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Ancient ashramas-- modern resorts

The downside of the birth of Buddhism

Never allow a cat in the house

Mahatma Gandhi's fasting game

A commune for a contemporary communion

A place to be alone together

The artist and the mystic

Prepare yourself for God

Spontaneous Responsibility


Many masters - one ocean

Bureaucratic bullies

Contemplation is not meditation

Perfectionism as neurosis

Beyond women's lib

Fear-oriented religion

God - a creation of fear


The disciple-disciple relationship

Sound barriers

Is the world getting worse?

The Italian experience

Hocus pocus spiritus

Transmigration of souls


Krishnamurti's reincarnation story

Communcation between souls

Today's urgency

Now is the time

The Osho blueprint

Don't miss this chance

It's America's call!

On spiritual closeness

Strange minds and open hearts

Sweet somethings

The religious mind

Then came the Gandhians

The ideology of non-violence

Saying it like it is

On fear and doubts

The known, the unknown, and the unknowable

Are races different?

What are your dreams?

Answering the question or the questioner

This is meditation

Meditation and change

On effort and patience

A day of meditation


Buddha's most fundamental contribution

...and desirelessness

On being ordinary

The inward journey to the essential man

The qualities of religiousness

Whatsoever you love you become

A Sufi story

The nature of mind

Be aware of your thoughts!

A Tantra method

A story about Rabindranath Tagore

The nature of mind and no-mind

What is a commitment to truth?

Science, Religion, and the Big Bang Theory

What is your message in short?

What is wisdom?

The origin of cosmic chemistry

Water -- the mysterious element

The pull of the future -- with a push from the past

Science and astrology

Astrologers and their bluff

The rationalist, the normal astrologers, and...

The complete system of Tao

Then the fourth, physical activity...

Chocolates on the path of spirituality?

Beyond love: esthetics

Lao Tzu speaks

The buddha in the child -- or the child in the Buddha?

Self-esteem revisited

Live this moment

Saviors? -- guilt-edged investments

Is life just a waiting room?

Why is sex condemned?

What is the central pull of sex

A visit to Khajuraho

Shedding the snakeskin of the past

Theoretical pacifism - or effective non-violence?

Nobody calls God "uncle"

...Instead discover your own

What is intuition?

Making friends with the unconscious

Playboy and the priests

Illusions of freedom

The need to conform -- a story

Everyone is a buddha

It's God -- or freedom

Nietzsche upgraded

Why does the death of God make me anxious

Is it possible to live without God?

Power-obsessions: omnipotence, omnipresence, omniscience

What is joy?

What is compassion?

Tempting a monk -- a story from China

Zen koans

Polygamy is hell!

What is intelligence?

The paralysis called "philosophy"

The meaning of dreams

On maya

On existentialism

Waiting for Godot

Beware the new priesthood of psychotherapy

Avoidance in Western psychology

What is the difference between spirituality and religiousness?

The meditative therapy: The Osho Mystic Rose

The temples of Khajuraho

The three layers of energy

Will to Power

The knack of watching the mind

What is sex for?

Life: accident or purpose?

More laws, more prisons - or the gene machine?

Does Christianity qualify as a religion?

The hypocrisy goes on...

Truth can be organized?

Life moves -- from perfection to perfection

The difference between belief and trust

What is the Kingdom of Heaven like?

Understanding Jesus is a delicate affair

The intrigue of moving on a vertical line

Zen is not for the serious

The fear of meeting your self

Family values

Why love affairs are bound to fail

Osho answers an esoteric question

The right to die

Democracy has failed

Christianity on the rocks

The fallacy of equality

The UN rules of arrest

The value of conscience...Hiroshima for example?

So Christianity is rational?

The inferiority complex of political and religious leaders

Jesus on the cross: an eternal advertisement

Pretentious leaders - empty promises

The idiocy of the death penalty

A world of spectators

Freedom from and freedom for

On the root of fear

On politics and the possibility of real democracy


Past, present, and future

Yoga and the mind

Yoga and witnessing


How can a child be illegitimate?

Dropping all games

Has Jesus ever laughed?

The heart is the first step....

The meeting of materialism and spirituality

Creative Commune-ism

Communes: the only hope for individuals

The fear of death

Politicians: addicted to crime

Pope: the poor Polack

Just what is life's goal?

You will never be done

Society's mass hypnosis

The Garden of Eden revisited

Meet the Devil

Why rush and hurry?

Neurotics, extremists and lazy folk


Compassion and justice

Modern art

Love, the self, and the other



Today's urgency

Don't miss this chance

Strange minds and open hearts

Then came the Gandhians

Fear and the mind

What is greed?

The key to a united humanity

On Eastern scriptures

Enlightenment and Idiocy

Permanent truth, the ego, the self, and death

The balance of health and disease

Zen meets philosophy

Working on one's own

Freud on enlightenment

Buddha on the body



Rebellion or revolution?

A softer form of Tantra

An ancient story

A story of Michelangelo

What are thoughts...?

What is "no-mind"?

On stopping the thoughts

The difference between disciples and scribes

Any idiot can find disciples

Truth is not taught, it is caught

No beginning, no end -- creation or creativity?

Why am I always thinking of money?

Astrology: the most ancient and most ignored subject

The ancient, but advanced science of Astrology

Man's lost sensitivity

Ron Hubbard's most valuable discovery

The oneness of the solar family

Astrology and the essentials

Astrology and the ego

The Tao of breathing

...But beware of fasting or Hatha Yoga...

