Dancing and Celebrating

Dancing and Celebrating

In the last part of our interview, Gayan talks about the time she danced around Osho in the big meditation hall, the Mandir, during the Festivals in Rajneeshpuram. (Part 4 of 4)

That’s my name!

That’s my name!

Shivananda takes sannyas in February 1978, and Osho gives him his new name.

The Celebration Caravan – OSHOfest USA 2018

The Celebration Caravan – OSHOfest USA 2018

Ambika reported from the final leg in Atlanta of Milarepa and OneSky Band's US tour, and put together a video of the event: "...such glimpses of these musical moments are difficult to capture with photos and videos, but I guess you just had to be there."

OshoFest Mexico: An infinite explosion of joy

OshoFest Mexico: An infinite explosion of joy

Viramo reports from the recent meditation festival at Osho Gran Kustal Retreat Center, Mexico - co-organised by Osho Niranjana, USA - with live music by Milarepa and his One Sky Band.

Reflection on the transience of all things

Reflection on the transience of all things

A contemplation by Veetman; "Nothing lasts. Everything is fleeting. This too will pass."

‘Hat’ meditation

‘Hat’ meditation

Krishna Prem explains a quick meditation and recounts an anecdote (from his book 'Gee You Are You').

Open your heart to Krishna

Open your heart to Krishna

Man’s ego is such that it does not know how to surrender, writes Chaitanya Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle. Published on September 17, 2018.

You are the axis, not the wheel

You are the axis, not the wheel

Chaitanya Keerti writes about Zazen, the real art of meditation - the real secret. Published in Asian Age on October 2, 2018.

What I say is said for no particular reason

What I say is said for no particular reason

What is your message, Osho? I don't understand you.

I see a spiritual regeneration for the whole world

I see a spiritual regeneration for the whole world

Osho speaks to a group of people in Rajasthan, stating that he had come to tell them that there is a way to awaken from this bad dream they have mistaken for life.

Bab’Aziz: The prince who contemplated his soul

Bab’Aziz: The prince who contemplated his soul

Ghoshen reviews the film about a blind Sufi mystic who, guided by his young granddaughter, Ishtar, is on his way to a grand gathering of Sufis that takes place only once every 30 years.

Rajneeshpuram, An Experiment to Provoke God

Rajneeshpuram, An Experiment to Provoke God

Viramo's review on this "even-handed, skillfully produced movie originally made for public television." Written, directed, produced and co-edited by Deva Michael, it was first shown on KCTS (Seattle) in 1993. Now available as DVD or via streaming.

Reclaiming Venice

Reclaiming Venice

Increased tourism is overwhelming Venice, Italy. Bruno Boelpaep's video shows the alarming trend that forces much of the native population to move away. Published on BBC on October 15, 2018.

Hyderabad homes and pavements made from used plastic bags

Hyderabad homes and pavements made from used plastic bags

Plastic waste is a serious problem not only in India but all over the globe. We encourage word to be spread far and wide about these two new inventions. Published by BBC on September 27, 2018.

Evening Walk, Late September

Evening Walk, Late September

A poem by Madhuri.

State of Grace

State of Grace

A poem by Abhi.

Losing common sense

Losing common sense

A quote by Gertrude Stein (1874 – 1946), famous American avant-garde novelist, poet, playwright and art collector.

Bombay HC no to CBI probe into Osho will

Bombay HC no to CBI probe into Osho will

Pune police filed a report to close the court case about the allegations that a will, attributed to Osho, was forged. Published in The Times of India on October 12, 2018.

Osho: Can the name of an India-born spiritual guru become a European trademark?

Osho: Can the name of an India-born spiritual guru become a European trademark?

‘OSHO’ brand ruling in a European court has split the worldwide followers of the India-born spiritual guru once again, writes Abhay Vaidya in the Hindustan Times, on December 5, 2017.

Deva Premal’s New Album

Deva Premal’s New Album

Meghan Rabbitt of Yoga Journal sat down with the singer to talk about how she got her start as a musician, what singing mantras means to her, and why the new long-form Gayatri mantra is like medicine for the soul. Published September 17, 2018.

‘Deva’

‘Deva’

A review by Abhi, courtesy of Osho Viha Magazine, of Deva Premal’s newly released album (launched 12 October 2018).

Following a map of a river

Following a map of a river

Osho says, "If you float with the river of life, you will come to find your question and you will come to find your answer."

If you pray for rain, you better bring your umbrella!

If you pray for rain, you better bring your umbrella!

Osho tells a story about faith versus prayer.

Beyond the high passes – Oshofields in the Trans-Himalayas

Beyond the high passes – Oshofields in the Trans-Himalayas

Jayadip writes about his love for the Himalayan regions, which began when he was a teenager. Today, he feels deeply bonded to the region and leads Taiwanese seekers on meditative inner and outer journeys.

Kennin-ji zen temple in Kyoto

Kennin-ji zen temple in Kyoto

A video by Shantidharm he took while visiting the Kennin-ji temple and its gardens in Kyoto, Japan.

Prehistoric art hints at lost Indian civilisation

Prehistoric art hints at lost Indian civilisation

The discovery of rock carvings believed to be tens of thousands of years old in India's western state of Maharashtra has greatly excited archaeologists who believe they hold clues to a previously unknown civilisation, reports Mayuresh Konnur. Published on BBC Marathi on October 1, 2018.

Special words that don’t exist in English (yet)

Special words that don’t exist in English (yet)

September 30 is International Translation Day - on this occasion, the BBC published a video about some languages that have words and phrases that English speakers never knew they needed.

Osho’s acceptance includes even disease

Osho’s acceptance includes even disease

During the Mt. Abu meditation camp in September 1971, Ageh Bharti asked Osho about his health since he had moved to Mumbai.

Miraculous Tarot

Miraculous Tarot

In this article he wrote in 2006, Prembodhi remembers the day he arrived in Pune, Osho giving his blessings to a set of Tarot cards, the creation of Intuitive Tarot and ponders over its world-wide development.

Motion Pictures in Poetry

Motion Pictures in Poetry

Nyay Bhushan presents his recently published photobook: "Most of the photographs in this book, celebrating the first decade of my art photography, were taken at numerous dance performances in New Delhi, India."

Into the Void

Into the Void

A new translation from Hindi. The talks compiled in this book were given in the 1970s in Ahmedabad and Mumbai and originally published as 'Hasiba Kheliba Dhariba Dhyanam' - understand your anger, your worries, your tensions, your insomnia, your bodily diseases – why and how they arise, and how they can be overcome.

A fun game

A fun game

An attractive woman and a lawyer are seated next to each other on a flight from Los Angeles to New York.

A little explanation

A little explanation

A nice-looking young woman walks into the drugstore and asks the pharmacist for some arsenic.