First of all, I mean no offense to the tens of thousands of people who consider exiled Indian mystic, bestselling author, free love advocate, Rolls-Royce aficionado Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, also known as Osho, now deceased, as their guru. I'm all for gurus, truth be told, and have no problem with free love and fine cars. I am not qualified to pass judgment on a man I never met, whose legacy I've only experienced over the course of a day and a half spent skulking around the state-of-the-art resort named for him in Pune, India. The resort markets itself as a mix between "the meditation qualities of a Gautama the Buddha and the resort qualities of a Zorba the Greek.
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This place is very profit oriented. I wouldn't have minded if they would have said the total amount up front, but they don't. Instead, after you pay, the keep adding charges they didn't bother mentioning - 1.
Osho means very different things for different people. For some he was a spiritual god-man with many wise words to influence the way we live life and our eternal pursuit for happiness. Without a doubt, he was the rich mans guru. He paraded the flow of wealth compared to the many other spiritual leaders who chose lives of abstinence and minimalism. He was controversial in his views. A constant critic of traditional religion and their institutions. He viewed that people should be loving to each other and not in loving relationships as it was an eternal battle for power between two people.
Yet another Covid positive person committed suicide in Andhra Pradesh by jumping from a Covid hospital. Happy faces, a welcoming atmosphere and warm people, it is that time of the year when the sprawling lush-green Osho Ashram lit up for the five-day Osho Spring Festival that brings artistes, painters, dancers and yogis from all across the globe under one roof. In the remotest taluka of Naxal-infested Gadchiroli district, an ashram school continues to ensure quality education for its students. Students of the Lok Biradari Ashram school, located in the Hemalkasa village of Bhamragarh taluka, excelled in the HSC exam with a pass percentage of The owner of an ashram in Shukertal was arrested for allegedly sexually harassing four children and forcing them and the others to work as labourers, police said on Friday. The centre will treat only asymptomatic patients.