MEDITATION


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A Meditator Can Do Anything

The quality of meditation transforms all our actions so that being will flow through our doing and make it more beautiful. “Doing can give you excitement. Being can give you ecstasy.  Excitement is very mundane, very ordinary – any idiot can afford it. You are not an idiot, you are...

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Meditation Is to be in Harmony

What is meditation? Osho speaks of meditation as being a simple process or watching your own mind, neither fighting with it nor trying to control it, of just being a choiceless witness. “What is meditation? Meditation is to be in harmony – within and without. Meditation is to be in...

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Sitting silently in our increasingly busy world can be a challenge, and often tiredness is all we can manage while attempting it, or we’re so bothered by thoughts that we just give up. Trying to be silent does not work. That’s where the active meditations devised by Osho come...

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Clouds Come and Go and the Sky Remains

Shakespeare said: "There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so." How right he was! Thinking about things can drive us mad, especially at 2 o’clock in the morning, but it doesn’t have to be this way if we can learn to disidentify with what mind is telling us. “Your mind and...

Everybody seems to be meditating these days – it seems anything can be called a meditation, and the benefits are almost fantastic. We can all become super effective, improve our brains, beings and our work and our relationships improve incredibly and our creativity blossoms and … does that sound almost...

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It’s old-fashioned to think about meditation as retirement activity. Youth is the time of rebellion, and meditation is the only real rebellion. “Youth is the best time for inner transformation because youth is the most flexible time. Children are more flexible than young people, but they are not so understanding....

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“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....

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A common misunderstanding about meditation is that it’s just sitting, doing nothing. While it’s true that “Spring comes, and the grass grows by itself,” this has to do with nature being dynamic, and simply getting on with the business of living in its own, effortless way. Like the seasons...

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Meditation Is a Device

“…without intelligence there can be no happiness. Man can only be happy if he is intelligent, utterly intelligent. “Meditation is a device to release your intelligence. The more meditative you become, the more intelligent you become. But remember, by intelligence I don't mean intellectuality. Intellectuality is part of stupidity. “Intelligence is...