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“Before he can come to know himself, a man has to become naked; he has to drop all his clothes. We not only wear clothes on the outside, we also wear clothes on the inside, in the mind.” Why are we so afraid to be who we really are? “Inside every...

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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...

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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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Active Meditations 

Doing lots of exercise in older age can prevent the immune system from declining and protect people against infections, scientists say. They followed 125 long-distance cyclists, some now in their 80s, and found they had the immune systems of 20-year-olds, as reported by BBC News. Professor Norman Lazarus, 82, of...

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Google the word meditation and you get two hundred and twenty-four million hits. As the world about us seems to go more bananas every day, so the subject of how to make it OK to still be here grows more popular, and meditation, or the idea of it, is...

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Mirror or a Camera

“Anything from outside can disturb your mind, and your dreams are nothing but your mind. “Meditation is a jump beyond life. It is not getting out of life, it is getting to the very center of life. The people who have entered at the very center of life have shown...

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It’s not about sticking your foot behind your ears. It’s about what’s between your ears. “Yoga has been defined in many ways; there are many definitions. Some say Yoga is the meeting of the mind with the divine, hence it is called Yoga – Yoga means meeting, joining together. Some...

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Selfishly Contented

“Contentment brings supreme happiness." “Always keep in your mind that nonpossessiveness, no-theft, authenticity in being, all give purity. These are not moralistic concepts for Patanjali…. When they are taught as moralistic concepts, as in the West – or in India as Mahatma Gandhi has been teaching – their total quality...