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The suspension bridge

"When you tell somebody to believe in something, you are creating a neurosis in him, you are creating a division," states Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Ecstatic Zero

Siddhena's new artwork shown in his exhibition in Kyoto, entitled 'Ecstatic Zero'. We asked him how he chose this name.

Everything is always here

Deeva shares with us the last precious moments with her dying mother, experienced together with her father, beloved Premdas and other family members.

Uddalaka’s son asks, “Father, who am I?”

Osho comments on a beautiful parable in the Upanishads. “The deepest core of being is non-being. The foundation of isness is nothingness." "Life and death are not two things but [...]

Mystical Manifestations

Navyo visits (with his camera) the Gloucester Cathedral in England. "The cloisters are a masterpiece, a manifestation in stone of the mystical realms of the spirit," he asserts.

Craniosacral Biodynamics – Benefits and Accreditation

In this second part of the interview with Punya, Bhadrena talks about the benefits of this therapy method, about embryology and the advantages her students get thanks to the recent [...]

Reflections on Lesvos

Peter Bloch got in touch with us after Kaiyum, his brother, sent him a link to our recent article, Animals and Humans, in which also the refugee situation in Lesvos was addressed. [...]

A little child shall lead them: Teens to the rescue

Chintan (David Hill) writes from Florida: "The reason I’m able to finally write this report is you; the young people of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida: [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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A series of unpublished photos taken during Osho's early travels, from Satish's precious photo album.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.

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.

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.

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."

Animals and humans

Bhagawati writes about love for animals and love for humans.

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 [...]

A man goes to the Ganges – Ramakrishna’s response

"For thousands of years the human mind has believed that by going to a holy pool, to a river or to a pond, all will be good. You want to find cheap ways to get rid of all that you [...]

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 [...]

Osho can’t give promises

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

Intuition and Spontaneity

An excerpt from Meera's posthumously published book, Dancing into the Unknown: Osho Painting and Art Therapy: "If you’re in tune with this present moment, opening to it, [...]

Dale Carnegie postponed sending a letter

Osho speaks about a letter written to Dale Carnegie and how Carnegie's answer was transformed over and over again. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

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 [...]

Osho loves to go fast

Another excerpt from Deva Peter’s successful book, ’93 Rolls-Royces’.

A child understands why the king has not learned anything from his wise men

"If you are humble, the whole existence becomes a teacher to you," says Osho commenting on a Sufi story. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Dancing to stay together

Anand Maitrey, aka Maadhyam, is Kul Bhushan's 13 year-old grandson. He is all for dancing so a family can bond in bliss.

Oneness

"The sense of oneness has no effect other than a deep and vast knowing of who/what 'I' am. Rather than a physical body, which is merely a necessity for this incarnation and [...]

Craniosacral Biodynamics – How and why does it work?

In this first part of an interview, Bhadrena talks to Punya about her passion and life-work, its history, what happens in a session and what the practitioners are trained to do, [...]

The Golden Charan Kamal

Kul Bhushan recalls the time when a cast of Osho's feet was made, from which twelve metal sculptures were created which were given by Osho to several disciples.

Never Born – Never Died

Two slideshows, dated 19th and 20th January 1990, Osho International Commune, Pune, India.

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 Awakening

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.

‘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.

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 [...]

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 Iam Saums. 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.