OSHO MEDITATIONS FOR BUSY PEOPLE : Managing Crisis!
“Whenever there is something like pressure from the outside — and there will be many times in life— then direct entry into meditation becomes difficult. So before meditation, for a fifteen minute period, you have to do something to cancel the pressure; then only can you enter meditation, otherwise not.”
Remember 1st: All is But a Dream
“For fifteen minutes, simply sit silently and think that the whole world is a dream… and it is! Think of the whole world as a dream and that there is nothing of any significance in it. One thing.”
Remember 2nd: Everything Passes
“The second thing: sooner or later everything will disappear — you also. You were not always here, you will not always be here. So nothing is permanent.”
Remember 3rd: The Witness
“…And thirdly: you are just a witness. This is a passing dream, a film.
“These three things remember — that this whole world is a dream and everything is going to pass, even you. Death is approaching and the only reality there is, is the witness, so you are just a witness.
“Relax the body and then witness for fifteen minutes and then meditate. You will be able to get into it, and then there will be no trouble.
“But whenever you feel that the meditation has become simple, stop it; otherwise it will become habitual. It has to be used only in specific conditions when it is difficult to enter meditation. If you do it everyday it is good but it will lose the effect, and then it will not work.
“So use it medicinally. When things are going wrong and rough, then do it so it will clear the way and you will be able to relax.
Osho: A Rose is a Rose is a Rose, Talk #11
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