Episode 17 - Is being gay an obstacle to Enlightenment?
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.
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Here’s what you’ll learn in this episode:
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
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