Punya reviews Shastro’s recently released album – live improvisations on bansuri, a string of jewels that takes one right inside.
A live recording on video at Mandali Centre in Italy of a piece included in Shastro’s new album, ‘Flute Meditations’.
This present moment is beyond time. One can live in this no-time, no-space paradigm while fully breathing the present in its totality, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree on November 17, 2018.
Osho, the enlightened mystic of modern times, made meditation the central point of his spiritual teaching, writes Keerti in The Asian Age. Published on December 13, 2018.
Prachi describes one of the several meditation classes she conducts with corporate staff throughout India.
Chaitanya Keerti writes on the benefits of meditation, now recognised globally. Published in Happy Ho on November 19, 2018.
A person who lives a life of devotion has a certain direction in life – will not go astray, writes Keerti in the Asian Age. Published on November 26, 2018.
Osho speaks about those who are called ‘the Masters’ in theosophy, with reference to Mabel Collins’ book, ‘Light on the Path’.
Keerti writes about the very unconscious social conditioning, imprisoning all inside its thick walls. Published in The Asian Age on November 13, 2018.
Jayadip writes about his love for the Himalayan regions, which began when he was a teenager. Today, he feels deeply bonded to the region and leads Taiwanese seekers on meditative inner and outer journeys.
We need to experience the energy of existence by opening our inner doors and stepping out, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree on October 8, 2018.
Chaitanya Keerti writes about Zazen, the real art of meditation – the real secret. Published in Asian Age on October 2, 2018.
Over a million children in 1,000+ government schools in New Delhi are learning about ‘Happiness’, reports Kul Bhushan.
Osho is asked, “Surely meditation is for mystics. Why do you propose it for ordinary people and their children?”
Shaida (Catherine Auman) writes about humiliating realizations that can help progress on the spiritual path.
A new translation from Hindi. The talks compiled in this book were given in the 1970s in Ahmedabad and Mumbai and originally published as ‘Hasiba Kheliba Dhariba Dhyanam’ – understand your anger, your worries, your tensions, your insomnia, your bodily diseases – why and how they arise, and how they can be overcome.
A new translation of several Hindi discourses given by Osho in Ahmedabad and Mumbai has been published recently, entitled ‘Into the Void’. In an excerpt from this riveting book, we show Osho’s vision for future meditation centers worldwide that will make available all 112 methods of meditation.
Every time I heard Osho talk on the subject of dreams he seemed dismissive of them on all levels – perhaps it was because of that reason, I only dreamt of him twice to my knowledge, writes Anugyan.
Osho explains the four ages the Indian mystics call ‘satyuga’, ‘treta’, ‘dwapar’, and ‘kaliyug’, and declares that darkness and unconsciousness can only be broken by people whose life has become meditation.
Osho speaks to a new sannyasin very supportively about hypnosis and declares that once a person is capable of going into the past, he becomes automatically capable of going into the future, because the process is the same: “…ordinarily everything about the past and the future of a mechanical man can be known.”
Keerti writes about the increasing suicide rates globally and the obvious need for meditation. Published in Businessworld on July 11, 2018.
Anand Kul Bhushan reports how meditation helped twelve Thai boys and their coach to overcome emotions and fears during their long ordeal of being trapped in a cave.
One who lives in that space of tathata (suchness) is called tathagata, which is also one of the names of Buddha, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle. Published on May 28, 2018.
In meditation the mind unclutters, experiences are digested, and the overload disappears, leaving the mind fresh and young and clear and clean, states Osho.
Satya Puja aka Diana Richardson appears on TEDx in Linz, Austria, giving a warm and captivating talk how sex can bring healing and connection to one’s relationship.
Osho speaks on death as “… a peaceful acceptance, a loving entry into the unknown, a joyful goodbye to old friends, to the old world. There should not be any tragedy in it.”
“Remember that you are alone, there is no God, there are no messengers, and there is no dictator. You have to be decisive about your own life,” states Osho in 1987 after he returns to Pune.
Arun speaks about sannyasins and seekers and the importance of a disciplined and balanced life that includes meditation. Excerpt from his recently published book, ‘Panchasheel, Five Sutras of Self Transformation’.
Death is not a problem created by thinking; you cannot solve it by thinking. Whatsoever you think, how can you solve it? says Osho.
Meditation training programs can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating, writes Josh Richardson in Wake Up World on June 9, 2017.
Ordinarily, within us we have two currents – one is of thoughts, which is very dominant, writes Chaitanya Keerti in the Asian Age, published on February 6, 2018.
Madhuri’s adventures while impersonating men to understand and discover their power. She also describes the meditation called Hara Burn. “I enjoyed myself so very much, to feel so strong and muscular… so autonomous and self-contained.”
Keerti writes about Osho saying, “Love should come out of your silence, awareness, meditativeness.” Published in the Deccan Chronicle, January 31, 2018.
Osho answers a question about why his disciples are vegetarians and also speaks about the life of peacocks and deer in Rajneeshpuram.
Meditation should not be treated as a fashion embraced by movie stars, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle on December 4, 2017.
Zen Walking – this meditation was recently held for the first time at Oshodham, Delhi, with enthusiastic participants. Kul Bhushan reports about their experiences.
“People are trying different methodologies, practising a thousand and one things, to get out. And in fact they are out.” says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
Merely a few weeks after releasing his 44th book, Arjuna (John Hogue) has published the 45th about humanity’s future outlook and Osho’s vision. For the first time in all his published books, he also speaks about himself and his inner journey, writes Bhagawati.
Osho concludes: Meditation changes your life pattern completely, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle on October 17, 2017.
In darshan, Osho says, “A man without meditation never comes to know the blessedness of life. He can only feel complaints against life.”
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.
… and most of us haven’t quite realized there is something extraordinary happening, writes Gustavo Tanaka in Wake-Up World.
Recently, during my flight to Washington DC, I checked the in-flight entertainment menu, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle on August 3, 2017.
Osho talks on ‘Listening’ at the 1968 Meditation Camp in Ajol, Gujarat: “Listen… and by and by, within you, a humming of silence will begin. The mind is becoming silent.”
Sneha reviews the recently released documentary about Thich Nhat Hanh and his Plum Village located near Bordeaux in southwest France, the first monastic community founded by him in the West.
Arun proposes that the Government of Nepal work with the United Nations to establish an International Meditation Day on Buddha Purnima, the full moon of April/May. Deva Dosa has the details.
A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness exercises can actually reverse stress-related changes in genes, writes Amanda McMillan in TIME Magazine, published June 17, 2017.
More than twenty Russian sannyasins got together for a flashmob performance on Palace Square, St. Petersburg’s main square earlier this month.
Prem Geet reports on a life-transforming meditation retreat at Osho Niranjana in California, facilitated by Arun: “According to Osho, only 100 enlightened souls are needed to steer humanity towards love and avoid a world war.”
Scientists at Northwestern Medicine discovered that the rhythm of breathing creates electrical activity in the human brain that enhances emotional judgments and memory recall. Published on medicalxpress.com on December 6, 2016.