Archive for Discourses

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? [...]

A Community is the Only Refuge

Buddha called his community sangha. [...]

A White Aura is the Best Aura

The second question - it is from Hareesh: A white and small aura is visible just over your head. Why is not a coloured one visible? [...]

Osho on Reich, Kirlian and Auras

Wilhelm Reich says in his book, ‘Listen, Little Man', that he found that man reaches out with his life energy when he feels well and loving; that he retracts that energy when he is afraid. [...]

An Ageless Campus

Q: A visitor here observed that there is an agelessness in the people around you. What is the explanation for this? [...]

India: The Eternal Pilgrimage

Osho, What is this dream of yours which you have been working so hard to realize for the past twenty–five, thirty years, ignoring all kinds of hindrances and obstacles? [...]

He Died Enlightened

Osho, would you say something about your father's death yesterday? [...]

Trees Can Read Your Thoughts

Beloved Osho, I blew it today. [...]

A Wise Man is Afire

Q: Osho, I have got all the degrees that a university can offer. Why am I still ignorant? [...]

Relationships and Past Lives

Q: Would you talk to us about our living partners – our wives, husbands and lovers. [...]

Life Begins at Past Life’s End

Life begins at the point of your past life's death. [...]

Reincarnation is a Misconception

Reincarnation is a subject most sannyasins have been constantly and highly interested in then and now. We didn't walk the well-trodden path of having been Cleopatra or Napoleon, which was just spiritual bourgeois make-believe. We were [...]

Higher Souls Have to Wait for a Long Time

Q: You have said that by resolving consciously to withdraw inside, or at the time of death, the entire life energy shrinks and returns to the center for the purpose of turning into a seed once [...]

Adolf Hitler and the Group of Ashoka

Osho explains the background of the esoteric group of Ashoka and their influence on Adolf Hitler. [...]

Rich Man’s Guru

Q: You have defined yourself as the rich man's guru. Don't the other people interest you? Are the rich particularly in need of a guru? Or are you their guru because they have money? [...]

What Do You Call Freedom?

What do you call freedom? – mostly the political, the economic, the outside freedom, which is not in your hands, which has been given to you. [...]

I Am Serious Only About Jokes

Q: I have heard that you sometimes make up questions to fit your jokes. Is this so? Please be truthful! [...]

Let It Go Wild

I have, my whole life, loved trees. [...]

Don’t be Angry at the Press People

I have been observing that whenever press people come to the ashram they are always looking for something negative – sex, money, etcetera, etcetera. Can't they see what is happening here? [...]

Osho about ‘In God’s Name’

Osho speaks about David Yallop's book, which uncovered Vatican conspiracies and the mystery surrounding Pope John Paul's sudden death. [...]

Sannyas a Training for Rebellion

Beloved Master, is sannyas a training for rebellion? [...]

In Tune with Nature

To be in tune with nature is to be religious, to me. [...]