Meditation


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“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 most precious....

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“Be with people, and not unconsciously, but very consciously. Relate with people as if you are singing a song, as if you are playing on a flute; each person has to be thought as a musical instrument. Respect, love, worship – because each person is a hidden face of...

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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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Meditation Is a Device

“…without intelligence there can be no happiness. Man can only be happy if he is intelligent, utterly intelligent. “Meditation is a device to release your intelligence. The more meditative you become, the more intelligent you become. But remember, by intelligence I don't mean intellectuality. Intellectuality is part of stupidity. “Intelligence is...

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Google the word meditation and you get two hundred and twenty-four million hits. As the world about us seems to go more bananas every day, so the subject of how to make it OK to still be here grows more popular, and meditation, or the idea of it, is...

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Mirror or a Camera

“Anything from outside can disturb your mind, and your dreams are nothing but your mind. “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...

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The holiday season is upon us, and what better than to spend time with family and friends? Greeting loved ones, the companionship of our nearest and dearest; a time of coming home. And no matter how much fun it all is, won't there be moments when all we want...

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The Fundamental Difference Between Psychology, Therapy, and Meditation Soon after he first settled in Pune and a community of seekers had begun to gather around him, Osho began to integrate new Western therapeutic approaches into his work. Known broadly as "Humanistic Psychology Movement" these methods had evolved in the West...

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Fear of the Future

Fear of the future is a thing. Google the phrase and you get 285,000,000 results. Increasing threats to public safety from terrorism, renewed focus on nuclear capability, and climate change – things made possible by newer and better technologies – can seem like restrictions on our freedom. are we...

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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...