Roshani saw the play by the Hand2Mouth Theater Company who used the Rajneeshpuram experiment as an inspiration.
Pritish Nandy delivers “A shining image of a rockstar gone all wrong.” Published in India Today Magazine on September 15, 2017, including some comments.
Nandan recently discovered photos that were taken in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon, USA, mostly during the first years of the commune.
The Great American Eclipse will take place on Monday, August 21, 2017, which has already been widely marked as an auspicious day. Incidentally, the path of this eclipse will pass right over Rajneeshpuram. Arjuna explains his take on it.
Lani speaks about her life after leaving Rajneeshpuram; her travels (Israel, Greece, India, Korea and Russia during Gorbachev’s time), to promote Osho’s books at fairs and to find suitable publishers and, of course, about how she ‘became’ Osho’s World Ambassador.
Lani talks to Punya about events during her young adulthood and seeing Osho for the first time. “The newsletter had an article about David working on the farm in Rajneeshpuram. I said to myself, ‘My brother is working on the farm? Getting his fingernails dirty? There must be something happening there.’”
In the second part of the interview, Maneesha talks to Bhagawati about her time in Pune 2 and Sedona.
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
Roshani reports on a retrospective on Rajneeshpuram which was held at the University of Oregon Library last April.
We gladly see one of our most beloved songs spreading and being carried on by other groups, and even in Oregon!
Whatever happened to Vinod Bharti, friends from outside India sometimes inquire. And the Daily Bhaskar (TDB), India, in its usual sensational yellow press and not-so-factual mind-set, has recently asked: What has happened to actor Vinod Khanna?
In this video, ol’ blue-eyes Frank Sinatra’s song ‘I Believe in You’ was mixed with footage of Osho and Rajneeshpuram. It would all fit perfectly had the words ‘I believe in you’ been changed into ‘I am in love with you’! Belief is not what Osho or sannyasins are about. Believing can be likened to crutches, love is flying high and independent!
Soon to be broadcast lifestream on OPB (no, not Osho Public Broadcast), the Oregon Public Broadcasting TV station, a documentary about Rajneeshpuram.
Final part (four of four) of Max Brecher’s in-depth analysis: ‘A Radically New Look at Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and a Controversial American Commune’.
Subtitle: “He called himself Bhagwan and in the end Osho. He was at first the sex– then the Rolls Royce Guru. 22 years after the mystic’s death his ideas live on in hundreds of meditation centers – and in Germany even in communes.
Part two of Max Brecher’s: ‘A Radically New Look at Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and a Controversial American Commune’.
Part 1 of Max Brecher: A radically new look at Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and a controversial American commune.
Osho to Madhuri: “The only suffering that has any value is the suffering for love. If you suffer thirty hours for half an hour of love, it is worth.”
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