Osho Bookshop, was inaugurated in Surat, commonly known as the diamond city in the state of Gujarat, on October 03, 2010. The shop was inaugurated by Swami Anand Swabhava, where more than 700 sannyasins and lovers of Osho gathered to celebrate its opening.
The ambience of the shop is meditative and a beautiful gathering place for sannyasins which also serves as an information centre and provides facility for demonstration of Osho meditation techniques. It houses Osho books in Hindi, Gujarati and English, Audio-Video discourses, robes and gift items.
The Bookshop is a gift to Osho lovers and sannyasins by Osho Lotus, a foundation of Osho Sannyasins in Surat that organizes Osho related activities i.e. Exhibitions, Camps, Events & Celebrations in and around Surat.
Osho Lotus is very soon launching a portal for online shopping and information on future meditation camps and events.
As a part of the 19th Commonwealth games, held at New Delhi from October 3rd to 14th, a series of music concerts were organized in various tourist attractions of the city such as Dilli Haat, Qutub Minar, Connaught Place etc. The Green Concerts were held as part of the ‘Low Carbon Campaign’, organised in association with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF).
Chinmaya Dunster, Ma Anand Richa, Sandeep Srivastava, SangitOm, Prabodh Prem, Shambhu, Lalit, Mohit, Dharma Samarpan performed on October 04 and 05 at Dilli Haat, Pitampura, Delhi. The concert created a great atmosphere and was very well acknowledged and applauded by not only Osho friends but also by the public present at the venue.
Chinmaya Dunster has been involved in awareness-raising projects since the filming of his first multi-media event ‘Concert for India’s Environment’ in 2004. This year, in February, his aim was to promote caring for our beautiful planet with the ‘Green Ragas‘ event at the British Council in New Delhi with singer Sandeep Srivastav and musicians from India, Greece and UK.
For those who have never visited Dilli Haat, it is an Indian crafts and food bazaar and a great shopping experience for those who love Indian ethnic products.
Swami Satya Vedant, is in the US, facilitating meditation events various parts of the country. For all the seekers in New York , Philadelphia and Connecticut, a 3 days Osho meditation camp was organized by Osho Sadhana Centre, from September 24 to 26.
Swami Vedant then traveled to Atlanta to conduct a 3 –day meditation retreat at Lake Acworth from October 01 to 03 in a beautiful fall weather.
The next destination was Chicago where Swami Vedant led the group of meditators into silence and celebration.
Swami Vedant will be traveling further to Seattle and Dallas, before returning to India.