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1982 James Mason

Ranjneeshpuram, Oregon

Nikon F2 Titan ,Nikon 180 2.8,Kodachrome 25

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Emily 03-Aug-2010 22:15
Do you know who is in this photograph? It looks like my father, who died at Rajneesh in 1984. Please let me know any information that you have. Thank you.
Matthew Sarna-Wojcicki 01-Apr-2008 04:58
Hi James,

Hope you are doing well, that your health is holding up.

I had an experience with the Rajneesh in Berkeley when they had set up an ashram on Ashby Avenue right near the Claremont Hotel. A young German woman I had a crush on had invited me to go sufi dancing. It was cool. The vibe was definitely odd, though. And after having friends disappear from my life in organizations like Synanon, then Jonestown and the general mistrust of "cults" I shied away from the Rajneesh. The German girl was non-commital about the religion, though, and she carried on with her life autonomously.

This all happened before the Rajneesh set up camp in Oregon.