Archive for Interest

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.

Laughter, the real mantra of life

Indians complain: "A sannyasin has to be a serious person, almost dead, a corpse." Keerti in 'The Asian Age' on March 27, 2017.

April Fools? No – this fuzzball comet is real!

Wanting to unleash a good April Fool’s joke on you all, we found that there is so much fake news going around that a good old joke won’t raise even an eyebrow! Hence we go for [...]

How Tibetans survive life on the ‘roof of the world’

How the indigenous Tibetan population evolved to live with so little oxygen has been a mystery. Now we are beginning to understand that another species may lie behind their [...]

When the Rajneeshee sex cult turned Fremantle orange

'Orange: Sannyas in Fremantle', is an upcoming exhibition in Fremantle, Western Australia. It will be shown at the Fremantle Arts Centre from April 1 to May 21, 2017. Brendan [...]

Child Monks of the Himalayas

India-based Irish photographer Cathal McNaughton shows his images of boy monks who live in the 15th-Century Thiksey monastery near Leh in Ladakh. Published on BBC on 9 January [...]

The intoxicating drug of an Indian god

The cannabis plant’s role in Hindu mythology has authorities turning a blind eye to India’s drug shops, writes Charukesi Ramadurain on BBC on March 13, 2017.

Answer to 17 things to know when flying

People when flying in a plane from here to there to nowhere usually take it in stride, thinking they know all about it. Well, maybe not. This Infographic by SilverDoor.co.uk might [...]

Bhutan’s humorous and caring road signs

Related to the humorous road signs in India, Bhutan has put up very caring warnings with the help of India's Border Roads Organisation. Chris Dwyer has the story and photos; [...]

The unseen effects of embracing someone

Intimacy is one of the most elementary human needs. Its wealth nourishes the human soul, writes Frank M. Wanderer, PhD, in Wake Up World on December 17, 2016.

Finding our life’s compass

We should follow our heart and love our life as a precious gift of God, not to be wasted for superficial and imaginary goals, writes Keerti in The Asian Age on February 17, 2017.

Drop that frame!

Religions have created frames to help you look for the Divine, but they act like blinkers, preventing you from looking at the larger picture, writes Pratiksha Apurv in this [...]

Mad splashes of colour on Holi

Spring is here and to celebrate the vibrancy and joyful hues all around, people in India play Holi, the festival of colours. Published in the Indian Express on March 14, 2017

Smartphones ARE dumbing us down — here’s how

Carolanne Wright's essential article on the subject. Published in Wakeup-World.

The importance of ‘the moment’

Past and future are created in our mind. They are distractions... writes Jon E. Dougherty in mindbodyscience.news and SOTT on May 20th, 2016.

Stephen Hawking: Without a ‘world government’ technology will destroy us

Hawking says, "This aggression may destroy us all by nuclear or biological war. We need to control this inherited instinct by our logic and reason." By Aatif Sulleyman, published [...]