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Happiness Is Man's Nature

If happiness is man's nature, why do we go on choosing to be unhappy? “Happiness is man's nature. You need not worry about happiness at all, it is already there. "It is in your heart – you just have to stop being unhappy, you have to stop the mechanism functioning which...

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Tension or Let-Go

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 to...

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Inner Treasure Is Paradise Now Why Waste Time?

For those who have looked inside and found their inner treasure, life becomes paradise. Otherwise it is hell. And everyone who has looked inside has found their inner treasure. Why waste time? “Turn in, search inside. Our true reality is there. And the wonder of wonders is that the moment...

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Celebrate, and Existence Will Join You in Celebration

Osho’s existential proposal is that we can celebrate everything, all the time. The Meditation Resort is putting Osho’s unique vision – which he expresses consistently throughout his work – into practice. Visitors from all over the world can share in the invaluable experience of moving away from old conditionings,...

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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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We all know what it feels to be angry, and we all know how frustrating it can be to have to bite it back. It can take a while to calm down, because really all we’re doing is suppressing that anger, repressing our feelings. So where does anger come...

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Life Is Absolutely Balanced

Positive thinking can be defined as a discipline that trains the mind to change a perceived reality by repeatedly making positive mental statements or affirmations. Looking on the bright side is all very well, but the less bright side is always there. “Life is absolutely balanced between the positive...

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The Mystery of Om

"There is only one name that is not given by man and that is Omkar, and Omkar means the sound of Om. “Why Omkar? – because when words are lost and the mind becomes void, when the individual is immersed in the ocean, even then the strain of Omkar remains...

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“Man can be happy, more happy than the birds, more happy than the trees, more happy than the stars – because man has something which no tree, no bird, no star, has. Man has consciousness “But when you have consciousness then two alternatives are possible: either you can become unhappy...

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How many of us put our faith in the stars, turning to the horoscope page before reading the headlines in the hope of being granted a better day than yesterday? And if the omens are not good don’t we go a bit more gingerly through our day? When what...