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“People … think the ego comes through prestige and power – renounce power, renounce prestige – but then the ego comes through your humbleness,” says Osho.
Osho answers one of Bhagwat’s questions; “You have to see what this ego is, and just seeing is enough.”
“Everybody somehow is trying to feel, to convince himself, that he is the greatest man in the world … And you can always find something that will be supportive to you – but it is not really nourishing to you. It is cutting you off from existence,” states Osho.
“We dreamed up the Earth game as an experiment in separation from our divine source, to feel what it would be like, to see what it could teach us, and to experience the exhilaration of awakening within the dream, says Jeff Street. Published on Wake Up World on February 3, 2017.
Keerti says that for those who have known themselves all facts such as date of birth and events dissolve, they cease to have meaning. Published in The Economic Times on February 20, 2019.
Our ego is an iceberg, only one-tenth is visible. To confront it, dissolve it and offer it as our gift to Osho for his birthday on 11 December is the best gift for him and us, writes Swami Anand Kul Bhushan.
Keerti writes about the very unconscious social conditioning, imprisoning all inside its thick walls. Published in The Asian Age on November 13, 2018.
Man’s ego is such that it does not know how to surrender, writes Chaitanya Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle. Published on September 17, 2018.
We need to experience the energy of existence by opening our inner doors and stepping out, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree on October 8, 2018.
Osho answers a question about why he has come to earth, and says, “My whole message is to see the truth, to see the hell that ego creates in the name of perfection, uniqueness – and to let it drop.”
The feeling of being separate makes one violent, writes Chaitanya Keerti. Published in the Deccan Chronicle on September 4, 2018.
Surendra casts a critical eye at the behaviour, rules and norms of tribes and families and their enslavement of the individual. He states, “The tribe is the collective version of ego.”
In answer to the question, What is this ego? Osho tells an ancient story. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
Osho explains to a new disciple that the people who come to a master can be divided into four categories.
“…Don’t put anybody higher than you and don’t put anybody lower than you. We are one,” says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
Osho answers questions asked by a member of the press in Mumbai after he returned from his world tour. “I am an anarchist. I want to see humanity without being governed by anybody, because each government basically means slavery…”
Love is the way of enlightenment and ego is the way of politics leading to insensitive violence, writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle on May 26, 2017.
“That’s how the ego exists. We magnify our virtues, we magnify our sins, we magnify everything,” says Osho. From our series 1001 Tales, compiled by Shanti.
We find that many intelligent people, like scientists, philosophers, and even politicians, express great admiration and respect for us individually and for the way we live together – but they refuse to understand that we point to you as the source of this. Where is the block?
Arjuna comments on the apology: Leave it alone Hillary, or be prepared to have your abuse and your husband’s abuse of women exposed.
Q: If the ego is unreal, then does it not mean that the unconscious mind, the accumulation of memories in the brain cells, and the process of transformation that is the subject matter of spirituality, is also unreal, a dream process?
Beloved Master, why is it that nobody likes to be criticized, and yet everybody loves to criticize others?
Avikal talks about the monster of Greek mythology, in modern times also called ‘the inner judge’, and how through inquiry and alertness we can tackle the Medusa.
Q: You made me altogether confused and lethargic. I am like mad. At the moment I feel no trust even. Now tell me what should I do? Where should I go?
I have heard, a man in an orange robe entered the Vrindavan juice bar, barged up to the front of the line, and demanded tea and cake.
In the East much has been worked out, much has been done to understand the ego, much probing has been done.
Lean back in your chair and let yourself be carried along in this motivating film about consciousness by Karsten Ramser.