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“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

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 [...]