Love


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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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Money is a touchy subject. Many people equate richness with being rich, being wealthy, having a lot of money, and, often, with showing that money off. They think it is something outside themselves. But increasing numbers are starting to realize that without an inner richness, without the kind of...

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Celebrate, and Existence Will Join You in Celebration

Osho’s existential proposal is that we can celebrate everything, all the time. The Meditation Resort is putting Osho’s unique vision – which he expresses consistently throughout his work – into practice. Visitors from all over the world can share in the invaluable experience of moving away from old conditionings,...

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Rising in Friendship

It is said that a good friend is hard to find, and isn’t it wonderful when we do find such a one. Friendships that last are priceless: friends that stand by us, that accept us with all our faults and failings, that love us no matter what. Here Osho speaks...

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Love is Falling Together with the Universe

Love makes the world go ’round. It’s “all you need,” according to The Beatles. Yet love is risky. It means making ourselves vulnerable, opening ourselves up to someone else with no certainty of what will happen, and for many of us, the risk seems too great. Why are so...

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Why Are Men So Afraid of Women?

Dear Madam President, a book by Hillary Clinton’s former Communications Director, Jennifer Palmieri, is at the top of the Amazon bestseller list. In it Palmieri argues that all the confusion, admiration, hate, love, acceptance, and rejection experienced by the Clinton campaign presents an opportunity to reimagine what it means...

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

Sixty years ago, Erich 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...