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.
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.
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 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.
Keerti writes about the unique prayer meditation to deeply cleanse heart and mind. Published in Asian Age on June 10, 2019.
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.
Basho (Prem Rajan) speaks to Sam Gelder about his life with Osho. Published in the Islington Gazette, UK, on May 31, 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.
A recital by Mini of Vishal Bhardwaj’s poem ‘Osho’ in Hindi is shown in this video (English translation provided).
We have mistreated our abode like a kind of junkyard while dreaming about our golden future, states Keerti. Published in the Deccan Chronicle on April 30, 2019.
In his column Abracadabra, K. B. Ganapathy explores the ‘Esoteric Group’ of nine persons known as ‘Navaratanas’ and some of Osho’s statements about the group. Published in the Star of Mysore on April 20, 2019.
Advocate Rishabh Gandhi, on behalf of petitioner Yogesh Thakkar, pointed out serious deficiencies in the probe conducted by the investigating officers of Pune Police into the allegedly forged will of Osho. Published in the Hindustan Times on April 19, 2019.
Meditation teaches us to live intensely, while the mind’s inherent nature is to train us to worry and plan for the future, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree on March 31, 2019.
Since the last century, Zen has become very famous all over the world, writes Keerti in The Asian Age. Published on April 1, 2019.
When passion meets inspiration, even a medium as dry as wood springs into life to tell a story. Sureel Kumar’s exhibition The Whispering Wood has quite a few in store! Gurnaaz Kaur in The Tribune, March 26, 2019.
Keerti writes that our sensitivity is a door to our inner being and the outer universe. Published in The Asian Age on March 18, 2019.
Let life lead us towards our inner spiritual experience, suggests Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree, February 17, 2019.
The show may not go ahead as Priyanka Chopra has agreed to play Ma Anand Sheela in a film directed by Oscar-winner Barry Levinson, writes the Deccan Chronicle on February 28, 2019.
Keerti says that for those who have known themselves all facts such as date of birth and events dissolve, they cease to have meaning. Published in The Economic Times on February 20, 2019.
Chaitanya Keerti writes about the time when he heard J. Krishnamurti had left his body and what Osho, at the time staying on Crete, Greece, said about him. Published in Happy HO on February 14, 2019.
A documentary filmmaker and Swiss company claim their works featuring Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, known as Osho, were used without permission in the Netflix docuseries, writes Ashley Cullins. Published in The Hollywood Reporter on January 31, 2019. (Our post also includes the Court document.)
Priyanka Chopra, who recently appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, revealed that she will soon star and produce Ma Anand Sheela’s biopic. Published on India Today, January 30, 2019. (updated with YouTube video)
Through his cross, Jesus Christ is asking us to avoid the conflict between mind and consciousness, writes artist Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree on December 22, 2018.
Grace Burns lists 13 of Osho’s teachings, “which will make you look at the world in a very different way.” Published in ‘it’, India Times on January 18, 2019
The event was organised by Swami Anadi, Swami Premgeet and Ma Shradha from Osho friends and foundation. Hindustan Times, January 20, 2019.
Pune policemen and -women took part in a three-hour meditation session at the Osho International Meditation Resort in Pune. Published in Times of India, January 7, 2019.
Subhra Mazumdar reviews Pratiksha Apurv’s book, The Mystic and Her Colours. Published in ART&DEAL, India, in their December 2018 issue.
In my meditation in the new year, I wish to regain the magical childhood, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle. Published on December 29, 2018.
This present moment is beyond time. One can live in this no-time, no-space paradigm while fully breathing the present in its totality, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree on November 17, 2018.
Osho, the enlightened mystic of modern times, made meditation the central point of his spiritual teaching, writes Keerti in The Asian Age. Published on December 13, 2018.
Award-winning artist Pratiksha Apurv, who happens to be spiritual guru Osho’s niece, has come out with a unique coffee table book – The Mystic and Her Colours. ‘Society’ reveals the artist and her book that combines her paintings and articles of spiritual nature, writes CSS Latha. Published in their October 2018 issue.
Chaitanya Keerti writes on the benefits of meditation, now recognised globally. Published in Happy Ho on November 19, 2018.
A person who lives a life of devotion has a certain direction in life – will not go astray, writes Keerti in the Asian Age. Published on November 26, 2018.
Editorial by Bhagawati with a review of Pratiksha Apurvs’ recently launched book, ‘The Mystic and Her Colours. Published’ in The Speaking Tree on November 17, 2018.
Keerti writes about the very unconscious social conditioning, imprisoning all inside its thick walls. Published in The Asian Age on November 13, 2018.
Let us make God free from all concepts of personality, writes Chaitanya Keerti in The Asian Age. Published on October 29, 2018.
Our mind is a powerful receiver of all kinds of information which becomes memory, writes Chaitanya Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle. Published on October 20, 2018.
Man’s ego is such that it does not know how to surrender, writes Chaitanya Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle. Published on September 17, 2018.
Pune police filed a report to close the court case about the allegations that a will, attributed to Osho, was forged. Published in The Times of India on October 12, 2018.
Meghan Rabbitt of Yoga Journal sat down with the singer to talk about how she got her start as a musician, what singing mantras means to her, and why the new long-form Gayatri mantra is like medicine for the soul. Published September 17, 2018.
We need to experience the energy of existence by opening our inner doors and stepping out, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree on October 8, 2018.
Chaitanya Keerti writes about Zazen, the real art of meditation – the real secret. Published in Asian Age on October 2, 2018.
In reality, total trust towards existence is a door to the eternal. It has no preconditions, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree, July 21, 2018.
Those of our readers who are seasoned Pune travellers and have been wondering what happened in the city since they last visited – here’s an update. Manish Mansinh writes in GQ Gentleman’s Club: Pune Sessions. Published on September 27, 2018.
The feeling of being separate makes one violent, writes Chaitanya Keerti. Published in the Deccan Chronicle on September 4, 2018.
Danseuse and performing artist Zia Nath on why she is attracted to ancient art forms, and how Osho influenced her body and mind, reports Anjala Shetty. Published in the Hindustan Times on September 4, 2018.
On the occasion of the celebration of Lord Krishna’s birth, Abhishek Yadav recommends two must-read books. Published in Latestly on August 30, 2018.
Amrito Bhattarai, is a businessman living in Ontario, Canada; he is also a meditation host, offering Dynamic at his home in Brampton. Published on Vice Video on August 14, 2018.
Prachi Bari reports on the recent Monsoon Festival at the Osho International Meditation Resort and that apparently there’s no longer any evidence of a Samadhi in the commune. Published in Hindustan Times on August 19, 2018.
Filmmaker and author Suzanne Taylor was instrumental in bringing together for a video interview, journalist and CEO of Ideapod Justin Brown and Pennell Rock, a scholar in Comparative Religions and Philosophy and former resident of Rajneeshpuram.
Deva Premal and Miten find a feeling of spirituality when playing thousand-year-old mantras and chants, writes Alexander Sorochan on VueWeekly.
Down the centuries religion has been a very serious affair for most of the believers. Being pious or holy became synonymous with seriousness, writes Keerti. Published in Business World, India.
In the wake of the Netflix docuseries Wild Wild Country, Shantam Lani, Osho’s World Ambassador and former Rajneeshpuram resident speaks to Tracy Alexander on Israel’s ‘i 24NEWS’. Published on May 28, 2018.
“But I was 29 and I was in love,” says 74 year-old Rashma Bhushan (aka Ma Prem Rashma). Published in eShe, India, July 2018 issue.
A true guru does not console people to please them. He may even shock them because his purpose is to awaken them, states Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle. Published on July 27, 2018.