Archive for Discourses

We Are Made Of Music

All the Upanishads begin with aum; aum means the primordial sound. [...]

When You Reach The Seventh Chakra

When you came to say farewell to Dadaji on the podium in Buddha Hall, suddenly the area where you and Dadaji's body were became like a film. You both seemed to be without substance. [...]

We Are Only Standing On One Leg

Osho speaks on the Hindu mythology about the history of consciousness... [...]

The World Was Never Created, There Was No Beginning

Q: You said the other day that no one is interested any more in questions like "who created the universe?" but a recent edition of 'Time Magazine' devoted considerable space to an article entitled "In the [...]

Animals Are Part Of The Cosmic Whole

Animals should be loved, should be respected, because somewhere at some time they will also reach to the same consciousness as you. [...]

He Has Attained

Osho speaks on Swami Anand Maitreya. [...]

The Mob Mind

You say: Osho, please, has a group a kind of unique soul beyond individuals? [...]

Shiva Went On Making Love

Let me tell you one story, one of the very daring and courageous stories. Such a courageous story is possible only in India. Not today's India, because today's India has become very cowardly. [...]

Create Your Own Happiness

The first question: “Happiness is not being smart enough to know what to worry about.” Please comment. [...]

A Network of Invisible Forces

Q: When I heard you say that you wanted a hundred of us enlightened as soon as possible, I wondered why a hundred? [...]

Escaping into Reality

Q: When I dropped my job as a political reporter in order to come to Poona, some of my friends who are engaged in the struggle against atomic war, atomic power, destruction of the environment, the [...]

I Know Swabhav From His Very Beginning

Q: You made me altogether confused and lethargic. I am like mad. At the moment I feel no trust even. Now tell me what should I do? Where should I go? [...]

My Mind Is Just A Mechanism

Q: Osho, why is it that one becomes so attached to the physical peculiarities of a master: his beauty, his gentleness, his language, his mispronunciation - so that alongside the awe and respect he inspires there [...]

With Innocent Eyes

Osho talks on poetry. As an example he takes a haiku by Basho and a poem by Tennyson. [...]

Osho Speaks on Artificial Intelligence

Osho, My friend, who has a PhD. in computing, and whose thesis was on ‘artificial intelligence’, says that man is a biochemical computer and nothing more. [...]

You Can’t Get There From Here

The third question is a beautiful story from Devateertha: [...]

Each Sannyasin Has To Be My Successor

Nobody should try to make any guidelines for the future. [...]

Every Child’s Original Face is the Face of God

Ukrainian film maker Sergey Strizhak presents Osho's discourse with beautiful faces of children and gentle meditative music. [...]

The Great Death

Our beloved Master, Dogen continues: [...]

You Have Been With Me From Your Very Childhood

Osho answers a question by Narendra Bodhisattva. [...]

Your Body Is A Dynamo

You have said that much energy is needed to achieve the inner alchemy. [...]

Death is the Greatest Mystery

Osho, I am afraid of death, yet at the same time it has an incredible attraction for me. What does it mean? [...]

The Nature of Consciousness

Would you define and discuss the nature of consciousness? How does consciousness relate to ego? [...]

Lingam in Yoni, Sun in Moon

Let me tell you one story, one of the very daring and courageous stories. [...]

When Are You Going To Understand Me?

I have heard, a man in an orange robe entered the Vrindavan juice bar, barged up to the front of the line, and demanded tea and cake. [...]

Mysterious are the Ways of the Mind

In the East much has been worked out, much has been done to understand the ego, much probing has been done. [...]

Mosquitoes are Ancient Meditators

The whole of existence, The birds, beasts, flowers and air call for our stillness, Our meditation. All except one small insect, This winged parasite This buzzing disturber This mosquito. Is he the devil? [...]

Become the Taste

"When eating or drinking, become the taste of the food or drink, and be filled." [...]

Vegetarianism is a By-product of Meditation

Why are all your disciples vegetarian? [...]

Osho Speaks on Vegetarian Food

You were just talking about food, and now in the West food is a big cult. It's one of the things coming in as a basis of spirituality. [...]

Surrendering to the Birds

Osho, a master surrendering to the birds! Thanks for the lesson. [...]

I am Not Leaving Anything to Anybody

Osho Day: 19 January 2014 [...]

The Written Word is almost Hypnotic

That is part of the human mind: anything written and people believe it. [...]

A Master is the Whole Universe in Miniature

In fact in the spiritual world there are only disciples, not masters. [...]

Many Things Start Happening Around A Dead Man

Osho speaks about what happens when a person dies, and what happens when an enlightened one dies. [...]

Laughter is Therapy

Maneesha has asked a question: [...]

Existence is Beginningless and Endless

Scientists say that nothing is added in existence, and nothing deleted. [...]

This Existence is a Hologram

When I am reading your words, listening to your lecture tapes, and now when I am here, I'm thoroughly absorbed with it all. [...]

They Were All Bald!

Yes, I did say that the path of meditation was for spiritually masculine people. [...]

My Beloved Ones, I Love You

All beings are from the very beginning Buddhas. [...]

Esoteric Groups

I have known so many esoteric groups – in this life and before. [...]

Music Comes Closest to Meditation

Music comes closest to meditation. Music is a way towards meditation and the most beautiful way. [...]

That Which is Left is the Real You

Q: You made me realise I was a coward and I accepted it and was happy. Now I am getting a feeling that I am becoming brave, and I am scared. [...]

Action through Inaction

Q: What is creativity? [...]

The Human Mind Is Itself a Bio-computer

Beloved Master, some scientists are concerned that man will some day relinquish his intellectual supremacy to computers... [...]

My Journey Has Come to a Completion

Osho, I feel very worried seeing your state of health. You have been pouring out your soul as you reach out to the world, but instead of changing, people wanted to destroy you. Why do you [...]

Our Attachment to Life is Very Great

“According to Lao Tzu, good and evil is like night and day, and since god has made man independent, he can do good or evil as he chooses. But why is it that nature does evil? [...]