Archive for Tag Archives: ' punya'

Obedience and Surrender

Final part of 'In the West': Shivananda continues his storytelling while Punya asks the questions.

Music Group in the bunker

Part three of 'In the West': Shivananda makes the best out his compulsory three weeks in the Swiss military service.

In the Swiss Army

Part two of chapter 'In the West': Shivananda is court-martialled when he shows up for the mandatory annual Swiss army service dressed in orange and wearing the mala.

“Go there and make money…”

Part one of Shivananda's next selection of short stories, 'In the West': here he talks about returning to Switzerland to find a job as Osho had told him to do.

Playing in no-mind space (2)

Karunesh answers Punya's questions about his favourite albums, the way he composes, how Osho has influenced his life and why he has chosen Hawaii as his home. (Part 2 of 2)

‘Flute Meditations’

Punya reviews Shastro's recently released album - live improvisations on bansuri, a string of jewels that takes one right inside.

In the flow and in the fire

An insider's account of an encounter group, with an unexpected transformation through processes that would appear horrifying when watched from the outside - by Shivananda.

That’s my name!

Shivananda takes sannyas in February 1978, and Osho gives him his new name.

A winding approach

On a mild autumn’s afternoon, in Corfu, Shivananda tells Punya how he came to Osho.

Experiences of an Osho disciple: ‘On The Edge’

Chaitanya Keerti and Kul Bhushan report on the launch of Punya’s book, held during the Guru Purnima Celebration at Osho Dham in Delhi.

Master’s Day in Rajneeshpuram

Punya recalls the events around one of the Master's Day celebrations in Rajneeshpuram. Excerpted from her book, 'On the Edge'.

On the Edge: Living with an Enlightened Master

A review by Roshani of 'On the Edge' by Yoga Punya. The book has been re-published in India and will be launched on 27th July on the occasion of the Guru Purnima Celebrations at [...]

Maybe something did happen to me

An excerpt from chapter 5 of Punya's 'On the Edge'. The scene: we are on a rattling bus driving from the Saswad commune down to the Pune ashram to have darshan with Osho.

Love Osho Podcast: Osho News Team

Swaram's podcasts continue: interviews with Bhagawati and (separately) with Punya on Osho's media coverage, his meditations and the music, how they came to Osho and, of course, [...]

OSHO Life and Vision

A contemporary new online information site about Osho, the creative result of a group of sannyasins who were with Osho from the seventies on, most of them working for his [...]

This is my Kevin!

Shivananda talks about his first trip to Africa and his adventures with his new, intrepid friend.

Dancing for Osho and his disciples

Gayan shares moments with Osho...showing robes and dancing in darshan...being a vehicle for Osho's energy. (Part 2 of 4)

Coping with the media coverage

An excerpt from Punya's book On the Edge recounting the time she was filing press clippings: "Most of my friends had no idea of what was going on in the media and would not have [...]

Lakes, dams and new buildings in a ‘non-existent’ town

On her second visit to Rajneeshpuram, Punya discovers the many changes that were made during her 9-month absence, and wonders how suddenly a city could be disincorporated and [...]

Craniosacral Biodynamics – Benefits and Accreditation

In this second part of the interview with Punya, Bhadrena talks about the benefits of this therapy method, about embryology and the advantages her students get thanks to the recent [...]

Love Osho – from London to Singapore

Swaram and Chetna, after many years of promoting Osho in London, are venturing to South-Asia. Punya asked them for updates about their move.

Remembering Laxmi

Several friends share moments with Laxmi.

The Reiki Concert

Sergio Taza's wonderful piano-playing comes to the fore in this album. A review by Punya.

‘Strength through Meditation’

An article published in the German weekly Stern on August 31, 2017, commented on by Punya.

That Haunting Sound

Flutist Manose answers questions at a gathering during the Gayatri Festival on Corfu in July 2016. "When I was eight, one night I heard a sound come from Boudhanath, the stupa [...]

Summer festival: colourful drive-by

Subodhi's photographs taken during the 1984 World Festival in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon.

Reiki on Fire

Author and Reiki Master Frank Arjava Petter talks to Punya about the impact his books have had in the Reiki world.

Not everybody is as courageous as Satyananda

As a tribute for Satyananda, a few excerpts from Punya’s book On the Edge related to him.

Poi Dancing for Fun and Centering

Punya meets Savitri and gets a taste of Poi dancing.

Gayatri Fund for Nepal

...to support ongoing relief and rebuilding efforts after last year's earthquakes.

Narendra with his Orange Tibetan Hat

Punya remembers working as a bus driver in Rajneeshpuram.

Satori Process combined with Creative Expression

Ganga talks to Punya about her passion.

To Be Available, That’s the Way to Go

Punya remembers the times when, together with Gayatri, she was running the Osho Meditation Centre in Geneva.

Retreats on the Riviera Maya

Shaida talks to Punya about her new business that organises events and meditation retreats in Tulum, Mexico, and further afield.

Meditating in Berlin is Cool

Punya visits the Osho Studio and meets Krisana and Ali.

Berlin Impressions

Notes from Punya's visit to the German capital.

Ozen Cocom Mexico: Creating a Paradise

Dhyanraj talks about the new project of Ozen Swami Rajneesh.

Aesthetic and Creative Eco-Design

Samudra's life as an eco-designer and environmental activist.

Crystals of Light

Sampatti talks to Punya about the inspiration and her ability to create energised crystals.

Flower Essences for the New Man

Sambhavya, creator of the Buddhafield Flower Essences, talks to Punya.

The Waterfall

Punya and Madhuri share their memories of Tamo-san.

On the Edge by Punya

Madhuri reviews Punya's recently released book about living with Osho.

An Unusual Trio

An excerpt from Punya's just published book, On the Edge.

“Nivedano, Beat the Drum!”

Nivedano talks to Punya about his life as a gardener and musician in Osho's communes.

In the Groove

Teerth talks to Punya about rhythm, drumming and playing for Osho.

Crystal Chakra Healing

Punya and Daya review the latest release by New Earth Records.

Mantra Love

Nitya and Ninad share their story about Mantra singing.

Doing, Doing, Doing

Five lines from Punya

Essence Work

Punya interviews Avikal about his work

Osho in the Press

Punya remembers the impact of Osho and his communes in the press.