Horoscope July 2017

Horoscope July 2017

July offers great diversity, but the overall mood is more emotional and therefore more conflict-prone. You cannot rely on what is being said and anything can happen at any time, says Sitara.

Desperate for serenity?

Desperate for serenity?

Check into one of India’s 5 best ashrams, writes Vasudha Rai in Vogue India on June 20, 2017.

Captivating Rishikesh

Captivating Rishikesh

Situated close to Haridwar, Rishikesh invites for an extended stay, writes Bhagawati.

Om Mane Padme Hum

Om Mane Padme Hum

A call from heaven – that’s Tibet to me, writes Urvashi after her recent journey together with Anuragi to the top of the world. (You can view the three slideshows of photos taken by Anuragi in fullscreen mode.)

A visit with the dead

A visit with the dead

During his travels in Eastern Europe, Subhuti visits the cave of the mummified saints in Kiev-Pechersk Lavra Monastery, Ukraine.

There are seven bodies… seven chakras

There are seven bodies… seven chakras

In this first part of a series of 10, Osho speaks about the significance of the first and second chakras.

Jump into the abyss

Jump into the abyss

A quiet mind enables meditation, paving the way for yoga, writes Pratiksha Apurv in Speaking Tree, India, on June 18, 2017.

The saga of Prince William and Kate Middleton

The saga of Prince William and Kate Middleton

Continuing with the Enneagram of Famous Figures, Subhuti explains numbers Nine and Seven taking more British Royals as examples.

Smooth Operators: Macron and Trudeau show how Threes succeed

Smooth Operators: Macron and Trudeau show how Threes succeed

Subhuti takes Canadian and French heads of State as examples for Enneagram Numbers Three.

The Tantra way of life

The Tantra way of life

Both in the East and the West, people have been misguided about Tantra, says Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle; published June 8, 2017.

Ego – The wall within us

Ego – The wall within us

Love is the way of enlightenment and ego is the way of politics leading to insensitive violence, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle on May 26, 2017.

Wait!

Wait!

Ageh Bharti receives this short answer from Osho.

Your Guru is a Baul

Your Guru is a Baul

An excerpt from Arun’s upcoming book 'In Wonder with Osho'. "My friend was surprised when I was allowed to sit next to the man, because he almost never allowed anybody to come close to him..."

Lost and found: my tooth!

Lost and found: my tooth!

Kul Bhushan and his recent mystery adventure at the dentist.

A Golfer at the Dentist’s

A Golfer at the Dentist’s

A man and his wife walk into a dentist's office.

Those were the days

Those were the days

Thoughts for a midsummer's day - and a poem - by Priya Huffman.

A Midsummer Day’s Dream

A Midsummer Day’s Dream

Niskriya discovers Nature while taking care of a garden.

The halo – vibrations from the third body

The halo – vibrations from the third body

The halo is a universal symbol, having been depicted in various art forms for millenia. Marc has a look at the history and what Osho says about it.

The nine states of your being

The nine states of your being

Modern psychology has discovered a few things which are significant; although they have been discovered only intellectually, still it is a good beginning.

The disciple who got the task to look after 1000 cows

The disciple who got the task to look after 1000 cows

"The new man, he will be complete, entire, acquainted with the outside world and acquainted with the inside world as well," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

The king who tried to escape death

The king who tried to escape death

"Wherever you go you will find death waiting for you," states Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Wacky road regulations in other countries

Wacky road regulations in other countries

In particular there's this odd law in Alabama, USA (where else?), where it is illegal to drive blindfolded. Who knew?

The Tejas Express

The Tejas Express

The Tejas Express with coaches in attractive orange hues has begun running between Mumbai and the tourist state of Goa. Published by BBC News, 25 May 2017.

Warm Planet

Warm Planet

A fable by Madhuri. "When we look out from our open houses into the forest, the brightest of birds have come back to us; and our labours are gentle, and enough to feed us; but we no longer wrestle and hustle..."

The importance of hugging each other

The importance of hugging each other

Sannyasins are widely known for their spontaneous loving hugs. Yet who knew the significance of touch for the emotional and physical health for all humans - from newborns to old persons? Thanks to Dr. Mercola who provided the research.

Playing with the camera

Playing with the camera

A series of Avinasho's playful photographs. "I never wanted to portray the world as a postcard and so started to 'play' with my camera without ever reading the instruction manual..."

Trees

Trees

Petra Huber's photographs of olive trees and others that grow on the Greek island Corfu. "Trees give me a feeling of peace and protection..."

The reality of Osho’s death

The reality of Osho’s death

Because of recent allegations and comments that have been made publicly, Ageh Bharti wrote a letter to shed light on the circumstances of Osho’s death.

New book about Osho with misleading sensational title

New book about Osho with misleading sensational title

Kaiyum reviews the recently published book 'Who killed Osho?' by Abhay Vaidya.

I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

Gyanodaya reviews the 2016 American documentary film directed by Raoul Peck, based on James Baldwin's unfinished manuscript, 'Remember This House'.

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

Madhuri reviews a film that came out in January this year; the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.

The Fall of Winter

The Fall of Winter

Chinmaya Dunster reviews Sambodhi Prem's long awaited new album.

Title track of ‘The Fall of Winter’

Title track of ‘The Fall of Winter’

Sambodhi Prem shares with our readers the title track of his recently released album.

Sufi whirling in St. Petersburg

Sufi whirling in St. Petersburg

More than twenty Russian sannyasins got together for a flashmob performance on Palace Square, St. Petersburg's main square earlier this month.

Searching for Peace in Poona

Searching for Peace in Poona

Journals, sketches and paintings of Cyril Mount and paintings and poems of Madhuri Z K Ewing, exhibited at ArtsMill, Hebden Bridge, UK, from 11 June till 9 July 2017.

Time for a snack

Time for a snack

A cartoon by Liz Climo

Care instructions on clothing labels

Care instructions on clothing labels

Refreshing hints rather than the usual boring instructions found by the great Bored Panda team.

Praveeta (Anand Maria)

Praveeta (Anand Maria)

(14/3/1953 - 30/5/2017)

Bodhihanna

Bodhihanna

(13/7/1928 - 7/6/2017)

Family is against rebellion

Family is against rebellion

Osho talks on 'Family'. "The family conditions the child in the first place. Secondly, it is the cause of all kinds of insanities."

Cancer can exist only in a certain neurotic state of mind

Cancer can exist only in a certain neurotic state of mind

Osho on the subject of 'Cancer'. "When the mind becomes very tense, so tense that it is intolerable, it starts affecting the body tissues. That's why cancer exists only when civilization becomes very, very sophisticated."