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Relaxation Is Just Being Natural

Relaxation 101 "Total relaxation is the ultimate. That's the moment when one becomes a buddha. That is the moment of realization, enlightenment, christ-consciousness. You cannot be totally relaxed right now. At the innermost core a tension will persist. “And that relaxation certainly brings the greatest joy possible, the ultimate in ecstasy,...

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Living Life Goal

“Now or never” can sound like a scary ultimatum. Don’t we feel more comfortable when life is planned, when we know what our goal is? Osho is asked, What is the goal of life? Why is there a desire to continue to live forever? “There is no goal of life, for the...

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Music Has to Be in Your Heart

Music can turn you on to yourself, awakening stagnant energy and rippling into the core of your being. Make music a part of your life and turn your life into music. “Bliss is music, music that arises when all your parts – your body, your mind, your heart and your...

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Without love life is meaningless, but without dropping all our ideas about ourselves, without dropping the ego, love cannot blossom in our lives. "A greater fear than death grips you whenever you are in love. That's why love has disappeared from the world. Rarely, very rarely does the phenomenon happen...

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Are Your Afraid of Love

Are you afraid of love?  Osho speaks about what makes people afraid. “People are afraid of being loved because love brings misery; love brings lies. Love brings imprisonment, love brings slavery, love destroys freedom. That's why people are afraid. “And people cannot remain without love, because love is a necessary nourishment too....

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Jealous Love Is Not Love

Jealous love is not love. “Watch, look, observe again. When you feel jealous, it is not love that feels jealous; love has never known anything of jealousy.” And love is a gift, it cannot be learned, it cannot be cultivated, simply to be able to breathe is enough to...

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Love brings a Thousand and One Lies into Life

Love: we fall into it, fall out of it, and we habitually lie about it. Hands up who hasn’t said, “I will love you forever.” Why do we do it? Why are we so afraid to be honest in our love? “Love brings a thousand and one lies into life. It...

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Life is very simple, playful, and light-hearted when you move with it. Just be a little more compassionate and loving, and don’t disturb life by your seriousness. “In my understanding life is a very simple, playful, light-hearted thing. Don't disturb it by your seriousness. Move with it. “So when it is...

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Catharsis Goes hand-in-Hand with Meditation

In a recent Hindustan Times article, Indian actress Prajakta Mali, an ardent follower of Osho, talks about how she has been deeply inspired by his philosophy and his talks, and has used meditation and pranayam to get over professional and personal turmoil. “We actors have an exciting yet stressful...