In terms of accreditation, however, I was trained in both graphic design and existential psychotherapy, and was for years a practising psychotherapist in London, which is where I was born.
Ever since I embarked on the intoxicating “life of total ruin” with the mystic Osho, nothing’s been ordinary. I have lived in the UK, France, Italy and the US, mostly in his community of celebrating misfits, and now spend large chunks of my time in India.
I love theatre, poetry, good food, searching but playful conversation, and the ‘naked’ witnessing life.
My two books are: Encounters with an Inexplicable Man: Stories of Osho as Told by his People (just published in Hindi under the title Ek Avyakhya Purush Ke Saath: Osho Ki Kahaniyan Unke Logon Ki Zubaani) and Dinner with Osho: Two Women’s Intimate Tales on the Path of Meditation, due out later this year. I am currently working on a third, an old diary written under Osho’s direction when I was one of his personal energy mediums.
A psychology graduate, I have been a meditator since I was a little girl, having been brought up with both Osho and J. Krishnamurti in my life as well as studying in a Krishnamurti school. Both have had a very strong impact on me and continue to do so. Meditation to me is like breathing – an on-going process.
I have wandered into various roles in life, from being a hairdresser to working in PR. From an entrepreneur, a masseuse, a professional cook, to teaching meditation, running retreats, and now helping publish books as well as writing one myself on Indian women.
In a meditator’s terms, this is also called going with the flow…
I love to dance, read, exercise and cook among other things.