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.
Besides predicting the future, astrology can be used as a tool to guide us towards Self-realisation, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree on May 13, 2018.
The BBC’s Ishleen Kaur went to Switzerland to meet WWC’s central character, Sheela. Published on July 20, 2018.
There are stories that thousands of Tantrikas were murdered by Raja Bhoj, so the genuine Tantrikas who really knew the secrets of Tantra had to go underground to continue their practice, writes Keerti in Businessworld. Published on July 17, 2018.
Keerti writes about the increasing suicide rates globally and the obvious need for meditation. Published in Businessworld on July 11, 2018.
Keerti writes about the world’s most powerful meditation. Published in the Deccan Chronicle on June 6, 2018.
Michael Gonsalves interviews Swami Chaitanya Keerti with questions about the Osho Commune in Pune. Published in mydigitalfc.com, India, on July 1, 2018.
Financial Chronicle’s Michael Gonsalves spent two days inside the secretive Osho Commune in Pune where the godman once stayed to bring a story of devotion, intrigue and a death shrouded in mystery, Published on mydigitalfc.com on July 1, 2018.
One who lives in that space of tathata (suchness) is called tathagata, which is also one of the names of Buddha, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle. Published on May 28, 2018.
“Wild Wild Country‘s original score is being released this September,” announces Gabriela Helfet on Vinyl Factory Limited, June 28, 2018.
As a sannyasin, one has to learn the art of meditating and creating distance from the mind that is suicidal, writes Keerti in The Asian Age. Published on June 14, 2018.
Inspired by the docuseries Wild Wild Country, Anke Richter visits Osho International Resort in Pune and writes about her experiences during a week’s stay. Published in stuff, New Zealand, on June 10, 2018.
Investment consultant and advisor Namrata Durgan (aka Prem Namrata) changes women’s attitude about money and finances. Published in both the print and online edition of eShe, India, June 2018.
In the wake of Netflix’s ‘Wild Wild Country’ showing, Myles Bonnar and Steven Brocklehurst from BBC Scotland News report on Hugh Milne (aka Shivamurti). This post includes the radio interview on which the article is based. Published on June 4, 2018.
Subhash Ghai, in collaboration with Rome-based Navala Productions, is all set to produce a biopic about the controversial Indian guru Osho. Published in The Indian Express on June 6, 2018.
“… I paid a lot of attention to tiny things, and I still do – maybe I pay more attention now than I did before,” says Upendra Mishra, quoting Osho and what one can learn from nature about our inner world. Published in India New England News.
People are hard pressed for time, in particular when it comes to devoting space to meditation, writes Keerti in this excerpt. Published in Happy Ho.
Pratiksha Apurv’s recent exhibition highlights her journey into mysticism, writes Parul Leekha. Published in The Hindu, March 27, 2018
A man who lives a natural and a meditative life may not need any of the therapies available in the modern world, writes Keerti in The Asian Age. Published on May 1, 2018
She [Hasya] survived the Holocaust, lived on a kibbutz, helped to produce ‘The Godfather’, and finally found satisfaction as a follower of the guru Osho. Her role in the hit Netflix documentary is merely a cameo, but Françoise Ruddy lived a life worthy of its own miniseries, write Ofer Aderet and Omer Shubert. Published in Haaretz, May 17, 2018
Movie producer Subhash Ghai gave an interview to Press Trust of India at the Cannes Film Festival 2018 about his new movie project. Published in The Tribune on May 17, 2018.
A new Osho movie is in the works, declared producer Subhash Gai and director, Lakshen Sucameli. Amrita Tanna reports from the Cannes Film Festival 2018 in BizAsia on May 15, 2018. (New working title, ‘Osho: The Other Side of the Ocean’)
Archive documentary on Rajneeshpuram following Osho’s and Sheela’s arrests. Broadcast originally in October 1985 by KGW 8, the NBC TV affiliate in Portland, Oregon.