We have missed the laughter of the heart because we have been trained to approach God with a serious and long face! To be religious does not mean we have to put on such a face! All religious practices are meant to unite us with God, in whatever form, but one God that goes without any controversy is the God of love and laughter.
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But Frederich Nietzsche statement is only half: Nobody has tried to make it complete. It looks complete, but Frederich Nietzsche was not aware that there are religions in the world that have no God, Yet even those religions man is not free. He was not aware of Buddhism, Jainism, Taoism – the most profound religions of all.
So don’t try to be celibate just to avoid death because that too again is fear. The people who try to become celibate are afraid of death, and one who is afraid of death can never know what death is, can never know what deathlessness is. So don’t be afraid.
You may be surprised to know that there has been a very great discovery in recent years that machines have to rest. Machines! you would never think it. Why machines? They dont need any rest. You drive a car for twenty hours, thirty hours the car needs a rest.
BELOVED OSHO, I AM A WEAKLING. YET I HAVE THE FEELING THAT I CAN, FOR THE FIRST TIME, RELAX INTO MY WEAKNESS HERE. MUST I BE STRONG AND COURAGEOUS? There is no must here. All should, and must ought to have to be dropped. Only then do you become a natural being. And what is […]
A thinker is never here and now, he is never in the present, he is always somewhere else. A meditator is always here and now, he is nowhere else. That’s why thinking is the only barrier in meditation. You have to become aware and by and by the more you become aware, the more you stop cooperating with thinking.
In this frantic rush for instant results, everyone seems to have forgotten that what they start to learn are ‘asanas’ or postures and, at the most, pranayam or breath regulation.
People are trying to find happiness, hence the over concern with the body. It is almost an obsession. It has gone beyond the limits of concern to obsession with the body. They are making an effort to have some contract with happiness through the body, and that is not possible.
Swami Chaitanya Keerti In the light of growing divide between many communities in India, and all kinds of conflicts are erupting every day into a large-scale violence leading to loss of emotional wellness among individuals and different groups of society. It has become very important to pay attention to the insights given by enlightened […]
My daughter and her friend recently joined Yoga Classes to enhance their fitness levels and learn some meditation techniques (obviously on my behest). When they returned from the class, out of curiosity, I checked on them, “How was the class?” They did not sound much enthusiastic as anticipated, knowing that today’s young generation of today […]