Archive for Letters / Opinions

The Science of Laughter – TIME special issue

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.

Nirvano, a beloved friend

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 [...]

A picture of the sun – is not the Sun

A letter from Neeraj about the recent European decision to accept the sign OSHO® as a branding / trademark for products and services.

It’s only a brand

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 [...]

Ramateertha on EU Court of Justice Decision on the “Osho” Trademark

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].

The reality of Osho’s death

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.

Trinity – the Meditative Therapy for the 21st Century

Marc Itzler (Divakar) writes about the 9-day format of the Mystic Rose process.

Osho Chair and Ripple Effects

Responding to the news about the inauguration of the Osho Chair in Gujarat, India, Anugraha writes to Satya Vedant.

Osho Chair in Gujarat Now Officially Established

Satya Vedant sent us an update about the Osho Chair at the V.N.S.G South Gujarat University in Surat, India.

Stop Making Russia the Enemy

Subhuti's Open Letter to President-elect Donald Trump.

Osho’s Mystic Rose Meditation

A letter from Leela about the use of the name Osho Mystic Rose for the group process she developed.

Stop This Sensationalist Nonsense

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 [...]

Osho Chair in Gujarat Soon to be Officially Established

An update by Satya Vedant in regard of the establishing of an Osho Chair at South Gujarat University in Surat, India.

Australia: A New Osho Commune in the Works!

A group of friends in Australia are looking to live communally again. A property goes to auction soon.

A Letter to Christopher Hitchens

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 [...]

Proposal for an Osho Chair in Gujarat

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.

Osho Chair Proposed in California

Satya Vedant sent an update about the progress for having an Osho Chair at GTU, affiliated to the University of California, Berkeley.

Buddhas Behind Bars

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,

Leaving the Nest

As many of our readers know, Prabhavati Dwabha has created a remarkable NGO in the foothills of the Himalayas.

The Name of the Story is the Story of a Name

Sarlo writes about research and findings in regard to the transition from Bhagwan to Osho.

Another OIF Harrassment

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.

Remembering Dave Frohnmeyer

On the occasion of Dave Frohnmeyer's death on March 9, 2015, Sangeet writes about her personal interactions with him.

Christmas Blessings

A letter from Dhyan Avesh.

Are We Becoming an ‘Old Boys Club’?

An open letter from Sajjad.

An Open Letter to Both Hands of Osho

A letter from Shantam Prem about the latest Swiss ruling re OIF, Zurich.

European TM case and Swiss OIF Ruling

An update on the present court cases regarding the European TM case and the Swiss Ruling for OIF, Zurich.

Osho Research and Archive Center

Champak wrote to us about the latest developments and changes at the Osho Galleria Oregon.

European TM Case (Update)

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 [...]

Updated: Avalon Springs in California

An incredible opportunity to acquire an ideal place for a sannyasin community.

A Call for Artists

A letter from Nirguna from the new art gallery in Miami.

Manmade Destruction and Divine Intervention

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 [...]

Open Letter to PM Manmohan Singh

Amareesh calls upon the Indian PM to protect natural ecosystems and end the use of coal.

In Defense of the Indefensible

Sarjano writes about the duty of an intellectual to write the truth and to shake up people by writing the blatant truth.

Yellow Press in India

Shantam Prem from India is fed up with the yellow Hindi press writing nonsense about Osho

Respect Osho’s Words

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.

Red Mirror

Antar Marc responds to 'Der Spiegel's recent article, Predator's Without Chain.

Photos Wanted!

We'd love to have your photographs!

Mantra Meditation Journey

An invitation to a free 21-day Mantra Journey with Deva and Miten


Shanti’s letter in response to the publishing of his article, ‘Osho, The Midwife of My Soul’:

Tribal Revival

An insider’s vision of our shared Sangha and sometimes moving beyond it all.

Co-Exist or Exit

Premgeet of Osho Work Org. and Osho Friends Foundation, Pune, sent this update on the current court case against Osho International Foundation (OIF):

Sannyas Initiation in a Dream

An image of Osho from a Bombay discourse and a quote that went around the sannyas community a couple of years ago, had another recorded strong impact, resulting in taking sannyas. [...]

The God Letter

Last month, a hand-written letter by Albert Einstein was auctioned on eBay, and went for more than 3 Million Dollars to an anonymous online bidder.

Answer by the Inner Circle

Garimo and The Meditation Resort Management Team answer Shola's letter on October 6, 2012.

Open Letter to the Inner Circle

Shola's letter of 24 September 2012 after being banned to enter the Resort – first published in Facebook.

Señor Death

Death Ceremonial Master Anubuddha's stories for beloved Mangala.

My House Was Pulled Down in Pune

Devika's letter about her experience of living in the Resort after she lost her flat.

Taking Sannyas in 2012

Shahido writes about taking sannyas in 2012 via e-mail:

Selling My Flat in Pune

Wendelin wrote a letter regarding his perceptions about the activities at the Osho Resort in Pune.