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.
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 in an earthquake, for example?
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.”
Surrender is a very paradoxical state: on one hand you disappear, on the other hand you appear for the first time in your infinite glory, in your multidimensional splendor.
Grahi wrote this essay as a reminder to keep challenging and questioning the assumptions of most people.
On the occasion of celebrated Indian classical dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai’s death, Kul Bhushan reflects on Osho’s vision about celebrating death as much as life.
Q: Sometimes you talk nonsense in the lectures. How can you tell us to go and look for an alive master if you die?
Osho answers a question about death and the utter necessity to truly experience life so the conscious becomes more and more alive while the unconscious goes on dying.
Alan Watts (1915 – 1973), the British philosopher, writer and speaker, on the necessity of accepting death (original audio).
Mutribo invites all those who can to attend Premda’s one-man show on Saturday, August 15th at The Byron Theatre. It might be Premda’s swan song.
Bill Thomson interviews Dr. Mitchell Gaynor, Director of Medical Oncology and Integrative Medicine at the Strang-Cornell Cancer Prevention Center in New York, USA. Published in Gong Sound Healing