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Conversing with a departed king

Excerpt from Anand Arun’s recently published book, ‘In Wonder with Osho’; 'meeting' King Mahendra and King Birendra of Nepal.

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 [...]

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.

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.

We’re all spiritual brothers and sisters helping each other grow

An excerpt from the book by Dhyan Shaida (aka Catherine Auman), 'Tantric Dating'.

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'.

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.

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 swarm! The swarm!

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

Learning French

Shaida writes on the inability to speak the language of feelings if this has not been learned in the context of the family. "Not learning the language of feelings can lead to [...]

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.

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.

Smooth Operators: Macron and Trudeau show how Threes succeed

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

Climate change – not for the first time

Climate change has become a huge catchphrase. Concerned individuals and environmental groups, politicians, big businesses and the often anonymous ‘stakeholders’ have joined the [...]

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 [...]

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.

A great teacher

From Suha's series 'Beware: Slippery.... Sacred Ground - Small flashes of real life'; "I realised that if everything can be transformed and it depends on me, life becomes [...]

The enlightened mystic: Osho

An excerpt from the recently published book, 'Spectrum of Mindfulness' by Satya Vedant.

“Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose…”

Pravasi's vivid impressions of life in jail, going through the dark night of the soul, until he started a healthy routine of yoga, silent meditation, reading and writing. "Once you [...]

UFOs

A brief look at their well-documented history and the ongoing denial by most governments that they exists; by Bhagawati.

LSD and Meditation: The Turning Point

Subhuti talks about his experience with LSD, and its limitations, and reminisces about Pravasi who died a few days ago.

Prince Harry: a high-flying Number Seven comes down to earth

Subhuti continues his Enneagram series and takes a British Royal as an example of Number Seven's 'everything is fine' attitude.

Temples bare of idols

Naina discovers the historical background and significance of Assam's Namghars, the ethnic community prayer halls.

Tachyon technologies for rejuvenation

Sarita writes about a modality she has has been using for healing for many years and about the inventor of Tachyonization, David Wagner.

Interlude in Kathmandu

Excerpt from the book, 'When A Real Lion Meets A Real Master' by Swatantra Sarjano, who recalls taking photographs of Osho in Kathmandu, at the beginning of Osho's world tour.

There are always two sides to any story

Excerpt from Arjuna’s (John Hogue’s) recently released book, 'Trump Strikes Syria: and North Korea?'

From Whinge to Wings

Madhuri experiences a change in energy after she stopped complaining and being "so whiny and sad and forlorn and exhausted and unashamed to gasp and groan and be miserable..."

Criminal turns into an upright man after meeting Osho

Ageh Bharti recalls meeting Advocate Heera Singh Chauhan in the late sixties, who tells him about meeting Osho who visited Jabalpur prison while he was incarcerated.

Flying high in the toolshed

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

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.

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.

Silently tracking wild wolves

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

Every day is an Earth day

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

Leonardo da Vinci – the universal man

Essay on the Italian Renaissance artists and scientist by Marc and Bhagawati.

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

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

Dozō Kura, a unique tradition in Japanese architecture

Dotted around rural Japan are black and white buildings known as dozō kura, writes Surendra. Most of these pictures come from the Azumino area of Nagano, where he lives.

At close range

From Suha's series 'Beware: Slippery.... Sacred Ground - Small flashes of real life'

Transomatic Starlight and Akashic Work

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

The High Way

Priya Huffman on the vulnerability of people who have just moved to a new city, of migrants and refugees.

Windows 10

This is not another joke on the new Windows version but a quite alarming and sinister bit of information, writes Bhagawati.