Osho says, “Freedom means tremendous responsibility; you are on your own and alone.”
Before I leave the world I have to complete what I have started. I cannot leave my garden unfinished,” states Osho.
“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.
“Prayer is just your effort to persuade God to do things according to you… I am against prayer. I am for meditation,” says 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 states, “The flower of love can blossom only when there is no ego, when there is no effort to dominate…”
Osho comments, “Only a master can save you who comes near to you and at the same time is far away from you.”
“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.”
“Men have not allowed women to become enlightened… to be anything that is their potential,” states Osho.
“Wherever you are sitting, wherever you are, your being there should make the place important, not vice versa,” states Osho.
“It is absolutely urgent because we don’t have much time before somebody goes crazy. Any moment the destruction of the earth is imminent,” states Osho.
Osho quotes Coleridge: “These poems are the poems of my freedom – existence becoming free through me. These poems will have to wait.”
Osho says, “You have to remember that wherever you are it is a holy land and whatever you are doing it is divine.”
“Between these two, everybody exists. Being a prince or being a beggar are just identities given by others. It is not your reality.”
“Perhaps I am the only one in the world who is in absolute support of mechanical brains taking over the work of human intelligence,” states Osho.
Osho states, “… there is no need that the revolution should happen before our eyes. It is contentment enough that you were part of a movement that changed the world.”
Osho: “That’s what I have been doing my whole life, telling people, ‘Just a little more. Soon you will be reaching.'”
Osho concludes his commentaries on the last stanzas: ‘With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful.’
Osho says, “Your mind is just… a TV screen or a drama stage. You are not supposed to act. You are not supposed to do anything.”
“Desiderata says: Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. Don’t condemn yourself – you are a child of the universe,” states Osho.
Osho comments on the last stanzas of Desiderata: ‘Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself.’
“In your meditative consciousness, death disappears just as darkness disappears when there is light brought in,” states Osho.
Osho says, “If surrender sits on the shoulders of your will, you have managed one of the greatest things in life.”
“Staking everything, knowing that you are gambling with the unknown… you may be victorious, you may be a failure, but it does not matter,” states Osho.
Osho speaks on further lines from the Desiderata, starting with ‘Neither be cynical about love… Take kindly the counsel of the years, gracefully surrendering the things of youth.’
“Our own imagination is our last barrier. Once we are without imagination then reality is there face to face,” says Osho.
“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.
“You are living surrounded by death, and if this can be remembered, this can become the greatest stimulation for meditation, for awareness,” 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…’