An excerpt from Madhuri’s recently published memoir, ‘Mistakes on the Path’.
“…You will have to lose a few things, but they are worthless. You will be gaining so much that you will never think again of what you have lost,” explains Osho.
Musician, singer and teacher Prashanto writes about her creative musical journey from childhood to today.
After telling the anecdote, Osho says: “I am challenging you to jump out of the well … And the moment you see the ocean, there will be no need for me to convince you that this is bigger than your well.”
Your horoscope by Phoebe with quotes from Osho: “One has to wait, and one has to learn how to wait… Be patient and just wait. Wait with deep love, prayerfulness, gratitude…”
When Anuragi visited Bipinbhai in Rajkot he also had the chance to meet Anand Christ, better known as Beatles.
Osho speaks about the politics in declaring abortions illegal and at the same time preventing dying people from having a pleasant death.
Osho says not to be concerned about nirvana: “Be concerned about this moment, because this is the only true moment there is, and enter into it.”
A selection of portrait photos taken by late photographer, Dinubhai M Rawal. His son Bipinbhai remembers events he had heard from his father – as told to Anuragi.
With this anecdote Osho explains that one can become aware of what we have, only when we have lost it.
Rashid addresses the issue how to go about protecting Osho memorabilia once a sannyasin who had been gifted with a present, leaves their body.
Ageh Bharti’s impressions gathered during his visit to the institute last year: “Swami Alok (K. K. Tyagi) has silently done such amazing work that it was a great joy for me to observe the many activities.”
Osho states that this story told by the great Sufi Master, Farid Al-Din’ Attar, is “a symbolical, mythological tale of the ultimate utter death of the disciple.”
Marc writes on the life and work of Confucius whose concepts remain influential to this day, particularly in China.
A small community and holistic venue in Portugal for health, relaxation and meditation, run by Pujari and Luisa.
With this Hassid story Osho illustrates that the treasure is within us, in our own home, that underneath our own consciousness, just within us, is the kingdom of God.
Priya can relate to what a friend told her in regard to ecology. He had said, “I used to worry for my grandchildren, now I worry for us too.”
Osho explains with a parable that only with an innocent mind the contact is immediate, from being to being, from heart to heart.
Love Osho’s podcasts (one year in!) – these two from the last two weeks: on Human Design and the art of writing.
Marc provides a deeper look into the history of psychology: “Psychology today is the science of behaviour and mind and includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.”
Osho explains that the psychology of the buddhas does not work with the mind, its uniqueness is meditation, watchfulness, witnessing, leading to transcendence.
“Out of the mind and you are out of politics; otherwise, whatsoever you do is politics,” states Osho.
An interview Maneesha conducted with Yoga Chinmaya approximately in 1977, which was published in the darshan diary, The Buddha Disease.
Every incarnation is wide open to total fulfilment in whatever form it can be experienced, and this is what every child’s caretaker must be aware of, writes Bhagawati.
Urmila realizes that she has moved from the head to the heart and is now ready to take sannyas – from Savita’s book ‘Dinner with Osho’.
Osho says, “Maneesha has asked… Choosing the sutras for these discourses she is getting a little taste of Zen.”
Rashid stays at the Osho Sannidhi Meditation Centre near Mysore (officially called Mysuru) for a month’s retreat.
“No need to hide, no need to cover oneself. No need to be afraid: God is love and God is the judge,” says Osho to an initiate in darshan.
Tarpan recalls events in his childhood and in his working years as an engineer, when he did the Gibberish meditation for the first time at the Osho Meditation Resort.
Iam Saums states, “The universe, our soul, intuition, heart, mind and body are all essential aspects of our existence. Our consciousness emanates from the entirety of our being.”
Osho declares, “I am absolutely non-serious. This is a play. And I would like to call this play ‘the mad game’.”
Ageh Bharti visits Ma Kusum Bharti at the Osho Prem Bindu meditation center – and also remembers Osho’s early travels in the Punjab and a small event involving Kusum and Osho in Kulu Manali.
Osho’s comment: “How many temples are there on the earth, of how many religions? And how many different kinds of gods have they imagined?”