Episode 35 - Being Osho's child
Today our guest is Ma Priya. Priya is almost literally Osho’s child. Having met Osho since birth, Priya took sannyas aged 7 and spent her teenage years with Osho. Priya now runs a wonderful Osho meditation centre in Dharamsala, India.
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Here’s what you’ll learn in this episode:
Priya meets Osho when in the womb on the day her mum discovered to be pregnant
When Priya was 4 months old, Osho says to her mum: “Priya is my child and I’ll take of her”
As a child Priya feels a very strong magnetic pull to be physically close to Osho
Priya takes sannyas at the age of 7
Priya talks about how it was for her to live as a child in Rajneeshpuram (Oregon, USA)
Attending the No-School school run by sannyasins according to Osho’s vision on education
Priya talks about some special intimate moments with Osho in Kulu Manali, India after the Oregon experiment was over
Priya goes back to school and faces a very difficult time fitting in the Indian society and conventional schooling
Osho tells Priya to study and get a university education
Osho tells Priya that sannyas is not about escaping the world and asks her to live his vision of the new man
In Poona 2 Priya lives and works in the commune whilst completing a Master Degree in Psychology with full mark
Priya learns the balance between the outer world and the commune’s life
Priya talks about Osho Nisarga, an Osho meditation centre in Dharamsala India
Priya's morning routine
Priya's favourite meditation
Priya and Osho today
Love Osho Youtube channel
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