“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?”
Maneesha has asked:
Our beloved Master,
Those diamond thunderbolts you hurtle around you when you dance with us each evening – at the rate we’re going, someone could be knocked conscious!
But please, don’t stop!
Two further podcasts by Love Osho; on death, therapy, not falling asleep and working in Osho’s library.
Another excerpt from Steve Small’s book, ‘Mind the Gap’; his question to Osho is read in discourse, Primal group and lessons taken on from the therapists.
Osho answers to the question if scientists are contributing to a science of enlightenment, and can one do so without being enlightened.
Kul Bhushan writes about the time when sannyasins took over the London Hotel Café Royal on Regent Street for a weekend of song and dance, meditations and exhibitions.
Purushottama emphasizes that in order for the transformation of consciousness to take place, we have to look directly at the mind. It is not enough to know about meditation; we have to meditate.
Dhyanraj’s personal story of how he came to purchase marble slabs from Osho’s bedroom and bathroom, from which – almost thirty years later – he is making pendants and wands.
Chapter 21 from Laherubhai’s book ‘Blessed Moments with Osho’, about a special one-day-only sannyas initiation during the camp at Matheran.
An interview with Devakrishna published in ‘Wild Wild Sheela’ by Roberta Lippi, researcher and presenter of SOLI, the recently released interviews of sannyasin children on storielibere.fm podcasts.
An excerpt from Meera’s book, ‘Dancing into the Unknown’ where she explains a healing technique: painting with a partner – illustrated by a video from a workshop.
Osho tells a story to illustrate “…’this’ means the known and the knowable, and “That” means the unknown and the unknowable. The known plus the unknown is the Truth: this plus That is satya.”
Padma’s long-anticipated collection of Buddha images shown in a video, to the alluring music of Chaitanya Deuter.
Answering a question about a connection between Buddha and him because both of them having been poisoned, Osho states: “The poisoning has been a great purification for me. This purification makes me receptive to the wandering soul of Gautam Buddha.”
From Savita’s book ‘Dinner with Osho’: a story told by Shobhana about learning to appreciate what is beautiful in life.
“Not being able to see one’s prejudices, clingings, attachments and addictions, is stupidity,” says Osho in a discourse.
Part three of ‘In the West’: Shivananda makes the best out his compulsory three weeks in the Swiss military service.
In this essay, Marc explores the meanings of intimate relationships people find themselves in and adds Osho’s insight to all relationships but in particular, the ultimate intimacy between master and disciple.
“…we don’t collect happiness, we collect suffering. Why? Why does man dwell on his sufferings so much?” – a discourse excerpt from Osho.
Osho says, “Man carries the seed of his misery or bliss, hell or heaven, within himself. Whatsoever happens to you, it happens because of you. Outside causes are secondary; inside causes are primary.”
In part 2 of his explorations, Surendra describes his visit to Wat Hua Lamphong, a Royal Buddhist temple, third class, in the Bang Rak District of Bangkok.
While in Kulu Manali, Osho answers a question by M. Achana of Nawabanath, India: “Have you a message for the press?”
Nirav tells a story as it happened a few years ago in Goa, a traumatic experience that went deep and that he never really managed to deal with. As the ‘me too’ movement started, his story came up again in a new light where it finally can be expressed.
Vistar writes about the Osho Bookshop and Meditation Center in Ahmedabad that his father started in 1994.
Bhagawati writes about the implications of the race to Moon and Mars undertaken by the USA, Russia and China, and shows Osho’s incredible insight into the status quo.
“The song of a poet, the music of a musician, will go on echoing down the corridors of time. It belongs to eternity,” states Osho.
Part two of chapter ‘In the West’: Shivananda is court-martialled when he shows up for the mandatory annual Swiss army service dressed in orange and wearing the mala.
Osho speaks on Chuang Tzu’s parable of ‘The Empty Boat’ and makes a reference about his vision of teaching particularly children.
From Chinmaya’s diary entries (1989) about playing for Osho in Pune. (Part 1 of 2). “Like any tribe, ours shares gossip and news quickly it seems, because out of the blue I find myself invited to take part in all sorts of musical events!”
“If you try to kill the ego you will become a very very humble man, but remember, ‘very very’ is important. You cannot be an ordinary humble man but very very humble – and that will be the hiding place of your ego,” states Osho.
Shobhana remembers an event while travelling with Osho; excerpted from Savita’s book, ‘Dinner with Osho: Intimate Tales of Two Women on the Path of Meditation’.
Chinmaya Dunster shares a song he wrote recently – lyrics are a free translation of Bulleh Shah’s poem, ‘Bulleh ki jaana main kaun?’
Osho says, “In each situation, watch. When you fail, it is God, it is fate … you don’t want to take the responsibility because it hurts the ego. But when you succeed, it is always you – it is never God, never fate…”
Part one of Shivananda’s next selection of short stories, ‘In the West’: here he talks about returning to Switzerland to find a job as Osho had told him to do.