Osho Commune International is a major spiritual center situated at Pune
. It is a 40-acre campus featuring a blend of nature and modern world. It attracts a multitude of tourists from India and abroad, who come to this place to meditate and enhance personal growth. This center was established as an ashram in 1974 by Bhagvan Rajneesh, who is better known to the world as Osho. The major aim of the commune is to preach a spiritual path, which combines the finer aspects of Hinduism
, Zen Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity, ancient Greek philosophy and many other religious forms.
Osho Commune International features a host of therapies, which are prevalent in most countries including esoteric sciences, creative arts, martial arts, Tantra, Zen, Sufism and meditation. There are training sessions designed to rejuvenate the mind, body and emotions. The duration ranges from a single day to 3 months. Apart from therapy there are also counseling sessions.
Osho Commune International is famous for its unique meditation form called Dynamic Meditation. This form of meditation starts with vigorous physical activity followed by silence and celebration. It is supposed to help a person overcome repression and reach a state of enlightenment.
Numerous pyramid structures have been setup in the campus for practicing meditation. This campus features the Osho Teerth, a 12 acre Zen garden containing a beautiful swimming lagoon and sports facility. There is also an organic farm that is a source of vegetables for the commune. There are auditoriums, which feature performances by reputed artists from the world of Indian music.
For the persons seeking a break from the hustle and bustle of the modern world, Osho Commune International is the place to visit.