Thursday 8 February 2024

Mystic Spiritual Guru Rajneesh Osho: promised utopia Superb Rise & Shocking Fall ‘Sex Guru’-Drugs 93 Rolls-Royces.

Osho was a mystic. An Indian rebel saint who spoke nothing but truth which everybody knows but never dare to speak. He was a professor of phycology. And later the wanderer of spreading something beyond knowledge. 

He was such a rebellious saint that you have to accept his immence guts and fearless nature. He had reasons to back each and every rebellious act of his.


Remember a dialogue from film Don:--Don ka intezar to gyarah mulkon ki police kar rahi hain,  Don ko pakadna mushkil hi nahin, naamumkin hain.---(Don is wanted by the police forces of eleven nations, catching Don is not just difficult, it's impossible).

This was a reel dialoge–The real life story narrates that Rajneesh, Osho was denied entry by 21 countries. He with his devotees was running in his personal airoplane from one country to other.


Osho is generally considered one of the most controversial spiritual leaders to have emerged from India in the twentieth century.


His message of sexual, emotional, spiritual, and institutional liberation, as well as the pleasure he took in causing offence, ensured that his life was surrounded by controversy.


Osho became known as the "sex guru" in India, and as the "Rolls-Royce guru" in the United States.


From having 93 rolls Roy's cars, to allowing free sex in his ashram, to having a huge ashram in oragon and poona to touching each and every religion and mystics.

His only message to humanity was to break the shackles of past, mental slavery from conditionings, break the awe of religions and gods and so called saints. All he wanted was people to be crazy enough to dance and sing and sit in silence and do meditation.


He attacked traditional concepts of nationalism, openly expressed contempt for politicians, and poked fun at the leading figures of various religions, who in turn found his arrogance unbearable.


Rajneesh, the “OSHO” (1931-1990). Died at age of 58.

Osho was born Chandra Mohan Jain, the eldest of eleven children of a cloth merchant, at his maternal grandparents' house in Kuchwada; a small village in the Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh state in India.


He grew up to be a rebellious teenager and questioned the existing religious, cultural, and social norms in the society.


He developed an interest in public speaking and used to regularly speak at the annual Sarva Dharma Sammelan (meeting of all faiths) at Jabalpur.


He claimed to attain spiritual enlightenment at the age of 21 following a mystical experience. He began his stint as a spiritual guru simultaneously while embarking on a professional career as a professor of philosophy.

From 1958, he taught philosophy as a lecturer in Jabalpur University. He was promoted to professor in 1960.


After a controversial speaking tour in 1966, he resigned from his teaching post at the request of the university.


He characterised priests as being motivated by self-interest, provoking the Shankaracharya of Puri.


He began initiating disciples (known as neo-sannyasins) and took on the role of a spiritual teacher. In his discourses, he reinterpreted writings of religious traditions, mystics, and philosophers from around the world.


Moving to Pune in 1974, he established an ashram that attracted increasing numbers of Westerners.


The ashram offered therapies to its Western audience and made news in India and abroad, chiefly because of its permissive climate and Osho's provocative lectures.

By the end of the 1970s, there were mounting tensions with the Indian government and the surrounding society.


Osho in United States

In 1981, the increased tensions around the Poona ashram, along with criticism of its activities and threatened punitive action by the Indian authorities, provided an impetus for the ashram to relocate to the United States.


He travelled to the United States on a tourist visa, ostensibly for medical purposes, and spent several months at a Rajneeshee retreat centre located at Kipe’s Castle in Montclair, New Jersey.

A New City Rajneesh Puram was born in Oregon desert land.

The group remained in New Jersey for a few months and then moved to Oregon where Sheela had purchased a defunct ranch known locally as “the Big Muddy.”  The ranch consisted of 64,000 acres (260 km2) of Oregon desert land and very few buildings.


It was renamed "Rancho Rajneesh" (Rajneesh puram) and Osho moved there.

Over the course of the next three years, Rajneesh sannyasins would transform this unpromising parcel into a city that supported at its height 7,000 regular residents with 15,000 annual visitors.

Maa Anand Sheela

The city, incorporated briefly as Rajneeshpuram, Oregon, had its own post office, school, fire and police departments, downtown malls and restaurants.  Its state-of-the-art reservoir even won an award for its innovative ecological design. 

Within a year, the leadership of the commune became embroiled in a conflict with local residents, primarily over land use, which was marked by hostility on both sides. The large collection of Rolls-Royace cars purchased for his use by his followers also attracted notoriety.


Deportation of Osho from United States

He was arrested shortly afterwards and charged with immigration violations. Osho was deported from the United States in accordance with a plea bargain. Twenty-one countries denied him entry, causing Osho to travel the world before returning to Poona, where he died in 1990.

Following his exit from the U.S., Osho returned to India, landing in Delhi in 1985. He was given a hero's welcome by his Indian disciples.


