“This Sufi saying wants to create the third type of man, the real man: who knows how to do and who knows how not to do,” expounds Osho.
An excerpt of Osho’s answer to the question, Why do you call yourself Bhagwan? Why do you call yourself god?
Osho answers to: “I am terribly scared to ask this question. Why do you mention Swami Yoga Chinamaya’s name when he asks a question? And why does something in me have to ask this question?”
Osho talks in darshan to an art professor: about Objective Art and about banning tourists from sacred places, unless they meditate first.
“The mystery will remain a mystery, but by becoming yourself a mystery, you will understand,” adds Osho
“We are not satisfied with anything, and we go on asking for more, and we go on making our life more of a confusion,” states Osho.
“What he means simply is that you should not feel guilty. Whatever you do – if it is not right, don’t do it again,” comments Osho.
Osho says, “India is the only land in the whole world, strangely, which has devoted all its talents in a concentrated effort to see the truth and to be the truth.”
“The existence is an infinite process. So there is no beginning, really, and there cannot be any end,” states Osho.
Junnaid says to Mansoor, “Remember, there is no home. Or, the home is everywhere – both are true.” An anecdote told by Osho.
“…And if his patients are sick, then his salary should be cut,” suggests Osho, as Lieh Tzu, Chuang Tzu and Lao Tzu had proposed to their emperor.
Osho explains that power is not the cause of corruption, but only the opportunity for its expression.
Osho states, “Religion is not something that one gets – one has it, nobody can give it to you. It is your very being.
Sometimes a few words, even uttered by ordinary people, can fall in the right soil of the heart and can bring great transformation.
Osho describes the moment Maharshi dies and adds: “There is nowhere to go. This is the only existence there is, this is the only dance there is – where can one go?”
“Man alone is misery. Man plus god, and all misery disappears; misery is transformed into ecstasy,” states Osho.
“A real man of understanding never renounces anything. He simply understands: ‘Nothing is there to possess, so how can I renounce?'” says Osho.
Osho talks about meditating in a Buddhafield, “the field of awakening” and returning to “the marketplace.”
“Everybody somehow is trying to feel, to convince himself, that he is the greatest man in the world … And you can always find something that will be supportive to you – but it is not really nourishing to you. It is cutting you off from existence,” states Osho.
Osho talks on the subject of ‘Sannyas’: It “helps you to get rid of the non-essential … and meditation helps you to find the essential.”
“…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.
Osho states, “I am not concerned with politicians but with the way politics functions: it is ugly, it is inhuman, it is barbarous.”
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.”
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.”
Osho talks on ‘Trust’: “It is the highest form of love, it is the essential core of love. Love itself is a mystery and indeﬁnable, but love is like a circumference and trust is its very center, its soul.”
With this anecdote Osho explains that one can become aware of what we have, only when we have lost it.
In this excerpt, Osho speaks on the origins of the Aryans and the Sanskrit roots many languages have evolved from.
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.”
Osho states for the record that after a hundred years the prohibition of drugs in his commune will be thought anti-revolutionary.
In a press interview in Jesus Grove, Rajneeshpuram, Osho speaks about the influence Confucius has on communism to this day.
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.
Osho explains with a parable that only with an innocent mind the contact is immediate, from being to being, from heart to heart.