NEW DELHI India
wrong if Buddha is dancing in a disco?" Osho asks in a
new documentary about his Amsterdam commune, writes Swami
Anand Kul Bhushan.
Two sharply dressed
young men drive out in a shiny Rolls Royce in Amsterdam to
see what the Osho Mevlana Commune is all about for their
serial ‘Cult Status’ directed by Loran von
Here is a light-hearted view of Osho’s vision and Dynamic
Meditation with slick camera work by Peter de Jong uploaded
on You Tube recently.
On the way to the commune, the presenters talk about
India, its culture and gurus focusing on Osho and his vision
of celebrating life instead of inflicting pain on yourself.
"What’s wrong if Buddha is dancing in a disco?" asks Osho
in answer to a question.
Osho has 96 Rolls but he was not attached to any one of
them, says a presenter.
"’Celebrating life’ is Osho’s core message as he is
against self-inflicted pain to reach God.
"It’s not evil to be wealthy to have fun and laugh."
A Spiritual Playboy: A clip of Osho’s provoking
grammatical analysis of the four-letter word F**K is also
In answer to a question, Osho proclaims, "I’m a spiritual
They are welcomed by Swami Prabuddha (Charles Balcombe)
who has visited Oshodham many times over the past years for
meditation camps, Mystic Rose and other groups.
As they reach the commune which has 25 residents,
Prabuddha, who works as a chef in a restaurant, explains
that everyone shares the work joyfully to keep it going
while living up to Osho’s vision.
Celebrate Everything: "We celebrate everything, both
positive and negative," he says.
"Recently, my Dad was diagnosed with cancer," he says.
"When I heard this news, I directly confronted myself and
totally accepted it."
"Osho is available NOW," he goes on:
"Although I didn’t see him in his body but I can
experience him through meditation."
That’s when he explains Dynamic Meditation, the new
technique for the new age.
The two presenters put on maroon robes and go all out
into this meditation.
"Wow, this was something else," gushes one of them when
"It forces the demons out of us," says the other.
"Yes, it is very physical and hyperventilates that looks
crazy from the outside but liberating inside, comments the
Inner Caveman: "All your life, you are told to keep your
emotions to yourself, not to scream; but here you can get
your inner caveman out with screaming.
"It’s very liberating, whatever comes, flows out from
inside your body," concludes his friend: