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I would like more and more writers, poets, film makers to steal as much as they can, because truth is not my property, I am not its owner. let it reach in any way, in anybody's name, in any form, but let it reach. Beyond Psychology#3 Q#2 : Osho

If you really want to know who I am, you have to be as absolutely empty as I am. Then two mirrors will be facing each other, and only emptiness will be mirrored: two mirrors facing each other. But if you have some idea, then you will see your own idea in me."

"Only that which cannot be taken away by death is real. Everything else is unreal, it is made of the same stuff dreams are made of." ~OSHO♥

Saturday, 27 February 2010

Shaktipat, the transmission of spiritual energy. - OSHO

Beloved Master,

What is Shaktipat, the transmission of spiritual energy?

The most fundamental thing to understand is that materialism is dead, that matter no longer exists. All that exists is energy. The energy in a rock is the lowest form, the most dormant, the most closed, most asleep. Then there is the world of plants, trees. They have opened up a little. They are available to existence more than a rock. They communicate with the sun, with the moon, with the stars - and this communication is communication of energy. They take energy; they give energy. And this is the whole ecology of existence - a tremendous interdependence. In every possible way, there is a delicate transference of energy happening everywhere. Man breathes out, and he is breathing out a certain energy which we call carbon dioxide; it is not matter. He breathes in - again another form of energy, oxygen. The trees do just the opposite: they exhale oxygen; they inhale carbon dioxide. This is how the balance is maintained.

In millions of ways energy is moving through different organisms. And higher than plants are the animals which have the capacity of movement. There is a link: there are plants which cannot move, and there are plants which can move a few feet; there are animals which can move miles, and there are birds which can move thousands of miles. This movement makes their energy dynamic.

Thursday, 25 February 2010

MY Message..... Always Remember - OSHO

"Always remember, whatsoever I say to you, you can take it in two ways. You can simply take it on my authority, 'Because I say so, it must be true' -- then you will suffer, then you will not grow. Whatsoever I say listen to it, try to understand it, implement it in your life, see how it works, and then come to your own conclusions. They may be the same, they may not be. They can never be exactly the same because you have a different personality, a unique being.

Whatsoever I am saying is my own. It is bound to be in deep ways rooted in me. You may come to similar conclusions, but they cannot be exactly the same. So my conclusions should not be made your conclusions. You should try to understand me, you should try to learn, but you should not collect knowledge from me, you should not collect conclusions from me. Then your mind-body will grow.

"My message is not a doctrine, not a philosophy. My message is a certain alchemy, a science of transformation."


The Bohemian Life is the Only Life Worth Living ! - OSHO


- Santosh Sneh, the bohemian life is the only life worth living! All other kinds of lives are only lukewarm; they are more ways of committing slow suicide than ways of living life passionately and intensely. In the past it was inevitable that the artist had to live in rebellion, because creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence. If you want to create you have to get rid of all conditionings, otherwise your creativity will be nothing but copying, it will be just a carbon copy. You can be creative only if you are an individual, you cannot create as a part of the mob psychology. The mob psychology is uncreative; it lives a life of drag, it knows no dance, no song, no joy; it is mechanical.

Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Bach's Canon in D--Soothing music(the best version)

Soothing melody by the classical musician Bach. It's called Canon... Hope you like it...

The Greatest Miracle In The World by OSHO (Listen Online)

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Monday, 22 February 2010

Listening To Osho - The Difference

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I realized that it is easier to become silent while listening to you than in any other meditation. When you stop talking everything seems to stop for a moment and I get a glimpse of what meditation can be.

The question arises almost for everyone, that the way I talk is a little strange. No speaker in the world talks like me - technically wrong; it takes almost double the time! But those speakers have a different purpose - my purpose is absolutely different from theirs

My speaking is really one of my devices for meditation. Speaking has never been used this way. I speak not to give you a message, but to stop your mind functioning.
And it is not only here, but far away... anywhere in the world where people will be listening to the video or to the audio, they will come to the same silence. My success is not to convince you, my success is to give you a real taste so that you can become confident that meditation is not a fiction, that the state of no-mind is not just a philosophical idea, that it is a reality; that you are capable of it and that it does not need any special qualifications.

