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iPad And Enlightenment

Can technology create a great barrier to our spiritual growth? Many people in the West are engaged in the creation of a science or technology of enlightenment. The need is certainly there. Is it irresponsible to engage in its creation without having reached the state of enlightenment? "The first...

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"Unless a Buddha become absolutely ordinary, it is still a ego trip. "To be as ordinary as the tress, as the birds, as the animals, as the mountains no bragging about any spirituality, because even the bragging about spirituality is nothing but a very subtle ego trip." Osho

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Relaxation Is as Easy as 1-2-3

We all know what it’s like to be so tired we can’t sleep. Life seems to be getting faster and faster, and it’s as if we have to keep running and running just to stay in the same place. Nowadays relaxing is reserved for holidays or a twice-weekly class,...

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Freedom Is to Be Yourself

When I talk about freedom, I mean freedom from something or freedom to do something; it implies more freedom of choice. But my impression is that choiceless awareness precedes the freedom you talk about. What kind of freedom does not involve choice? Can it be defined, or is it...

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With Awareness Comes Freedom

“Even the first type of freedom at least pretends that there is some goal. Even the politician says, ‘We are fighting to be free – from this kind of society, this kind of structure, this kind of politics. We are fighting to be free from this society just to...

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Freedom Has Two Sides

Meditation has given me the sense of freedom of not belonging to any particular place, country or even nationality. It’s really great. I’ve felt able to move about without much fear and to be committed without feeling imprisoned. Why then, after nine years, do I feel a bitter sadness...

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Do What Your Nature Wants You To Do

"Just be yourself, you'll be fine." How often have we been told that? It's the "just" part that seems not so easy in a world where needing to get on usually means needing to fit in. Yet this world comprises 7.5 billion people at the last count. That's 7.5...

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Relaxation Is as Easy as Breathing

We all know what it’s like to be so tired we can’t sleep. Life seems to be getting faster and faster, and it’s as if we have to keep running and running just to stay in the same place. Nowadays relaxing is reserved for holidays or a twice-weekly class,...

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Which Way Is Right for You?

“But the days of Tantra are coming. Sooner or later Tantra will explode for the first time in the masses, because for the first time the time is ripe – ripe to take sex naturally. It is possible that the explosion may come from the West, because Freud, Jung,...

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“Tantra is feminine, Yoga is male. Tantra is surrender, Yoga is will. Tantra is effortlessness, Yoga is tremendous effort. Tantra is passive, Yoga is active. Tantra is like the earth, Yoga is like the sky. They meet at the top, but at the foothill where the journey starts you...