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Freedom Is the Ultimate Experience of Life

Freedom Is the Ultimate Experience of Life

3 min read "The true freedom certainly comes after choiceless awareness, but after choiceless awareness the freedom is neither dependent on things nor dependent on doing something. The freedom that follows choiceless awareness is the freedom just to be yourself. And you are yourself already, you are born with it; hence it is not dependent on anything else. Nobody can give it to you and nobody can take it from you. A sword can cut your head but it cannot cut your freedom, your being."

Sheela and Her Crimes

Sheela and Her Crimes

8 min read In a new Netflix documentary, produced by film director, Karan Johar, “Searching for Sheela”, the producers are happy to whitewash a criminal who continues to spread lies and fake news. The OSHOTIMES offers here excerpts from of a new book, USA v. OSHO: A Legal History of the US Government Persecution of a Minority Religious Community, Oregon 1981-1986 by Philip Niren Toelkes, that highlights Sheela's criminal activities.

The Inner Is as Real as the Outer

The Inner Is as Real as the Outer

9 min read Could you say something about silence and celebration and life? In the west, celebration is associated with the American idea of having a good time which is synonymous with noise, loud music, watching movies, smoking, sex, and release of energy as such, while silence and serenity are automatically associated with boredom and excessive accumulation of energy which results in tension...

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Time to Move Over, Old Man

Time to Move Over, Old Man

7 min read The main event shaping the human mind on a global and individual level today is the reaction to the slow revolution in who controls the levers of power... Basically, old men, particularly white old men, hold most of the power on the planet.

Democracy — The Other Fatal Flaws

Democracy — The Other Fatal Flaws

9 min read “Religion goes on preaching belief and destroys the intelligence of people to question, makes them retarded. And the state goes on exploiting them in every possible way – still managing to keep the people's support..."

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Understanding the Fear of Death

Understanding the Fear of Death

5 min read “Death is always close by. It is almost like your shadow. You may be aware, you may not be aware, but it follows you from the first moment of your life to the very last moment. Death is a process just as life is a process, and they are almost together, like two wheels of a bullock cart. Life cannot exist without death; nor can death exist without life."

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Love or Mutual Masturbation!

Love or Mutual Masturbation!

5 min read “In India, we have pictured Shiva as Ardhanarishwar: half-man, half-woman.” “That is the only symbol of its type all over...

MEDITATION 101

What Is Meditation?

What Is Meditation?

< 1 min read “Meditation is a state of no-mind.  “Meditation is a state of pure consciousness with no content. Ordinarily, your consciousness is...

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The Coronavirus Meditation

The Coronavirus Meditation

26 min read The reason we are even talking about this new virus, Covid-19, is because none of us wants to die. Or to put it more bluntly, we fear death. Any reminder of our inevitable mortality scares the crap out of us. With the fear comes a kind of blind insanity.

Osho’s Shadow over Covid-19

Osho’s Shadow over Covid-19

9 min read Anyone familiar with Osho’s views on what is crippling the contemporary world of humans, and the beliefs they share, will see his early warnings everywhere in this coronavirus pandemic.

Has Anyone Seen Osho?

Has Anyone Seen Osho?

19 min read Understanding the phenomenon called “Osho” has proved strangely elusive. Perhaps that is inevitable because at root Osho represents the greatest potential paradigm shift in the history of humanity. "Seeing" this is the first step.

Don’t Just Sit There!

Don’t Just Sit There!

21 min read "So I never tell people to begin with just sitting.
"Begin from where beginning is easy, otherwise you will begin to feel many things unnecessarily – things that are not there.
"If you begin with sitting, you will feel much disturbance inside. The more you try to just sit, the more disturbance will be felt; you will become aware only of your insane mind and nothing else. It will create depression, you will feel frustrated. You will not feel blissful; rather, you will begin to feel that you are insane. And sometimes you may really go insane."

A Way to End the Coronavirus Catastrophe

A Way to End the Coronavirus Catastrophe

8 min read It is clear that if the world were managed by intelligent people with expertise, instead of the current domination of society by priests and politicians, the outcome of today's COVID 19 pandemic would be very different.
A radical proposal to manage the pandemic more consciously.

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Europe’s Highest Court Confirms OSHO Trademark/Lovemark!
The European General Court – a branch of Court of Justice of the European Union – Makes Final Decision on OSHO Trademark and confirms ownership by Osho International Foundation

Europe’s Highest Court Confirms OSHO Trademark/Lovemark!

34 min read In this article we will look at the legal case findings, its implications, and provide background about the necessity of protecting Osho's name, original work, and the OSHO trademark.

 

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