As you listen to music, listen to me that way. Don't listen to me as you listen to a philosopher; listen to me as you listen to the birds. Listen to me as you listen to a waterfall.

Listen to me as you listen to the wind blowing through the pines. Listen to me as you listen to the wind blowing through the pines. Listen to me, not through the discursive mind, but through the participant heart. And than something that you are continuously feeling is missing will not be missed.

Put the mind aside. While listening to me, don't try to understand, just listen silently.

Don't figure out whether what I am saying is true or not true. Don't be bothered with its truth or untruth. I am not asking you to believe in it so there is no need to think about its truth or untruth. Listen to me just as you listen to the birds singing or the wind passing through the pine trees or the sound of running water.

Osho, the Invitation #14

Sunday, 21 February 2010

All I Can Do Is Dance -Music from the world of OSHO

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I would like to dedicate this beautiful peice of music from the 'World of OSHO" to all the wonderful friends who have been visiting the blog and also to all the new visitors.

Hope you enjoy it.. Wishing you a Wonderful Sunday and a Great Week Ahead..


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Saturday, 20 February 2010

The Art of Letting Things Be - OSHO

...The cyclone has gone and you will now be centred, centred as you never were before. And once you know the art of letting things be, you will know one of the master keys that opens all the inner doors. Then whatsoever the case is, let it be; don’t avoid it.

If just for three months you can be in total solitude, in total silence, not fighting with anything, allowing everything to be, whatsoever it is, within three months the old will be gone and the new will be there. But the secret is allowing it to be...howsoever fearful and painful, howsoever apparently dangerous and deathlike.

Thursday, 18 February 2010

A Man of Peace - OSHO

"Everybody would like to be a man of peace, but just by liking one cannot become a man of peace. People go on shouting for peace and the same people go on preparing for war. The same people go on talking about peace and the same people go on piling up atom bombs, hydrogen bombs, nuclear bombs; they are not different people.

It is a very strange phenomenon. Man lives in such contradiction for the simple reason that it is easy to desire good and beautiful things, but to materialize them is a totally different thing. To dream is one thing, to make the dream a reality is another.

Everybody can afford dreams, and when you are dreaming you can dream beautiful dreams, but dreams are dreams: when you wake up they have not changed your reality even by an iota - the reality remains the same. And man becomes split: he dreams good thing about godliness, about peace, about love, and he prepares for war, for destruction, for violence.

A real man of peace will have to go through an inner transformation, only then the dream becomes a reality. Meditation is the alchemy of transforming your aggressive energies into peaceful energies. It transforms your violence into love. They are not different, it is the same energy. We have energies but we are not grown-ups. Hence our energies go berserk. Meditation is the process of growing up."


Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Beloved Master, Who is a real friend? - OSHO

Q: Beloved Master,

I have many friends, but the question: who is a real friend? This always arises in my mind. Will you say something about it?

Satyam, you are asking from the wrong end. Never ask, "Who is my real friend?" Ask, "Am I a real friend to somebody?" That is the right question. Why are you worried about others - whether they are friends to you or not?

Sufi Masters Are Very Choosy. - OSHO

Sufi masters are very choosy. It is very difficult to be accepted by a Sufi master, very very difficult. They create all sorts of obstacles around them.

First, they live in such an ordinary way that you cannot suspect that here is a master. They live in absolutely ordinary ways. For example, the master may be a blacksmith or a shoemaker or a carpetmaker or a butcher or a carpenter -- just the very ordinary world. You cannot suspect that the man who makes your
shoes and repairs your shoes is a master.

He won't allow any suspicion; that is the way he protects himself from those who are not ready but think themselves ready. From intruders he protects himself in this way.

You will never see a Sufi master going to the mosque or the temple -- to any public place -- to pray. No, he prays when everybody is fast asleep, in the midnight. Even his wife may not suspect that this man has attained. No, this is part of the Sufi method -- not to allow anybody to know...

-- Osho
Just Like That, ch. 1

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Vipassana Comes in the End - OSHO

Beloved Master,

Over the past five years I've spent many weeks in isolation at Dharmagiri, practicing vipassana meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka. I've never experienced such pain, suffering and doubt ever before. Presently I feel very exhausted, tired, yearning deeply to connect with my heart. My interest in the meditation practice is passing away.

Beloved Master, is this type of meditation practice necessary? Is it helpful? Can awareness and celebration alone pierce to the depth of the mind and dissolve the darkest nights?

Sagaresh, the vipassana meditation was invented by Gautam Buddha, and for twenty-five centuries Buddhists have been torturing themselves. Now, who told you to go to Dharmagiri to S.N. Goenka, to learn a meditation for which the whole context is missing? The meditation was perfectly right for a man like Gautam Buddha. Always remember, everything is related, interdependent with a certain context.

A German poet, Heine, was lost in a forest for days...

Monday, 15 February 2010

Ma Nadia - Forever You Will Remain


Love & Prayer to Ma Nadia who left her body on the brutal and inhuman terrorist attack in Pune.
Would like to dedicate what beloved Osho had said:

"Ma Nadia, 
Never Born, Never Died.
Only Visited This Planet....


Sunday, 14 February 2010

Nobody is Imperfect - Osho

"Nobody is imperfect; hence nobody needs to be perfect. All that is needed is to live your life totally. Perfection is already there. We come from the perfect; hence we can't be imperfect. We are born out of the ultimate, we are waves in the ocean of god. So whatsoever is the quality of god is the quality of the waves.

If god is perfect, we are perfect. So the very idea of becoming perfect is absurd. There is no need to become perfect, everyone is already perfect. But we are not living that perfection in its totality, we are living at the minimum. We are not using our potential, we are using only a minor part of it - scientists say not more than seven percent. Ninety-three percent potential is simply lost. And it was already there, available to for us to use. When you live a hundred percent you are really using the great opportunity that god has given you. And only at a hundred percent the transformation takes happens, never before it.

So my effort here is to make you love life as intensely as possible, to live each moment as wholly as possible, and slowly slowly something starts unfolding in you, and you start discovering yourself. The more challenges you give yourself, the more you discover."


Saturday, 13 February 2010

Positive and Negative Attitudes - OSHO


One's attitude is everything.

Negative attitude negates life - they are good for dying but not good for living. Life needs positive attitudes; life feeds on them because they make you not only happy but creative also.

Once there live an old woman, but the older she became the younger she felt - because youthfulness has nothing to do with age, it is an attitude, and with age and its richness one can really be younger than the young.

The old woman was so cheerful and creative that everyone wondered at her. But you must have clouds in your life, said a visitor. "Clouds?" She replied. "Why of course: if there were no clouds where would the blessed showers come from?"

In the presence of trouble -  and there are troubles in life - the positive mind grows wings but other buy crutches.

Grow wings, and do not buy crutches."
-Osho, A Cupt of Tea

Friday, 12 February 2010

Osho, Have you stopped initiating people into sannyas and creating disciples?

Osho, Have you stopped initiating people into sannyas and creating disciples? Am I to be deprived of becoming your disciple?

“A disciple is not made, one has to become one. When you love someone, do you first ask the person? Do you first take the permission of the person? Love just happens. Love neither obeys any order nor takes any permission, nor does it believe in any modes or methods.

“What is discipleship?

What is the ego? - OSHO

What is the ego? Are we always functioning through the ego or are there moments when we are free of it?

MAN HAS NO CENTER separate from the center of the whole. There is only one center in existence; the ancients used to call it Tao, dhamma, god. Those words have become old now; you can call it truth. There is only one center of existence. There are not many centers, otherwise the universe would not be really a universe, it would become a multiverse. It is a unity, hence it is called the "universe"; it has only one center.

