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Meditation leads to Ultimate Flowering

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In This Issue
 Editorial  Awareness the way to Religion  Live ‘Herenow’  Witnessing Consciousness  Sex the Essential Core Energy and Transformation  Yes – the Essence of Religiousness  Mind and Thinking  White Lotus Symbol of Spirituality  Buddhahood – Dimensions beyond the known  A moment gone never returns

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EDITORIAL
Osho's vision of education is five dimensional. The first dimension is informative like languages, history, geography and many other subjects which can be dealt by television and computers. The second dimension is the sciences which can be imparted again by television and computers with the guidance of a human guide. Love, laughter and an acquaintance with life, its wonders, its mysteries and a reverence for life is the third dimension of Osho's vision. The fourth dimension is art and creativity where the student can choose from the whole rainbow of creative art and become a part of existence. The fifth dimension of Osho's vision of education is the art of dying which includes all meditations so that the child can become aware of the eternal life within him. Read on as Osho explains… "Maneesha, the education that has prevailed in the past is very insufficient, incomplete, superficial. It only creates people who can earn their livelihood but it does not give any insight into living itself. It is not only incomplete; it is harmful too - because it is based on competition. Any type of competition is violent deep down, and creates people who are unloving. Their whole effort is to be the achievers - of name, of fame, of all kinds of ambitions. Obviously they have to struggle and be in conflict for them. That destroys their joys and that destroys their friendliness. It seems everybody is fighting against the whole world. Education up to now has been goal-oriented: what you are learning is not important; what is important is the examination that will come a year or two years later. It makes the future important - more important than the present. It sacrifices the present for the future. And that becomes your very style of life; you are always sacrificing the moment for something which is not present. It creates a tremendous emptiness in life. The commune of my vision will have a five-dimensional education. Before I enter into those five dimensions, a few things have to be noted. One: there should not be any kind of examination as part of education, but every day, every hour observation by the teachers; their remarks throughout the year will decide whether you move further or you remain a little longer in the same class. Nobody fails, nobody passes - it is just that a few people are speedy and a few people are a little bit lazy -because the idea of failure
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creates a deep wound of inferiority, and the idea of being successful also creates a different kind of disease, that of superiority. Nobody is inferior, and nobody is superior. One is just oneself, incomparable. So, examinations will not have any place. That will change the whole perspective from the future to the present. What you are doing right this moment will be decisive, not five questions at the end of two years. Of thousands of things you will pass through during these two years, each will be decisive; so the education will not be goal-oriented. The teacher has been of immense importance in the past, because he knew he had passed all the examinations, he had accumulated knowledge. But the situation has changed - and this is one of the problems, that situations change but our responses remain the old ones. Now the knowledge explosion is so vast, so tremendous, so speedy, that you cannot write a big book on any scientific subject because by the time your book is complete, it will be out of date; new facts, new discoveries will have made it irrelevant. So now science has to depend on articles, on periodicals, not on books. The teacher was educated thirty years earlier. In thirty years everything has changed, and he goes on repeating what he was taught. He is out of date, and he is making his students out of date. So in my vision the teacher has no place. Instead of teachers there will be guides, and the difference has to be understood: the guide will tell you where, in the library, to find the latest information on the subject. And teaching should not be done in the old-fashioned way, because television can do it in a far better way, can bring the latest information without any problems. The teacher has to appeal to your ears; television appeals directly to your eyes; and the impact is far greater, because the eyes absorb eighty percent of your life situations - they are the most alive part. If you can see something there is no need to memorize it; but if you listen to something you have to memorize it. Almost ninety-eight percent of education can be delivered through television, and the questions that students will ask can be answered by computers. The teacher should be only a guide to show you the right channel, to show you how to use the computer, how to find the latest book. His function will be totally different. He is not imparting knowledge to you, he is making you aware of the contemporary knowledge, of the latest knowledge. He is only a guide. With these considerations, I divide education into five dimensions. The first is informative, like history, geography, and many other subjects which can be dealt with by television and computer together. The second part should be sciences. They can be imparted by television and computer too, but they are more complicated, and the human guide will be more necessary.
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In the first dimension also come languages. Every person in the world should know at least two languages; one is his mother tongue, and the other is English as an international vehicle for communication. They can also be taught more accurately by television - the accent, the grammar, everything can be taught more correctly than by human beings. We can create in the world an atmosphere of brotherhood: language connects people and language disconnects too. There is right now no international language. This is due to our prejudices. English is perfectly capable, because it is known by more people around the world on a wider scale - although it is not the first language. The first is Spanish, as far as population is concerned. But its population is concentrated; it is not spread all over the world. The second is Chinese; that is even more concentrated, only in China. As far as numbers go, these languages are spoken by more people, but the question is not of numbers, the question is of spread. English is the most widespread language, and people should drop their prejudices - they should look at the reality. There have been many efforts to create languages to avoid the prejudices - the Spanish people can say their language should be the international language because it is spoken by more people than almost any other language.... To avoid these prejudices, languages like Esperanto have been created. But no created language has been able to function. There are a few things which grow, which cannot be created; a language is a growth of thousands of years. Esperanto looks so artificial that all those efforts have failed. But it is absolutely necessary to create two languages - first, the mother tongue, because there are feelings and nuances which you can say only in the mother tongue. One of my professors, S. K. Saxena, a world traveller who has been a professor of philosophy in many countries, used to say that in a foreign language you can do everything, but when it comes to a fight or to love, you feel that you are not being true and sincere to your feelings. So for your feelings and for your sincerity, your mother tongue... which you imbibe with the milk of the mother, which becomes part of your blood and bones and marrow. But that is not enough - that creates small groups of people and makes others strangers. One international language is absolutely necessary as a basis for one world, for one humanity. So two languages should be absolutely necessary for everybody. That will come in the first dimension. The second is the enquiry of scientific subjects, which is tremendously important because it is half of reality, the outside reality. And the third will be what is missing in present-day education, the art of living. People have taken it for granted that they know

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what love is. They don't know... and by the time they know, it is too late. Every child should be helped to transform his anger, hatred, jealousy, into love. An important part of the third dimension should also be a sense of humour. Our socalled education makes people sad and serious. And if one third of your life is wasted in a university in being sad and serious, it becomes ingrained; you forget the language of laughter - and the man who forgets the language of laughter has forgotten much of life. So love, laughter, and an acquaintance with life and its wonders, its mysteries... these birds singing in the trees should not go unheard. The trees and the flowers and the stars should have a connection with your heart. The sunrise and the sunset will not be just outside things - they should be something inner, too. A reverence for life should be the foundation of the third dimension. People are so irreverent to life. They still go on killing animals to eat - they call it game; and if the animal eats them then they call it calamity. Strange... in a game both parties should be given equal opportunity. The animals are without weapons and you have machine guns or arrows.... You may not have thought about why arrows and machine guns were invented: so that you can kill the animal from a faraway distance; to come close is dangerous. What kind of game is this? And the poor animal, defenceless against your bullets.... It is not a question of killing the animals; it is a question of being irreverent to life, because all that you need can be provided either by synthetic foods, or by other scientific methods. All your needs can be fulfilled; no animal has to be killed. And a person who kills animals, deep down can kill human beings without any difficulty because what is the difference? And there are cannibals.... Just a few days ago in Palestine, the people demanded that the government allow them to eat human flesh, because there was not enough food - so why waste a dead body? Whether it has died naturally or has been destroyed by the terrorists or has been in an accident, it is good food! And the surprising thing is that the government of Palestine has agreed - they had to. Food is short, and people cannot be left hungry. Today they will be eating the naturally dead or the accidentally dead, or those killed by terrorists; but this is not going on forever. Soon they will start finding ways to kill people - to steal children, because their flesh is thought to be the most delicious. A great reverence for life should be taught, because life is God and there is no other God than life itself, and joy, laughter, a sense of humour - in short a dancing spirit. The fourth dimension should be of art and creativity: painting, music, craftsmanship, pottery, and masonry - anything that is creative. All areas of creativity should be allowed; the students can choose. There should be only a few things compulsory - for
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example an international language should be compulsory; a certain capacity to earn your livelihood should be compulsory; a certain creative art should be compulsory. You can choose through the whole rainbow of creative arts, because unless a man learns how to create, he never becomes a part of existence, which is constantly creative. By being creative one becomes divine; creativity is the only prayer. And the fifth dimension should be the art of dying. In this fifth dimension will be all the meditations, so that you can know there is no death, so that you can become aware of an eternal life inside you. This should be absolutely essential, because everybody has to die; nobody can avoid it. And under the big umbrella of meditation, you can be introduced to Zen, to Tao, to Yoga, to Hassidism, to all kinds and all possibilities that have existed, but which education has not taken any care of. In this fifth dimension, you should also be made aware of the martial arts like aikido, jujitsu, judo - the art of selfdefence without weapons - and not only self-defence, but simultaneously a meditation too. The new commune will have a full education, a whole education. All that is essential should be compulsory, and all that is nonessential should be optional. One can choose from the options, which will be many. And once the basics are fulfilled, then you have to learn something you enjoy; music, dance, painting - you have to know something to go inwards, to know yourself. And all this can be done very easily without any difficulty. I have been a professor myself and I resigned from the university with a note saying: This is not education, this is sheer stupidity; you are not teaching anything significant. But this insignificant education prevails all over the world - it makes no difference, in the Soviet Union or in America. Nobody has looked for a more whole, a total education. In this sense almost everybody is uneducated; even those who have great degrees are uneducated in the vaster areas of life. A few are more uneducated, a few are less - but everybody is uneducated. But to find an educated man is impossible, because education as a whole does not exist anywhere."

