consciousness


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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Politicians Cannot Survive Without Wars

“The politicians and the priests have a vested interest in keeping the people of the world unaware of the future. The reason is very simple: if the people are aware of the future and the darkness ahead, the death that is coming every moment closer, there is going to...

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Mind Is Full of Opposites

Mind is full of opposites, and it’s tempting to focus on the good bits and suppress the bad, to think positively. But those negative ideas just keep popping back up no matter how hard we try to make ourselves feel better. Here Osho speaks about a third possibility. “Mind covers...

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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...

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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...

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“Be with people, and not unconsciously, but very consciously. Relate with people as if you are singing a song, as if you are playing on a flute; each person has to be thought as a musical instrument. Respect, love, worship – because each person is a hidden face of...

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The Fundamental Difference Between Psychology, Therapy, and Meditation Soon after he first settled in Pune and a community of seekers had begun to gather around him, Osho began to integrate new Western therapeutic approaches into his work. Known broadly as "Humanistic Psychology Movement" these methods had evolved in the West...

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Fear of the Future

Fear of the future is a thing. Google the phrase and you get 285,000,000 results. Increasing threats to public safety from terrorism, renewed focus on nuclear capability, and climate change – things made possible by newer and better technologies – can seem like restrictions on our freedom. are we...

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Befriending Myself

I was asked to write about “What I do.” A good question really. And one that makes me think. Not like at a party when people ask me what I do and I roll out the ready-made answer: “Oh I’m a therapist” or “I’m a hypnotherapist,” or sometimes, “I’m...

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In an article published in this week’s New York Times it is reported that:  “Scientists for the first time have successfully edited genes in human embryos to repair a common and serious disease-causing mutation, producing apparently healthy embryos,…” This news raises questions about who might control the technology that makes this...