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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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Marriage: A Dream or a Nightmare?

With news media full of the latest royal wedding it’s hard to get away from the subject of marriage. For many, marriage is a dream come true, while for others the whole idea of it is a nightmare. Osho says it represents the whole world in a miniature form. Here...

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Misery Is a Compromise with Society

“Misery needs no intelligence, no courage, no rebellion; you simply have to adjust yourself to society and you will be miserable, because the whole society is miserable. If you want to be blissful you have to rebel against many things which create misery: you have to be on guard...

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“Misery loves company” is a centuries-old proverb, and isn’t it true that when we have a sad story to tell we can always find an audience? But why do we have such an investment in being miserable, when we could just as easily choose to be happy? “Misery has many...

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According to a recent article in Quartz Media, accepting our darkest emotions is the key to psychological health, and that studies have shown that habitually accepting negative emotions was more likely to lead to elevated levels of well-being. So is acceptance the key to a healthier life? Osho is asked: I worry...

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Laugh, And Save The World

"Miserable people are dangerous for the simple reason they don't care whether the earth survives or not. They are so miserable that deep down they may think it would be better if everything were finished. Who cares, if you are living in misery? Only happy people, ecstatic people, dancing people...