Did Osho truly die a natural death? Or were there other forces at play? 27 years after Osho's death, investigative journalist Abhay Vaidya reveals shocking details of the case that he tracked for nearly three decades.
Osho's death on 19th January, 1990 triggered intense factional fights and intrigue among his closest followers for the control of the funds, intellectual properties and other lucrative assets of the Movement.
Who Killed Osho? not only captures the history of the Movement but is also the definitive account to date of Osho’s death and that of his soulmate, Nirvano. Throwing fresh light on the controversial circumstances of their deaths, this book makes a case for investigations into the affairs of the Osho trusts as they exist today.
About Abhay Vaidya
Abhay Vaidya is an independent journalist
based in Pune. He has worked previously as
The Times of India's Washington Correspondent,
the newspaper's Assistant Resident Editor and
as DNA's Resident Editor.
A gold medalist in journalism from the
University of Pune, he graduated with a Master's in Political
Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania under a Rotary Foundation Scholarship. He is a fellow of Lead India.
Abhay has reported extensively on the Rajneesh Movement
in his career of nearly three decades. Other noteworthy news
stories include the genesis of the multi-billion dollar Lavasa
Lake City project and issues of political patronage and
environmental concerns around it; IIM CAT paper leak in
2003, banker-borrower nexus and fraud at a nationalised bank
and the seemingly unchecked proliferation of fake currency
in the country. He writes commentary on social and political issues and media ethics on a regular basis.
Passionate about journalism and the role of a free press in the rocky odyssey of Indian democracy and secularism, Abhay is
a visiting faculty at most leading journalism institutes in India.