Osho is asked to “Kindly shed some light on this uniqueness about your ashram.”
Excerpt from ‘The Cosmic Madhouse’; Satyananda has moved into the ashram to write his book and embarks with other sannyasins to Bombay for a media conference to neutralize the negative impressions the photos in the media stirred up, showing naked participants in the Leela and Tantra groups.
Bhagawati reviews the English translation of Satyananda’s bestseller, published in German in 1979 (‘Ganz entspannt im Hier und Jetzt’).
Those of our readers who are seasoned Pune travellers and have been wondering what happened in the city since they last visited – here’s an update. Manish Mansinh writes in GQ Gentleman’s Club: Pune Sessions. Published on September 27, 2018.
“Arun’s long-awaited autobiography is lightning striking the heart with joyous laughter, deepest tears, and an original portrait of Osho as never before seen,” says Prem Geet in her review.
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.
In 1988, Mahendra (aka Ananya) produced a video letter to his parents, showing a bit of his daily life in Poona, scenes from the ashram, Vipassana meditation, a beautiful reminder from Osho, and people meditating in Buddha Hall.
Part 6: Bodhena’s scientific and humorous evaluation of the population at the Poona ashram in 1978/79