Love


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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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Rising in Friendship

It is said that a good friend is hard to find, and isn’t it wonderful when we do find such a one. Friendships that last are priceless: friends that stand by us, that accept us with all our faults and failings, that love us no matter what. Here Osho speaks...

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Love is Falling Together with the Universe

Love makes the world go ’round. It’s “all you need,” according to The Beatles. Yet love is risky. It means making ourselves vulnerable, opening ourselves up to someone else with no certainty of what will happen, and for many of us, the risk seems too great. Why are so...

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Why Are Men So Afraid of Women?

Dear Madam President, a book by Hillary Clinton’s former Communications Director, Jennifer Palmieri, is at the top of the Amazon bestseller list. In it Palmieri argues that all the confusion, admiration, hate, love, acceptance, and rejection experienced by the Clinton campaign presents an opportunity to reimagine what it means...

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“Self-love Is Utterly Selfless” is locked Self-love Is Utterly Selfless

Sixty years ago, Erich Fromm proposed a re-evaluation of self-love, arguing that in order to be able to truly love someone else, we first need to love ourselves, as in respecting and knowing ourselves. Not surprisingly, the Internet is awash with advice on how to be more self-loving, but...

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Love Yourself and Watch

Self-love is one of those things that has been frowned upon as self-indulgence or vanity, a character flaw to be whispered about, discouraged, even corrected, and it’s only relatively recently that it’s come to be accepted as an essential ingredient for mental health. Here Osho speaks about what happens when...

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Live as Intensely as Possible

“Live as intensely as possible. Burn your candle of life from both ends. Burn it so intensely that if it is finished in one second it is okay. At least you will have known what it is, because only intensity penetrates. And if you can live an intense life...

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An article entitled "The Dangerous Myths About Sufi Muslims" published in The Atlantic magazine cites the recent attack on the Al Rawdah mosque in the Sinai during which at least 305 people died, going on to say that because the mosque was often frequented by Muslims linked to a...

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Befriending Myself

I was asked to write about “What I do.” A good question really. And one that makes me think. Not like at a party when people ask me what I do and I roll out the ready-made answer: “Oh I’m a therapist” or “I’m a hypnotherapist,” or sometimes, “I’m...

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According to a recent article in Quartz Media, accepting our darkest emotions is the key to psychological health, and that studies have shown that habitually accepting negative emotions was more likely to lead to elevated levels of well-being. So is acceptance the key to a healthier life? Osho is asked: I worry...