The movement in India gradually received a more positive response from the surrounding society, especially after the founder's death in 1990.
Around this time he "acquired a business manager" from the upper echelons of Indian society, Laxmi Thakarsi Kuruwa, a politically well-connected woman who would function as his personal secretary and organisational chief.
She became Osho's first sannyasin, University of Jabalpur officials forced Osho to resign in 1966.
They jointly administer Osho's estate and operate the Osho International Meditation Resort in Pune.
Osho began speaking in public in 1958, while still a lecturer (later professor) in philosophy at Jabalpur University.
only a quality of love, silence, meditation and prayerfulness".