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Anasuya in Rajneeshpuram, 1984

Anasuya helps build the Hotel at Rajneeshpuram and experiences members of the Share-a-Home Program arrive and leave again – excerpted from her book, ‘All the Colors of the Rising Sun’.

In Komalta’s journey to sannyas, she comes, through her profession, into contact with the people from the publications department Naropa, and consequently with Osho’s words.

dancers in Buddha Hall

In this excerpt from Anasuya’s recently published book, ‘All the Colors of the Rising Sun’, the author arrives in Pune, discovers the monsoon showers, Osho’s meditations and rediscovers … dance.

Svarup’s review of Madhuri’s just released memoir. “Put some time aside to read this book; it is a precious companion for entertainment, and growth.”

A review by Chinmaya on Yousuf Tilly’s book, subtitled ’30 Days in the Osho Ashram, Discovering the Soul of a Spiritual Enterprise’.

Italian radio and TV screenwriter Roberta Lippi interviewed people who grew up with sannyasin parents or were sannyasins themselves. She stressed the fact that the title SOLI in Italian means ‘alone’ but also ‘suns’. By Punya

Anand Kul Bhushan selected several paintings from Pratiksha Apurv’s recently published coffee table book, ‘The Mystic and her Colours’ – and commented on them.

Nyay Bhushan presents his recently published photobook: “Most of the photographs in this book, celebrating the first decade of my art photography, were taken at numerous dance performances in New Delhi, India.”

Kitty Flanagan Feat

In answer to Canadian clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson’s new self-help book, ’12 Rules for Life’, in this satire Australian Kitty Flanagan counters with her own book, ‘488 Rules for Life’ on video. Published by ‘The Weekly’ on August 8, 2018.

In this video Maneesha describes how her book – now available as e-book – came to be written. She also explains how different the perceptions of her book are from those of the Netflix docuseries ‘Wild, Wild Country,’ which covered many of the same events.

Osho

Financial Chronicle’s Michael Gonsalves spent two days inside the secretive Osho Commune in Pune where the godman once stayed to bring a story of devotion, intrigue and a death shrouded in mystery, Published on mydigitalfc.com on July 1, 2018.

Eco-designer Samudra writes about growing up in Brittany (Northern France) – from her memoir ‘The Freedom of Having Nothing’: “There was never really a time when I wasn’t making new things out of old. It was always going to be that way.”

Murals of Tibet Feat

A thousand years of Tibetan masterpieces revealed for the first time. Writer and photographer Thomas Laird’s 10-year project records crumbling Buddhist murals before they are lost. Published in The Guardian on May 6, 2018.

An excerpt from Chapter 12 entitled ‘Ukrainian partnership’ of ecodesigner Samudra’s new book, ‘The Freedom of Having Nothing’.

Tarpan reviews Laherubhai’s book that was self-published in 2016, foreword by Anando: “This book provides not only an important historical record, but also a fascinating story of Laheru’s own journey as a seeker and his experiences with the master.”

Books I have loved

Having grown up with Rajneesh (Osho) in our student days and as a family friend, I am often asked what his teachings were! I don’t think that even Osho could have given a straight answer, writes S.K. Saksena. Published in ‘merinews’, Mumbai, on July 26, 2017.

Pipal Bot

Arun speaks about an incident with the police in Kathmandu, upon being arrested because he sold Osho’s books. Excerpt from his new book, ‘In Wonder with Osho’.