In a video Tarika explains and takes us through this simple, short meditation.
Osho on Chekhov’s story: “To say no to anything is very easy… To be positive, to say yes, is very difficult.”
Osho on ‘ Hypnosis’: “If you become aware, you can use it; not to hypnotize others, but to de-hypnotize yourself. And if you can become completely de-hypnotized, you are free, you are liberated.”
“Now, before we enter into our daily meditation… just to drop all burdens, all the worries of the world, and have a few good laughs,” says Osho.
Osho speaks on two occasions during discourse about meeting with Bodhidharma in an incarnation about 1400 years ago.
Rinzai said, “That which can be heard will not be essential. I have given you the key; silence is the key…”
Osho’s letter to Krishna Saraswati, 18 February 1971 – with a Sufi story. English translation by Ma Priyanshi.
Osho speaks on the second of three Tantra techniques using imagination; “If you can train your imagination, you can do wonders through it.”
Osho states, “Ego is a false notion of something which is not there at all. ‘Self’ means a center which can promise. This center is created by being continuously aware, constantly aware.”
“The priority should be your attainment of spiritual freedom, because political tyrannies come and go,” declares Osho
“Truth is not decided by voting. It is not a question of how many people believe in it,” confirms Osho.
In answer to a question Osho says, “Hell is when you are all tense, and heaven is when you are all relaxed.”
Osho comments on one of the many mysterious stories of the Sufis; “Whenever a mood comes to you … always remember: This, too, will pass.”
Osho tells an anecdote from his school days (with audio) – “…if you are aware, suddenly you are alone.”
Osho says, “Through judgment you can never be intimate with a Master. Judgment creates barriers. Only through trust an intimacy arises…”
Osho states, “Democracy basically is mobocracy. There is a tendency in the mob to follow others. Somebody raises his hand, the others follow. The mob are like sheep.”
A disciple thanks Osho for the love and compassion he expresses when he folds his hands and greets his people.
Osho’s vision: “The new man is an absolute necessity… If we cannot produce a new human being, then humanity will disappear from the earth.”
Osho responds to the question: Beloved Osho, It disturbs me when you don’t seem to bother about facts.
“Trust is a touchstone… One day you come across a real touchstone. You pick it up, it is warm, but still you throw it,” states Osho.
Osho speaks about the difference between ordinary suicide – that is not really suicide, you simply change the body – and the ultimate suicide, where you will never be born again, when you disappear into the cosmos.
An anecdote told by Osho where a monk became enlightened when he overheard a butcher say, ‘I never sell anything that is not the best.’
Osho speaks in darshan to Krishna Saraswati; “Jealousy can remain only if you are unconscious of it,” and to Leela; “he should observe – and for you, be involved in things and move moment to moment.”
Osho says, “A simple person is not one who possesses nothing, a simple person is one who has no possessiveness, who never looks back.”
Devageet asks a question: Beloved Osho, It is now becoming too much. The gossips are going right and left.
“Almost every country has its own love stories, but nothing compared to Layla and Majnun because it has a Sufi message in it,” explains Osho.
Sarita presents a meditation she often did after a break-up, “Enjoy being with nature in the same way you would enjoy being with a lover,” as Osho says.
“‘Yes, I am dying, but I must sing!’ Francis has become the song. … There is absolute silence inside. Out of that silence this song is born,” says Osho.
Osho states, “The past is gone – you are no longer a child, or you are no longer a young man. The past is gone. Let the gone be gone.”