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Rajneeshpuram and the American utopian tradition

Marie Daly Price

Rajneeshpuram and the American utopian tradition

by Marie Daly Price

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Published by Dept. of Geography, Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rajneeshpuram (Or.),
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Rajneesh, Bhagwan Shree, 1931-,
    • Utopias -- United States.,
    • Rajneeshpuram (Or.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMarie Daly Price.
      SeriesDiscussion paper / Department of Geography, Syracuse University,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBP605.R344 P75 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination51 leaves :
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2760759M
      LC Control Number86116299

        Our utopian Rajneeshpuram came under the spotlight and the Dutch were astonished to hear about the square miles of undeveloped land in the outback of Oregon where a few thousand well-educated and skilled residents worked seven days a week to create a new environment for a sustainable, cooperative and harmonious living. In the long American tradition of Utopian communities, Rajneesh and his followers bought one of the largest ranches in Oregon, near the tiny town of Antelope, to establish a city where the “new humanity” could have a foothold. Within a few years thousands of people lived in Rajneeshpuram, as the city was called.

      Revisiting Rajneeshpuram: Oregon's Largest Utopian Community as Western History BY CARL ABBOTT WINTER , Between and , the intentional community of Rajneeshpuram near Antelope, Oregon, hosted up to 15, followers of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, a spiritual leader from Pune, India. Since Rajneesh’s death, a number of unsavoury details about life in Rajneeshpuram and in the former Poona ashram have emerged. Stork’s book Breaking the Spell: My Life as a Rajneeshee and the Long Journey Back to Freedom, exposes how the “free love” ideology espoused by members was often a front for exploitation. Sexual diseases.

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With this volume, a fascinating, yet often overlooked, part of the American story is brought to Rajneeshpuram and the American utopian tradition book forefront. In Utopias in American History, independent scholar Reviews: 1. Oregon has a long tradition of utopian communities, most thoroughly and broadly described in the book Eden Within Eden: Oregon’s Utopian Heritage by the late James J.

Kopp. The state saw utopian experiments in the s and 70s, like the Great Pumpkin Commune in Tillamook, which believed in organic farming and only used electricity to plug in guitars, and the Human Dance. Eden Within Edenis the first book to survey this utopian history, from religious and Socialist groups of the nineteenth century to ecologically conscious communities of the twenty-first century.

James Kopp examines Oregon’s communal history in the framework of utopian and communal experiences across America. Wild Wild Country in fact focuses less on Rajneesh, who died inthan it does on the Indian-American Sheela, a woman who would emerge as the public face and figurehead of Rajneeshpuram 3/5.

Read this book on Questia. An insightful look at the long tradition of communal societies in the United States from colonial times to the present, examining their ideological foundations, daily life, and relationships to mainstream American society.

Rajneesh (born Chandra Mohan Jain, 11 December – 19 January ), also known as Acharya Rajneesh, Bhagwan Shri Rajneesh, and later as Osho (/ ˈ oʊ ʃ oʊ /), was an Indian godman and founder of the Rajneesh movement.

During his lifetime he was viewed as a controversial new religious movement leader and the s he travelled throughout Died: 19 January (aged 58). With this volume, a fascinating, yet often overlooked, part of the American story is brought to the forefront.

In Utopias in American History, independent scholar Jyotsna Sreenivasan makes the case that from the founding of the American colonies to the hippie communes of the s to the cohousing movement, which started in the s, the United States has the most sustained. Oregon has long been a destination for those seeking new beginnings.

Since the establishment of the Aurora Colony inthe state has been the home of nearly three hundred communal experiments. Eden Within Eden is the first book to survey this utopian history, from religious and Socialist Pages: (Daly ) Rajneeshpuram and the American Utopian Tradition / Mary Daly.

USA, Department of Geography, Syracuse University, Cat C. (O) (Davis ) New Religious Movements and Religious Liberty in America / Derek H. Davis & Barry Hankins (editors). J.M. Dawsom Institute of Church-State Studies and Baylor University Press, pages. The book explores the fundamental and multifaceted dialectic between utopian dreams and dystopian nightmares within American culture.

The utopian mindset in constructing and imagining different futures for society is reflected in a wide range of differential cultural texts and narratives such as novels, short stories, political discourses and Author: Anne-Marie Gregg.

Oregon’s Largest Utopian Community as Western History IN OCTOBERa four-year effort to construct an intentional com-munity in north central Oregon collapsed in a flurry of criminal charges and arrests of its leaders, including Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. At its peak, Rajneeshpuram housed or hosted, followers of the Bhagwan, and.

Like Together and Apart, Eden Within Eden describes both the “grunge” and the “glory” of community living—utopian experiments that were deeply dysfunctional, and others that were by most measurements wildly successful in improving people’s lives and achieving their cooperative goals. Almost always, it’s a mixed bag, with different.

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Once again we see a resurgence of interest in intentional communities and in Utopian experiments in living communally. Even Time Magazine is advocating such ways of living as a solution to the problems of modern living.

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(Puttick ) Gender, Discipleship and Charismatic Authority in the Rajneesh Movement / Elizabeth Puttick. Ph.D. dissertation, University of London, Unpublished.

The directors tell the story of Rajneeshpuram, a utopian community established by the followers of an Indian spiritual guru named Baghwan Sri Rajneesh, in rural Oregon in the early s. The Rajneeshpuram moved into a 60,acre ranch near the conservative town of Antelope, and the free-loving followers quickly began to butt heads with local.

In Bringing the Sacred Down to Earth, Corinne Dempsey offers a comparative study of Hindu and Christian, Indian and Euro/American earthbound religious argues that official religious, political, and epistemological systems tend to deny sacred access and expression to the general populace, and are abstracted and disembodied in ways that /5.

stream Utopian tradition. The first of the book's four parts, "From the Golden Age to Le Grand Soir" covers a great deal of ground, albeit rather rapidly. Gilles Lapouge presents a very brief and basic survey of Utopia from ancient to modern times.

The discussion is so cursory as to be necessarily superficial and theoretical analysis remains.Book review: Bringing the Sacred Down to Earth.

Posted by Phil Hine in Book reviews | July 25th | About poster. I’m generally wary of the comparative approach to the study of religion (and myth), if only as, as an approach it has tended to supress or conceal differences between cultures, giving rise to the illusion of homogeneity by reducing the expressions of other .The volume takes an innovative approach to the major themes predominating within the utopian and dystopian literary tradition, including feminism.