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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Bhagwan: The God That Failed by Hugh Milne

The former I was stuck in a rut laying blame for my issues originating with an alcoholic parent. Remember, Jesus saves, Bhagwan spends. Steve Leach rated it liked it May 02, Scott Miller bhagsan it it was ok Jan 17, Copyright Los Angeles Times. From there I went on a mission to collect every perceivable book on Bhagwan. Be the first to discover new talent! Humans need JC’s compassion.

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

Then, as the number of followers grows, the mellow, happy and very pro-sex guru and his inner circle start taking the group into a very different direction.

I began to view Bhagwan as the Alpha and Omega on all of life’s issues. I am a free mountain spirit, hence the name mountain girl. I had come to terms inside myself for sitting all these hours from ’87 till he died and listen Osho spitting poison on one of the most incredible being that walk as a simple man on earth: Return to Book Page. Preview — Bhagwan by Hugh Milne. Although he deplores Bhagwan’s privations, Milne still thinks himself a better man for the experience, telling us “.


Open Preview See a Problem? Milne became a follower of Bhagwan in his early twenties and talks about the early, almost idyllic days in Poona India. An insider’s view of Osho’s world.

There was a problem adding your email address. The end of both comes near the final days of The Big Muddy, a massive city in the works built in Oregon from the millions donated to Bhagwan. Hi Michael, thank you for sharing. Happiness is the way.

By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Seizure Led to FloJo’s Death. Milne pens an entertaining of life with the Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, in India and, more familiar to us Americans, in rural eastern Oregon.

That is why he needs people around him all the time, and the more the better. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The only thing I don’t appreciate about Bhagwan is is Indian origin simply dismisses Jesus Christ as a man, not a Savior.

If Milne had a flair for comedy writing this could have been one hell of a funny book.

The sun is resting behind the immensity of His presence, and silence is the sound of your heartbeat. A fascinating memoir about a once popular and esteemed spiritual leader by his former bodyguard and acolyte. Milne was actually one of Bhagwan’s inner circle for quite some time.

A very interesting clear-eyed look inside a major cult which answers a lot of the “what the hell were you thinking?

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

What’s really absorbing, though, is the parallel to our current American situation. My upbringing to Hugh is very similar and my eyes are open now.


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. Susan rated it liked it Jun 06, Apr 24, Jenny Reading Envy rated it really liked it Shelves: Jesus Christ’s wisdom has benefitted humanity on an incalculabe level and should not be dismissed as elementary, IMO.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Kcudysp rated it liked it Nov 20, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Then, Bhagwan’s sudden decision to move to America, where the cult begins to unravel: Manjiri Nadkarni rated it really liked it Jul 25, I can see my dysfunctions now, heal them and become an independent seeker. No trivia or quizzes yet. The way I see the way of life.

Thanks to God I moved away from the sannyas conditioning and find my love again for jesus, even more I started to appreciate, meditate and pray with the the most profound Christian mystics. Anne Bakkum rated it really liked it Mar 23, Spiritual seekers, those milhe delve milnne the shallow materialism of our existence, sometimes find the undesirable, the manipulative, even the fatal.