“A real man of understanding never renounces anything. He simply understands: ‘Nothing is there to possess, so how can I renounce?'” says Osho.
Osho talks about meditating in a Buddhafield, “the field of awakening” and returning to “the marketplace.”
“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.
Osho talks on the subject of ‘Sannyas’: It “helps you to get rid of the non-essential … and meditation helps you to find the essential.”
“…You will have to lose a few things, but they are worthless. You will be gaining so much that you will never think again of what you have lost,” explains Osho.
Keerti relates an African legend to the wisdom of the heart as defined by Osho. Published in the Deccan Chronicle, May 27, 2019.
Osho states, “I am not concerned with politicians but with the way politics functions: it is ugly, it is inhuman, it is barbarous.”
After telling the anecdote, Osho says: “I am challenging you to jump out of the well … And the moment you see the ocean, there will be no need for me to convince you that this is bigger than your well.”
Your horoscope by Phoebe with quotes from Osho: “One has to wait, and one has to learn how to wait… Be patient and just wait. Wait with deep love, prayerfulness, gratitude…”
Taking inspiration from the story of the mystical bird, we should go back to our source before it’s too late, writes Pratiksha Apurv. Published in The Speaking Tree on May 11, 2019.
Osho speaks about the politics in declaring abortions illegal and at the same time preventing dying people from having a pleasant death.
The Buddha did not use the old Sanskrit language – he used the Pali language which everybody could understand in those days, writes Keerti. Published in The Asian Age on May 13, 2019.
Osho says not to be concerned about nirvana: “Be concerned about this moment, because this is the only true moment there is, and enter into it.”
A selection of portrait photos taken by late photographer, Dinubhai M Rawal. His son Bipinbhai remembers events he had heard from his father – as told to Anuragi.
Osho talks on ‘Trust’: “It is the highest form of love, it is the essential core of love. Love itself is a mystery and indeﬁnable, but love is like a circumference and trust is its very center, its soul.”
With this anecdote Osho explains that one can become aware of what we have, only when we have lost it.
In this excerpt, Osho speaks on the origins of the Aryans and the Sanskrit roots many languages have evolved from.
Rashid addresses the issue how to go about protecting Osho memorabilia once a sannyasin who had been gifted with a present, leaves their body.
A recital by Mini of Vishal Bhardwaj’s poem ‘Osho’ in Hindi is shown in this video (English translation provided).
Osho states that this story told by the great Sufi Master, Farid Al-Din’ Attar, is “a symbolical, mythological tale of the ultimate utter death of the disciple.”
Osho states for the record that after a hundred years the prohibition of drugs in his commune will be thought anti-revolutionary.
In a press interview in Jesus Grove, Rajneeshpuram, Osho speaks about the influence Confucius has on communism to this day.
We have mistreated our abode like a kind of junkyard while dreaming about our golden future, states Keerti. Published in the Deccan Chronicle on April 30, 2019.
With this Hassid story Osho illustrates that the treasure is within us, in our own home, that underneath our own consciousness, just within us, is the kingdom of God.
Osho explains with a parable that only with an innocent mind the contact is immediate, from being to being, from heart to heart.
In his column Abracadabra, K. B. Ganapathy explores the ‘Esoteric Group’ of nine persons known as ‘Navaratanas’ and some of Osho’s statements about the group. Published in the Star of Mysore on April 20, 2019.
Advocate Rishabh Gandhi, on behalf of petitioner Yogesh Thakkar, pointed out serious deficiencies in the probe conducted by the investigating officers of Pune Police into the allegedly forged will of Osho. Published in the Hindustan Times on April 19, 2019.
Marc provides a deeper look into the history of psychology: “Psychology today is the science of behaviour and mind and includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.”
Osho states, “In deep compassion you will be able to help many more people – because, in fact, compassion is the only thing that helps.”
Osho explains that the psychology of the buddhas does not work with the mind, its uniqueness is meditation, watchfulness, witnessing, leading to transcendence.
“Out of the mind and you are out of politics; otherwise, whatsoever you do is politics,” states Osho.
An interview Maneesha conducted with Yoga Chinmaya approximately in 1977, which was published in the darshan diary, The Buddha Disease.
Osho says people don’t see that they are poisoning the joy of the children and states that a human kind of education must be found in the world.
Every incarnation is wide open to total fulfilment in whatever form it can be experienced, and this is what every child’s caretaker must be aware of, writes Bhagawati.
Osho says, “Maneesha has asked… Choosing the sutras for these discourses she is getting a little taste of Zen.”
Osho on the subject of ‘Food’: “…there is a deep association between food and love; in fact food comes first and then love follows.”