Veena, Sheela and the Twinkies
– a letter from Subhuti.
Veena, Sheela and the Twinkies
Letters to Osho News and short personal blogs.
A recent trip to the hospital in the time of the virus, penned by 91-year-old Peter Maxwell-Stewart, cousin of Anand Vandana.
A comment on FB by Kevin Akin where he remembers something he heard his father say regarding a shop in Riverside, California, where the family was living.
“We will also need a new societal structure that is more in alignment with our awakening consciousness,” states Mayuri in her essay about the implications of Covid-19.
In a letter, Siddho is asking: “Why wait for emergencies to be aware? Or to be compassionate? Or to be new and fresh every moment? Why not find out every day that our home is inside?”
A personal message from Nishant in the time of the coronavirus. “Feel free to share it as you like and also feel free to experiment with it according to your own understanding.”
Just back from a months-long journey in South East Asia, Chintan reports on what he found back home in Florida.
Marc writes about Namaste being the best choice to greet each other – in particular also during times when viruses and bacteria are rampant.
Swaram and Chetna write about their quest to connect with the earlier generations of sannyasins to create a bridge to the younger generations.
Keerti refers to the media coverage about Osho and his sannyasins and addresses how to go about negative statements in particular now on the occasion of Sheela’s visit to India.
Indivar’s letter to the editors commenting on the fact that they had omitted to mention Osho’s Meditative Therapy, the Mystic Rose, and explains the benefit of this 3-week process.
Veena, after hearing Anando say in a recent radio interview in Australia that Nirvano was a schizophrenic, questions this statement and gives her point of view about her long-time close friend’s health. (Updated with reply from Anando.)
A letter from Neeraj about the recent European decision to accept the sign OSHO® as a branding / trademark for products and services.
A court in the European Union recently upheld rulings of lower tribunals (not courts) that had allowed OSHO as a trademark for OIF in the EU only. Sangeet explains the implications and preceding events, which are of high interest to all.
On October 11, 2017, the European Court of Justice pronounced its verdict in the OSHO trademark case, writes Ramateertha [of Osho Lotus Commune, Cologne, Germany].
Because of recent allegations and comments that have been made publicly, Ageh Bharti wrote a letter to shed light on the circumstances of Osho’s death.
Responding to the news about the inauguration of the Osho Chair in Gujarat, India, Anugraha writes to Satya Vedant.
Satya Vedant sent us an update about the Osho Chair at the V.N.S.G South Gujarat University in Surat, India.
A recent TV report broadcast in Hindi on August 13, 2016 by ABP News, India, asking ‘Who killed Osho?’ made headline news in the national media and was also circulated on Facebook.
An update by Satya Vedant in regard of the establishing of an Osho Chair at South Gujarat University in Surat, India.
A group of friends in Australia are looking to live communally again. A property goes to auction soon.
In 2007, the late Krishna Prem sent this letter in response to the Osho chapter in ‘God is not Great’ to Hitchens, with copies to OIF and the book’s publisher. The letter was found ‘coincidentally’ by Sarlo on the web.
After visiting GTU at the University of California a few weeks ago, Satya Vedant reports about another proposal for an Osho Chair at the South Gujarat University, India.
Satya Vedant sent an update about the progress for having an Osho Chair at GTU, affiliated to the University of California, Berkeley.
A little known fact in our sangha is the more than one-and-a-half decade old dedication by Dhanyam and Avinasho to make Osho available to prisoners in the USA. Dhanyam writes,
As many of our readers know, Prabhavati Dwabha has created a remarkable NGO in the foothills of the Himalayas.
25 videos of Osho Sandesh V Magazine, posted by Osho Sandesh at Osho Tapoban Centre in Nepal on YouTube, have been terminated on demand by OIF.
On the occasion of Dave Frohnmeyer’s death on March 9, 2015, Sangeet writes about her personal interactions with him.
An update on the present court cases regarding the European TM case and the Swiss Ruling for OIF, Zurich.
While an investigation into OIF is underway in Switzerland, there’s news about the European TM case and several letters have been distributed which you can read via the links given below. Ramateertha has responded to the letter by the Inner Circle on June 26, 2014 (PDF):
As many of our readers know, Prabhavati Dwabha lives near Rishikesh above the Laxman Jhula bridge, where she built and runs an orphanage and the organic restaurant Ramana’s Garden, overlooking the river Ganges, many feet above the water level.
Sarjano writes about the duty of an intellectual to write the truth and to shake up people by writing the blatant truth.
It’s not the first time I have come across discrepancies in what Osho says in an audio discourse and the written form in a book or text.