MEDITATION


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By Sonar de Munnik Recently I read an OSHO book in which Osho speaks about the difference between psychology and meditation. He outlines a clear and fundamental difference: psychology is about personality, the ego, the mind and meditation is in the first place interested in the space beyond mind. A...

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Meditate Every Day

Regular meditation does make a difference, especially in this digital age. In a recent article for the New York Times entitled ‘You Should Meditate Every Day,’ Opinion Columnist Farhad Manjoo, a technology journalist for nearly 20 years and a tech devotee even longer, says it’s the best way he’s...

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Conscious

If you are conscious, you can watch, and with OSHO Meditations there is nothing to concentrate on, and everything to watch, witness, become aware of. “You can watch your mind and will be surprised that all that you carry in your mind and think is yours is not yours. It...

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A Meditator Can Do Anything

The quality of meditation transforms all our actions so that being will flow through our doing and make it more beautiful. “Doing can give you excitement. Being can give you ecstasy.  Excitement is very mundane, very ordinary – any idiot can afford it. You are not an idiot, you are...

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Meditation Is to be in Harmony

What is meditation? Osho speaks of meditation as being a simple process or watching your own mind, neither fighting with it nor trying to control it, of just being a choiceless witness. “What is meditation? Meditation is to be in harmony – within and without. Meditation is to be in...

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Sitting silently in our increasingly busy world can be a challenge, and often tiredness is all we can manage while attempting it, or we’re so bothered by thoughts that we just give up. Trying to be silent does not work. That’s where the active meditations devised by Osho come...

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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...

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...