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New Wiki servers

We have now moved the Sannyas Wiki to new servers that use SSDs (solid state drives).
Provided you have a fast internet connection (100Mbits/s +), you will notice that server responses are about 10 times faster than before.
We are now finally running on state-of-the-art servers. Enjoy the ride ...

Tables of contents for English books

There are now proper tables of contents for all the English first editions and also the translations from Hindi to English.
The TOC shows the names of the chapters, and also exactly when and where Osho was speaking, the duration and available media for each book.
A nice example is A New Vision of Women's Liberation, which is partly a compilation, but also has original interviews.
We have been working on this for several years, together with the upcoming event-pages. Work on the Hindi titles is ongoing, if we have enough information we may add TOCs for these too.

This is the table of contents for The Beginning of the Beginning :

edition 1979
chapter titles
event location duration media
1 From Dependence Towards Truth 25 Feb 1969 pm Junagadh, meditation camp 0h 58min audio
2 From Delusion Towards Truth 26 Feb 1969 am Junagadh, meditation camp 1h 12min audio
3 From Belief Towards Truth 26 Feb 1969 pm Junagadh, meditation camp 0h 38min audio
4 From Dreams Towards Truth 27 Feb 1969 am Junagadh, meditation camp 1h 10min audio
5 From Emptiness Towards Truth 27 Feb 1969 pm Junagadh, meditation camp 0h 59min audio

Timelines refreshed

The timelines by year have been given a big make-over: many corrections and additions, it turned out that much more details were known in the Wiki than was shown in the timelines. Here is the timeline-bar, linking to each year.
?? << 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90
In the new column event, for now you will find mostly red (inactive) links. Over the next two months or so, each of these links will go to an "event page".
Coming up - event pages
These will be full pages with all known information on that discourse, letter, interview etc. That will include information about audio and video availability and quality, availability of the text, a synopsis of the questions and potentially much more.

Hindi names updated

Hindi book-names, in the format <Transliterated title (Devanagari title)>, have been made by English-speakers using the historical references we had at hand. A few months ago we got the help of Shailendra, and he has directed the editing team in using more modern ways of transliterating, and correcting the errors we made in the Devanagari.
About 132 Hindi book-titles have been updated.

Portuguese Publications

Updated Portuguese Publications and Portuguese Sannyas Publications.

Wild Wild Country

Of course, in our Filmography, here is our page on the Netflix series Wild Wild Country (2018) that has created a big buzz since its release.
It shows the Ranch to new audiences, and presents old-timers with a whirlwind of memories, and maybe a creative revaluation of that amazing experience.
The page will get updates for months to come, with reviews by sannyasins, interviews with the makers, etc.
And by the way, if you are interested in a documentary by an independent institute, have a look at Rajneeshpuram (2012). In several aspects it's more balanced and informative.

A Cup of Tea: sources

We finally came to tracing the letters in A Cup of Tea to their earlier sources. Have a look at A Cup of Tea (sources).
(What a joy to delve into these letters. Fabulous wisdom, concentrated to the minimum of words.)

Osho Manuscripts project

This was started by Danish library-science professor Sw Anand Neeten, who donated his manuscripts to the Wiki a few years ago. For the long story and a linked list of all manuscripts, see Osho's Manuscripts.
Right now, we are working together with Sw Shailendra Saraswati to have the manuscripts transcribed. It turns out, that many can be traced to the books they were made into, for example.

Tables of Contents for each book

Just a note about the ongoing project to give each book its table of contents. The material is in fact ready for bulk entering into the Wiki, that is, for the first editions. But we are waiting for the last details on another, even bigger project, i.e. the work to give each event where Osho was "present" its own page.
Stay tuned.