He denounced the United States, saying the world must "put the monster America in its place" and that "Either America must be hushed up or America will be the end of the world."


Twenty-one countries denied him entry, causing Osho to travel the world before returning to Poona, where he died in 1990.


•     He then stayed for six weeks in Himachal Pradesh.


•     When non-Indians in his party had their visas revoked, he moved on to Kathmandu, Nepal, and then, a few weeks later, to Crete.


•     Arrested after a few days by the KYP, he flew to Geneva, then to Stockholm and to Heathrow, but was in each case refused entry.

•     Next Canada refused landing permission, so his plane returned to Shannon airport, Ireland, to refuel.


•     He had been granted a Uruguayan identity card, one-year provisional residency and a possibility of permanent residency, so the party set out, stopping at  Madrid, where the plane was surrounded by the  Guardia Civil.


•     He was allowed to spend one night at Dakar, and then continued Uruguay. Where Osho began speaking publicly until 19 June, after which he was "invited to leave" for no official reason. 

•     A two-week visa was arranged for Jamaica but on arrival in Kingston police gave the group 12 hours to leave.


•     Refuelling in Gander and in Madrid, Osho returned to Bombay, India, on 30 July 1986.


Following his exit from the U.S., Osho returned to India, landing in Delhi in 1985. He was given a hero's welcome by his Indian disciples.

He denounced the United States, saying the world must "put the monster America in its place" and that "Either America must be hushed up or America will be the end of the world."


In 1987, he said he no longer wished to be referred to as "Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh", and in February 1989 took the name "Osho Rajneesh", shortened to "Osho" in September.


He also requested that all trademarks previously branded with “RAJNEESH” be rebranded internationally to “OSHO”.


His health continued to weaken. He delivered his last public discourse in April 1989, from then on simply sitting in silence with his followers.


Osho died on 19 January 1990, aged 58, reportedly of heart attack.His ashes were placed in his newly built bedroom in Lao Tzu House at the Poona ashram.


The epitaph reads, "OSHO. Never Born, Never Died. Only Visited this Planet Earth between 11 Dec 1931 – 19 Jan 1990."


He was really a quotable man as he taught people a lot about love and spirituality through his sayings and books. Rajneesh Osho inspired a lot of people to follow the path of spirituality with his words.


Sharing some of those words in this article and they are either the ones he has said or written in his books. Either way, the goal is to grow our wisdom with the words of a man who influenced a lot of people.

Motivational Quotes of Osho on Life and Love

1. “Get out of your head and get into your heart. Think less, feel more.” – Osho


2. “Be a lotus flower. Be in the water, and do not let the water touch you.” – Osho 


3. “A certain darkness is needed to see the stars.” – Osho 


4. “Love is the goal, life is the journey.” – Osho 


5. “Courage is a love affair with the unknown.” – Osho 


6 “Lovers never surrender to each other, lovers simply surrender to love.” – Osho


7. “Whatever you feel, you become. It is your responsibility.” – Osho


8. “Only laughter makes a man rich, but the laughter has to be blissful.” – Osho 


9. “Become alert. Relationship destroys love, destroys the very possibility of its birth.” – Osho


10. “Love needs immense consciousness. Love is a meeting of two souls, and lust is the meeting of two bodies. Lust is animal; love is divine. But unless you know that you are a soul, you cannot understand what love is.” – Osho 

11. “Yes, I would like you to love yourself, because unless you love yourself you cannot love anybody else. You don’t know what love is if you have not loved yourself.” – Osho 


12. “If you love a person, you accept the total person. With all the defects. Because those defects are a part of the person. Never try to change a person you love, because the very effort to change says that you love half, and the other half of the person is not accepted. When you love, you simply love.” – Osho 


13. “People say love is blind because they do not know what love is. I say unto you, only love has eyes; other than love, everything is blind.” – Osho 


14. “Commit as many mistakes as possible, remembering only one thing: don’t commit the same mistake again. And you will be growing.” – Osho 

15 “You will come closer and closer to perfection, but you will never be perfect. Perfection is not the way of existence. Growth is the way.” – Osho  

16. “Love first has to happen in the deepest core of your being. It is the quality of being alone, happily alone, joyously alone. It is the quality of being a no-mind, of being silent. Contentless consciousness is the space, the context, in which love arises in you.” – Osho 


17. “The greatest fear in the world is the opinion of others, and the moment you are unafraid of the crowd, you are no longer a sheep, you become a lion. A great roar arises in your heart, the roar of freedom.” – Osho 

18. “I teach you to be more conscious. And love will come as you become more conscious: it is a guest that comes, that comes inevitably to those who are ready and prepared to receive it.” – Osho 


19. “I love this world because it is imperfect. It is imperfect, and that’s why it is growing; if it was perfect it would have been dead.” – Osho 


20. “Don’t try to understand life. Live it! Don’t try to understand love. Move into love. Then you will know and that knowing will come out of your experiencing.” – Osho 


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