The connection between them was so beyond understanding that I accepted this — how could I question it? That night I took my position but I was aware of something strange. Vivek: And you don’t even know why you’re crying! It was like I was on planet Pluto. That’s the difference between communication and communion. But he was so nice and he just fitted into the house so well, we all decided that he could stay. They can be with me without words. Nirvano herself knew she had a hormonal disorder but whenever she tried to say something about this she was ridiculed.
Updated with reply from Anando. Many times over the years, people have asked me about Nirvano and what happened to her. And I heard people say awful things about her. I understood and respected this. No way did I want to use her and her position to bolster my own ego. In the last week, however, I have heard something that totally shocked me. It was a statement in a radio interview by Anando who labelled Nirvano a schizophrenic and said she had been a schizophrenic all her life and had been on medication all her life.
She is crying. I just wasn’t clear. As days went by I realized that he really meant it, and then when we moved to Poona that somehow crystallized. Sudha: The first rat you’d ever seen! And at the end of the lecture, Osho called to Laxmi’s desk on the intercom and so I went in. I had one eye on this handkerchief. Rajneesh also drew on a wide range of Western ideas. Comparing Rajneesh with Gurdjieff, Anthony Storr wrote that Rajneesh was ‘personally extremely impressive’, noting that ‘many of those who visited him for the first time felt that their most intimate feelings were instantly understood, that they were accepted and unequivocally welcomed rather than judged. Life is a vast cooperation.