Archive for Osho

Osho on Reincarnation

Osho says, "... the whole idea of reincarnation is a misconception."

Lao Tzu’s famous judgment

Osho comments: "His reasoning was so absolutely correct: If people go on gathering money on one side, then who is creating the thieves?" From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by [...]

Astrology is an aspect of spirituality, a dimension of spirituality

Osho states, "The centers that exist deep within this body alone, which Yoga calls chakras, are the accumulated forms of many lives." From 'Hidden Mysteries', Ch 5, Part 6 of 6.

Abraham Lincoln’s doppelgänger

Osho says, "Everybody is playing a certain role that has been taught to him, for which he has been brought up." From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

The ultimate meanness has been committed by America and England

Osho speaks about the creation of Israel by politicians and the resulting constant conflicts and suggests, "Move the Jews from Israel and give Israel to the Mohammedans; it belongs [...]

Whatever is happening has already happened

"The deepest realization of astrology is that your past must be unlocked," states Osho. From 'Hidden Mysteries', Ch 5, Part 5 of 6.

If man lives naturally there will be no disease

Osho answers a question by a physician and states, “Health is natural, death is natural, but disease is not natural.”

Buddha’s question to Shron, the King of Shravasti

"Life is like playing on the sitar, if you are too loose, you are lost, if you are too tight, you are lost. The wise have always followed the middle path," says Osho. From our [...]

Seven concentric circles

"In the new commune, the first concentric circle will be for those who come like journalists – prejudiced people, who already know that they know. In short, for the fools," [...]

Everything is joined to the cosmos

Osho says, "Even miniature organisms possess an inner source of feeling." From 'Hidden Mysteries', Ch 5, Part 4 of 6.

A king had three sons

"Light a candle of awareness and your emptiness will be full of light," states Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

All history is bunk!

Declare your freedom individually. And that's my movement. You are here, not as a society, not as a community, you are here as an individual, states Osho

Learn to be in the present

Whether you are afraid or not, everybody is missing the train. It is good that you are afraid, because that may help you to understand why you are missing, says Osho.

Every soul chooses its own time of conception

Osho says, "The actual birth takes place on the day when the foetus is conceived in the mother's womb." From 'Hidden Mysteries', Ch 5, Part 3 of 6.

In fifty years’ time the decision will be made

"The coming few years are going to be very significant years in man's history," states Osho.

The Hassidic story of Sodom and Gomorrah

Osho says, "Hassids are Jews, but not accepted by the orthodox Jews. There is something in Hassids which I appreciate." From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

The whole universe is an organic unity

"Cosmic chemistry says that the entire cosmos is a body. Nothing in it stands apart, all things are joined together," states Osho. From 'Hidden Mysteries', Ch 5, Part 2 of 6.

The convict and the ant

Osho relates a tale showing what happens when one interprets a situation. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Understand the ancient science of astrology

"The deepest laws of astrology were first discovered in India," says Osho while speaking about the origins of astrology and the relationship between the sun and the human body. [...]

The suspension bridge

"When you tell somebody to believe in something, you are creating a neurosis in him, you are creating a division," states Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

‘Hat’ meditation

Krishna Prem explains a quick meditation and recounts an anecdote (from his book 'Gee You Are You').

Uddalaka’s son asks, “Father, who am I?”

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 [...]

What is the connection between laughter and sex?

"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.

Your beloved is dead

Death is not a problem created by thinking; you cannot solve it by thinking. Whatsoever you think, how can you solve it? says Osho.

A priest tricked by a witch

"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. [...]

Every eleven years there is great turmoil on the sun

"Everything is joined to the cosmos," states Osho on the subject of sun spots and related wars, disturbances, and diseases on our planet.

Every day death is there

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A Sufi mystic is granted a wish

"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 [...]

“I love you,” means danger

Osho talks on the topic of 'Love': "You cannot accept the idea that you are worth loving, that anybody can love you."

Seeing is light

Sannyas darshan of Veet Nisha, from Believing the Impossible Before Breakfast, Ch 27, dated 27 February 1978: "To open your eyes needs courage because you may have to see things [...]

Relationship is one thing, interdependence totally another

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."

Even your love is nothing but a power trip

"Always remember, the universe is unknowable, absolutely, because it is alive. Analysis kills," states Osho.

A man goes to the Ganges – Ramakrishna’s response

"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 [...]

America is slipping into darkness

Osho speaks on war in Afghanistan and in particular on the Pakhtoon people, and about the role of the Americans and opening up of the then Soviet Union.

A person living through intuition is always happy

Osho talks on 'Intuition': "There are many people who would like to be intuitive, who would like to find the inner guide, just to succeed in the world. For them the inner guide [...]

Dale Carnegie postponed sending a letter

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.

You are not predicting the future

A sannyasin says: I'm going back to pursue my study of astrology and to try to use it as a medium to communicate with people - not for its predictative qualities but just as a [...]

Evolution – why only to a few monkeys?

"Creation and evolution are absolute opposites to each other," states Osho.

They have come just now from God’s home

Osho talks on the subject of 'Children': "...you have to learn from them because they are far more closer to God than you are."

A child understands why the king has not learned anything from his wise men

"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.

Love people, relate with people

In darshan, Osho speaks to Prito: "One has to be two things: at the center, bliss, at the circumference, love; inside, bliss, outside, love.

Shaking

An introduction, and invitation to Shaking by Nisarga from the Integral Body Institute in Poland (video).

Whatsoever you see is just a symbol

Osho answers a question about symbols and speaks in particular about the relevance of bowing down before the cast of his feet.

Never Born – Never Died

Two slideshows, dated 19th and 20th January 1990, Osho International Commune, Pune, India.

Tomorrow you may have to celebrate alone

Our beloved Master, I can't remember when you last paused to look at your watch to decide whether to speak further or not. Does that mean we have been juicier to be with lately? [...]

Without America Israel would be immediately finished

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."

The chain reaction

Our beloved master, I imagined that our tendency to put ourselves down was a product of our conditioning, and something peculiar to modern man. But even in Rinzai's time it [...]

The man who lost his axe suspected the boy next door

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.

Wild dance and latihan

In darshan Osho talks to a sannyasin, asking him to accept sadness, and when it becomes uncomfortable to dance wildly and do latihan.

Watch the drama

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