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Enlightenment

Godliness is within all of us, so also the potential to see it, but we simply are not aware of it, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree on August 25, 2019.

Ageh Bharti recalls an experience he told Osho about, to which Osho responded, “It is the highest stage of mind that has happened to you.”

Adyashanti

On the morning of what he calls his “real final awakening,” Adyashanti wrote the following to one of his teachers, Zen master Jakusho Kwong Roshi:

Live this moment

The moment you are in the present, enlightenment is the by-product, writes Osho’s niece, Pratiksha Apurv. Published in Speaking Tree on December 10, 2017.

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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?

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The Ancients said:
“(Self-)cultivation takes an unimaginable time (while) enlightenment in an instant is attained.”

It has to be understood very clearly that nobody has a duty to spread my vision, my message to the people. I hate the very word missionary. These are the ugliest creatures on the earth. I don't want to create missionaries. You have to be utterly selfish, concentrated on only one aim: becoming enlightened. As
In your lectures you talk about Gurdjieff, Ramana, Ramakrishna, Basho, and others who are physically not alive, but why don't you talk about the enlightened persons who are physically alive today? The question is from Swami Yoga Chinmaya. He has the knack of asking foolish questions. Now, if there is some enlightened person alive, he
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Q: Please will you explain to me what "the way of religion" means? I have always been so strongly against religion that I cannot imagine what it means. But, anyhow, I suppose it is the way of total aloneness. And this makes me a little uneasy. Since you gave me sannyas, I feel like I
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Nivedano ... (drumbeat) (gibberish) Nivedano ... (drumbeat) Be silent ... Close your eyes ... and feel your body to be completely frozen. This is the right moment to look inwards. Gather all your life energy, your total consciousness, and with an urgency as if this is going to be your last moment of life –
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Q: If I could ask you a question about your past: you spent a year – when you were a student in India – mad; in which you couldn’t formulate a sentence, and you lost your perspective. Is that the time that you were looking for that door?