LoveOsho podcast E072 Roshani
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- This is one of the LoveOsho podcasts. It was recorded on 14 April 2020.
- Episode E072: The Osho historian
- with Ma Amrit Roshani
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- Roshani was a Professor of Political Science at the University of Oregon, Eugene, USA when she visited Rajneeshpuram. In her academic position, Roshani became an advocate of Osho and Rajneeshpuram, speaking up in the face of the unrelenting criticism and hatred being fostered by the media. In this episode, Roshani talks about her role as a historian in the Osho movement, her publications, what’s missing in the debate around Osho today and the incredible life story of her son Tarun.
- Today our guest is Ma Amrit Roshani. Roshani took sannyas in 1984 while she was a Professor of Political Science at Western Oregon University. Roshani is an author, writer, editor, and occasional Osho meditation facilitator.
- Here’s what you’ll learn in this episode:
- 1.10 - How Roshani came across Osho
- 3.15 - From Political Science to becoming a sannyasin
- 7.05 - Roshani becomes a historian of the Ranch keeping a chronology of events (see Chronology of Events Relating to Rajneeshpuram, Oregon (source document))
- 8.35 - The incredible story of Tarun, Roshani’s son
- 15.45 - Recognising Osho’s contribution to the development of human consciousness
- 18.50 - What Roshani would include in a hypothetical sequence of Wild Wild Country
- 20.25 - Osho message is realised in how his people live life today
- 22.30 - Roshani’s publications
- 25.50 - Roshani’s current projects
- 29.25 - Roshani’s morning routine
- 30.30 - Roshani’s favourite meditation
- 31.45 - Roshani and Osho today