But this is to be meditated upon a little. That one center is my center, your center, everybody's center. That one center does not mean that you are centerless, that one center simply means that you don't have a separate center. Let us say it in different words. You can make many concentric circles on one center, many circles. You can throw a pebble in a silent lake: one center arises from the fall of the pebble and then many concentric circles arise and they go on spreading to the farthest shore -- millions of concentric circles, but they all have one center.

Thursday, 11 February 2010

All That Is Beautiful Is Feminine - Osho

"Hitherto humanity has praised hardness very much, particularly in man. For centuries man has been a male chauvinist pig! He has praised all that is aggressive, cruel, violent, warlike, and he has condemned all that is feminine.

And because of this a great problem has arisen. The problem is: all that is beautiful is feminine, and if you condemn the feminine then the beautiful disappears from the world. And we have struggled hard to destroy the beautiful. The ugly has dominated the beautiful; the hard has been praised against the soft.

Lao Tzu says, "Don't be hard like a rock, but be soft like water." He calls his way of life the watercourse way. And he says, "Ultimately the soft wins over the hard, the rock will disappear one day. Let the water go on falling on it and the rock will be reduced to sand." Of course, right now you cannot see it happening, it will take time, but the rock cannot destroy the water. For that one needs a little deeper insight - a longer vision, a bigger perspective. And we are very shortsighted. We only see so far. Because of this shortsightedness the rock seems to be worth choosing, not water. Those who have seen reality in its true perspective of eternity, they say something totally different. Let softness be the gift."


Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Love is not your problem - Osho

"Love is not your problem. Your problem is that you have not been able to accept yourself, to stand on your own feet, to be respectful to yourself, to do something so that you can feel that you have some worth. Your worth should be within you, not donated by somebody else. A borrowed worth is dangerous; the person can take it back. And this goes on happening in so-called love affairs. Only an independent person can love and can be loved. And love will not create any problem for him."

 - Osho

Sunday, 7 February 2010

I have no hobby - Osho :->


Anando, I have none. I don't need any. A hobby is needed to keep you occupied. When you are tired of your ordinary occupation -- and naturally one gets tired of earning bread and butter -- when you are tired of your ordinary occupation there are only two alternatives. Either be unoccupied...which creates great fear in you, because to be unoccupied means to be with oneself, to be utterly alone with oneself. It is to face one's own abysmal depth -- it frightens, it scares. It means to face one's life and one's death, it means to face one's own interiority -- which is infinite, so vast you cannot comprehend it. And the very vastness frightens. A great trembling arises in you.

The one alternative is: meditate when you are unoccupied with your ordinary business. The other alternative is: get occupied again in some foolish activity, and call it a hobby.

A few people collect postage stamps -- now, see the stupidity of it -- and they call it a hobby. And all hobbies are like that. These are ways and means to keep escaping from yourself.

I am utterly blissful with myself. To be alone, to be, without doing anything, is such a profound experience that if once you have tasted it you will drop all these stupid activities called hobbies. Hobbies are pseudo occupations. When real occupations are not there, you get into pseudo occupations. Now, see the foolishness of it. Six days of the week you are waiting for Sunday -- so that you can relax, so that you can rest, so that you can be with yourself. You are tired of the world; the world is too much with you. You are tired of people, you are tired of everything. And you are hoping Sunday will come soon, and when Sunday comes you are again occupied -- now it is your hobby. You cannot remain unoccupied; that is your problem.
And it often happens that a person is more tired after Sunday than after any other day, because of so many hobbies, and going for a picnic, and driving, and doing a thousand and one things for which you have been waiting for six days. And you were thinking you were going to rest?

You cannot rest! You don't know how to rest. You cannot relax -- you don't know how to relax. Even in the name of relaxation you will get into some work, some kind of work; even in the name of rest you will start some kind of work. Simply because you are not paid for it, does it become rest? You will play cards or chess. You are not paid for it, that's true, but that doesn't make much difference; it is only unpaid work.

