Musician, singer and teacher Prashanto writes about her creative musical journey from childhood to today.
An interview Maneesha conducted with Yoga Chinmaya approximately in 1977, which was published in the darshan diary, The Buddha Disease.
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.
The life story of Kamala, a sannyasin who is now running two Osho Meditation centres in Mexico – by Viramo.
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.”
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)
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.
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.
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.’”
In the second part of the interview, Maneesha talks to Bhagawati about her time in Pune 2 and Sedona.
In this first part of an interview with Bhagawati, Maneesha talks about how she came to hear about Osho, the period in Oregon and her move to Europe.
Devapria writes about her mother, Kumud Gokani, author of two cookbooks and presenter of cooking classes on US TV.
Mutribo writes about the life of Premda Lowson, the actor, performer and contemporary storyteller who lives on the south coast of NSW, Australia, with his wife, Jan.
Pankaja writes about the video she made of an Indian sannyasin who loves, and is very good at Tai Chi.
Shazar, aged 67, is active in India: working at a children’s shelter and engaged with an Australian foundation to harvest water.
Pankaja films Zen Archer Bodhihanna at Osho Teerth Park and talks to her about her life as a child during WWII.