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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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Anger And Aggression In The World (“Anger Is Poison” – Osho)

Lokesh reflects on his personal experience, on Osho’s teaching and on  living in a violent world on the brink of self-destruction..  Anger has never been a particularly big issue in my life, which does not mean I have not had … Continue reading

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Could Anyone, With The Right Application, Become A Satsang Giver? (Or: How To Spot A Phoney Spiritual Teacher?)

Frank recently found this critique online. Is the writer correct to declare that many teachers are phoneys, essentially actors just playing a part? Frank writes: Someone said this: “Giving satsangs and enlightenment-speak is something that can be learned, a social … Continue reading

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