Archive for Osho

Wherever My Sannyasins Meet, My Presence Will Be Felt

Beloved Osho, There are sannyasins living all over the world who feel a deep connection with you. However, on celebration days there is always that longing to be in your silent [...]

Osho Leaving His Body

A video compilation of photos from Osho's Death Celebration.

Jokes are dangerous

Osho answers a question from Anand Satyam.

Osho Speaks on Professor Dr. S. K. Saxena

Osho has spoken many times lovingly about Dr. S.K. Saxena, one of his professors at the University of Jabalpur during the 1950s.

Cry heartfully, let the tears flow

Osho says: "The problem is that, because you have repressed your tears of sadness, misery, pain — when you are joyful, rejoicing, then too your old repression continues; you go [...]

Non-Attachment

A Cup of Tea (88)

Move from the head to the heart

Osho about the Heart: "The heart is always true. And the head is never true."

Enjoy all climates, all moods of nature

The parable of God and the farmer, from the series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Man Has Always Been The Same

Q: Looking at myself and others here, is it possible there have been others like us - such as Buddha's disciples? Were they amazed and did they find themselves laughing at how [...]

A Gathering of Friends

In view that Osho Chairs are now being established, we are publishing a discourse Osho gave on December 23, 1967 in Lonavala, India.

Nature is Wild

Mukta was my gardener in Poona.

The Agony May Be Great

Q: If the whole history of the world were condensed into one year, with us standing at the end of that vast year, it would look something like this:

I Laugh in My Room

Beloved Master, After two years here, I had heard Bodhidharma's laughter. I never heard him again. Is he still around?

Alexander meets Diogenes…Twice!

Osho tells a rare account of a second meeting between Alexander and Diogenes, published here in the series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Laughter is the very essence of religion

Osho talks on Laughter: "The whole play of existence is so beautiful that laughter can be the only response to it."

The Nine Adepts of Ashoka… Are Still Working

Ashoka created a group which is still existing - a group of nine persons. Whenever a person dies, another replaces him, so the group still continues.

Woman Has to Contribute More to Life

Beloved Master, You always said that women are better than men as far as ruling and governing people is concerned. You said that they are better than men because their starting [...]

I Would like Women to Take Power

Beloved Master, Why have you always emphasized that women are better than men in ruling and administration, taking care? Is that what you experience in your commune or is it only [...]

The Mysterious Begging-Bowl

Osho speaks on the ways of the world to fill the inner vacuum, in the series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

A Beautiful Christmas Card

Beloved Master, I am seventy now, but still the sexual urge is there. What should I do?

Give Science a Chance

Beloved Osho, My fear around your vision of the birth of the new man through test-tubes and genetic engineering comes not from the technology itself, but from fear of who might [...]

A Rare Woman Attains to Enlightenment

Osho speaks on acceptance and the Buddhist nun Rengetsu in the series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

The Three Stages of Enlightenment

This question has been hovering in me for years. A few times you have talked around it, but this has mystified me more, so please enlighten.

Conscious Love

When you fall in love with a person, you feel very, very happy. This is a drug.

Six Blind Men in Search of the Nature of an Elephant

"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 [...]

Osho’s 1001 Tales to his Nani – A Finger Pointing to the Moon

Introduction to a new series compiled by Shanti, to be published weekly.

They Had No Consciousness

We can learn much, seeing what is happening, and then we can think introspectively about other civilizations which have disappeared, either through war or through calamities which [...]

All Our Games Are Childish

Man is so miserable, that he wants to forget his misery in any kind of entertainment, howsoever stupid it may look to those who have a little intelligence. 

Live The Moment

Osho explains in a darshan a meditation that helps to be in the herenow.

Indra’s Net

You can go on moving backwards, and you will find everything that has happened in existence up to now, had to happen for you to happen.

16. In Memory of Alan Watts

How many books have I talked about in the P.P.S? Hmmm? "Forty, Osho." Forty? "Yes, Osho."

You Are a Part of the Cosmic Consciousness

What exists? There are so  many layers. If one is only aware of the surface, then matter exists. Matter is the surface of existence.

Gratitude to the Whole

Gramya: I would like to ask about prayer, because I was taught as a child to pray and the prayer was of thanksgiving.

The Whole Trinity is There

Neeraj is going back to Devon, England. She is unsure whether to spend her time travelling around England, or starting a meditation centre where she lives.

The Soviet Union Cannot Stop Because America Will Go Ahead

So now scientists are almost in the hands of the politicians. ... The world has to be one, and it has to be governed by creative people, not by politicians.

15. I Am Waiting For You To Rise A Little Higher

Okay. The first book I am going to talk about in this P.P.S. is one nobody would think I would ever talk about.

Know Your Thoughts

A Cup of Tea (85)

Just Witnessing – Not Interfering, Not Even Judging

Q: You say the whole world is a mess. What is it that you're trying to create in man, in the world?

Energy Enjoys itself Playing

Osho speaks on 'Play / Leela': "God is playing; he is not engaged in work..."

To Read Wittgenstein is Really an Experience

Osho: "Of this century I consider Ludwig Wittgenstein the most important philosopher."

He Has Never Been Lost

A Cup of Tea (84).

Journalists Should Not Be Afraid Of Anybody

Beloved Osho, What is healthy journalism? Can journalism survive on positive news? Please explain your vision on the responsibility of the media.

You Can Change Only The Individual

Beloved Osho, The longing for a better life, for a utopia, has been constantly in man's mind since he became aware of his consciousness. On the other hand he became more and more [...]

14. Please Don’t Freak Out, Freak In

I have come to know, Devageet, that you freaked out this morning. Once in a while freaking is a good exercise, but freaking out I don't support.

The State of No-Thought

A Cup of Tea (83).

Every Planet Has To Die One Day

Prem Gaffar, a new sannyasin, says: "I've started to stand off and observe things and it looks as if... people are destroying themselves... The world is destroying itself."

River of Love

Sarito has just come too; he's the architect from America. He is grey-haired, has glasses; his energy feels young, in touch.

A Disidentification with the Past

Having given sannyas to a man from England, the twin brother of a sannyasin, Osho explained the meaning of his name - Anand Bhagwata - to him, and then went on to talk about the [...]