Summary of Living on Your Own Terms: What Is Real Rebellion?
Osho Books / December 6, 2016

What this Book is About? The Book “Living on Your Own Terms: What Is Real Rebellion” is a part of Osho’s life essential series of books. All the volumes in this series focus upon discussion and insights related to vital questions and our purpose in the life. This Book is in Questions and Answers format where Osho shares his insights to different questions posed by different people. related to individuality and rebel part of oneself. Brief Summary of the Book: This book has been divided into following five parts – Saying Good-Bye to the Past Four questions have been included in this section. Here is one of the questions from this section. “What is real rebellion? And what is the difference between reaction and action of the rebellious human being?” Osho shares that the first thing to be understood is the difference between rebellion and revolution. While revolution is the organized effort to change the society forcibly and violently, on the other hand, rebellion is individual, nonviolent and peaceful. While rebellion is out of love and not against something but rather for something; on the other hand revolution is against something but not for something. He goes on sharing deep insights to understand…

Summary of The Book of Wisdom: The Heart of Tibetan Buddhism. Commentaries on Atisha’s Seven Points of Mind Training
Osho Books / November 29, 2016

What this Book is About? “The Book of Wisdom: The Heart of Tibetan Buddhism. Commentaries on Atisha’s Seven Points of Mind Training” conveys the essential science and methodology of the Atisha’s meditation practices. This book provides a profound spiritual wisdom mixed with a dose of fun and humor, a hallmark of Osho’s style. This book is styled in the form of quotes from Atisha, the great 10th century Buddhist Mystic; followed by Osho’s commentary and then question-answer series between Osho and his Sannyasins. Brief Summary of the Book: This book has been divided into twenty-eight chapters. Osho says Religion is not a science, but yet it is a science. It is not a science in the sense physics, mathematics and chemistry are sciences. But still, it is a science because it is the ultimate knowing. Osho explains that the “Seven points of mind training” of Atisha, the great mystic, are like seven fingers pointing towards the moon. Don’t become too obsessed with the fingers. Use and forget them. Look where the fingers are pointing. Osho tells that Atisha has been rare phenomena in a sense that he was taught by three different mystics! From the first master, he learned no-mind. from the second…

Summary of Awareness: The Key to Living in Balance
Osho Books / June 13, 2016

What this Book is About? The book Awareness: The Key to Living in Balance, is an amazing compilation of Osho’s insights on raising one’s awareness and consciousness. Osho shares interesting stories along with some practical ways to raise one’s awareness or consciousness. The book is full of general wisdom too. This book includes few meditation techniques by Osho anyone can try out! Brief Summary of the Book: This book has been divided into following five parts – The Understanding In this section. Osho explains the meaning of wakefulness or consciousness and its importance in our life. He says our miseries are due to our unconsciousness. We are not aware of our own actions, as if we are living our life in hypnotic sleep. Awareness is the way. That is what makes us blissful. He explains in the book how! Many Illnesses, One Prescription In this section, Osho explains how the art of witnessing is helpful in raising one’s awareness. He shares witnessing is also a remedy for all the deterioration of the mind and suggests ways for the same. Awareness in Action Osho shares practical ways to be more aware in our day-to-day life in this section of the book. He inspires…

Summary of Meditation: The First and Last Freedom
Osho Books / June 10, 2016

What this Book is About? The book Meditation: The First and Last Freedom, is a practical guide to various meditations shared by Osho. Ranging from active meditations to passive meditations. The meditation techniques mentioned in this book are suitable for all sorts of meditators – be it beginners or advanced. Brief Summary of the Book: This book has been divided into following five parts – About Meditation Osho defines Meditation in this section. Shares how the whole secret of meditation is to become the watcher of your body, mind and emotions. Witnessing is the spirit of Meditation. He encourages and motivates the reader to delve deep into this adventure, which he calls as the adventure into the unknown, the greatest adventure the human mind can take. The Science of Meditation In this section, Osho begins with suggestions regarding the rightful approach towards Meditation and various techniques. For instance, he encourages reader to try out different techniques, the method whih is right for you will just click and you will know “This is the right method for me.” Osho also shares important guidelines for the beginners and other important aspects which every meditator should take care of on this inner journey. The Meditations…

Summary of Being in Love: How to Love with Awareness and Relate Without Fear
Osho Books / June 9, 2016

What this Book is About? In this book Being in Love: How to Love with Awareness and Relate Without Fear, Osho challenges the existing notions of love and opens us to the world of real love which is free of possessiveness and jealousy. Osho guides the reader to break free from the shell of ego and explore the life which is beyond dependency and domination. Brief Summary of the Book:   This book has been divided into following three parts – The Journey from “Me” to “We” Osho explains the natural stages of life and love and encourages the reader to come out of the mold of possessiveness and jealousy which emerge due to our ego. He challenges reader to become more conscious and aware of these aspects to break this shell of ego and shares ways for the same. Love is a Breeze Osho delves over the prevailing misunderstandings about Love in this section. He attacks our false ideas of love and shares how meditation techniques are meant to destroy the false. Here’s a quote by Osho from within this section: Human growth requires that one moves from one polarity to another. Sometimes being alone is perfectly good: one…

Summary of Autobiography of a Spiritually Incorrect Mystic
Osho Books / June 9, 2016

What this Book is About? As the name suggests, “Autobiography of a Spiritually Incorrect Mystic” is an autobiography of Osho, interestingly not written by him but transcribed from his over five thousand hours of recorded talks. This book gives a peek into the life and teachings of Osho – one of the most unusual and controversial mystics of all time. Many have felt a transformation in their life reading this book. Brief Summary of the Book: This book has been divided into three parts – Just an ordinary Human Being: The History behind the legend This section deals with Osho’s narration of his childhood in India. How he grew up. How he had a rebellious spirit to stand for truth and against falsehood. Influence of his maternal grandmother. His adventures during his school days. His enlightenment at the age when he was 21 years old. His life as a University student and then as a Professor of Philosophy. His approach towards teaching others his etc. are also covered in this section. Reflections in an empty mirror: The many faces of a man who never was This section deals with Osho’s days as a popular spiritual guru around the world. Labelling…

Summary of The Book of Secrets: 112 Meditations to Discover the Mystery Within
Osho Books / June 7, 2016

What this Book is About? One of the most popular and well-known books of Osho is “The Book of Secrets: 112 Meditations to Discover the Mystery Within”. Probably it is the most comprehensive guidebook of meditation around the world! This book has a detailed commentary by Osho on ancient 112 Meditation techniques originally recorded in the book “Vigyan Bhairav Tantra”. As per Osho, each person will find some techniques suitable for their spiritual journey in this book. As a added bonus this book is also accompanied by a DVD of Osho’s commentary on the same. Listening to Osho’s mesmerizing voice explaining these techniques is a unique experience. Brief Summary of the Book: Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, the ancient book in which these 112 techniques were originally recorded belongs to Kashmir Shaivism spiritual tradition. This book is in discourse style where Shakti (the concert of Shiva) asks questions to Shiva and he answers them, which happen to be these techniques. Osho has explained all these techniques from different angles in a very easy to understand way in this book. The way to follow this book is to go through all these different techniques mentioned in the book and then whatever strikes you,…