Archive for News

The Afterlife of Billy Fingers

Kaiyum reviews Annie Kagan's intriguing book. [...]

He asked me to be his tantric goddess

Rose Rouse writes in The Guardian about her relationship with Asanga, 21 March 2015 [...]

Autobiography of an Android Yogi

Niyam Bhushan on why he has stopped using a smartphone, and why we will do so too. [...]

The Giver

A film review by Ghoshen. [...]

The Capacity for Wonder

Thomas Hill, Professor of Psychology at the University of Warwick, writes in Psychology Today on February 26, 2015. [...]

The Ridge

A new astounding video by extreme cyclist Danny Macaskill, so far streamed more than 12 million times. [...]

Power from the Universe

Special celestial events are upon us on 20th March 2015. [...]

A Mountain in China by Veena

Dhiren reviews Veena's latest book about her thrilling journeys of discovery on Song Mountain in China. [...]

Osho Transformation Tarot

A new edition of our first tarot card set had just come out. Remember them? [...]

Remembering Dave Frohnmeyer

On the occasion of Dave Frohnmeyer's death on March 9, 2015, Sangeet writes about her personal interactions with him. [...]

Dave Frohnmeyer

David (Dave) B. Frohnmeyer died on March 9, 2015 at age 74 in Oregon. [...]

The Lie We Live

In this video, Spencer Cathcart exposes the truth about our corrupt world and what humanity has become. [...]

Osho, Eckhart Tolle, the Dalai Lama teach you how to meditate

by Sameer Jha, published in The Health Site, India. [...]

Knowledge-based Trust?

The internet is abuzz with news that Google wants to change the way it ranks website pages in its search engine. [...]

The Rebel of Benaras

Sanjay reviews Anil Sethi's recently published book on Kabir. [...]

Music in the Key of Soul

A critical look at contemporary music. [...]

‘Eating Healthy’ a Mental Disorder?

Jefferey Jaxon writes in Natural Society on February 18, 2015 about the latest mad buzzword, 'orthorexia nervosa'. [...]

Power and Freedom to Women!

Kul Bhushan reflects on celebrating the yearly UN International Women’s Day on March 8th. [...]

Harassing Women in Public

A social experiment staged by Indian actor Varun Pruthi. [...]

Ban on Cow Slaughter

Widely reported in the media, cow slaughter in Maharashtra state has been banned. [...]

‘India’s Daughter’ Aired by BBC

Leslee Udwin’s significant documentary on the deadly gang-rape of a young woman in Delhi has been aired by the BBC on March 4, 2015 [...]

Olive Oil for Health and Beauty

Use it inside out, says Grahi, and backs up his many fantastic tips with meticulous research. [...]

Time Lapse: Five Years On The Sun’s Surface

February 11, 2015 marked five years in space for NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which provides incredibly detailed images of the whole sun 24 hours a day. [...]


Bhagawati reviews a film by Damien Chazelle, starring J.K. Simmons (who just won this year’s Oscar for Best Supporting Actor) and Miles Teller. [...]

Xavier Rudd – Come People

Xavier Rudd is an Australian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. [...]

A Cosmic Tug-of-War

Reported by Jaqueline Howard in The Huffington Post on February 20, 2015 [...]

India’s Last Surviving Headhunters

Neelima Vallangi presents photos and commentary of the people of Nagaland, a disappearing culture in Northeast India. Published by BBC Travel on February 16, 2015. [...]

The guru, India’s greatest export, is not always an easy act to follow

Peter Poham writes in The Independent, England, on February 26, 2015. [...]

Zen Moments

Chinmaya reviews Shastro and Raphaël Pinel's newly released CD. [...]

Alarming Truth About What We Eat

Think you eat only healthy, unprocessed foods? Think again. Joanna Blythman went undercover and discovered that even your fruit salad is not what it seems. Published in The Guardian on February 21, 2015. [...]

Bride Weds Guest in Fit of Rage

As reported by The Times of India on February 17, 2015, a curious incident happened at what must have been a prearranged wedding in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh. The marriage had to take place by [...]

The Holy Economy

Guna Raj Luitel writes in the Nepali Post, Nepal, issue February 20-26, 2015 #745 [...]

Laugh Out Loud!

Post by user 'Osho' in Speaking Tree, India on Jan 31, 2015 [...]

Discovering Polo and the Polo Crowd

With its unique jargon and format, Polo remains elusive for common mortals as royalty, army officers and new millionaires make up its swish crowd, discovers Kul Bhushan. [...]

The Women’s Kingdom

A sensitive portrayal of extraordinary women struggling to hold on to their extraordinary society filmed by Xiaoli Zhou and Brent E. Huffman, shown by PBS Frontline Broadcast. [...]

We Have to Step Into the Unknown

Charles Eisenstein is a writer, public speaker, and self-described 'degrowth activist'. [...]

History of the Karmapas

Kaiyum reviews this fascinating book by Lama Kunsang, Lama Pemo and Marie Aubèle with the subtitle, The Odyssey of the Tibetan Masters with the Black Crown. [...]

What Humanity Considers Normal

Geoff Byrd of Radio Mysterium has a hard look at what really is normal in an upside-down, backwards world. [...]

Help Fight Local Warming

On TED, Yossi Vardi, legendary community-builder, connector and prankster, delivers a careful lecture on the dangers of blogging. Specifically, for men. And tongue-in-cheek. [...]

We Love Surveillance

And here are 7 very good reasons why you should love it, too! [...]

View From the Dark Side of the Moon

There's always been a mystery about the dark side of the moon. [...]

Deeply Heartfelt Music

Beethoven may have composed masterpieces to his own irregular heartbeat writes Carolyn Gregoire in The Huffington Post on January 11, 2015. [...]

Selfie and Moksha

Keerti explores the phenomenon of selfies and how to take the concept further to witness emotions and feelings and ultimately self-realisation. The Asian Age, India, on February 3, 2015 [...]

Ten Predictions for 2015

Ray Foy reviews John Hogue's (aka Arjuna) latest publication. [...]

Mr. Nobody

Ghoshen reviews a film by Jaco van Dormael, starring Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger. [...]