Category: Body

“When the body is calm and quiet, you can float high, you can fly high, you can become a white cloud, but only when body needs are truly looked after. The body is not your enemy, it is your friend. The body is your earth, the body has all your roots.You have to find a bridge between you and your body. If you don’t find that bridge, you will be constantly in conflict with your body – and a person who is fighting with himself is always miserable. The first thing is to come to a peace-pact with your body and never break it. Once you have come to a peace-pact with your body, the body will become very, very friendly.” – Osho

Out of Chaos Stars Are Born
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Out of Chaos Stars Are Born

In the first part of this series, Don’t Just Sit There! Osho speaks about why traditional meditation methods were created and why new approaches are needed. Osho explains in detail what has changed in us and why all these well-intentioned people are struggling, confused, or worse, and why a totally new approach is required: “The...

Cathartic Release Goes Hand-In-Hand with Meditation
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Cathartic Release Goes Hand-In-Hand with Meditation

In a recent Hindustan Times article, Indian actress Prajakta Mali, who has a stylish “Osho” tattoo on the back of her hand, “I have always been inclined towards meditation. I have been deeply inspired by Osho and his talks too.” “We actors have an exciting yet stressful life. We undergo a process where we emote unnaturally. The...

Accept Yourself; Tension Blocks Totality
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Accept Yourself; Tension Blocks Totality

How Can I Get It Right? When I am relaxed, I lose awareness. When I am alert there is a subtle tension. “If you make efforts to be aware, you will create tensions inside yourself – all efforts bring tensions. If you try to be aware, you are fighting with yourself; there is no need...

Organic Unity Comes from Within
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Organic Unity Comes from Within

Have You Forgotten Your Center, Your Origin? Organic unity of a man, his origin is immortal. It has no beginning and no end. “You make a car engine; you can purchase parts from the market and you can fix those parts, and the engine starts functioning like a unity. Or you can purchase parts of...

Running as a Great Meditative Exercise
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Running as a Great Meditative Exercise

Can running be an active meditation? “When you are running your breathing naturally goes very deep and it starts massaging the Hara – which is in fact the center from where meditative energy is released. “And when you are running you are throwing all carbon dioxide out of your lungs. Carbon dioxide makes people dull,...

Loosen Up!
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Loosen Up!

Allow Your Body to Become Loose at Every Joint and Drift Soundly to Sleep “Every night sit comfortably in a chair and rest your head back, like you do at the dentist. You can use a pillow. Then release your lower jaw. “Just relax it so the mouth opens slightly, and start breathing from the...

Sleep Is the Best Meditation
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Sleep Is the Best Meditation

Every Meditator Needs to Know This… “The thing which has been harmed the most in the development of human civilization is sleep. From the day man discovered artificial light, his sleep has become very troubled. And as more and more gadgets started coming into his hands, he started feeling sleep to be an unnecessary thing,...

Body and Soul, What Is Missing?
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Body and Soul, What Is Missing?

The Body Is Only a Temple: The Deity Is Within “Health to Pythagoras has two aspects to it. One is the physical, the other is the spiritual. The body is your temple – don’t neglect it. Your foolish, stupid ascetics have been telling you to neglect it – not only to neglect but to destroy...

The Benefits of Mindful Eating
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The Benefits of Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating Is a State of Awareness “So the first thing is that every person should be very aware and conscious about his eating. And I am saying this, especially for the meditator. It is necessary for a meditator to remain aware of what he eats, how much he eats and what its effects are...

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