Episode 17 - Is being gay an obstacle to Enlightenment?

Osho Parambodhi

Today our guest is Parambodhi. Parambodhi is a long-term Osho sannyasin and lived with Osho since 1980. Parambodhi travels extensively around the world and currently lives in India.   

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


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


  • Parambodhi’s background

  • How Parambodhi arrived to Osho

  • Parambodhi talks about gay sannyasins in the Osho commune

  • Is being gay an obstacle towards Enlightenment?

  • Parambodhi explains how Osho was hitting the identification with homosexuality

  • Parambodhi explains the discrepancies between Osho’s private messages to gay sannyasins and the public statements on homosexuality

  • Parambodhi’s personal question to Osho about being gay

  • Parambodhi explains how Osho was protecting his commune from HIV

  • Parambodhi’s advice to a gay man or lesbian woman who loves Osho but struggles to accept Osho’s public statements on homosexuality

  • The only real question is: “Who am I?”

  • Parambodhi talks about male and female energy

  • Is being gay a choice?

  • Parambodhi talks about sexual repression

  • Parambodhi's morning routine

  • Parambodhi's favourite meditation

  • Parambodhi and Osho today




Parambodhi on Facebook

Love Osho Youtube channel

Love Osho Free Guide - How to meditate if you can't sit quietly

Connect with us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram


*** REVIEW! ***

If you’ve enjoyed the show, please subscribe and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts. It helps us improve the show and makes it easier for other people to find us and benefit from the content. Thank you so much!

Francesco Gatti1 Comment