Nirvi Bennich included in the Nordisk Salong 2017

Nirvi Bennich included in the Nordisk Salong 2017

A short report about Nirvi Bennich exhibiting at the Nordisk Salong - by Subhuti.

It is the way of the heart

It is the way of the heart

Ojas writes about a reunion of Dutch sannyasins which took place in a pancake café in Soest near Amsterdam, on 10th October 2017.

Rewind

Rewind

A poem by Prem Geet.

Bare

Bare

Priya Huffman reads one of her poems from her book 'of Bone and Breath'.

‘Grabbing God’s Attention’

‘Grabbing God’s Attention’

The art of praying like a pro - a quasi review of Dr Linda Travelute's book by Bhagawati.

God cannot be grabbed!

God cannot be grabbed!

Osho's answer to the question: "Is prayer useful? If so, teach me how to pray. I mean, prayer to receive god's love, to feel his grace."

An Invitation to Surrender

An Invitation to Surrender

Second excerpt from Deva Abhiyana's just released book, 'The Long Reach of the Dharma', Chapter 25.

Osho’s roar

Osho’s roar

Ageh Bharti remembers a public talk Osho gave at a meeting of all religions in Jabalpur in the late sixties.

‘Blessed Moments with Osho’

‘Blessed Moments with Osho’

Tarpan reviews Laherubhai's book that was self-published in 2016, foreword by Anando: "This book provides not only an important historical record, but also a fascinating story of Laheru’s own journey as a seeker and his experiences with the master."

Only the one who dissolves, will gain!

Only the one who dissolves, will gain!

In chapter 1 of ‘Blessed Moments with Osho’, Laherubhai writes about seeing and hearing Osho for the first time at Cross Maidan, Mumbai.

Beyond Alt-Right and Alt-Left

Beyond Alt-Right and Alt-Left

Arjuna (aka John Hogue) just released his 44th book expressing his vision for a community of Americans to emerge after a grassroot revolution, writes Bhagawati.

Politics of the fourth way

Politics of the fourth way

Excerpt from Arjuna's (John Hogue) latest book, Beyond Alt-right and Alt-left, showing ways to make the coming grassroot revolution and renewal of America creative and peaceful.

5 Reasons why Dynamic Meditation will take over Mindfulness

5 Reasons why Dynamic Meditation will take over Mindfulness

A timely essay by Swaram on why it is difficult to start the inner journey with Mindfulness.

HSP: Highly Sensitive Person

HSP: Highly Sensitive Person

During most of my teens I considered myself a fairly thick-skinned, typical guy, writes Antar Marc in an essay about HSPs.

The sky is looking at me

The sky is looking at me

From Suha's series 'Beware: Slippery.... Sacred Ground - Small flashes of real life'.

Gap-land

Gap-land

A seasonal contemplation with a poem by Priya Huffman: "There appears to be a natural ebb and flow between the active and the passive elements that have to be negotiated and respected in every creative project..."

Autumn paddies in Japan

Autumn paddies in Japan

Surendra observed the growing of the rice in Nagano, Japan and documented his findings with his new digital camera, saying that "This year has seen a leap from many years of black and white photography into colour."

A dance that follows the tickle of inspiration

A dance that follows the tickle of inspiration

Devesh shares a mixed selection of photographs; "I rarely go looking for images, rather I find myself surprised and inspired by the things I see around me, almost all the time."

‘Loving Vincent’ is unique in many ways

‘Loving Vincent’ is unique in many ways

Kul Bhushan writes about the extraordinary experience of watching this new movie which is presented entirely as an animated painting.

The Circle

The Circle

Navyo reviews the recently released techno-thriller starring Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, directed by James Ponsoldt and based on Dave Eggers' 2013 novel.

A blind man came to argue with Buddha

A blind man came to argue with Buddha

"God is not an argument ... nirvana is not an argument, it is not a conclusion; it is an experience," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

The two bronze statues in the woodland park

The two bronze statues in the woodland park

"Whatsoever you repress will become your attraction," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

At the last stage you have to sacrifice the ego

At the last stage you have to sacrifice the ego

Osho explains to a new disciple that the people who come to a master can be divided into four categories.

When oneness happens, then one’s self is not

When oneness happens, then one’s self is not

Osho speaks on oneness and how he is related to the cosmos and to other people.

A picture of the sun – is not the Sun

A picture of the sun – is not the Sun

A letter from Neeraj about the recent European decision to accept the sign OSHO® as a branding / trademark for products and services.

It’s only a brand

It’s only a brand

A court in the European Union recently upheld rulings of lower tribunals (not courts) that had allowed OSHO as a trademark for OIF in the EU only. Sangeet explains the implications and preceding events, which are of high interest to all.

“What is silence? Why is it more important now than ever?”

“What is silence? Why is it more important now than ever?”

"Silence can be anywhere, any time – it’s just in front of your nose. I create it for myself as I walk up the stairs, prepare food or merely focus on my breathing," writes Erling Kagge in his recently published book 'Silence in the Age of Noise'.

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

"Only when you have something that is truly worth complaining about ... engage in solution-oriented complaining." Article by Travis Bradberry, published in Entrepreneur.

Poem of the Atoms

Poem of the Atoms

Rumi's timeless poem, part of the soundtrack of the film Bab'Aziz, composed by Armand Amar, performed by Salar Aghili and Haroun Teboul.

How the river Ganges was taken to London

How the river Ganges was taken to London

About an extraordinary journey that was made possible by the largest silver objects ever produced. Explained by Neil MacGregor, former director of the British Museum.

Stephen Hawking as his PhD thesis goes online

Stephen Hawking as his PhD thesis goes online

Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis can now be downloaded to read this historic and compelling research by the then little-known 24-year-old Cambridge postgraduate.

All of us are energy

All of us are energy

Scientific argument for the mystical experience given in a riveting speech with core statements about oneness and energy by Jeff Liebermann at TEDxCambridge.

Everyone is distracted… all of the time

Everyone is distracted… all of the time

Google, Twitter and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks alarmed by a race for human attention. Published in The Guardian on October 6, 2017.

Move over, Facebook

Move over, Facebook

Deidre Macken points out why Facebook’s business model turns users to Instagram, Snapchat; published in The Australian on July 1, 2017.

The road from Killar via Kishtwar to Pangi

The road from Killar via Kishtwar to Pangi

Not for the faint-hearted - a road with toe-curling vistas! Can you watch the 5-min video to the end?

Veda Village in St Petersburg

Veda Village in St Petersburg

An interesting experiment in Russia invites vegetarians to live and evolve together in a healthy, supportive environment. Published in SOTT and RT on October 14, 2017.

Master and organisation

Master and organisation

Bound to be a contradiction...

This whole existence comes out of zero

This whole existence comes out of zero

Osho states, "... zero is the root of all mathematics and of all science; you cannot conceive of an Einstein without the concept of a zero."

Ignite the spark

Ignite the spark

Once a seeker’s inner world is illuminated, he is bound to radiate light and spread it around, writes Pratiksha Apurv in Speaking Tree, India, on October 14, 2017.

Enlightenment – The Only Revolution

Enlightenment – The Only Revolution

Osho has given over 200 discourses on Bhagwad Gita, and a large number of people have been reading and relishing them, writes Chaitanya Keerti in The Asian Age, on October 31, 2017.

How Cold Is Cold?

How Cold Is Cold?

In view of the present arctic temperatures in parts of North America and more cold forecast in the near future, here's the result of a recent survey. All degrees in Fahrenheit.

The school exam

The school exam

Result was an F, but an A+ for creativity.