Excerpt from Alan Watts’ The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are.
John Butler, 84-year-old YouTuber, helps people cope with anxieties. Published on BBC, June 15, 2021.
Osho speaks on these lines in the Desiderata: “Hear then the wisdom of the wise…” and “Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.”
“The quintessence of Tao is ‘Tathata’, acceptability. Where there is total acceptability, there is the condition of desirelessness,” states Osho.
On July 20, 1970 Osho began the Hindi discourse series Krishna: Meri Drishti Mein (कृष्ण : मेरी दृष्टि में) (Krishna: The Man and His Philosophy) at C.C.I. Chambers in Mumbai.
Osho speaks on ‘peace of mind’ and asserts that to be against anything is to be at war. “Peace is very alive. Peace is more alive than war – because war is in the service of death, peace is in the service of life.”
Meditation is not a solution of any problem in particular; it solves nothing. It simply helps you to get rid of the mind, the problem-creator. It simply helps you to slip out of the mind as a snake slips out of the old skin. Once you know you are not the mind the great transcendence