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“This paper is not a mere newspaper; it is a messenger. So you have to keep alert that it beats with my heart, that it keeps in tune with me, that it does not lose contact with my vision. If you simply want it to be a newspaper, then my name should be removed from it. Then you can collect all kinds of stupid things that are happening around the world – murders, suicides, wars, and certainly you will be selling better…. Our concern is not sensational, but to spread the message. And anything that you can find in the world happening which supports the message, choose it, but the message remains your criterion…. Now, you have to use your ability of expression to make that vision available to as many people as possible. That will be your creativity.”

Osho, The Last Testament, Vol. 3, Chapter #24

Give Yourself the Best Present There Is
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Give Yourself the Best Present There Is

What is driving this insane obsession to keep moving round and round in circles, like a complete ring of ants on a plate, just following the ant in front till they drop? Unless we can understand what keeps us moving towards oblivion, we will never discover how to stop. It is pretty clear that our...

When the Shoe Fits, the Foot Is Forgotten
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When the Shoe Fits, the Foot Is Forgotten

At the airport check-in counter, a VIP was yelling at the gate guard, ” How dare you to stop me? You don’t know who I am!” One hears this angry outburst often when someone feels insulted or neglected. Why this constant need to reaffirm yourself that you are somebody? People need continuous feedback from others...

Talking to the Sky
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Talking to the Sky

Talking to the sky looks like madness. We have seen mentally derailed people roaming around, talking to nobody,  and we feel sorry for them. But wait a minute.  If done consciously, this can be a wonderful remedy to regain your emotional balance and feel relaxed. For centuries Christian believers have been going to church and...

Relax into No-Thingness
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Relax into No-Thingness

Watch the gap between two things, two breaths, two thoughts…. Shrini was a  brilliant young man with many skills, but somehow he could not complete his studies of engineering. He dropped out in the last year. And once he lost his confidence it was very difficult for him to gear it up again. Parents and...

Going on a Real Holiday?
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Going on a Real Holiday?

The itch to go on a holiday is quite a modern phenomenon. Particularly since so many of us became stressed workaholics. How can we make sure our holidays, including all the usual travel involved, are not also stressful! The word holiday comes from the Old English word hāligdæg (hālig “holy” + dæg “day”). The word...

Get Recycled with Meditation: Stay Young
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Get Recycled with Meditation: Stay Young

When people walk in through the magnificent gates  of the Osho International Meditation Resort they are struck by the ageless faces of people walking around. The grace in their walk, the  shine of happiness in their eyes is unbelievable. They invariably ask, ” Why don’t we see any old people here. Is this place for...

Be Alone and Together in Love
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Be Alone and Together in Love

Remember this beautiful song from the seventies? “Love is in the air, everywhere I look around Love is in the air, every sight and every sound And I don’t know if I’m being foolish, don’t know if I’m being wise… ‘ The crooning voice of John Paul Young is the voice of everybody’s yearning for...

Books by Osho Burned by the Catholic Church
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Books by Osho Burned by the Catholic Church

Attack on Literature Draws Outrage From Around the Globe Warsaw, Poland: What sounded originally like an April Fool’s Day joke turned out to be a serious and real event – in the year 2019! On Sunday after mass, a group of Catholic priests, accompanied by altar boys (who probably had no choice to refuse participation...

Meditate Every Day – It Really Makes a Difference!
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Meditate Every Day – It Really Makes a Difference!

Regular meditation does make a difference, especially in this digital age. In a recent article for the New York Times entitled ‘You Should Meditate Every Day,’ Opinion Columnist Farhad Manjoo, a technology journalist for nearly 20 years and a tech devotee even longer, says it’s the best way he’s found to keep digital monsters at...

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