Archive for News / Updates

Swiss Ruling to Reinstate OIF Board of Directors

In their decree on September 12, 2014 the Swiss Confederation, Interior Department (EDI) retracted their provisional suspension of June 2, 2014 of the entire board of OIF.

The Right to Die

If you have 'the right to live' in the Indian constitution, you should also have the right to die - article by Kul Bhushan.

This Land is Mine

Animated history of a strip of land in the Middle East, nowadays called Israel.

OIF: Swiss Ruling

Breaking News! The entire Foundation Board of Osho International Foundation is to be provisionally suspended.

Sannyas Names

Samudro's extended and well researched list of sannyas names

Gmail: The Last Straw

Bhagawati comments on the deplorable new Google Chrome extension

A New Year in India

Kul Bhushan examines the political situation in India.

‘Rebellious Flower’ – the Movie

Sageer Kimani interviews Jagdish Bharti on his movie project inspired by Osho's early life.

Avani receives Award from Dalai Lama

Another award for Rashmi Bharti and Rajnish Jain - article by Chinmaya.

About Alleged Copyrights, TM’s and ‘Will’

Osho News had several inquiries lately about the ongoing court cases with regard to the alleged will of Osho, and the alleged copyrights and trademarks of Osho's words.

Osho’s Signature On Alleged ‘Will’ Is a Forgery

The sudden appearance of a ‘will’ by Osho executed on 15 October 1989 (3 months prior to his leaving the body), has been widely published in the media several months ago.

Documentary Awards for Pankaja

Pankaja is given two awards for two of her short documentaries in November in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Devakrishna Painted a Winner!

Devakrishna wins 2nd prize at Swiss Arts Contest 2013

Visiting Tacloban (updated)

Toby writes from Tacloban, the capital of the Philippine province of Leyte, which was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.

Premgit’s Work Selected for Exhibition

Two of Premgit's photographs chosen for exhibition.

Pratiksha Exhibits at ‘Soul of Asia’ in Goa

Pratisksha’s paintings to be shown at the much acclaimed *Soul of Asia* exhibition during the 44th International Film Festival of India in Goa, from November 20 to 30, 2013

Beards and Moustaches

BBC reports that contestants from all over the world have gathered in Leinfelden-Echterdinen, Germany, for the World Beard and Moustache Championships.

Bhagwan Yatra by Yatri

Some classic comics by sannyasin artist:

Caesar’s Messiah

Today, October 19, 2013, American Biblical scholar Joseph Atwill will be appearing before the British public for the first time to present a controversial new discovery which is [...]

Do We Deserve Democracy?

Article by Kul Bhushan, in view of the upcoming elections in India.

Stop Censorship of Esoterica and Spirituality

An alert from and which concerns us all!

Facebook Discrimination:
Osho Demoted from Personhood

A look at how Facebook's policy discriminates against people connected to Osho because of claims made by OIF.

Heir is Here!

Kul comments on the latest news: the birth of the royal baby!

Pope’s Tweets: Time Off Purgatory

Breaking news about Pope Francis' Twitter account:

Bomb Blasts at Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya

A heinous serial bomb blast took place at the serene Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya on early Sunday morning, July 07, 2013.

Uttarkhand Floods and Ganga’s Revenge

A spectacular display of two realities ... one shows the politician's attitude, the other the heroic rescuers - both military and civilians.

Badri Kedarnath

A manmade disaster: "It was a temple. Now it is not even a home," reports Naina.

NSA, PRISM and Big Brother

A look at George Orwell's visionary book '1984' and the present day reality of NSA, PRISM and other government control functions.

Launch for ‘The Fabric of Life’ in Dallas

Meditators, seekers and friends gathered to celebrate the book release of Satya Vedant's translation of Osho's Hindi discourses 'The Fabric of Life' in the USA near the end of his [...]

Osho Transformation Tarot in iTunes

Osho International Foundation has released the well-known Osho Transformation Tarot as an application for your iPhone or iPad.

Downing Street Crisis about Love

The Daily Mail reports on June 1, 2013 a ‘sensational’ love affair:

News from Oshodham

Activities during May 2013

The Vatican and Osho: A Study in Hypocrisy

The recent resignation of Pope Benedict XVI has inspired many claims about the relationship between the Vatican and Osho, many of them unsupported.

Wagner meets Buddha

BBC reports on May 10, 2013, that the opera ‘Wagner Dream’ links Wagner's dying days in Venice with his interest in Buddhism.

Mother Teresa: The Crumbling of a Myth

Upheld and revered for decades as a virtual saint, Mother Teresa’s carefully tailored image has been shredded.

Assange Stalemate Interrupted

As reported widely in the last few days, from Times of India to The Guardian to Aljazeera and not so much in the USA...

Tragedy at Osho Ketan in Stuttgart

Update 25th March 2013: Laya's body was found late last night near the German city of Rottenburg am Neckar according to local police

Pope Benedict Harassed Osho During 1980s

Osho World Press Statement: Let Truth be Revealed, Demand Osho Followers

Pope Resigns as Prophesied

Unexpected to many, Pope Benedict XVI will step down on February 28, 2013, apparently due to ill health and age.

Daydreaming Means Being Non-present

A US Harvard University study surveyed more than 2,200 volunteers about their thoughts and moods.

Osho Book Included in University Curriculum

With 6 active Osho communes, 80 meditation centers and thousands of sannyasins, Nepal is gradually becoming a most active hub for Osho and Sannyas.

India’s Attitude on Sex

from Anand Kul Bhushan, New Delhi, 23 December 2012

Jesus Had A Wife

A quite sensational discovery has been made recently that most likely won’t be too pleasing to the Pope and the pundits at the Vatican.

Republican Congressman Dismisses Evolution

The Guardian reports on Paul Broun, a Member of House science committee, saying that evolution, the Big Bang theory and embryology are 'lies straight from the pit of hell'

My Life as a Vegetarian

Reporter Ed Vulliamy says to be a vegetarian is the way to stay in tune with nature.

The Strange Case of Julian Assange

Julian Assange has been in the news almost on a daily basis, ever since top secret US military reports and innumerable diplomatic cables were leaked by him two years ago.

What Is a Samadhi?

A 'samadhi' in India means a public place of pilgrimage and worship for a diceased guru or statesman.

Neil Armstrong

Kul Bhushan remembers Neil Armstrong's visit to Nairobi.

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