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Following a map of a river

Osho says, "If you float with the river of life, you will come to find your question and you will come to find your answer."

Beyond the high passes – Oshofields in the Trans-Himalayas

Jayadip writes about his love for the Himalayan regions, which began when he was a teenager. Today, he feels deeply bonded to the region and leads Taiwanese seekers on meditative [...]

Osho’s acceptance includes even disease

During the Mt. Abu meditation camp in September 1971, Ageh Bharti asked Osho about his health since he had moved to Mumbai.

Kennin-ji zen temple in Kyoto

A video by Shantidharm he took while visiting the Kennin-ji temple and its gardens in Kyoto, Japan.

Podcasts: Shazar, Veetman and Chin

Love Osho’s Podcasts on work as meditation, conscious dying and teaching Osho how to drive.

State of Grace

A poem by Abhi.

Miraculous Tarot

In this article he wrote in 2006, Prembodhi remembers the day he arrived in Pune, Osho giving his blessings to a set of Tarot cards, the creation of Intuitive Tarot and ponders [...]

New adventures in size

In these slide shows, Anando Arnold shows his most recent, very large, artwork together with his smaller work called Redux.

India’s Supreme Court calls the shots on Major Issues

Last week, India’s Supreme Court delivered no less than 20 news-making judgements affecting the lives of most 1.2 billion Indians. This was due to the outgoing Chief Justice [...]

Buddha was insulted

"For your foolishness, I cannot punish myself... It is for you to decide to insult or not, but it is my freedom to take it or not," said Buddha - as told by Osho.

The Open Door of Bewilderment

An excerpt from Steve Small's book, 'Mind the Gap'; impressions of his arrival in India and Poona and doing the Enlightenment Intensive.

That’s my name!

Shivananda takes sannyas in February 1978, and Osho gives him his new name.

‘How to be Happy’ now taught in Delhi’s schools

Over a million children in 1,000+ government schools in New Delhi are learning about ‘Happiness’, reports Kul Bhushan.

The train to heaven and the train to hell

Osho relates a story about Edmund Burke who used to go to church on Sundays – he was not a believer, but he liked the preacher and the way he talked about things.

“Make a move. Speak! Be a man!”

Excerpt from Devaraj's book, 'Ashram, ashram': "Ed could think about a woman for literally years without saying a single word to her."

A life-changing experience – dancing at Oshodham

On her maiden visit to Oshodham meditation campus near New Delhi, Asha Rajkumari recalls her profound encounter with herself, in this report edited by Swami Anand Kul Bhushan.

A poem: Indian Rope Trick

The 'title' poem of Prartho Sereno's newly released book, 'Indian Rope Trick'.

Podcasts: Sarita, Amrita and Jayapal

Love Osho's Podcasts on: Wall Street, Osho Radio and Living Tantra.

A judge declared both parties to be in the right

"A man of understanding understands that somehow everybody has to be right in some sense or other," says Osho.

Anchors in the Now

Shastro shares his experience as a musician to come to the present moment.

Useful Jobs for Poets

A poem by Madhuri.

The only sacred place where life exists

Beloved Osho, I have to ask you this esoteric question. How can you say with such certainty that this earth is the only place in the universe where life has blossomed, and [...]

OshoFest Mexico: An infinite explosion of joy

Viramo reports from the recent meditation festival at Osho Gran Kustal Retreat Center, Mexico - co-organised by Osho Niranjana, USA - with live music by Milarepa and his One Sky [...]

Turning point

Ageh Bharti recalls an experience he told Osho about, to which Osho responded, "It is the highest stage of mind that has happened to you."

So ordinary

On the morning of what he calls his "real final awakening," Adyashanti wrote the following to one of his teachers, Zen master Jakusho Kwong Roshi:

An angel came to earth

"You are a man on the earth, a woman on the earth; enjoy this gift of God! In deep gratefulness, sing the song, dance the dance that is waiting deep inside your being to be [...]

Escaping the matrix

Karunesh on celebrating others' awakening, their true closeness to Osho.

Gertrude Stein: A rose is a rose is a rose

An essay by Marc and Bhagawati on the famous American avant-garde novelist, poet, playwright and art collector, Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946).

Inside Rome

"Rome is a place of extremes where everything coexists in a pulsing, passionate chaos of life and art. It’s an explosion of the senses," writes Navyo as he presents his latest [...]

Many of you have been with me in the past

In answer to a question, Osho says that all boundaries are dissolving in this commune, as it is a meeting of old friends.

A Life of Zen: Ryōkan and Teishin, Dewdrops on a Lotus Leaf

In this essay, Surendra shows with the exquisite poems written by Ryōkan and Teishin a most delicate etheric and intimate love affair between Master and disciple.

Farid prefers a needle to scissors

Farid said, ”I am talking in metaphors. Scissors I don’t need, because scissors cut things apart. A needle I need, because a needle puts things together. I teach love."

Parmartha’s Celebration

Life Celebration and Farewell in Finchley, London, 15th August 2018, with about 150 attending. With text of all tributes read during the event.

Death is a door to God

Vipassana's body died this afternoon. Most of this chapter contains a description of the death and sannyasins' reactions to it. Then follows a description of the celebration and [...]

Podcasts: Tao and Parambodhi

Two new interviews by Swaram on Love Osho: Tao speaks about connecting to the source and Parambodhi answers to, "Is being gay an obstacle to Enlightenment?"

I found this place, I found this place…

Excerpt from Siddartha's book, Longing for the Impossible - Autobiography of a Rebel-Yogi.

In search of the question

Tarpan's way of reading Osho's books, how it changed over the years, and finally finding 'his question'.

Heartsease blooming in the king’s garden

Osho states, "Existence needs you as you are."

A winding approach

On a mild autumn’s afternoon, in Corfu, Shivananda tells Punya how he came to Osho.

A mandala journey

Lani shows her mandalas, remembering that a mandala is a sacred circle with a center and a circumference, and that our job is to connect the two.

Eye of the Storm

Our experience of social reality is becoming progressively intense... When we are being in the moment, we begin to calm our inner storm, states Iam Saums.

Without the Italians the world would not be the same

Osho, Why and how did god create the Italians?

Humiliation can be a breakthrough

Shaida (Catherine Auman) writes about humiliating realizations that can help progress on the spiritual path.

Adam asks: “What is a headache?”

Osho explains the origins of women's headaches.

Full circle with Shiva

Every time I heard Osho talk on the subject of dreams he seemed dismissive of them on all levels – perhaps it was because of that reason, I only dreamt of him twice to my [...]

A new satyuga – a golden age – is possible

Osho explains the four ages the Indian mystics call 'satyuga', 'treta', 'dwapar', and 'kaliyug', and declares that darkness and unconsciousness can only be broken by people whose [...]

Searching for the Light

On a recent visit to Manhattan, New York, Sudheer captured black and white impression of new buildings.

Podcasts: Devanshu and Vandana

Swaram’s interviews: Devanshu on ancient Tibetan and Taoist practices, and Vandana on meditation and how to deal with alcohol addiction.

The last tree standing

Osho relates a story by Lao Tzu where he says, “If you want to survive in this world be like this tree – absolutely useless."

In Osho’s sewing room

With Gayan we move from Pune to Osho's stopover at Chidvilas - nicknamed ‘The Castle’ - in New Jersey where she starts sewing the robes for him, and then on to Rajneeshpuram.