Young Hugh hears the voice of spiritual teacher Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and travels to India. Sheela Patel is brought to the charismatic guru by her father. But one day it all starts to go wrong.
Beat Häner, Sabine Gisiger
The wild Seventies. A quest for higher consciousness, spirituality and sexual freedom. In England, young Hugh Milne hears the voice of spiritual teacher Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh on an audiotape and travels to India in search of his own self. Sheela Patel, a young Indian woman, is brought to the charismatic guru by her father. At 21, she knows: all she wants is to be with this man. In his Ashram in Poona, Bhagwan urges his disciples to meditate and practise tantric sex in order to reach a higher plane of consciousness. Sheela becomes his secretary and the powerful boss of Bhagwan's model community born in the mountains of Oregon. The dream once lived ends in a nightmare, Hugh is depressive, Sheela is in jail. When did it all start to go wrong?