Archive for Discourses

Life Can Never Be Known By Analysis

One, is to analyze a thing, to divide it into its parts, but parts are not the whole. [...]

It Seems Earth is in a Hopeless Situation

Existence is mysterious. [...]

The World is Very Close to Its End

Q: Beloved Osho, What is this undercurrent of giggling in my heart every time I feel that you are using the whole world as a device for our growth, and that you are using us as a [...]

In Your Love I Will Live

Q: Sometimes you talk nonsense in the lectures. How can you tell us to go and look for an alive master if you die? [...]

Who Has Divided Humanity?

During three thousand years, fifteen thousand wars have been fought. Fifteen thousand wars in three thousand years? [...]

Primal Spirit

Osho speaks about knowing one's essence, quotes Master Lu-tsu saying that only the primal spirit and the true nature overcome time and space. [...]

Going From One Emergency Room To Another

Osho answers a question about death and the utter necessity to truly experience life so the conscious becomes more and more alive while the unconscious goes on dying. [...]

Mind Is Blind Like A Bat

Man is as if asleep. Man lives in a stupor - moves, works, is born, lives and dies, but almost fast asleep, snoring. [...]

Why don’t I feel that I am myself?

Gayatri, Because you are not yet.... [...]

Remain Aloof of Praise or Criticism Alike

Beloved Master, why is it that nobody likes to be criticized, and yet everybody loves to criticize others? [...]

Osho Speaks on Khajuraho

If you see the temples of Khajuraho in India.... [...]

The Whole Idea of Christmas is Bogus

Christianity is a fiction. Jesus had never even heard the name Christianity. [...]

The Other Is Hell

A question by Prem Neeto. [...]

Body Memory and Mind Memory

Meditation is a subtle death - a deep death of you, your mind, your ego, of all that makes you defined. But that which is within is there. That is pure consciousness. [...]

I Am Making You Responsible

Arthur Koestler writes about an experiment. Meditate over it. [...]

Just by Whirling You Can Know Yourself

Osho talks about Rumi's statement: Do not move because of fear. [...]

Mediumship is a Female Technique

Q: What is the difference between entering another body and psychic mediumship? How does one enter into a medium? [...]

You Are Not To Teach Children Religion and Morality

Osho, How can we teach children to be moral and religious? [...]

At the Start of Sneezing

"At the start of sneezing, during fright, in anxiety, above a chasm, flying in battle, in extreme curiosity, at the beginning of hunger, at the end of hunger, be uninterruptedly aware." [...]

The Conflict of Human Society Is Between Worlds

Osho states, "You are a projector going on and on projecting things which are nowhere, only inside you, and the whole world becomes a screen." [...]

Meditation, Compassion and Gratitude

Osho explains how gratitude arises out of compassion and is not directed towards anyone in particular. [...]

The Law of Synchronicity

The law of synchronicity has to be understood. This is one of the greatest contributions of Carl Gustav Jung to modern humanity: the law of synchronicity. [...]

Humanity Can Be Moved To Other Planets

The old man has lived with all kinds of divisions - nations, races, religions. The New Man will live an undivided humanity, with all the sources pooled into one. And that will enable him to explore [...]

The Mind Is Very Ancient

Osho speaks on the distinction beweeen brain and mind. [...]

When I Started Serving Cooked Food…

Q: Osho, Dolly Diddee showed me a passage from one of your earlier books where you say that no saint is against any other saint, and that they deliberately speak against each other to drive away [...]

Osho Speaks on J. Krishnamurti

Krishnamurti, a man who struggled for ninety years – his last words have some great meaning. [...]

Man Will Be Able To Be Controlled

Osho asserts that society will soon fix an electrode in people's brains to control them - it will be cheap and easy, and then there will be no possibility for human freedom. [...]

Acting Is the Most Spiritual of Professions

Osho is asked to 'say something about acting'. [...]

Homosexuality and Lesbianism Both Are Growing

Osho says male domination is the root of homosexuality and that within fifty years governments and religions will start preaching homosexuality. [...]

Intuition is a Jump

Q: Doesn't intuition come to one through thought waves that are just like radio waves? [...]

Very Important Cyclical Occurrence

Osho explains the effects of sun activities on planet Earth and humankind. [...]

The Struggle From Time Immemorial

The coming few years are going to be very significant years in man's history. Now a handful of people will be of no help in matters spiritual. [...]

Only The Present Is Existential

Beloved Osho, In the face of the huge mystery of life, since the early ages humankind has consulted oracles. It's very famous throughout history - like the oracle of Delphi. [...]

An Enlightened Person Can Pretend

Q: Does an enlightened person always remain enlightened or can he become unenlightened also? [...]

Killing Time, Saving Time

We are living out of noise and everybody is in a hurry. [...]

Without Problems, You Are No More

Just think that one morning you wake up and you don't have any problems - you will be in such grief. [...]

A Little Ritual Adds Spice to Life

Why do we wear one hundred and eight beads on our malas? Does this belong to the world of ritualistic religion? [...]

The Most Important Point in the Human Body is the Navel

The roots of plants are in the earth; the roots of the human body are in the soul. [...]

Three Centers: Head, Heart and Being

Osho answers one of Trinda's questions. [...]

The World Was Never Created, There Was No Beginning

This 'Big Bang' theory has nothing to do with the religious attitude and the religious theory of creation. [...]

We Have To Create A Discontinuity With The Past

Beloved Osho, Many contemporaries and enlightened ones - Raman Maharshi, Meher Baba, George Gurdjieff and J. Krishnamurti - have worked with people, but people get more offended by you than by anybody else. [...]

Sufism is a Death and a Resurrection

Osho speaks on Sufism. [...]

The Peepal Tree and the Third Eye

The feeling of gratitude is a basic quality of a religious mind. [...]

Why Didn’t Mahavira Defecate?

Osho, I laughed at everything you said the other day until you said that Mahavira smelt. I felt personally offended. It hurt. [...]

Enlightenment is Beyond Mind

Beloved Osho, Modern scientists like Karl Pribram, David Bohm and others, have been stumbling on religion. [...]

The Secret of a Joke

Beloved Osho, What is the secret of a joke? [...]

Unless You Wake Up

Q: A couple of years ago, you talked about the world coming to an end - earthquakes, floods and wars and things. Is that still happening? Do you still see that coming to happen? [...]

Aloneness Is Our Very Nature

Beloved Osho, You said the other day that we are born alone, we live alone and we die alone. [...]

Enlightenment Is A Simple Phenomenon

You are asking me... Please show me a way? [...]