INSIGHTS


187
“Self-love Is Utterly Selfless” is locked Self-love Is Utterly Selfless

Sixty years ago, Eric Fromm proposed a re-evaluation of self-love, arguing that in order to be able to truly love someone else, we first need to love ourselves, as in respecting and knowing ourselves. Not surprisingly, the Internet is awash with advice on how to be more self-loving, but...

231
Love Yourself and Watch

Self-love is one of those things that has been frowned upon as self-indulgence or vanity, a character flaw to be whispered about, discouraged, even corrected, and it’s only relatively recently that it’s come to be accepted as an essential ingredient for mental health.Here Osho speaks about what happens when...

694
Stop Talking and Thinking

“If you go on thinking 'about' you miss the whole life – everything is crossed out by and by. In the end you are also crossed out: not only is the word crossed out, you are also in the end crossed out. Thinking becomes like smoke; everything moves into...

618

“The most difficult thing in your life – which should really be the easiest – is to sit by the side of the flow of your mind. Your mind is just like a river. Thoughts and thoughts and a crowd of thoughts go on passing. You simply sit by...

298
Always Remain Young

“My message for the young is to always remain young. Never become old. Your body will become old, but your mind has no necessity to become old. If your mind remains young and fresh, ready to learn, ready to explore new dimensions of life, you are alive. The moment...

230
Equality Is Impossible in the World

“One of the most fundamental psychological things has to be understood: equality is an illusion. Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Lenin, and other communist thinkers of the world have created almost a conviction in millions of people's minds – not only those who are communist but also those who are...

432

“Who is a loud person? And why is a certain person loud in the first place? The person who feels deep down inferior is always loud. He is afraid that if he is not loud you will see his weakness, if he is not loud you may be able...

240

“It is logical that first one should understand and only then should one try to live.“But life is far deeper than logic, and many times life is absolutely illogical. If you try to cling to logic you will miss many things, and those many things are the most precious....

247
Understanding Brings Peace

"If you understand, there will be peace. If you don’t understand, there will be disturbance, tension and anguish. Whenever somebody is in anguish it shows he has not understood the deeper meaning of things.“And you go on accusing others, that because of them you are in anguish. Nobody is...

254

“In the beginning, god used to live on M.G. Road in Pune, but then people started troubling him too much. Day and night they would knock on his door – complaints and complaints: Do this, do that. ‘Tomorrow we need rains,’ somebody would say. And then somebody else would...