Poem by Du Fu (712-770 CE).
In part 2 of her photo essay, Veena shares her discoveries about Huike, Sosan, Daoxin, Hongren, and Huineng.
In this new two-part photo essay, Veena reveals intriguing facts and legends about the eminent Six Zen Patriarchs.
In part 2 of her article, Veena explains the connections between kungfu and XinYiBa, and XinYiBa and the Gulun Kungfu Heritage.
Veena explores reasons why it is difficult to understand the mysterious philosophy of XinYiBa and attempts to explain it.
After their visit to the Mogao Caves, Veena and Michael set out to discover the Singing Sands. Part 3 of 3 of this series.
In Part 2 of 3, Veena describes the magnificent visit to the Mogao Caves that left both her and Michael in overwhelming awe, and made her ponder Osho’s insistent use of the phrase ‘the ten thousand buddhas’.
In Part 1 of 3, Veena embarks on a journey to the ancient city of Dunhuang to find the origin of Osho’s often-used phrase: the ten thousand buddhas. These stories will be part of her next book, ‘Farewell to Song Mountain’ which she is currently writing.
Presently visiting China again, Veena writes about an interesting story she heard that is related to Lao Tzu.
An interview with the Dalai Lama by Rajini Vaidyanathan at his residence in McLeod-Ganj near Dharamshala, India. Published by BBC on June 27, 2019.
In a press interview in Jesus Grove, Rajneeshpuram, Osho speaks about the influence Confucius has on communism to this day.
A megastructure featuring the world’s tallest sky bridge has been erected in the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing, writes Tyler Durden on ZeroHedge. Published on March 1, 2019.
Bhagawati writes about the implications of the race to Moon and Mars undertaken by the USA, Russia and China, and shows Osho’s incredible insight into the status quo.
“The pyramids of Egypt are tirthas of some old, lost civilization. One interesting fact about the pyramids is that there is complete darkness inside,” says Osho. From ‘Hidden Mysteries’, Ch 2, Part 6 of 9.
Persimmon drying season in south-eastern China paints many towns orange. Published on BBC on December 16, 2016.
Presently enjoying another visit to Song Mountain in China, Veena sent us an email and photographs documenting her experiences.
After hearing from Veena about the walnut trees at Song Mountain in China, Dhiren was inspired to create this poem.
From the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’, on the origins of and popular demand of masala chai. Justin Rowlatt on BBC, July 15, 2016.
A photo-video by Pankaja from her journey by train with two friends from the Chinese capital to Lhasa in Tibet.
Veena’s book became an inspiration for Michael from France to visit China and the areas she described. This video is mostly in English language and was shown on Chinese TV in February 2016.
Dunhuang, on the old Silk Road, was one of the ancient world’s most important intersections between East and West. The beauty of the images invokes a stepping back in time, yet the time is now.
Sadhana writes about her visit to ‘Ant Financial’ in Hangzou, China, a company that takes the ant as its role model. Published in The Asian Age on October 4, 2015.
Photographs of Peking, now known as Beijing, made by Thomas Child in the 1870s and 1880s are to go on show in London’s Chinatown as part of Asian Art in London until November 15, 2015 reports the BBC.
Dhiren reviews Veena’s latest book about her thrilling journeys of discovery on Song Mountain in China.
A sensitive portrayal of extraordinary women struggling to hold on to their extraordinary society filmed by Xiaoli Zhou and Brent E. Huffman, shown by PBS Frontline Broadcast.
Seek a Highway to Heaven, writes Tom Hancock (AFP) on December 18, 2014, posted on Yahoo! News Singapore.
Your car is German Your vodka is Russian. Your pizza is Italian. Your kebab is Turkish. Your democracy is Greek. Your coffee is Brazilian. Your movies are American. Your tea is Tamil. Your shirt is Indian. Your oil is Saudi Arabian. Your electronics are Chinese. Your numbers are Arabic. Your letters are Latin. You are
Veena writes about her visit and experiences at three very special temples: Shaolin, Zhongyue Miao and Rinzai’s temple
A ban introduced in 2007 prohibits people in China to reincarnate without permission granted by the Chinese government.
Another film by Pankaja has been selected to be shown in the ‘Short Film’ category by the London Independent Film Festival.