Summary of Tantra: The Supreme Understanding
Osho Books / June 16, 2016

What this Book is About? The book Tantra: The Supreme Understanding consists of discourses by Osho on Tilopa’s song of Mahamudra. Tilopa was a tantric adept in India in the 11th century AD. Osho shares wisdom found in this tantric text apart from few tantric meditations for modern day seekers. Brief Summary of the Book: This book has been divided into ten chapters – The Ultimate Experience Osho explains the meaning of following song of Tilopa: “Mahamudra is beyond all words and symbols, but for you, Naropa, earnest and loyal, must this be said: The void needs no reliance, Mahamudra rests on nought. without making an effort, but remaining loose and natural, one can break the yoke – thus gaining liberation.” He shares that the Mahamudra, which means the experience of the ultimate, is not an experience at all as the experiencer is lost! That is to say, it cannot be told in words. The Root Problem of all Problems The next few verses of Tilopa’s song continue in this chapter. “If one sees nought when staring into space; if with the mind one then observes the mind, one destroys distinctions and reaches Buddhahood…” Osho explains that the root problem of all problem is the…