Prashantam – Josè Miguel Pereira De Matos – was born in Portugal in 1949 and received initiation from Osho in 1975.
Since then, as Osho Therapist, he has led workshops and trainings, healing paths, Zen meditation retreats in silence, individual sessions and growth groups all over the world. He was director of the Osho Institute of Oriental Healing Arts in Pune, India. In 2001 he founded the Osho Divine Healing Arts (O.D.H.A.) school. He has been conducting workshops in Miasto since 1986.
Prashantam takes a holistic approach to therapy; with teacher T. Namikoshi he trained and specialized in Shiatsu, in Japan. Before meeting Osho he becomes a monk with the master KoKu NisHimura, of the Tani-Ha Zen current, from whom he learns the art of Zen, an aesthetic and spiritual attitude to life. Also in Japan he learns to play the Kyotaku, bamboo flute, from master Koku Nishimura.
During his life he also met many shamans and became interested in their work. He has lived in the Philippines, in France (university studies of medicine at the Sorbonne), in Japan, in Australia, with aboriginal tribes, in Amazonia, in Mexico, in Finland, in Russia. He has traveled the world: he has traveled to Afghanistan, China, Laos, Cambodia, India, America, the Andes, Brazil. Speak eight languages. Her favorite hobbies are gardening and nature walks.
Prashantam has synthesized all his experiences in a Zen work as simple and clear as it is direct and effective, which always starts from the body to activate people’s energy and transform their spirit. Disciple and devotee of Osho, he transmits his teachings with a fiery passion that ignites souls.