True Prayer: A Prayer of Laughter and Tears

WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT LOVE, TEARS IMMEDIATELY START RUNNING. PLEASE SAY SOMETHING ABOUT IT. The tears are the greatest possible prayer. Don’t be worried about analyzing them, don’t try to interpret them; they are beyond…

What is Creativity?

You ask me, ” WHAT IS CREATIVITY?” For the mystic, his very existence is creativity. He walks, and that is creativity. He talks, and that is creativity. He remains silent, and that is creativity. Buddha,…

Human consciousness will take a turn

“And why has there not been a Master before you in all the ages who has combined and synthesized all the teachings of past Buddhas?” There was no need; now the need exists. The world…

Knowing your Aloneness

BELOVED MASTER, PLEASE SAY SOMETHING ABOUT THE DISCIPLE’S ALONENESS AND COURAGE. Anand Taral, the first thing to realize is that whether you want or not, you are alone. Aloneness is your very nature. You can…

As a nobody, I am alive

Osho left his body on 19th January 1990. This day is celebrated as Osho’s Mahaparinirvana Day. The term “Mahaparinirvana” is derived from the Buddhist term “Nirvana”. Nirvana means enlightenment. Nirvana means a Buddha is in…

Your Being is the Mystic Rose

You are asking, “In what soil and in which climate might one find the mystic rose?” Your heart is the soil. Your trust is the climate. And your being is the mystic rose — its…

Hyakujo: The Everest of Zen

Hyakujo (also known by the name Pai-chang Huai-hai and Baizhang Huaihai) was a Zen Master who lived in China in the 8th century. Hyakujo is credited with introducing the first truly independent Chan Monasteries (Chan…

You are Your Own Master

IT SEEMS THAT NOTHING EVER REALLY DROPS AWAY. SUDDENLY IT IS GONE, BUT JUST AS SUDDENLY IT IS BACK AGAIN. IT ALL SEEMS LIKE A MAGIC TRICK. … A very meaningful question, with tremendous implications…

Witnessing is Your Nature

OSHO, LAST NIGHT YOU SAID THAT THE MIND CANNOT DO TWO THINGS TOGETHER — THAT IS, THINKING AND WITNESSING. IT SEEMS THEN THAT WITNESSING IS A MENTAL FACULTY AND AN ACT OF THE MIND. IS…