Love of God

Osho on Enlightened Sage Malukdas Malukdas was a devotional poet-saint, a religious poet of the Bhakti Movement, from Allahabad India. He was born in Kada, near Allababad, in 1574. Themes of his songs include social reform, religious tolerance,…

Hard as Rock, Soft as Water

Osho on Enlightened Saint Paltu Paltu Das [1710-1780] was born in Nanga-Jalalpur, Uttar Pradesh. He lived in Ayodhya, the sacred city of Hindus. He was a grocer by profession, and later became a saint of…

Peace: The State of No-Mind

September 21 is observed as International Day of Peace around the world. It is an occasion for mankind to commit to Peace. The United Nations urges everyone to celebrate this day by spreading compassion, kindness…

Mystery of Darkness

Osho on Darkness BELOVED OSHO, WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO SAY ABOUT DARKNESS? I have much to say about darkness, because nobody has taken notice of the mystery that darkness is. Much has been said…

Tozan: Living in the Moment

Osho on Tozan Tozan, also spelled as Dongshan, was a Chan Buddhist monk of ninth-century China. He founded the Caodong school which was transmitted to Japan in the thirteenth century by Dogen and developed into the Soto school of Zen. Tozan is also…

Love allows Freedom

Osho on Love and Jealousy BELOVED OSHO, IS JEALOUSY YET ANOTHER FORM OF COWARDICE? Jealousy is very complicated. It has many ingredients in it. Cowardice also is one of them; egoistic attitudes is another; monopolistic…

Drop the Head

Osho on Meditation CAN’T YOU DO IT FOR ME? CAN’T YOU CUT MY HEAD OFF? BECAUSE I CAN’T DROP IT. I KNOW THAT BECAUSE I HAVE TRIED. I can do that but there will be…

What is Maturity?

Osho on Hakuin Born in Hara, Suruga province, Japan, Hakuin Ekaku was a priest, writer, artist and was one of the most influential figures in Japanese Zen Buddhism. He is regarded as the reviver of the Rinzai School from a…

Become your own Savior

September 15 is celebrated as International Day of Democracy. The word ‘democracy’ comes from two Greek words – ‘demos’ meaning people and ‘kratos’ meaning rule. Greece is considered to be the first democracy in the…

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…