Osho, one of the most revolutionary spiritual leaders of India, had a massive following during his lifetime. Today too, his teachings and programmes organised by the spiritual leaders of his commune are favoured by the seekers and common man alike.
Osho sought to answer the spiritual quest of the contemporary man. He touched upon almost every aspect of the development of human consciousness in his discourses and discussions. He stressed that in the contemporary world need is to live like Zorba the Buddha – meditate and enjoy the calming effect of spiritual life while not depriving oneself of life’s pleasures.
A celebrated spiritual leader, his teachings resonate well with the modern man striving to strike a balance in life.
A mature person never commits the same mistake again. But just an old person goes on committing the same mistakes again and again. He lives in a circle. He never learns anything.
Things are interdependent: failure/success, happiness/unhappiness, summer/winter, youth/old age, beauty/ugliness — all are interdependent, they exist together.
They have added to the beauty of existence, but nobody should be so arrogant as to say, “I am the last.”
This word whole is beautiful. The word heal comes from the whole, and the word holy also comes from the whole. He is whole, healed, holy.
You are just like a child who is sent back to the same class again and again until he passes his grades. We tell him he will not be allowed into the next class until he completes this one.
Between the two eyebrows is the gland, which is a mysterious part of the body. This gland is called pineal gland, it is the third eye of Tibetans and Shivnetra the eye of Shiva of tantra. Between the two eyes exists the third eye, but it is non-functioning. It is...
Once you discover that God himself is hidden in breath, you have come to know yourself.
The man of awakening dies the way a bird moves into the sky, without making a track or a path. The sky remains empty.
When you trust her intelligence, her understanding, her awareness, you trust it. And if she finds that she would like to move into love with somebody else, it is perfectly okay.
The freedom of women is going to be the freedom of men too. The day the woman is accepted as equal, given equal opportunity to grow, man will find himself suddenly free from the bitchiness that he used to feel from the woman.