The sixth: intelligence

The ninth: the sage -- who breathes consciously

The strength of weakness

Only a perfect ego can surrender

Fritz Perls meets Freud

On knowing yourself

A parable of life unlived

Life negative religions

...Yet is brought into everything

How was meditation discovered?

From lust to light

The violence of organized religion

Unconsciousness kills, guns just obey

The origin of the family

A child who can just say no

The game of "love"

Priest and pornographer - just business partners

Instinct, intellect, and intuition

God-shaped hallucinations

A question from Coleman Barks

The value of meditation

God's consolations and lies

Balancing the positive and negative

Sex and death -- the great taboos

What happens to the religions now God is dead?

Meditation is...

What is passion?

On doing and being

Rabbi Moshe on changing the world

What is the root of boredom?

Any hope for the British?

Get a life!


The meaning of meaninglessness

On isolation

On hope

Discontentment -- a rich man's woe

On deprogramming

What Western psycholody lacks

Osho, Are you ever bored with us?

On laughter, silence, and creativity

What is darkness?

Yoga discipline, other methods of chanting mantras

How to put the mind aside

Women's greatest creative act -- up to now!

Love more in the spirit, not in the body

Genetic engineering: accident or purpose?

Education in a nutshell

Fictions of infallibility?

The gay pope...

Spiritual delusions

The two kinds of pseudo-religious people...

Truth is seeking you

The greatest relationship of all

The slow poison called life

To be without the "I"

Why Diogenes carried his lamp

Remember that you are the Buddha

The fate of childhood intelligence

Why the Pope is afraid

The right to life

Communal parenting

Doubt, belief, and trust

The hypocrisy of "civilization"

Brotherly love? -- and the sisters?

Religious, political, and ideological freedom?

Born free?

Conscience or consciousness

Intellect is bankrupt

Successful criminals in politics

Hope: man's greatest drug

America - the greatest democracy?

An eye for an eye...

Who needs sinners?

Imagination and reality

What is a question?

The failure of Tantra

Orgasm and meditation

Flawed parenting -- the essential issues

Sudden methods and gradual methods

A model commune

Diogenes--master or slave?

Misunderstanding Osho -- anything to be done?

Nothing to give but yourself

Painless birthing

Letting go of the German mind

Bauls -- the complete religion

Sex is the first rung of the ladder

Mind: too complex to understand love

Beyond equality


Equality of opportunity

Krishnamurti's reincarnation story

Now is the time

It's America's call!

Sweet somethings

The ideology of non-violence

Illusions of ego

The inferiority complex

Happiness and ambition

The seeds of enlightenment

Contentment and desire

The spiritual ego

Of saints and sinners

Dropping the mind



On misery and happiness

On mind and desire...

What is the Mind?

Sense and sensitivity

The rebellious live now

The essence of love

Meditation and sadness

Tilopa's Song of Mahamudra

...And where do they come from?

The role of awareness

The phenomenon of buddhahood

Bodhidarma on the value of "precepts"

On unenlightened scriptures

What is trust?

What is the secret of a joke?

Osho, Who are you and what are you doing?

Paracelsus and his discovery

The choices at birth

Understanding astrology

Astrology and health

Effects beyond the experiential

An ancient question of freedom

Why gentleness prevails

First breath, then thirst, then hunger

The fifth, sex, but be even more aware

The seventh: love

The way of the Tao -- breathing consciously

The true kings

Education and the seven kinds of ego

On being a Zorba

What chance is there for your ideal society?


The average man's basic drive

Understanding sex

The origin of prostitution

Will people ever listen to you?

To be thyself or to know thyself?

The joy of being alone

Hearing voices?

The difference between personality and individuality

What is instinct

A ghost story

A story of Zen master, Rinzai

The three mysteries

Theoretical and non theoretical religions

Zen master, Sekito meets Friedrich Nietzsche

Pseudo-existentialism or accidentalism

True existentialism

The Brothers Karamazov

Sekito's sutra

The most fundamental rule of life...

What is the difference between discipline and control?

What's cool about meditation

Who am I?

The useful mind

Beyond passion and jealousy

The deadly "isms"

Knowledge divides, truth is one

Zen and dreams

On spiritual powers

What is the meaning of life?

Meditation and existentialism

What is the psychology of the Buddhas?

Philosophers, mystics, and physical pain

You've heard of Ya-hoo, but what about Yaa-hoo?

What is the difference between science, art, and religion?

Meditation, concentration, and discipline

Meditation is not concentration

A story...about the processs of identification

But now...

Mahavira's constipation record

And sex can be fun!

You're dying to learn?

Joan of Arc - burned in error?

...and the beautiful one...who was, naturally, disposed of because...

How to serve God, Hasidim style

...and the third, the real....

Rabbi Israel's story

When all diseases disappear

When eternity penetrates time

A Master for sale

Add roses to your daily bread

The Pope is on about sex again!

It's showtime, folks

The blessing of contraception

The right to love

One earth, one humanity

Questionless answers?

Duties are roots, rights are flowers

And racial discrimination?

The right to die

All human beings are endowed with reason?

"Everyone is entitled...." -- but gets bullshit

The not-so-noble Nobel Prize

White houses with dark secrets

Freedom of expression does not exist

Madness is a rich man's disease

Osho's place in history

How not to become enlightened

Choiceless awareness

Concentration and meditation

The basis of cruelty

Dialectics and enlightenment

A sleep meditation

There is only one truth

The source of human misery

Education, comparison, and the origin of the inferiority complex -- especially in politicians

The relationship between silence and blissfulness


Osho and the media


On terrorism


Cunningness, calculation, and the supermarket civilization

Loving humanity

The vastness of truth

The law of karma

The lover never feels superior

A mirror meditation

The power of words


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