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Shivananda

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.

Sureel Kumar and his artwork

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's signature

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.”

Society Feat

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.

Anand Kul Bhushan selected several paintings from Pratiksha Apurv’s recently published coffee table book, ‘The Mystic and her Colours’ – and commented on them.

Studio

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.

Murals of Tibet Feat

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.

Beyond Senses

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.”

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.

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.”

Map

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.

Refugees

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.

Osho darshan 27

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.