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Experiment mimicking volcanic eruption in attempt to reverse ‘global warming’ or is that ‘climate change’?

Latest news about a planned scientific experiment in geoengineering by Harvard researchers, is yet another shocking example of how far scientists will got to test their 'ideas' on [...]

Corporations implement meditation

Prachi describes one of the several meditation classes she conducts with corporate staff throughout India.

The best birthday gift: our ego

Our ego is an iceberg, only one-tenth is visible. To confront it, dissolve it and offer it as our gift to Osho for his birthday on 11 December is the best gift for him and us, [...]

In the flow and in the fire

An insider's account of an encounter group, with an unexpected transformation through processes that would appear horrifying when watched from the outside - by Shivananda.

It is his eyes that fascinate me from the first moment

Excerpt from Satyananda's book, The Cosmic Madhouse. It is 1977; Jörg Andrees Elten and Jay Ullal from 'Stern' magazine arrived in Poona the day before and met with Arup in the [...]

World’s first Death Parks in Nepal

After a recent visit to Osho Tapoban in Nepal, Deva Dosa writes that the parks are so compelling, one seeker no longer asks if there is life after death, but is there death after [...]

Even death is preferable to losing one’s soul

Ageh Bharti recalls the time when he was suspended from work as a Locomotive Pilot with Indian Railways, facing charges for causing a derailment.

The Watchmaker

An essay by Marc about the oldest questions asked by mankind: who created the universe, why was the world created, is there a design?

The Great Pilgrimage: from Here to Here (2)

The second part of three of Shanti's essay: How long is that road from the man we are to the man we can be, from our present state to our potential as a human being and as mankind?

The Turning Point in my Depression

The first part of chapter 5 from Modita's newly released book, 'Depression: A Stepping Stone Towards Bliss', talks about Schema Therapy, Social Isolation, and Entanglement.

Why I’m wearing Osho’s mala

Swaram from Love Osho writes that for him Osho's mala is a device to fuel the inner flame of his awareness.

A visit to Japan

Shantidharm and Deepa sent us captioned photographs of their visit to Japan: Osaka, Kyoto, Lake Biwa, Nagahama, Arashiyama, Fushimi-inari, Uji.

From the Master’s bookshelf: ‘The Soul of a Tree’

An essay by Nirbija and Bhagawati. While Nirbija read Osho speaking about a Zen carpenter asking a tree if it wants to become a table, he remembered his woodworking beginnings and [...]

A Life of Zen: Ikkyū, the Crazy Cloud

In his third essay on Zen, by means of an exquisite tour de force and employing many poems, Surendra unveils Ikkyū’s intriguing life in simple detail and unusual format.

How I started to present malas

Karunesh on wearing the mala again and giving new names to meditators.

Dance the dance and live in a let go

Allan's short notes after his beloved Vicky's death, accompanied by some of his nature photographs.

The Great Pilgrimage: from Here to Here

Part 1 of 3 of an essay by Shanti: How long is that road from the man we are to the man we can be, from our present state to our potential as a human being and as mankind?

An Experiment to Provoke God

Chapter 15 of Abhiyana’s book, ‘The Long Reach of the Dharma’: "We were all different, as different as could be, yet inextricably linked together through connection with this [...]

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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

Men are the weaker sex today

Grahi takes a look at who is really stronger – man or woman.

‘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.

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.

Anchors in the Now

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

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:

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).

Sannyas is a love affair

Short video excerpt from an interview given by Ma Yoga Laxmi to an INT office man in the seventies in Pune.

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.

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'.

How to Make Mandalas

Lani, an expert mandala painter, shares on this video all the details on how to make a mandala.

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.

Humiliation can be a breakthrough

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

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 [...]

Shame, guilt or regret are common for most

Excerpt from Prem Vandan's new book, The God That You Are: "A god ... is empathetic and sympathetic. He has a moral sense of right and wrong and he is concerned with human welfare. [...]

Wild Wild Rajneeshpuram, a collective responsibility

In this essay, Marc explores responsibility and groupthink in the wake of the events in Rajneeshpuram, shown in the docuseries Wild Wild Country.

Huffing and puffing after happiness

Kul Bhushan looks at the elusive search for happiness.

Master’s Day in Rajneeshpuram

Punya recalls the events around one of the Master's Day celebrations in Rajneeshpuram. Excerpted from her book, 'On the Edge'.

Super Blood Moon eclipse on July 27, 2018

In addition to the unique sighting of a much larger looking Mars that has been building up this month and will be in opposition to the Sun on July 27th, the Blood Moon and the [...]

Mr. Singh’s Adventure

A delightful true story by Shastro, January 1996.

Waking Up From the Dream

Chapter 61 of Abhiyana's book, 'The Long Reach of the Dharma': "By Osho leaving, a bloodbath was probably avoided. But at what a cost! Osho was mistreated and possibly poisoned [...]

Maybe something did happen to me

An excerpt from chapter 5 of Punya's 'On the Edge'. The scene: we are on a rattling bus driving from the Saswad commune down to the Pune ashram to have darshan with Osho.

Thai soccer team’s secret of survival was meditation

Anand Kul Bhushan reports how meditation helped twelve Thai boys and their coach to overcome emotions and fears during their long ordeal of being trapped in a cave.

Can You Really Be Silent?

Swaram writes about the fourth, the silent stage in Osho's Dynamic Meditation, the benefits of silence in our busy world and how silence can be easily reached through this [...]