Category: Ego

“Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.” – Osho

Modern Day Alchemy
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Modern Day Alchemy

By Becoming Aware of Our Ambition We Can Transform Our Misery “What is ambition? A wants to be B, the poor want to be rich, the ugly want to be beautiful. Everyone longs to be something, someone else, something other than what he is. No one is content with himself. That’s what ambition is. Whatsoever...

How to Enjoy an Extraordinary Life
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How to Enjoy an Extraordinary Life

Osho, Life is so short, I really want to catch hold of it, seek it out, so I can make something of my myself. It seems the only way to succeed is to stand out from the others, to be extraordinary in some way. But trying to be special and extraordinary is really exhausting. Is...

Avoid Ambitious People
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Avoid Ambitious People

The Inferior Person Tries to Prove That He Is Not Inferior “Who is a loud person? And why is a certain person loud in the first place? The person who feels deep down inferior is always loud. “He is afraid that if he is not loud you will see his weakness, if he is not...

Why You Shouldn’t Bother to Be Good
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Why You Shouldn’t Bother to Be Good

Our judgment of good and bad, right and wrong, keeps us split. In this inner division, the ego flourishes. “The day you are neither good nor bad you become divine.” “Don’t bother to be good, don’t bother to be this and that, just be whosoever you are. Accept it and live it. If you can...

Break the Chains of Your Ego
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Break the Chains of Your Ego

How can I live a life of fearlessness? “Everybody has a kind of armor. There are reasons for it. First, the child is born so utterly helpless into a world he knows nothing of. Naturally he is afraid of the unknown that faces him. He has not yet forgotten those nine months of absolute security,...

Why Is Gossiping so Irresistible?
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Why Is Gossiping so Irresistible?

Why do we judge one another? Why are we so interested in gossiping about others, in finding fault with others, in looking into others’ loopholes and defects, and how can we do differently? Osho talks on the early Buddhist mystic, Atisha, and his simple instructions for awareness –  The sixth sutra: Do not discuss defects....

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