Kyozan: A True Man of Zen

Osho on Kyozan Born in Shaozhou in the south (in modern Guangdong Province), Kyozan became a novice at a young age, and while still a teenager he became determined to follow the Zen path, and…

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Master: A Catalytic Agent

Śāriputra was one of the closest disciples of the Buddha. He is considered the first of the Buddha’s two chief male disciples, together with Maudgalyāyana. Śāriputra had a key leadership role in the sangha of the Buddha and…

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Revolution is No, Rebellion is Yes

Birthday of Ivan the Terrible 25th August is the birthday of the Grand Prince of Moscow. He was the first to be proclaimed tsar of Russia.  The title tsar was derived from the Latin title caesar and was translated by Ivan’s contemporaries…

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Faith: Love with Reverence

Osho on Bayazid Born in 804 CE, Bayazid Bistami was a PersianSufi from north-central Iran. Known to future Sufis as Sultān-ul-Ārifīn (“King of the Gnostics”), Bistami is considered to be one of the expositors of the state of fana the notion of…

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