Set in the 1980’s this eye-opening glimpse into the world of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (Osho) and the Rajneeshpuram community will have viewers sitting on the edges of seats. We didn’t have the luxury of watching a trailer so it came as a shock to see what happened when the Rajneeshpuram community descended on the small town in Wasco County, Oregon, USA. We expected to see some singing and dancing, which you do, the overriding storyline is one of murder mystery, bribery, corruption, kidnapping and general mind control. What started as an ideal quickly descends in chaos. Lead by his one-time personal assistant Ma Anand Sheela, a woman with great vision and passion, brought their dream into reality. Power which brought a heavy burden of responsibility that eventually tears the community apart in the states.
‘Wild Wild Country,” the recently released six-part Netflix docuseries, is capturing worldwide attention. It recounts the extraordinary story of a group of people, inspired by the vision of the mystic, Osho, who create an alternative way of living in central Oregon. These events trigger a political and criminal confrontation between a revolutionary vision of a new way of living versus the establishment. Unfortunately, the docuseries fails to explore key aspects and so does not give a clear account of the real story behind the story. Essentially, this was a U.S. government conspiracy, from the White House on down, aimed at thwarting Osho’s vision of a community based on conscious living’ The Osho International Foundation