Rather than searching for hobbies, use the opportunities. Whenever you are capable of having a time empty, utterly unoccupied, with yourself, remain...remain in it, don't move out of it. Don't start collecting stamps.

Two old Jewish men were sitting on a park bench. "Well, what do you do now that you are retired?" asked one.
"I have a hobby: I raise pigeons," replied the other.
"Pigeons? Where do you keep them? You live in a condominium!"
"I keep them in a closet."
"In your closet? Don't they shit on your shoes and on your clothes?"
"No," said the man. "I keep them in a box."
"In a box? How do they breathe?"
"Breathe? They don't breathe," said the man, "they are dead."
"Dead?" exclaimed the friend, shocked. "You keep dead pigeons?"
"What the hell, it is only a hobby!"


Lao Tzu And His Political Donkey - Osho

Osho narrates a short story regarding the greatness of Lao Tzu in "Come Follow To You, Vol. 3"

Lao Tzu was never taken seriously for his crazy remarks and his eccentric behaviour. He lived alone but led a pure life.

There is a beautiful story about his deep awareness and his independent nature that reflected his simplicity yet powered with majesty.

Once a messenger from the king conveyed the emperor's intention of having Lao Tzu as a part of his court, for his wisdom.

Lao Tzu treated the messenger in a courteous manner, but denied the offer saying, “I am grateful. Please do thank the emperor on my behalf. But do tell him that it is not possible for me to accept his offer”

When the messenger left, Lao Tzu washed his ears as well as his donkey's .

An onlooker enquired, “Sir, what are you doing?”

“I am washing my ears, as even an ordinary messenger from the political world are infectious,” replied LaoTzu

“But why are you washing the ears of your donkey?,” the puzzled onlooker asked.

Lao Tzu replied, “Well donkeys tend to be political! The very sight of the messenger and his words has made the animal egoistic that there is a change in the way it walks.”

Lao Tzu continued, “My donkey understands the words of the court clearly, but I do not. He understands the court's language as there are similar species as him in the court!”

The onlooker burst out laughing and it is believed that the king also laughed on hearing the words of Lao Tzu, which was full of wisdom.

The words of the wise are to be noted carefully as there lies hidden in their ordinariness, the pearls of wisdom.

Saturday, 6 February 2010

I can bless your love, but I cannot bless your marriage.....OSHO

Legal sanctions are needed only because you are afraid. You know that your love is not enough; you need the legal support for it. You know perfectly well that you can escape or the woman can escape, hence you need the policeman to keep you together. But this is ugly, to need a policeman to keep you together. That's what marriage is ! OSHO


Have you gone crazy or something? Love is enough; marriage is not going to add anything to it. In fact, why are you in such a hurry to finish some beautiful experience?

Wait. When you see that now love is finished, you can get married.

You are very young, only twenty-two. One should marry only when one is wise enough.

Marriage is not for young people. For young people is to fool around. Marriage is for those who have experienced life in many ways, who have seen all the colors, the whole spectrum of it, and are now ready to settle.

My own suggestion is that nobody should marry before forty-two. When you have already had your first heart attack, then marry. Before that it is too early, and foolish. But maybe because you are only twenty-two and foolish the question has arisen.

You are too young; wait a little. When you are tired -- when you are tired of adventures, when you are tired of your freedom, when you are tired of your openness to life and its millions of opportunities -- then you can go to a court and get married. But why now?

Love, and love as deeply as possible. And if love itself becomes the marriage, that is another thing, altogether different. If love itself becomes such an intimacy that it is unbreakable, that is another thing, that is not a legal sanction.

Legal sanctions are needed only because you are afraid. You know that your love is not enough; you need the legal support for it. You know perfectly well that you can escape or the woman can escape, hence you need the policeman to keep you together. But this is ugly, to need a policeman to keep you together. That's what marriage is!

I can bless your love, but I cannot bless your marriage. If love itself is your marriage, then all of my blessings are there for you; otherwise wait. There is no hurry. It is better to wait than to repent later on.


