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Worldwide support for Julian Assange continues. In London this week, John Pilger joined Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters at a rally outside the Home Office.
Julian Assange’s recent arrest in London, UK, is being widely reported in the media, writes Bhagawati. (The article includes a video-interview by journalist, author and documentary filmmaker, John Pilger.)
Q: Today at the lecture you extolled the virtues of Hasidism. But if they are so praiseworthy, so full of feeling of brotherhood, etc., why do they exclude women from their religious practices, and particularly their ecstatic religious dancing?
The relentless hunting-down plans for WikiLeaks’ publisher are again coming to a head. His ongoing persecution is widely seen as a threat for freedom of speech. But not enough is being done to support him, and the nature of the charges against him are not transparent.
Osho answers a question about why he has come to earth, and says, “My whole message is to see the truth, to see the hell that ego creates in the name of perfection, uniqueness – and to let it drop.”
If we want transformation to happen, it can take place in a moment. Just one moment of will, of complete determination is enough. writes Naina in The Sentinel, Assam, on June 24, 2018.
Osho answers the question: Osho, you are quoted as being here to proclaim a new tradition, not to perpetuate the old. Why is this, and how do you see the future?
Sifu Freddie Lee, a Kung Fu teacher and practitioner, speaks about Osho’s impact on him and the message given out by the media.
In a Hindi discourse, Osho answers a question by the late Om Prakash Saraswati after listening to the first discourse on the Gita of Ashtavakra: “These words are of the sky. These words come from the homeland, come from that from which source we all come, the source to which we must return.”
Osho explains to a new disciple that the people who come to a master can be divided into four categories.
Osho states about his message: “Its universality means that it is the foundational doctrine of existence,” and that “truth is absolutely uncompromising.”
Osho says, “You will be surprised to know that they were not ordinary fools, they were some of the wisest men in the country.” From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
“All asking is unnecessary, because whatsoever answer I give to you is really there inside you. I only make it apparent. I help it to surface in you,” says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
We should follow our heart and love our life as a precious gift of God, not to be wasted for superficial and imaginary goals, writes Keerti in The Asian Age on February 17, 2017.
Iam Saums on the overwhelming power of the media – and a reminder to claim our own power and distinguish ourselves from societal fear, prejudice, propaganda and vanity.
A statue featuring Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning has been unveiled in Berlin, Germany.
Q: Osho, Dolly Diddee showed me a passage from one of your earlier books where you say that no saint is against any other saint, and that they deliberately speak against each other to drive away people who are not suited to them and to push their buttons.
Osho, Are all the journalists blind? Can’t they see the truth? Why are they continuously spreading lies about you?
People are locked into thought patterns. It’s been sculpted by social engineers and reinforced by false education, drugs and adulterated food and water for decades.
More and more wake-up calls are reaching us. More and more individuals speak up. Here’s Abby Martin (of Russia Today, US Edition) taking a look back at Plato’s ‘Allegory of the Cave’ and its application to today’s society.
Zen Gardner looks at the ongoing changes and shifts that are having an incredible impact on humanity, bringing about much needed change in consciousness. Also included is a short talk by David Icke.