Archive for Creativity

Evening Walk, Late September

A poem by Madhuri.

State of Grace

A poem by Abhi.

New adventures in size

In these slide shows, Anando Arnold shows his most recent, very large, artwork together with his smaller work called Redux.

“Make a move. Speak! Be a man!”

Excerpt from Devaraj's book, 'Ashram, ashram': "Ed could think about a woman for literally years without saying a single word to her."

Useful Jobs for Poets

A poem by Madhuri.

Spirit

A poem by Chris Roe

Inside Rome

"Rome is a place of extremes where everything coexists in a pulsing, passionate chaos of life and art. It’s an explosion of the senses," writes Navyo as he presents his latest [...]

A mandala journey

Lani shows her mandalas, remembering that a mandala is a sacred circle with a center and a circumference, and that our job is to connect the two.

Flight of the Swans

A soulful improvisation by Shastro on bansuri and Suyana on vocals, based on Raga Hamsadwani. Soothing to the soul, this is music to travel on a mystical inner journey...

Searching for the Light

On a recent visit to Manhattan, New York, Sudheer captured black and white impression of new buildings.

Obsessed with Painting

Sunita showcases her oil paintings she made these last three years in her adopted country, Bali.

When my eye catches a bird

Excerpt from Anand Ragini's (aka Ragini Michaels) new book, The Jewels Of Here And Now.

At Dimitri’s Restaurant

A poem by Madhuri.

Watching Your Vision & Blown Away

Miten sings two of his devotional songs - recorded on video by Rishi in an old chapel in Peru.

Donna, at Cassie’s Milk Party

An excerpt from Anugyan's latest book 'Quality Time: The Equivocal Return of Lizzie Borden'.

Summer Solstice: In the Air

A poem by Laurie.

My love story with India

From Suha's series 'Beware: Slippery.... Sacred Ground': "I understand the thrill I experience when I get off the plane, that feeling of mystery that surrounds the visitor and sets [...]

Arrival in gaol

Excerpt from the book, Busted in India, by Mark O'Brien, aka Swami Alok Preetam.

You want a meaning to life?

A poem by Jeff Foster.

A meeting by the bamboos

Chinmaya and Shastro improvise on Rag Bhairagi while meeting in New Zealand (video).

Le Conquet

Eco-designer Samudra writes about growing up in Brittany (Northern France) - from her memoir ‘The Freedom of Having Nothing’: "There was never really a time when I wasn’t [...]

Reality beyond the obvious

A poem by Amareesh.

Exit

A music track by Amareesh, with Simant on keyboard.

‘Mosquito Song’

A song composed and written by Raji.

Portraits of Osho

We publish Arhat's artwork in our Gallery on the occasion of his departure on 9th April 2018.

The Spirit of Arillas

Paul Prem Nadama sings (on video) one of his compositions from his last album 'There are Times': "This song was written last year in gratitude to everything Arillas has given and [...]

With Meera and beyond

Nirvi Bennich shows her paintings in our virtual Art Gallery and says, "I am feeling so lucky for having been part of Meera's creativity for so many years - now I feel I can [...]

Moments with a mountain

Rarely a day goes by without a glance at Mt Ariake. It is not fully visible from our house but towers majestically over the whole surrounding village and beyond, says Surendra.

Fashion made from trash?

Excerpts from Samudra's book ‘The Freedom of Having Nothing’ - now available as paperback: Moments in Kyoto, Milan and Hamburg.

Ecstatic Zero

Siddhena's new artwork shown in his exhibition in Kyoto, entitled 'Ecstatic Zero'. We asked him how he chose this name.

I did not expect to be long

An excerpt from the autobiographical book, 'Sometimes Brilliant' by Larry Brilliant, were he recounts a meeting with Maharaji (Neem Karoli Baba).

Mystical Manifestations

Navyo visits (with his camera) the Gloucester Cathedral in England. "The cloisters are a masterpiece, a manifestation in stone of the mystical realms of the spirit," he asserts.

Then there was just looking…

Premyog shows a selection of artwork created during the past three years: “While painting or creating objects, there is no thinking, no pondering, no judging, no hesitating, no [...]

We Are One Heart

Track 5 from Sudhananda's new album 'Celebrate': "I wrote 'We Are One Heart' in 1982 in Santa Cruz, California shortly after taking sannyas at the Ranch."

Sunrise of my heart

A poem Abhi.

The Weight of Silence

Laurie Kuntz recites one of her poems.

A world in 20×20

Our online gallery features artwork by Salia (Bernadette Baumgartner) with a short introduction by Punya. Salia said, “I can hardly stop painting, I am making those little square [...]

Prisms prove the dance is life

Kumari wrote a poem to accompany her artwork shown in our virtual Art Gallery.

The wind and the wizard

A poem by Madhuri.

For the Drifters

A poem by Prartho.

Laxmi is not in America now

Excerpt from the recently published book by Rashid Maxwell, The Only Life: Osho, Laxmi and a Journey of the Heart.

Autumn in Kharkiv

An excerpt from Chapter 12 entitled 'Ukrainian partnership' of ecodesigner Samudra's new book, 'The Freedom of Having Nothing'.

Diving into the unknown

An online exhibition of Prabhu's artwork; "Art has to be made in such a way that the spectator and the artist can enter into a positive space of harmony and centering."

Everyday Buddhas

Rashid's ink drawings: "Every drawing is a different sort of failure. I offer them as milestones on the Way of Meditation."

Face of a Flower

The title track of the first album by the band Ascension, lead by Amano Manish with his compositions on slide guitar.

Kansha Sai

A poem by Laurie Kuntz: "Kansha Sai - That’s Japanese for Thanksgiving."

Rewind

A poem by Prem Geet.

Autumn paddies in Japan

Surendra observed the growing of the rice in Nagano, Japan and documented his findings with his new digital camera, saying that "This year has seen a leap from many years of black [...]

A dance that follows the tickle of inspiration

Devesh shares a mixed selection of photographs; "I rarely go looking for images, rather I find myself surprised and inspired by the things I see around me, almost all the time."

‘After the storm has gone’

A taster of a track on video from Tanmayo's newly-released album '...I Lay Me Down'.