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 how to control and manipulate nature, writes Bhagawati.
An essay by Marc about the oldest questions asked by mankind: who created the universe, why was the world created, is there a design?
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 surprising book Osho put into his toolbox.
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.
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 Dipak Misra leaving his mark on India’s legal history, writes Kul Bhushan.
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).
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.
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.
In this essay, Marc explores responsibility and groupthink in the wake of the events in Rajneeshpuram, shown in the docuseries Wild Wild Country.
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 eclipse on the same day will bring about a spectacular event for stargazers.
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 future and poverty.
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.
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.
Sarlo writes about a unique discovery in Osho’s Hindi books – hidden messages in subtitles that Shailendra helped to find.
Srajan recollects his travels and life in Japan during the early seventies, and the impact meeting Harada Tangen Roshi had on his life.
The statement caused a public and media uproar, with the minister being mocked and ridiculed. But there is much more to this story, writes Bhagawati.
Kaiyum takes a brief look at two radically different approaches to humanity’s physical and mental health on a global scale.
Marc looks at Billy Graham’s life, purpose and impact he had on former leading statesmen and many other followers – and also quotes what Osho says about him.
What do the activities of our sun have to do with the increase in extreme weather, public scandals, mass tragedies and social unrest that we are experiencing? Therese Wade is giving possible explanations.
A question that is being raised again and again is, “Are we the only living things in the universe?” The Fermi Paradox explained in simple terms in this animated video.
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.
Humanity’s way of life has become lethal to itself and nature, writes Iam Saums. He also insists that we are not victims of our circumstances but have extraordinary opportunities for transformation.
Kul Bhushan looks into the mounting evidence of many curious similarities between Jesus Christ and Krishna.
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 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 evaluation of yet another modern phenomenon.
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.
Grahi presents an in-depth look at what causes cancer, why it is so widespread and lists remedies and treatments in detail.
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 Bhagawati
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 to further well-being.
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 growth of the middle classes.
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 larger picture.
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.
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 inquiry.
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.”
Further to his article on the impact of the Fukushima disaster, Surendra addresses the ongoing dramatic concerns about the global nuclear industry which are widely being kept mum about.
In India, the sharing of food with others is an ancient important concept; yet sharing does not stop there, writes Naina.
Having taken care of bee hives for many years, Rashid relates his latest adventure with bees on the summer solstice.
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 Uttarakhand that they are.
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.
Climate change has become a huge catchphrase. Concerned individuals and environmental groups, politicians, big businesses and the often anonymous ‘stakeholders’ have joined the chorus, writes Bhagawati.
A brief look at their well-documented history and the ongoing denial by most governments that they exists; by Bhagawati.
Naina discovers the historical background and significance of Assam’s Namghars, the ethnic community prayer halls.
Excerpt from Arjuna’s (John Hogue’s) recently released book, ‘Trump Strikes Syria: and North Korea?’
Does Earth Day really mean anything to the 7,5 billion people who crowd this planet? – asks Bhagawati.
This is not another joke on the new Windows version but a quite alarming and sinister bit of information, writes Bhagawati.
Whanganui River in NZ, Ganges and Yamuna in India have been granted legal status of a person, writes Bhagawati.
Quotes and photos by Anandamayi Ma, a widely recognized eminent spiritual being. She is said to have been the embodiment of a joyous self-sufficiency which enraptured the hearts of all who came near her.
Hermann Hesse was a German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. His best-known works include Demian, Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual’s search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality.
Sarita, and some of her friends, share their experiences of a 5-week long Ayurveda Pancha Karma Retreat in India.
The mystery isn’t going away – on the contrary, more and more elaborate and stunning ‘drawings’ appear in fields, more often than not in the British countryside. Article by Bhagawati.
Naina interviews and writes about the life of Jadav ‘Molai’ Payeng, an exceptional and compassionate man who surrendered his life to giving.
A brochure written by Satya Vedant about the Osho Chair, its meaning and importance in today’s world.
Iam Saums writes about the illusion of choice, reality and fear, ultimately resulting in manipulation and the totalitarian approach.