A review by Roshani of 'On the Edge' by Yoga Punya. The book has been re-published in India and will be launched on 27th July on the occasion of the Guru Purnima Celebrations at Oshodham in Delhi.
An excerpt from chapter 5 of Punya's 'On the Edge'. The scene: we are on a rattling bus driving from the Saswad commune down to the Pune ashram to have darshan with Osho.
Osho says, "A real man has no nostalgia at all. He never looks back because it is no longer there."
Big brother alive and well. A new report throws a damper on their claims that they protect their users' privacy. Published in SOTT and RT on July 4, 2018.
If you've ever had the sneaking suspicion that your phone might be watching you, new research suggests you're not being paranoid. Published on SOTT and RT on July 4, 2018.
Anand Kul Bhushan reports how meditation helped twelve Thai boys and their coach to overcome emotions and fears during their long ordeal of being trapped in a cave.
Swaram writes about the fourth, the silent stage in Osho's Dynamic Meditation, the benefits of silence in our busy world and how silence can be easily reached through this meditation technique.
Divakar (Mark Itzler) uses the metaphor of stage and auditorium to clarify why we hesitate not to follow the script (what is expected of us) and the difficulties we get into, once we have left the stage but need to go back to be part of society.
Keerti writes about the world's most powerful meditation. Published in the Deccan Chronicle on June 6, 2018.
One who lives in that space of tathata (suchness) is called tathagata, which is also one of the names of Buddha, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle. Published on May 28, 2018.
If we want transformation to happen, it can take place in a moment. Just one moment of will, of complete determination is enough. writes Naina in The Sentinel, Assam, on June 24, 2018.
Swaram's podcasts continue: interviews with Bhagawati and (separately) with Punya on Osho's media coverage, his meditations and the music, how they came to Osho and, of course, about Osho News online magazine.
Michael Gonsalves interviews Swami Chaitanya Keerti with questions about the Osho Commune in Pune. Published in mydigitalfc.com, India, on July 1, 2018.
Financial Chronicle's Michael Gonsalves spent two days inside the secretive Osho Commune in Pune where the godman once stayed to bring a story of devotion, intrigue and a death shrouded in mystery, Published on mydigitalfc.com on July 1, 2018.
"If you cannot follow your own advice, what right have you got to give it to somebody else?” states Osho.
Osho states, "Lust for power is the foundation of all wars. If you look at human history... the whole of human history is nothing but a history of wars, man killing man."
Colette Maze is a French pianist of classical music. In this video, she speaks on how much music matters to her (French with English subtitles).
On the occasion of International Widows' Day, Kul Bhushan reports on the plight of an estimated 258 million widows worldwide (46 million in India alone), who face an uncertain future and poverty.
Osho says, "In India for thousands of years the woman has suffered so much because of this idea that she has to remain a widow."
Jaron Lanier, Silicone Valley's ‘computer philosopher', explains why.
System would allow Facebook to identify what adults and children are watching based on ambient noise. Published in The Guardian on June 29, 2018.
Who doesn't know the feeling of an intense tiredness descending on one's body - for example just after lunch? The head droops slightly, the eyelids struggle to remain open and the couch beckons! Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D., shows how naps can protect your health and boost your waking performance. Published in Psychology Today on May 7, 2018.
Osho answers personal questions by Nathan Wood, The Rogers Cable System, Portland, Oregon about his typical day: "I have always slept from eleven till two for the simple reason that if you sleep in the day for one or two hours, you have two mornings instead of one. And why miss the other? And sleeping is just a beautiful activity."
A contemporary new online information site about Osho, the creative result of a group of sannyasins who were with Osho from the seventies on, most of them working for his publications.
Stargazers are in for a treat come July! Mars' orbit will be closer to Earth than it has in more than ten years, in what is called a perihelic opposition.