My time with Osho

My time with Osho

Nandin tells her story: how she first came to Rajneeshpuram, played for Osho in Pune and became a street musician.

Ants in My Pants

Ants in My Pants

Lani talks to Punya about events during her young adulthood and seeing Osho for the first time.

Flying high in the toolshed

Flying high in the toolshed

During a building crunch in Rajneeshpuram, something beyond words happened, writes Bhagawati.

Work should be a worship

Work should be a worship

The question is if your ego disappears into meditation what will happen to your work.

A brush with death

A brush with death

Allan searching for and finding ways to experience the ongoing bliss of the Buddhafield and profound acceptance of the facts of death.

Death Knocks in India

Death Knocks in India

Deva remembers the time he almost lost his daughter Gyana.

Leonardo da Vinci – the universal man

Leonardo da Vinci – the universal man

Leonardo da Vinci (15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519) was born in Vinci, in the Arno River’s lower valley; his hometown was within the territory of the Republic of Florence which was under the rule of the Medici. He was born out of wedlock, and his parents were Caterina, a peasant, and Messer Piero Fruosino di Antonio da Vinci, a notary.

The realm of happiness

The realm of happiness

In a darshan, Osho speaks about the different reflections of bliss that we know as pleasure, happiness and joy, and refers to Leonardo da Vinci and Pablo Picasso.

Peak experiences: great teachers

Peak experiences: great teachers

Shaida (aka Catherine Auman) on what these experiences mean and how they can be integrated into our day-to-day lives.

Transomatic Starlight and Akashic Work

Transomatic Starlight and Akashic Work

Devika's experiences in Devageet's new mystery school.

There are many holy masters existing in an unembodied form

There are many holy masters existing in an unembodied form

Osho speaks about the holy ones around us who exist in a bodiless state, referring to the book, 'Light on the Path' by Mabel Collins. Part 2 of 2. "When subjectivity and objectivity are both transcended, you enter reality."

Consciousness cannot be forced

Consciousness cannot be forced

Osho speaks on the inner and outer senses, referring to the book, 'Light on the Path'. He says that the book "was dictated by the Masters to Mabel Collins." Part 1 of 2. "If your inner senses are penetrating... you can also tune yourself to the divine."

The boy with the candle

The boy with the candle

"We arise out of the cosmic consciousness; we fall back into the cosmic consciousness," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Three kings who visit a man named Frank

Three kings who visit a man named Frank

Osho comments on a parable found on the back of Bob Dylan's album, John Wesley Harding, From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Madonna & Lady Gaga: they are performers, sure, but are they Threes?

Madonna & Lady Gaga: they are performers, sure, but are they Threes?

While Subhuti examines the lives of both performers, we learn about the Enneagram numbers Three and Six.

Bubblegumland Vignette

Bubblegumland Vignette

Madhuri remembers the jobs she found after leaving Rajneespuram, among others impersonating Madonna.

Yuri Gagarin: ‘My beautiful earth…’

Yuri Gagarin: ‘My beautiful earth…’

Osho comments on Yuri Gagarin's quote, 'Strange, when you live on the earth, you don't bother about the earth...'

Every day is an Earth day

Every day is an Earth day

Does Earth Day really mean anything to the 7,5 billion people who crowd this planet? - asks Bhagawati.

Silently tracking wild wolves

Silently tracking wild wolves

Swaram’s adventure in Białowieża, a primeval forest in Poland.

In Tune with Nature

In Tune with Nature

To be in tune with nature is to be religious, to me.

Newfoundland surprise visit

Newfoundland surprise visit

A large iceberg cozied up to the coastline of Newfoundland near the town of Ferryland.

Planet Bin Chicken

Planet Bin Chicken

Learn about the quite recently evolved and notorious Bin Chicken (video).

Passionate call by Pope Francis

Passionate call by Pope Francis

In our present time, rife with conflict, war, political madness, increasing poverty, health issues and hardship for so many on our planet, we haven’t been blessed being exposed to many positive newscasts.

