The problem solving booth

The problem solving booth

A young clinical psychologist in London launched a bold experiment, setting up open-air cubicles in a park to help people solve problems with accidental strangers. Published on BBC on July 23, 2017.

Listening is a positive silence

Listening is a positive silence

Osho says in darshan, "Listen to people. You will learn much about them, about you. Listen to people and you will feel an opening."

When did I tell you?

When did I tell you?

Anything related to Osho is always special, writes Ageh Bharti. However, today I would like to share a very special incidence that happened with Osho. It was narrated by Professor Arvind Kumar, the then Secretary to Osho, at Jabalpur.

The death of a parent

The death of a parent

Working full-on as a painter in the Lao Tzu construction crew in Pune 2 to complete the Samadhi, Surendra narrates the circumstances that made him decide to fly to England to be with his dying mother.

How not to be offended

How not to be offended

There is an ancient and well-kept secret to happiness which the Great Ones have known for centuries, writes Shemsi Prinzivalli.

Maturity is the door to divinity

Maturity is the door to divinity

"A really alert man will not feel offended even if somebody insults him personally," says Osho.

The world is happy if you’re happy

The world is happy if you’re happy

The world is in great misery, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle, India, on July 21, 2017.

Zazen – the art of just being

Zazen – the art of just being

The practitioners of Osho’s meditations have been experimenting with these methods in all sorts of life situations, and places, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle on July 4, 2017.

Joy of sharing

Joy of sharing

In India, the sharing of food with others is an ancient important concept; yet sharing does not stop there, writes Naina.

Food: For the Body or the Soul?

Food: For the Body or the Soul?

A look at the vital connection between eating and meditation.

One more journey yet remains

One more journey yet remains

In the fifth part of a series of 10, Osho speaks on the sixth and seventh bodies, after which comes "... the journey to non-being, non-existence."

Lost in bliss is the hazard of the fifth plane

Lost in bliss is the hazard of the fifth plane

In the fourth part of a series of 10, Osho continues to speak on the fifth body: "Even though the ego is intrinsically dead on the fifth plane, I-am-ness still persists."

A child-like man

A child-like man

A quote by Aldous Huxley (1894 – 1963).

Every one rushes elsewhere…

Every one rushes elsewhere…

A quote by the French Renaissance philosopher, Michel de Montaigne.

The hen that went south

The hen that went south

Osho speaks on dropping the intellect, using an apt parable about a hen's excursion. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Bayazid came upon a heap of skulls

Bayazid came upon a heap of skulls

Osho talks on the three types of hearing. "Let it be known once and forever: I am not interested in the crowd, I am interested only in individuals. And you have to show your mettle." From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Jamies Cafe Galerie

Jamies Cafe Galerie

How musician and web designer Jamie St Clair came to run a cafe-cum-art-gallery in Northern Germany. "I love that my place also exhibits art; it attracts creative people for coffee and cake, people who also love to share their own experiences with art, but also with music."

Charlotte, Sedona, Corfu, Ibiza, Pune, Tel Aviv

Charlotte, Sedona, Corfu, Ibiza, Pune, Tel Aviv

In the last part of this interview, Lani talks about her life after Pune 2, and her mother Hanya's death. "As his ambassador I never think, 'Now I have to do…' Osho had answered my question with, 'You go where the energy is needed, you follow your energy.' ... This is the gift that he gave me; to encourage me to be myself even more. "

Dance of Nature

Dance of Nature

A superb nature video by Mahendra taken in the Alps during his many mountain hikes, accompanied by a short essay on the significance mountains have for him and how they are spiritually regarded in many cultures.

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.)

The swarm! The swarm!

The swarm! The swarm!

Having taken care of bee hives for many years, Rashid relates his latest adventure with bees on the summer solstice.

Rivers no longer considered living entities

Rivers no longer considered living entities

In an unexpected turn of events, India's Supreme Court has ruled that the Ganges and Yamuna rivers are not 'living entities', revoking a recent decision by a High Court in Uttarakhand that they are.

Mister Melancholy: Going down and deep with the late, great, Leonard Cohen

Mister Melancholy: Going down and deep with the late, great, Leonard Cohen

Subhuti takes Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen (1934-2016) as an example of an Enneagram Number Four: the Tragic Romantic.

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.

Zen Pearls: Creativity Inspired by Osho

Zen Pearls: Creativity Inspired by Osho

A review by Madhuri of Shunyo Mahom's book with his artwork and Osho quotes.

Spontaneity and Spaciousness of Zen

Spontaneity and Spaciousness of Zen

Shunyo Mahom's calligraphies in our art gallery: Zen Pearls.

Proposal for an International Meditation Day

Proposal for an International Meditation Day

Arun proposes that the Government of Nepal work with the United Nations to establish an International Meditation Day on Buddha Purnima, the full moon of April/May. Prem Geet has the details.

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.

If you miss adventure, you miss all

If you miss adventure, you miss all

If you are alive there is inconvenience. If you are alive there are challenges.

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Maybe a lot more than you ever thought there was. Here's what his pet name for you really means…

Deductions

Deductions

Malcolm, a stockbroker, received notice from the IRS that he was being audited.

Swami Prem Rajo

Swami Prem Rajo

...left his body on 25th June 2017.

Rupa

Rupa

(7.1.1942 - 4.7.2017)