Osho speaks on the significance of a teddy bear for a child and also refers to the work of Donald Winnicott (7 April 1896 – 25 January 1971).
Three heikuk by Taneda Santōka (1882-1940), Japanese author and haiku poet known for his free verse heikuk.
Antar Marc shows the history of massage therapy, one of the most commonly practised forms of holistic medicine.
Antar Marc has a look at hypocrisy, an expression that describes much of what can be seen wide-spread in this time of crisis.
Marc writes about Namaste being the best choice to greet each other – in particular also during times when viruses and bacteria are rampant.
Marc looks into the phenomenon of nostalgia and what triggers it… and is it a reality, is it a dream, an illusion?
Marc discovers that paleolithic flutes from more than 40,000 years ago maintain their beautiful sounds.
Marc comes across corruption on his first trip to India, and in this essay, he explains the various practices that are intimately related to dishonesty or criminal activity to acquire illicit benefit.
Marc writes on the life and work of Confucius whose concepts remain influential to this day, particularly in China.
Marc provides a deeper look into the history of psychology: “Psychology today is the science of behaviour and mind and includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.”
In this essay, Marc explores the meanings of intimate relationships people find themselves in and adds Osho’s insight to all relationships but in particular, the ultimate intimacy between master and disciple.
An essay by Marc about the oldest questions asked by mankind: who created the universe, why was the world created, is there a design?
An essay by Marc and Bhagawati on the famous American avant-garde novelist, poet, playwright and art collector, Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946).
In this essay, Marc explores responsibility and groupthink in the wake of the events in Rajneeshpuram, shown in the docuseries Wild Wild Country.
Marc looks at Billy Graham’s life, purpose and impact he had on former leading statesmen and many other followers – and also quotes what Osho says about him.
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.
Marc’s rude awakening when he found out as a child that he was duped to believe in the existence of a Father in heaven.
The effect, that an echo chamber has, reinforces a person’s own present world view, making it seem more correct and more universally accepted than it really is, says Marc in his evaluation of yet another modern phenomenon.
In these times of fake news, gossip and chatter on Twitter and Facebook I am reminded of what Osho said on gossip in the ‘good old commune times’, writes Marc.
During most of my teens I considered myself a fairly thick-skinned, typical guy, writes Antar Marc in an essay about HSPs.
To be or not to be, to act or not to act, to re-act or not to re-act; those are questions for all of us. Marc delves into the topic of decision-making.
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 humans into gods, and turn Homo sapiens into Homo deus.”
The halo is a universal symbol, having been depicted in various art forms for millenia. Marc has a look at the history and what Osho says about it.
Hermann Hesse was a German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. His best-known works include Demian, Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual’s search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality.
Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language.
Jiddu Krishnamurti was an enlightened Indian speaker and writer on philosophical and spiritual subjects.
Marc states that although they never met, Heraclitus and Democritus are often linked together as the weeping and the laughing philosophers.
Marc points out how Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle’s views about men and women influenced later Christian and Islamic thinkers.
Marc documents the little-known interactions between Greece and India 2,000 years ago: East meets West, West meets East.
Kaiyum reviews the collection of 21 articles by Marc that were previously published in Osho News (PDF file updated 14.2.17).
Flow is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity.
Marc muses on the fact that Buddha has become a household name and that there is a need arising in people to connect to their inner world.
A new look at this psychological theory proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper ‘A Theory of Human Motivation’
Theory X and Theory Y are theories of human motivation created and developed by Douglas McGregor at the MIT Sloan School of Management in the 1960s.