Archive for Rajneeshpuram

Coping with the media coverage

An excerpt from Punya's book On the Edge recounting the time she was filing press clippings: "Most of my friends had no idea of what was going on in the media and would not have [...]

Wild Wild Country – Review by Dhiren

The first thing is, have you binge-watched it yet or not? Just tracking the publicity leading up to Netflix's launch of the 6-part docuseries, 'Wild, Wild, Country', had certainly [...]

Osho speaking in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon

A six-part video series selected from Osho's talks compiled under 'Priests & Politicians – The Mafia of the Soul' on the OshoInternational YouTube channel.

Lakes, dams and new buildings in a ‘non-existent’ town

On her second visit to Rajneeshpuram, Punya discovers the many changes that were made during her 9-month absence, and wonders how suddenly a city could be disincorporated and [...]

Wild Wild Country – Review by Roshani

Roshani Shay PhD reviews the six-part Netflix documentary series on Rajneeshpuram: “Wild, Wild Country certainly conveys the grandness of the experiment that was Rajneeshpuram."

Wild Wild Country: 8/10 stars

Review by Adam Patterson, published on Film Pulse, March 12, 2018. Release date of the docu-series: March 16, 2018 on Netflix.

Osho loves to go fast

Another excerpt from Deva Peter’s successful book, ’93 Rolls-Royces’.

Wild Wild Country

Netflix's documentary series (to be shown on the weekend of March 16) about a guru cult's Oregon expansion in the '80s is full of unbelievable twists and intriguingly short on easy [...]

Rajneeshpuram in black and white

Nandan recently discovered photos that were taken in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon, USA, mostly during the first years of the commune.

Rajneeshpuram: Ground Zero for the New Man

The Great American Eclipse will take place on Monday, August 21, 2017, which has already been widely marked as an auspicious day. Incidentally, the path of this eclipse will pass [...]

Summer festival: colourful drive-by

Subodhi's photographs taken during the 1984 World Festival in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon.

93 Rolls-Royces – review

Roshani reviews Deva Peter Haykus' book; "Appealing to the Eye and Easily Devoured!"

Narendra with his Orange Tibetan Hat

Punya remembers working as a bus driver in Rajneeshpuram.

Light within Shadow

A personal reckoning of 13 years of commune life - by Priya Huffman

River Rafting on the John Day

… which was then known as Radha River, writes Srajan.

Rajneeshpuram Documentary

As previously reported, a documentary about Rajneeshpuram was broadcast by OPB in Oregon in November 2012. Here is the full film.

Where There’s No Will There’s No Way

Final part (four of four) of Max Brecher's in-depth analysis: 'A Radically New Look at Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and a Controversial American Commune'.

Same Old Leopard, Same Old Spots

Part three of Max Brecher's analysis on the 'Controversial American Commune'.

For Love and Money

Part two of Max Brecher's: 'A Radically New Look at Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and a Controversial American Commune'.

The Zaitz Alert

Part 1 of Max Brecher: A radically new look at Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and a controversial American commune.

Rajneeshpuram Residents Profile

Interesting data about the population in Rajneeshpuram collected by the University of Oregon in 1983

The Rajneeshpuram Experiment: Utopia Found and Lost

The story of how Tarun, a deaf and autistic boy of 20, becomes a role model during his months in Rajneeshpuram.

The Rajneeshpuram Experiment: The Beginning

An excerpt from Roshani's autobiography: her first visit to the Oregon Commune in 1982.