With the help of a moving sand art picture, Osho demonstrates the difference between mind and meditation.
Osho speaks on acting and says, “If you take life as an acting, you will start moving towards spirituality.”
“I can die, but not life. You can die, you will die – but not the cosmos, not the existence,” states Osho.
One Zen monk is reported to have said – every morning of his life after his enlightenment, the first thing in the morning he would say was, “Osho!”
An excerpt of Osho’s answer to the question, Why do you call yourself Bhagwan? Why do you call yourself god?
Osho says, “India is the only land in the whole world, strangely, which has devoted all its talents in a concentrated effort to see the truth and to be the truth.”
Osho speaks about the politics in declaring abortions illegal and at the same time preventing dying people from having a pleasant death.
In this excerpt, Osho speaks on the origins of the Aryans and the Sanskrit roots many languages have evolved from.
Osho says people don’t see that they are poisoning the joy of the children and states that a human kind of education must be found in the world.
Osho answers a seeker’s question about how can there be any generalizations about the qualities of man and woman.
Death is not a problem created by thinking; you cannot solve it by thinking. Whatsoever you think, how can you solve it? says Osho.
“When you celebrate, the whole existence participates with you. Only in celebration do we meet the ultimate, the eternal,” says Osho.
Osho talks about the copyright on the meditation The Four Directions. “So my suggestion to you is that the best will be to call it No Directions.”
“If you are walking on soft earth, the best way is to walk barefoot, no shoes. You have a tremendous contact with the earth,” says Osho.
Almost every person is split – for such silly and stupid things you cannot believe. You will not allow a saint just a little bit of smoking?
An Enlightenment Day Celebration in Bhagwan’s silent presence held in Pune 1. The following are quotes on the occasion of the celebration – and a song.
In my childhood I used to love swimming, and my village river becomes very dangerous in rainy season, it becomes flooded.
“This is the reason why man is not meditative: The whole society forces him to be in a state of mind, not in a state of meditation.”
Ninety-nine percent of people start meditating because meditation is talked about. There are times when it becomes fashionable.
There are stories about cultures reaching to the peak. But those that reached the ultimate height eventually had to go underground.