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“Have you made your peace with Moses?”

Osho says, "If you have accepted your being – finished. Your journey has come to an end. Now you can flower." From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

On my own: exploring loneliness and aloneness

Article by Rafia Morgan; "We often use spiritual practice and beliefs to avoid dealing with our painful feelings, our unresolved wounds, and our personal needs."

A source of energy

As essay by Iam Saums; "Energy is not produced from what we do, it is created by who we are. Energy is our soul's currency."

Eternal song – played on a bana

Atul visits Madhya Pradesh, to meet Gond tribal artists and an elusive bana player.

Squares and circles

Neeti shows a selection of her paintings in our online gallery. “When I am able to let go, a peaceful calm takes over and the painting flows through me.”

Remembering connection

Participating in a kirtan event in Australia before leaving for India, Shazar experiences the place of joy and bliss and interconnectedness: "I come home to myself."

Rejoicing in two worlds

Paul Prem Nadama talks to Punya about his life as a television director and singer-songwriter, and what taking on a new name means to him.

Svagito talks about Family Constellation

In this video, Svagito answers various questions on this popular and effective therapy tool he has been working with and teaching for many years.

The Zen Master in the carriage

"One has to be capable sometimes of not being kind. Great kindness is capable of being kind and of not being kind, both." says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Flooding impact and consequences

While the mass media are outdoing each other with reports from Texas about the massive destructive impact of hurricane Harvey, little is being said about what is happening in Asia [...]

Rajneeshpuram in black and white

Nandan recently discovered photos that were taken in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon, USA, mostly during the first years of the commune.

The 5 most common obstacles when starting Osho Dynamic Meditation

A few helpful tips from Swaram who has been teaching the meditation in London for quite a few years.

Flying Clothes

A romantic event - with an insight - in Madhuri's life.

Immersive Travel – Stepping into the Stream

Navyo's insights gained about himself while housesitting and couchsurfing across Europe.

Buddha is asked: Is there a God?

"Ananda said, ’Master, the question is the same, but you answer so differently, you answer so contradictorily, that we have become puzzled, confused,’" says Osho. From our [...]

The Castle

Excerpt from Deva Abhiyana's just released book, 'The Long Reach of the Dharma', Chapter 44.

What I have learned about ‘problems’

Anando writes about two Osho insights about ‘problems’ that changed her life.

Hinkley Point: a nuclear mystery

Further to his article on the impact of the Fukushima disaster, Surendra addresses the ongoing dramatic concerns about the global nuclear industry which are widely being kept mum [...]

A possible and fateful synchronicity in play

Excerpt from Arjuna’s (John Hogue) recently published 43rd book, ‘The Great American Eclipse – Earthquake and Tsunami’ in view of the solar eclipse on 21 August 2017.

Type casting to perfection? Emma Watson and Hermione Granger share the same personality type

One, the Perfectionist, explained through a famous book character and an equally famous actress who played the part.

Chakras – guide maps on our spiritual path

Socrates shares his exquisite paintings in our art gallery: “The deepening of my meditation goes hand in hand with my artwork; as my own exploration deepens, new expressions of [...]

Dear Human

A poem by Courtney A. Walsh

A meditator like Buddha reaches the seventh plane

In the eighth part of a series of 10, Osho continues to answer a question from part 7 on 'shaktipat' and grace: "...the final happening of grace will take place when there is no [...]

The man clinging to the roots of a tree

"If you can live in the present, the taste is tremendously sweet. This is the way to live, this is the only way to live – otherwise you will not be living," states Osho. From [...]

One world, one love, one heart

Veet Diti writes about her life, always devoted to singing and playing music in various settings, the many travels from Australia across the globe and finding Osho.

I love you, honey! How the Number Two creates those special personal connections

In this case study, Subhuti illustrates the strategy of Enneagram Number Two ('The Giver') with singer-songwriter Dolly Parton.

Happy monsters – how they happened

Madhuri's playful greeting cards and small paintings; "I can do everything as imperfectly as naturally it arises in me! Because it is utterly imperfect! Edges are not straight!"

The silent explosion

Arun speaks about an incident with the police in Kathmandu, upon being arrested because he sold Osho's books. Excerpt from his new book, 'In Wonder with Osho'.

What’s going on in Jalaluddin Rumi’s monastery?

A story about the Sufi mystic and poet as told by Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

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 [...]

Joy of sharing

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

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."

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 [...]

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.

The swarm! The swarm!

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

Spontaneity and Spaciousness of Zen

Shunyo Mahom's calligraphies in our art gallery: Zen Pearls. He writes, "Each image of this series reflects the spontaneity and spaciousness of Zen as well as a natural sense of [...]

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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The duality ends with the fifth body

In the third part of a series of 10, Osho speaks on the significance of the fifth chakra and the fifth body.

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 [...]

Buddha, Confucius and Lao Tzu – and the juice of life

"There is nothing higher than life. To live it is to be religious," states Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

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 [...]

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.

Wait!

Ageh Bharti receives this short answer from Osho.

Those were the days

Thoughts for a midsummer's day - and a poem - by Priya Huffman; "I’d say we do both, dance to celebrate that we are still here to enjoy yet another midsummer, and prepare for the [...]

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.

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 [...]