Building Utopia: Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh rose from a precocious boy in India to a spiritual guru to tens of thousands of people worldwide. He became famous for his controversial teachings and lavish lifestyle, leading some to call him a cult leader. Building Utopia paints an immersive, unflinching portrait of Rajneesh and the people who chose to devote their lives to him -- including his top lieutenants, who fled his Rajneeshpuram commune in 1985 amid a cloud of criminal allegations. Building Utopia will captivate those familiar with Rajneesh, as well as those who have not yet discovered his fascinating and troubling story.

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh rose from a precocious boy in India to a spiritual guru to tens of thousands of people worldwide. He became famous for his controversial teachings and lavish lifestyle, leading some to call him a cult leader. Building Utopia paints an immersive, unflinching portrait of Rajneesh and the people who chose to devote their lives to him -- including his top lieutenants, who fled his Rajneeshpuram commune in 1985 amid a cloud of criminal allegations. Building Utopia will captivate those familiar with Rajneesh, as well as those who have not yet discovered his fascinating and troubling story.

Episodes: 17

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An Update on Building Utopia

Duration: 5 min

Episode 12: God vs. The Universe

Duration: 45 min

Episode 11: Something in the Water

Duration: 46 min

Minisode 4: A Child of the Commune

Duration: 43 min

Episode 10: How to Win an Election

Duration: 48 min

Episode 9: Reign of Terror

Duration: 45 min

Episode 8: Making it Legal (?)

Duration: 46 min

Minisode 3: Noah's Ark

Duration: 26 min

Episode 7: Inside the Compound

Duration: 48 min

Minisode 2: A Very Rajneeshee Holiday

Duration: 20 min

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