Chaitanya Keerti writes about the time when he heard J. Krishnamurti had left his body and what Osho, at the time staying on Crete, Greece, said about him. Published in Happy HO on February 14, 2019.
Closer to heaven at the gateway to the Annapurna Range, Osho Upaban’s Bhakti Park in Nepal is a very special place that honors Osho and his early disciples, writes Deva Dosa.
When the Master is alive, when he is living, when the truth is breathing, then it is a cult – it has to be condemned. And when the Master is dead… And with the Master’s death the truth disappears, because truth needs an embodiment. It is an experience; it has to exist in the person
Kaiyum reviews Anjee Gitte Carlsen’s recently published book, subtitled: When terminal illness enters your life.
After a recent visit to Osho Tapoban in Nepal, Deva Dosa writes that the parks are so compelling, one seeker no longer asks if there is life after death, but is there death after life?
A contemplation by Veetman (text and video); “Nothing lasts. Everything is fleeting. This too will pass.”
In this particular excerpt from a discourse, Osho speaks about Gertrude Stein’s final moments before dying, when “she flowered in this koan.”
Vipassana’s body died this afternoon. Most of this chapter contains a description of the death and sannyasins’ reactions to it. Then follows a description of the celebration and Osho’s discourse about her death.
Osho relates the story of a young brahmin who angers his father so much with his questions, that he gives him to Death. Once found, Death confesses: “I have never killed anyone!”
Osho answers the question, “Beloved Osho, If you depart on the 6th of July *) of any year, are we all going with you?”
Inspiring and illuminating presentation of how to bypass the conservative funeral industry and how to come to terms with the reality of having one’s dead body disposed of. Bhagawati has the latest on body recycling.
A deeply reflective poem by Rumi (1207-1273) exploring the soul is read to accompany the Bagong Silang documentary about a community that inhabits a cemetery in Manila, Philippines.
In the third and final part, Svagito organises the transport of Meera’s body and hears a first report from the police investigation.
Osho speaks on death as “… a peaceful acceptance, a loving entry into the unknown, a joyful goodbye to old friends, to the old world. There should not be any tragedy in it.”
In the first part of Svagito’s recollections, we followed him and Meera on their adventure in South Africa up to the fatal dive. In this part Svagito tells of the many decisions he had to make to take care of her body.
A remixed Eminem/Rihanna song parody on the right to die according to a person’s wishes by ZDoggMD (Dr Zubin Damania).
Veetman about his experiences while being with the dying, their relatives and friends. This article includes a beautiful meditation which can help to become more aware of transience.
Svagito on the events that lead to Meera’s leaving her body (Part 1 of 3): “Nothing warned me of any danger. Everything happened suddenly and unexpectedly.”
Osho answers a question by a physician and states, “Health is natural, death is natural, but disease is not natural.”
Deeva shares with us the last precious moments with her dying mother, experienced together with her father, beloved Premdas and other family members.
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 two wings – two wings of the same phenomenon.” From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
A song on video by the Avett Brothers – with lyrics.
When my body won’t hold me anymore / And it finally lets me free / Will I be ready?
Death is not a problem created by thinking; you cannot solve it by thinking. Whatsoever you think, how can you solve it? says Osho.
“If you are intelligent you will see the futility of greed. If you are intelligent you will not miss today for tomorrow. You will not sacrifice this moment for another moment, you will live this moment in its totality,” states Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
Lokita’s insights on death while seeing her father go: “Standing next to his lifeless form, once again I was … in awe of the mystery of life and death, the mystery of who we are.”
In this TED talk, emergency medical technician O’Reilly describes what happens next when a gravely hurt patient asks him: “Am I going to die?”
Bodhicitta talks to Nirbija about how to invite Osho’s presence, being with dying friends, letting go, trust and relaxation. “The essential point of the Bardo is the insight that everything that happens between birth, death and afterwards is a projection, when parts of our mind are unravelling.”
“Down the ages man has been searching to find how to conquer death. And in fact there is no need to search, because death is an illusion,” says Osho
A seasonal contemplation with a poem by Priya Huffman: “There appears to be a natural ebb and flow between the active and the passive elements that have to be negotiated and respected in every creative project…”
Phyllis Shacter shares a very personal story about love and courage – and her husband Alan’s choice to die with the aid of VSED, voluntary stopping eating and drinking. Recorded at TEDxBellingham.
The past, present and future are not absolutes, demolishing the idea of time as inviolable. Video about biocentrism.
Scientist Dr Robert Lanza says in his book ‘Biocentrism’, that death is an illusion generated by our consciousness. Furthermore, life does not end when the body dies, and it can last forever. Published in Ancient Code.
In the last part of this discourse, Osho continues to answer the question from part nine: “The inquiry of a man of the fourth plane changes dimensions…”
Osho answers a question about the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster that happened at the time he was in Uruguay during the World Tour.
An article by Ken Murray, MD, published in Zócalo; “How has it come to this – that doctors administer so much care that they wouldn’t want for themselves? The simple, or not-so-simple, answer is this: patients, doctors, and the system.”
Working full-on as a painter in the Lao Tzu construction crew in Pune 2 to complete the Samadhi, Surendra narrates the circumstances that made him decide to fly to England to be with his dying mother.
“Wherever you go you will find death waiting for you,” states Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
Because of recent allegations and comments that have been made publicly, Ageh Bharti wrote a letter to shed light on the circumstances of Osho’s death.
Allan searching for and finding ways to experience the ongoing bliss of the Buddhafield and profound acceptance of the facts of death.
Aneesha shares insights she has gained in her life, and particularly in recent years, as she is moving from an extrovert to a more introspective life in preparation for the ultimate adventure.
Surendra explores the Japanese countryside for abandoned buildings and sees that death really is at the heart of life.
“So if this earth disappears, people will be moving to different planets according to their growth, according to whatever is needed for them to grow more,” says Osho.
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.”