Archive for Discourses

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? [...]

The Politician Has No Consciousness

Q: Osho, I am a radical revolutionary politician. Have you something to say to me? [...]

Menstruation and Awareness

Beloved Osho, It seems so unfortunate that existence had to give women this thing called menstruation every month. [...]

Osho’s View on Cow Slaughter

Secondly, you want to know my view on cow slaughter. [...]

Wedding Rings and Sufferings

Beloved Master, Would you please speak about the three rings of love? - The engagement ring, the wedding ring and the suffering? [...]

Transforming Evil into Something Beneficial

The art of transforming suffering, pain, evil, into something good is the art of seeing the necessity of the opposite. [...]

I Can Wait Forever, I Can Wait Infinitely

I am talking a different language, you understand a different language - but there is no need to make much fuss about it. It is natural. [...]

A Buddhafield Is A Matrix

The word buddhafield is of tremendous importance. [...]

My Sannyasins Celebrate Everything

Beloved Osho, I have heard that your sannyasins celebrate death. [...]

You Are Always the Master, Not the Computer

Beloved Master, Some scientists are concerned that man will some day relinquish his intellectual supremacy to computers - monster artificial super-brains with an intellectual power far beyond anything we can now comprehend. [...]

Mind Is Confusion

The bhikkhu who guards his mind And fears the waywardness of his thoughts Burns through every bond With the fire of his vigilance [...]

Become One Unity

Beloved Osho, you are the greatest marketing person of a product that gratifies the soul. [...]

The Whole History of All Those Who Want to be Loved

Beloved Osho, I recall a beautiful story of Hermann Hesse. [...]

God is the Echo from the Universe

Osho's commentaries on Hakuin's Song of Meditation. Full version of previously published excerpt: This is My Birthday. [...]

Imbalance is Neurosis

What is neurosis and what is the cure for it? [...]

The Third World War

Beloved Osho, What do you say about the third world war? Is it going to happen or not? What should we do to prevent it? [...]