Edited by Liz Hodgkinson. Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data. Milne, Hugh. Bhagwan: the god that failed. 1. Raj neesh Bhagwan Shree, My thoughts on ‘Bhagwan: The God that failed’ by Hugh Milne. Wednesday, November 29, I read this book also recently and after ‘The Ultimate game’. An insider’s astonishing story of the rise and fall of the infamous guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and his cult: a riveting odyssey of sex, greed.
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Remember, Jesus saves, Bhagwan spends.
And before you convict Milne of being a weak, brainwashed sheep who couldn’t think for himself, remember this.
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Aug 03, DropOfOcean rated it really liked it Shelves: I’m so very happy bbhagwan it and learning yhat my own tendency to get lost in a group or searching for the daddy to do it for me. Want to Read saving…. Please provide an email address. The book captures the silly stuff that was going on there, but from the point of view of Hugh Milne, a relatively high ranking member of the ashram community. Pravin Aloz rated it really liked it Nov 18, The story is as intriguing bhawgan ever, with pictures of some of the practices that you just do not see everywhere.
Lists with This Book. At the time of purchase, it apparently never occurred to anyone to inquire why the ranch was called “The Big Muddy. The guru was a tyrant but the dramatically varied sex life was sufficient compensation.
NONFICTION : BHAGWAN: THE GOD THAT FAILED by Hugh Milne (St. Martin’s: $15.95; 320 pp.).
Sabine rated it liked it Apr 26, Jan 18, Micmoc rated it liked it. This is neither a whitewash nor a hit job. However Milen in the old times Poona 1 spoke wonderfully about the grace, surrender, love, devotion teaching of Jesus. I visited his ashram in Pune in the s.
Bhagwan: The God That Failed
Scott Miller rated it it was ok Jan 17, Return to Book Page. The book also gives an account of personal life of Osho and how he used to operate. Allan rated it it was amazing Apr 29, A sweet hug for you my friend, Thomas From untilMilne was Bhagwan’s chief bodyguard and a key figure in a “”spiritual”” movement that at its height claimed a half-million adherents–and tens of millions of dollars in its coffers.
Saif rated it really liked it Oct 05, I do not regret my years spent in the Rajneesh movement. A very interesting clear-eyed look inside a major cult which answers a lot of the “what the hell were you thinking? But despite Rajneesh’s deceptions, misleadings and misdirections, weird materialistic obsessions and just plain lies, Milne makes it clear he continues, even after being shunned, to love the Bhagwan, recognizing the presence of a personal, almost telepathic sensitivity in the man.
NONFICTION : BHAGWAN: THE GOD THAT FAILED by Hugh Milne (St. Martin’s: $; pp.). – latimes
I segued into AA and my “sponsor” intoduced me to Bhagwan, whereas his friend growing up took Sanyass in Pune. Milne leaves the group before the final tense collapse but keeps tabs on the major players as they flee the country pursued by law enforcement of all stripes.
Open Preview See a Problem? Jan 24, Allen added it. The book is written by Osho bodyguard Hugh Milne. Dec 03, Elaine Meszaros rated it really liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. No trivia or quizzes yet. Jesus Christ’s wisdom has benefitted humanity on an incalculabe level and should not be dismissed as elementary, IMO. At least until the cult, which numbered about 3, at its height, shifted from an obscurely located ashram in India to a 64,acre Oregon ranch.
Seizure Led to FloJo’s Death. True believers, even disenchanted ones, are short on humor as a rule, so Milne spins the by now familiar story of how the mean, heartless master endangered his followers lives through back-breaking labor, seduced their wives or girlfriends, half-starved them to death and when things didn’t work out, said it was all their fault.
Milne casts his tale bh one of an impressionable English youth whose honest search for truth brings him to India and Rajneesh, to whom he capitulates totally.
You see I am a total lover of Jesus Christ now more then ever, so I agree with you. The only thing I don’t appreciate about Bhagwan is is Indian origin simply dismisses Jesus Christ as a man, not a Savior. Refresh and try again. No part of the content or the blog may be reproduced nhagwan prior written permission. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.