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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.

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.

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 [...]

Sex, Religion and Life

Laherubhai writes about Osho's controversial discourses in Mumbai. “It happened that Osho managed to get work done through me for which I had no knowledge, experience or skill. [...]

Universality

Humanity’s way of life has become lethal to itself and nature, writes iamsaums. He also insists that we are not victims of our circumstances but have extraordinary opportunities [...]

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.

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.

The echo chamber

The effect, that an echo chamber has, reinforces a person's own present world view, making it seem more correct and more universally accepted than it really is, says Marc in his [...]

Zen Walking

Zen Walking - this meditation was recently held for the first time at Oshodham, Delhi, with enthusiastic participants. Kul Bhushan reports about their experiences.

Remembering Laxmi

Several friends share moments with Laxmi.

“Take sannyas,” Laxmi said

Fatima recalls her meetings with Laxmi who nudged her to take sannyas and later, to help write a book about her.

Death. Again. And Awareness.

Lokita's insights on death while seeing her father go: "Standing next to his lifeless form, once again I was ... in awe of the mystery of life and death, the mystery of who we [...]

Gossip

In these times of fake news, gossip and chatter on Twitter and Facebook I am reminded of what Osho said on gossip in the ‘good old commune times’, writes Marc.

Osho visits a bistro

An excerpt from Chapter 2, Life Awakening Center (Jivan Jagruti Kendra) of Laherubhai's book 'Blessed Moments with Osho'.

What is cancer?

Grahi presents an in-depth look at what causes cancer, why it is so widespread and lists remedies and treatments in detail.

Slaughterbots

Small drones that neatly fit in the palm of a hand can be unleashed at the push of a button and will unfailingly find their target - humans. They are killer robots, writes [...]

There is something more… What is it?

Rafia Morgan, one of the world's top group facilitators and co-creator of the Path of Love process, talks about his work on video.

Only the one who dissolves, will gain!

In chapter 1 of ‘Blessed Moments with Osho’, Laherubhai writes about seeing and hearing Osho for the first time at Cross Maidan, Mumbai.

An Invitation to Surrender

Second excerpt from Deva Abhiyana's just released book, 'The Long Reach of the Dharma', Chapter 25.

The sky is looking at me

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

5 Reasons why Dynamic Meditation will take over Mindfulness

A timely essay by Swaram on why it is difficult to start the inner journey with Mindfulness.

Osho’s roar

Ageh Bharti remembers a public talk Osho gave at a meeting of all religions in Jabalpur in the late sixties.

HSP: Highly Sensitive Person

During most of my teens I considered myself a fairly thick-skinned, typical guy, writes Antar Marc in an essay about HSPs.

Human Design – humbled by truth

Rina writes about her experiences as a Manifestor and her inner journey with the help of Osho's wisdom and Human Design; “It seems our cultural mindset is set out to improve, to [...]

Nothing is good, nothing is bad – encouraging bacteria

Surendra explores the importance of bacteria for our health, how they took detrimental blows through our lifestyle, antibiotics and 'modern food', and how to easily increase them [...]

Indians’ uneasiness with sex

Prof. V. Santhakumar tries to fathom the origins of this, for women, very uncomfortable trait of Indian culture, that does not seem to die off even after years of modernisation and [...]

The Enneagram Wars

Subhuti writes in detail on how a method for enlightenment ended up in court. "The Enneagram's deepest value lies within the context of meditation. That is the turning point, at [...]

Lack of wisdom among world leaders and governments

When looking at the world today, one gets the impression of living on a sick planet, with sick world leaders in an ailing democracy. Peter van Els looks at the situation and [...]

Osho’s Bardo: your travel kit

Bodhicitta talks to Nirbija about how to invite Osho’s presence, being with dying friends, letting go, trust and relaxation. "The essential point of the Bardo is the insight that [...]

Decisions

To be or not to be, to act or not to act, to re-act or not to re-act; those are questions for all of us. Marc delves into the topic of decision-making.

Gap-land

A seasonal contemplation with a poem by Priya Huffman: "There appears to be a natural ebb and flow between the active and the passive elements that have to be negotiated and [...]

Be a light unto ourselves

Why did Osho change the traditional order used for 'The Three Jewels'? Purushottama inquired within.

The Emotional Center in Human Design

Shantamo explains the significance of the Emotional Center, be it Defined, Undefined or Open. He also talks about decision-making according to Emotional Authority, as an individual [...]

The ripple effect

Bhagawati questions the effects of popular prayer, chants and well-wishing: "These so-called prayers are all mantras that won’t make anybody wake up but put everybody to sleep [...]

Let’s Roundup those GMOs!

The hazards of the chemical glyphosate for all living entities and the sinister role Monsanto has been playing in a macabre death waltz is illuminated by Surendra’s in-depth [...]

On my own: exploring loneliness and aloneness

Article by Rafia Morgan; "We often use spiritual practice and beliefs to avoid dealing with our painful feelings, our unresolved wounds, and our personal needs."

A source of energy

As essay by Iam Saums; "Energy is not produced from what we do, it is created by who we are. Energy is our soul's currency."

Eternal song – played on a bana

Atul visits Madhya Pradesh, to meet Gond tribal artists and an elusive bana player.

Remembering connection

Participating in a kirtan event in Australia before leaving for India, Shazar experiences the place of joy and bliss and interconnectedness: "I come home to myself."

Svagito talks about Family Constellation

In this video, Svagito answers various questions on this popular and effective therapy tool he has been working with and teaching for many years.

Rajneeshpuram in black and white

Nandan recently discovered photos that were taken in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon, USA, mostly during the first years of the commune.

The 5 most common obstacles when starting Osho Dynamic Meditation

A few helpful tips from Swaram who has been teaching the meditation in London for quite a few years.

Flying Clothes

A romantic event - with an insight - in Madhuri's life.