Archive for Osho

Move from the head to the heart

Osho about the Heart: "The heart is always true. And the head is never true."

The parable of God and the farmer

"Enjoy all climates, all moods of nature" - from the series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Man Has Always Been The Same

Q: Looking at myself and others here, is it possible there have been others like us - such as Buddha's disciples? Were they amazed and did they find themselves laughing at how [...]

A Gathering of Friends

In view that Osho Chairs are now being established, we are publishing a discourse Osho gave on December 23, 1967 in Lonavala, India.

Nature is Wild

Mukta was my gardener in Poona.

The Agony May Be Great

Q: If the whole history of the world were condensed into one year, with us standing at the end of that vast year, it would look something like this:

I Laugh in My Room

Beloved Master, After two years here, I had heard Bodhidharma's laughter. I never heard him again. Is he still around?

Alexander meets Diogenes…Twice!

Osho tells a rare account of a second meeting between Alexander and Diogenes, published here in the series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

Laughter is the very essence of religion

Osho talks on Laughter: "The whole play of existence is so beautiful that laughter can be the only response to it."

The Nine Adepts of Ashoka… Are Still Working

Ashoka created a group which is still existing - a group of nine persons. Whenever a person dies, another replaces him, so the group still continues.

Woman Has to Contribute More to Life

Beloved Master, You always said that women are better than men as far as ruling and governing people is concerned. You said that they are better than men because their starting [...]

I Would like Women to Take Power

Beloved Master, Why have you always emphasized that women are better than men in ruling and administration, taking care? Is that what you experience in your commune or is it only [...]

A Beautiful Christmas Card

Beloved Master, I am seventy now, but still the sexual urge is there. What should I do?

Give Science a Chance

Beloved Osho, My fear around your vision of the birth of the new man through test-tubes and genetic engineering comes not from the technology itself, but from fear of who might [...]

A Rare Woman Attains to Enlightenment

Osho speaks on acceptance and the Buddhist nun Rengetsu in our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.

The Three Stages of Enlightenment

This question has been hovering in me for years. A few times you have talked around it, but this has mystified me more, so please enlighten.

Conscious Love

When you fall in love with a person, you feel very, very happy. This is a drug.

Six Blind Men in Search of the Nature of an Elephant

"People look into books, find out fragments, make philosophies out of fragments. That's how all the religions have evolved, and all the theologies and all the philosophies. They [...]

They Had No Consciousness

We can learn much, seeing what is happening, and then we can think introspectively about other civilizations which have disappeared, either through war or through calamities which [...]

All Our Games Are Childish

Man is so miserable, that he wants to forget his misery in any kind of entertainment, howsoever stupid it may look to those who have a little intelligence. 

Live The Moment

Osho explains in a darshan a meditation that helps to be in the herenow.

Indra’s Net

You can go on moving backwards, and you will find everything that has happened in existence up to now, had to happen for you to happen.

16. In Memory of Alan Watts

How many books have I talked about in the P.P.S? Hmmm? "Forty, Osho." Forty? "Yes, Osho."

You Are a Part of the Cosmic Consciousness

What exists? There are so  many layers. If one is only aware of the surface, then matter exists. Matter is the surface of existence.

Gratitude to the Whole

Gramya: I would like to ask about prayer, because I was taught as a child to pray and the prayer was of thanksgiving.

The Whole Trinity is There

Neeraj is going back to Devon, England. She is unsure whether to spend her time travelling around England, or starting a meditation centre where she lives.

The Soviet Union Cannot Stop Because America Will Go Ahead

So now scientists are almost in the hands of the politicians. ... The world has to be one, and it has to be governed by creative people, not by politicians.

15. I Am Waiting For You To Rise A Little Higher

Okay. The first book I am going to talk about in this P.P.S. is one nobody would think I would ever talk about.

Know Your Thoughts

A Cup of Tea (85)

Just Witnessing – Not Interfering, Not Even Judging

Q: You say the whole world is a mess. What is it that you're trying to create in man, in the world?

Energy Enjoys itself Playing

Osho speaks on 'Play / Leela': "God is playing; he is not engaged in work..."

To Read Wittgenstein is Really an Experience

Osho: "Of this century I consider Ludwig Wittgenstein the most important philosopher."

He Has Never Been Lost

A Cup of Tea (84).

Journalists Should Not Be Afraid Of Anybody

Beloved Osho, What is healthy journalism? Can journalism survive on positive news? Please explain your vision on the responsibility of the media.

You Can Change Only The Individual

Beloved Osho, The longing for a better life, for a utopia, has been constantly in man's mind since he became aware of his consciousness. On the other hand he became more and more [...]

14. Please Don’t Freak Out, Freak In

I have come to know, Devageet, that you freaked out this morning. Once in a while freaking is a good exercise, but freaking out I don't support.

The State of No-Thought

A Cup of Tea (83).

Every Planet Has To Die One Day

Prem Gaffar, a new sannyasin, says: "I've started to stand off and observe things and it looks as if... people are destroying themselves... The world is destroying itself."

River of Love

Sarito has just come too; he's the architect from America. He is grey-haired, has glasses; his energy feels young, in touch.

A Disidentification with the Past

Having given sannyas to a man from England, the twin brother of a sannyasin, Osho explained the meaning of his name - Anand Bhagwata - to him, and then went on to talk about the [...]

All Politicians Are Mentally Sick

Beloved Osho, We find that many intelligent people, like scientists, philosophers, and even politicians, express great admiration and respect for us individually and for the way [...]

Sat Yoga, Treta Yoga, Dwapar and Kali Yuga

Osho talks on the four yugas.

Man is asleep – man lives in a deep slumber

Osho speaking on 'Asleep': "Zen is an effort to become alert and awake..."

Ego Is Unreal

Q: If the ego is unreal, then does it not mean that the unconscious mind, the accumulation of memories in the brain cells, and the process of transformation that is the subject [...]

Life’s Highest Enjoyment

A Cup of Tea (82)

We are All a Connected Whole

Life is an organic unity. If there is only giving and no receiving, to whom are you going to give?

No Master Ever Dies For Those Who Can Trust

Last night you spoke of satsang and the importance of the disciple's proximity to the guru. Does this mean physical proximity? Is the disciple who lives at a great physical [...]

Perhaps This Earth, This Planet, Has Come To Its End

Beloved Osho, You spoke the other day of how, when an individual dies, he almost immediately finds another womb. But what happens when people die en masse, as happens in wartime or [...]