Did Ma Anand Sheela drink alcohol? Yes The Guardian.Ma Anand Sheela was an Indian-Swiss, who served as a personal assistant to Osho (Rajneesh) from 1981 to 1985. She was one of the dominant voices that propagated the Rajneesh Movement . She also used to manage Rajneeshpuram ashram in Wasco County, Oregon, United States.At the age of 18, Ma Anand Sheela studied at Montclair State College where she met Marc Harris Silverman, and fell in love with him, and got married eventually.Marc Harris Silverman was 21 years of age when he met Ma Anand Sheela and suffered from lymphoma disease. He was told that he had only two years to live by the doctors but, he lived well beyond the tenure that was mentioned by the doctors.Ma Anand Sheela lived with her husband Marc Harris Silverman, in America before moving to India to pursue her spiritual studies and became a disciple of Osho (Rajneesh) and started being called Ma Anand Sheela and her husband took the name of Swami Prem Chinmaya. Ma Anand Sheela with Osho.Ma Anand Sheela and her husband Marc Harris Silverman purchased 64000 acres of land in Oregon (US) to establish a recreation center called Chidvilas Rajneesh Meditation Center for Rajneesh devotees to propagate his philosophy to the western world. Ma Anand Sheela with the commune.After her husband died, she married John Shelfer who was also a disciple of Osho.Ma Anand Sheela used to manage all day-to-day business matters of the Rajneesh Foundation. Ma Anand Sheela was the second secretary of Osho (Rajneesh) after Laxmi.She was involved and led the commune in the $5.75 million Oregon deal that would help them to establish a utopian town called Rajneeshpuram. Rajneeshpuram signboard at Antelope, Oregon, US.More than 7000 followers moved to Rajneeshpuram, which was a city in itself and had facilities like an airstrip, public transport, restaurant, malls, police force, fire department, townhouses, post office, and even a zip code. Rajneeshpuram today, now owned by Washington Family Ranch.