Looking in the Rearview Mirror

Looking in the Rearview Mirror

A sannyasin has to relax to that total state of let-go when everything happens and nothing is done.

They Had No Consciousness

They Had No Consciousness

We can learn much, seeing what is happening, and then we can think introspectively about other civilizations which have disappeared, either through war or through calamities which apparently look natural.

Seven Points of Mind Training

Seven Points of Mind Training

Indra takes part in a workshop based on Atisha's meditations, run by Videha.

I Am Responsible for Myself

I Am Responsible for Myself

Osho comments on Atisha's sutra: Drive all blame into one.

Darshan with the Divine Mother

Darshan with the Divine Mother

Dayanand recalls his experience with Anandamayi Ma in the seventies during the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, India.

An offering of love

An offering of love

Quotes and photos by Anandamayi Ma, a widely recognized eminent spiritual being. She is said to have been the embodiment of a joyous self-sufficiency which enraptured the hearts of all who came near her.

All religions have developed their own code languages

All religions have developed their own code languages

"The real location of places for pilgrimage are often hidden or obscured," says Osho. From 'Hidden Mysteries', Ch 2, Part 3 of 9.

The whole purpose of the places of pilgrimage

The whole purpose of the places of pilgrimage

Osho continues to explain the alchemical secrets of places of holy pilgrimage, here with reference to the tirthankaras. From 'Hidden Mysteries', Ch 2, Part 2 of 9. "A tirthankara is a greater phenomenon than an incarnation."

The hidden dangers of euphemisms

The hidden dangers of euphemisms

An increase in bizarre euphemisms has been sneaking up on an unsuspecting public in recent years. Mark Peters wrote the essential update. Published on BBC on January 27, 2017.

20 Great Euphemisms

20 Great Euphemisms

Lynn Schneider's crucial list of euphemisms.

Eternal youth in the here and now

Eternal youth in the here and now

An interview with Sam (aka Samvado), a sannyasin in his eighties, with a very special life story.

The Oolong Tea Ambassador

The Oolong Tea Ambassador

San-bao's journey on video about discovering the mystery and joy of preparing and drinking Oolong tea.

Seven Points of Mind Training

Seven Points of Mind Training

Indra takes part in a workshop based on Atisha's meditations, run by Videha.

Mighty Muscle

Mighty Muscle

Also called the ‘muscle of the soul’, it is the principal muscle associated with physical stability. The Greek called it psóās, meaning muscle of the loins, writes Bhagawati

Darshan with the Divine Mother

Darshan with the Divine Mother

Dayanand recalls his experience with Anandamayi Ma in the seventies during the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, India.

Happiness is not available wholesale

Happiness is not available wholesale

Ageh Bharti asks a personal question while waiting for Osho's train to arrive - an Aha moment ensued.

Travel notebook: Brittany

Travel notebook: Brittany

Suha visits the north-west tip of France in winter.

Buddhas and Friends

Buddhas and Friends

Surendra continues his recollections of his search for ancient Buddhist and Shinto sites in Japan, visiting the island of Sado, Nara and Kamakura, and Kyoto.

Gran Torino

Gran Torino

Navyo invites with words and photographs to visit the capital of Piedmont region in northern Italy.

Why not jump into the colour well?

Why not jump into the colour well?

Ragini shows her very colourful paintings in our art gallery.

On which side of the shoes have you left your umbrella?

On which side of the shoes have you left your umbrella?

"Turn each opportunity of life into meditation. Do it fully aware, alert, watchful, witnessing," says Osho while commenting on Zen master Ikkyu's question. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

The elephant, the horsefly and the sparrow

The elephant, the horsefly and the sparrow

"That's how the ego exists. We magnify our virtues, we magnify our sins, we magnify everything," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

The whole world can be transformed into a Buddhafield

The whole world can be transformed into a Buddhafield

Osho talks on the topic: Commune. "I would like to create a chain of communes all around the world..."

Osho and his Communes

Osho and his Communes

Kaiyum reviews the collection of 21 articles by Marc that were previously published in Osho News (PDF file updated 14.2.17).

The Queen’s Code

The Queen’s Code

Sarita reviews a book by Allison Armstrong: "Radical, positive transformation of our relationships will certainly happen as we embrace the wisdom contained in these pages...."

When A Real Lion Meets A Real Master – Caro Osho ti scrivo

When A Real Lion Meets A Real Master – Caro Osho ti scrivo

Paritosh Yogena reviews Swatantra Sarjano's recently published book and says, "The reader will receive gentle reminders and sincere wake-up calls." The book is now available also in Italian language.

A quantum leap for academia

A quantum leap for academia

Prem Geet writes on the significance of establishing Osho Chairs worldwide and the support needed for the early phase of the project.

In a first, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University to set up Osho Chair on January 22

In a first, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University to set up Osho Chair on January 22

Report about the upcoming inauguration of the Osho Chair at VNSGU published in The Times of India, January 20, 2017.

Stop! Meditate…

Stop! Meditate…

We think we are awake, but we continue to live as if we are asleep, states Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle on January 10, 2017.

In Pursuit of Silence

In Pursuit of Silence

In a clamouring world of ever growing noise, a meditative film makes the case for less noise pollution. Sandrine Ceurstemont writes in New Scientist on June 15, 2016.

The Power of Presence

The Power of Presence

How 'living in the now' can change your life, writes Allie Stark in Collective Evolution.

To Be There!

To Be There!

Power is your own state. When you are full of energy, you are powerful.

Facebook negatively affects mood and well-being

Facebook negatively affects mood and well-being

Dr. Mercola, always on the forefront about improving health and well-being, writes about the results of a Danish study on the impact of exposing oneself to FB. Published in Wake Up World on January 20, 2017.

People Are Obsessed With Doing

People Are Obsessed With Doing

When the tree is overflowing with vitality it blooms and flowers.

Ice music on Lake Baikal

Ice music on Lake Baikal

Frozen spectacle in Lake Baikal creates its own beautiful music - a blend of the sound of water with the tinkling of glass shards.

Coolest Concert Ever

Coolest Concert Ever

Ice instruments, a creation of ice sculptor Tim Linhart, in concert - a National Geographic Short Film.

India

India

A very special video by Neal Howland with a surprise commentary.

Astroturf and manipulation of media messages

Astroturf and manipulation of media messages

'Fake news' is the latest catchword describing manipulative and false stories that are presented so real that many people believe them. Published on TED February 6, 2015

Trust and Know

Trust and Know

A Cup of Tea (89)

Non-Attachment

Non-Attachment

A Cup of Tea (88)

What’s the time?

What’s the time?

A man is strolling past the mental hospital and suddenly remembers he has an important meeting scheduled.

Overnight stay at the farm

Overnight stay at the farm

A lawyer and two friends, a rabbi and a Hindu holy man, had car trouble in the countryside.

Being is herenow, it is what you are right now

Being is herenow, it is what you are right now

Samudaya's sannyas darshan. "Sat means being, samudaya means arising. Up to now you have lived as a becoming, as a desire: doing this, doing that, trying for this, trying for that. You have never given yourself any rest in being."

You have escaped to reality

You have escaped to reality

Osho, when I dropped my job as a political reporter in order to come to Poona, some of my friends who are engaged in the struggle against atomic war, atomic power, destruction of the environment, the dismantling of democratic freedoms, etcetera, called me an escapist.

Samudaya

Samudaya

...left his body on 4th February 2017.

Satyananda (updated)

Satyananda (updated)

...left his body on 29 January 2017.