:…life itself is rooted in freedom. We are not machines, we are not pre-programmed, we are utter freedoms.” Osho is quoted on the subject of ‘Freedom’.
From Savita’s book ‘Dinner with Osho’: a story told by Shobhana about learning to appreciate what is beautiful in life.
Osho speaks on the topic ‘Responsibility’: “To be conscious means to take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders. To be responsible is the beginning of buddhahood.”
In this essay, Marc explores responsibility and groupthink in the wake of the events in Rajneeshpuram, shown in the docuseries Wild Wild Country.
Osho takes the responsibility for what happened in Rajneeshpuram and says, “…this is my deepest longing: that Sheela and her group should be forgiven.”
“Remember that you are alone, there is no God, there are no messengers, and there is no dictator. You have to be decisive about your own life,” states Osho in 1987 after he returns to Pune.
More and more wake-up calls are reaching us. More and more individuals speak up. Here’s Abby Martin (of Russia Today, US Edition) taking a look back at Plato’s ‘Allegory of the Cave’ and its application to today’s society.