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Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 3
Discourses on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Talks given from 01/03/75 am to 10/03/75 am, English Discourse series, 10 Chapters
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 3 Content : Osho brings a juiciness to the aridity of Patanjali's language, turning it into a fascinating garden of exploration. Patanjali says, "When the activity of the mind is under control..." Osho says, "The mind is a process...doesn't exist, only thoughts, thoughts moving so fast that you think and feel that something exists there in continuity. One thought comes, another thought comes another, and they go on and on. The gap between them is so small that you cannot see the gap between one thought and another. So two thoughts become joined, they become a continuity. Because of that continuity you think there is a mind." Osho brings a simple but intriguing view to these sutras about knowledge and reasoning, samadhi, samadhi with and without contemplation, subtle objects of meditation and subtle energies. He has the knack of removing the dust and tarnish of the passage of time to make these sutras irresistible and vital reading.
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 4
Discourses on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Talks given from 21/04/75 am to 30/04/75 am, English Discourse series, 10 Chapters
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 4 Content : Osho dissects the cause of misery -- our clinging to life and fear of death, egoism, attraction and repulsion...our lack of awareness. At the outset he puts the situation straight, that the austerity Patanjali is talking about has nothing to do with torturing the body: "Life is more if you are sensitive; life is less if you are less sensitive." Osho as always has the vision and understanding to bring everything, even the seemingly most complex to its simplest: "To me life in its totality is good. And when you understand life in its totality, only then can you celebrate... Celebration is my attitude, unconditional to what life brings."
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 5
Discourses on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Talks given from 01/07/75 am to 10/07/75 am, English Discourse series, 10 Chapters
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 5 Content : Osho presents the eight steps of Yoga: self-restraint, fixed observation, posture, breath regulation, abstraction, concentration, contemplation and trance. With complete understanding and compassion he speaks on what meditative techniques are best for different types of people. There is no right or wrong only the individual and his choice for that works best.
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 6
Discourses on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Talks given from 01/09/75 am to 10/09/75 am, English Discourse series, 10 Chapters
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 6 Content : Osho discusses modern scientific research on four states of consciousness : alpha, beta, theta and delta; and continues to expand on the significance of the eight steps of Yoga. Patanjali's whole art is of how to attain to the state where you can die willingly, with no resistance. These precious sutras are a preparation, a preparation to die and a preparation to a greater life, and you can use this book and Patanjali's methodology to touch these very depths.
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 7
Discourses on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Talks given from 01/01/76 am to 10/01/76 am, English Discourse series, 10 Chapters
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 7 Content : Osho shows how three methods -- concentration, uninterrupted flow of consciousness and oneness -- bring about an inner balance when subject and object disappear. He defines Yoga as an attitude toward life not concerned with metaphysics but with questions close to the seeker's heart.
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 8
Discourses on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Talks given from 11/04/76 am to 20/04/76 am, English Discourse series, 10 Chapters
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 8 Content : Osho introduces Patanjali's sutras as scientific methods to commit suicide—that is, real suicide, the death of the ego as a pretender. He describes subtle obstacles that can arise when going within and encourages the reader to understand that these are only tricks, sabotage—that the only way to reach the goal is to search deeply within.
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 9
Discourses on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Talks given from 21/04/76 am to 30/04/76 am, English Discourse series, 10 Chapters
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 9 Content : Osho speaks of Patanjali's system of preparation for enlightenment as empirical, a tool to work with. He talks on mastery over the five bodies of the human personality—the food body, energy body, mental body, intuitive body and the bliss body; cognition; non-attachment; and liberation.
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 10
Discourses on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Talks given from 01/05/76 am to 10/05/76 am, English Discourse series, 10 Chapters
Yoga : The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 10 Content : Osho talks at length on the mind and how it functions. He speaks of desirelessness, enlightenment and pure consciousness. But what is the art of liberation? "Nothing but the art of de-hypnosis," says Osho, " -- how to drop this state of mind; how to become unconditioned; how to look at reality without any idea creating a barrier between you and the real; how to simply see without any desires in the eyes; how simply to be without any motivation. That's all yoga is about. Then suddenly that which is inside you, and has always been inside you from the very beginning, is revealed."
Zarathustra : A God That Can Dance
Commentaries on Friedrich Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Talks given from 26/03/87 pm to 07/04/87 pm, English Discourse series, 23 Chapters, Year Published : 1987
Zarathustra : A God That Can Dance Content : In the world's first line-by-line commentary on Friedrich Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Osho unravels the mystery of man's three metamorphoses—from camel to lion to child. He sets the record straight about the meaning of Nietzsche's concept of superman and shows how we ourselves can become that man.
Zarathustra : The Laughing Prophet
Commentaries on Friedrich Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Talks given from 08/04/87 am to 19/04/87 am, English Discourse series, 23 Chapters, Year Published : 1987
Zarathustra : The Laughing Prophet Content : Osho uses Nietzsche's diatribe against man's beliefs in his own impotence as a medium to clarify the true nature of the superman—Nietzsche's concept that was so tragically perverted by Adolf Hitler. He unveils the superman as a man inalienably connected to the cosmos, as a mystic and an innocent, cleansed of the need for conquest. He also discusses Nietzsche's concept of will-to-power, revealing how it can integrate man and lead him towards creativity.


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