HardboundA Step-by-Step Guide to Meditation
This book is highly recommended for every meditator. In these talks given during a meditation camp Osho introduces us to the most fundamental steps of meditating. He begins with guidance related to diet, exercise and sleep, and then helps us understand how the body, thoughts and emotions can be purified to help us move into meditation.Chapter 1: The Foundation of MeditationChapter 2: Begin with the BodyChapter 3: Finding Quality in LifeChapter 4: Understanding the MindChapter 5: Understanding EmotionsChapter 6: Body and Soul: Science and ReligionChapter 7: The Light of ConsciousnessChapter 8: Truth: Your BirthrightChapter 9: One Step at a Time
In this rare book of meditation Osho calls himself a "dream breaker." His method of dream breaking includes a meticulous guided tour through the maze of our own minds, through our process of creating thoughts, toward a zone of silence. He points us as far as one can with words toward the inner world of the self, of our being."To be without thoughts is meditation," Osho says. "When there are no thoughts, it is then we come to know the one hidden by our thoughts. When there are no clouds, the blue sky is revealed." This book is page after page of blue sky.Chapter 1: Invitation Into LightChapter 2: Listening with the HeartChapter 3: Thought Birth ControlChapter 4: Meditation Is Non-doingChapter 5: Stop and SeeChapter 6: Naturally MoralChapter 7: Seeing Without ThinkingChapter 8: I’m a Dream-BreakerChapter 9: The Fully DrownedChapter 10: Entering the GapChapter 11: A Zone of SilenceChapter 12: The Discipline of WitnessingChapter 13: The Dewdrop and the OceanChapter 14: Birth of a New ManChapter 15: With Infinite Awaiting
Osho begins from where Western psychology leaves off. Beyond Freud and Jung, beyond the Human Potential Movement, to the psychology of enlightenment, of buddhahood. In these talks Osho reveals his vision of a New Man a man who embraces all aspects of life from the mundane to the sacred, and of the creation of a climate in which that new man can realize his ultimate potential. Response to questions from seekers cover a multitude of topics including the nature of meditation; sex, love and prayer as the three essential steps to the divine; destiny; why Westerners are attracted to Eastern religion and philosophy; the significance of kundalini yoga; dream psychology and the seven energy bodies.Reviews:
"Osho has the ability to make the esoteric seem instantly appealing and utterly obvious." - Meditation Magazine, Canada
HardboundTalks on Adi Shankara’s Bhaj Govindam
Osho has spoken many times of Adi Shankaracharya, the enlightened mystic of eighth-century India, as someone who traveled across India arguing, debating and defeating all the renowned scholars, theologians and so-called religious leaders who were turning the inner search into a mental exercise, an academic discussion. But here we are introduced to a different Adi Shankaracharya - one who can sing in his song of ecstasy and dance his joy in life. His popular song, written in Sanskrit, is sung throughout India and is known as Bhaj Govindam.As he comments on these verses and answers related questions Osho shows us yet again, his vision of the New Man, the whole man - joyous, silent, ecstatic; repressing nothing, watching everything.Chapter 1: Always Sing the Song of the DivineChapter 2: Sowing the SeedChapter 3: The Search for NirvanaChapter 4: Every Step Is the DestinationChapter 5: The Bondage of HopeChapter 6: The Great TranscendenceChapter 7: A Song of LifeChapter 8: This World Is a SchoolChapter 9: The Essence in LifeChapter 10: Just One Moment...
280 p., HardcoverThe Very Essence of Zen
Osho now introduces us to his new meditation, the Mystic Rose Meditation Therapy. “All that you have is the purity of this-ness – this moment.” Osho
Osho’s extraordinary talks on Zen are recognized works of genius, studied in Zen monasteries and universities and throughout the world. His inspiring books cover everything from the wisdom of the world’s mystics to answers to intensely personal questions about meditation and the inner search. His unique authenticity touches the reader in a way no other can.
Zen, meditation, is “the great adventure” – the adventure of turning in and discovering the treasures hidden within each one of us. In this book Osho explains the limitations of the intellect, and shows how to explore the dimensions that lie beyond it, inviting us to experience that we are much more than our minds.
Chapter 1 : The Mystic Rose Chapter 2 : Commentaries of the Bamboos Chapter 3 : The Greatest Sermon in the History of Zen Chapter 4 : Encountering Reality Chapter 5 : Freedom: The Ultimate Value Chapter 6 : Intuition and Zen Chapter 7 : Be an Emperor Chapter 8 : Dancing Madly From Eternity to Eternity Chapter 9 : The Flame of Your Innermost Being Chapter 10 : Daring, Rebellious and Existential Chapter 11 : No Beginning, No End Chapter 12 : Infinite Depth Chapter 13 : Five Doors to Your House Chapter 14 : Zen Is for Nobodies Chapter 15 : The Vastness of This