Newsletter — 16 March 2017

Mid-March Newsletter – articles from 1st till 15th March 2017.

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Environment: Fukushima: 11 March 2011

The Fukushima disaster will never go away – Surendra’s chilling update on the continuous radiation poisoning of the entire globe


Profiles > People

In the master’s buddhafield – Maneesha talks about her time in Pune 2 and Sedona; part 2 of interview with Bhagawati


Healing & Meditation

From Pulsation to the Forest Years – Aneesha’s insights as she is moving from an extrovert to a more introspective life

A mystical adventure – Yogananda’s journey to crystallize a teaching that is a synthesis of Taoist Inner Alchemy and Human Design


The travel bug

Dardedel in the desert of Sonora – Srajan and Pravina explore the meaning of Dardedel and travel through the Saguaro National Park in Arizona

Across the Pond & South Africa – Sudheer’s two photo-videos from recent journeys to England and South Africa

Strolling through the Eternal City – Prabhat on the go with his camera in Rome, Italy

Skyscapes – Shastro’s photos taken sitting in a plane while flying over Australia



What type is Adele? – the first in Subhuti’s new series ‘Enneagram Famous Figures’


New Books

The Only Life: Osho, Laxmi and the World in Peril – long-awaited biography of Laxmi to be published soon. Kul Bhushan reports

Women in Bali – Review of Bruna Rotunno’s astounding photo book featuring women in Bali; by Bhagawati



Journey into the Sunrise – performance of Gurdjieff Dances by Amiyo’s group (with pianist Alan Kremski) on 2 April 2017 in Munich

Osho’s unknown messenger – Ageh Bharti writes about Swami Gyan Anugrah, a previously unknown messenger of Osho


Hidden Mysteries

All methods of helping a seeker were found in tirthas and temples – “The pyramids of Egypt are tirthas of some old, lost civilization,” says Osho. Part 6 of 9

The whole of the River Ganges is an experiment of alchemists – and “Hindus and Jainas have separate keys,” states Osho. Part 5 of 9


1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti

The samurai who felt inferior – Osho: “Simple means no inferiority, no superiority… one simply is – no comparison.”

The monk and the prostitute – Osho: “Your saints cannot be innocents because their goodness is forced too much.”


International Women’s Day: 8 March

Graceful steps in pink to literacy – Satyaki Ghosh documented the journey of the grandmothers of Phangane village for BBC

Mystic Mantra: In search of a new woman – Sadhana writes in Asian Age


Here & Now

The importance of ‘the moment’ – Past and future are created in our mind. Jon E. Dougherty in and SOTT

This moment is all – “To me this is sannyas: Forget the past, forget the future, this moment is all,” says Osho


One World – One Government

Stephen Hawking: Without a ‘world government’ technology will destroy us – Aatif Sulleyman in The Independent

I want one world… – Osho lines up a few plain requirements with a far-reaching outlook


Media Watch

Meditation under trees – Trees are the most spiritually-advanced beings on earth, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle

These pains you feel are messengers – states Sadhana in the Asian Age


Modern Times

Smartphones ARE dumbing us down — here’s how – Carolanne Wright’s essential article. Published in Wakeup-World

Five new brain ‘disorders’ born out of the digital age – Tammy Kennon explores in The Week the rather unsettling changes happening in our brains, minds and emotions

Now there is no need to have your own memory – Osho on the impact of television and computers in modern life, asserting that computers can destroy people’s memory systems



Mad splashes of colour on Holi – Spring is here and to celebrate the vibrancy and joyful hues all around, people in India play Holi, the festival of colours. Published in the Indian Express


More from Osho

How much longer? – A Cup of Tea (91)



First one home wins – a cartoon by Liz Climo

Twin sisters – Twin sisters just turned one hundred years old in St. Luke’s Nursing Home

Problem child – The mother of a problem child visits the psychiatrist

Why some athletes can’t get regular jobs – The danger of having just any sports figures as role models…

A reformed mental patient – Every year a mental institution picks two of it’s most reformed patients and questions them

Message in a bottle – a cartoon by Liz Climo

Little Billy – A little three-year old boy is sitting on the toilet

No luck with the ladies – A man walked into a therapist’s office looking very depressed



Sarvam: 12th February 2017