One Step at a Time, No Not Even One Step - Osho

Digambara, yes, in fact, not even one...because we are not to go anywhere. We are already in God! I say "only one step" just to console you, because without any steps you will be too puzzled. I reduce it to the minimum, only one step, so that something remains for you to do, because you understand only the language of doing. You are a doer! If I say, "Nothing has to be done, not even a single step has to be taken," you will be at a loss how to make any head or tail of it.

The truth is, not even a single step is needed. Sitting silently doing nothing, the spring comes and the grass grows by itself. But that may be too much. Your doer mind may simply ignore it or may think it is all nonsense. How can you achieve God without doing anything? Yes, a shortcut the mind can understand; that's why I say, "a single step." That is the shortest -- it cannot be reduced to less than that.

Friday, 5 February 2010


Love always creates fear because love is death, a greater death than the ordinary death you know of.
In an ordinary death the body dies, but that is not death at all. Body is just like a dress: when it is tatty and old you change for a new one. It is not death, it is just a change: a change of a dress, or a change of a house or abode. But you continue, the mind continues -- just the same old mind in new bodies, just the same old wine in new bottles. The form changes but not the mind, the shape changes but not the mind. So the ordinary death is not a real death; love is a real death: the body does not die but the mind dies, the body continues to be the same but the ego disappears.

If you love, you will have to drop all the conceptions that you have about yourself. If you love, you CANNOT be the ego because the ego will not allow love. They are antagonistic. If you choose the ego you will not be able to choose love. If you choose love you will have to drop the ego. Hence, the fear.

The So Called Eminent Personalities on Beloved OSHO

"I found No Water, No Moon one of the most refreshing, cleansing and delightful books I could imagine. It is a book which will never cease to be a comforting companion."
- Yehudi Menuhin

"These brilliant insights will benefit all those who yearn for experiential knowledge of the field of pure potentiality inherent in every human being. This book belongs on the shelf of every library and in the home of all those who seek knowledge of the higher self.
-"Deepak Chopra, Author of Ageless Body, Timeless Mind; Quantum Healing and Unconditional Life

"Osho is a mystical giant, a flowering of a unique intelligence and one of those rare humans ex-pressing himself with joy."
- Paul Reps, author of Zen Flesh, Zen Bones

"Osho is the most dangerous man since Jesus Christ... He's obviously a very effective man, otherwise he wouldn't be such a threat. He's saying the same things that nobody else has the courage to say. A man who has all kinds of ideas, they're not only inflammatory-they also have a resonance of truth that scares the pants off the control freaks."

"Wit and playfulness are a tremendously serious transcendence of evil, and this is one thing that Osho understood better than any contemporary teacher that I can think of. Gurdjieff had an element of that in his teachings, but certainly in the past fifty years there has not existed a teacher in the world who understood the value of playfulness and wit quite so well as Osho. 
- "Tom Robbins, author of Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, Still Life with Woodpecker and Jitterbug Perfume and others.

Thursday, 4 February 2010


HOMOSEXUALITY IS NOT SUCH A BIG PROBLEM; it is not a problem at all, in fact -- it is part of human freedom. There is nothing wrong if two persons choose a certain style of sexual relationship; IT SHOULD BE NOBODY'S BUSINESS. But the priests and the politicians are poking their noses in everything! They create guilt in you -- absolutely unnecessary!

IF TWO MEN ARE IN LOVE, WHAT IS WRONG IN IT? What harm they are doing to anybody? In fact, they look happier than the heterosexuals; that's why they are called "gay".... Homosexuals become more feminine and they start having a certain beauty, a certain niceness about them, a certain roundness, a grace.... WHY MAKE MUCH OUT OF A SIMPLE THING? If you are enjoying a relationship with a man, enjoy it!

THE CHRISTIAN GOD HIMSELF SEEMS TO BE HOMOSEXUAL -- the whole trinity consists of three men. How they are managing, nobody knows -- not a single woman! Only the Holy Ghost is a little suspect -- maybe Holy Ghost is bisexual? Ghosts can do any kind of things! Otherwise the Father and the Son and the Holy Ghost -- what kind of trinity is this? It is very homosexual! They have not allowed a single woman in it, just to keep out of trouble. One woman would have destroyed the whole trinity, it would have become a real triangle!

