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, both online and in the community. She lives here with her son Joshua, born here in 2005. www.tarisha.co.uk

Bhavo
Bhavo
Bhavo is a contemporary mystic and 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.
Bart
Bart
Bart is the Founder of BrightSky Community and is passionate about creating positive change, shamanic healing, music and community. Bart has a big and generous heart and he loves to support people in finding their way back to their hearts and to inspire them to live a meaningful and nourishing life.
Sanjula
Sanjula
Sanjula has been trained for many years at Humaniversity under the guidance of Veeresh. She specialises in working with women. She is also trained in Shamanic deep healing bodywork. She runs Empowerment for Women workshops at Osho Leela and has a young son.
Neal
Neal
Neal is our Key Community Member with years of experience living with us. He supports the finance department and enjoys leading meditations. Vipassana, Shaking and Dynamic are his favourites and he loves playing table tennis.
Navi
Navi
Navajata is our Central Administrator.
He is a Humaniversity therapist and consultant with more than 20 years experience in the areas of Emotional Wellbeing, Anger Awareness, Responsibility and Addiction. Along with his intense life experience, he brings empathy, clarity and understanding to his work with people.
Premal
Premal
Premal is the Head of Housecare at Leela. She loves giving AcuEnergetics sessions in the healing centre, leading meditations and workshops and playing music in Zorba.
Kevin
Kevin
Kevin is our Key Community Member with years of experience living at Leela. Besides that he focuses on the Health & Safety within the community and brings care and wisdom to the Community Support. In his free time he enjoys walking in the country side.
Khalis
Khalis
Khalis works in different departments at Osho Leela and is part of the Community Support. He lived in Italy for 16 years and at that time he completed the 4-year Therapist Training. He is passionate about meditation and organises sports events for the community.
Ramana
Ramana
Ramana has been part of the community since April 2022. As a mother of two grown up children she can allow herself to experience a second youth through a joyful journey into the new. She’s is a native Russian speaking.
Ramana loves the opportunity to combine her two passions: gardening and massage. She’s ITEC trained in massage by the London School of Massage and have additional trainings in Deep Tissue, Trigger-points & Stretching, and Thai Yoga massage.
Bhavan
Bhavan
Bhavan is a vegan & vegetarian Chef and manager of the community kitchen, known for his excellent kombucha and love for Osho Dynamic meditation. He is a Transformational Breathwork practitioner, a skill which he incorporates into his own daily practice.
He is dedicated to healthy living and holistic wellness, and he strives to create a welcoming and nourishing environment for the community and visitors to Osho Leela.

Garacaius
Garacaius
Prior to becoming a more permanent feature at Osho Leela, Garacaius has been regular visitor to Leela for 20 years.
He looks after the electrics and communications around Leela, keeping us turned on and connected.

He is a passionate chef and loves great music, whether it’s mixing it at the DJ deck with his ‘DJ Spark’ alter ego, or songwriting and singing along with the piano.

Neil
Neil
Neil heads up our maintenance team and is part of the operational team for festivals.
He occasionally manages the bar & cooks for the community.
Music is a key part of his life; he plays the guitar, keyboard & loves to jam with others and DJ at Morning Gatherings.
Neil values the connections he makes at Leela, the awesome festivals & events, balanced with time alone, going to the gym & being surrounded by nature.
Louise
Louise
Louise followed her inner knowing that living in community is how she wants to live & where better than with beloved Osho Leela.
Louise brings her community spirit to promotions, bookings & the kitchen.
She’s a transformational coach & self-care & self-love guide. Louise naturally supports people to reconnect with their true, authentic & lovable self.
In touch with her inner playful child Louise loves walking barefoot on the land, hugging the beautiful oak trees & lives for expansive conversations that awaken new possibilities & perspectives.
Prem Uti
Prem Uti
Prem Uti has been a friend of the Leela community since 2010 and became a resident in 2022. Of Italian origins, she brings her beautiful heart, dedication, her calm energy, care and attention to the community. She is our Head of Housecare, she loves making the house look beautiful for everybody who visits. She also works in our Booking Office. She is passionate about energy healing, she has been a Reiki practitioner for 20 years and offers sessions to community and visitors. She loves music, nature, Italian ice-cream and pizza.
Abhi
Abhi
Abhi is an Italian heartful friend and member of the Leela Community since 2017.
She’s a solid member of the Group Therapy Staff Team for the Training and Intensive Programs at Leela. She’s responsible for overseeing the Festivals’ Workers and the Community Support.
Abhi has trained as a Bioenergetics facilitator and Active Meditations Leader, and she loves to share her passions dancing and art with the community.
Abhi is a creative spirit and she brings her vibrant enthusiasm and sensitivity into the commmunity with a natural grounding presence, and lust for life.
Darpan
Darpan
Darpan is in charge of plumbing and sustainability. He works with healing, Shamanism, Osho Meditation, Breath Coach and facilitates and assists workshops.
He loves to dance Argentine tango and has taught and performed all around the world.
Darpan has a strong connection with the land and trees and he truly is our in house medicine man.
Nirmna
Nirmna
Nirmna is a member of the special projects and maintenance department at Oshol Leela. Working in a wide variety of roles across our buildings, infrastructure and festival operations.

Relatively new to Osho Leela Nirmna has followed his dream of living in a community and is loving every second of it.

Nirmna brings a wealth of skills and knowledge to the community alongside his passions for art, music, and making the world a more beautiful place.

Josh
Josh
Josh is 17 and has lived his whole life at Osho Leela. He is the son of Tarisha and Manu.
He is a hard-working and handsome fella, currently working in Debop.
His loves are playing online games, cooking and learning new skills. He is training to take over Osho Leela and wishes it could happen… tomorrow!
Missy
Missy
Missy Lissy is 11 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 did all the Humaniversity training and has assisted workshops for years.
She has served as a director for many years and is now taking a back seat. She is a very good cook and loves creating systems, beauty and ambiance.
Premen
Premen
Premen is our senior resident. After serving the grounds for so many years, he retired. He still is grateful to be out in the grounds, working in nature, watching the grass grow so you will still see him moving around on the mower. He says: ‘it is a gift to have this meditation in my life’.

About Us

We are a vibrant, open hearted community committed to personal growth, empowerment, love and friendship.