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The swarm! The swarm!

Having taken care of bee hives for many years, Rashid relates his latest adventure with bees on the summer solstice.

Spontaneity and Spaciousness of Zen

Shunyo Mahom's calligraphies in our art gallery: Zen Pearls. He writes, "Each image of this series reflects the spontaneity and spaciousness of Zen as well as a natural sense of [...]

Mister Melancholy: Going down and deep with the late, great, Leonard Cohen

Subhuti takes Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen (1934-2016) as an example of an Enneagram Number Four: the Tragic Romantic.

Dance of Nature

A superb nature video by Mahendra taken in the Alps during his many mountain hikes, accompanied by a short essay on the significance mountains have for him and how they are [...]

Bayazid came upon a heap of skulls

Osho talks on the three types of hearing. "Let it be known once and forever: I am not interested in the crowd, I am interested only in individuals. And you have to show your [...]

Rivers no longer considered living entities

In an unexpected turn of events, India's Supreme Court has ruled that the Ganges and Yamuna rivers are not 'living entities', revoking a recent decision by a High Court in [...]

Jamies Cafe Galerie

How musician and web designer Jamie St Clair came to run a cafe-cum-art-gallery in Northern Germany. "I love that my place also exhibits art; it attracts creative people for coffee [...]

The duality ends with the fifth body

In the third part of a series of 10, Osho speaks on the significance of the fifth chakra and the fifth body.

Charlotte, Sedona, Corfu, Ibiza, Pune, Tel Aviv

In the last part of this interview, Lani talks about her life after Pune 2, and her mother Hanya's death. "As his ambassador I never think, 'Now I have to do…' Osho had answered [...]

Buddha, Confucius and Lao Tzu – and the juice of life

"There is nothing higher than life. To live it is to be religious," states Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Om Mane Padme Hum

A call from heaven – that’s Tibet to me, writes Urvashi after her recent journey together with Anuragi to the top of the world. (You can view the three slideshows of photos [...]

The saga of Prince William and Kate Middleton

Continuing with the Enneagram of Famous Figures, Subhuti explains numbers Nine and Seven taking more British Royals as examples.


Ageh Bharti receives this short answer from Osho.

Those were the days

Thoughts for a midsummer's day - and a poem - by Priya Huffman; "I’d say we do both, dance to celebrate that we are still here to enjoy yet another midsummer, and prepare for the [...]

The halo – vibrations from the third body

The halo is a universal symbol, having been depicted in various art forms for millenia. Marc has a look at the history and what Osho says about it.

Warm Planet

A fable by Madhuri. "When we look out from our open houses into the forest, the brightest of birds have come back to us; and our labours are gentle, and enough to feed us; but we [...]

Smooth Operators: Macron and Trudeau show how Threes succeed

Subhuti takes Canadian and French heads of State as examples for Enneagram Numbers Three.

Climate change – not for the first time

Climate change has become a huge catchphrase. Concerned individuals and environmental groups, politicians, big businesses and the often anonymous ‘stakeholders’ have joined the [...]

Your Guru is a Baul

An excerpt from Arun’s upcoming book 'In Wonder with Osho'. "My friend was surprised when I was allowed to sit next to the man, because he almost never allowed anybody to come [...]

A visit with the dead

During his travels in Eastern Europe, Subhuti visits the cave of the mummified saints in Kiev-Pechersk Lavra Monastery, Ukraine.

Baal Shem’s parable: two men on a tightrope

“How did you manage to cross?” "Whenever I felt myself toppling over to one side, I leaned to the other.” From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.


Petra Huber's photographs of olive trees and others that grow on the Greek island Corfu. "Trees give me a feeling of peace and protection..."

A great teacher

From Suha's series 'Beware: Slippery.... Sacred Ground - Small flashes of real life'; "I realised that if everything can be transformed and it depends on me, life becomes [...]

That Haunting Sound

Flutist Manose answers questions at a gathering during the Gayatri Festival on Corfu in July 2016. "When I was eight, one night I heard a sound come from Boudhanath, the stupa [...]


A brief look at their well-documented history and the ongoing denial by most governments that they exists; by Bhagawati.

Summer festival: colourful drive-by

Subodhi's photographs taken during the 1984 World Festival in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon.

LSD and Meditation: The Turning Point

Subhuti talks about his experience with LSD, and its limitations, and reminisces about Pravasi who died a few days ago.

Osho’s World Ambassador – Ma Shantam Lani

Lani speaks about her life after leaving Rajneeshpuram; her travels (Israel, Greece, India, Korea and Russia during Gorbachev's time), to promote Osho's books at fairs and to find [...]

Prince Harry: a high-flying Number Seven comes down to earth

Subhuti continues his Enneagram series and takes a British Royal as an example of Number Seven's 'everything is fine' attitude.

Temples bare of idols

Naina discovers the historical background and significance of Assam's Namghars, the ethnic community prayer halls.

Tachyon technologies for rejuvenation

Sarita writes about a modality she has has been using for healing for many years and about the inventor of Tachyonization, David Wagner.

Interlude in Kathmandu

Excerpt from the book, 'When A Real Lion Meets A Real Master' by Swatantra Sarjano, who recalls taking photographs of Osho in Kathmandu, at the beginning of Osho's world tour.

From Whinge to Wings

Madhuri experiences a change in energy after she stopped complaining and being "so whiny and sad and forlorn and exhausted and unashamed to gasp and groan and be miserable..."

Come for the Singing

Poet Prartho sings one of her lyrics.

Naropa dreams of a horrible-looking woman

"... one who only understands the word becomes ugly," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Criminal turns into an upright man after meeting Osho

Ageh Bharti recalls meeting Advocate Heera Singh Chauhan in the late sixties, who tells him about meeting Osho who visited Jabalpur prison while he was incarcerated.

Flying high in the toolshed

During a building crunch in Rajneeshpuram, something beyond words happened, writes Bhagawati.

Peak experiences: great teachers

Shaida (aka Catherine Auman) on what these experiences mean and how they can be integrated into our day-to-day lives.

There are many holy masters existing in an unembodied form

Osho speaks about the holy ones around us who exist in a bodiless state, referring to the book, 'Light on the Path' by Mabel Collins. Part 2 of 2. "When subjectivity and [...]

A brush with death

Allan searching for and finding ways to experience the ongoing bliss of the Buddhafield and profound acceptance of the facts of death.

My time with Osho

Nandin tells her story: how she first came to Rajneeshpuram, played for Osho in Pune and became a street musician.

Silently tracking wild wolves

Swaram’s adventure in Białowieża, a primeval forest in Poland.

Every day is an Earth day

Does Earth Day really mean anything to the 7,5 billion people who crowd this planet? - asks Bhagawati.

Leonardo da Vinci – the universal man

Essay on the Italian Renaissance artists and scientist by Marc and Bhagawati.

Bubblegumland Vignette

Madhuri remembers the jobs she found after leaving Rajneespuram, among others impersonating Madonna.

Dozō Kura, a unique tradition in Japanese architecture

Dotted around rural Japan are black and white buildings known as dozō kura, writes Surendra. Most of these pictures come from the Azumino area of Nagano, where he lives.

At close range

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

Transomatic Starlight and Akashic Work

Devika's experiences in Devageet's new mystery school.

Surrounded by Water

Petra Huber's love for water shows in these stunning photographs she took in Corfu, Greece.

Ants in My Pants

Lani talks to Punya about events during her young adulthood and seeing Osho for the first time. "The newsletter had an article about David working on the farm in Rajneeshpuram. I [...]