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Nirvi Bennich included in the Nordisk Salong 2017

A short report about Nirvi Bennich exhibiting at the Nordisk Salong - by Subhuti.

‘Grabbing God’s Attention’

The art of praying like a pro - a quasi review of Dr Linda Travelute's book by Bhagawati.

‘Blessed Moments with Osho’

Tarpan reviews Laherubhai's book that was self-published in 2016, foreword by Anando: "This book provides not only an important historical record, but also a fascinating story of [...]

‘Loving Vincent’ is unique in many ways

Kul Bhushan writes about the extraordinary experience of watching this new movie which is presented entirely as an animated painting.

A picture of the sun – is not the Sun

A letter from Neeraj about the recent European decision to accept the sign OSHO® as a branding / trademark for products and services.

Beyond Alt-Right and Alt-Left

Arjuna (aka John Hogue) just released his 44th book expressing his vision for a community of Americans to emerge after a grassroot revolution, writes Bhagawati.

It is the way of the heart

Ojas writes about a reunion of Dutch sannyasins which took place in a pancake café in Soest near Amsterdam, on 10th October 2017.

It’s only a brand

A court in the European Union recently upheld rulings of lower tribunals (not courts) that had allowed OSHO as a trademark for OIF in the EU only. Sangeet explains the implications [...]

Ramateertha on EU Court of Justice Decision on the “Osho” Trademark

On October 11, 2017, the European Court of Justice pronounced its verdict in the OSHO trademark case, writes Ramateertha [of Osho Lotus Commune, Cologne, Germany].

Silence Speaks

Praful talks about the creation of a trilogy of music albums. First is 'Silence Speaks', next 'Call of the Beloved' out this month. "What happened during the four days of recording [...]

The Reiki Concert

Sergio Taza's wonderful piano-playing comes to the fore in this album. A review by Punya.

Celebrating Meera’s Legacy

After Meera's death there have been various events worldwide to celebrate and remember her life and work. We asked Svagito, who has been organising many of them, to let us know [...]

Trio exhibition, an homage to Meera

Three Dutch artists; Abhilasha, Pathika and Meera; showed their artwork recently near Amsterdam.

The Circle

Navyo reviews the recently released techno-thriller starring Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, directed by James Ponsoldt and based on Dave Eggers' 2013 novel.

A documentary on Osho in the making

'Osho, 1000 Shades of Ocean', already in the first stages of filming, is the latest project of Italian filmmaker Lakshen. Punya’s account after meeting with him.

Shangri-La

A two-track digital-only single recently released by Shastro. "We feel that Shangri-La does indeed exist but it can only be found inside, in our own inner shrine..."

Space

A presentation for the latest album by Georg Deuter (aka Chaitanya Hari)

‘Strength through Meditation’

An article published in the German weekly Stern on August 31, 2017, commented on by Punya.

Flooding impact and consequences

While the mass media are outdoing each other with reports from Texas about the massive destructive impact of hurricane Harvey, little is being said about what is happening in Asia. [...]

Sapiens – Homo Deus

Marc explores two books by Yuval Noah Harari, who came to the conclusion that “Having raised humanity above the beastly level of survival struggles, we will now aim to upgrade [...]

Mountain

Vandana describes her experience watching the new documentary, ‘Mountain’ shown in concert as a collaboration between the Australian Chamber Orchestra and filmmaker Jennifer [...]

The Long Reach of the Dharma

Bhagawati reviews Deva Abhiyana's newly released book.

Breath of Voavah

Madhuri's impressions while listening to Prem Joshua's most recent album.

The Great American Eclipse – Earthquake and Tsunami

Review of Arjuna’s (John Hogue) recently published 43rd book, addressing the August 21 solar eclipse over America, past events during eclipses and prophecies, with the last [...]

In Wonder with Osho

"Arun’s long-awaited autobiography is lightning striking the heart with joyous laughter, deepest tears, and an original portrait of Osho as never before seen," says Prem Geet in [...]

