Osho states, “Man will become ugly.”
Osho says, “Thinking and contemplation are both processes of the mind, but they are very different, even opposite.”
“Democracy basically means government by the people… but the people are retarded. So let us say: government by the retarded, for the retarded, of the retarded,” states Osho.
Before I leave the world I have to complete what I have started. I cannot leave my garden unfinished,” states Osho.
Osho responds to the question, “And why has there not been a Master before you in all the ages who has combined and synthesized all the teachings of past Buddhas?”
“What kind of home is this where people go on changing? It is a caravanserai. It is just an overnight stay, and then one has to go.”
“You have to catch hold of your inner light with your own awareness. Other than that there is no way,” says Osho.
Osho speaks on ‘Agony and Ecstasy’: “Agony means: I don’t know who I am…. Ecstasy is the flower of agony.”
“Surrender is only when even if you are right, you can give in,” explains Osho about work in the ashram.
Osho speaks on the significance of a teddy bear for a child and also refers to the work of Donald Winnicott (7 April 1896 – 25 January 1971).
“Prayer is just your effort to persuade God to do things according to you… I am against prayer. I am for meditation,” says Osho.
“Mind is just a procession of thoughts passing in front of you on the screen of the brain,” states Osho.
“You need not worry; you do the best you can do with life… And everything else will follow on its own accord,” states Osho.
Osho speaks on ‘Tears’: “The heart has only one way to express itself, and that way is the way of tears.”
Osho states, “The flower of love can blossom only when there is no ego, when there is no effort to dominate…”
“Tantra believes unless you have gone through all sexual experiences to the point when sex does not matter to you at all… you are capable of entering into the inner sanctum of the temple,” states Osho.
Osho comments, “Only a master can save you who comes near to you and at the same time is far away from you.”
Maneesha has asked a question: Our Beloved Master, is enlightenment something like getting the punchline to the ultimate joke?
“I am love. And if you cannot see it in my dancing, then you will certainly not see it at all when I stop dancing.”