Graceful steps in pink to literacy

Graceful steps in pink to literacy

Every afternoon, the grandmothers of Phangane village wrap pink saris around themselves and slip abacuses and chalkboard into their backpacks. They are going to school. Satyaki Ghosh documented their journey. Published by BBC on March 8, 2017

Bend it like granny

Bend it like granny

Feeling stiff when you get out of bed? And you are not even 'that' old? Here's an inspirational woman who hasn't even been to consult a doctor her entire life.

Child Monks of the Himalayas

Child Monks of the Himalayas

India-based Irish photographer Cathal McNaughton shows his images of boy monks who live in the 15th-Century Thiksey monastery near Leh in Ladakh. Published on BBC on 9 January 2016.

Reunited in time: ‘My son says he was Lou Gehrig in a past life’

Reunited in time: ‘My son says he was Lou Gehrig in a past life’

Article by Cathy Byrd, as told to Maria Carter at Country Living. Published in SOTT on April 23, 2017.

Scientific Enquiry into Rebirth is Quite Possible

Scientific Enquiry into Rebirth is Quite Possible

Q: Is there a way, apart from occultism, to know intellectually about the soul and its rebirth?

This bloody line

This bloody line

On the occasion of the release of a short movie on Sir Radcliffe about the drawing of a border line in 1947 that was to separate millions of people in India, Bhagawati takes a look at this historical event.

Work is Love Made Visible

Work is Love Made Visible

Translating an Enlightened Vision into Action - a compilation of Osho's words.

Zen is the purest form of meditation

Zen is the purest form of meditation

The Zen masters are unique and they enjoy all kinds of games, even those which we normally think are mundane, writes Keerti in the 'Deccan Chronicle'; published on April 24, 2017.

Gorakh – scientist of the inner world

Gorakh – scientist of the inner world

Many readers have been wondering which are Osho’s most favourite mystics, writes Keerti in the 'Deccan Chronicle' on April 10, 2017.

The Grand Witness

The Grand Witness

Pratiksha Apurv describes Osho’s favourite form of meditation from the 112 forms known, and says that it can transport you to bliss. Published in 'Speaking Tree', India, on April 16, 2017.

Drop that frame!

Drop that frame!

Religions have created frames to help you look for the Divine, but they act like blinkers, preventing you from looking at the larger picture, writes Pratiksha Apurv in this editorial published in Speaking Tree on March 4, 2017.

You will have to go into your naked essence

You will have to go into your naked essence

Henri Bergson spoke at the beginning of this century. He said, 'The addition to the body brought by technology calls for a corresponding addition to the soul.'

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.

Search, Search and Search

Search, Search and Search

A Cup of Tea (93)

What Is <em>Is</em>

What Is Is

A Cup of Tea (92)

Horoscope May 2017

Horoscope May 2017

The second of three harmonious meetings between Uranus and Saturn takes place in the second half of May. Hence, within this year, young and old, new and traditional, future and past will come to a harmonious whole, says Sitara.

Brexit, Frexit, Schmeksit…

Brexit, Frexit, Schmeksit…

A massive influx of new words is entering the global vocabulary these days - this map shows potential EU leaving names, created by 'Bezzleford'.

A rabbi, a priest and an atheist smoke weed together

A rabbi, a priest and an atheist smoke weed together

Two religious men and an atheist agreed to smoke together, and while doing so and getting high, they discuss spiritual and religious aspects.

Old Chief Forget-Me-Not

Old Chief Forget-Me-Not

Benny the reporter checks in at some old hotel smack in middle of nowhere after hours of driving.

Impotence of the mind – Action out of delight

Impotence of the mind – Action out of delight

Osho answers a question by Vinod Bharti; "If you see the impotence of the mind, the mind disappears but action becomes for the first time tremendously beautiful."

It was just a joke. You are not enlightened, relax!

It was just a joke. You are not enlightened, relax!

In Rajneeshpuram, Osho declared a few sannyasins enlightened. Here is a question of one of them. Osho comments on how they reacted differently mentioning, among others, Vinod Bharti and Maitreya.

Vinod Bharti (aka Vinod Khanna) (1946 – 2017)

Vinod Bharti (aka Vinod Khanna) (1946 – 2017)

...left his body on 27 April 2017.

Gayan from Italy

Gayan from Italy

...left her body 14th March 2017.