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Remember
1. In generosity hold others like a river 2. In compassion and grace be like the sun 3. In concealing others faults be like night 4. In anger and fury be like dead 5. In modesty and humility be like earth 6. In tolerance be like ocean 7. Either exist as you are or be as you look! Love—Taoshobuddha

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wareness is the only way to inner flowering and religion. The more conscious you are, the more intensely you live. Also the more religious you are. Awareness indeed is the essence of your religiosity.

The essential teaching of Gautama the Buddha is not a teaching at all, instead it is an awakening a way to become more aware. He does not give you a doctrine about existence, but he gives you a methodology to see that which is. He is not concerned with God. He is not concerned with the other world beyond. His whole concern is you – the awareness within that continues to remain lit like the lamp. Hence Buddha has been misunderstood by almost everybody. The religious people have not been able to understand him because he does not talk about God. They have not been able to appreciate him because he does not talk about the other world. And all the religions depend on the other world. They are against this world. And certainly they are for some illusory world somewhere there in the future beyond this life, beyond this body, and beyond this moment too. Their whole world is a fantasy world. And this world is illusory that has to be abandoned. They persuade people to sacrifice the real for the unreal and the essential for nonessential. They persuade to sacrifice that which is, for that which is not yet and may not ever be. They persuade people to sacrifice the present for the future. Indeed they cannot understand Buddha.

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Buddha does not talk about the other world at all. He is not, other-worldly one. But he has not satisfied the materialists and the atheists either. Because they think this is all that there is. Eat, drink, and be merry because that is all that matters. And Buddha says: This is not all that there is. You are living only on the surface of things. There is a depth to everything. However that depth can be known, fathomed only if you go deeper into your own being, or into your own consciousness. The more conscious you are, the more intensely you live. The more conscious you are the more reality becomes available to you. You earn reality only through being conscious. You earn bliss through consciousness. When one is absolutely conscious, one is absolutely real and embodiment of Sat-Chit-Anand. Naturally, the materialists cannot agree with Buddha, because to them, ‘This is all. The surface is all, the outside is all, and there is no inside to it.’ So nobody is agreeing with him. The religious do not agree. The irreligious too do not agree. His approach is a very radical. It is against the worldly and the other-worldly too. He brings a new light, and a new understanding. That understanding he calls ‘mindfulness’. And ‘mindfulness’ is prelude to awareness and meditation. You have to understand this word ‘mindfulness’. If you can understand this single word ‘mindfulness’ you will have understood Buddha’s whole being, and his entire approach. And he is one of those rare ones who have known. If you want to ask anybody, ask a man like Buddha. But his approach is a methodology, not a doctrine. It is a way of life. People live like robots. Buddha says: Live non-mechanically. Each of your actions has to be luminous with awareness. And then each act starts revealing reality to you. And he does not make any distinction between the profane and the sacred because there is none. The profane is the sacred, if you live it consciously. Just going for a morning walk – if you can walk consciously, walking becomes prayer. There is no need to go to any church. Prayer has no relationship with a church or a temple. Indeed prayer is not the way. But you are conditioned so much into prayer that you cannot think otherwise. Prayer has something to do with your quality of awareness. You can do a thing prayerfully, and the thing may be anything, cleaning the floor, cooking the food, washing the clothes, taking a bath, and going to sleep. With awareness everything becomes prayer. Then you do not need any specific words. However prayer means something different to you. Prayer means to you imploration and seeking this and that and so on and on. It reminds me of one of the most beautiful stories about Buddha’s closest disciple, Ananda. Ananda lived with Buddha for forty years – and he lived like a shadow. He
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never left Buddha for a single moment, not even in the night. He would sleep in the same room where Buddha was sleeping. He had taken a promise from Buddha before entering into initiation. When Buddha became enlightened, Ananda came to him to be initiated. He was Buddha’s cousin and older too. He asked Buddha, ‘I am your elder brother. Once I am initiated, I will be your disciple. Then whatsoever you say, I will have to do – then I cannot say no. That is the meaning of disciple-hood – a person decides, ‘Now I will say yes to my master, whatsoever he says. If he says ‘Jump and kill yourself’ I will jump and kill myself.’ Surrendering ‘THE NO’ is the secret of disciple-hood. So Ananda said, ‘I am going to be your disciple. Before I become your disciple, as your elder brother I want one promise. Right now I am your elder brother and I can order you.’ 1. 2. 3. You have to give me this promise, that you will never tell me to leave you. I will stay with you; wherever you go I will be with you. I will follow and serve you like a shadow. Even in the night I will be sleeping just by your side, continuously ready to serve you. You will not speak to any one without my presence.

Buddha promised. And Ananda lived with Buddha for forty years. No other disciple lived so close to him for the entire life. But because he was so close he started taking Buddha for granted – naturally. He was so close, he started forgetting Buddha. He was so close that he never tried what Buddha was saying. And the day came when Buddha entered Mahaparinirvana – the body dropped. Many who had come after Ananda had become enlightened. Ananda was not yet enlightened. He wept bitterly. His misery was great. There was no consolation for this. Now suddenly he became aware that forty years had been wastage. ‘I lived with this man – a rare opportunity, very rare. To find a Buddha is rare, and to live with a Buddha for forty years continuously – it has not happened before, it may not happen again. Forty years in a long time. And still I have missed.’ He stopped eating food. He stopped all kinds of other activities. He decided to become enlightened before it was too late – it was already late. Day and night, he was trying to be aware. And a great council was going to be arranged soon – all the enlightened disciples were going to gather together to collect the sayings of Buddha. Ananda was not invited although he was the most reliable source. Obviously nobody had lived with Buddha so long, nobody had as much information as he had. Nobody had listened to Buddha so
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much – morning and evening, day and night, he was always there, just watching. Whatsoever Buddha had said, he had heard it. And he had a miraculous memory, absolute memory – and also the power of absolute recall. But still he was not invited to the council. It was not possible to invite him. He had known Buddha, his word was reliable, his memory was perfect – but he had no inner validity. He himself was not yet a Buddha. Yes, to collect facts he was the right person. Facts are the outcome of memory. But what about truth, and facts and truths are two different dimensions and fact cannot be truth. A fact may be a fact and yet may not be true. And a truth may be true, yet may not be a fact. Truth is the fragrance of awareness. Truth is the outcome of your innerness. Truth can only be discovered in the deep recess of your innerness. Truth is not the sum total of all the facts – truth is something more. Facts are mundane, superficial. Truths are not on the surface, they are inner. Ananda could say everything factual, but he had no inner validity because he himself was not a witness. So, even those who had not lived with Buddha were called to the council but not Ananda. For awareness you need not live with a Buddha or be around him. Awareness is inner flowering. Sometimes living around a Buddha creates many problems. Then you start taking him granted. And this becomes an obstruction in your inner growth. Be both near the Buddha and far as well. He worked hard, he staked everything. He was eighty two then. Each moment he was trying to be aware, alert, and mindful. And the last night came – tomorrow morning the council was going to gather. Ananda was going mad. Enlightenment had not happened yet. He was becoming more and tense and he was putting in all that one could put all that was humanly possible. He was even ready to die for it. The middle of the night had come and nothing had happened yet. And he was driving himself crazy. For days he had not eaten, he had not slept, he had not taken a bath – there was no time to waste. One o’clock, two o’clock, three o’clock, four o’clock in the morning… and he was just on the verge of either going mad or becoming enlightened. It looked more like madness. Anand was exploding, he was falling apart. Then suddenly he remembered, Buddha had always said: Be aware, but in a relaxed way. Be aware, but without any tension. Attention without any tension. Calm and quiet. Be alert but with no strain. That memory came in the right moment – Anand relaxed. He was so tired, that he went to bed. When he was just going to put his head on the pillow – fully aware, relaxed – he became enlightened. The moment his head touched the pillow, he became enlightened. He slept, for the first time in his whole life. It was a different kind of sleep. He was asleep as far as the body was concerned, but his inner light was aflame. Deep within his being, he was alert and aware. Morning came, and he was still asleep. Other monks came to see whether he had been able to make it. They looked in the room, and it had
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the same fragrance as that of Buddha – the same luminosity, the same grace and grandeur. And Ananda was fast asleep but his face had the light, the light that comes from within. Even in his sleep he was mindful. There was grace, there was a silence surrounding the room. Indeed there was a new space surrounding. He was invited immediately. He asked the other monks, ‘Why? What has happened now? Why were you not asking me to come to the council?’ And they said, ‘Just one day ago, your memory was just the memory of the outside of things. Now you know from the inside – you yourself have become a Buddha. Buddhahood means when you become so alert that even in your sleep the alertness continues as an undercurrent. Even when you die, you die fully alert. And now there is no way to lose your alertness, your alertness has become your nature. This is the essential message of Buddha.

