From an interview with Swami Satya Vedant – by Ma Dhyan Amiyo.
Osho talks in discourse to his disciples about a friend who is dying, Vipassana, and how to welcome death.
The Ten Grounds of the Way: Accepting the call of the beyond, centering, sagely intelligence. (part 4)
Angulimala “had taken a vow that he would kill one thousand people, not less than that, because the society had not treated him well.”
“This is the man of individuality, who does not care for his life, for his body, who has no fear. He accepted death with joy.”
Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan turns eighty today – a moment to remember that Osho once mentioned one of his albums – by Radhika.
Osho speaks about an interview given by Dr Abraham Kovoor in December 1976 in which he talks about Osho, criticising him and the sannyasins.
Osho comments on the last stanzas of Desiderata: ‘Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself.’
“In your meditative consciousness, death disappears just as darkness disappears when there is light brought in,” states Osho.
“You are living surrounded by death, and if this can be remembered, this can become the greatest stimulation for meditation, for awareness,” says Osho.
Osho states: “He was a conqueror. He was pushing the river of life according to his desires… Please, flow with the river. You are a part, you cannot impose yourself on the whole; the whole is infinite.”
“As near as I can tell, the only door we have left open to ourselves as a species is a mass-scale awakening,” writes Caitlin Johnstone. Published in SOTT on October 26, 2020.
Osho comments on a sutra, “So the first thing Uwais says is, ‘This is my feeling. I live moment to moment, without any plan or future. I don’t know what is going to happen this evening – maybe death.'”
From a discourse by Osho on Sufism: “If you have known love you have known death, if you have known meditation you have known death.”
“My suggestion is that a black hole is like a door: from one side it is a black door, a black hole – things go into it and disappear into nothingness,” says Osho.
Osho speaks about the process of a conscious death and nature’s indication to become aware that death is approaching.
“[It] is a common experience in medical colleges that the kind of sickness the students are learning about … starts happening to many students,” states Osho.
“This false ego which you have created by not looking in, by continuously looking out, is the root cause of fear,” states Osho.
Lord Sumption, former Supreme Court judge writes about the coronavirus lockdown. Published in The Sunday Times, April 5, 2020
In a letter, Siddho is asking: “Why wait for emergencies to be aware? Or to be compassionate? Or to be new and fresh every moment? Why not find out every day that our home is inside?”
Shiva represents the very peak of human evolution and the ultimate in life, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in The Times of India and in The Speaking Tree on February 21, 2020.