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Osho Rajneesh: Studies in Contemporary Religion
by Judith M. Fox
Signature Books, 2002
Paper: 978-1-56085-156-1 | eISBN: 978-1-56085-367-1
Library of Congress Classification BP605.R34F6913 2002
Dewey Decimal Classification 299.93

 Authentic religious experience includes both meditation and celebration, according to the twentieth-century Indian guru Osho Rajneesh (1931-90). Blending Tantra, Zen, and Western psychotherapy into his teachings, Osho produced incisive commentaries on religious mysticism and devised unique, “active meditation” that elicited emotional catharsis.

Highly unorthodox, he courted controversy and was condemned for being a “sex guru.” His Oregon headquarters, Rajneeshpuram, proved to be a short-lived utopia that provoked antagonism and only added to his notoriety. But his ashram in Poona, India, continues to thrive, as do Osho centers in Europe and elsewhere. His adherents number in the thousands. His books have become bestsellers around the globe.

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