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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...

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Tension or Let-Go

When I am relaxed, I lose awareness. When I am alert there is a subtle tension. “If you make efforts to be aware, you will create tensions inside yourself – all efforts bring tensions. If you try to be aware, you are fighting with yourself; there is no need to...

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Knowing Oneself Is the Only Richness

Knowing oneself is the only richness. Lost in loneliness, we feel like beggars. Finding our aloneness, we become buddhas. “The individual is a fiction – the whole cosmos is a reality. We are just dewdrops on lotus leaves, very beautiful in the early morning sun. But a small breeze comes...

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Inner Treasure Is Paradise Now Why Waste Time?

For those who have looked inside and found their inner treasure, life becomes paradise. Otherwise it is hell. And everyone who has looked inside has found their inner treasure. Why waste time? “Turn in, search inside. Our true reality is there. And the wonder of wonders is that the moment...

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Richness does not equal being wealthy. Increasing numbers of people are starting to realize that without an inner richness, without the kind of resources money cannot buy, outer richness means little. “Meditation opens doors to inner richness. And the outer richness is only a false substitute: it keeps you in...