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Reviews / New Releases

Book, film and music reviews, and new releases.

While “enjoying the wild ride that is today’s world,” Srajan dusted off one of his favourite books, last read about 20 years ago.

Om Meditation by Deva Prema

Deva Premal’s new creation has been released worldwide across digital platforms today. The mantra is recorded at a traditional pitch of 432Hz.

A book review by Madhuri; “It’s a good story … well worth reading – very well-written, compassionate, gripping, thorough.”

Lickyour Plate by Maria-Carin Gala

The many recipes you have read on Osho News, and many more, are now available in book form: a vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar-free cookbook created by Maria-Carin Gala. 120 recipes – each with a colour photograph.

The Diamond Sutra l Feat

Videha’s review of Osho’s discourse series on one of the most famous and profound sutras of Buddha, the Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra, The Perfection of Wisdom That Cuts Like a Thunderbolt.

Svarup’s review of Madhuri’s just released memoir. “Put some time aside to read this book; it is a precious companion for entertainment, and growth.”

Manish Vyas reviews Chinmaya’s recently released album, subtitled ‘Music to inspire presence in the here and now’; “This album beautifully introduces the listener to the unique sound that only the hypnotic nature of Eastern music can offer.”

A review by Chinmaya on Yousuf Tilly’s book, subtitled ’30 Days in the Osho Ashram, Discovering the Soul of a Spiritual Enterprise’.

Sambodhi Prem’s introduction to his newly released album: “When I made the music of Buddha Universe I was thinking of nothing… I have found over the years that if I’m in such a space, the music comes, then all I do is capture it.”

Roshani reviews Savita’s recently published book: “If you wish to partake in the intimacy with Osho afforded to early Indian sannyasins, this is the book for you.”

Veena reviews Devakant’s recently published book: “…as well as being a positive antidote to the recent ugly misrepresentations in the ‘Wild Wild Country’ debacle, it is an informative, precious, wonder-filled book that is infinitely worth reading.”

Madhuri’s review of Bart Layton’s 2018 docudrama: “I won’t tell you what happens in the end – but the film is worth watching.”

Nothing is All

Paul Prem Nadama reviews Madhuro’s recently released album – some new, some old-time beloved songs: “Congratulations to all involved. Great stuff!”

Padma presents her Calendar for 2019, showing artwork she did between 1998 and 2018, and reminisces about the time Osho told her to drop all ideas of sitting silently, but rather abandon herself in creativity. He had said to her, “Creativity is your meditation.”

Deva CD cover

A review by Abhi, courtesy of Osho Viha Magazine, of Deva Premal’s newly released album (launched 12 October 2018).

Nyay Bhushan presents his recently published photobook: “Most of the photographs in this book, celebrating the first decade of my art photography, were taken at numerous dance performances in New Delhi, India.”

Karin Reber’s review of Manish Vyas’ recently released album: “The songs fit very well into a cozy yoga class, or are a nice way to slow down after an exhausting day and to go back to our own self.”