“My definition of ‘being holy’ is nothing but to be whole – capacity to come into the world and yet remain above it, beyond it; capacity to use the mind but yet remain centered in your being.”
“A real painting is not just the sum total of the colors, it is more – and that “more” is the meaning,” says Osho.
“No analyst, nobody from the outside, can interpret, because each individual dreams in his own way.”
Osho talks in discourse to his disciples about a friend who is dying, Vipassana, and how to welcome death.
Osho, how to be creative while doing jobs which seem not to leave any space for creativity, like cleaning etc?
“A religious person will be festive each moment. His every breath is an expression of gratitude and benediction.”
“Hearing Zen, reading Zen is not going to give you Zen. Zen is a quality that you have to attain to.”
“In the search for the first principle silence is the door – the only door,” comments Osho on this sutra.
Osho speaks on ‘Burning’: “…unless you are ready to burn your false self, there is not going to be any real revolution in the world.”
Osho talks in a darshan to a sannyasin; “Love is… very delicate. One has to be very very careful and cautious about it.”
The Ten Grounds of the Way: Accepting the call of the beyond, centering, sagely intelligence. (part 4)
The Ten Grounds of the Way: “How do you measure the length of a man’s life?” The monk answered: “By the breath.” (part 2)
“Now years of listening to me, understanding me, you are in a position to be freed from all outer bondage.”
A letter by Osho to Swami Anand Maitreya, dated 12 November 1970, published in Dhai Aakhar Prem Ka (ढ़ाई आखर प्रेम का), as letter #41.
Angulimala “had taken a vow that he would kill one thousand people, not less than that, because the society had not treated him well.”
Osho announces a new meditative therapy, the Mystic Rose; “You cannot conceive how much transformation can come to your being.”
“That’s why so many people used to go to the Himalayas: not for the mountains – for the altitude,” says Osho in darshan.
“If we see changes in the situation we change immediately, as if we have no integrated soul, no crystallized soul.”
Vivekananda was called and Ramakrishna shouted very angrily and said, ‘Is this the way to use power?’
Osho answers a question by Madhura and says, “Dance your aloneness, sing your aloneness, live your aloneness!”
Q: Why do I allow women to hold power over me, to accept or reject me? This old rut makes nonsense at heart. I want to get out.
Osho comments: “If there is such test, such totality of trust, time is not needed. If there is no trust, then even three lives are not enough.”