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.”
Beech trees are bullies and willows are loners, says forester Peter Wohlleben, author of a new book claiming that trees have personalities and communicate via a below-ground ‘woodwide web’, writes Tim Lusher in The Guardian. Published on September 12, 2016.
“Now this is a totally different approach… There is no fight between the man and the tree, there is a friendship. This is absurd for a Western mind,” states Osho.
A man who lives a natural and a meditative life may not need any of the therapies available in the modern world, writes Keerti in The Asian Age. Published on May 1, 2018
Osho comments on a beautiful parable in the Upanishads. “The deepest core of being is non-being. The foundation of isness is nothingness.” “Life and death are not two things but two wings – two wings of the same phenomenon.” From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
As meat consumption skyrockets, German writers and philosophers Peter Wohlleben and Richard David Precht insist that animals – and plants – have feelings, too, writes Antar Marc.
Osho talks on the topic of ‘trees’ and tells the story of the Taoist woodcutter: “Either man has to turn back and drop the Western aggressive attitude or man has to get ready to say goodbye to this planet. ”
Petra Huber’s photographs of olive trees and others that grow on the Greek island Corfu. “Trees give me a feeling of peace and protection…”
“All civilizations live through beliefs and faith,” explains Osho. From ‘Hidden Mysteries’, Ch 2, Part 9 of 9.
Trees are the real givers as they are the most spiritually-advanced beings on earth, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle on February 27, 2017.
Naina interviews and writes about the life of Jadav ‘Molai’ Payeng, an exceptional and compassionate man who surrendered his life to giving.
Meera participates in the Osho Golden Childhood Tour 2016, visiting the places where Osho grew up, studied and gave lectures as a professor.
After hearing from Veena about the walnut trees at Song Mountain in China, Dhiren was inspired to create this poem.
Thimmakka is not a book-inspired environmentalist. She did not go to school or get any formal education. She worked as a labourer and like most voiceless Indian women, took life head-on for survival.
A very touching and profound story of a young traveler meeting Elzeard Bouffier, who took it on himself to plant tree seeds in a desolate area in France.
Naina explores the history of the wood apple, a fruit tree native to the Indian subcontinent and considered as being very sacred.
A video tribute to what has been lost in the development of a Pilot truck stop along the banks of the North Llano River in Junction, Texas.
Syracuse University professor and contemporary artist Sam Van Aken spent nine years growing a single tree. At TEDxManhattan, he introduces his work and art, combining sophisticated technology with traditional modes of art-making.
Q: When I heard you say that you wanted a hundred of us enlightened as soon as possible, I wondered why a hundred?
A heinous serial bomb blast took place at the serene Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya on early Sunday morning, July 07, 2013.
Tucked away in the foothills of the Piedmont Alps in Northern Italy is Damanhur, an eco-society based on ethical and spiritual values.
What many of us have experienced directly has now been scientifically validated – as Matthew Silverstone shows in his recently published book, ‘Blinded by Science’.