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Osho, 1931-1990


  • [Osho Rajneesh (born Dec. 11, 1931; died Jan. 19, 1990) was a Indian spiritual leader whose teachings achieved recognition internationally. The name he adopted in 1988, Osho, is a Buddhist honorific which translates as, "one upon whom the heavens shower flowers."]
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    • Osho Rajneesh, 1931-1990
    • Rajneesh, Osho, 1931-1990
    • Ōṣō, 1931-1990
    • Rajneesh, Bhagwan Shree, 1931-1990
    • Rajanīśa, Acharya, 1931-1990
    • Rajneesh, Acharya, 1931-1990
    • Mohan, Rajneesh Chandra, 1931-1990
    • Rajŭnishwi, 1931-1990
    • Jain, Chandra Mohan, 1931-1990
    • Rajneesh, Shree, 1931-1990
    • Pakavān̲ Rajan̲īṣ, 1931-1990
    • Rajan̲īṣ, Pakavān̲, 1931-1990
    • Rajneesh, Mohan Chandra, 1931-1990
    • Ошо, 1931-1990
    • אושו, 1931-1990
    • اوشو، 1931-1990
    • Rajaneesh, Ācarya, Śri, 1931-1990
    • Rajnīshu, 1931-1990
    • Rajnessh, 1931-1990
    • Oshu, Rajnesh, 1931-1990
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19311211
    • Death Date

        19900119
    • Birth Place

        Kuchwada, Madhya Pradesh, India
    • Death Place

        Pune, India
    • Associated Locale

        India
    • Gender

        male
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    • found: His On meditation [SR], p1989- :v. 13, inlay sheet (Osho)
    • found: Times of India, 20/1/90(d. Jan. 19, 1990)
    • found: Sacerdotes & políticos, 1990:t.p. (Osho Rajneesh) p. i (b. Dec. 11, 1931 in Kuchwada, Madhya Pradesh, India)
    • found: NY Times, 1-20-90:p. 30 (Baghwan [sic] Shree Rajneesh; Bhagwan; named Chandra Mohan Jain at birth; acquired nickname Raj or Rajneesh; in 1988 began using a Buddhist honorific, Osho; d. Jan. 19, 1990)
    • found: SILAS, Feb. 2, 2006(hdg.: Osho, 1931-1990; usage: Ōṣō)
    • found: His The Diamond Sutra, 1979:t.p. (Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh)
    • found: Tel. call to Rajneesh Foundation 10/14/82(real name: Rajneesh Chandra Mohan; changed to Acharya Rajneesh; prefers Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh; b. Dec. 11, 1931; has never used Govind Sharma "Rajneesh" as his name)
    • found: Hong, S.J. Rajŭnishwi wa ŭi mannam, 1985:t.p. (Rajŭnishwi)
    • found: Words from a man of no words, 1997?:t.p. (Shree Rajneesh)
    • found: Pakavān̲ Rajan̲īṣin̲ tiyān̲a mur̲aikaḷ, 2003.
    • found: Biog. resource center (Contemp. authors), Mar. 13, 2006(Acharya Rajneesh; also known as: Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, Osho Rajneesh; b. Dec. 11, 1931, Kutchwara, India; d. Jan. 19, 1990, Poona, India; obituary notice: name originally Chandra Mohan Jain; in the 1960s Rajneesh adopted the name "Baghwan" (a Hindu title meaning "God"); moved in 1981 to the United States)
    • found: Biog. resource center (Encyclopedia of occultism and parapsychology), Mar. 13, 2006(Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh; also known as: Acharya Rajneesh, Osho Rajneesh; b. Dec. 11, 1931, Kutchwara, India; d. Jan. 19, 1990; known since 1988 within the movement he established as "Osho"; born Mohan Chandra Rajneesh with a Jain religious background; in 1988 Rajneesh changed his name to Osho (i.e., one upon whom the heavens shower flowers))
    • found: Path of self-realization, 1966:t.p. (Ācarya Śri Rajaneesh)
    • found: Zindagī hiku nācu, hiku nag̲h̲mo, 2011:t.p. (Gurū Rajnīshu) t.p. verso (Guro Rajnessh)
    • found: Caʼe Bhagatu Kabīru, 2013:t.p. (Guro Rajnesh Oshu)
  • General Notes

    • [Osho Rajneesh (born Dec. 11, 1931; died Jan. 19, 1990) was a Indian spiritual leader whose teachings achieved recognition internationally. The name he adopted in 1988, Osho, is a Buddhist honorific which translates as, "one upon whom the heavens shower flowers."]
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    • 1992-01-13: new
    • 2013-11-02: revised
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