‘Wild, Wild Country’ reveals a brawling, messy microcosm of our brawling, messy world

‘Wild, Wild Country’ reveals a brawling, messy microcosm of our brawling, messy world

Steve Bramucci in Uproxx on April 13, 2018: "The tale of the Rajneesh commune in Oregon is a tale of regular people (and some extraordinary ones) in all of their beautiful, violent, loving, greedy, generous, selfish, ecstatic, manipulative, messy glory."

A conversation about ‘Wild Wild Country’ with a news cameraman who was embedded on Rajneeshpuram

A conversation about ‘Wild Wild Country’ with a news cameraman who was embedded on Rajneeshpuram

Cameraman Milt Ritter, who covered events at Rajneeshpuram for KGW News, is interviewed by Steve Bramucci for Uproxx, published on April 6, 2018.

Indian Minister claims internet was invented in India thousands of years ago

Indian Minister claims internet was invented in India thousands of years ago

The statement caused a public and media uproar, with the minister being mocked and ridiculed. But there is much more to this story, writes Bhagawati.

Riding the storm: Does the sun trigger hurricanes and social uprising?

Riding the storm: Does the sun trigger hurricanes and social uprising?

What do the activities of our sun have to do with the increase in extreme weather, public scandals, mass tragedies and social unrest that we are experiencing? Therese Wade is giving possible explanations.

Of outer and inner worlds

Of outer and inner worlds

A strong spiritual vein runs through the art of Pratiksha Apurv, a national award-winning painter and niece of spiritual master Osho, who is presently showcasing her collection of artworks titled ‘Mystical Moments’ in the capital. Published in Asian Age, March 20, 2018.

Making the child too ambitious is dangerous

Making the child too ambitious is dangerous

Pratiksha Apurv writes on the dangers of instilling ambition into children. Published in The Times of India, March 16, 2018.

Lao Tzu’s famous judgment

Lao Tzu’s famous judgment

Osho comments: "His reasoning was so absolutely correct: If people go on gathering money on one side, then who is creating the thieves?" From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Abraham Lincoln’s doppelgänger

Abraham Lincoln’s doppelgänger

Osho says, "Everybody is playing a certain role that has been taught to him, for which he has been brought up." From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

My journey through Touch

My journey through Touch

Anugyan writes about his life as a bodyworker, Rebalancing trainer and father.

Rejoicing in two worlds

Rejoicing in two worlds

Paul Prem Nadama talks to Punya about his life as a television director and singer-songwriter, and what taking on a new name means to him.

Two worlds of health divided by one common body

Two worlds of health divided by one common body

Kaiyum takes a brief look at two radically different approaches to humanity's physical and mental health on a global scale.

If man lives naturally there will be no disease

If man lives naturally there will be no disease

Osho answers a question by a physician and states, “Health is natural, death is natural, but disease is not natural.”

Which is the note?

Which is the note?

From Suha's series 'Beware: Slippery.... Sacred Ground - Small flashes of real life': "Which is the note, the frequency that makes the strings of my soul vibrate, that makes me feel in harmony with the great symphony of the universe?"

Thief of love: the river

Thief of love: the river

From Suha's series 'Beware: Slippery.... Sacred Ground - Small flashes of real life'. "Once I used to ask myself what I wanted and where I wanted to go. ... Then I understood that everything is already given to me, even before I become aware of my needs."

There are Times

There are Times

Madhuri reviews Paul Prem Nadama's lastest album: "This music takes us to a place we all want: falling into the moment and being caressed by it. The album is human, unpretentious, yet so laid back it gives us courage to relax too."

The Spirit of Arillas

The Spirit of Arillas

Paul Prem Nadama sings (on video) one of his compositions from his last album 'There are Times': "This song was written last year in gratitude to everything Arillas has given and continues to give me whenever I return."

Portraits of Osho

Portraits of Osho

We publish Arhat's artwork in our Gallery on the occasion of his departure on 9th April 2018.

With Meera and beyond

With Meera and beyond

Nirvi Bennich shows her paintings in our virtual Art Gallery and says, "I am feeling so lucky for having been part of Meera's creativity for so many years - now I feel I can include both Meera’s influence and what I learned in Art School."

The ultimate meanness has been committed by America and England

The ultimate meanness has been committed by America and England

Osho speaks about the creation of Israel by politicians and the resulting constant conflicts and suggests, "Move the Jews from Israel and give Israel to the Mohammedans; it belongs to them," and adds, "And as for me and my people, we offer our commune land as a beginning."