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ive ‘herenow’. This is the essence of spiritual life. By chanting mantras, reading scriptures, going to temples, mosques… one does not become religious. The vast majority lives in such illusion and is therefore deprived of religiosity. Every Sunday morning they have to go there church. Your so called religions are investments in ‘the other shore’. Remember it is only a metaphor. There is no other shore. This is the only shore there is. To be herenow is the door to enter the other shore. Metaphorically the other shore implies living in eternity. You can live in two ways. Thus you can live in time or in eternity. If you live in time, metaphorically that is called ‘this shore’. This is what everyone does. On the contrary if you live in eternity, metaphorically this is called ‘the other shore.’ The gate to enter into eternity is herenow. To live in time is to live either in past or in future. Mind lives in time - mind IS time. It is always remains engrossed either with the past or with the future - and both are not. The past is no more, the future not yet, and the mind lives in something that is not. Therefore mind’s existence is very shadowy and pseudo existence. It is just a reflection in the mirror, the moon seen reflected in the lake. To be herenow means getting out of time. You will have to pull yourself from the past. It is like slipping out of the past as a snake slips out of the old skin. And you will have to be very alert not to get entangled into the future either. Future is projections, dreams and utopia. If you can avoid past and future you are alert, you are aware.

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This is what Buddha means by SAMMASATI - right awareness. Then you are now and you are here. Where else can you be? That is where you really are! Even though you go on moving into the past and into the future, all that movement is dreamlike and illusory. You fall asleep and you remain lying on your bed in your room, but in your dream you can wander all over the earth or you can go to the planets, to the moon, or to the stars. But in the morning when you wake up you will not find yourself on the moon. You may have been whole night in your dream on the moon but you are going to wake up in your room. So even when you were walking on the moon, in your dream you were in your room - really you were in your room. We are always in the present because there is nowhere else to be. But we can dream, imagine, revive memories, project in the future great illusions... but still we are herenow! The day, the moment, you become aware that you are here and you cannot be anywhere else; that you are now and you cannot be then, you sink into the reality, you go to the depth of reality itself, you change your gear from time to eternity. The cross is a symbol of time and eternity. Time moves in horizontal straight line from left to right. And eternity moved vertically from south to north. Indeed cross in its original sense represents time and eternity. It does not represent simply Jesus’ crucifixion. Indeed cross is an older symbol than Jesus. In fact it is only a part of the ancient Eastern symbol, SWASTIKA, just a part of it. The swastika in the East has always represented time and eternity. The cross also represents time. Time is horizontal, it is linear. It moves from one moment to another moment. And the vertical line on the cross represents eternity - depth, height. In time you swim, in eternity you dive. Herenow, therefore implies this gap between the past and the future, the small interval – the infinitesimal. From this small interval you enter into a totally different world - that is called ‘the other shore.’ Past and the present narrow the mind. Eternity opens new horizons of the mind and makes it infinite. A man of godliness or religiosity lives through eternity. Eternity means mind is no more a narrow cave instead it floats and overflows in the vastness of the infinite sky. No words instead just energy overflowing and surrounding like light. Such overflowing energy will make you contentless yet aware. Only subjectivity remains. And through you light, awareness, bliss overflows in myriad forms. You need not be puzzled. But sometimes if you catch hold of metaphors too literally you can become very much confused. Remember each master has to use metaphors because there is no other way to express that which cannot really be expressed. Therefore to express that about which the only right course is to be silent master uses

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metaphors. The only possible way is to use metaphors, parables, stories, because they give you indirect hints. The reality is so delicate and so fragile like a very delicate flower. If you try to catch hold of it directly you destroy it. You cannot hold it in your fist like fresh breeze. It is very mercurial. You can only move in a very indirect way, and very subtle has to be your movement not even the footsteps should be heard. You can only whisper with reality not shout or argue. This is what a metaphor implies. Indeed it is a dialogue which is done in whispers, a dialogue which is done in a poetic way - not prose, not clear-cut, not mathematical – vague. Instead it is mysterious a silent communion or communion without words. You cannot attack reality directly. You can only persuade, or seduce reality. It is a love affair, not a rape. That is where religion and science differ from one another. Science is a kind of rape on reality. It tries to snatch truth from reality forcibly and violently. Thus it destroys the natural equilibrium, and the balance. It destroys ecology, the harmony, and the accord of existence. It is a rape, because science speaks in the language of conquest. Religion is a love affair, it is not a rape. Religion woos reality, and persuades, slowly and slowly, in a very indirect way. One has to be exquisitely graceful, hence these metaphors are used by the masters. ‘The other shore’ is a beautiful metaphor for life eternal. But let me remind you: this is the other shore, this is that. You are not going to change the shore instead you are simply going to change your consciousness. The change has not to happen in the outside - not that you take a boat, a ferry, and you go to the other shore. That will be a change in the outer circumstances. No not that way! You drop the mind and in doing this you will become consciousness and the other shore has arrived. You have not moved even a single inch, you may not have done anything at all - you may have been simply sitting with closed eyes...and it has arrived. That is what Buddha was doing when he reached the other shore. In Bodhgaya he was sitting underneath a tree by the side of the river Niranjana. It was early morning, a beautiful, silent morning, and he opened his eyes. The last star was disappearing from the sky; he saw the last star disappearing, and something inside, in him, also disappeared... indeed the mind – and with this last trace of the ego. The inner sky became empty. Buddha became empty, and these two emptinesses met, merged, melted into each other. The sky entered into him, he entered the sky.

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On the visible side, on the outside, nothing was changed. Everything was exactly the same. The Niranjana continued to flow the birds must have continued to sing. Not even a leaf has fallen from the tree, nothing has changed... yet all has changed. Now Buddha is no longer a mind; he has become meditation. He is no longer in thoughts; he has become a pure witness, a SAKSHIN. This witness is the other shore I am talking about. That is why when you think you feel a little confused, but when you don not think about it you also feel a kind of rest. Watch! Confusion must be felt in the head and the rest in the heart. The heart has its own reasons, its own way of understanding things. When I am talking to you during the meditation sessions these are not mere talks. Apparently you may think that I am only talking to your minds – but that is only the superficial part. A master uses the language that enters through the head in you. However the energy that is at playing behind the words touches your heart. What really transpires between a master and you is something of the heart. The mind is being used as a stepping-stone towards the heart that is all. I am using words as stepping-stones, as means, not as an end in themselves. That is why while listening to these talks you disappear for some time. This is the way of communion that the master connects you to your being. That is why these two things you feel simultaneously: a confusion in the head and a deep rest in the heart. The heart understands - the heart understands that this moment, the herenow, is the other shore. But the heart is not very articulate. The head is very articulate. This is one of the dilemmas: the head cannot understand but is very articulate, and the heart can understand but is not very articulate. Heart understands but its understanding remains silent; in fact the more it understands, the more silent it becomes. The head understands nothing; in fact the less it understands, the noisier it becomes. You have to see this point. Masters always use the head to reach to the heart of the seekers. This is how they open up the heart center of the seekers. However never become rooted in the head. Never stay there! Use it as a stepping-stone, as a ladder, but do not make your house there; otherwise your whole life will be of confusion, anxiety, anguish and misery. Use it, and forget all about it. Enter into the heart and listen to the silent dance of the heart energy. Listen to the relaxed, restful song of the heart, the soundless sound, the one hand clapping. The heart is very close to the mystery of existence; the head is the farthest away. The head is this shore and the heart is that shore - but you are already on that shore. The head is simply dreaming things. When you get out of the head you simply get out of something which never existed in the first place.

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Witnessing Consciousness

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uddhas emphasize to ‘BE AWARE,’ or ‘BE A WITNESS.’ However this creates a question in the mind can a witnessing consciousness really sing, dance and taste life? Is a witness a mere spectator of life and never a participant?

When you listen through the mind such questions are bound to arise. Mind is bound to raise this question sooner or later, because mind is very much afraid of your becoming a witness. Human mind very much afraid of your becoming a witness - because when you become a witness it implies the death of the mind. Mind is a doer. It wants to do thing. Mind is doing and witnessing is a state of nondoing. The mind is afraid If you become a witness, It will not be needed anymore. And in a way the mind is right therefore it goes on raising questions Once the witness arises in you the mind has to disappear. It is just like if you bring light into your room and the darkness has to disappear - it is inevitable. Mind can exist only if you remain fast asleep, because mind is a state of dreaming and dreams can exist only in sleep. Witness implies you are no longer asleep instead you are awake. You become awareness - crystal-clear, young and fresh, and vital and potent. You become a flame – very intense. It is a flame that is burning from both the ends - as if, in that state of intensity, light, and consciousness, mind dies, mind commits suicide. Hence the mind is afraid. And mind will create many problems for you when you are seeking awareness. When you start practicing mindfulness mind becomes incapable. It becomes vulnerable and afraid. Thus it will raise many questions. It will make you hesitate to take the jump into the unknown. It will try to pull you back. It will try to convince you that, ‘with me there is safety, and security. It is always better to go to the known that the unknown. Mind will convince you that with me you are living under a shelter, well guarded. I take every care of you. With me you are efficient, and skillful too. The moment you leave me, you will have to leave all your knowledge and you will have to leave all your securities, and protections. You will have to drop your armor and you will be going into the unknown. You are unnecessarily taking a risk for no reason at all.’ And it will try to bring beautiful rationalizations. This is one of the rationalizations which almost always happen to every meditator. It is not one person alone who is asking the question instead it is the mind, your enemy, who is putting the questions through you. It is mind who is asking the buddhas, who are continuously telling you to ‘be aware,’ and ‘be a witness.’ The mind reminds you it is to be a witness, can a witnessing consciousness really sing, dance and taste life?
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In fact only a witnessing consciousness can really sing, dance and taste life. It will appear like a paradox to you – indeed it is! But all that is true is always paradoxical, remember. If truth is not paradoxical then it is not truth at all, then it is something else. Paradox is a basic, intrinsic quality of truth. And let it sink into your heart forever! Truth as such is paradoxical. Although all paradoxes are not truths, all truths are paradoxes. The truth has to be a paradox because it has to be both the poles - the negative and the positive - and yet a transcendence beyond both. It has to be life and death, and the plus. By ‘plus’ I mean the transcendence of both - both and both not. That is the ultimate paradox. When you are in the mind, how can you sing? The mind creates misery. And out of misery there can be no song. When you are in the mind, how can you dance? Yes, you can go through certain empty gestures called dance, but it is not a real dance. Remember real dance is always empty gesture. Only a Mira knows a real dance, or a Krishna, or a Chaitanya. These are the people who know real dance. Others know only the technique of dancing, but there is nothing overflowing; their energies are stagnant. People who are living in the mind are living in the ego, and the ego cannot dance. At the most it can pretend. It can make a performance but not a dance. The real dance happens only when you have become a witness. Then you are so blissful that the very bliss starts overflowing - that is the dance. The very bliss starts singing; a song arises on its own accord. And only when you are a witness can you taste life. You are always worried that by becoming a witness one will become merely a spectator of life. No, to be a spectator is one thing, and to be a witness a totally different thing. Both are qualitatively different. A spectator is always indifferent, he is dull, he is in a kind of sleep. He does not participate in life. He is afraid, he is a coward. He stands by the side of the road and simply goes on seeing others living. That is what you are doing all your life: somebody else acts in a movie and you see and enjoy. You are a spectator! This is your way of entertainment. People are glued to their chairs for hours together before their TVs – as spectators. Somebody else is singing you are listening consider as your entertainment. Somebody else is dancing, you are just a spectator. Somebody else is loving and you are just seeing. You are not a participant. Professionals are doing what you should have done on your own. A witness is not a spectator. Then what is a witness? A witness is one who participates yet remains alert. A witness is in a state of WU-WEI – NON DOING. This is Lao Tzu’s word: it means action through inaction. A witness is not one who has escaped from life.

