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Statesmen and tyrants

A quote by John Adams (1735 – 1826), a Founding Father - a leader of the movement for American independence from Great Britain.

Spiritual life of Bollywood celebs

Ashmeet Kaur writes about b-town celebrities. Published on inUth.com, India, on August 10, 2017 (excerpt).

I am a follower of Osho

Actor Kiran Dubey is in the love with the city and never misses a chance to visit, writes Anjali Shetty in the Hindustan Times, Pune, on September 11, 2017.

Earliest origins of zero symbol revealed

Carbon dating shows an ancient Indian manuscript has the earliest recorded origin of the zero symbol. Published on BBC, September 15, 2017.

Something extraordinary is happening in the world

... and most of us haven’t quite realized there is something extraordinary happening, writes Gustavo Tanaka in Wake-Up World.

Joy of being ordinary

The word 'sadguru' means the true guru, explains Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle. Published on August 29, 2017.

You Raise Me Up

Sung by Martin Hurkens to the delight of strollers in a Dutch town square (video).

Brian Weiss: Past-Life Regression Session

Having reported previously on Dr Brian Weiss and his important work into regressions and healing, we gladly show now this video to participate from home in a past life regression [...]

Biocentrism – no death exists, only continual nows

The past, present and future are not absolutes, demolishing the idea of time as inviolable. Video about biocentrism.

Scientist concludes death is only an illusion, it is not real

Scientist Dr Robert Lanza says in his book 'Biocentrism', that death is an illusion generated by our consciousness. Furthermore, life does not end when the body dies, and it can [...]

Consciousness is the Key to World Change

"Those craftily manipulating and controlling our society are caring less and less about whether or not we buy into their false reality, played out in the world 'theatre of [...]

Walking barefoot

Studies show what happens to the human body when we walk barefoot, writes Arjun Walia in Collective Evolution on August 24, 2017.

The supernatural weapons of the Mahabharata and their world destroying power

In view of the ever erupting tensions and threats between countries who hold nuclear weapons, it is interesting to note that we've been there before. Wu Mingren explains the [...]

The defiance of an ‘untouchable’ New York subway worker

Sujatha Gidla, who was born into the Dalit caste and now works as a conductor on the New York City Subway, wrote a remarkable and candid memoir, 'Ants Among Elephants'. Sudha G [...]

The Mystic India

The Western young generation is ever happy to come to India and nourish their soul, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle, published on August 16, 2017.

Addiction to economic growth is killing us

Anthropologist Dr Jason Hickel questions if economic growth really makes our lives better. He is the author of 'The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions'. [...]

Monsoon

Always long-awaited, a collective sigh is heard once monsoon starts in India. The rains are an annual blessing yet often resulting in floods, hardship and death.

An Open Letter from Guam to America

Following the increasing political war speeches on this planet, it is obvious that we, the people, are forgotten in all those grand schemes and threats. Victoria-Lola M. Leon [...]

Democracy Becomes Mobocracy. The Answer: Meritocracy – Osho

Democracy has become mobocracy, claims Osho, the enlightened mystic. As India celebrates the 70th anniversary of Independence on 15 August, it is a tantalizing issue worth [...]

The religion disaster

A noted speaker, Hans Wilhelm has been inspiring audiences around the world with his spiritual and life-affirming concepts that he shares in many of his more than 200 books that he [...]

Mind and meditation

Recently, during my flight to Washington DC, I checked the in-flight entertainment menu, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle on August 3, 2017.

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017

From the northern lights to noctilucent clouds, the range of subjects in this year's competition covers all things astronomical. Here is a selection of the shortlisted images. [...]

FB shuts down AI robots after they start talking to each other in strange language

Facebook abandoned an experiment after two artificially intelligent programs appeared to be chatting to each other in a strange language only they understood. Andrew Griffin [...]

Nothing, but Supreme Being

Human existence is illusionary in nature; the sooner we realise this, the better, writes Pratiksha Apurv in Speaking Tree, India, on July 23, 2017.

Move over, Facebook

Deidre Macken points out why Facebook’s business model turns users to Instagram, Snapchat; published in The Australian on July 1, 2017.

Osho: A man for all seasons

Having grown up with Rajneesh (Osho) in our student days and as a family friend, I am often asked what his teachings were! I don't think that even Osho could have given a straight [...]

French supermarket chain celebrates inglorious produce

Carolanne Wright reports stunning results in the campaign against food waste. Published in WakeUp World.

How doctors die – it’s not like the rest of us, but it should be

An article by Ken Murray, MD, published in Zócalo; "How has it come to this – that doctors administer so much care that they wouldn’t want for themselves? The simple, or [...]

Coping with dementia

While humans are reaching a longer lifespan, afflictions such a dementia and Alzheimer's are also on the rise. Instead of separating old people from their families who feel they [...]

Offending another person

A quote by Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 – 1951).

The problem solving booth

A young clinical psychologist in London launched a bold experiment, setting up open-air cubicles in a park to help people solve problems with accidental strangers. Published on BBC [...]

How not to be offended

There is an ancient and well-kept secret to happiness which the Great Ones have known for centuries, writes Shemsi Prinzivalli.

The world is happy if you’re happy

The world is in great misery, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle, India, on July 21, 2017.

A child-like man

A quote by Aldous Huxley (1894 – 1963).

Every one rushes elsewhere…

A quote by the French Renaissance philosopher, Michel de Montaigne.

Osho full moon celebration in Pune on July 9

The event will be held at Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Memorial Hall in Koregaon Park, Pune. Published in the Hindustan Times.

Zazen – the art of just being

The practitioners of Osho’s meditations have been experimenting with these methods in all sorts of life situations, and places, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle on July 4, [...]

Lit by laughter

Osho makes a distinction between ordinary laughter and laughter that can aid our spiritual practice, writes Swati Chopra in the Asian Age on June 29, 2017.

The mere presence of your smartphone reduces brain power

Alarm bells have been sounding for years but most smartphone users ignore them, and are seen forever hunched over their device, busy with seemingly urgent transmissions. So here's [...]

Yoga and meditation can change your genes

A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness exercises can actually reverse stress-related changes in genes, writes Amanda McMillan in TIME Magazine, published [...]

I awoke

A quote by Leonardo da Vinci.

The human heart

A quote by Kahlil Gibran.

Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon

The world's longest and oldest 'art gallery' filled with tens of thousands of petroglyphs and pictographs is located deep in the Utah desert in the Western United States, writes [...]

Desperate for serenity?

Check into one of India’s 5 best ashrams, writes Vasudha Rai in Vogue India on June 20, 2017.

Jump into the abyss

A quiet mind enables meditation, paving the way for yoga, writes Pratiksha Apurv in Speaking Tree, India, on June 18, 2017.

The way of natural yoga

The modern medicine, to cure diseases, also produces some strange side-effects of its own, states Keerti in The Asian Age, India, on June 20, 2017.

Wacky road regulations in other countries

In particular there's this odd law in Alabama, USA (where else?), where it is illegal to drive blindfolded. Who knew?

The Tejas Express

The Tejas Express with coaches in attractive orange hues has begun running between Mumbai and the tourist state of Goa. Published by BBC News, 25 May 2017.

The Tantra way of life

Both in the East and the West, people have been misguided about Tantra, says Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle; published June 8, 2017.

Remember oneness

Examining the role that stories play in how we think about ourselves and each other, offering a glimpse at a new emerging story that can help bring about a more sustainable world. [...]