Tarot card reader Ma Prem Usha deadJuly 17th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Tarot card reader Ma Prem Usha, an Osho devotee for over three decades, died Thursday in the capital, a family member said. She was 70. Her husband Raj Kapoor and daughter Ma Prem Ritambhara survive her.
“She died at 2 p.m. this (Thursday) afternoon. She had been ailing for sometime and was operated upon recently. But there was a relapse, from which she did not recover,” Raj Kapoor, a retired army colonel, told IANS.
She was cremated later Thursday evening and ashes will be taken to Haridwar for immersion into the Ganga.
“Ma Prem Usha was a follower of Osho till the every end,” said Kapoor.
The clairvoyant and fortune-teller, who travelled the globe to read her cards, was initiated into the order of the Zen mystic Osho over 30 years ago. She was interviewed and written about in several national and international publications.
She contributed weekly readings to major websites and leading publications across the country and wrote on a wide range of subjects including politics, fashion, health, food, children, men and women.