Category: Mind

“Mind becomes the problem because you have taken thoughts so deeply inside of you that you have forgotten completely the distance, that they are visitors, they come and go.” – Osho

Can Positive Thoughts Bring Enlightenment?
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Can Positive Thoughts Bring Enlightenment?

Osho is asked: Do positive thoughts bring happenings too, like wishing for enlightenment? “That is too much to ask from positive thoughts because enlightenment is beyond duality, it is neither negative nor positive. When both the polarities are dropped, it happens. With positive thoughts many things are possible – not enlightenment. You can be happy, but...

The Difference between Intelligence and Intellect
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The Difference between Intelligence and Intellect

Logic Is a Barrier, Not a Bridge “It is logical that first one should understand and only then should one try to live. But life is far deeper than logic, and many times life is absolutely illogical. “If you try to cling to logic you will miss many things, and those many things are the...

I Feel Miserable – Why Do I Suffer?
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I Feel Miserable – Why Do I Suffer?

Suffering Is Not the Problem. Clinging – That’s Your Problem What do I do if I feel miserable? “Meditation is a jump beyond life. It is not getting out of life, it is getting to the very center of life. The people who have entered at the very center of life have shown such grace,...

What Is Beauty?
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What Is Beauty?

We all know what the phrase “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” means, that what I find beautiful, you may not: that our perception of beauty is subjective. But is it? “What is the criterion of beauty? What scales do we employ to measure the beauty of the flower? It is a difficult...

Selfish Contentment
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Selfish Contentment

Contentment Brings Supreme Happiness “Always keep in your mind that non-possessiveness, no-theft, authenticity in being, all give purity. These are not moralistic concepts for Patanjali. When they are taught as moralistic concepts, as in the West – or in India as Mahatma Gandhi has been teaching – their total quality changes. When you say, ‘You...

Loyalty Is the Antithesis of Intelligence
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Loyalty Is the Antithesis of Intelligence

A word often heard and endlessly used in context with Donald Trump’s election of his new cabinet a year ago was “loyalty.” It came up in almost every current news and media report to do with his selection of people for important political government positions. It seems “loyalty” is rewarded and used as a pseudo...

Meditation: The Psychology of the Buddhas
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Meditation: The Psychology of the Buddhas

Today’s Psychology Is Not Comprehensive Enough to Shift Human Consciousness. It Only Studies the Mechanical Aspects of Human Behavior and the Mind This havoc can be witnessed in angry explosions on social media, among political, religious, and, celebrity rivals, and riotous outbursts in the streets. It seems the world has gone made. Osho explains: “The...

Neutral Gear
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Neutral Gear

I Find It Difficult to Work and Meditate Each Day. It Is Easier to Work a Lot, Then Spend Some Time Meditating. “You don’t understand the mechanism. In fact, one should continuously change, because the brain has many centers. For example, if you do mathematics, then a certain part of the brain functions and the...

Put Energy into Saying Yes
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Put Energy into Saying Yes

Say Yes: A Meditation “Life cannot be lived through no, and those who try to live life through no simply go on missing life. One cannot make an abode out of no, because no is just empty. “No is like darkness. Darkness has no real existence; it is simply the absence of light. That’s why...

The Frozen Tongue Technique
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The Frozen Tongue Technique

With mouth slightly open, keep mind in the middle of the tongue.Or, as breath comes silently in,feel the sound “HH.” “This technique is concerned with focusing on the tongue, in the middle of the tongue. With mouth slightly open – as if you are going to speak. Not closed, but slightly open as if you...

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