Archive for Quotes

Indebted To My River

In my childhood I used to love swimming, and my village river becomes very dangerous in rainy season, it becomes flooded.

Oneness Expressing in Millions of Ways

In existence you cannot make clear-cut divisions, everything melts into each other.

Now What Is Poetry?

Somebody asked a very famous Chinese poet, Yang Wang-li:

An Organisation Is Not Needed

An organization is not needed, only a gathering is needed.

Why Man Is Not Meditative

"This is the reason why man is not meditative: The whole society forces him to be in a state of mind, not in a state of meditation."

Science Cannot Go Beyond The Outer

Science cannot go beyond the object, because the very approach makes a limitation.

I Am Responsible for Myself

Osho comments on Atisha's sutra: Drive all blame into one.

Become Drunk

From Swami Yoga Chinmaya: I love the way you walk. Why do you walk how you walk?

Everybody Is Doing Meditation

Ninety-nine percent of people start meditating because meditation is talked about. There are times when it becomes fashionable.

Osho Speaks on Ancient Civilisations

There are stories about cultures reaching to the peak. But those that reached the ultimate height eventually had to go underground.

Except For Mankind, The Earth Is One

So in the lifetime of each of you, the decisive moment is going to come:

The Ocean Delighting in its Being

We are all great waves of the ocean.

Go As My Messenger

Whatsoever you have tasted here, share it and by sharing it will go on growing.

The Mala is a Device for Meditation

You ask me, "Why this mala? Why this picture?"

People Are In A Hurry

I have come to know people who have meditated three days, and on the fourth day they ask,

The Tenth Picture

Osho explains in short the 10 cards about mastering the ox.

Your Coming To Me Was A Happening

I don't know how to speak; you cannot find a more amateur speaker in the world.

The Inner Harmony Has Been Disrupted

Maybe not today but some time in the future, when man will be able to understand, he will come to know this truth.

An Ageless Campus

Our beloved Master, A visitor here observed that there is an agelessness in the people around you. What is the explanation for this?

Love Flows Downwards

It is the whole idea of private property that has created the father, that has created the family, that has created the ownership of the woman by the man.

Sex Is Never A Problem

Just put aside all prejudices. Simply watch life.

Wu-Wei, Action from Inaction

You are asking, "Would you speak to us about Wu-Wei, action from inaction?"

The Eight Steps of Yoga

Yam, niyam, asan, pranayam, pratyahar, dharana, dhyan samadhiya ashto angani.

What You Eat, You Become

Pythagoras' contribution to western philosophy is immense. It is incalculable. For the first time he introduced vegetarianism to the West.

No Compromise, whatever the Consequence

Osho talks to and about Veeresh (excerpts):

To The Pure Land

A real silence, a real buddhahood, has to be discovered in the world - here and now.

Religion Has Become A Graveyard

Silence is easy if you are ready to renounce bliss.

Osho Jokes

Osho, It is really chilly again today. Would you please tell us a few jokes about Rajneesh sannyasins?

We Have Come Of Age

Beloved Master, Just the other day, Suman and I went off to Los Angeles via Portland to buy rainbow clothes.

Laughter Changes Your Very Chemistry

Beloved Osho, Could you speak to us on laughter, its meditative powers, its chemistry on the brain, its power of transformation and healing... Its relation to silence, the gap, clarity, vision...

I Grow My Own Marijuana Within Me

Beloved Osho, The way you walk, it seems as if you are drunk. What is the truth?

Memory is Nothing but a Graveyard

Beloved Osho, The other day someone asked me where I came from before coming to Poona and I couldn't remember.

Don’t Become An Organisation

A question asked by Don Lattin, San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco, California, USA, in Rajneeshpuram:

Liberation of Man and Woman

[...] I make no distinctions between men and women; both have suffered.

Definition Of A Normal Human Being

Just look around, just observe people, and you will be surprised seeing the utterly insane state which is known as normal.

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.

War is Basically Irreligious

If the world becomes a little more conscious, soldiers will throw away their arms and hug each other, sit down together under a tree and gossip.

Become a Full Moon Night

Purnima means full moon night - a full moon night of bliss.

Cuckoos, Crows and Friends

Sound-bites of discourses where we can hear the birds.

Television – a Great Danger

Osho speaks on how television could be used.

Being With Me is Not a Question of Time

First thing: it is not only here this moment that you are with me - you have been before.

This is My Birthday

My beloved ones, I love you.