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Osho comments on a beautiful parable in the Upanishads. “The deepest core of being is non-being. The foundation of isness is nothingness." "Life and death are not two things but [...]
"Anand Devopama, there is certainly a connection; the connection is simple. Sexual orgasms and laughter happen in the same way; their process is similar," replies Osho.
"If you believe in God, you can believe in a witch, it is the same package. If you can believe in one kind of nonsense, you can believe in all kinds of nonsense," states Osho. [...]
"Desire means rejection of something - desirelessness means acceptance - you are happy as things are. In fact, things are irrelevant, you are happy. You are happy, that’s the [...]
Osho answers a question by Vasumati. Osho says, "When unhappiness comes one welcomes it, when happiness comes one welcomes it, knowing that they are partners in the same game."
"For thousands of years the human mind has believed that by going to a holy pool, to a river or to a pond, all will be good. You want to find cheap ways to get rid of all that you [...]
Osho speaks about a letter written to Dale Carnegie and how Carnegie's answer was transformed over and over again. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
"If you are humble, the whole existence becomes a teacher to you," says Osho commenting on a Sufi story. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
In discourse, Osho speaks about the creation of Israel after WW2 and the implications to this day. He states, "I have always been against the creation of Israel."
Osho speaks about the mind being the disease, "If you bring your mind to reality you will see something which is not there." From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
"Love is the whole Torah, the rest is commentary. And what is love? – do not do unto others that which you would not like to be done to you," comments Osho on this anecdote. From [...]
In a Hindi discourse, Osho answers a question by the late Om Prakash Saraswati after listening to the first discourse on the Gita of Ashtavakra: "These words are of the sky. These [...]
"If you are intelligent you will see the futility of greed. If you are intelligent you will not miss today for tomorrow. You will not sacrifice this moment for another moment, you [...]
"People are trying different methodologies, practising a thousand and one things, to get out. And in fact they are out." says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
'Buddha [knew] it was possible to attain here in this house, because it has nothing to do with forest or with town, with family or with ashram... It is available everywhere,' [...]
Osho answers questions asked by a member of the press in Mumbai after he returned from his world tour. "I am an anarchist. I want to see humanity without being governed by anybody, [...]
"If you repeat a certain mantra for a long time, that too creates subtle chemical changes in your being. It is better than drugs, but still, that too is a subtle drug," says Osho.
Osho declares, "If we examine the course of human thinking in the last 300 years, we find a steep increase in doctrines of humanity and justice. But never, in all the history of [...]
"First, recite the sutra; second, understand intellectually; third, give a sign that you have lived it. These are the three stages," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled [...]
"Man has not evolved much. The real man is born only when your inner monkey completely disappears, utterly disappears," says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.