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He lives in life, lives far more totally, far more passionately, but yet remains deep down a watcher; goes on remembering that, ‘I am a consciousness.’ Try it, while walking on the road remember that you are a consciousness. Walking continues - and a new thing is added, a new richness is added, a new beauty. Something interior is added to the outward act. You become a flame of consciousness, and then the walking has a totally different joy to it; you are on the earth and yet your feet are not touching the earth at all. Such is the state that happens when the energy of the master enters you. That is what Buddha has said: Pass through a river, but don't let the water touch your feet. And that is precisely the meaning of the Eastern symbol of the lotus. You must have seen Buddha’s statues, pictures of him sitting on a lotus - that is a metaphor. A lotus is a flower that lives in the water and yet the water cannot touch it. The lotus does not escape to the Himalayan caves. It lives in the water and yet remains far, far away. Being in the marketplace but not allowing the marketplace to enter into your being, living in the world and yet not of the world - that is what is meant by a ‘witnessing consciousness.’ That is what buddhas mean by saying to you again and again: Be aware! A Buddha is not against action, but your action has to be enlightened by awareness. Those who are against action, they are bound to be repressive - and all kinds of repression make you pathological, not whole, not healthy. If he feels spontaneously that this is right to do, he does it and if he feels nothing is needed, he keeps quiet. He is not repressive; he is always open, expressive. His expression is multidimensional. In song, in poetry, in dance, in love, in prayer, in compassion, he simply flows. If you are not aware, then there are only two possibilities: either you will be repressive or indulgent. Both ways you remain in bondage.

Sex the Essential Core Energy and Transformation

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uman life is synthesis – and harmony of opposites. It comes as totality pure and sanctified just like hailstones that shower during winter season however because of earth’s atmosphere and its impurities it gets polluted. So too sex is the
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essential core of human existence. It is one form of the existential bio-energy. However it got defiled by the baser minds. Body, mind, spirit are all together. And this togetherness is consciousness. You are born as an interaction between ovum and sperm. That which is your root cannot be polluted. It is the foundation on which the entire structure rests. It is up to you whatever way you decorate and present. It all depends on your understanding and awareness. Sex is like the diamond now extracted from the mine raw and unpolished. It is the diamond cutter who gives the raw diamond a shape, form and elegance by working on it. It is he who makes it precious. So is the case with sex. It is baser. Your awareness and understanding will define it. You cannot negate it howsoever you try. It is part of you. There are certain traditions that castrate the genitals. No such insensible act religious or otherwise can free you from the bondage of sex. Sex is energy. The bio—existential energy, when it expresses in a certain form and through a certain gateway becomes sex. But it is you. It is part of your existence. The very concept of Kundalini emphasizes the transcendence of this energy from baser to precious. In Hindu epic Mahabharata there is an episode. The water of Blue River Yamuna got polluted because of the poisonous snake dwelling there along with its family. The snake king was very powerful. And its presence made the water poisonous and unsuitable for human consumption. Krishna played his illusionary spell – Maya. While playing with cowherd boys he deliberately threw the ball in the river. This created a chaos among the boys who insisted Krishna to get the ball. Krishna jumped into the river to get the ball. There he encountered the king of snakes who was sleeping. And when you are sleeping you are dormant. Krishna shook him so vigorously that his deep sleep broke. A fearsome battle broke between the two. In the battle the snake king was badly wounded and he was struggling for survival in the hands of Krishna – the Embodiment of Absolute Consciousness. Krishna was ready to kill the snake king. But then the queens implored Krishna to forgive the king for his atrocities. Pleased with implorations Krishna instructed the snake king to go ELSEWHERE along with his family and kingdom. The enlightened Krishna purposely does not tell snake king to go to any specific place. He simply instructs him to go ELSEWHERE. Why did Krishna say so? Such are the ways of an ENLIGHTENED MASTER. He never imposes his view on any one instead he simply creates the situation. Remember each individual seeker is unique. His growth pattern is different. Also each seeker comes for a specific purpose or role and the master prepares him accordingly. Remember there are various openings for the dormant energy to manifest. The ultimate opening is enlightenment. However there are myriad other possibilities as well. Therefore the Enlightened Krishna instructs the snake king to ELSEWHERE. The dormant energy that was frozen moves seeking other doors for release. Then dancing on the poisonous fang of the snake king Krishna emerged from the river. Krishna destroyed all the other demons. However he spared snake king instructing him to go ELSEWHERE. And from where the dormant energy will manifest will
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be determined by the cosmic consciousness that manifests through your finite instruments. Such is Hindu understanding. This is the essence of Kundalini. When Kundalini is aroused the sleeping serpent energy is transformed and moves to elsewhere – where and what happens to it then. Know this as transformation. Hindus speak of four Purushastras: Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha. It is the Dharma – consciousness that guides all others finance or ways of livelihood; kama or desire; and finally Moksha or liberation. Be in the world but do not let the world within you. Be like lotus that grows in the mud yet remains un-affected of mud. This is non-attachment or witness or awakening or whatever you may call it. Divide and you will remain miserable. When this wild energy is not harnessed it creates havoc and poisons in you from body to emotions to intellect to understanding. Sexuality, pornography are a few of the examples of the defiled sex energy. Remember all tasty dishes are the blend of various things like spice, chilli etc.... in right proportion only then you get tasty and nourishing dish. Human life too is such a tasty dish. It is up to you to add things in right proportion or unconsciousnessly or with total awareness in right proportion. This is the essence of spiritual life. You have to learn to convert poisons into nectar. Hindu God Shiva is the first Tantric Master who gave Vigyan Bhairav Tantra. Sage Vatsayan wrote the entire treatise as KamaSutra - the principles of Kama - desire - sex. Understanding these leads one to the merger of inner man and woman. Sex is essential aspect of like. Just as according to ayurveda there are six different tastes and even your body is in harmony with this. The moment food enters the stomach all juices are released to counteract with the food that you consume. This is the spirituality of human anatomy the miracle of the existence. Your stomach is capable of converting anything that you consume ice cream, chicken..... into blood the life giving substance. The desire to meet the opposite sex is fundamental in everyone, but with awareness you have the opportunity to use this desire as an energetic fuel to go on a great journey, an inner journey of self-discovery. On the path of tantra, you can go on that journey together with another person. Indeed two opposite sexes as partners can help one other raise their energies up through the seven centers, the chakras. The Tantric Chakra Map teaches that each chakra from the first to the sixth exists in an energetic duality, like a magnet or a battery has positive and negative poles, so too do our chakras have masculine and feminine poles. The first chakra – which is physically in the genital area in both sexes – is positive and out-going in a man and negative, receptive and in-going in a woman, this is obvious and visible on the physical anatomical level, but it is also true about the invisible energetic level as well. The chakras exist in the subtle bodies of our aura but they also permeate and affect our physical body, emotions and mind as well.
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In the second chakra, - the Swadhisthan the polarity changes, it is positive in a woman and negative in a man. In Chakra-Tantra we find that opposites attract, a man’s positive polarity is attracted towards the woman’s receptive polarity. The man can give energy to a woman from his three positive pole chakras, his first, third and fifth chakras, the woman can receive his energy in her same chakra’s and return to him positive energy from second, fourth and sixth chakras and the man receives her energy in those chakras. When these polarities exchange energy it is an orgasmic experience. In Chakra-Tantra there are four unions, physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual. Man and woman can help each other to experience the first three unions so that we can reach to the seventh chakra, where the dualities of male and female energies merge into each other in a blissful, spiritual orgasm. Basically, a man gives the woman life energy and the woman gives the man love. This basic exchange of male and female energies goes on all the time in myriad ways. However being part of the world it happens unconsciously and distortedly, so it leads to many conflicts between the sexes. The differences between man and woman get more extreme because they do not realize that they need to help each other to grow in their consciousness. Both sexes need each other, not only for sex, for love, for companionship but as mirrors of consciousness. In Chakra-Tantra we learn that the energetic meeting between man and woman can happen with respect and gratitude, that we are mutual partners in love and in meditation. Intimacy happens on deeper levels both with the partner and with our own self. This is the outcome of deep understanding of the process of Transformation of Chakra Energies. When you practice conscious breathing exercise alone and with partners, as well as energy-flow meditations and tantric techniques you can attain to transcendence. Tantra teaches us to have no aim! It is not about aiming towards achieving better sex techniques, instead tantra is about experiencing ourselves in a deeper way, to enjoy the blissfulness of being in the here and now, full of life energy and melting into oneness. The union with an outer partner reflects the inner union of our own inner man and inner woman. Know this as anima and animus. Each individual carries within anima and animus or yin and yang or shiva and Shakti or male and female energies. The two energies need to neutralize one another for you to attain transcendence beyond biology. In the absence you remain engrossed in your biology. Human body comes into existence as interaction between ovum and sperm – the male and female energies. With the interaction of two energies the body-mind realm manifests. This is not on your part. Your parents interact at the level of biology and as interaction body is formed. Now you need to interact at the level of biology consciously and meditatively to attain to transcendence. Through sex your body was born one day and through sex as well one day you go beyond biology and emotions as well.
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For the male-female relation to attain fruition sex is an important – never to be neglected aspect. However there are dimensions beyond sex as well never to be overlooked. But fruition can happen only when you understand the essence of your biological energy and with understanding one day fruition will happen. For this the secret of the golden flower is one of the many requirements. Excerpt:

Yes – the Essence of Religiousness

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ndeed saying ‘yes’ is very meaningful. It contains the very essence of all religions. Saying yes to existence is to be religious. Saying ‘no’ is resistance, conflict, and is egoistic. Saying no is keeping your separation from the whole. ‘No’ keeps your aloof separate from the existence. Saying yes is merging, melting into the whole. Saying yes is opening up, just like a bud opens itself to the sun and becomes a flower. The flower is the way of the bud to say ‘YES’ to the sun – the unknown. The ‘no’ is a closed state of mind and ‘yes’ is an open flower. The difference between ‘no’ and ‘yes’ is the difference between a dead and an alive person. The person who lives in the dimension of ‘no’ remains encapsulated, in a windowless world where the sun and the rain and the wind cannot reach. Indeed God can go on knocking but even the sound of the knock will not reach. ‘No’ is such a dimension where love cannot reach. The closed person, who lives with ‘no’, indeed lives in the ego. The greater the ego the less are the bridges between the person and existence. When the ego is total, the person is completely enclosed and he lives in a prison of his own creation. He cannot say ‘yes’ to the moon and the trees indeed he cannot say yes to anything! He has forgotten the phenomenon of ‘yes’, and even if he sometimes says yes, his yes is nothing but a camouflaged no. I have heard a story about Joseph Stalin: Molotov, his foreign minister, phoned him from the UNO. His wife was sitting by his side while he took the phone call. Joseph Stalin said, ‘No, no, no, yes, no!’ The wife was surprised. Not by the no’s, so many no’s - she knew her husband perfectly well he was a man of ‘no’. He was one of the most egoistic men possible. His name is significant: ‘Stalin’ means a man of steel. He was not really a man but a steel man, a machine, a robot. No was just natural to him.

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The wife was puzzled that between those four no’s there was one yes. She asked him, ‘Can I ask you one question? I do not want to interfere in your politics and what is going on between you and Molotov and what you are saying. Just one thing... and I have become very curious: did you really say one yes amongst all those four no’s, or did I mishear you? Did you really say yes?’ Stalin replied, ‘Yes, I said yes.’ The wife asked, ‘Then one question more: Why did you say yes?’ He replied, ‘When I said three no’s, Molotov asked, ‘Did you say no?’ I said, ‘Yes.’ There are people who can say yes only when it is nothing but a camouflaged no. And there are also people, very rare, who can say no only as a camouflaged yes. These are the buddhas. Yes, sometimes they also say no, but their no is not a negative no; the heart of their no is yes. They are incapable of saying no. If they have to use the word sometimes, in certain circumstances, it really means yes. A man like Buddha can sometimes be very hard, but he is hard because of his compassion and love. George Gurdjieff was very hard on his disciples just because of his infinite compassion. Yes is the very essence of religion, and no the very foundation of irreligion. The atheist is not one who does not believe in God. Instead atheist is one who believes in ‘no’. And the theist is not one who believes in God instead one who believes in ‘yes’ - because there have been theists like Buddha and Mahavira who do not believe in God, yet where else can you find more religious people? And there are millions of people who believe in God, and their life gives no indication of any religion - no fragrance. They stink of irreligion, violence, hatred, jealousy, and possessiveness. Flowers of love never bloom in their life. Yes is the foundation of a true religious life. Yes is dropping of the ego. Yes is coming out of the mind. Yes is trust. Yes means trust, and trust is the beginning of meditation. Meditation means relaxing with existence. Unless you trust, unless you can say yes to existence, how can you relax? A person whose religion is ‘No’ cannot trust and relax at all. People cannot relax because they are afraid. People cannot relax because they fear that if they relax they may be cheated. People can relax only with others whom they trust. With a stranger in your room you may not be able to sleep in the night. Who knows, he may cut your throat. Who knows, he may steal your money and escape. But with your wife or husband you go into deep sleep, because you can trust. The child can go with his father or mother anywhere. Even if the father is going into fire, the child can go singing