Walk with me

Sneha reviews the recently released documentary about Thich Nhat Hanh and his Plum Village located near Bordeaux in southwest France, the first monastic community founded by him in [...]

Tantric Dating

Kaiyum reviews Catherine Auman's (aka Dhyan Shaida) latest book and says, "...it shows a refreshing new paradigm in how to approach dating and finding a loving partner."

Zen Pearls: Creativity Inspired by Osho

A review by Madhuri of Shunyo Mahom's book with his artwork and Osho quotes.

Proposal for an International Meditation Day

Arun proposes that the Government of Nepal work with the United Nations to establish an International Meditation Day on Buddha Purnima, the full moon of April/May. Prem Geet has [...]

The Empty Mirror

Kaiyum reviews this very insightful and inspiring real-life book by Janwillem van de Wetering; "The numerous Zen stories are a delightful reminder of the clarity and simplicity of [...]

Soul Traveler: Taking the Jump

Surendra reviews Navyo's first volume of travel stories, “This account is full of sharp, cultural observations and has a great sense of movement.”

The Fall of Winter

Chinmaya Dunster reviews Sambodhi Prem's long awaited new album.

I Am Not Your Negro

Gyanodaya reviews the 2016 American documentary film directed by Raoul Peck, based on James Baldwin's unfinished manuscript, 'Remember This House'.

Sufi whirling in St. Petersburg

More than twenty Russian sannyasins got together for a flashmob performance on Palace Square, St. Petersburg's main square earlier this month.

The reality of Osho’s death

Because of recent allegations and comments that have been made publicly, Ageh Bharti wrote a letter to shed light on the circumstances of Osho’s death.

New book about Osho with misleading sensational title

Kaiyum reviews the recently published book 'Who killed Osho?' by Abhay Vaidya.

Searching for Peace in Poona

Journals, sketches and paintings of Cyril Mount and paintings and poems of Madhuri Z K Ewing, exhibited at ArtsMill, Hebden Bridge, UK, from 11 June till 9 July 2017.

Spectrum of Mindfulness

Anand Haridas reviews Satya Vedant's latest book subtitled, 'Osho insights into inner ecology'

Meditation matters!

Prem Geet reports on a life-transforming meditation retreat at Osho Niranjana in California, facilitated by Arun: "According to Osho, only 100 enlightened souls are needed to steer [...]

Hidden Figures

Madhuri reviews a film that came out in January this year; the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of [...]

In loving remembrance of Vinod

Oshodham in New Delhi conducted an Evening Satsang & Celebration on May 6, 2017, in loving remembrance of Swami Vinod Bharti.

Corbett National Park – Domain of the Wild

Kul Bhushan reviews this photo book that shows stunning images of a sanctuary - India's National Park in Uttarakhand - named after Col James Edward 'Jim' Corbett (1875 – 1955).

Trump strikes Syria: and North Korea?

Yet another timely new book release by tireless Arjuna (aka John Hogue)!

This bloody line

On the occasion of the release of a short movie on Sir Cyril Radcliffe about the drawing of a border line in 1947 that was to separate millions of people in India, Bhagawati takes [...]

Work is Love Made Visible

Translating an Enlightened Vision into Action - a compilation of Osho's words.

Silence

Ghoshen reviews the latest film by Martin Scorsese, with Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson as actors.

Osho – the Art of Enlightenment

Prem Geet reviews Osho Tapoban's latest publication - and calls it a feast for the eyes and the soul.

Power, Politics and Change (with DVD)

Donna reviews a compilation of excerpts from Osho's talks on a very contemporary topic.

Book of Destinies

Chetan Parkyn co-wrote his latest work, The Book of Destinies, with his life partner Carola Eastwood (Nishtha). Shantamo wrote the review, "For a first taste of Human Design as [...]

Satyananda and The Cosmic Madhouse

Dhiren writes on the occasion of a meditation weekend, held in Stellshagen, Germany, in memory of Satyananda who would have been 90 years old on March 30, 2017. Dhiren also [...]