After their visit to the Mogao Caves, Veena and Michael set out to discover the Singing Sands. Part 3 of 3 of this series.
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’.
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.
Leeladhar, an enthusiastic nature lover, set out to explore part of the Grindelwald area in Switzerland.
Visiting Osho Jetban in Lumbini, Mahika Mahiya learns the difference between the tourist-trap ‘Disney Buddha’ temple and the real Maya Devi Temple. (Part 2)
Presently visiting China again, Veena writes about an interesting story she heard that is related to Lao Tzu.
Mahika Mahiya celebrates a sacred past life memory that for her, could have happened only at Osho Jetban International Commune in Lumbinī, Buddha’s birthplace, in south-central Nepal. (Part 1)
Chetna travelled to Borneo in Indonesia to visit the Semenggoh Nature Reserve, a sanctuary for orangutans, an endangered species.
On yet another visit to Rishikesh, Pankaja, with Subhuti in tow, looks at the changes that have happened since and documents the plight of the children growing up in the middle of garbage mounds.
In part 2 of his explorations, Surendra describes his visit to Wat Hua Lamphong, a Royal Buddhist temple, third class, in the Bang Rak District of Bangkok.
Closer to heaven at the gateway to the Annapurna Range, Osho Upaban’s Bhakti Park in Nepal is a very special place that honors Osho and his early disciples, writes Deva Dosa.
Ageh Bharti travelled from Jabalpur to Rajgir in South Bihar, where an Osho Meditation Camp was held from January 6th to 9th, 2019.
In part 1 of his Bangkok explorations, Surendra focuses on the contrasts in parts of the city that he and Amrapali recently visited, with stunning photographs highlighting his keen observations.
Shantidharm and Deepa sent us captioned photographs of their visit to Japan: Osaka, Kyoto, Lake Biwa, Nagahama, Arashiyama, Fushimi-inari, Uji.
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 inner and outer journeys.
A promising-looking four-month retreat at the late Swami Satchidananda’s Yogaville in Buckingham, Virginia, USA, presented surprising obstacles to Mahika Mahiya.
A superb nature video by Mahendra taken in the Alps during his many mountain hikes, accompanied by a short essay on the significance mountains have for him and how they are spiritually regarded in many cultures.
A call from heaven – that’s Tibet to me, writes Urvashi after her recent journey together with Anuragi to the top of the world. (You can view the three slideshows of photos taken by Anuragi in fullscreen mode.)
During his travels in Eastern Europe, Subhuti visits the cave of the mummified saints in Kiev-Pechersk Lavra Monastery, Ukraine.
Dotted around rural Japan are black and white buildings known as dozō kura, writes Surendra. Most of these pictures come from the Azumino area of Nagano, where he lives.
From chapter three (Adventures in Afghanistan) of Devika’s recently published book, ‘The Road East to India’, a diary of her journey in 1976 that eventually brought her to Osho.
Magic India is well and alive, says Videha after his latest visit during which he also participated in the 2017 World Sacred Music Festival in Jodhpur.
Srajan and Pravina explore the meaning of Dardedel and travel through the Saguaro National Park in Arizona to find saguaro cacti.
Surendra continues his recollections of his search for ancient Buddhist and Shinto sites in Japan, visiting the island of Sado, Nara and Kamakura, and Kyoto.
Surendra recalls his journey setting out to find a legendary site in Japan called ‘Go Hyakyu Rakan’.
Amano Samarpan joins the “Never Born” Osho Meditation Camp, December 8-11, 2016, conducted by Chaitanya Keerti at Osho Tirth near Kuchwada, Madhya Pradesh, the village where Osho lived the first seven years of his life.
Meera participates in the Osho Golden Childhood Tour 2016, visiting the places where Osho grew up, studied and gave lectures as a professor.
Presently enjoying another visit to Song Mountain in China, Veena sent us an email and photographs documenting her experiences.
Towards the end of the nineties, after leaving Ko Hsuan in Devon, England, Surendra found himself in Rome, Italy.
Navyo shows a small selection of images captured in the manner of the flâneur, the perfect mood for taking stunning photos ‘on the go’.
Srajan writes about his and Pravina’s search for a new home, starting with a visit to north Florida, full of various surprises.
A photo-video by Pankaja from her journey by train with two friends from the Chinese capital to Lhasa in Tibet.
Srajan writes about the Sacred Music Festival of Fez, Morocco, that takes place every year in May. He had traveled, in 1997, together with Pravina and, as a surprise, met Sadhana and Siddho there as well.