Dharmen’s Last Move

I knew Dharmen (‘Brian’ to me) as a friend for the last 10 years or more and having read the tributes to him here in a previous string I agree they are richly deserved. A strange coincidence is that I … Continue reading

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Frank Questions: Is Cancer just Neurosis Contingent?

I notice that Osho News on 21st May published an Osho quote on the subject of cancer running under the header : “Cancer can exist only in a certain neurotic state of mind”. Cancer Osho says,  controversially perhaps: “When the … Continue reading

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Dharmen Dies

Dharmen ( Brian Hemmings) died at the Marie Curie Hospice in Hampstead, London last Tuesday (May 16th, 2017) . (He is now the second founder of Sannyas News to die. ( Prem Paritosh died in 2009).  Sannyas News (digital version) … Continue reading

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Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose: Pravasi

Some idiots have denied for whatever reason that Pravasi ever saw the inside of a prison cell. Here below is an article which he gave to SN in our early days just to address that at least. Suddenly there is … Continue reading

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Pravasi, manufacturer of LSD dies

Nicholas Sand, (Swami Pravasi) Chemist,  Who Sought to Bring LSD to the World, Dies at 75 Pravasi in August 1970 One day in 1964, Pravasi, a Brooklyn-born son of a spy for the Soviet Union, took his first acid trip. … Continue reading

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