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The Light of Awareness

Birthday of Indian leader Lokmanya Tilak Born on 23 July 1856, Bal Gangadhar Tilak was an Indian nationalist, teacher, and the first leader of the Indian independence movement. He was given various titles during his…

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Trust: An Undercurrent

Osho on Trust THE FIRST QUESTION: WHY DOESN’T TRUST ARISE OUT OF THE DECISION TO TRUST? TRUST IS NOT A DECISION ON YOUR PART. You cannot decide for it. When you are finished with doubting,…

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Sannyas or Suicide

Birthday of Ernest Hemingway On July 21, 1899, Ernest Miller Hemingway, influential American literary icon is born in Oak Park, Illinois who became known for his straightforward prose and use of understatement. He was awarded the Nobel Prize…

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The Art of Dying

Osho on Death HOW CAN WE PREPARE OURSELVES FOR DEATH? DON’T accumulate anything whatever: power, money, prestige, virtue, knowledge, even the so-called spiritual experiences. Don’t accumulate. If you don’t accumulate you are ready to die…

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Eat all the Apples

Osho on Solomon Solomon was the affluent and wise monarch of the United Kingdom of Israel, succeeding his father and king David. All knowledge about Solomon comes from the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old…

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Bodhidharma: A Simple Man of Action

Osho on Enlightened Master Bodhidharma Bodhidharma was a Buddhist Enlightened Master who lived during the 5th or 6th century. He is traditionally credited as the transmitter of Buddhism to China. According to Chinese legend, he also began…

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Meditation: The Goalless Journey

Osho on Meditation OSHO, WHAT IS THE GOAL OF MEDITATION? Prageeta, THERE IS NO GOAL OF MEDITATION. Meditation is the dropping of all goals, hence it can’t have a goal of its own; that would…

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A Perfectly Imperfect Life

Osho on British Author Edward Gibbon Born on 8 May 1737, Edward Gibbon was a British historian, author, and member of parliament for almost a decade. He was educated at the University of Oxford, where…

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The Essence of Patience

Osho on Rajput Maharaja Jai Singh Jai Singh was the 29th Rajput Ruler of the Kingdom of Amber (present-day Rajasthan) from 1699 to 1743. He was a remarkable scholar, astronomer, and town planner. Jai Singh…

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Master: The Inner Guide

Osho on Master Disciple Relationship SCIENCE IS BASED ON DOUBT: doubt is its method, its climate, its very soul. Science cannot exist without doubt. It is only through questioning, and constant questioning, that science comes…