Osho comments on the lines: ‘Be yourself. Especially do not feign affection,’ from the Desiderata.
“The best in art, the best in music, the best in literature, the best in philosophy, the best in religion – all are mysteries,” says Osho.
Osho talks on ‘Breath’; “In Tantra, love-making is allowed only when you have learnt how to make love and yet keep your breath cool, rhythmic.”
“You are living surrounded by death, and if this can be remembered, this can become the greatest stimulation for meditation, for awareness,” says Osho.
“First I want you to be established as a buddha. Then the second step is very easy: any day I can tell you to jump into the cosmos,” says Osho.
Osho comments on: ‘Avoid loud and aggressive persons; they are vexations to the spirit. If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter…’
Osho speaks on ‘Aloneness’; “Aloneness and silence are two aspects of one experience… If one wants to experience silence one has to go into one’s total aloneness.”
Osho continues with the line in Desiderata: ‘Without surrender, without making any compromise, remain yourself.’
Nan In said to the archbishop, “Whoever has written these sentences will become a buddha in some future life.”
Akhil and six-year-old daughter Premo are called up in darshan to come forward to sit in front of Osho.
Osho speaks on the line from the Desiderata: ‘If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter, for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.’
“We are to destroy the whole past. It has been a horrible past, it has been a nightmare,” states Osho.
Osho states, “Each system is perfect and works. But don’t mix it with anything else; let it function on its own.”
“Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence,” and “As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons,” are the next lines of the Desiderata.
“If your life is becoming insane just look deep down – you will find that all this deciding is driving you mad too,” says Osho.
Osho speaks on these lines in the Desiderata: “Hear then the wisdom of the wise…” and “Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.”
A sannyasin, arriving, says he feels simultaneously very young and very old; and he feels to be alone.
Osho states: “He was a conqueror. He was pushing the river of life according to his desires… Please, flow with the river. You are a part, you cannot impose yourself on the whole; the whole is infinite.”
Osho says, “There is a way of being in contact with reality without words… Words don’t help, they hinder.”
“…your soul is intrinsically free. You don’t have to ask for it, and you don’t have to struggle for it. It is already there, this very moment,” says Osho.
Osho speaks on the topic of ‘Nature’: “This planet has to be loved, this planet has to be rejoiced in. It is a gift.”
Osho states that “… it is certain that I have been poisoned by Ronald Reagan’s American government.” He describes in detail his experiences after his arrest in Charlotte and his accumulating health issues since.
Osho talks on ‘Depression’: “Whenever you are depressed, wait for the moment that the depression goes.”
Osho declares, “The future is bound to be more receptive, more welcoming. We may not be here but we can manage to change the consciousness for centuries to come.”
“Many, many times man has become very civilized, and many, many times all civilization has disappeared from the earth,” states Osho.
“To be sane in this insane society is really a great work of understanding, courage, rebellion,” states Osho.
Osho comments on a sutra, “So the first thing Uwais says is, ‘This is my feeling. I live moment to moment, without any plan or future. I don’t know what is going to happen this evening – maybe death.'”
“Be proud that you are still natural. Be proud that you can express the inexpressible through your tears,” says Osho.
“The quintessence of Tao is ‘Tathata’, acceptability. Where there is total acceptability, there is the condition of desirelessness,” states Osho.