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a song, dancing, inquiring, questioning, unafraid, because he knows his hand is in his father’s hand. This trust is yes: knowing that this existence is our mother that nature is our source - it cannot be against us, certainly it cannot be inimical to us. Seeing this, and understanding this, trust arises spontaneously. Then you can say yes. Then you can say ‘Amen’; that simply means yes. And the moment you can say yes and you can relax, meditation becomes natural and spontaneous. Without any effort, without any strain, without any tension, you start falling into spaces called meditation naturally and spontaneously.... Indeed such spaces are empty of all rubbish, but full of God - full of godliness instead. This space is empty of the world, but full of something that you had never known before; full of a light which is immaterial. It is full of fragrance which comes from nowhere. It is Emptiness yet a plenitude, emptiness and yet a fullness - not negative. This inner space pulsating trust is meditation. Indeed meditation is the fragrance of Trust. And when there is meditation, seeing arises, DARSHAN is born - you become capable of seeing. Your eyes are so clear, and pure that there are no clouds, confusion, or thoughts. Your eyes are so perceptive, and so penetrating, that you can reach to the deepest core of the mystery of this existence, that you can have a glimpse of the magic that surrounds you, the eternal magic. Buddha called this eternal magic ‘AES DHAMMO SANANTANO’: you can have a look into the inexhaustible law. Nobody except a Buddha has real understanding of ‘YES’. Remember once you have a real understanding of yes, you have all that is needed for the journey to the other shore. Then you are ready to go to the other shore. The ‘yes’ becomes the boat, and it is capable of crossing all the storms. Howsoever stormy the ocean may be the boat of yes is capable of reaching the other shore. If you have the boat of yes, then nobody can prevent you from reaching to God. Once you start saying yes, and learning how to say yes, you are bound to be surprised again and again. The places where you would have said no before, now you are saying yes. You are bound to be surprised because there is no reason to say no. Why did you say no in the first place your whole life? Just watch people, and yourself - almost ninetynine percent of no’s are just out of the ego; there is no other valid reason for them. The child wants to go and play outside. It is so sunny. The birds are singing and the wind is blowing. Also the butterflies and the bees are humming... and the child asks the mother, ‘Can I go out and play in the garden?’ She says ‘No’ - without thinking, and not even listening to what he is really asking for, not even giving him a single thought, a
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moment’s awareness. No simply comes automatically, as if it is built in. She has not thought she has not looked at the child at all. She is not saying no to what the child has asked because she is going to say no anyway. It has no reference to the child instead it has some reference to her power trip. So many women do not really want to be mothers. They are not even worthy of being mothers, but they want to be mothers, they desire to be mothers, for a totally different reason - not for motherhood. Motherhood is a great meditation. Motherhood is one of the greatest arts: you are creating an alive being. The sculpturist is nothing compared to the mother, because he will be creating only a marble statue. The painter is nothing, the poet is nothing, the singer is nothing, and the musician is nothing, because they will be playing with things, and objects. The mother is the greatest poet and the greatest painter and the greatest musician and the greatest sculptor, because she is creating a consciousness - life itself. But women are not interested in motherhood, their interest is totally wrong. Although they say that they would like to be mothers, really what they want is power. A woman feels very powerful when she has children - because man has taken all other power trips from her. She is not allowed to be in the marketplace, she is not allowed to be in the church, she is not allowed to be in politics. She is not given any opportunity anywhere to have her ego fulfilled; almost ninety percent of opportunities have been taken by the man. The woman has been forced to live in the house; she can have only one power trip - over her children. Hence the no is her way. She has not listened, she has not seen the child; she has simply said no. And it is absolutely meaningless! If she had listened there was no reason to say no. This is perfectly right: when the sun is dancing outside, why should the child remain in the house, dark and dismal? And when the wind is blowing outside, the child should also be allowed to dance in the wind. The child should be allowed to dance in the rain too, but the mother rationalizes, ‘He may catch cold or he may fall ill – that is why I am saying no.’ But those are just rationalizations. In fact, each child has a birthright to dance in the rain, in the wind, in the sun. It gives health, it gives vitality. It brings him closer to nature and closer to God. The mother forces him and takes him to the church or to the temple where he cannot see anything, no God at all. And where God is so much alive, so much throbbing, in nature.... The child would like to climb a tree, it is such a challenge - God is calling him from the tree, from the top of the tree! All children should be allowed to climb trees, and the mountains. They should be given all chances to accept all kinds of challenges. They should be helped to move into danger. They should be prepared, not protected; prepared to move into danger - helped,
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persuaded, rewarded, to move into danger because a man who knows how to move in danger is bound to stumble upon God sooner or later. But the mother will say no, the father will say no. Indeed there is no reason to say no. And if you can avoid saying mechanical no’s, if sometimes there is really a reason to say no, your no will have a positive value; it will not be negative. The man who lives in the climate of ‘yes’ – the dimension of trust and certitude sometimes may have to say no, but his no will not be negative, it cannot be and vice versa. The person who lives in the climate of no, even if he says yes sometimes, it is not positive, it is not really yes; it is only a disguised no. Its value is negative. It is as if your cup is dirty and you pour tea into it and your tea also becomes dirty. If your yes is only a substitute for no, if it is instead of no, then it will have some qualities of no still clinging to it. But in the beginning it is bound to be so, so do not be worried about it. Clean your cup a little more! Start saying yes for no reason at all, just as you have been saying no up to now for no reason at all. It can be one of the most beautiful chanting, far better than repeating ‘Rama, Rama, Krishna, Krishna, Jesus, Jesus.’ Far more beautiful, far more significant, and far more meaningful, will be to sit silently and repeat meaningfully, consciously, ‘Yes, yes, yes.’ It can be a far deeper going mantra than any other can ever be, because Rama and Krishna and Jesus are so far away, they are just stories; you cannot really relate with them. The world has changed so much that they cannot be more than mere stories. But yes can be a totally different matter. ‘Jesus’, ‘Rama’ and ‘Krishna’ you will repeat mechanically, but saying ‘Yes,’ really meaning it... bowing down to the earth and saying yes... lying on the earth naked and saying yes to the earth as if the earth is your mother, which it is... swimming in the lake and saying yes to the water, not only saying it, but feeling it all over, each fiber of your being, each cell of your being pulsating with yes... taking a sunbath and saying yes, not verbally, instead existentially... being in the mood of yes... receiving the sun, welcoming the sun and the sand and the texture of the sand, and also the coolness of the breeze... welcoming all these gifts of the existence that go on showering on you - and you do not even feel grateful. Yes is gratitude towards the gifts from existence. And No is ugly, ungratefulness. But in the beginning it is going to be so: your yes will be only instead of no. But it is a good beginning. Slowly and slowly, you will come to a yes which is not instead of no but has its own roots in your being. When that yes has happened to you which has no reference to no - not that it is not only instead of no but it has no reference to no, it
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is not the opposite of no, it has no resounding of no at all; you have forgotten the no, only yes exists, as if there is no opposite word to it - that is the ultimate peak of yes. In that moment yes becomes prayer, in that moment yes becomes a bridge. The ego disappears, the separation is gone. One feels one with the whole. Indeed heart is the seat. The seat of ‘no’ is the head and the seat of yes is the heart. They do not come from the same place. They are utterly different. In the dictionary they belong together, but in existence itself they are utterly different - different planes, different dimensions of existence.

Mind and Thinking
Jeevan eik ahobhava hai anant ke prati. Isi ahovhava ko apna jeevan aadhar bana lo. Prati kshan ahaobava ho, vismaya ho jeevan sanvar jayege anand ki sada fuhar hogee aur ananat ko prapt ho jayoge. Life is gratitude towards the unknown and unknowable Let this gratitude be the essence of your life each finite moment Each moment overflow gratitude and awe Life will attain a new meaning There will be shower of bliss ever Certainly you will attain to Totality.

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ach man is unique. Man is mind and mind is conditioning. Conditioning differs from person to person. It depends on many factors. And thinking is a process of mind. Therefore it can never be the same. Each person means one thousand minds minimum. One seeker does not mean one mind instead many, thousands, a crowd. Each person is a crowd, and each person is a different crowd, because each person has been brought up in a different way and is conditioned differently. Somebody has been brought up as Christian and somebody as a communist - how can they think in a similar way? How can they avoid being different? And not only different but antagonistic towards each other? Somebody has been brought up as an Indian and somebody else as a Chinese - how can they think in the same rhythm? It is totally impossible. Thinking comes from the outside - upbringing, education, conditioning, culture and many more factors. And there is no way to put two people in a similar situation - not
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even twins think alike in the same way. There is no way at all to put two people exactly in the same situation. Even twins born in the same family will have different conditionings, because the mother may love one child more than the other; the father may have just the opposite preference. One child may be physically weak, the other may not be; one child may be more or less ill, the other may be healthy. The one child may be interested in games because he is healthy, the other may avoid games because he remains ill. The child who goes to play will have different friends from the child who never goes to the games - he will have different friends - and so on, so forth. Small differences make so much difference that you cannot imagine as far as understanding and human thinking is concerned. It is reported that the great Napoleon remained afraid of cats his whole life. He was not afraid of lions but he was afraid of cats. Strange! He was not afraid of anything - not even of death - but in front of a cat he was simply not in his senses. When he was just a six-month-old child, a wild cat jumped on his chest, and he became so frightened and the fear went so deep into his heart, into his unconscious, that he was incapable of overcoming it. It is said that he was defeated only once in his life, in the last war with Nelson. Nelson brought seventy cats to frighten him. Just in front of the army... the first battalion was of cats! And the moment Napoleon saw seventy cats - one was enough! He lost all intelligence. He started trembling and perspiring. He told his second in command, ‘Now I cannot think about the army!’ And he was defeated. The credit goes to the cats, not to Nelson. Statues have been raised of Nelson and people have forgotten the cats completely. Statues should be raised of the cats; Nelson is not the real conqueror. Small things become meaningful and relevant, then how can you avoid such small differences? It is impossible and cannot happen. Even in twins it is difficult. So no two persons can be brought up in the same way; hence there is so much difference in thinking. Remember these differences only disappear when you meditate. If all the people are in a state of meditation in one place overwhelmed by one energy - just a silence, no thought - then there are not many at all, because three thousand zeros joined together become one zero. Three thousand zeros are not three thousand zeros - they become one zero – the infinite zero. And that is what happens, slowly and slowly around the master. The more you become meditative, the more your differences are dropping. Meditation is the only way and the energy field thus created may be the only field on the whole earth where differences are disappearing. And then Mohammedans, Christians, Hindus, Jainas, Buddhists and Parsis - they all can be together, without even thinking to what religion the other belongs. So too Swedish, Germans, French, Italians, Chinese, Japanese, English and Americans, all
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nationalities can be part of this unfathomable pool of energy, and nobody takes any note of it, nobody even thinks about it. This is happening on a day to day basis. People of different nationalities, religious upbringing, cultural, social differences attend the meditation sessions and listen to videos on You Tube. Seekers from more than 130 countries listen to these videos without even being bothered what I am speaking on. This is beyond thinking one pool of energy. Very often scores of diverse people list to these talks simultaneously. And I am not teaching these people to be brothers, learn tolerance....Instead through these talks harmony and inner serenity overflows. I do not teach tolerance. Remember, those who learn tolerance remain intolerant. The very word ‘tolerance’ is ugly. The moment you say, ‘I can tolerate others,’ that shows intolerance. You may have repressed your intolerance, but it is intolerance. To tolerate others means intolerance - what else can it mean? Around the master nobody is tolerating anybody. People have simply forgotten the differences, because they are moving out of the mind. My whole effort is to bring you beyond (out of the) mind. If you remain in the mind, you are different. If you come out of the mind, you are one. Meditation brings a kind of unity which is not a synthesis. I am not interested in synthesizing Hinduism with Christianity and Christianity with Islam and Islam with Buddhism. That is all nonsense and HOLY-COWDUNG. My effort is totally different: I am trying to bring you out of your mind. When the Christian comes out of his mind he is no longer Christian, and when the Hindu comes out of his mind he is no longer Hindu. It is not a synthesis, it is dropping of the mind. Mind creates all the differences. People have been brought differently they have been conditioned differently. They cannot think as others think - that is impossible! They cannot interpret the way others interpret. A Jew can read the New Testament, but it will not be the same book - although it is the same book visibly, it will not be the same book that Christians read, because to the Jew, Jesus is a renegade, Jesus betrayed Judaism. Now that is very deep - rooted. The Christian reading the New Testament is not reading an ordinary book - it is the holiest of the holy. Jesus is God’s only begotten son. When the Hindu reads the same book, he reads it indifferently; it does not matter much. To a Hindu Krishna is an incarnation. But a Hare Krishna is conditioned differently. For him Krishna is Supreme God Head and no one beyond Krishna. His Bhagvad Gita differs from those of other Hindus. He cannot read any other Gita except – ‘Gita As it is’ by his preceptor. A vedantin follower of Chinmayanand will only read the commentary by his preceptor. Such stupidities go on unending because man has not yet developed intelligence which is not conditioned. And he goes on comparing it with the Upanishads and the Gita and finds it poor. Not that it is poor - he reads the Gita in a different way. That is the Lord’s song and this is just a carpenter’s son, Jesus - how can he be compared with Krishna? Krishna is an incarnation of God, and this man Jesus seems to be only an intelligent child.
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Krishna comes directly from the seventh paradise. Krishna is incomparable, he is God. Jesus is good; one can say at the most, ‘a good man.’ The comparison from the very beginning becomes impossible. And Hare Krishna people say Krishna is indeed Christ – just to pacify. But the vice-versa is not possible. The Jaina reads the Gita, but he cannot read it the way the Hindu reads it. Their eyes are different, their perspectives are different. The Jaina scriptures say that Krishna has fallen into hell because he was the cause of this Great War. Arjuna seems to be closer to the heart of a Jaina, because Arjuna did not want to fight or kill. What is the point of killing these people? Just for the kingdom? And one day my death will come and that kingdom will be gone, so what is the point? I am going to renounce, I am going to become a monk.’ Arjuna’s plea appeals to Jaina. And if he had escaped there is every possibility he may have become a Jaina monk. If you really want to become a monk then the best way is to become a Jaina monk, because that is the worst kind of monk possible. Other monks are so-so; the Jaina monk is really a monk! You cannot improve upon it. But Krishna persuaded Arjuna not to escape. He must have been a man who said, ‘This is escape. You are a coward. Live in the world! Fight because you are a warrior, and that is your type. You cannot be a monk that is not in your nature. Follow your nature.’ Krishna says to Arjuna, ‘SWADHARME NIDHANAM SHREYAH PARDHARMO BHAYAWAHAH.’ Never follow anybody else’s idea - that is very dangerous because you will become imitative. Always follow your own nature, self-nature; only then will you attain to freedom. It is better to die following one’s nature than to live following somebody else’s nature, because that will be a pseudo life. To die following one’s nature is beautiful, because that death too will be authentic. Krishna convinced Arjuna - that is how the whole Gita was born. It is a dialogue between Arjuna and Krishna. Arjuna was trying to escape and Krishna was pulling him back into the world - and finally he succeeded. Jainas have been very angry - they missed a good monk. They have thrown Krishna into the seventh hell for a very long period, because he was the cause of the death of millions of people. India has never known a greater war since. Now, how can do you expect a Jaina to read the Gita with the same interpretation as the Hindu? It is certainly mpossible. From the very beginning the mind is prejudiced. People are bound to think differently, because they are brought up differently, in different religions, through different priests, different schools, different colleges, and different universities. They have been fed different ideas, ideologies - they are bound to think differently. And there is no way to make them think similarly - impossible.

