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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The story is as intriguing as ever, with pictures of some of the practices that you just do not see everywhere. The only thing I don’t appreciate about Bhagwan is is Indian origin simply dismisses Jesus Christ as a man, not a Savior. Mountain Girl My way!

My spirit, my fire, my love and the freedom of being myself. Rasputin, Hitler and Mussolini were all powerful, charismatic leaders who could draw people to themselves, seducing and manipulating them into gailed up their own principles and finally their own integrity,” and “‘ To ask other readers questions about Bhagwanplease sign up.

NONFICTION : BHAGWAN: THE GOD THAT FAILED by Hugh Milne (St. Martin’s: $15.95; 320 pp.).

January 18, Phil Tracy. Milne casts his tale as one of an impressionable English youth whose honest search for truth brings him to India and Rajneesh, to whom he capitulates totally.

Lists with This Book. It is just me, my views, my opinions, my way of saying, my way of writing.

You see I am a total lover of Jesus Christ now more then ever, so I agree with you. An insider’s view of Osho’s world.

I do not regret my years spent in the Rajneesh movement. Milne became a follower of Bhagwan in his early twenties and talks about the early, almost idyllic days bhxgwan Poona India. From there I went on a mission to collect every perceivable book on Bhagwan. The book is written by Osho bodyguard Hugh Milne.


NONFICTION : BHAGWAN: THE GOD THAT FAILED by Hugh Milne (St. Martin’s: $; pp.). – latimes

Anne Bakkum rated it really liked it Mar 23, Copyright Los Angeles Times. Manjiri Nadkarni rated it really liked it Jul 25, 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.

A sweet hug for you my friend, Thomas May 28, Jerry Peace rated it really liked it. Pavan Yadav rated it it was amazing Oct 18, Milne’s submission to Bhagwan–a slight, imperious figure with giant brown eyes–swirls him into an eerie world where he eats, Sleeps, works, and makes love at Bhagwan’s whim, a harrowing trial of the soul through confrontation with psychological and physical exhaustion, leavened only by Bhagwan’s mesmerizing presence and scores of flings with female disciples.

I am a free mountain spirit, hence the name mountain girl. Milne’s account demonstrated that regardless of intelligence, anyone can become subjected to charismatic personalities.


Milne leaves the group before the final tense collapse but keeps tabs on the majo Milne became a follower of Bhagwan in his early twenties and talks about the early, almost idyllic days in Poona India. May 10, Thay Outsider rated it really liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? The book also gives an account of personal life of Osho and how he used to operate.

As with all persons who attract acolytes, the debate rages whether an innocent one becomes corrupted by adulation or if those seeds of arrogance, self-righteousness and manipulation were always there, dormant. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. This was very interesting to read after reading countless of books by Osho as well as his autobiography and having watched Netflix documentary series about his time in USA.

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The guru was a tyrant but the dramatically varied sex life was sufficient compensation. A sweet hug for you my friend, Thomas. Jan 18, Micmoc rated it liked it. Saif rated it really liked it Oct 05, I’m so very happy reading it and learning about my own tendency to get lost in a group or searching for the daddy to do it for me. 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.

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. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Return to Book Page. Happiness is the way.

Sadly after he came back to india post prison etc he became bitter about many things, and one of his aim of his bitterness were anything that had to do with Christianity, Jesus, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, the Pope etc.

And before you convict Milne of being a weak, brainwashed sheep bhagwqn couldn’t think for himself, remember this.