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Guru – defined by Osho

Osho

On Guru Poornima day, I share an excerpt from the “Book of Secrets”, a compilation of discourses on Vigyan Bhairav Tantra. Osho’s definition of a Guru.

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Osho Story #10 – Well of Time

As many of you know, Osho never “wrote” a book … but he was a prolific author with nearly 800 books to his credit because nearly all his discourses have been converted into books. He spoke on Krishna at Manali in 1970 and the book that was published from that discourse is “Krishna – the … Read more Osho Story #10 – Well of Time

Why 90 Rolls Royces ?

A couple of days back I was searching for a Hindi audio/video of Osho’s where he talks about the whole game of charity and the responsibilities of the “needy” and the “poor”. While searching for that video, I stumbled across this delightful short interview where Osho says why he has 90 Rolls Royces. Swami Chaitanya … Read more Why 90 Rolls Royces ?

Osho Story #9 – Today and Tomorrow

This excerpt is from the book “Come, Come, Yet Again Come”. The opening lines in the first page are so beautiful that I want to post the picture here, more to reinforce the message to myself … Ours is not a caravan of despair ! oh, only Osho can say that and that is the … Read more Osho Story #9 – Today and Tomorrow

Osho – Mahaparinirwan Day

Thanks to Swami Chaitanya Keerti, I became a part of a group of meditators in Gurgaon. One of the group members sent this picture over WhatsApp. The Master of Masters left his body on this day in 1990. The literal translation is “If you feel like hurting/harming someone else, then remember that you are sowing … Read more Osho – Mahaparinirwan Day

Osho Story #8 – Mirror

I have started reading this book of Osho’s titled “I Am That” – these are his discourses on Isha Upanishad. The following story excerpt is on page 247. “.. When Alexander the Great came to India.. and he came at a very right, ripe moment.. Buddha had left his body only three hundred years before; … Read more Osho Story #8 – Mirror

Osho Story #7 – Security ?

This story is an excerpt from the book “The Miracle” which is compiled from the talks Osho gave on Zen in August 1988. “…. Mulla Nasruddin died.. his grave still exists in Iran. He used to carry his door wherever he would go, and people would ask, “What is the matter? Why are you carrying … Read more Osho Story #7 – Security ?

Leadership Lessons from The Bhagavad Gita #40 – Transforming

Chapter 2 Verses 64 and 65 रागद्वेषवियुक्तैस्तु विषयानिन्द्रियैश्चरन् | आत्मवश्यैर्विधेयात्मा प्रसादमधिगच्छति || 64|| rāga-dveṣha-viyuktais tu viṣhayān indriyaiśh charan ātma-vaśhyair-vidheyātmā prasādam adhigachchhati rāga—attachment; dveṣha—aversion; viyuktaiḥ—free; tu—but; viṣhayān—objects of the senses; indriyaiḥ—by the senses; charan—while using; ātma-vaśhyaiḥ—controlling one’s mind; vidheya-ātmā—one who controls the mind; prasādam—the Grace of God; adhigachchhati—attains Translation – But one who controls the mind, … Read more Leadership Lessons from The Bhagavad Gita #40 – Transforming