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What Is Osho Doing These Days?

Karunesh writes that the real meaning of darshan is the transmission of samadhi through the grace of a master.

Our astronomer’s analysis of the population on Earth’s continents

Article 44: Your human population has been growing continuously since the end of the Black Death, around the year 1350, although the most significant increase has been in the last [...]

The Man Who Changed the World

Excerpt from Deva Peter's upcoming book, '93 Rolls-Royces'.

Jesus in Kashmir

Much evidence has been shown in books and documentaries about Jesus not having died on the cross but having traveled to India where his remains are kept, writes Bhagawati.

Another three free hints from our senior friend

Article 43: Declare the Earth ‘Common Heritage of Mankind, walk your own talk and above all, remember your humanity!

Osho Ko Hsuan – The Art of Living

In part 4 of 5, Surendra recollects the interaction between adults/teachers and kids and the importance of the kids' individuation.

Things I Learned from the Air

The final article in a series of four on meditations about purification by earth, water, fire, and air by Prem Geet.

The Milky Way astronomer makes his comeback

Article 42: This is the time either to destroy your whole Earth or to destroy all these arbitrary conceptions of nation, race and religion, to rebuild humankind and to make the [...]

Osho Prana Healing (O.P.H.)

In an interview, Upadhi elaborates about the modality she has been teaching globally for more than 35 years.

“The Gods themselves are later than creation”

Article 41: As societies evolved from family-groups and tribes to chiefdoms and states, the power elite created the gods to glue the people together as “brothers and sisters”, [...]

Osho Ko Hsuan – Sexuality

In part 3 of 5, Surendra writes about how sex and sexuality was approached at Osho Ko Hsuan school.

The Art of Wandering

Navyo shows a small selection of images captured in the manner of the flâneur, the perfect mood for taking stunning photos 'on the go'.

The Cosmic Joke

Exploding laughter, a freeing experience, a divine comedy. Excerpted from Margot’s upcoming book ‘Sex, Love and Awakening’.

Satisfying Cravings in Healthy, Fulfilling Ways

Excerpt from Tarika Lovegarden’s new book 'Meditations on the Fridge'.

This is the Master Key – to watch!

Excerpt from David Hill’s’ (Anand Chintan’s) recently released book, ‘Mastering Madness’.

The Power of Orange

Teertha first saw Osho when he gave a discourse in Bombay, in 1967; after a meditation camp he takes sannyas and is confronted with his wife's reluctance to accept his wearing [...]

Inside a Tachyon Healing Chamber

Prem Geet experiences a unique session based on an out-of-this-world Pleiadian Technology.

Everything for one little girl or how the universe created man

Article 40: We have seen by now how the universe created man. No, nothing mentioned in the earlier contributions can be left out! Everything is needed for that one little girl, for [...]

Osho Ko Hsuan – Learning our Lessons

Part 2 of 5: Surendra writes about how the school was run, how children participated and the task to prepare the kids for life in the world.

The Second Zen Stick

Purushottama's inexplicable experience when facing a raging Zen master.

The Dao of Aging

Madhura speaks about her life, health, creativity and aging to Pankaja who recorded it on video.

Risk – is it Worth it?

Srajan writes about a perilous attempt to climb Mt Olympus in Washington State, USA, and ponders the significance of taking risks.

The Anthropocene and what happened around 1950?

Article 39: The most striking observation is that in the mid-20th century, humanity’s effect on the Earth crossed a tipping point. This happened when post-World War II production [...]

Bookworms Do Live Longer

Old-fashioned reading, curling up with a good book in hands brings joy and reduces stress.

Poi Dancing for Fun and Centering

Punya meets Savitri and gets a taste of Poi dancing.

How to Tell if Therapy Is Working

An excerpt from the book by Dhyan Shaida (Catherine Auman), 'Shortcuts to Mindfulness'.

The Anthropocene, the epoch shaped by man

Article 38: What if Earth, as a system, is operating now in a quantifiably new state, because of the profound changes humans are making to Earth’s natural systems?

Rats!

Neehar remembers a unique message from Osho in the late seventies.

Osho Ko Hsuan – An Adventure in Education

In Part 1 of 5, Surendra recalls the captivating years at Osho Ko Hsuan School in Devon, England.

Things I Learned from the Earth

The third article in a series of four on meditations about purification by fire, water, earth, and air by Prem Geet.

The Holocene Period, the Human Era

Article 37: The Holocene is the name given to the last 12.000 years of Earth's history. The Holocene is witnessing all of humanity's recorded history and the rise and fall of all [...]

Self-compassion

Marc explores self-compassion in order to overcome his self-criticism and judgements.

Homo sapiens and his extended family

Article 36: The genus ‘Homo’ is the youngest twig from a 2.5 million year old branch from a 4.6 billion year old tree, a seedling in a 13.8 billion year old universe. You and I [...]

Ericksonian Hypnotherapy

Premananda and Prabodhi are experienced hypnosis trainers. We asked them about their successful internationally conducted hypnosis work.

Pokémon Go

Beware, zombies rising! - a short essay by Bhagawati

The Pleistocene Period, Baby it’s cold outside!

Article 35: During the present Ice Age, temperate zones are alternately covered by glaciers, during glacial periods, and uncovered during interglacial periods, when the glaciers [...]

The Jeep, or How I Came to Love Darts

Srajan writes about his and Pravina’s search for a new home, starting with a visit to north Florida, full of various surprises.

The Pleistocene Period, Homo sapiens appears on stage, inhabited by giants!

Article 34: The Pleistocene is characterized by the presence of large land mammals, like mammoths and mastodons. This period also sees the evolution and expansion of our own [...]

The Fierce Sweetness of Kali

Excerpt from chapter 11 of Avikal's new book, 'When the Ocean Dissolves into the Drop: Osho, Love, Truth and me'.

Suddenly Everything Was One

Excerpt about the Centering Group in Pune from the book by Swatantra Sarjano 'When A Real Lion Meets a Real Master'.

The Pliocene Period, the sprouting of the human branch

Article 33: During the Pliocene, large polar ice caps start to develop. Some apes come down from the trees and start to exist on the plains in Africa. Australopithecus afarensis, [...]

Earworms and Meditation

Purushottama writes about a frequent experience many people have and offers some good advice.

Encounter with a Folding Table

Excerpt of the newly released book, Bodhena's Adventures In Samsara.

The Miocene Period, the first hundred species of apes appear on stage

Article 32: The overall pattern of biological change is one of expanding open vegetation systems, at the expense of diminishing closed vegetation. The apes arise and diversify, [...]

Captivating Rishikesh

Situated close to Haridwar, Rishikesh invites for an extended stay, writes Bhagawati.

Travelling in India B.S. (Before Sarod)

An extract from a diary by Chinmaya Dunster, dated 1979.

“Help my people there…”

Veena remembers an incident involving Arvind - and Osho!

You’re a Fountain of Love

The joy of singing and dancing in abundance that stays with us forever! Video of Music Group in Pune, 1979.

The Oligocene Period, horses, deer, camels, elephants, primates, cats and dogs

Article 31: On land, mammals begin to dominate in this period, except in Australia. They continue to grow larger and larger, in good harmony with the expansion of grasslands and [...]

Consumer Craze for Assault Rifles

With soaring sales of military assault rifles for personal use, the gun debate is still sharply divided in the USA, writes Prem Geet.