Rashid addresses the issue how to go about protecting Osho memorabilia once a sannyasin who had been gifted with a present, leaves their body.
In his column Abracadabra, K. B. Ganapathy explores the ‘Esoteric Group’ of nine persons known as ‘Navaratanas’ and some of Osho’s statements about the group. Published in the Star of Mysore on April 20, 2019.
Osho answers the question, “You have said that Buddha attained mahaparinirvana, but also that Buddha is to come once again in human form and will be known as Maitreya. How is it possible to take on a human form after reaching nirvana? Please explain this.”
In Rajneeshpuram, Osho declared a few sannyasins enlightened. Here is a question of one of them. Osho comments on how they reacted differently mentioning, among others, Vinod Bharti and Maitreya.
Beloved Buddha, Once, after Daiji had become an enlightened master, he said to his monks, “I’m not going to explain any more debates; you know, it’s just a disease.” At this, a monk stood up from the assembly and came forward; Daiji went back to his room. On another occasion, when Daiji was sweeping the