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On yet another visit to Rishikesh, Pankaja, with Subhuti in tow, looks at the changes that have happened since and documents the plight of the children growing up in the middle of garbage mounds.

As an answer to this question filmmaker Neal Howland replies with a glorious short film, or rather cinematic poem, filmed in New and Old Delhi, Agra, Jodhpur, Jaipur and Udaipur. With narration by Osho.

Osho in discourse in Mumbai

Osho says, “India is the only land in the whole world, strangely, which has devoted all its talents in a concentrated effort to see the truth and to be the truth.”

Holi

A symbol of triumph of good over evil, Holi marks the onset of spring. This year, the festival of colours will be celebrated on March 20 and March 21. A quote by Osho.

Osho Manali

Osho, What is this dream of yours which you have been working so hard to realize for the past twenty-five, thirty years, ignoring all kinds of hindrances and obstacles?

Rahibai

Rahibai Soma Popere lives in the tribal village Kombhalne, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra. Realizing that less and less of indigenous crops were growing and not longer available for consumption, she single-handedly began to collect and protect seeds throughout her environment and eventually became known as Seed Mother. Published on BBC on November 25, 2018.

Petroglyphs 4

The discovery of rock carvings believed to be tens of thousands of years old in India’s western state of Maharashtra has greatly excited archaeologists who believe they hold clues to a previously unknown civilisation, reports Mayuresh Konnur. Published on BBC Marathi on October 1, 2018.

Mother and daughter

Sex still being a touchy and often even taboo subject in many cultures and religions to this day, a mother and daughter from the Punjab have the courage to ask each other various questions about it. Published on BBC on August 31, 2018.

Banian trees

From Suha’s series ‘Beware: Slippery…. Sacred Ground’: “I understand the thrill I experience when I get off the plane, that feeling of mystery that surrounds the visitor and sets her heart pounding, as when coming near a sacred space.”

Busted in India Feat

A true story about three and a half years in an Indian prison by Mark O’Brien, aka Swami Alok Preetam; reviewed by Carolyn Boniface.

Brilliant Cover Feat

The impossible adventure of a spiritual seeker and visionary physician who helped conquer the worst disease in history. Kaiyum reviews Larry Brilliant’s autobiographical book.

Humped bull with gold horns

A rare collection spanning two million years of history is on display -until 18 February 2018 – in an exhibition in Mumbai. It is a collaboration between CSMVS, Mumbai, The National Museum, Delhi and The British Museum, London. Published by BBC on January 1, 2018.

graffiti: woman with many eyes

Prof. V. Santhakumar tries to fathom the origins of this, for women, very uncomfortable trait of Indian culture, that does not seem to die off even after years of modernisation and growth of the middle classes.

Osho on terrace 2

“Indians are so obsessed with money: money seems to be their god. No other country worships money; in India it is worshipped,” says Osho.

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.”

Kirtan

Participating in a kirtan event in Australia before leaving for India, Shazar experiences the place of joy and bliss and interconnectedness: “I come home to myself.”

Westerners greet with Namaste

The Western young generation is ever happy to come to India and nourish their soul, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle, published on August 16, 2017.

Kerala

Always long-awaited, a collective sigh is heard once monsoon starts in India. The rains are an annual blessing yet often resulting in floods, hardship and death.

Feeding chapatti to cow

In India, the sharing of food with others is an ancient important concept; yet sharing does not stop there, writes Naina.

This bloody line

On the occasion of the release of a short movie on Sir Cyril Radcliffe about the drawing of a border line in 1947 that was to separate millions of people in India, Bhagawati takes a look at this historical event.