Osho tells a story about the Sufi mystic, Junaid, who had lived with almost all the great masters…
From a discourse by Osho on Sufism: “If you have known love you have known death, if you have known meditation you have known death.”
Osho states, “The whole of existence exists without any logic. It may be a poetry but it is not a syllogism – hence it is so beautiful.”
Osho on Hypocrisy: “Once you recognize that you are wearing a mask, the mask has already started slipping…”
Osho says, “…words can’t convey that which I am and I have to go on trying to do something which is not possible.”
“We have succeeded only in creating a hypocrite world. It is not civilized, it is not cultured,” states Osho.
Osho speaks on ‘Listening’; “My success is to give you a real taste so that you can become confident that meditation is not a fiction.”
“My suggestion is that a black hole is like a door: from one side it is a black door, a black hole – things go into it and disappear into nothingness,” says Osho.
Zarathustra has said, “Man is a rope stretched between the animal and the superman. He is a bridge and you should not make your house on the bridge…”
Osho answers Yoga Anurag’s question: According to what I have been hearing you say, the title of this series, Theologia Mystica, seems to be a contradiction in terms.
David came to darshan some weeks ago. A friend of the English novelist, Pankaja, David is a potter, and at his first darshan told Bhagwan that he has been involved in Subud, writes Maneesha.
Osho speaks about the process of a conscious death and nature’s indication to become aware that death is approaching.
:…life itself is rooted in freedom. We are not machines, we are not pre-programmed, we are utter freedoms.” Osho is quoted on the subject of ‘Freedom’.
“[It] is a common experience in medical colleges that the kind of sickness the students are learning about … starts happening to many students,” states Osho.
Osho states, “The whole function of the Master is just to bring you home – which you had never left in the first place.”
“This false ego which you have created by not looking in, by continuously looking out, is the root cause of fear,” states Osho.
In a Press Interview, Osho speaks to journalists sent by the Punjab Kesari, a Hindi newspaper, who had asked him about his health. Osho mentions his time during the twelve days he has spent in US jails.
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.”