Episode 14 - The impossible task of translating Osho's books

Osho Nirvano

Today our guest is Nirvano. Nirvano was a professor of German and English language, before taking sannyas in 1976 and he has been translating Osho’s discourses for almost 40 years.

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

 

  • Nirvano’s background (from Germany to the UK via Africa)
  • How Nirvano arrived to Osho
  • Nirvano describes what Darshan is and his first meeting with Osho
  • How Osho bypassed Nirvano's mind and gave him sannyas
  • How Nirvano became the official translator of Osho’s books into German language
  • Osho never wrote a book, yet there are approximately 700 titles under Osho’s name
  • Nirvano talks about the challenges of translating Osho’s words in German language
  • Nirvano’s secret technique when translating Osho's words into German language
  • Translating Osho: an impossible task yet necessary to create thirst
  • Osho in Germany today
  • Nirvano describes his job of cleaning up the German language from the Nazi manipulation of certain terminology
  • The story of how a gay guy ended up marrying an ex-nun
  • Nirvano's morning routine
  • Nirvano's favourite meditation
  • Nirvano and Osho today

 

Resources

 

Love Osho Youtube channel

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

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