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First view of Waimanu

Srajan recalls an exciting hike in Hawaii, from the Waipio Valley to the Waimanu Valley with a magical intervention.

gate in garden

Madhuri describes a meditation; “You journey inwards and enter your own ‘secret garden’, and while there, you meet a wise person and can ask her questions.”

Hypocrisy

Antar Marc has a look at hypocrisy, an expression that describes much of what can be seen wide-spread in this time of crisis.

A true story by Chintan about two holy Zen characters, a possible cure for mental illness, a terrifying rooster, and a horror story starring Jack DeCoster.

Buddhacop

It’s time to police the police with an inner education that checks reactions like anger, fear, violence and suppressed hatred. New contributor Rona Ramesh offers her perspective on a quiet form of police brutality.

On my meditation retreat in 2009

With “Here we are in Italy, the country of pasta and – I must say without any doubt – pasta is really good here, and it comes in all kind of shapes,” Shantidharm starts the final part of his life story.

corral

Madhuri describes an inner journey that helps you see what is healthy for you to take in from your surroundings and the people in them, and what is not.

flowers

Anam reflects on the importance of our outer appearance. “People prefer to make a positive impact on themselves, rather than trying to impress others.”

Strumming my guitar in a Singapore hotel, 2000

Part 3 of Shantidharm’s life story: Once around the world, landing in Tuscany after some more stops in between…

Image of Mogao Library Cave

In Part 2 of 3, Veena describes the magnificent visit to the Mogao Caves that left both her and Michael in overwhelming awe, and made her ponder Osho’s insistent use of the phrase ‘the ten thousand buddhas’.

Longmen Caves Louyang

In Part 1 of 3, Veena embarks on a journey to the ancient city of Dunhuang to find the origin of Osho’s often-used phrase: the ten thousand buddhas. These stories will be part of her next book, ‘Farewell to Song Mountain’ which she is currently writing.

Shantidharm and Deepa

Shantidharm leaves Pune, works in Paris, Rajneeshpuram and a few communes in Germany and Switzerland. And in Berlin he meets Deepa, his life companion! (Part 2)

Chandra's photo in limited space

Swiss photographer and musician, Chandra, offers an experiment for lovers of photography. A switch from the subject to the object. From the result to the present moment.

Ajit Jain remembers when Osho took him on a trip by car to Gwarighat, a small town near Jabalpur, and what happened when it suddenly started raining…