“The Mumbai Charity Commissioner has called both sides on June 6, 2022, for a crucial hearing,” writes Shantanu Guha Ray in Money Control on May 28, 2022.
Keerti voices his concern and opinion about the attempted sale of the Basho Pond plots by the trustees of the OSHO International Meditation Resort.
Remarkably detailed and balanced article by Pankaj P. Khelkar offers more information about the recent Appeal to Maharashtra’s Charity Commissioner. Published in India Today, July 1, 2021.
Osho disciples urged Maharashtra Governor to launch investigation into OIF, writes Manoj Dattatrye More in The Indian Express, June 28, 2021.
New date of hearing in Charity Commissioner office is 14th June 2021. Alongside the objection by Osho Friends Foundation to the sale of the plots which is presently with the Charity Commissioner in Mumbai, Neelam wrote a letter to the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, asking for his support in the matter.
Nine Osho disciples have now objected to the proposed sale of three-acre land at the Osho International Meditation Resort in Pune. What the controversy is all about? Pankaj Khelkar in India Today, published on March 17, 2021.
Letter by Global Connections, dated March 6, 2021, on behalf of the Management Team, sent out to Friends and Centre Leaders.
A show presented by Raghav Malhotra at New India News Live – discussing Osho’s intellectual property rights, the role of OIF, and the importance of Osho’s Samadhi in Pune.
Garimo talks about Osho’s active meditations, the effort to keep the instructions as close to how Osho had taught them, to retain their original music tracks and more…
In an unexpected development, OIF submitted a Motion to Dismiss the case with prejudice, writes Blake Brittain. Published in Bloomberg Law on February 6, 2020. (Our post also includes the Court document.)
Advocate Rishabh Gandhi, on behalf of petitioner Yogesh Thakkar, pointed out serious deficiencies in the probe conducted by the investigating officers of Pune Police into the allegedly forged will of Osho. Published in the Hindustan Times on April 19, 2019.
A documentary filmmaker and Swiss company claim their works featuring Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, known as Osho, were used without permission in the Netflix docuseries, writes Ashley Cullins. Published in The Hollywood Reporter on January 31, 2019. (Our post also includes the Court document.)
Inspired by the docuseries Wild Wild Country, Anke Richter visits Osho International Resort in Pune and writes about her experiences during a week’s stay. Published in stuff, New Zealand, on June 10, 2018.
Osho International’s statement in regard to the docuseries ‘Wild Wild Country’, posted on Facebook by Pratap.
‘OSHO’ brand ruling in a European court has split the worldwide followers of the India-born spiritual guru once again, writes Abhay Vaidya in the Hindustan Times, on December 5, 2017.
A court in the European Union recently upheld rulings of lower tribunals (not courts) that had allowed OSHO as a trademark for OIF in the EU only. Sangeet explains the implications and preceding events, which are of high interest to all.
“Please note that Osho can never be a brand; he is a Buddha, an awakened one, an enlightened mystic. He belongs to the whole humanity. Nobody or no institution can monopolise his vision,” says Swami Chaitanya Keerti. Published in the Hindustan Times on October 15, 2017.
A shockingly wrongful assessment by the Swiss Supervisory Board EDI in response to Ramateertha’s complaint to the Swiss ruling about the OIF and the forged will of Osho.
25 videos of Osho Sandesh V Magazine, posted by Osho Sandesh at Osho Tapoban Centre in Nepal on YouTube, have been terminated on demand by OIF.
François Pilet writes in L’Hebdo, weekly French-language news magazine, Lausanne, Switzerland, on December 11, 2014
Sangeet’s in-depth analysis about the ongoing court case involving OIF, Zurich and the forged ‘will’.
In their decree on September 12, 2014 the Swiss Confederation, Interior Department (EDI) retracted their provisional suspension of June 2, 2014 of the entire board of OIF.
An update on the present court cases regarding the European TM case and the Swiss Ruling for OIF, Zurich.
While an investigation into OIF is underway in Switzerland, there’s news about the European TM case and several letters have been distributed which you can read via the links given below. Ramateertha has responded to the letter by the Inner Circle on June 26, 2014 (PDF):
As reported, according to a Swiss ruling the entire Foundation Board of Osho International Foundation was provisionally suspended. The 30 days granted for an appeal expire on July 2, 2014.
Breaking News! The entire Foundation Board of Osho International Foundation is to be provisionally suspended.
Koregaon Park police on Thursday served summons to Mukesh Sarda as one of the administrators of the Osho International Meditation Resort.
Posted October 2, 2013 by Ketaki Latkar in the Pune Mirror: Former trustees and petitioners question sale proceeds from book titles translated in over 65 languages, audio and video recordings, worth Rs 60 crore.
Premgeet of Osho Work Org. and Osho Friends Foundation, Pune, sent this update on the current court case against Osho International Foundation (OIF):
Bombay High Court’s interim order about the controversial Koregaon Park property transfer to Darshan Trust. DNA reports on 11.1.2013:
Article by Namrata Joshi in Outlook, India, issue October 15, 2012: The Osho commune, nay Meditation Resort is beset with fraud charges.
After various articles and comments that were rather confusing and often misleading, we have found the posting of the article below to be transparent and unbiased, giving a better overview about which steps were taken with regard to the property transfer in Koregaon Park, a property that used to be called Sanai.