The MoodyMo Awaaz Podcast

Episode #42: Ma Anand Sheela | Author - By My Own Rules

August 27, 2021 Mohua Chinappa
The MoodyMo Awaaz Podcast
Episode #42: Ma Anand Sheela | Author - By My Own Rules
Show Notes

Ma Anand Sheela is an Indian-born Swiss who was the spokeswoman of the Rajneesh movement (aka Osho movement).

As the secretary of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh from 1981 through 1985, she managed the Rajneeshpuramashram in Wasco County, Oregon, United States. In 1986, she pleaded guilty to attempted murder and assault for her role in the 1984 Rajneeshee bioterror attack. She was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison and paroled after 39 months.

Her story has been detailed in the immensely successful Netflix documentary series Wild Wild Country & Searching for Sheela.

Sheela now lives in Switzerland, where she runs two care homes for seniors and people with degenerative illnesses.

Instagram: @maanand.sheela 

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