Archive for Rajneeshpuram

Sentences and passages cut from Osho’s discourses

Surendra found some passages in Maneesha's book from the eighties, 'Osho: The Buddha for the Future' that throw more light on the 'edited and missing' parts of discourses given by [...]

WWC: Zen cowboys in the naked city – by Harp

Harp writes on the new docuseries: "For Wild Wild Country viewers to conflate what became a treacherous power struggle of 'us versus them' with the ethos and character of the [...]

Paradise lost as guru flees  - “It’s all a joke.”

Nick Licata remembers visiting Rajneeshpuram after Osho had left and been arrested in Charlotte, just before the Ranch closed. Published on Medium, March 23, 2018.

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 [...]

WWC: Wired, Wired Country – 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 Osho International 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 [...]

WWC: Wild Wild Country – 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."

Osho loves to go fast

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

Wild Wild Country (announcement)

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.

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.