Posts Tagged ‘life’

Flowers at OSHO, Pune – Day 5 – Multiversity time

Posted on September 27th, 2008 by Jim

Before I share another maroon robed meditation session first up is my first OSHO Multiversity course I attended which revealed even more about this place. I’d recommend a cup of tea as this article is my largest yet at GO! Smell the flowers at 2,669 words. It needs sharing as the plot thickens as I am intent on writing a true account of my experience here, good, bad, indifferent or no-mind as OSHO might say.

Down at the Zorba the Buddha cafe I devoured my papaya, herbal tea and paratha breakfast alone, probably not as zenned up as the others due to me watching 3 Sopranos episodes cooked up in my room the previous night. So be it, I wasn’t down with the kids – or in the moment with them. As I sat back and watched I noticed symbols of western life that I assumed would be either banned or inappropriate – Mobile phones, ipods and even a lap top – all of which I’d brought with me of course but left in my room. Whatever would OSHO say? Here he is preaching about the flowering of love……

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He mentions flowers! Time to get to class – I’d signed up for……..

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Go on Turn Left or Right?

Posted on September 26th, 2008 by A/C

Well the last few posts have been dare I say it a bit Doom and Gloomy.

There you are sorry if I offend any sensitivity, harsh language like this is rarely used, but they did get me thinking.

Most of you would know what a huge Dr Who Fan I am, Yes sad isn’t it here I am in my very early twenti…thir…oh alright, forties totally hanging for the New Harry Potter flick and the next Season of the DR (“hmmmm David Tennent“) to grace our screens (“I serious think I need to get out more”).

Next thing you know they will start showing episodes of Catweasel I love that program, anyway I digress, what I was referring, “Oh yes“, On one of my favourite Dr episodes Donna Noble is persuaded to enter into a Gypsy fortune tellers tent. she has this giant bug attached to her back and is sent back to the time which was pinnacle in her meeting the Dr.

The program showed how a simple event such as deciding to Left or Right can have dramatic life altering effect on you and those around you.

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GO! Get Healed

Posted on September 25th, 2008 by Emma

What did you do last weekend? Or does it seem a distant memory?

My weekend was one that I will never forget.

I attended a basic course, learning about Pranic Healing. It was two days of mind blowing revelations.

Over the two days, I witnessed pains disappearing, physically felt the transference of energy and saw the dramatic effects of this powerful healing.

So what is it?

Pranic healing is an ancient science which uses prana or ki or life energy to heal the whole physical body. It involves the manipulation of energy of the patient’s body.

Have you experienced meeting people who made you feel tired, sleepy, and even depressed after talking with them? Or meeting people who energise you and make you feel good only a few minutes after meeting them? Then you have experienced energy transfers from a higher level to a lower level.

Is this just mumbo jumbo or is there something in it? Take a look at this video and see for yourselves.

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As the evidence of the effectiveness mounts, more and more traditional medical doctors are turning to Pranic Healing as another tool in the treatment of illness and disease.

Pranic Healing is not intended to replace orthodox medicine, but rather to complement it. If symptoms persist or the ailment is severe, you are encouraged to consult a medical doctor and a certified pranic healer.

‘Think twice before you open your mouth. Words are like bullets. They are loaded with

‘emotional gunpowder.

Master Choa Kok Sui the founder of Pranic Healing

Whether you believe in Pranic Healing or not, how can you affect your own environment to enhance well-being ?

GO! Find Life’s Gifts

Posted on September 18th, 2008 by Emma

With the summer over – if in fact it really began –  I am realizing what an incredible few months it has been. Many high points and also a few low points.

One thing that happened to put life into perspective was the death of my close friend’s beloved son, Christer Jebsen.

Beautiful Christer

Beautiful Christer

He was killed in a tragic road accident. A young 20 year old life snuffed out instantly with no warnings and no good byes.

The following words have been taken and adapted from an email sent out by his mother days after his death.

Christer lived his life to the fullest. He died too young but he really, really lived, every minute, every day of his life. Two weeks before he died, he told his mother that if he were to die now, he would have no regrets.

Living Life
Living Life

He had accomplished so much and was so grateful. They talked about how much more there was for him and he knew that. Yet he was full of appreciation of what he had experienced and accomplished in his life so far.

Christer died doing what he loved the most. Getting his adrenaline kick from riding his 1200 ccm Kawasaki. It was his choice. A choice his family did not agree with, but he was free to choose. And they respected that choice.

Christer was an amazing big brother, leaving behind 5 brothers and one sister. They are shattered and heart broken.

Through out the whole group of his friends there is a new awareness to treasure life and make better choices.

My belief is that no matter how bad, there are always gifts somewhere if we chose to look. We are already living in one of the gifts – being alive. Christer’s life was a precious gift to his family. His death has highlighted the gifts that can come from such heartbreaking tragedy. By looking at the gifts that he has left behind also gives a higher sense of honour to his death. The precious days that I spent with his family after the accident, wrapped in love and sharing treasured memories are a gift that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

I Did Not Die
I Did Not Die

I hope that what Christer has left behind, inspires and guides others in their choices.

We are all free to choose how we live our life. What gifts do we give and receive along the way? And what gifts are we ignoring?

Go On….Who’s a naughty Aussie??? :)

Posted on September 14th, 2008 by A/C

There has been a few calls in the comments for an Ask Aussie forum. This does sound intriguing and interesting, so in response to this ongoing request I am going to impart a little of what i have learnt. If you would like the forum then let us know in the comments, lol…

Over the past few months, Aussie namely me has been undergoing quite the shift in perspective. Its funny how events and people can have that effect.

