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Ways Through The Corona Crisis (Part One)

We’re inundaed with news, warnings and predictions about the threat from the Covid-19 pandemic, with as yet no definitive idea of how long it’ll last. There’s plenty of good advice circulating but what about a practical spiritual perspective? To get … Continue reading

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Meditation, Mindfulness and The Fundamental Cause of The Pandemic?

Frank found an article proposing Mindfulness practice as a key resource for getting through the current pandemic.  While another correspondent, “Jewels”, offers a radical explanation for the fundamental cause of this crisis. First, Frank: “I found this online: https://www.mindful.org/how-mindfulness-can-help-you-navigate-the-coronavirus-panic/ Do the … Continue reading

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The Mysteries of Synchronicity

According to Wikipedia, Jung said that events are “meaningful coincidences” if they occur with no causal relationship yet seem to be meaningfully related. During his career, Jung furnished several different definitions of it, defining synchronicity as an “acausal connecting (togetherness) principle,” “meaningful coincidence”, … Continue reading

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Remembering Past Lives

Frank reflects on this controversial topic. There has been some talk about past lives on SN of late. I believe this was triggered by some other online stories about Osho recognising his “past-life mother” back in the day. That particular … Continue reading

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“The Joy Of Shedding Their Chains” – The Heyday Of Pune One

The media has often painted a luridly sensationalist, negative picture of ‘the world of Osho’, terming Sannyas “a cult”, the master “the sex guru”, and highlighting the psychotic excesses of Sheela & co. during the Ranch period. But here’s an … Continue reading

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