In answer to a question, Osho says that all boundaries are dissolving in this commune, as it is a meeting of old friends.
Osho answers a question about esotericism and says, “Yes! It is an escape from reality into fantasy.”
Osho answers the question, “Beloved Osho, If you depart on the 6th of July *) of any year, are we all going with you?”
Q: You are known throughout the world as the tantra master or the sex guru, yet in the three years I have been in your ashram, not only have I had less sex than ever before in my life, but thought and heard less about it as well. Will you explain this discrepancy?
Q: Beloved Osho, In Western society, at least, youth is considered to be everything, and to a certain extent, it seems this is as it should be if we are to continue growing in every dimension of life.
Osho explains, “The India that you know, I have already left… But for whomsoever wants to seek and search and be, India still provides the best climate – spiritual climate, I mean.”
Osho answers the question, “You have said that Buddha attained mahaparinirvana, but also that Buddha is to come once again in human form and will be known as Maitreya. How is it possible to take on a human form after reaching nirvana? Please explain this.”
Osho answers the question: Osho, you are quoted as being here to proclaim a new tradition, not to perpetuate the old. Why is this, and how do you see the future?
Osho takes the responsibility for what happened in Rajneeshpuram and says, “…this is my deepest longing: that Sheela and her group should be forgiven.”
“Remember that you are alone, there is no God, there are no messengers, and there is no dictator. You have to be decisive about your own life,” states Osho in 1987 after he returns to Pune.
Osho says, “In the past the information was not available to explain memory as a bundle of thoughts and thought waves, but now it is easier….”
Osho speaks about the creation of Israel by politicians and the resulting constant conflicts and suggests, “Move the Jews from Israel and give Israel to the Mohammedans; it belongs to them,” and adds, “And as for me and my people, we offer our commune land as a beginning.”
Death is not a problem created by thinking; you cannot solve it by thinking. Whatsoever you think, how can you solve it? says Osho.
A sannyasin says: I’m going back to pursue my study of astrology and to try to use it as a medium to communicate with people – not for its predictative qualities but just as a psychological tool…. in pointing out blocks and indicating how best we can use our energy.
In discourse, Osho speaks about the creation of Israel after WW2 and the implications to this day. He states, “I have always been against the creation of Israel.”
Osho explains to a new disciple that the people who come to a master can be divided into four categories.
Osho states about his message: “Its universality means that it is the foundational doctrine of existence,” and that “truth is absolutely uncompromising.”
“If you repeat a certain mantra for a long time, that too creates subtle chemical changes in your being. It is better than drugs, but still, that too is a subtle drug,” says Osho.
Osho declares, “If we examine the course of human thinking in the last 300 years, we find a steep increase in doctrines of humanity and justice. But never, in all the history of the world, has mankind indulged in such terrible warfares or committed such heinous atrocities.”