Archive for Interest

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 [...]

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.

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 in The Unbounded Spirit.

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. [...]

Transforming anger into disarming

Syrian artist Abdalla Al Omari is the creator of the 'Vulnerability Series', that brings awareness to the plight of five million refugees that fled from Syria. A number that [...]

Taiwan’s forest bus

Passengers used to crammed public transport in Taipei, Taiwan's capital, have been offered a fragrant leafy ride.

Why Is Earth’s Schumann Resonance Accelerating?

This very relevant far-reaching essay by Dr Kathy Forti was published on trinfiniti8.com on September 2015.

Ego – The wall within us

Love is the way of enlightenment and ego is the way of politics leading to insensitive violence, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle on May 26, 2017.

How the British say ‘no’ politely

Helpful and humorous English lesson with Benjamin.

It is rash to set limits

An excerpt from a recently uncovered 11-page essay by Sir Winston Churchill about the search for alien life.

The importance of hugging each other

Sannyasins are widely known for their spontaneous loving hugs. Yet who knew the significance of touch for the emotional and physical health for all humans - from newborns to old [...]

Unacknowledged

A new documentary by Dr. Steven Greer exposes a huge cover-up, maybe the largest in our history so far. Arjun Walia has the story; published in Collective Evolution on May 12, [...]

The meaning of human life

A quote by Albert Einstein.

106 year-old Indian woman stars in cooking videos

Mastanamma from Andhra Pradesh doesn't have a birth certificate to prove her 106 years but has millions of followers who can't have enough of her recipes and #GrannyWisdom.

Why “positive thinking” won’t help you out

When asked what he thinks of the “positive thinking” movement, Osho believes that it’s doing more harm than good. Why? Because it means we’re denying reality and being [...]

The hidden world of EMF bombardments made visible

Colourful yet hauntingly disturbing images of EMF's have been brought to light. Alanna Ketler at Collective Evolution has the story and encourages your body to take breaks from the [...]

Life is a play!

One needs to move from this misery to the mystery of life that surrounds us every moment, declares Keerti. Published in the Deccan Chronicle on May 9, 2017.

Springtime exuberance

A stunning time-lapse video showing spring flowers blooming, by New York-based visual effects artist Jamie Scott.

Irrefutable proof: the power of Om

A very small baby stops crying inconsolably as soon as her father starts chanting OM - and falls asleep immediately (video).

Passionate call by Pope Francis

In our present time, rife with conflict, war, political madness, increasing poverty, health issues and hardship for so many on our planet, we haven’t been blessed being exposed [...]

Zen is the purest form of meditation

The Zen masters are unique and they enjoy all kinds of games, even those which we normally think are mundane, writes Keerti in the 'Deccan Chronicle'; published on April 24, 2017.

Bend it like granny

Feeling stiff when you get out of bed? And you are not even 'that' old? Here's an inspirational woman who hasn't even been to consult a doctor her entire life.

Reunited in time: ‘My son says he was Lou Gehrig in a past life’

Article by Cathy Byrd, as told to Maria Carter at Country Living. Published in SOTT on April 23, 2017.

Newfoundland surprise visit

A large iceberg cozied up to the coastline of Newfoundland near the town of Ferryland.

Gorakh – scientist of the inner world

Many readers have been wondering which are Osho’s most favourite mystics, writes Keerti in the 'Deccan Chronicle' on April 10, 2017.

The Grand Witness

Pratiksha Apurv describes Osho’s favourite form of meditation from the 112 forms known, and says that it can transport you to bliss. Published in 'Speaking Tree', India, on April [...]

Planet Bin Chicken

Learn about the quite recently evolved and notorious Bin Chicken (video).

To love – breathe in, breathe out

A person full of love will breathe differently than a person full of fear, writes Keerti in The Asian Age on March 14, 2017.

Rhythm of breathing affects memory and fear

Scientists at Northwestern Medicine discovered that the rhythm of breathing creates electrical activity in the human brain that enhances emotional judgments and memory recall. [...]

Sewing hope

12 year old Campbell spends his time making hundreds of teddy bears for sick children in Tasmania (video).

Fremantle’s Orange Sannyas Period Revisited

A fascinating exhibition focusing on the history of Fremantle’s Orange People is currently running at the Fremantle Arts Centre, writes Elodie Bouttier in ECU Daily, Australia, [...]

Orange-tinted world of free love

In the late 70s a new religious movement made its way around the world and landed in Fremantle, writes Annelies Gartner on March 29, 2017 in The West Australian.

Can happiness be defined?

Osho says, whatever is appealing to you makes you happy, whatever doesn’t appeal to you makes you unhappy, writes Sadhana in the Deccan Chronicle on April 5, 2017.

The Metaphysical Meanings of Specific Physical Pains

Aleksa Erickson lists a number of general observations of pain and the location in the physical body to serve as a guide to help healing. Published in Collective Evolution.