Meet the local architect with ties to the late spiritual leader Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, popularized in the recent Netflix docuseries Wild Wild Country, writes Stacy Girard. Published in D magazine, Dallas, USA, September 2018 issue.
The passion that happens out of our conscious choice is what meditation is all about, writes Keerti. Published in The Asian Age on August 6, 2019.
Globally, in 2018, there were a record 1.4 billion international tourist arrivals, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNTWO), a rise of 6% over 2017. And every year the number increases.
First in line in Pune Mirror’s list is the Music and Meditation Monsoon Festival at the Osho International Meditation Resort. Published 11 August 2019.
Sneha Bhura reports on new age spiritual cures for 30-something burnouts with money. Published in The Week, on August 3, 2019.
August episode of Love Osho’s podcasts: Svagito talks about his beloved Meera, painter and art therapist who left her body two years ago.
Anais Granofsky (aka Ma Yoga Puja), Fakeer’s daughter, writes in Toronto Life: “I grew up in subsidized housing with my mom, and spent weekends with my wealthy grandparents at their Bridle Path mansion. If I wanted to be loved, I’d have to learn to live two lives.”
Most days, there are articles about or mentions of Osho, and his disciples, in the Indian media. Here are the ones we selected from last week.
Anindita Ghose visits Anand Bharadwaj at the Body Temple, his massage centre in Dharamkot, near McLeod Ganj. Published on livemint, July 20, 2019.
As an answer to this question filmmaker Neal Howland replies with a glorious short film, or rather cinematic poem, filmed in New and Old Delhi, Agra, Jodhpur, Jaipur and Udaipur. With narration by Osho.
In solitude the absence of the other is not felt. We are complete just by ourselves, writes Pratiksha Apurv in Speaking Tree. Published on July 6, 2019.
An ashram is the heartbeat of mystery — and a resort is manifestations and ostentations only, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle. Published on Juy 8, 2019.
Alice Soon writes about one of Costa Rica’s largest spiritual eco-communities. Published in The Costa Rica News on July 8, 2019.
Anugraha delivers an inspriring talk about how we can live our daily lives not as robots but joyful beings, during an independently organized event on TEDx Syracuse University, USA, published on June 24, 2019.
In water-deficient hilly territory, SOS Organics manages to run on its own steam, writes Anjuli Bhargava in the Business Standard, India. Published on July 1, 2019.
How climate change and advancing commercial exploitation will affect Finland’s indigenous Sami people; a Norwegian town intends to abolish timekeeping.
An individual simply means one who is indivisible, one who cannot be divided, states Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle. Published on June 24, 2019.
The July episode from Love Osho Podcasts: Shivananda talks about living in Switzerland as a sannyasin, designing Osho’s book covers, painting, playing music and his workshops.
The U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society presented a panel featuring four notable speakers reflecting on their roles in the Rajneeshee saga. Nick McCann reports in the Courthouse News Service, published on June 28, 2019.
A music video that has gone viral, alerting the population to wake up and engage themselves with the potential effects of climate change.
Articles from the web based on the 2018 Oxford University study and Greenpeace’s 2019 report that highlight the impact meat consumption has on the environment.
An interview with the Dalai Lama by Rajini Vaidyanathan at his residence in McLeod-Ganj near Dharamshala, India. Published by BBC on June 27, 2019.
An excerpt from a mother’s letter to her two young daughters. Published in The Australian Women’s Weekly, April 2019 issue.
Keerti writes about the unique prayer meditation to deeply cleanse heart and mind. Published in Asian Age on June 10, 2019.
Study finds microplastics are now part of our food-chain; Indian factory succeeds producing shoes from plastic bottles; Etihad Airways pioneers plastic-free flights.
One of the greatest gifts from the Buddha, zazen, is not a meditation technique; it simply means sitting silently and doing nothing, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in ‘Speaking Tree’ on June 8, 2019.
“Terrorism is not in bombs or weapons, it is in our unconsciousness,” states Prem Naina. Published in The Sentinel, Assam, on May 23, 2019.
Video interviews with Peter Fenwick and Eben Alexander; legislation in Washington state to allow composting of human bodies.
Most recent episode from Swaram and Chetna’s Love Osho Podcasts: Ganga talks about how she came to meet with Osho and her passion: the Satori (Who is in?) process.
Basho (Prem Rajan) speaks to Sam Gelder about his life with Osho. Published in the Islington Gazette, UK, on May 31, 2019.
According to a panel of scientists, humans have ushered in a new geological epoch, writes Joe Pinkstone in MailOnline. Published on May 27, 2019.
Keerti relates an African legend to the wisdom of the heart as defined by Osho. Published in the Deccan Chronicle, May 27, 2019.
Taking inspiration from the story of the mystical bird, we should go back to our source before it’s too late, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in The Speaking Tree on May 11, 2019.
The Buddha did not use the old Sanskrit language – he used the Pali language which everybody could understand in those days, writes Keerti. Published in The Asian Age on May 13, 2019.
Deep in India’s Ladakh region live the Aryans, perhaps the last generation of pure-blooded people and holders of possibly the only untampered gene pool left in the world, writes Dave Stamboulis. Published on BBC on May 3, 2019.
In the Mārkandeya Purāṇa there is a lullaby called Madālasā Upadesha. In this video, Sanskrit scholar, composer and musician Gabriella Burnel sings the lullaby in Sanskrit.
Seventeen-year-old Aashima has lived in Delhi her whole life and feels the Delhiites are one big family. Video published on BBC on May 2, 2019.
A recital by Mini of Vishal Bhardwaj’s poem ‘Osho’ in Hindi is shown in this video (English translation provided).
New Johns Hopkins University research found that an ‘encounter with God’ made people less afraid of death and improved their overall moods and outlooks, writes Natalie Rahhal. Published on Mail Online on April 26, 2019.