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Iceland and its enchanting caves

This island in the North Atlantic Ocean was first inhabited by Nordic and Celtic people in the 9th century CE. It is not well known that it harbours magic caves, writes Bhagawati.

‘Secret of Secrets’ – a new film in the making on the life and vision of Osho

Exciting news about a new film, written, directed and produced by Bhikkhu of New Earth Records fame.

An ocean of light and love

Tantra teacher Radha gives an answer on video to "Can you speak about Osho as an 'ordinary' man?" (with Italian translation). Radha was one of the first mediums for Osho in [...]

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 [...]

Tribes are on the way out

Surendra casts a critical eye at the behaviour, rules and norms of tribes and families and their enslavement of the individual. He states, "The tribe is the collective version of [...]

Sensorial Celebration

Tantra teacher Sarita on the importance of discovering, and letting go into our senses. An introduction to the Tantra Festival, that will be held on Corfu in June 2018.

Rashid Maxwell and ‘The Only Life’

Deva Rashid (Rashid Maxwell) talks about his life, his path with Osho and the book 'The Only Life' he wrote about Osho's first sannyasin and secretary, Ma Yoga Laxmi. The interview [...]

‘Yoga On Sacred Ground’

On the occasion of the release of its digital version, Chinmaya remembers his musician friends and the events that led to the creation of this album.

The man who lost his axe suspected the boy next door

Osho speaks about the mind being the disease, "If you bring your mind to reality you will see something which is not there." From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Prisms prove the dance is life

Kumari wrote a poem to accompany her artwork shown in our virtual Art Gallery.

Universality

Humanity’s way of life has become lethal to itself and nature, writes iamsaums. He also insists that we are not victims of our circumstances but have extraordinary opportunities [...]

Vegetarianism is a byproduct of meditation

Osho answers a question about why his disciples are vegetarians and also speaks about the life of peacocks and deer in Rajneeshpuram.

Hillel gives a summary of the Torah

"Love is the whole Torah, the rest is commentary. And what is love? – do not do unto others that which you would not like to be done to you," comments Osho on this anecdote. From [...]

Remembering Om Prakash Saraswati

Swami Om Prakash Saraswati (31.12.1918 - 27.3.2003), known affectionately as Swamiji, was the founder of the Osho Rajyoga Meditation Centre in New Delhi. His youngest son, Atul [...]

Buttons of Gold

Priya writes: "It’s the season for contemplations of what really matters. I was surprised by what arose as I sat with pen and open notebook."

Osho’s first visit to Ludhiana

Ageh Bharti remembers Osho giving several public talks and private interviews, among them a meeting with acclaimed poet Bachchan who also made a prophecy about Osho's destiny.

A Heart Person?

Subhuti remembers when, on his first day, he walked into the ashram main office and 'met' Laxmi.

Death comes to pick up the 100-year-old king

"If you are intelligent you will see the futility of greed. If you are intelligent you will not miss today for tomorrow. You will not sacrifice this moment for another moment, you [...]

Merry Christmas! Merry Krishna!

Kul Bhushan looks into the mounting evidence of many curious similarities between Jesus Christ and Krishna.

Oh Lord in Heaven

Marc's rude awakening when he found out as a child that he was duped to believe in the existence of a Father in heaven.

Junaid breaks his fast out of love for a disciple

"Live consciously, don’t live according to a dead discipline", says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

The echo chamber

The effect, that an echo chamber has, reinforces a person's own present world view, making it seem more correct and more universally accepted than it really is, says Marc in his [...]

Zen Walking

Zen Walking - this meditation was recently held for the first time at Oshodham, Delhi, with enthusiastic participants. Kul Bhushan reports about their experiences.

“Take sannyas,” Laxmi said

Fatima recalls her meetings with Laxmi who nudged her to take sannyas and later, to help write a book about her.

Laxmi is not in America now

Excerpt from the recently published book by Rashid Maxwell, The Only Life: Osho, Laxmi and a Journey of the Heart.

Death. Again. And Awareness.

Lokita's insights on death while seeing her father go: "Standing next to his lifeless form, once again I was ... in awe of the mystery of life and death, the mystery of who we [...]

Gossip

In these times of fake news, gossip and chatter on Twitter and Facebook I am reminded of what Osho said on gossip in the ‘good old commune times’, writes Marc.

Autumn in Kharkiv

An excerpt from Chapter 12 entitled 'Ukrainian partnership' of ecodesigner Samudra's new book, 'The Freedom of Having Nothing'.

Osho visits a bistro

An excerpt from Chapter 2, Life Awakening Center (Jivan Jagruti Kendra) of Laherubhai's book 'Blessed Moments with Osho'.

Diving into the unknown

An online exhibition of Prabhu's artwork; "Art has to be made in such a way that the spectator and the artist can enter into a positive space of harmony and centering."

The ultimate time of human crisis

Excerpt from Arjuna's (John Hogue) newly released book, 'A Spiritual Rebel's Manifesto': "A gathering of meditators and a spread of consciousness around the world has never been [...]

Psychic Utopia

Roshani saw the play by the Hand2Mouth Theater Company who used the Rajneeshpuram experiment as an inspiration.

Jeru Kabbal and his ClarityProcess

A detailed biography of hypnotherapist Anand Santosh, aka Jeru Kabbal (1930-2000) written by Nishkam, the author of a new book about his life and work, published in Germany, to [...]

An angry man slammed the door and threw his shoes

"If you can be angry, then why can't you be loving?" asked Rinzai. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Everyday Buddhas

Rashid's ink drawings: "Every drawing is a different sort of failure. I offer them as milestones on the Way of Meditation."

What is cancer?

Grahi presents an in-depth look at what causes cancer, why it is so widespread and lists remedies and treatments in detail.

Osho in Georgia

From Adhiraj we hear about the buddhafield in Georgia - with an invitation to come and visit. But where is this Georgia?

Slaughterbots

Small drones that neatly fit in the palm of a hand can be unleashed at the push of a button and will unfailingly find their target - humans. They are killer robots, writes [...]

Beloved Osho, how can I thank you?

Osho: "There is no need: just be what you can be."

No head in the mirror

"Nirvana is the stuff you are made of. Just a remembrance is needed," concludes Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

There is something more… What is it?

Rafia Morgan, one of the world's top group facilitators and co-creator of the Path of Love process, talks about his work on video.

Only the one who dissolves, will gain!

In chapter 1 of ‘Blessed Moments with Osho’, Laherubhai writes about seeing and hearing Osho for the first time at Cross Maidan, Mumbai.

A blind man came to argue with Buddha

"God is not an argument ... nirvana is not an argument, it is not a conclusion; it is an experience," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

An Invitation to Surrender

Second excerpt from Deva Abhiyana's just released book, 'The Long Reach of the Dharma', Chapter 25.

The sky is looking at me

From Suha's series 'Beware: Slippery.... Sacred Ground - Small flashes of real life'.

5 Reasons why Dynamic Meditation will take over Mindfulness

A timely essay by Swaram on why it is difficult to start the inner journey with Mindfulness.

At the last stage you have to sacrifice the ego

Osho explains to a new disciple that the people who come to a master can be divided into four categories.

Autumn paddies in Japan

Surendra observed the growing of the rice in Nagano, Japan and documented his findings with his new digital camera, saying that "This year has seen a leap from many years of black [...]

The two bronze statues in the woodland park

"Whatsoever you repress will become your attraction," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Osho’s roar

Ageh Bharti remembers a public talk Osho gave at a meeting of all religions in Jabalpur in the late sixties.