OSHO: The Buddha for the Future

Osho International
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Osho: The Buddha For the Future, serendipitously arrives in the wake of the explosive release of the Netflix documentary series, ‘Wild Wild Country.’ Author Maneesha James witnessed first hand, and kept a meticulous record of the creation of Osho’s communes and the evolution of his work as they unfolded. This, the first volume of a trilogy, opens at the ashram in Pune, India, in the early ‘70’s. The reader follows this phase through Osho’s public discourses on many of the ancient masters, the early experimentations with meditation techniques in which the author was personally involved, Osho’s unique partnering of meditation with therapy, the introduction of ‘Zorba the Buddha’ and ‘The Psychology of the Buddhas,’ his energy work, and much more. Along with her own observations and experiences, Maneesha’s interviews with numerous key players cast a whole new understanding on the remarkable years of Rajneeshpuram in Oregon. Her account fills in the gaping omissions in the Netflix docuseries – providing an, intimate, in-depth understanding of what it was like to be a modern-day seeker in a contemporary mystery school designed to help realize a daring new vision for humanity, espoused by an iconoclastic spiritual master. In addition, for those willing and able to look below the hype, the inside story behind the political machinations – both on the part of the commune administrator and the US government – makes for a riveting read. Osho: The Buddha For the Future provides a valuable testimony to a spiritual master far ahead of his time, and is a remarkable record of the efforts of the most powerful government in the world to silence him.
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Maneesha James is known worldwide in context of the contemporary mystic OSHO. For many years she addressed Osho in his daily talks to international audiences and asked the questions to which Osho then responded extemporaneously. She worked as editor on his books, helping to get his daily talks transcribed and published as books as quickly as possible. Osho suggested that she as a longtime disciple and editor create a “historical documentation”, which resulted in a number of biographical books of Osho's life and work, historical documents of incredible detail and value. She has authored five books, created numerous guided meditation CDs, and is co-founder of OSHO Sammasati – an organisation dedicated to conscious living and dying. As a meditation facilitator and psychotherapist she travels internationally conducting workshops.

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Osho International
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Published on
Jul 15, 2018
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Pages
584
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ISBN
9780880504454
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English
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Biography & Autobiography / General
Body, Mind & Spirit / General
Philosophy / Mind & Body
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