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The only possible way is to bring them out of their minds. Then they slip out of the whole upbringing. Then suddenly there is oneness; then you see with pure eyes, uncontaminated by the culture and the tradition; then you see really as things are, not as you are supposed to see them. You become a pure mirror. Thinking can never create one world: only meditation can create one world. People are full of different conceptions, philosophies of life, ways of looking at things; hence they are bound to think differently. Thinking makes you different from others, separate too. Thinking is a function of the ego. Non-thinking is the outcome of meditation and... suddenly all differences evaporate. And that is what Buddha’s whole message is: Become a no-mind. Become pure consciousness, an empty sky with no clouds of thoughts. Then who are you - Hindu, Mohammedan, Christian; Indian, Japanese, German; Black or white; Man or woman; Young or old; Rich or poor; Famous or notorious? WHO ARE YOU? All these differences disappear. You are a pure silence. That silence is your supreme self. To attain it is to attain nirvana. To attain it is to be available to benediction, to all God's blessings. Meditate more and more so that you can disappear, so that you can allow God to be. The moment you are not, God is - and God is one, and you are many. Remember all that is existential is one the air, sunlight, moon light etc. Not only outside are you many, inside also you are many. And when you disappear - the many disappear from the inside and from the outside - then these are all waves of the same ocean. And to know the ocean that is hidden behind all the waves of different shape, color, form, is to know the truth. And indeed truth liberates. AES DHAMMO SANANTANO - this is the ultimate, the inexhaustible law that truth liberates.

White Lotus the Symbol of Spirituality
The Zen saying goes: Whenever there is belly laughter like Bodhidharma’s – white lotuses start showering from nowhere. The white lotus is a beautiful symbol. White represents multidimensionality, because white contains all the colors of the spectrum. That is the most strange, unbelievable quality about white. White contains all the colors yet it seems to be colorless. It is not red, it is, not blue, it is not green, although it
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contains all the colors. But it contains all those colors in such synthesis, and harmony, that they all disappear. They dissolve into oneness, and that oneness is white. White represents the ultimate synthesis and harmony. It is the greatest orchestra, where all the musical instruments dissolve into each other and not only the instruments but the musicians, too. The whole orchestra functions as a single, organic, orgasmic unity. White represents that. And the lotus also is a great symbol, particularly in the East. The East knows what great lotuses are. In the West you only have small lotuses that need hot sun. The East knows great fragrant lotuses, and the lotus became one of the central symbols of the East. You may have seen statues of Buddha sitting on a lotus, of Vishnu, the Hindu god, standing on a lotus. The lotus represents the essential meaning of renunciation and innerness. The lotus lives in the lake and yet the water cannot touch it. It lives in the water and yet remains untouched by the water. The lotus represents the witnessing quality of your being: you live in the world, but you remain a witness. You remain in the world and yet you are not part of it. You participate and yet you are not part of it. You are in the world, but the world is not in you.

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Buddhahood Dimensions beyond the known

uddha is the vision of Ultimate flowering.Buddha is the expression of the dimension beyond the known. This is the dimension of awareness – the Samadhi. Samadhi is expression on inner serenity. Buddha’s serenity is his awareness. Serenity is benediction. Serenity is Samadhi. Such serenity is knowing. Serenity is the expression of the dimensions beyond the known. His serenity is inner flowering. His serenity is the light of the being – the Buddha-Light or Chittopad. Buddha himself is the vision of Ultimate Samadhi.

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There is a deep connectedness in life. This connectedness is the essence of the existence. You cannot live without trees, trees cannot live without you. When you inhale, you need oxygen; when you exhale, you exhale carbon dioxide. The tree does just the opposite: when it inhales, it takes in carbon dioxide; when it exhales, it exhales oxygen. Life is a harmonious whole. Everything is connected with everything else. The smallest leaf of grass is connected to the farthest star, a star you cannot see. Harming a small grass flower, you are harming the whole existence, because nothing is separate. Such inter connectedness is the beginning of awakening. This is your buddha nature. ‘Soon I will not be here either. And remember, I would like to remind my disciples especially: if you really love me, when I am gone I will direct you to people who will be still alive. So don’t be afraid of that. If I send you to Tibet or if I send you to China or if I send you to Japan or to Iran go. And don’t say that because you belong to me you cannot belong to another real Master. Just look in the eyes and you will find my eyes again. The body will not be the same but the eyes will be the same. If your journey is not complete with me while I am here, if something is still to be done, completed, then don’t be afraid. By dropping me you will not be betraying me. In fact, by not dropping me and by not following the real, the alive Master, you will be betraying me. Keep it in mind. Osho says this....he is my master....and love can be not dropped...but each time I see you I remember this he says...love MA DHYAN PREETI….
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One day Buddha went to the village Panchsala for alms. This was the village of Brahmans. Mara instigated the inhabitants not to give any alms to Buddha. It was the village of Brahmans, remember, also it was dangerous. All Pundits consider themselves wise. Whenever someone attains to Buddhahood it is the Pundit clan that rejects this flowering first. Those who gave the ruling for crucifixion were priests and high priests. Also the head priest of the temple of Jerusalem was also involved in the conspiracy. The council of priests and the Jews Priests has unanimously decided that this man – Jesus is dangerous and needed to be killed. Pundit is always for Knowledge not for wisdom. This needs to be understood. Knowledge is the shadow of wisdom. Knowledge is memory. And wisdom is awakening. The truth is that Pundit should aspire for awakening and thus wisdom. However in reality he is against awakening and the awakened ones.

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If Buddha is the embodiment of truth and awakening then Pundit proves to be fake and so is his understanding. His knowledge is memory based. It is memorized from scriptures and it is repetitive. Buddha has discovered it deep within him. The wisdom, understanding and knowing is Buddha’s consciousness. He is inside his consciousness. He is deep inside the womb of the being. And Pundit is standing on the shore of the being thinking that he knows everything. This is parrot repetition. He repeats the words in the name of tradition. Buddha is the essence of an inner awakening. His flowering its beauty, fragrance and words are the scripture. He quotes no scriptures instead whatever overflows becomes scriptural. The Pundit considers the scriptural knowledge as real knowledge. He knows nothing beyond the known. Buddha is the dimension beyond the known. Seeking and being this dimension is the essence of your life. Therefore seek your essence. Only then inner spring comes and flowering begins. Know this as:

As Dhammosanantano!

