Our Leela Tribe

Tarisha
Tarisha
Tarisha is a founding member of the community, a Director, a healer and musician.

Over the years, she has run festivals, workshops and meditation retreats, women’s gatherings and shamanic ceremonies all with a focus on creativity and celebration, love and connection to the earth.

More recently, she has been focusing on wellness, offering Singing Medicine sessions to bring in the light online and in the community. She lives here with her husband Manu and son Joshua, born here in 2005. www.tarisha.co.uk

Bavo
Bavo
Bavo is a director here at Leela and has been with Osho for over 40 years, living with him in India and America in the 70’s and 80’s. He is passionate about creating and driving Osho Leela, and runs Empowerment workshops and festivals. He is a magician, medicine man and musician, playing with friends here at Leela in his new ‘night club’. He is a connoisseur of many things including fine curries.
Amura
Amura
Amura has been a vital member of the community since 2006.
She is part of the healing team and is involved in the running of community activities and festivals.
Premen
Premen
Premen is our Grounds manager. He is grateful to be out in the grounds every day, working in nature, watching the grass grow. He loves growing vegetables and learning Permaculture and walking in the woods. He says: ‘it is a gift to have this meditation in my life’.
Navi
Navi
Navajata is our Project Manager. He joined the team at Osho Leela in 2019 to support a new wave of improvements and inspire the vision that we all can become self-aware. He brings empathy, clarity and understanding to the community.
Premal
Premal
Premal is our Living in the Buddhafield program manager. She loves giving AcuEnergetics sessions in the healing centre, leading meditations and workshops and playing music in Zorba.
Neal
Neal
Neal is our Financial Manager. He enjoys leading meditations. Vipassana, Shaking and Dynamic are his favorite, and he loves playing table tennis.
Mel
Mel
Mel is starting a new job as site manager after 5 years working in the maintenance department. He loves sitting under the crab apple tree on the lawn, talking to whoever comes along. He also likes to make music on synthesizers when not chatting away
Dhyanesh
Dhyanesh
Dhyanesh is the Kitchen Manager. He is looking forward to get the kitchen fully up and running again. He loves to brings his care and wisdom to the RAP program. In his free time he enjoys walking in the country side.
Sanjula
Sanjula
Sanjula is our Promotion Manager and is part of the RAP management team. Before arriving at Leela she ventured around the world co-creating in different communities. She shares her experience through Conscious Dance, Breathwork & Healing. She loves nature, dancing, music, and beachvolleybal.
Khalis
Khalis
Khalis is our meditating Sports Manager, and is part of the RAP team. He lived in Italy for 16 years, and at that time he completed the 4-year Therapist Training. He leads meditations, sessions and organises sports events for the community.
Ben
Ben
Ben loves to be in the kitchen, and designing systems to help day to day things run smoothly as well as hosting regular Open Mic nights for the community. In his spare time he is training for an ultramarathon, playing ping pong and writing and performing stand up comedy.
Daniela
Daniela
Daniela is our House Care Manager. With her Italian background she surprises us with Italian dishes.
She’s also part of the RAP team and loves assisting sessions, leading meditations, and share her knowledge on Reflexology and the Metamorphic Technique.
Ojas
Ojas
Ojas is responsible for organising and managing the day to day tasks of maintaining the main house, and all the buildings on our grounds. In his free time you will find him flying his Drone and taking Aerial pictures. Offshore sailing is what he enjoys most of all.
Rupesh
Rupesh
Missy
Missy
Missy Lissy is 9 years old.
She is Vishwa’s cat, but she is also a very communal cat. She loves to sleep on top of the mattresses in Zorba. And if you are lucky (or kept the door to your room open) you might find her on your bed….
She can also be little miss Horrid…when she has been out on a hunt….

Senior Resident

Vishwa
Vishwa
Vishwa is a long term member of the community. She was here from day one. She has all the Humaniversity training and have assisted workshops for years.
She has served as a director for many years and are now taking a back seat. She is a very good cook and love creating systems, beauty and ambiance.

On Sabbatical

Purna
Purna
Purna has been in Leela for 22 years. She runs massage and personal growth workshops and had many years of training at the Humaniversity in Holland. She is a brilliant organiser here at Leela and loves coordinating the workers during Leela festivals and events. Purna has a beautiful 19 year old daughter Lisa. She is one of the pillars of our community.

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