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Discourses

Excerpts of Osho’s discourses

Monk walking

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.”

Osho in Uruguay

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.”

Pebbles

“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.

St Francis of Assisi

“‘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.

… a man questioned the tailor. ‘Don’t you remember God created the whole world in six days?’ The tailor said, ‘I know. And look at the world, how he messed it. That’s what happens if you do things in six days.’ An anecdote told by Osho

old rabbi

“People … think the ego comes through prestige and power – renounce power, renounce prestige – but then the ego comes through your humbleness,” says Osho.

Osho in Kathmandu

Beloved Osho,
From birth onwards, time seemed to me to go faster and faster. But since we left America, just over two months ago, it feels to me like whole lifetimes have passed. Osho, what have you done to time?

“The people you think are moral are just repressed people, egoistic, carrying all sorts of repressed desires in them. Once an opportunity is given to them, they will explode,” concludes Osho.

osho-smiling-feat

Beloved Osho,

Many times sitting in your presence I am overwhelmed by a very childlike feeling. It seems so familiar, yet from a long time ago.