Life has certainly been a rollercoaster and health has not been least of it. However life as it is has been teaching many lesson over these months and if I look back.. putting on my glasses.. it has been for a very long time back.

It is funny how you dont realise these things until well after the fact and long after you needed to know.
An Accumilation of knowledge on which to draw from in the future. The only down side is generally if we have any sense we dont encounter the same situation so never have to use this wealth of knowledge anyway.

So in the interest of the general public (you) and Humanity as a whole I am have decided to share a little of my knowledge.

I have a full list on display at Aussie Cynic so stop over and gain some useful knowlegde which should help you in your daily lives.

Here is a few of favourites to inspire you in your day to day duties until you stop in check out the rest….

If at first you dont succeed, Avoid Skydiving.

Have you ever lent somebody $20 and never seen them again. It was probably worth it.

Remember no one is listening until you fart.

Never forget you are unique. Just like everyone else.

Don’t worry it only seems Kinky the first time.

There are two theories on how to win an arguement with a woman. Neither work

Before you run to read the rest of Aussie’s Words of Wisdom, Life Altering, Guru like insight into life Universe and everything, why not impart some words of wisdom you have learnt over the years..

I can correct it later for any errors.. :)

Come on now is your chance this is the internet after all and the world is waiting and reading… enjoy..

The only wasted day is one with NO laughter

100 things to do before you die, dies

Posted on September 4th, 2008 by Jim

Dave Freeman, an advertising agency executive who co-wrote “100 Things to Do Before You Die,” an adventure-seeking and often unconventional travel guide that personified the way he lived his life, died last month aged 47.

Freeman died Aug. 17 after falling and hitting his head at his home in Venice, said his father, Roy. Released in 1999, “100 Things” was one of the first contemporary books to create a travel agenda based on 100 sites and then market it with a title that reminded mortal readers that time was limited. Reminded us of the film the bucket list and part of the ethos behind smelling the flowers, while you still can with our ‘one journey – many discoveries’ approach:

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“This life is a short journey,” the authors wrote. “How can you make sure you fill it with the most fun and that you visit all the coolest places on earth before you pack those bags for the very last time?”

BUT we ask you – is extensive travel a way of enriching your life or is it an excuse to avoid knuckling down to ’life’ and getting on with it? Do tell – all types welcomed, stay at home or well travelled and feel free to share your top things you’d like to do.

GO! Juggle your life!

Posted on August 22nd, 2008 by Jim

Ever feel like you’ve got too much going on in your life or are you balancing everything quite nicely thank you very much?

How do you keep things ticking over and keep your eye on the right ball without going insane?  

Do tell!

Go think outside the square

Posted on July 8th, 2008 by A/C

My friend sent me this the other day… and given the interesting posts of late, everything from UFO’s to tattoos to fashion travesties, the one thing all these topics show us is the diversity of opinions and cultures. The way one person sees life is not always the way another person sees it.

Sometimes we are shown this in the most unlikely places…


One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live.
They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family.
On their return from their trip, the father asked his son, “How was the trip?”
“It was great, Dad.”
“Did you see how poor people live?” the father asked.
“Oh yeah,” said the son.
“So, tell me, what did you learn from the trip?” asked the father.
The son answered:
“I saw that we have one dog and they had four.
We have a pool that reaches to the middle of our garden and they have a creek that has no end.
We have imported lanterns in our garden and they have the stars at night.
Our patio reaches to the front yard and they have the whole horizon.
We have a small piece of land to live on and they have fields that go beyond our sight.
We have servants who serve us, but they serve others.
We buy our food, but they grow theirs.
We have walls around our property to protect us, they have friends to protect them.”
The boy’s father was speechless.
Then his son added, “Thanks Dad for showing me how poor we are.”

Life is all about how you see it, how do you measure success and wealth, the balance in you bank account or is it raising a family, sharing good times with friends or is just being content within yourself?

Success and wealth is all about what matters to you!

GO! Articulate what you do!

Posted on March 10th, 2008 by Jim

Can you clearly articulate what you do for a living?

A great test is to imagine you’re in a life / elevator and someone asks you. You’ve 10 seconds to tell them, bottom line!

Here is a life coaches attempting to articulate what his profession is:

Professional comments welcomed right here! Bottom line – what do you do for a living?

GO! Get my Book – and only Pay What YOU Like!

Posted on March 4th, 2008 by god

Get the Life you Love and Live it

Arvind here, fresh from a day of early March sunshine – it seems like it is already Spring!

To mark the new season of hope and fresh beginnings, I am running a special offer for my book “Get the Life you Love and Live it” – you only pay what YOU like, plus postage and packing……

GO! Get your copy today

The book usually retails for £9.99 (U.S $20) plus postage, but you can now get it for whatever price you wish to pay plus postage, anywhere in the world. You simply pay what you feel the book is worth to you.

(Keep it quiet, but apart from the postage, you can even get it for FREE!)

So why am I making this offer?

I feel I am now back in the swing of things after a few months of grieving, rest, reflection and recuperation and it is time to celebrate life with renewed vigour and energy. This is my way of giving something back to the people out there who have been so supportive of me over the last few difficult months.

Also, I really believe in the value my book offers, and I want to spread my message and work as widely as possible. My intention is that a lot of people will benefit from this book – and will also get it for their family and friends.

Time to make things happen – and do please help me spread the word.

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