Author Archives: satyadeva
In his second article for Sannyas News, Prem Ritvik seeks to explain why one need not worry at all about the future of Sannyas and where it is heading. “I see a great future for the materialist spiritualist” (Osho) Sannyas … Continue reading
Here’s the first of a series of articles by Prem Ritvik, a 23 year-old Indian sannyasin who’s recently come across Sannyas News and made his fresh presence felt. (N.B: Apologies for the imperfect lay-out, we’re not totally au fait with … Continue reading
Many people think I simply criticise Osho´s Pune Resort Management all the time. Here is a different approach. One thing I appreciate about Osho Resort Management is their non-sentimental approach towards ‘Late Osho Jain’. They don´t sell beliefs in ‘dead men walking’, … Continue reading
Shantam Prem continues his series of contributions with some harsh words for some leading Indian and Nepalese disciples, accusing them of “grandiose narcissism”, while hoping that “maybe this little piece can create a new string of discussion. With the addition of comments, the ground reality will unfold.”
‘Osho Times’, ‘Osho World’ – ‘Osho Space’, ‘Osho Universe’?! Very rarely has some small cult suffered from such grandiose narcissism.
If it were in the hands of such religious zealots, their heads and hearts would like to add the prefix ‘Osho with Banana, Papaya, Pineapple’ too!
If one goes through the Facebook posts of Indians who have been hooked by Osho through his youtube videos, the world needs only one thing: Listen to Osho and spread what Osho says, what Osho said.
Because Facebook is the one and only site of cut-and-paste quotations, Osho´s words dominate the one-liner virtual world. On the basis of this, 3-5 small-time, semi-religious entrepreneurs from Nepal and India travel around the world boasting their close proximity with Osho when He was ‘Acharya’.
Sometimes I wonder why none of the foreigners play the ambassador role for spreading Osho´s work of taking meditation camps.