Excerpts from a talk given by Vandana Shiva, well-known Indian physicist, thinker, author, environmental activist and food sovereignty advocate.
Inspiring 68 year-old woman desperately needed funds for her ailing husband and found a solution. Published on BBC, February 10, 2020.
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?
Osho speaks on the strength of women and how they had to live according to the philosophy of the male chauvinists for so long.
Excerpt from Devaraj’s book, ‘Ashram, ashram’: “Ed could think about a woman for literally years without saying a single word to her.”
Pratiksha Apurv’s recent exhibition highlights her journey into mysticism, writes Parul Leekha. Published in The Hindu, March 27, 2018
According to a scientific study, it seems that this phenomenon really exists. Anybody acquainted with close male relatives will say that they knew this all along.
Savita Devi is leading a group of 10 Dalit (formerly known as untouchable) women who have broken stereotypes by coming together to form a drum band. Published on BBC on October 2, 2017.
Every afternoon, the grandmothers of Phangane village wrap pink saris around themselves and slip abacuses and chalkboard into their backpacks. They are going to school. Satyaki Ghosh documented their journey. Published by BBC on March 8, 2017
“Man and woman attract each other; this mutual attraction stems from their desire to be united and one,” writes Sadhana in Asian Age on March 8, 2017
Review of Bruna Rotunno’s astounding photo book featuring women in Bali by Bhagawati: “This stunning photo book is homage to the entire female species.”
You always said that women are better than men as far as ruling and governing people is concerned. You said that they are better than men because their starting point is from the heart.
Some cults consider women to be superior to men, writes Rachel Hosie in The Independent, UK, on December 20, 2016
Why have you always emphasized that women are better than men in ruling and administration, taking care? Is that what you experience in your commune or is it only a theory?
In the highlands of West Sumatra, a man is considered a guest in his wife’s home, writes Rathina Sankari on BBC on September 22, 2016.
Ageh Bharti, an octogenarian, tirelessly travels around India to host Osho events. He reports from the latest occasion in Assam.
Reading books is tied to a longer life, according to a new report, writes Nicholas Bakalar in The New York Times on August 3, 2016
Osho, it has been said that violence is as American as apple pie. Why is the United States – a country that prides itself as a land of freedom – such a violent place? Is there a relation between violence in America and its so-called freedom?
Prem Geet reviews this brave, no-holds-barred documentary from 2009 that is currently broadcast on PBS in the USA. It is about Islam, feminism and change in a West Virginia Muslim community.
This is the story of an extraordinary uprising, a movement of 6,000 barely educated women labourers who took on one of the most powerful companies in the world.
Naina writes about Durga Puja, the worship of the mother goddess, one of the most important festivals of India.
Bible believers are beside themselves about the prospect that marriage norms and laws are changing, says Valeri Tarico at Raw Story.
It seems so unfortunate that existence had to give women this thing called menstruation every month.
Aristotle (ca. 384 BCE – 322 BCE), together with Socrates and Plato, laid much of the groundwork for western philosophy.
A sensitive portrayal of extraordinary women struggling to hold on to their extraordinary society filmed by Xiaoli Zhou and Brent E. Huffman, shown by PBS Frontline Broadcast.
Actress and UN Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson’s speech at the UN Headquarters in New York City, 21st September 2014.
Sammoda writes about Bodha’s (Chris Crowstaff) and his challenging work for a ‘Safe World for Women’.
Naina writes about one of the last remaining matrilineal societies on the planet in Meghalaya, one of the seven sister states of North-East India. Meghalaya means ‘the abode of clouds’ in Sanskrit and other Indo-Iranian languages.
The ladies shown here in a trailer for a BBC documentary on Channel 4 have an average age of 80. They are determined to look fabulous, have fun and redefine old age.
Dr. Jackson Katz is an educator, author, filmmaker and social theorist who has long been recognized as one of America’s leading anti-sexist male activists.
Singer and activist Sting talks about the meaning of manhood and the importance of incorporating also the female principles.
The so-called career path for awakening women can be an absolute disaster that smolders for years, smelling of napalm after the battle.
After one of Divya’s (aka Zulma Reyo) retreats on Feminine Mysteries, one of her students from Mexico made this emotive video.
The Daily Bhaskar, India, published on May 13, 2013 Osho’s view on women presented by showing photos of Osho with some of his female disciples.
V-Day on 14 February 2013 (and no, we don’t mean Valentines’s Day): preparations have begun across the globe.
You have mentioned in the past that the witches burned by the Christians knew, among other skills, how to hypnotize. It seems that in ancient Egypt too, hypnosis was practiced. It has even been suggested that Jesus was a skilled hypnotist. Was hypnosis once a respected form of healing? How did it evolve, and how did it fall into disrepute?
“Rape is one of the problems which is not so easy to decide and judge; there are so many complexities,” says Osho.
A woman never tells the truth about her age. I have told you that even on the point of a loaded gun you may perhaps become enlightened, but a woman will not reveal her age.
It is rare to see a photo or a book cover of Osho in any of the Indonesian newspapers or magazines. Last Sunday, there was a pleasant surprise that maybe heralds a new era.
Osho, Whatever Nansen meant when he requested “special treatment” for Joshu, apparently it didn’t mean Joshu moving into Lao Tzu House and having private, daily chats with the master.