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7 Benefits of the Jumping stage of Osho Dynamic Meditation

Swaram's observations during Osho's most famous active meditation. He also shares the research he made of its various elements.

Osho: ‘The life and legacy of’

A 22 minute mini-docu on video about Osho by TV host Loran von Liebenstein aka 'Von Lieb' and DJ Lodewyck 'Lo' Berghuys from the Netherlands.

There is no rebirth after the seventh body

Osho answers the question, "You have said that Buddha attained mahaparinirvana, but also that Buddha is to come once again in human form and will be known as Maitreya. How is it [...]

Patterns in the flow

Sarlo writes about a unique discovery in Osho's Hindi books - hidden messages in subtitles that Shailendra helped to find.

The shocking news

In the third and final part, Svagito organises the transport of Meera's body and hears a first report from the police investigation.

A rather special kind of loving

Christo sent us an article by Bernard Levin that appeared in the British 'Times', describing the events that occurred in Buddha Hall on 22nd May 1980, and recounts his memories.

Zen master Lin Chi was dying

Osho speaks on death as "... a peaceful acceptance, a loving entry into the unknown, a joyful goodbye to old friends, to the old world. There should not be any tragedy in it."

I have to speak a different language

Osho answers the question: Osho, you are quoted as being here to proclaim a new tradition, not to perpetuate the old. Why is this, and how do you see the future?

Witnessing is the key

Ojas wrote about his life-changing experiences, from his first Dynamic Meditation, living in the ashram in Pune and commune in Rajneeshpuram, to the recent interviews he gave after [...]

God asks his angels where he could hide from people

Osho says in this anecdote: "Then an old angel came close to him and whispered in his ear, 'The only place man may never think of is within his own heart. You just sit there…'"

Saying goodbye to Meera

In the first part of Svagito’s recollections, we followed him and Meera on their adventure in South Africa up to the fatal dive. In this part Svagito tells of the many decisions [...]

Meeting Harada Tangen Roshi in Obama, Japan

Srajan recollects his travels and life in Japan during the early seventies, and the impact meeting Harada Tangen Roshi had on his life.

Through twists and turns to find my real passion

Maria-Carin's life story; from Czechoslovakia to Germany, Ko Hsuan in England; on to India, Italy and Australia, her home now where she cooks and dances - and is writing a [...]

The esoteric tool of a seed word

Nirbija wondered if our shouting “Osho!” is a bridge to the Master. He did some research that resulted in insights he wants to share.

Nirvano, a beloved friend

Veena, after hearing Anando say in a recent radio interview in Australia that Nirvano was a schizophrenic, questions this statement and gives her point of view about her long-time [...]

Wild Wild Holland

Pathika and Ojas wrote about the media attention after the screening of the Netflix docuseries Wild Wild Country and listed the main articles and shows. A nation-wide meeting of [...]

Helping the dying in their transition

Veetman about his experiences while being with the dying, their relatives and friends. This article includes a beautiful meditation which can help to become more aware of [...]

When my life stopped

Svagito on the events that lead to Meera’s leaving her body (Part 1 of 3): "Nothing warned me of any danger. Everything happened suddenly and unexpectedly."

We create the dictators

“Remember that you are alone, there is no God, there are no messengers, and there is no dictator. You have to be decisive about your own life,” states Osho in 1987 after he [...]

The archbishop of England at the pearly gates

Osho states, "God has been invented. It was people’s need; people needed a protector. In the immensity of the universe, a man feels so alone, so small." From our series 1001 [...]

Dancing in darshan

Gayan shares her moments when she danced in darshan for Osho and his disciples – and talks about her studies as a professional dancer. ('My Story' - part 1 of 4)

The art of awareness is the most difficult of all arts

Arun speaks about sannyasins and seekers and the importance of a disciplined and balanced life that includes meditation. Excerpt from his recently published book, 'Panchasheel, [...]

Conditioning is like branding

While conducting a funeral service, Nigam realized a very particular conditioning that had eluded him for so many years.

Osho on Reincarnation

Osho says, "... the whole idea of reincarnation is a misconception."

Indian Minister claims internet was invented in India thousands of years ago

The statement caused a public and media uproar, with the minister being mocked and ridiculed. But there is much more to this story, writes Bhagawati.