SO HOMOSEXUALITY IS NOT A PROBLEM. We should start looking at real problems, and should not be concerned about unreal problems. There are real problems to be solved. And this is a trick of human mind: to create unreal problems so that you become occupied with them while real problems go on growing. And this is an old strategy: politicians, priests, so-called religious leaders go on giving you pseudo-problems to solve, so that you become occupied with the pseudo.

THE PROBLEM IN ITSELF IS MEANINGLESS, the problem is not a problem at all; but how much fuss has gone on down the ages about homosexuality! There are countries where still people are killed for homosexual acts, murdered, sentenced to jail for their whole lives. Strange world! This is a 21st Century world? Homosexuality is not a problem at all; there are thousands of real problems to be solved -- but man has to be kept engaged into toys.

My effort is to withdraw all your attention from toys, so that you can focus on the real problems of life; and if you focus on the real problems of life, they can be solved. Now, I don't see how homosexuality becomes a problem. How does it become a problem? WHY IT SHOULD BE OF CONCERN TO ANYBODY? A love affair is two individuals' private concern; it is their intimacy, it is not a social phenomenon.

And in fact, IT WILL HELP THE WORLD POPULATION IF MORE PEOPLE TURN HOMOSEXUAL. It will be good, very good for the world: less people will be born. The earth will be less burdened, there will be less poverty. Of course, less orphans and less Mother Teresas! There will be less need for contraceptives, birth control methods, sterilization; and of course the whole business of the Polack Pope will go out of his hands. That is his whole business! For one year continuously, he has been talking against contraceptives, against birth control, sterilization, abortion. Homosexuality can simply solve all these problems!

So I don't see there is much problem in it.... DON'T MAKE UNNECESSARY PROBLEMS FOR YOURSELF, so that your whole energy can become focused on the essential problem. And the essential problem is only one: KNOW THYSELF!

The Goose is Out
Ch #3: No peaks, no valleys
am in Buddha Hall

Tuesday, 2 February 2010


I HAVE WORKED IN SUCH A WAY that nobody can criticize me -- because I have not exploited anybody, I have not enslaved anybody, I have not indoctrinated anybody, I have not converted anybody.

I had started my journey alone. And people started coming and joining me, AND THE CARAVAN BECAME BIGGER AND BIGGER. Now it is all around the earth, and it is going to become bigger and bigger.

But nobody is my follower. Nobody is going to be my successor. EACH SANNYASIN IS MY REPRESENTATIVE. When I am dead, you all -- individually -- will have to represent me to the world. There is not going to be any pope. There is not going to be any shankaracharya. Each sannyasin, in his own capacity, has to represent me.

This has never happened -- but it is going to happen! YOU ARE ALL MY SUCCESSORS.

When I am dead, that simply means I have left this body and entered all the bodies of my people. I WILL BE WITHIN YOU, I will be part of you.


Monday, 1 February 2010

Love and Meditation - Osho

Love means the art of being with others. Meditation means the art of being with yourself.

Both are two aspects of the same coin. A person who does not know how to be with himself cannot truly relate with others, his relationship will be awkward, graceless, ugly, haphazard, accidental. One moment everything is going well and another moment everything is gone. It will always be going up and down; it will not gain depth. It will be very noisy. Certainly it will give you an occupation, but it will not have any melody to it, and it cannot take you to the heights of existence or depths of being, and vice versa: the person who is not capable of being with others, of relating, will find it very difficult to relate with himself, because the art of relating is the same: whether you relate with others or you relate with yourself does not make much difference, it is the same art.

Both these arts have to be learned together, simultaneously; they are inseparable. Be with people, and not unconsciously, but very consciously. Relate with people as if you are singing a song, as if you are playing on a flute; each person has to be thought as a musical instrument. Respect, love worship – because each person is a hidden face of God.