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Therefore the first thing to remember is that was the village of Pundits – the dimension of the known. Only Brahmans lived there. And there was any non-brahman living in that village – maybe he would have shown compassion and given alms to Buddha. No compassion can be expected for a man of awakening – the buddha.When the falsehood faces the truth it fades away because truth is the light of a thousand suns and falsehood is a flickering lamp. When sun of inner awakening is there is no need of flickering lamp that can be blown by the winds. However winds cannot affect the incandescence of inner awakening. And if the false coin gets angry seeing the real coin it is natural and not surprising at all. False coins are myriad. Therefore it is natural for false coins to stand collectively against the real – not surprising. All false coins conspire to destroy the real. Again this is not surprising. False coins are the embodiment of darkness. Their flickering light works only in the darkness like a mirage. And the second thing to remember is that Jesus said even Devil quotes the scriptures. Therefore if Mara – the Buddhist concept of devil has beguiled all thePundits it is no surprise. Indeed Devil is most learned scholar. Probably you may not be aware that according to Christianity Devil is an Angel – the most learned one. And when God created man He asked Devil to vow to man as man was in the image of god but Devil refused to vow. As a result of defying Devil was expelled by God from the heaven. This is Christian belief. He was ready to argue even with God. Christian and Islamic scriptures say one cannot vow to next man and more so
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an angel cannot vow to man even if God said so – devil argued and defied God. May be he was a great scholar and knowledgeable in scriptures. May be he was priest like in his knowledge. Devil always speaks of scriptures and quotes scriptural injunctions. As a result Devil is always in harmony with those who speak the language of scriptures. And all priests are in the service of Devil. Temples are made in the name of God but only Devil is worshipped. Purohit prepares the Aarti platter but the aarti is done to the devil.

The story continues: Buddha entered this village for alms. Mara – Devil cast his spell that no one gave alms to Buddha. Such is every day happening. And then one laments for a buddha for eons. Only disrespect comes their way from us. Then we lament for centuries and adore buddhas. Such adoration cannot wipe the disrespect. Indeed it is not the disrespect of buddhas instead it is your own disrespect. This is disrespecting your buddha nature and denial of all possibilities of awakening and inner blossoming. And then when Buddha would have come out of the village with empty alms-bowl Mara would have certainly come to mock Buddha that he did not get any alms in the village. Try to understand the symbols of this story. I call this story because story is not true because it is story and at the same time it points towards something greater. The story brings the message of the unknown in symbols. There is no one like devil outside. Human mind is devil. Probably the thought would have floated on his inner sky. What is the use of all this awareness, Samadhi and Enlightenment and these ignorant ones did not give alms. May be these were sinners who acted this way. There is no devil standing outside. It is not so. Indeed human mind is devil like. Ego is the shadow of devil inside. Probably devil may have tried to instigate Buddha to curse these people. May be these people are not worth calling humans. This is how devil works inside at the level of the mind.
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The same devil is inside those inhabitants as well. The same devil would have instigated them saying Buddha is coming. He is quack and considers himself awakened. He comes from a warrior clan and thinks himself a man of wisdom. Firstly this man is not Brahmin. Second he does not accept Veda. Third he does not accept or follow any rituals. And last he declares that whatever he has attained no one has ever attained. He has attained to Samadhi. This all is indication of ego and useless. He is there to hypnotize and swerve people from religion. Do not give alms to this man. Giving alms to such a man is sin. He will survive on your alms and will continue to stray people from the path of religion. If you give alms to this man that will mean that you are part of his conspiracy. It is important for him to know that he is not welcome here. Such disrespect is justified. Such are the ways of human mind. And the same devil would have spoken within Buddha as well. Mind is the conditioning of the society. It always tries to take you in wrong direction. Mind is always entices mind outwardly. Mind is the gateway to the world. Mind would have tried to convince Buddha, you have attained to Buddhahood and you could not even get alms. What is the use of enlightenment then? Mind is utilitarian. Buddha replied, indeed I did not get alms. You succeeded and I too succeeded. Mara could not understand this. Mind is logical and it can understand logic. However anything beyond logic mind is incapable to comprehend. Unless you go beyond logic you will not attain to the state beyond mind. Indeed going beyond mind, its logic and conditioning is trust.
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When Buddha said I succeeded and you too; and both of us are happy devil could not understand. When Buddha did not get any alms he was not perturbed. Devil enquired how that could be possible. In reality either you can succeed or me. Mind can never accept or understand that both succeed. Certainly there are moments when both possibilities succeed. When there is awakening then each circumstance becomes door to beyond and you not loose either way. The secret of such understanding is the essence of this story.

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Buddha did not say anything. However such logic is no ordinary one. Indeed it is beyond logic. The logic is straight. It is clear you succeeded in drifting the people from the path. This is your work. You succeeded in your effort. It is a matter to rejoice for you. People followed you. And I succeeded because I remained unaffected of the insult. Insult could have been heavy but my awakening and understanding did not leave a single scar on my consciousness. I too succeeded in remaining untouched of the insult. Just imagine the son of a king who had all prosperity and who could feed thousands of beggars daily today entered the village of the beggars – Brahman. A king is begging in the village of beggarsand look at the situation they all sent him back empty handed. It must have pained.

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However Buddha said that he remained unaffected and that is why I succeeded. And you have given birth to a moment of good fortune. Such is a moment of knowing your inner awakening or state of your innerness. Food nourishes the body – the outer. However remaining unaffected of this has been a matter of rejoice for the being. This I call opening of inner vision. When you have inner vision it converts the darkness into light, thorns into flowers, poison into nectar, and sickness into panacea. And when you do not have the eye of wisdom nectar turns into poison and flowers become thorns. It is all the matter of vision and your understanding. Mara would have asked Buddha to reenter because devil – mind cannot understand the ways of no-mind. That which is beyond mind cannot be comprehended. Buddha did not get angry in the first instance and there is is no sign of anger reflected through you. And if Buddha had been angry over the behavior of the inhabitants the effect of Mara will begin. Anger breeds in negativities. Mara tried to convince Buddha to enter the village a second time. Mara had trust in the Brahmans who are bound to deny alms as many time he may enter. However he was experimenting with Buddha. Mara tried to convince Buddha in every possible way – may be this time he may get the alms. Mara could not see the innerness of Buddha overflowing bliss. Mind can only understand the language of misery and unhappiness. Bliss lies beyond the mind. For a Buddha the moment gone is forgotten. He never laments for that which is not. That which did not happen was not to happen and that which happened was to happen. Buddha is in harmony with all that is or is happening. Repetition is not the way of Buddhas. Buddha always enters the new space afresh and renewed. This is living life moment to moment.

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This very moment is precious. This alone exists and is truth. Live this moment without any obstruction, resistance, fear or greed of future, without repeating the past, and without getting entangled in the imaginations. And when free from all this you live each moment fresh in your youthfulness then you attain to an innocence and simplicity. This innocence and simplicity I call Divinity. According to me God is not the one who created the entire creation. Instead you give birth to him in your totality, living life without saving even an iota of energy and when each moment becomes a celebration a dance and life becomes a festival of light. And that is all. Each moment is precious. A moment gone never returns! It is gone forever. Never live for any goal. Life is not a goal instead it is journey – a rivering a flow, a celebration, and a flowering.

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A moment gone never returns
Life’s journey is unique Each moment a new page unfolds A new bud blossoms as flower But that which disappears from life’s stage Never returns – a moment gone never returns A moment of unawareness That could become awareness never returns! Life’s journey…

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Flowers blossom People go on meeting one another A flower that withers away in life’s autumn Never blossoms even if a thousand springs come Those who separate one day Never meet again even if thousands come Erelong one may call that name Never do they return – never do they return! Life’s journey….

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Life’s journey is unique… Seen is deceiving – never to be trusted Seen is deceiving – never to be trusted Listen therefore my friend Doubt of friendship leads to enmity Never allow it to make home within you Or else you may have to suffer in remembrance! Life’s journey…

Stop them… Do not let them leave upset Stop them Once time gone – is gone never to return A thousand messages of love then are meaningless! Life’s journey…

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Morning dawns, evening dissolves Times goes on moving without a break Time never stops In a single moment time gallops Man can envision this not clearly And the scene changes on the screen Time gone never returns Gone for ever Time that disappears, Day and night never returns Such is the realm of time Life’s journey is unique… A moment gone – gone forever – never to return!

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Awareness is an inner quality of consciousness; it has nothing to do with closed or open eyes. Awareness has its own light and vision. TAOSHOBUDDHA

‘Soon I will not be here either. And remember, I would like to remind my disciples especially: if you really love me, when I am gone I will direct you to people who will be still alive. So don’t be afraid of that. If I send you to Tibet or if I send you to China or if I send you to Japan or to Iran go. And don’t say that because you belong to me you cannot belong to another real Master. Just look in the eyes and you will find my eyes again. The body will not be the same but the eyes will be the same. If your journey is not complete with me while I am here, if something is still to be done, completed, then don’t be afraid. By dropping me you will not be betraying me. In fact, by not dropping me and by not following the real, the alive Master, you will be betraying me. Keep it in mind. Osho says this....he is my master....and love can be not dropped...but each time i see you i remember this he says...love

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‘‘Soon I will not be here either. And remember, I would like to remind my disciples especially: if you really love me, when I am gone I will direct you to people who will be still alive. So don’t be afraid of that. If I send you to Tibet or if I send you to China or if I send you to Japan or to Iran go. And don’t say that because you belong to me you cannot belong to another real Master. Just look in the eyes and you will find my eyes again. The body will not be the same but the eyes will be the same. If your journey is not complete with me while I am here, if something is still to be done, completed, then don’t be afraid. By dropping me you will not be betraying me. In fact, by not dropping me and by not following the real, the alive Master, you will be betraying me. Keep it in mind. OSHO

Journey Continues…

LOVE - TAOSHOBUDDHA

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