Episode 22: Dollop: Acharya Rajneesh

It’s like a cocaine party in hour eighteen.”
–Dave

22: No, guru. Bad guru.

Be honest: If he asked you to meet him in the Blowjob Tent, would you?

The Wikipedia page for this image has obviously been altered by a follower. The description reads "never did any crime all false statement."

The Wikipedia page for this image has obviously been altered by a follower. The description reads “never did any crime all false statement.”

Osho Movement official website: includes online Osho Tarot, Osho streaming radio, and Osho library. As your brave librarian, I was going to stick a toe in and let the website read my Tarot, but that required a website membership and the receipt of a “bouquet of fun”, which, honestly, scared me. No bouquet, no fun, no no no.

Breaking the Spell: My Life as a Rajneeshee, and the Long Journey Back to Freedom * Tim Guest

Oregon Live: Rajneeshism, the Untold Story, a website archive created by the newspaper, the Oregonian

But you can’t get away without hearing straight from Ma Anand Sheela’s mouth/ I know, you thought you could, I’m sorry.

1984 Rajneesh bioterror attack, aka Don’t Get the Buffet

1985 Rajneeshee assassination plot against the United States Attorney for Oregon, Charles Turner

1985 Byron v. Rajneesh Foundation International

Breaking the Spell: My Life as a Rajneeshee, and the Long Journey Back to Freedom * Jane Stork (the Australian connection, hey, y’all!)

Bands from this episode:

  • Sexguru
  • Asshole Brigade
  • Cornered Wasp
  • Enlightened Master
  • Salad Murder

Cultural references from this episode:

About Carla

This Bluestocking bookworm is your friendly Dollop web-wrangler and digital library curator. In other words, pay no attention to that woman behind the curtain. I'm just here to John Nash all this stuff together. It's all about connections. IT'S ALL CONNECTED. I live atop a mountain, geographically isolated for the protection of others. Yes, an American mountain.

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  3. Someone linked your page on a forum about “wild wild country” on Netflix. You guys are freaking hilarious!!!!

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