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OSHO on Meditation, Dhyan & Concentration

In the East we have another word, dhyan. It does not mean concentration, it does not mean contemplation, it does not mean meditation even. It means a state of no-mind. All those three are mind activities - whether you are concentrating, contemplating, or meditating, you are always objective. There is

Buddhism: Calmness of Nobel beings

The Buddha was asked this question: Why do the noble beings who have developed their minds appear so calm and radiant? The Buddha replied:‘They sorrow not for what is past, They yearn not after that which is not come, The present is sufficient for them: Hence it is they appear so radiant. By having

Buddhism: Think before you speak

The Buddha spoke about the four kinds of wrong speech. The first is lying. When a person goes to a court of justice, or in the company of relatives and friends, he would say ‘I know’ when he does not, and ‘I don’t know’ when he does. To save himself,

Osho on Buddha: One has to say goodbye

One of Buddha’s disciples, Sariputta, one day bowed down at Buddha’s feet. Suddenly he felt the energy falling on him. He felt a sudden transformation, a mutation of his whole mind, as if he was being destroyed and created again. He cried, “No! Wait a little.” The whole assembly of

Osho: What is dharma?

Dharma simply means the ultimate law that keeps the universe together, that keeps the universe together, that keeps the universe in harmony, in accord; the norm that makes the universe a cosmos and not a chaos.It is like gravitation: you cannot make a religion out of gravitation. Nobody worships gravitation;

Buddhism: The way it is ~ Ajahn Sumedho

Eventually, you let go of all these things because they're not ends in themselves either, but they are like tools to be used. You learn to use these tools, and when you've finished you don't need to hang on to them.Signifying this, the Buddha referred to his teaching as a

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