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Louisa, an eighty-seven year old grandmother, still drives her own car. In her weekly letter to her long-time friend, she writes:
“People … think the ego comes through prestige and power – renounce power, renounce prestige – but then the ego comes through your humbleness,” says Osho.
Presently visiting China again, Veena writes about an interesting story she heard that is related to Lao Tzu.
Film featuring forest ecology professor Suzanne Simard and forester and bestselling author Peter Wohlleben.
Keerti writes on the significance of dharamshalas that have been in existence for thousands of years in India. Published in the Asian Age, 2 October 1019.
From birth onwards, time seemed to me to go faster and faster. But since we left America, just over two months ago, it feels to me like whole lifetimes have passed. Osho, what have you done to time?
In September 1969 Osho travelled to Kashmir to hold a two-week meditation camp in Pahalgam, Kashmir. Bhagawati collected vignettes from various publications.
By nature man is destined to live a conscious life and not become replicas of robots, writes Pratiksha Apurv in The Speaking Tree. Published on 22 September, 2019.
“The people you think are moral are just repressed people, egoistic, carrying all sorts of repressed desires in them. Once an opportunity is given to them, they will explode,” concludes Osho.
Ma Anand Sheela speaks up on Osho’s teachings with Karan Johar. Published on News18.com, India, 2 September 2019.
Mahika Mahiya celebrates a sacred past life memory that for her, could have happened only at Osho Jetban International Commune in Lumbinī, Buddha’s birthplace, in south-central Nepal. (Part 1)
In his first article of four, Bernard Levin described his impressions upon visiting the ashram and seeing Osho during the discourse he attended. Published in The Times, UK, 8 April 1980.
Keerti refers to the media coverage about Osho and his sannyasins and addresses how to go about negative statements in particular now on the occasion of Sheela’s visit to India.
Shlomo Eisenstein, an elderly gentleman was on his deathbed as his wife and three children and nurse stood close by.
A couple with three children waited in line at San Francisco’s Pier 41 to purchase tickets for a boat trip to Alcatraz.
Osho states, “The moment you lose the fear of death, you become capable of living.” Published in The Economic Times on 17 September 2019.
Young Rabbi Herzovitz announces on Sabbath that he won’t renew his contract but move to a larger congregation, who will pay him a better salary.
“Wisdom is practical, knowledge impractical. Knowledge is abstract, wisdom is earthly; knowledge is just words, wisdom is experience,” comments Osho.
In this TED talk, author Carl Safina takes us inside the lives and minds of animals around the world, witnessing their profound capacity for perception, thought and emotion.
Chetna travelled to Borneo in Indonesia to visit the Semenggoh Nature Reserve, a sanctuary for orangutans, an endangered species.
Out of the blue, God created Eve, who was an interesting companion indeed, writes Keerti. Published in the Asian Age on 16 September 2019.
As Air Force One arrives at the Heathrow Airport, the US President strides to a warm and dignified reception from the Queen.
How much sex you have, has no bearing on your ability to love or be loved by another human being, writes Steve Hibbins. Published on The Good Men Project on September 7, 2019.
Iam Saums recounts his experiences from the past thirty years while occasionally leaving his sleeping body.
Osho speaks on acting and says, “If you take life as an acting, you will start moving towards spirituality.”
After we received scans of two theatre programmes, Bhagawati collected some snippets about the fabulous performances and troupe.
Godliness is within all of us, so also the potential to see it, but we simply are not aware of it, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree on August 25, 2019.
America is certainly a very modern country and this worry is also very modern, observes Keerti. Published in The Asian Age on September 4, 2019.
“I can die, but not life. You can die, you will die – but not the cosmos, not the existence,” states Osho.
Maneesha has asked:
Our beloved Master,
This unspeakable that you are trying to communicate to us, this ungraspable that we are trying to get – sometimes it seems profoundly mysterious, sometimes it seems embarrassingly obvious. Is it either of these – or both together?