Today we start with a new series: An exploration into Tarot reading with traditional playing cards. “A celebration of life and love. A mighty blessing streams through her, the Wise Woman of the Good Earth, the Queen of Diamonds.”
Punya reviews Siddhena’s book that is being launched today, 18th January 2020 in Tokyo; “A treasure trove… packed with insights, suggestions and projects.”
Svagito’s invitation to visit the Art Exhibition of Osho’s and Meera’s paintings and participate in the Festival. Tokyo, April 3-5, 2020
New artwork by Siddhena and a piece of writing on creativity, on the intuitive back-and-forth flow between action and response.
Osho talks in darshan to an art professor: about Objective Art and about banning tourists from sacred places, unless they meditate first.
August episode of Love Osho’s podcasts: Svagito talks about his beloved Meera, painter and art therapist who left her body two years ago.
Osho News was invited to a preview of the webshop for reproductions of Padma’s work, and to pose a few questions to the artist.
An interview with Padma about her life as an artist, and in more detail, painting on Japanese screens covered in silver or gold leaf.
Subhuti talks about the talented women who illustrated three of the most popular Tarot Decks in use today. Here are their stories:
The July episode from Love Osho Podcasts: Shivananda talks about living in Switzerland as a sannyasin, designing Osho’s book covers, painting, playing music and his workshops.
When passion meets inspiration, even a medium as dry as wood springs into life to tell a story. Sureel Kumar’s exhibition The Whispering Wood has quite a few in store! Gurnaaz Kaur in The Tribune, March 26, 2019.
Padma’s long-anticipated collection of Buddha images shown in a video, to the alluring music of Chaitanya Deuter.
Osho speaks on the topic of ‘Authentic Art’: “True art means: if it helps you to become silent, still, joyous; if it gives you a celebration; if it makes you dance … if it becomes a bridge between you and God — that is true art.”
Subhra Mazumdar reviews Pratiksha Apurv’s book, The Mystic and Her Colours. Published in ART&DEAL, India, in their December 2018 issue.
Award-winning artist Pratiksha Apurv, who happens to be spiritual guru Osho’s niece, has come out with a unique coffee table book – The Mystic and Her Colours. ‘Society’ reveals the artist and her book that combines her paintings and articles of spiritual nature, writes CSS Latha. Published in their October 2018 issue.
Editorial by Bhagawati with a review of Pratiksha Apurvs’ recently launched book, ‘The Mystic and Her Colours. Published’ in The Speaking Tree on November 17, 2018.
Anand Kul Bhushan selected several paintings from Pratiksha Apurv’s recently published coffee table book, ‘The Mystic and her Colours’ – and commented on them.
Pratiksha Apurv’s life and vision in colour – by Anand Kul Bhushan. “Listening to Osho, I get lost. I’m not here, then painting just happens; I’m not painting but expressing my meditative experiences,’’ she says.
Anand Kul Bhushan reviews Pratiksha Apurv’s just released book and says that it is a treasure for art aficionados and spiritual seekers.
In these slide shows, Anando Arnold shows his most recent, very large, artwork together with his smaller work called Redux.
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).
Svagito’s report, video and photo slide shows about the exhibition-cum-events held near Munich last weekend.
A thousand years of Tibetan masterpieces revealed for the first time. Writer and photographer Thomas Laird’s 10-year project records crumbling Buddhist murals before they are lost. Published in The Guardian on May 6, 2018.
A strong spiritual vein runs through the art of Pratiksha Apurv, a national award-winning painter and niece of spiritual master Osho, who is presently showcasing her collection of artworks titled ‘Mystical Moments’ in the capital. Published in Asian Age, March 20, 2018.
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 include both Meera’s influence and what I learned in Art School.”
Pratiksha Apurv writes of the transforming effect that her uncle and master, Osho, had on her, and how that paved the way for insightful expressions on canvas. Published in Speaking Tree, India, on March 18, 2018.
Pratiksha Apurv introduces us to mystic women who became enlightened and in the process, spread the fragrance of divinity around. Published in Speaking Tree, India, on March 4, 2018.
Siddhena’s new artwork shown in his exhibition in Kyoto, entitled ‘Ecstatic Zero’. We asked him how he chose this name.
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 pushing, no doubting.”
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 paintings, one after the other.”
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.”
Kul Bhushan writes about the extraordinary experience of watching this new movie which is presented entirely as an animated painting.
After Meera’s death there have been various events worldwide to celebrate and remember her life and work. We asked Svagito, who has been organising many of them, to let us know more.
Rashid’s recent watercolours from the series Paramananda shown on The Awakened Eye. Published on September 3, 2017. Text by Rashid with an introduction by Miriam Louisa Simons.
Neeti shows a selection of her paintings in our online gallery. “When I am able to let go, a peaceful calm takes over and the painting flows through me.”
Socrates shares his exquisite paintings in our art gallery: “The deepening of my meditation goes hand in hand with my artwork; as my own exploration deepens, new expressions of the chakras arise in my paintings.”
Human existence is illusionary in nature; the sooner we realise this, the better, writes Pratiksha Apurv in Speaking Tree, India, on July 23, 2017.
Madhuri’s playful greeting cards and small paintings; “I can do everything as imperfectly as naturally it arises in me! Because it is utterly imperfect! Edges are not straight!”
The world’s longest and oldest ‘art gallery’ filled with tens of thousands of petroglyphs and pictographs is located deep in the Utah desert in the Western United States, writes Paul Revere at SOTT on October 3, 2016.
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.
Syrian artist Abdalla Al Omari is the creator of the ‘Vulnerability Series’, that brings awareness to the plight of five million refugees that fled from Syria. A number that compares to more or less the entire population of Singapore or New Zealand. (video)
Journals, sketches and paintings of Cyril Mount and paintings and poems of Madhuri Z K Ewing, exhibited at ArtsMill, Hebden Bridge, UK, from 11 June till 9 July 2017.
In a darshan, Osho speaks about the different reflections of bliss that we know as pleasure, happiness and joy, and refers to Leonardo da Vinci and Pablo Picasso.