I teach love of life' This was the basis of all of Osho's teachings, and one that was often lost in the controversies that surrounded him for most of his career as a spiritual guide. A man of vast learning who had read everything he could find to broaden his understanding of the belief systems and psychology of modern man, he was at the same time completely original in his approach, insisting on finding out the truth for himself rather than accepting what had been taught by others. Iconoclastic yet persuasive, lucid yet grounded in a wealth of theological knowledge, his message found a worldwide audience. In Life's Mysteries the reader is introduced to some of the key tenets of Osho's philosophy. A sampling: Life: I teach the art of living your life totally, of being drunk with the divine through life. Love: If you really want to know about love, forget about love and remember meditation (just as) if you want to bring roses into your garden, forget about roses and take care of the rosebush... In the right time, the roses are destined to come. Sex: If it can give birth to a child, to a new life...you can imagine its potential: it can bring a new life to you too. Enlightenment: You should not make any effort, you should relax and enlightenment comes. Death: To me death is not the end of life but...the very climax...If you have lived rightly, if you have lived moment to moment totally, if you have squeezed out the whole juice of life, your death will be the ultimate orgasm.
Penguin Books India
14 Oct 2000
Indian Subcontinent (excluding Pakistan) and Singapore