Lao Tzu’s famous judgment

Osho comments: "His reasoning was so absolutely correct: If people go on gathering money on one side, then who is creating the thieves?" From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by [...]

My journey through Touch

Anugyan writes about his life as a bodyworker, Rebalancing trainer and father.

Portraits of Osho

We publish Arhat's artwork in our Gallery on the occasion of his departure on 9th April 2018.

Astrology is an aspect of spirituality, a dimension of spirituality

Osho states, "The centers that exist deep within this body alone, which Yoga calls chakras, are the accumulated forms of many lives." From 'Hidden Mysteries', Ch 5, Part 6 of 6.

Which is the note?

From Suha's series 'Beware: Slippery.... Sacred Ground - Small flashes of real life': "Which is the note, the frequency that makes the strings of my soul vibrate, that makes me [...]

Abraham Lincoln’s doppelgänger

Osho says, "Everybody is playing a certain role that has been taught to him, for which he has been brought up." From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

The Spirit of Arillas

Paul Prem Nadama sings (on video) one of his compositions from his last album 'There are Times': "This song was written last year in gratitude to everything Arillas has given and [...]

The ultimate meanness has been committed by America and England

Osho speaks about the creation of Israel by politicians and the resulting constant conflicts and suggests, "Move the Jews from Israel and give Israel to the Mohammedans; it belongs [...]

Sentences and passages cut from Osho’s discourses

Surendra found some passages in Maneesha's book from the eighties, 'Osho: The Buddha for the Future' that throw more light on the 'edited and missing' parts of discourses given by [...]

With Meera and beyond

Nirvi Bennich shows her paintings in our virtual Art Gallery and says, "I am feeling so lucky for having been part of Meera's creativity for so many years - now I feel I can [...]

WWC: Wild Wild Here and Now

Niyam's take on the showing of the Netflix series Wild Wild Country and the resulting global interest in Osho and his books.

Whatever is happening has already happened

"The deepest realization of astrology is that your past must be unlocked," states Osho. From 'Hidden Mysteries', Ch 5, Part 5 of 6.

Two worlds of health divided by one common body

Kaiyum takes a brief look at two radically different approaches to humanity's physical and mental health on a global scale.

Buddha’s question to Shron, the King of Shravasti

"Life is like playing on the sitar, if you are too loose, you are lost, if you are too tight, you are lost. The wise have always followed the middle path," says Osho. From our [...]

Making the child too ambitious is dangerous

Pratiksha Apurv writes on the dangers of instilling ambition into children. Published in The Times of India, March 16, 2018.

WWC: The bottom-line: What did they miss? – by Bhagawati

Bhagawati's take on the Netflix docuseries, Wild Wild Country: "The enigma that wasn’t even remotely touched by this series: the deeply significant meaning of the master-disciple [...]

Seven concentric circles

"In the new commune, the first concentric circle will be for those who come like journalists – prejudiced people, who already know that they know. In short, for the fools," [...]

WWC: Zen cowboys in the naked city – by Harp

Harp writes on the new docuseries: "For Wild Wild Country viewers to conflate what became a treacherous power struggle of 'us versus them' with the ethos and character of the [...]

WWC: A footprint in consciousness – by Purushottama

Purushottama writes, "After watching the entire seven-hour documentary on Netflix - Wild Wild Country - the following poured out. Pranam to All."

And power corrupts absolutely

Excerpt from Deva Abhiyana's recently released book, 'The Long Reach of the Dharma'. "I needed peace of mind – and 30 years – to understand the lessons of Rajneeshpuram. So [...]

A king had three sons

"Light a candle of awareness and your emptiness will be full of light," states Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Coping with the media coverage

An excerpt from Punya's book On the Edge recounting the time she was filing press clippings: "Most of my friends had no idea of what was going on in the media and would not have [...]

WWC: Wired, Wired Country – by Dhiren

The first thing is, have you binge-watched it yet or not? Just tracking the publicity leading up to Netflix's launch of the 6-part docuseries, 'Wild, Wild, Country', had certainly [...]

In fifty years’ time the decision will be made

"The coming few years are going to be very significant years in man's history," states Osho.

Lakes, dams and new buildings in a ‘non-existent’ town

On her second visit to Rajneeshpuram, Punya discovers the many changes that were made during her 9-month absence, and wonders how suddenly a city could be disincorporated and [...]