Episode 16 - How to deal with alcoholism

Osho Vandana

Today our guest is Vandana. Vandana is an ex-actress since the age of 17 who wanted something more than that and eventually arrived to Osho in 1974. Vandana lived with Osho in Poona until 1981. 

I think you’re going to really enjoy this episode, and as always, send your questions to info@loveosho.com or contact Vandana via her email below. Enjoy the show!


Here’s what you’ll learn in this episode:


  • Vandana’s background

  • Primal therapy as the beginning of Vandana’s journey

  • How Vandana arrived to Osho

  • How Dynamic Meditation changed Vandana’s life

  • What Vandana found in Osho which satisfied her inner yearning

  • Osho’s main quality: utter emptiness

  • Vandana explains how Osho worked on her as a “on-the-edge” woman

  • Vandana explains that the attraction towards alcohol and drugs is an attraction towards the divine

  • Vandana talks about how she used alcohol to be wild, free, and go to the edge

  • Vandana explains why Dynamic Meditation is not for everyone, only for people hungry for transformation

  • Vandana explains what alcoholism is

  • Vandana says that if people keep drinking till they die is their choice

  • Osho’s private message to Vandana about alcohol

  • What Vandana received from Osho that helped her deal with alcohol

  • Vandana's morning routine

  • Vandana's favourite meditation

  • Vandana and Osho today




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