In fifty years’ time the decision will be made

In fifty years’ time the decision will be made

"The coming few years are going to be very significant years in man's history," states Osho.

Astrology is an aspect of spirituality, a dimension of spirituality

Astrology is an aspect of spirituality, a dimension of spirituality

Osho states, "The centers that exist deep within this body alone, which Yoga calls chakras, are the accumulated forms of many lives." From 'Hidden Mysteries', Ch 5, Part 6 of 6.

Whatever is happening has already happened

Whatever is happening has already happened

"The deepest realization of astrology is that your past must be unlocked," states Osho. From 'Hidden Mysteries', Ch 5, Part 5 of 6.

#WildWildCountry #JealousReflections #FromA #ThirdWorldFilmmaker

#WildWildCountry #JealousReflections #FromA #ThirdWorldFilmmaker

Sometimes irreverent, sometimes tongue-in-cheek, a delightful account of Damini's viewing of Wild Wild Country that led her to dive deep into the underlying reasons why this docuseries was created NOW and what it has to do with America per se.

Calling for One Global Government

Calling for One Global Government

Kalyan Mitra Ageh Bharti* writes about the first public meeting to propose One Global Government, which was held in Mumbai on February 11, 2018.

Sentences and passages cut from Osho’s discourses

Sentences and passages cut from Osho’s discourses

Surendra found some passages in Maneesha's book from the eighties, 'Osho: The Buddha for the Future' that throw more light on the 'edited and missing' parts of discourses given by Osho in Lao Tzu House, Rajneeshpuram, to small groups of sannyasins in 1984/1985.

And power corrupts absolutely

And power corrupts absolutely

Excerpt from Deva Abhiyana's recently released book, 'The Long Reach of the Dharma'. "I needed peace of mind – and 30 years – to understand the lessons of Rajneeshpuram. So here I move into uncharted territory, by reporting things that were not always my direct experience."

WWC: Wild Wild Here and Now

WWC: Wild Wild Here and Now

Niyam's take on the showing of the Netflix series Wild Wild Country and the resulting global interest in Osho and his books.

WWC: The bottom-line: What did they miss? – by Bhagawati

WWC: The bottom-line: What did they miss? – by Bhagawati

Bhagawati's take on the Netflix docuseries, Wild Wild Country: "The enigma that wasn’t even remotely touched by this series: the deeply significant meaning of the master-disciple relationship."

Zuckerberg upgraded with newer emotional chip!

Zuckerberg upgraded with newer emotional chip!

NewsThump is a satirical and spoof news website, taking a daily swipe at current affairs from the UK and around the world. Published on April 13, 2018.

WWC – Saturday Night Live

WWC – Saturday Night Live

Satire depicting highlights of the Netflix docuseries Wild Wild Country. The episode was hosted by John Lumaney on April 14, 2018.

Vada pav: move over, McDonald’s

Vada pav: move over, McDonald’s

Vada pav is synonymous with the city of Mumbai, with almost every resident, from factory workers to Bollywood stars, unabashed in declaring their love for it, writes Charukesi Ramadurai. Published on BBC on April 2, 2018.

Postcards from Afghanistan

Postcards from Afghanistan

Along with his team, Ershad Honaryar from BBC Persian made the five-day trek to the Wakhan province in the far east of Afghanistan. Published on BBC on February 27, 2018.

Strawberry Rhubarb and Coconut Cream Cake with Vanilla Cashew Cream

Strawberry Rhubarb and Coconut Cream Cake with Vanilla Cashew Cream

From Maria Carin Gala's Organic Kitchen: "When strawberries and rhubarb are in season what heavenly combination these flavours create. Juicy, soft, sweet, interesting, and not to forget, healthy."

Chocolate Beetroot Cake with Raspberries and Avocado Chocolate Icing

Chocolate Beetroot Cake with Raspberries and Avocado Chocolate Icing

From Maria-Carin Gala's Organic Kitchen: "Who came up with the idea that vegetables can hide in cakes? What a marvellous idea!"

The Israeli archaeologist

The Israeli archaeologist

An archaeologist was digging in the Negev Desert in Israel and came upon a casket containing a mummy.

Old man Elmer

Old man Elmer

Old man Elmer is walking down the street in Brooklyn.

Arhat

Arhat

(3 November 1940 - 9 April 2018)

Jina

Jina

(2 March 1931 - 24 March 2018)