The resort markets itself as a mix between "the meditation qualities of a Gautama the Buddha and the resort qualities of a Zorba the Greek. " In other words, it's somewhere between a Sandals holiday and a yoga retreat, with an added, sex guru glaze.
He also may or may not have advocated euthanasia for children with birth defects, defended Hitler, claimed to be enlightened, and held a number of other outrageous beliefs. Despite, or maybe because of all this outrageousness, Osho was the go-to guru in the 70s for masses of spiritual seekers. He encouraged sexual promiscuity and wild dancing ("If you dance in life, then death will also be a dance! When conservative Indians had had enough of him and his red-clad disciples representing them on a global platform, he was squeezed out.He moved operations to America in 1981 and established Rajneeshpuram in the dry terrain of Antelope, Oregon, where his disciples implemented the largest bio-terror attack in American history, among other crimes and misdemeanors.