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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 [...]

Dump the script and step off the stage!

Divakar (Mark Itzler) uses the metaphor of stage and auditorium to clarify why we hesitate not to follow the script (what is expected of us) and the difficulties we get into, once [...]

Intermezzo in Kashmir

Ageh Bharti visited Kashmir from May 23–29, 2018, and had a surprising experience.

Unheard, invisible – widows face plight and poverty worldwide

On the occasion of International Widows' Day, Kul Bhushan reports on the plight of an estimated 258 million widows worldwide (46 million in India alone), who face an uncertain [...]

Mild Mild Country – Run! Run!

A promising-looking four-month retreat at the late Swami Satchidananda's Yogaville in Buckingham, Virginia, USA, presented surprising obstacles to Mahika Mahiya.

Mars will appear three times larger by end of July

Stargazers are in for a treat come July! Mars' orbit will be closer to Earth than it has in more than ten years, in what is called a perihelic opposition.

“Gotcha!”

Shahid remembers playing his trumpet for drive-by in Rajneeshpuram and discourse in Pune.

This is my Kevin!

Shivananda talks about his first trip to Africa and his adventures with his new, intrepid friend.

A life of Zen: Ryōkan, the great fool

Surendra's portrait of the inspiring rebel monk who totally abandoned the rigid Zen organisation of his day, interspersed with delightful poems Ryōkan wrote along on his path.

Sacred movements – Gurdjieff’s approach

Chandrakala, former Osho Multiversity staff member, highlights her personal experiences with Gurdjieff’s major work to awaken consciousness.

Osho, 1975

A rare video filmed at the end of 1975 in Pune by Robert Hillmann, aka Prem Samvada.

The power of mindful sex

Satya Puja aka Diana Richardson appears on TEDx in Linz, Austria, giving a warm and captivating talk how sex can bring healing and connection to one's relationship.

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.

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.

Wedding Weekend Special

Just when you thought that you had escaped the Royals from this news outlet, a take from Subhuti from another angle, that of the Enneagram.

Osho’s surprise visit in hospital

Two instances where Osho asks about and comments on Laherubhai's health - excerpts from chapter 22 of Laherubhai's book 'Blessed Moments with Osho'.