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Meditation

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And what is MEDITATION? It does not mean meditating upon something; the English word is misleading. In English there is no word adequate enough to translate Buddha’s word samasati. It has been translated as meditation, as right mindfulness, as awareness, as consciousness, alertness, watchfulness, witnessing – but there is not really a single word which has the quality of samasati.

Samasati means: consciousness is, but without any content.

There is no thought, no desire, nothing is stirred in you. You are not contemplating about God or about great things… nature and its beauty, the Bible, the Koran, the Vedas, and their immensely significant statements. You are not contemplating! You are not concentrating on any special object either. You are not chanting a mantra, because those are all things of the mind, those are all contents of the mind.

You are not doing anything! The mind is utterly empty, and you are simply there in that emptiness. A kind of presence, a pure presence, with nowhere to go – utterly relaxed into oneself, at rest, at home.

That is the meaning of Buddha’s meditation.

 

You Are Filled With Your Own Awareness

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You are not filled with straw, you are filled with your own awareness.

You are not filled with furniture, cars, houses, money, and other nonsense.

You are just filled with your being, the sheer am-ness, the sheer existence.

Osho

 

The Power of Love

Sitting alone in your room, be loving. Radiate love. Fill the whole room with your love energy, as if you are in an ocean of love.

Create vibrations of love energy around you. And you will start feeling immediately that something is happening, something in your aura is changing, something around your body is changing. A warmth is arising around your body… a warmth like deep orgasm.

You are becoming more alive. Something like sleep is disappearing. Something like awareness is arising.

Osho

 

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