START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Zorba the Buddha

Zorba the Buddha

Osho–an enlightened being called Zorba the Buddha by some–offended many people.
Why is that? He said, I am not a messiah, and I am not a missionary. And I am not here to establish a church or to give a doctrine to the world, a new religion, no. My effort is totally different: a new consciousness not a new religion, a new consciousness not a new doctrine.

What were his teachings? What is to offend? What is your opinion?

Learn about Oshos vision, Zorba the Buddha, here.

Read more: Spirit, Inspiration

One of Care2s Wisdom Keeper Series.

have you shared this story yet?

go ahead, give it a little love

Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.


+ add your own
7:53AM PDT on Nov 3, 2012


6:41PM PDT on Oct 6, 2012


5:02PM PDT on Jun 4, 2012

Time proved otherwise.

8:48AM PDT on May 30, 2012

great name

6:27PM PDT on May 28, 2012

People need to be very skeptical of anyone claiming to have special insights, looking for followers. Many tragedies have resulted from blind following.

8:25PM PST on Dec 5, 2011


7:14AM PDT on Jun 25, 2011

Thank you

5:55AM PDT on Jun 14, 2011

Thanks for the article.

6:10PM PST on Feb 2, 2011


10:23AM PST on Jan 9, 2011

Osho's large collection of Rolls-Royce automobiles was notorious..numbering 93 vehicles.
Osho became known as the "sex guru" in India.His commune collapsed in 1985 when Osho revealed that the commune leadership had committed a number of serious crimes including a bioterror attack (food contamination) on the citizens of The Dalles.

add your comment

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

people are talking

*sigh* This article is very "light" on the writing end. You don't actually make your point...or …

Thanks for sharing

I just wouldn't feel right without exercising. I'm an old fart, and I've been active my whole life. …

I'm perfecting my howl also.

Thanks for the alert.


Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

site feedback


Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!