A passage to America: A radically new look at Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and a controversial american commune

A passage to America: A radically new look at Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and a controversial american commune❮Ebook❯ ➩ A passage to America: A radically new look at Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and a controversial american commune Author Max Brecher – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh 1931 1990 or “Osho” as his sannyasins disciples and friends now call him mixed a profound ancient wisdom with a modern sense of fun For those willing to relax their grip on Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh or “Osho” to America: PDF/EPUB ½ as his sannyasins disciples and friends now call him mixed a profound ancient wisdom with a modern sense of fun For those willing to relax their grip on the steady safe and “sane” and even let go of it entirely the previously unheard of was not only imaginable but also hands on possible Sex with an A passage MOBI :¿ abundance of fellow travelers and intimacies of the body and heart not previously experiencedYet for the majority of those opened up and transformed through contact with Rajneesh and his meditations any uantity of earthly delights was only foreplay on the way towards something bigger better and brighter Blazing like a thousand suns brighter The ultimate in cosmic consciousness What he and others have called passage to America: PDF ↠ “enlightenment”Rajneesh’s numerous critics had a different tale to tell They said he was a hi tech con man who seduced the young and impressionable the rich and beautiful and eventually broke them psychologically spiritually and financially They claimed that his feel good morality free philosophy is a threat to society’s sacred and indispensable institutions marriage the family organized religion and civilization itselfIn short he passage to America: A radically PDF/EPUB or was a wolf in sheep’s clothing the devil in a not very good disguiseFor almost two decades the Indian mystic was a media hot spot a source of inspiration for many and irritation for Then after his arrest and deportation from the United States in the fall of he became a black hole on the news map Even when he was still passage to America: A radically PDF/EPUB or alive most thought he was in prison or dead Who caredWhat had happened His detractors said the man’s essential corruption had been utterly exposed and his whole approach discredited His lovers said his being dumped down the memory hole was the result of a US government conspiracy Hard as it is for some people to imagine and admit they do that sort of thingA PASSAGE TO AMERICA is the first and only book to systematically explore the complex seuence of events that led to Rajneesh’s deportation and the death of a million commune city in the Oregon desert Based entirely on historical records and than a hundred interviews conducted in the United States Europe and India it re examines old misconceptions in the light of new turned up evidence and proves beyond a doubt reasonable or otherwise that there wasn’t a single conspiracy against the man and his message but many against bothIt was standing room only conspiracies not very well organized by numerous state and federal agencies and departments who were often at odds with themselves and each other And they weren’t just legalistic harassments “We’ll investigate you until we find something Anything” Some were lethal For example there were assassination plotsWhy The intent was to shut down a city and shut up a man threatening business as usual The historical record as unearthed and pieced together by the author clearly indicates that in the minds of many high middle and lower level government officials Rajneesh represented an upsurge of the riotous s something they wished to prevent or put down at all costsA Passage to America proves all that But its purpose is not to suare circles or build bridges across the chasms separating those who would praise Rajneesh and those who would bury him Or to proselytize for anyone or anything Rather the point is to open up for complete re inspection and assessment yet another of history’s many slammed shut cases Let readers draw their own conclusionsThose familiar with the first edition of this volume should know that this is a totally revised work The stress then was on stop the presses scoop journalism Here I have delved into the abundant and high uality academic research on this and related topics and been generous with the use of footnotes There are than of themWithout sacrificing rigor and accuracy I have also opted for a literary approach Appropriate rhythms telling metaphors and precisely chosen words The results are in my opinion a stronger tighter argument and pleasing peruseThere’s also a whole new chapter which was originally intended to be a brief appendix on yellow journalism – with particular emphasis on The Oregonian – and then spun out to become the longest chapter in the book It should be noted that the first pages of that chapter were sent in a slightly different form to about newspapers and television stations in Oregon – including The Oregonian and not a single one of them deemed it or me worth a responseSo much for the uality of that state’s journalism At least as far as this theme is concerned.