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Adi

Swami Anand Adi heeft op 21 augustus 2016 zijn lichaam verlaten.
If you have known anything of the transcendental in you, death will reveal to you the transcendental in the universe – then death is no more a death, but a meeting with existence, a date with existence.       Osho: The Art of Dying

     Adi.

Deva Boersema

Op donderdag 10 maart 2016 is Deva Boersema overleden. Op 9 februari 1980 kreeg ze sannyas van Osho en haar hele leven is hij een bron van inspiratie voor haar geweest. Deva woonde in Uffelte (Dr) en overleed, in overgave, te midden van kinderen, kleinkinderen, familie en vrienden aan de gevolgen van een vorm van kanker. In de tekst op haar kaart stond : Voluit geleefd, moedig gestorven.

If you can dive deeply into love you will be surprised that you have arrived at death. That’s my own experience – I am not propounding a theory, I am simply stating my own existential state, my own existential experience. I am only stating a fact: if you love deeply you are bound to come to the phenomenon of death. And when you come through love to death, even death is beautiful, because love makes everything beautiful. When you come through love to death, love glorifies death, love beautifies death; even death becomes a blessing. Those who have known love will know death as the ultimate in orgasm.
Osho: The Dhammapada: The Way of the Buddha, Vol.3

Amrito

Op 27 februari 2016 is Swami Deva Amrito (Jan Foudraine) overleden, een dag na zijn 87e verjaardag. Wij denken met grote waardering aan de rol die hij in Nederland gespeeld heeft in de jaren 1979/1980, waarbij hij als ‘Ambassadeur van Osho’ bekendheid gaf aan diens visie. Vooral zijn eerste boek ‘Oorspronkelijk Gezicht’ maakte grote indruk.  
Hij gaf op vele plaatsen lezingen over Osho, die veel publiek trokken en velen een reis naar de ashram in Poona heeft doen ondernemen. In het boek ‘Hoe Osho in Mijn Leven Kwam’ is een groot aantal verhalen te vinden, waarbij de naam Amrito en ‘Oorspronkelijk Gezicht’ ter sprake komen. Wij herdenken Amrito met groot respect. 

And you have been objectively successful — you have convinced thousands of people. Since your going to Holland, many many Dutch people have arrived, and more are arriving, and more will go on arriving. You have created a great stir. You have touched many people’s hearts. And it has been a great experience for your inner growth too. The impact that you created has not got into your head yet; it has not made you more of an egoist. In fact, it has made you more humble. It may not have been exactly Wu-Wei, but it was very close. And I was not expecting it to be absolutely Wu-Wei, but it has been more than I was expecting. […] You have created a chain which will go on. And I would like many of my sannyasins to be so excited, to feel the urgency, to go to their countries and spread the word. And you will have to shout from the tops of the houses.
Osho: The Dhammapada. The Way of the Buddha, Vol 1 Chapter #4 Q1 dd. 24 June 1979.

     Amrito, Jan Foudraine.

Guha

Ma Ananda Guha (Dikkers) uit Amsterdam-Zuidoost is overleden op 12 januari 2016. Zij werd geboren in1944. Tijdens haar crematie op 16 januari werd o.a. het door haarzelf gekozen lied ‘There is so much magnificence near the ocean’ ten gehore gebracht. ‘Waves are coming in. Hallelujah!’
Contactadres: Wim Dikkers, Hunebedstraat 24 te 9531 JV Borger.

The greatest mystery in life is not life itself, but death. Death is the culmination of life. the ultimate blossoming of life. In death the whole life is summed up, in death you arrive. Life is a pilgrimage towards death. From the very beginning, death is coming. From the moment of birth, death has started coming towards tou, you have started moving towards death.
Osho: The Revolution, # 9: The Sword of Love-and-Death.