A story from The Pieces of My Heart, an autobiography by Deva (David Goldberg).
Chintan talks to Punya about his early life, his studies, meeting Osho, making cheese in the Pune ashram, and his farming experience on the Ranch.
Shantidharm leaves Pune, works in Paris, Rajneeshpuram and a few communes in Germany and Switzerland. And in Berlin he meets Deepa, his life companion! (Part 2)
Shantidharm writes about growing up in France, his travels and finally his arrival in Pune. (Part 1)
Transcript of an interview with Veena about Nirvano by Swaram for Love Osho’s podcasts; broadcast on 11 December 2019.
In his third article of his series, Bernard Levin described observing sannyasins, and commented on the impact Laxmi had on him. Published in The Times, UK, 10 April 1980.
In his second article of four, Bernard Levin described the impact Osho’s presence and discourse has. Published in The Times, UK, 9 April 1980.
In his first article of four, Bernard Levin described his impressions upon visiting the ashram and seeing Osho during the discourse he attended. Published in The Times, UK, 8 April 1980.
Another excerpt from Steve Small’s book, ‘Mind the Gap’; his question to Osho is read in discourse, Primal group and lessons taken on from the therapists.
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.
An excerpt from Steve Small’s book, ‘Mind the Gap’; impressions of his arrival in India and Poona and doing the Enlightenment Intensive.
In the wake of Netflix’s ‘Wild Wild Country’ showing, Myles Bonnar and Steven Brocklehurst from BBC Scotland News report on Hugh Milne (aka Shivamurti). This post includes the radio interview on which the article is based. Published on June 4, 2018.
Ragini recalls relating with Deeksha during the time she worked in Vrindavan kitchen during Pune 1 times.
Purushottama’s writes about his taking sannyas in his book ‘From Lemurs to Lamas: Confessions of a Bodhisattva’
Nandan reviews the book by Prof. Hugh B. Urban, subtitled ‘Sex, Spirituality and Capitalism in the Global Osho Movement’; published by University of California Press
Broadcast by Italian TV RAI in 1972, this rare footage shows Osho conducting a meditation camp and records his reply to a question by journalist Giovanni Costa (with English translation!).
Enjoy and tune into all that incredible energy, the river of love and marvelous long hair flying all over!
Part 6: Bodhena’s scientific and humorous evaluation of the population at the Poona ashram in 1978/79
Vandana recalls how she became an editor of Osho’s books and then moved on to become an actress in the Theater Group
Roshani is looking for personal anecdotes and stories about experiences around sex and gender roles in the Osho communes
Madhuri is invited by Osho for a drive in his Rolls in New Jersey and for a dance during a line-up in Jesus Grove on the Ranch