nee Acharya Rajneesh as he was popularly known as belonged to the Pune region
of India. His commune situated in Pune is still one of the largest religious communes
was primarily a Digamber Jain. His initial teachings were excellent
in nature. He wrote numerous books on different topics. But at a
certain stage in life he merged ethics and morality with sex.
teachings reduced to- while practicing free sex... one can obtain highest level
of meditation yoga that was possible. According to him it was directly a path
India started traveling towards Pune unmindful of the consequences.
They had only one goal in life... indulge in the teachings of Acharya
Rajneesh as much as possible for they wanted to enjoy life to its
Rajneesh was one of the finest Saints of his times. Yet, a single mistake in life
cost him heavily. His teachings of yoga combined with sex at Pune made a huge
furor all over the country... in the melee he left the country and settled in
In USA he
developed one of the largest religious congregations United States had ever seen
in its history. After a few years of practice eventually the US law also nailed
him. Now he had no place to go all over the world. Most countries rejected him.
There came a stage when not a single country all over the world was willing to
even suggested dumping him into the sea. Ultimately India yielded to religious
pressure from within and this citizen of India by birth was given unceremonious
entry to India. But the ground had been lost... Acharya Rajneesh was now a broken
man! One who was broken at the heart... his folly of mixing yoga with sex paid
remember that had he not committed this mistake... this son of India could have
gained enlightenment in his lifetime. He had almost committed the same mistake
that sage Vishwamitra committed in his times.
Essay by: Vijay
Kumar "Atma Jnani"
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