Written by Prem Shunyo
The Last Touch
In “The Sound of Running Water” there is a statement made by Osho in 1978, in response to a question, “Why do you call yourself Bhagwan?”
Osho said: “When I see that my people have reached a certain level in their consciousness, then I will drop the name Bhagwan.”
On January 7th 1989, the name Bhagwan dropped and he became simply Shree Rajneesh.
It was later that year in September that he dropped the name Rajneesh. He was now without a name. We asked that we might call him Osho. Osho is not a name, it is a common form of address used in Japan for a Zen master.Continue reading