Trinity – the Meditative Therapy for the 21st Century

Trinity – the Meditative Therapy for the 21st Century

Marc Itzler (Divakar) writes about the 9-day format of the Mystic Rose process.

Osho’s Mystic Rose Meditation

Osho’s Mystic Rose Meditation

A letter from Leela about the use of the name Osho Mystic Rose for the group process she developed.

The Poona Poems

The Poona Poems

Prartho reviews Madhuri’s poetic memoir: "In these poems ... we are invited guests to an improbable and luscious feast in the Garden of the Master."

Benedictine

Benedictine

A poem from Madhuri's newly-published book, The Poona Poems.

If St. Francis of Assisi would have been born today, where would he be?

If St. Francis of Assisi would have been born today, where would he be?

Osho says he would be in a madhouse. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

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.

Praises of the Creatures

Praises of the Creatures

St. Francis composed The Canticle of the Creatures during the spring of 1225, when he was sick at San Damiano.

Whatever is Destined…

Whatever is Destined…

A quote by Ramana Maharshi.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

Trust and Know

Trust and Know

A Cup of Tea (89)

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Non-Attachment

A Cup of Tea (88)

Laundry detergent

Laundry detergent

A young boy, about eight years old, was at the corner grocery picking out a large-size box of laundry detergent.

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.

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.