Swatantra Sarjano, as a youngster, displayed a general avidity for learning. After hearing much about Bhagwan from friends, he felt compelled to meet him. He left for India, took sannyas in 1978, and worked at Osho's ashram as a photographer. Swatantra Sarjano also translated Osho's discourses into Italian and became famous for his cooking skills. Currently, he resides in Rome, Italy.