Archive for Reviews

On the Edge: Living with an Enlightened Master

A review by Roshani of 'On the Edge' by Yoga Punya. The book has been re-published in India and will be launched on 27th July on the occasion of the Guru Purnima Celebrations at [...]

Quality Time: The Equivocal Return of Lizzie Borden

Bhagawati reviewed S D Anugyan's recently published book which she read in one go as she was unable to put it down.

Rajneeshpuram, An Experiment to Provoke God

Viramo's review on this "even-handed, skillfully produced movie originally made for public television." Written, directed, produced and co-edited by Deva Michael, it was first [...]

Busted in India

A true story about three and a half years in an Indian prison by Mark O'Brien, aka Swami Alok Preetam; reviewed by Carolyn Boniface.

Molly’s Game

A film review my Madhuri: "An entertaining diversion into a life you don’t want to live. Well-crafted, suspenseful, but most of all cautionary..."

Panchasheel, Five Sutras of Self Transformation

Prem Geet reviews Anand Arun’s latest book and says, "A pocket-size treasure so packed with wisdom it reads like the ultimate owner’s manual for being human.”

#WildWildCountry #JealousReflections #FromA #ThirdWorldFilmmaker

Sometimes irreverent, sometimes tongue-in-cheek, a delightful account of Damini's viewing of Wild Wild Country that led her to dive deep into the underlying reasons why this [...]

There are Times

Madhuri reviews Paul Prem Nadama's lastest album: "This music takes us to a place we all want: falling into the moment and being caressed by it. The album is human, unpretentious, [...]

WWC: Wild Wild Here and Now

Niyam's take on the showing of the Netflix series Wild Wild Country and the resulting global interest in Osho and his books.

WWC: The bottom-line: What did they miss? – by Bhagawati

Bhagawati's take on the Netflix docuseries, Wild Wild Country: "The enigma that wasn’t even remotely touched by this series: the deeply significant meaning of the master-disciple [...]

WWC: Zen cowboys in the naked city – by Harp

Harp writes on the new docuseries: "For Wild Wild Country viewers to conflate what became a treacherous power struggle of 'us versus them' with the ethos and character of the [...]

WWC: A footprint in consciousness – by Purushottama

Purushottama writes, "After watching the entire seven-hour documentary on Netflix - Wild Wild Country - the following poured out. Pranam to All."

WWC: Wired, Wired Country – by Dhiren

The first thing is, have you binge-watched it yet or not? Just tracking the publicity leading up to Netflix's launch of the 6-part docuseries, 'Wild, Wild, Country', had certainly [...]

WWC: Wild Wild Country – by Roshani

Roshani Shay PhD reviews the six-part Netflix documentary series on Rajneeshpuram: “Wild, Wild Country certainly conveys the grandness of the experiment that was Rajneeshpuram."

Downsizing

Madhuri reviews Alexander Payne's 2017 film, played by Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Hong Chau and Christoph Waltz.

‘Sometimes Brilliant’

The impossible adventure of a spiritual seeker and visionary physician who helped conquer the worst disease in history. Kaiyum reviews Larry Brilliant's autobiographical book.

A serendipity of healing books

Madhuri reviews five books: A Change of Heart, Healing Spirits, Healing Spirits, Eyes of an Angel, A. T. Still.

‘Food’ for thought

As meat consumption skyrockets, German writers and philosophers Peter Wohlleben and Richard David Precht insist that animals - and plants - have feelings, too, writes Antar Marc.

Celebrate

Milarepa reviews Sudhananda's latest album: "He has created something beautiful, straight from his heart to ours. I think everyone will find something on this cd to enjoy and be [...]

Dancing into the Unknown: Osho Painting and Art Therapy

Philippe Nirav reviewed Meera Hashimoto's third book which is being launched today. The book teems with exercises and psychological insights from her workshops where she integrated [...]

A living legend

Rashid visited a concert in New Delhi with Hariprasad Chaurasia at Shankar Lal Hall, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi, on January 11, 2018, and also met him off-stage.

The Only Life: Osho, Laxmi and a Journey of the Heart

A most significant and comprehensive book about Laxmi's life written by Rashid Maxwell has been published on December 11, 2017; reviewed by Bhagawati.

