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1001 Tales

Siddhartha-marries-Yashodhara Feat

‘Buddha [knew] it was possible to attain here in this house, because it has nothing to do with forest or with town, with family or with ashram… It is available everywhere,’ relates Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Dancer

“…Don’t put anybody higher than you and don’t put anybody lower than you. We are one,” says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Lotus Sutra

“First, recite the sutra; second, understand intellectually; third, give a sign that you have lived it. These are the three stages,” says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Monkey

“Man has not evolved much. The real man is born only when your inner monkey completely disappears, utterly disappears,” says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Osho says, “You will be surprised to know that they were not ordinary fools, they were some of the wisest men in the country.” From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Buddha says, “That which I have said is only like the few leaves in my hand. And that which I have not said is like the dry leaves in this forest.” Osho explains, “The Master will say something only when he feels it is going to help your enlightenment.” From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Buddha Feat

“Ananda said, ’Master, the question is the same, but you answer so differently, you answer so contradictorily, that we have become puzzled, confused,’” says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Bee hive, honey dripping

“If you can live in the present, the taste is tremendously sweet. This is the way to live, this is the only way to live – otherwise you will not be living,” states Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Skulls

Osho talks on the three types of hearing. “Let it be known once and forever: I am not interested in the crowd, I am interested only in individuals. And you have to show your mettle.” From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

candle

“We arise out of the cosmic consciousness; we fall back into the cosmic consciousness,” says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

catholic-priest-and-rabbi-feat

“The mind is very cunning. Everybody’s mind is the mind of the Jew. ‘Jew’ is not a race; it is the innermost core of all minds,” says Osho about this ‘joke’. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

“Your saints cannot be innocents because their goodness is forced too much; their goodness is already ugly. Their goodness is managed, controlled, cultivated, it is not innocent,” says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

“Why are you searching outside for the bliss that you have lost within?” asks Rabia about whom Osho says, “Rabia al-Adawiyya is one of the rarest women in the whole human history.” From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.