Who Killed Osho? Abhay Vaidya | Interactions with Author


Who Killed Osho? is the definitive account to date of Osho’s death and that of his soulmate, Nirvano. This book is the result of nearly three decades of reportage and investigative journalism on the Rajneesh Movement. It is based on extensively recorded audio and video interviews with Osho’s closest followers and a mass of official documents, testimonies and press reports. These include statements to the FBI and testimonies by top Osho sannyasins and others at the Wasco County Special Grand Jury hearings in 1985, and Witness Statements before the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

Author 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 was awarded the Rotary Foundation Journalism Scholarship, 1991-92 for higher studies in the United States. He is a fellow of Lead India. He is currently pursuing his PhD on India’s Development Partnerships with nations in Africa.

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