A Spiritual Rebel’s Manifesto

Merely a few weeks after releasing his 44th book, Arjuna (John Hogue) has published the 45th about humanity's future outlook and Osho's vision. For the first time in all his [...]

Psychic Utopia

Roshani saw the play by the Hand2Mouth Theater Company who used the Rajneeshpuram experiment as an inspiration.

Sahaj Atma

Review by Krishna Jani of Manish Vyas's recent album: "Everyone who seeks music for their meditation playlist should hear this. "

The magic of the rain raga

This classical raga of melodious music evokes joy, romance, yearning, love and devotion, writes Kul Bhushan after enjoying an eclectic concert in New Delhi.

‘Grabbing God’s Attention’

The art of praying like a pro - a quasi review of Dr Linda Travelute's book by Bhagawati.

‘Blessed Moments with Osho’

Tarpan reviews Laherubhai's book that was self-published in 2016, foreword by Anando: "This book provides not only an important historical record, but also a fascinating story of [...]

‘Loving Vincent’ is unique in many ways

Kul Bhushan writes about the extraordinary experience of watching this new movie which is presented entirely as an animated painting.

Beyond Alt-Right and Alt-Left

Arjuna (aka John Hogue) just released his 44th book expressing his vision for a community of Americans to emerge after a grassroot revolution, writes Bhagawati.

The Reiki Concert

Sergio Taza's wonderful piano-playing comes to the fore in this album. A review by Punya.

The Circle

Navyo reviews the recently released techno-thriller starring Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, directed by James Ponsoldt and based on Dave Eggers' 2013 novel.

Sapiens – Homo Deus

Marc explores two books by Yuval Noah Harari, who came to the conclusion that “Having raised humanity above the beastly level of survival struggles, we will now aim to upgrade [...]

Mountain

Vandana describes her experience watching the new documentary, ‘Mountain’ shown in concert as a collaboration between the Australian Chamber Orchestra and filmmaker Jennifer [...]

The Long Reach of the Dharma

Bhagawati reviews Deva Abhiyana's newly released book.

Breath of Voavah

Madhuri's impressions while listening to Prem Joshua's most recent album.

The Great American Eclipse – Earthquake and Tsunami

Review of Arjuna’s (John Hogue) recently published 43rd book, addressing the August 21 solar eclipse over America, past events during eclipses and prophecies, with the last [...]

In Wonder with Osho

"Arun’s long-awaited autobiography is lightning striking the heart with joyous laughter, deepest tears, and an original portrait of Osho as never before seen," says Prem Geet in [...]

Walk with me

Sneha reviews the recently released documentary about Thich Nhat Hanh and his Plum Village located near Bordeaux in southwest France, the first monastic community founded by him in [...]

Tantric Dating

Kaiyum reviews Catherine Auman's (aka Dhyan Shaida) latest book and says, "...it shows a refreshing new paradigm in how to approach dating and finding a loving partner."

Zen Pearls: Creativity Inspired by Osho

A review by Madhuri of Shunyo Mahom's book with his artwork and Osho quotes.

The Empty Mirror

Kaiyum reviews this very insightful and inspiring real-life book by Janwillem van de Wetering; "The numerous Zen stories are a delightful reminder of the clarity and simplicity of [...]

Soul Traveler: Taking the Jump

Surendra reviews Navyo's first volume of travel stories, “This account is full of sharp, cultural observations and has a great sense of movement.”

The Fall of Winter

Chinmaya Dunster reviews Sambodhi Prem's long awaited new album.

I Am Not Your Negro

Gyanodaya reviews the 2016 American documentary film directed by Raoul Peck, based on James Baldwin's unfinished manuscript, 'Remember This House'.

New book about Osho with misleading sensational title

Kaiyum reviews the recently published book 'Who killed Osho?' by Abhay Vaidya.

Spectrum of Mindfulness

Anand Haridas reviews Satya Vedant's latest book subtitled, 'Osho insights into inner ecology'

Hidden Figures

Madhuri reviews a film that came out in January this year; the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of [...]

Corbett National Park – Domain of the Wild

Kul Bhushan reviews this photo book that shows stunning images of a sanctuary - India's National Park in Uttarakhand - named after Col James Edward 'Jim' Corbett (1875 – 1955).

Trump strikes Syria: and North Korea?

Yet another timely new book release by tireless Arjuna (aka John Hogue)!