrade humans into gods, and turn Homo sapiens into Homo deus.”

In Wonder Feat

“Arun’s long-awaited autobiography is lightning striking the heart with joyous laughter, deepest tears, and an original portrait of Osho as never before seen,” says Prem Geet in her review.

Tantric Dating Feat

Kaiyum reviews Catherine Auman’s (aka Dhyan Shaida) latest book and says, “…it shows a refreshing new paradigm in how to approach dating and finding a loving partner.”

Kaiyum reviews this very insightful and inspiring real-life book by Janwillem van de Wetering; “The numerous Zen stories are a delightful reminder of the clarity and simplicity of this approach to enlightenment and spiritual freedom.”

Chetan Parkyn co-wrote his latest work, The Book of Destinies, with his life partner Carola Eastwood (Nishtha). Shantamo wrote the review, “For a first taste of Human Design as well as to become acquainted with the Life Themes of yourself and others, I highly recommend this book.”