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.
Osho says, “You are not new on this earth, you are older than the earth because you have lived on other earths also, other planets.”
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.
The world headquarters will be publishing my books, will be releasing my tapes, videotapes, will be doing every kind of work. But it has no domination over anybody. All communes of the world are independent. All centers of the world are absolutely free. They are under nobody’s guidance. My sannyasins are directly related to me.
Maybe not today but some time in the future, when man will be able to understand, he will come to know this truth.
It is the whole idea of private property that has created the father, that has created the family, that has created the ownership of the woman by the man.
Pythagoras’ contribution to western philosophy is immense. It is incalculable. For the first time he introduced vegetarianism to the West.
You must have heard about the Japanese poem, haiku. It is the smallest poetry form in the world – seventeen syllables only – but one of the most penetrating. The word ‘haiku’ means ‘the beginning’. This is a tremendous significance – the word haiku means the beginning. The haiku poets say: We only begin, we
Aum purnamadah purnamidam purnat purnamudachyate purnasya purnamadaya purnameva vashisyate. Aum this is the cold. That is the cold. From coldness emerges coldness. Coldness coming from coldness, coldness still remains! This morning is really cold, hence the change of the meaning. I don’t stick to the words, I stick to the reality! Therefore,