Individual Talk

Osho Audiobook - Individual Talk: The Dhammapada: The Way of the Buddha, Vol. 02, # 7, (mp3) - fool, inquiry, einstein

 

Availability: In stock

$0.00
Buy  

Does the Spoon Taste the Soup?

Talk #7 of the Series, The Dhammapada: The Way of the Buddha, Vol. 02

"Man is a bridge between the known and the unknown. To remain confined in the known is to be a fool. To go in search of the unknown is the beginning of wisdom. To become one with the unknown is to become the awakened one, the buddha.

"Remember, again and again, that man is not yet a being – he is on the way, a traveler, a pilgrim. He is not yet at home, he is in search of the home. One who thinks that he is at home is a fool, because then the search stops, then the seeking is no longer there. And the moment you stop seeking and searching, you become a stagnant pool of energy, you start stinking. Then you only die, then you don't live at all."
 
 
DetailsMake Your Selection... Or Choose All AudioBook Titles Minutes
 
Osho International
104 mins
24.5 MB
 
 
Price Full Series: $0.00 And Buy Now Scroll Down for More
 
Osho continues:
"Life is in flowing, life is in remaining a river – because only the river will reach the ocean. If you become a stagnant pool then you are going nowhere. Then you are not really alive. The fool does not live, he only pretends to live. He does not know, he only pretends to know. He does not love, he only pretends to love. The fool is a pretension.

"The wise lives, loves, the wise inquires. The wise is ready, always ready, to go into the uncharted sea. The wise is adventurous. The fool is afraid.

"When Buddha uses the word fool you have to remember all these meanings of the word. It is not the ordinary meaning that Buddha gives to the word fool. For him, the fool means one who lives in the mind and knows nothing of the no-mind; one who lives in information, knowledge, and has not tasted anything of wisdom; one who lives a borrowed life, imitative, but knows nothing of anything that arises in his own being.

"By 'the fool' Buddha means one who is well acquainted with the scriptures, but has not tasted a single moment of truth. He may be a great scholar, very learned – in fact, fools are scholars; they have to be because that is the only way to hide their foolishness. Fools are very learned people; they have to be, because it is only through learning words, theories, philosophies, that they can hide their inner ignorance, that they can hide their emptiness, that they can believe that they also know.

"If you want to find the fools, go to the universities, go to the academies. There you will find them – in their utter ignorance, but pretending to know. They certainly know what others have said, but that is not real knowing. A blind man can collect all the information there is about light, but he will still remain blind. He can talk about light, he can write treatises on light; he may be very clever in guessing, in fabricating theories, but still he remains a blind man and he knows nothing of light. But the information that he collects may not only deceive others, it may deceive himself too."
In this title, Osho talks on the following topics:

fool… inquiry… misery… fools… wise… wisdom… amness… bodhisattvas… crowds… einstein
 

Email this page to your friend