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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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Do We Create Our Own Reality?

Lokesh offers some sceptical thoughts on a belief  that’s commonly held and taught in psycho-spiritual circles. “Don’t become a prisoner of your own reality, set yourself free by creating a life worth living.” ― Steven Redhead, Keys to Creating Your Reality “Whatever … Continue reading

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