Sources of inspiration

We found that in both our lives the inspiring influences through art, music and literature were similar. We share a love for Goethe and Shakespeare, Bach, Mozart and the Beatles, Van Gogh and Michelangelo, Hildegard von Bingen, Rumi, Hafiz, Hesse, Leunig, Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett ...

Meditation has been the one thing that brought real sense and meaning to our rebellious and enthusiastic search for what's real. We were very fortunate to meet mystics, wisdom teachers and healers in person in this life.

 

JESUS

Influence on us in childhood was like a sign post, a touch in the heart, an inspiration indicating a deeper knowing, a true taste of religiousness

... beyond the churches or dogma.

Franziskus von Assisi

Innocence and compassion touched us through him.

His love for humans, animals and nature, equally.

OSHO

Rajneesh Chandra Mohan Jain

Mystic, spiritual master and "Rock 'n Rolling Buddha of the 20th century", author of more than 800 books in over 60 languages. In his commune, in the spectacular experiment of combining East and West, of meditation and psychotherapy, of "Zorba the Buddha", the necessary cathartic work could happen to enable inner, spiritual work to take place.

His influence had a notable impact on Western New Age ideas and the development of psychotherapy. He left the body in 1990.

Adima and Sudeva became disciples of Osho in 1984 and spent the last years of Osho's life in his presence in Pune, India.

PAPAJI

Sri Harilal Poonja - The Lion of Lucknow

Poonjaji, later called Papaji, was born in Gujranwalla in Western Punjab (Pakistan).

During childhood he felt a strong connection to Buddha and Krishna. His thirst for enlightenment took him to the Master Ramana Maharshi who helped him realise the truth.

In the mid 80s Papaji began to share his wisdom and humour with seekers from all over the world who came to see him in Lucknow. Adima met Papaji in person in 1991. Papaji left his body in 1997.

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RAMANA MAHARSHI

The Saint from Mount Arunachala
Papaji's Master, whose presence touched me (adima) deeply when meeting Papaji. 

The famous question for seekers of truth "Who am I?" originates with Ramana.

SHANTAM DHEERAJ

Sudeva and Adima studied and worked in Dheerajäs staff from 1988-1998.

Dheeraj was a radical and compassionate man and a loving friend. More of a visionary than a therapist or teacher, a dedicated explorer of truth and discoverer of inner treasures. His genius and passion made it possible for him to transmit the unimaginably extensive transformation-work of Tibetan Pulsing within just a few years.

He did this in an entertaining yet profound way. Thus, he presented us with this precious jewel of (r)evolutionary work on human consciousness for holistic healing. Dheeraj is a "Tulku", that is the regocnised and confirmed reincarnation of a former awakened Lama in Tibetan Buddhism. He died in Rome in 1998.
His work flowers around the world.

PREM KAVEESHA

Director of the Osho Mystery School in Pune, India, creator of life changing methods in spiritual therapy.

Adima and Sudeva participated in her magical events and trainings for inner growth. With brilliance and accuracy she unveiled the self-betrayal of the mind. Her far-sightedness and warm hearted humour flavoured her presence. She left the body in 1998.

The memory of her is of total support and light hearted joy. Dancing in synchronicity - with gratitude.