A priest tricked by a witch

A priest tricked by a witch

"If you believe in God, you can believe in a witch, it is the same package. If you can believe in one kind of nonsense, you can believe in all kinds of nonsense," states Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

A Sufi mystic is granted a wish

A Sufi mystic is granted a wish

"Desire means rejection of something - desirelessness means acceptance - you are happy as things are. In fact, things are irrelevant, you are happy. You are happy, that’s the point." says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

A serendipity of healing books

A serendipity of healing books

Madhuri reviews five books: A Change of Heart, Healing Spirits, Healing Spirits, Eyes of an Angel, A. T. Still.

‘Food’ for thought

‘Food’ for thought

As meat consumption skyrockets, German writers and philosophers Peter Wohlleben and Richard David Precht insist that animals - and plants - have feelings, too, writes Antar Marc.

Every eleven years there is great turmoil on the sun

Every eleven years there is great turmoil on the sun

"Everything is joined to the cosmos," states Osho on the subject of sun spots and related wars, disturbances, and diseases on our planet.

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.

Every day death is there

Every day death is there

A Cup of Tea (103)

Watch the drama

Watch the drama

A Cup of Tea (102)

Sartre said ‘hell is other people’

Sartre said ‘hell is other people’

He [Sartre] should’ve been on my train when an oik* made 40 calls… in the quiet carriage! - writes Gyles Brandreth in the Daily Mail; published on February 6, 2018.

Do you recognize any of these habits?

Do you recognize any of these habits?

Is your smartphone making you stupid? Lisa Egan has a checklist. Excerpt from her article published in SOTT and Ready Nutrition.

Relationships: why so many problems?

Relationships: why so many problems?

Vasumati explores the causes of our relationship problems and maintains that we can use our relationships as a way to wake up.

Relationship is one thing, interdependence totally another

Relationship is one thing, interdependence totally another

Osho answers a question by Vasumati. Osho says, "When unhappiness comes one welcomes it, when happiness comes one welcomes it, knowing that they are partners in the same game."

Romantic love

Romantic love

An excerpt from the book 'Tantric Dating' by Dhyan Shaida (Catherine Auman): "Romantic love prefers to be unrequited, causing a desire for someone you can’t have so bad you want to tear your heart out."

When I was a man

When I was a man

Madhuri's adventures while impersonating men to understand and discover their power. She also describes the meditation called Hara Burn. "I enjoyed myself so very much, to feel so strong and muscular... so autonomous and self-contained."

Pune, 13 February 2010

Pune, 13 February 2010

Chinmaya remembers the bombing of the German Bakery in Pune, India, a popular meeting point of sannyasins, and his Jhuni Benefit Concert that happened at the same time.

Osho can’t give promises

Osho can’t give promises

Ageh Bharti recalls the preparations for Osho's move from Jabalpur to Mumbai, during which Osho spoke about promises.

Celebrate

Celebrate

Milarepa reviews Sudhananda's latest album: "He has created something beautiful, straight from his heart to ours. I think everyone will find something on this cd to enjoy and be touched by."

We Are One Heart

We Are One Heart

Track 5 from Sudhananda's new album 'Celebrate': "I wrote 'We Are One Heart' in 1982 in Santa Cruz, California shortly after taking sannyas at the Ranch."

Sunrise of my heart

Sunrise of my heart

A poem Abhi.

The Weight of Silence

The Weight of Silence

Laurie Kuntz recites one of her poems.

Then there was just looking…

Then there was just looking…

Premyog shows a selection of artwork created during the past three years: “While painting or creating objects, there is no thinking, no pondering, no judging, no hesitating, no pushing, no doubting.”

A world in 20×20

A world in 20×20

Our online gallery features artwork by Salia (Bernadette Baumgartner) with a short introduction by Punya. Salia said, “I can hardly stop painting, I am making those little square paintings, one after the other.”

Rising, Not Falling, in Love on Valentine’s Day

Rising, Not Falling, in Love on Valentine’s Day

Kul Bhushan's advice for the popular yearly event. Published on Happy Ho on February 12, 2018.

“I love you,” means danger

“I love you,” means danger

Osho talks on the topic of 'Love': "You cannot accept the idea that you are worth loving, that anybody can love you."

Animals and humans

Animals and humans

Bhagawati writes about love for animals and love for humans.

Love Osho – from London to Singapore

Love Osho – from London to Singapore

Swaram and Chetna, after many years of promoting Osho in London, are venturing to South-Asia. Punya asked them for updates about their move.

“I won’t eat Animals,” girl tells her mother

“I won’t eat Animals,” girl tells her mother

Realising, to her horror, that meat is made from animals, five-year-old Zada tells her mother she's a vegetarian. And her mind is made up. (video)

We don’t have to eat animals

We don’t have to eat animals

Joey Carbstrong (aka Joey Armstrong) is a 31 year-old Australian vegan activist, currently on tour of the UK and Ireland. We are showing a video of him having touched down in Scotland.

Gurdjieff’s indelible advice to his daughter

Gurdjieff’s indelible advice to his daughter

Gurdjieff's 83 rules of advice he gave to his daughter Cynthie Sophia "Dushka" Howarth (1924–2010). She went on to found the Gurdjieff Heritage Foundation.

I count my blessings every day

I count my blessings every day

Andy, a former homeless man in Britain and now in temporary accommodation, speaks on video about how his life changed after he bought a puppy off a beggar. They bonded and through Bailey, Andy got off his drug habit of 15 years.

Observe and awaken your intelligence

Observe and awaken your intelligence

Ordinarily, within us we have two currents - one is of thoughts, which is very dominant, writes Chaitanya Keerti in the Asian Age, published on February 6, 2018.

Don’t fall in love, rise in love

Don’t fall in love, rise in love

Keerti writes about Osho saying, "Love should come out of your silence, awareness, meditativeness." Published in the Deccan Chronicle, January 31, 2018.

My Wake-up Call

My Wake-up Call

When we walk, sleep, or even perform a mundane activity with awareness, it becomes meditation and the centring of our being begins, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree, February 4, 2018.

The new dawn

The new dawn

"Just open the window of your inner world and allow the beautiful experience of sunrise to blossom within," writes Pratiksha Apurv in Speaking Tree, India, on January 6, 2018.

Totally together: could communal living suit you?

Totally together: could communal living suit you?

From self-sufficient communes to cohousing schemes, people are opting for a shared lifestyle. Published in The Guardian, February 3, 2018.

Small is truly beautiful: A tiny organic set-up and lessons in minimalism

Small is truly beautiful: A tiny organic set-up and lessons in minimalism

Small, sustainable and serene, SOS Organics workshop in the hills offers salvation of a kind to the locals it touches, writes Anjuli Bhargava. Published in Business Standard, India, January 30, 2018.

The card game

The card game

Two couples are playing cards when Jeff accidentally drops some cards on the floor.

The bridge

The bridge

Two old geezers called Rufus and Clarence were living in the backwoods for many years.

Seeing is light

Seeing is light

Sannyas darshan of Veet Nisha, from Believing the Impossible Before Breakfast, Ch 27, dated 27 February 1978: "To open your eyes needs courage because you may have to see things that you never wanted to see in yourself."

Osho in Jalandhar, 1967 – 1968

Osho in Jalandhar, 1967 – 1968

A series of unpublished photos taken during Osho's early travels, from Satish's precious photo album. They were scanned in by Anuragi for us to share.

Ma Prem Seva

Ma Prem Seva

(9 December 1952 – 8 February 2018)

Akkam

Akkam

...left his body on 29th December 2017.