Archive for 1001 Tales
"People are trying different methodologies, practising a thousand and one things, to get out. And in fact they are out." says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
'Buddha [knew] it was possible to attain here in this house, because it has nothing to do with forest or with town, with family or with ashram... It is available everywhere,' [...]
"First, recite the sutra; second, understand intellectually; third, give a sign that you have lived it. These are the three stages," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled [...]
"Man has not evolved much. The real man is born only when your inner monkey completely disappears, utterly disappears," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
"One has to be capable sometimes of not being kind. Great kindness is capable of being kind and of not being kind, both." says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
Buddha says, "That which I have said is only like the few leaves in my hand. And that which I have not said is like the dry leaves in this forest." Osho explains, "The Master will [...]
"Ananda said, ’Master, the question is the same, but you answer so differently, you answer so contradictorily, that we have become puzzled, confused,’" says Osho. From our [...]
"Each individual is so unique, so incomparably unique, that there is no way to judge who is normal and who is abnormal," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
"If you can live in the present, the taste is tremendously sweet. This is the way to live, this is the only way to live – otherwise you will not be living," states Osho. From [...]
Osho talks on the three types of hearing. "Let it be known once and forever: I am not interested in the crowd, I am interested only in individuals. And you have to show your [...]
"The new man, he will be complete, entire, acquainted with the outside world and acquainted with the inside world as well," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by [...]
"Seeking truth in scriptures, seeking truth in philosophies, is looking at the reflection." From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
"Conflict you have always been in. Now try accord. And suddenly you will see – the whole meaning changes. Then you are no more in antagonism with nature," says Osho. From our [...]
"All asking is unnecessary, because whatsoever answer I give to you is really there inside you. I only make it apparent. I help it to surface in you," says Osho. From our series [...]
"The mind is very cunning. Everybody’s mind is the mind of the Jew. ‘Jew’ is not a race; it is the innermost core of all minds," says Osho about this 'joke'. From our series [...]
"If you ever want to get out of the mind - and without it there is no possibility of your inner growth - then, 'Judge ye not,'" says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by [...]
"Your saints cannot be innocents because their goodness is forced too much; their goodness is already ugly. Their goodness is managed, controlled, cultivated, it is not innocent," [...]
"Remember that your understanding is shown in every way, and if you watch correctly, your very watchfulness will take you to a further step." From our series 1001 Tales, compiled [...]
"Turn each opportunity of life into meditation. Do it fully aware, alert, watchful, witnessing," says Osho while commenting on Zen master Ikkyu's question. From our series 1001 [...]
"Why are you searching outside for the bliss that you have lost within?" asks Rabia about whom Osho says, "Rabia al-Adawiyya is one of the rarest women in the whole human history." [...]
"You cannot hoard flowers, that is one of the most beautiful things about flowers," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
"People look into books, find out fragments, make philosophies out of fragments. That's how all the religions have evolved, and all the theologies and all the philosophies. They [...]