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.
"Meditation is an effort to get rid of personality and to reach to your living sources of life, your individuality, your flame" Osho
God is not Expressible in any word whatever. Call him "he" and the word falls short; call him "she" and the word falls short; call him "it" and word falls short, very short. If 'he' reminds you of a personality, 'it' will remind you of a thing. If 'he' reminds you...
“And, one thing more,” Ananda said. “You never change your posture, your remain in the same posture. Wherever you put your hand in the beginning, you keep it there the whole night. You never change it. It seems that deep down you are keeping absolutely alert.”
You will remain just a watcher on the hill. The body will be there – dead, burned ashes – and you will be the watcher, you will be the witness. This witness has no ego.
Try this. Who ever is unable to go out can use this technique as well as the meditation for sleep which is to be done at night. You can do them both just before sleeping. The body can be purified in this way.
Christmas Humphrey calls Zen Buddhism that is starting in the wrong direction from the very beginning. Zen is not buddhism – the essential core of the heart of Buddha, certainly, but it is the essential core of Moses too,
The human mind tends to covert every experience into a question. That is a very destructive step. Please avoid it. the purpose of being closer to a master is not know that which is not knowable, to know that which is not expressible, to know that which cannot be put...
Yes this whole cosmos is a joke; Hindu calls it a Leela. It is a joke, it is a play. And the day that you understand then you start laughing, and the laughing never stops it goes on and on. It spreads all over the cosmos.
It happens in your life, sometimes only in a few moments when you love a person. That too is rare, because man’s mind never leaves him, even in love. It goes on creating its own nonsense, creating its own world. and the lover is no longer allowed such closeness that he reaches to the background.
There are also two types of knowledge. One is the knowledge of the reservoir, which is filled from the outside. It becomes rotten very soon. No brain in the world is more rotten than the brain of a Pundit.