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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

Leonardo da Vinci (15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519) was born in Vinci, in the Arno River’s lower valley; his hometown was within the territory of the Republic of Florence which was [...]

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.

Life Theme: the intended storyline of your life

Three excerpts from 'The Book of Destinies', the recently published book on Human Design by Chetan Parkyn and Carola Eastwood (Nishtha). "Understanding and embracing your Life [...]

A darshan diary is a pageant, a festival

Deva Ashoka wrote the introduction to the darshan diary 'The Open Door'. He elaborates on the two Bhagwans he perceives, the one who speaks in discourse and the other, in darshan.

Reverence for life: rivers are declared human

Whanganui River in NZ, Ganges and Yamuna in India have been granted legal status of a person, writes Bhagawati.

Krishnamurti: a classic spiritual Five?

Subhuti continues his series 'Famous Enneagram Figures', this time discussing numbers Nine and Five.

Have a little courage

A day with Chintan in an encounter group, in late 70's Poona.

Reiki on Fire

Author and Reiki Master Frank Arjava Petter talks to Punya about the impact his books have had in the Reiki world.

Herat – what a beautiful little town!

From chapter three (Adventures in Afghanistan) of Devika's recently published book, 'The Road East to India', a diary of her journey in 1976 that eventually brought her to Osho.

Impressions from Sanchi

A video by Mahendra from an ancient place of Buddhist worship in Central India.

Where everything is music

Magic India is well and alive, says Videha after his latest visit during which he also participated in the 2017 World Sacred Music Festival in Jodhpur.

Casablanca: Great Acting, Lousy Ending

A Number Eight romantically linked with a Number Nine? Subhuti continues his series 'Enneagram Famous Figures' to help us grasp the types.

A mystical adventure

Yogananda's journey that led him to crystallize a teaching that is a synthesis of Taoist Inner Alchemy and Human Design.

The Fukushima disaster will never go away

Surendra's chilling update on the continuous radiation poisoning of the entire globe.

What Type is Adele?

The first in Subhuti's new series 'Enneagram Famous Figures'. "Number Four or Number Eight?"

Dardedel in the desert of Sonora

Srajan and Pravina explore the meaning of Dardedel and travel through the Saguaro National Park in Arizona to find saguaro cacti.

From Pulsation to the Forest Years

Aneesha shares insights she has gained in her life, and particularly in recent years, as she is moving from an extrovert to a more introspective life in preparation for the [...]

Find the work that you love!

Subhan explains his four-step approach which has helped himself and many others find the work they love.

The day I discovered what surrender really means

Bhagawati recalls a particular day in her life as an ashramite in Pune.

Seven Points of Mind Training

Indra takes part in a workshop based on Atisha's meditations, run by Videha.

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

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 [...]

Happiness is not available wholesale

Ageh Bharti asks a personal question while waiting for Osho's train to arrive - an Aha moment ensued.

Mighty Muscle

Also called the ‘muscle of the soul’, it is the principal muscle associated with physical stability. The Greek called it psóās, meaning muscle of the loins, writes Bhagawati

Myself only smaller

Shaida (aka Catherine Auman) discovered a way to better understand events that happened in our childhood.

Travel notebook: Brittany

Suha visits the north-west tip of France in winter.

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.

Not everybody is as courageous as Satyananda

As a tribute for Satyananda, a few excerpts from Punya’s book On the Edge related to him.

Hermann Hesse: I have been and still am a seeker

Hermann Hesse was a German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. His best-known works include Demian, Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an [...]

Nadabrahma and the paranasal sinuses

Sambodh discovers an interesting scientific fact.

No bananas – An act of plagiarism

Two short excerpts from Gail Tredwell's memoir, Holy Hell.

A true copy of a character certificate

Ageh Bharti remembers Kranti telling a story involving Prof. S. K. Saxena.

Experiences of a Pancha Karma Retreat

Sarita, and some of her friends, share their experiences of a 5-week long Ayurveda Pancha Karma Retreat in India.

Amazing Ayurveda

Sarita talks about the origins, philosophy and ways of diagnosis with Ayurveda, a system of medicine from India.

Crop Circle Mystery

The mystery isn't going away - on the contrary, more and more elaborate and stunning 'drawings' appear in fields, more often than not in the British countryside. Article by [...]

The Forest Man of India

Naina interviews and writes about the life of Jadav 'Molai' Payeng, an exceptional and compassionate man who surrendered his life to giving.

Five Hundred Buddhas

Surendra recalls his journey setting out to find a legendary site in Japan called 'Go Hyakyu Rakan'.

The Science of Crying. Tears Can Reboot your Genetic Code!

Marc Itzler talks about repression of emotions, citing Janov who says; "Tears have the power to transform our physiology, change our personality and re-fire the evolutionary [...]

Meditation Camp at Osho Tirth, Kuchwada

Amano Samarpan joins the “Never Born” Osho Meditation Camp, December 8-11, 2016, conducted by Chaitanya Keerti at Osho Tirth near Kuchwada, Madhya Pradesh, the village where [...]

I Knew It!

Ageh Bharti recalls a time when he tried to sell Osho's books to make him even more widely known.

Osho Chair: Significance

A brochure written by Satya Vedant about the Osho Chair, its meaning and importance in today's world.

From Seriousness To Sincerity! Join the Laughing Rebellion!

Marc Itzler's insight: "Laughter is intelligence, the ultimate expression of rebellion! A rebellion against guilt, against shame and self-doubt. A rebellion against fear itself."