“ The first step in relaxing is the body. Remember as many times as possible to look in the body, whether you are carrying some tension in the body somewhere—at the neck, in the head, in the legs. Relax it consciously. Just go to that part of the body, and persuade that part, say to it lovingly “Relax!”
Make a practice of it. Lying down on the bed before you go to sleep, for three or four minutes breathe by the belly. In the morning when you awake, breathe by the belly. Just do it whenever you remember. Have more feeling for the belly…….”
Every night sit comfortably in a chair and rest your head back, like you do at the dentist. You can use a pillow. Then release your lower jaw. Just relax it so the mouth opens slightly, and start breathing from the mouth, not from the nose. Don’t change your breathing – let it be natural.
Decision is good when it comes out of life; it is bad when it comes only out of the head. And when it comes only out of the head it is never decisive; it is always a conflict. The alternatives remain open and the mind goes on and on, from this side to that. That’s how the mind creates conflict.
Give life to things which are beautiful. Don’t give life to ugly things. You don’t have much time, much energy to waste. With such a small life, with such a small energy source, it is simply stupid to waste it in sadness, in anger, in hatred, in jealousy.
Use it in love, use it in some creative act, use it in friendship, use it in meditation; do something with it which takes you higher. And higher you go, more energy sources become available to you.
At the highest point of consciousness, you are almost a god.
It is in your hands. Osho
A life without meditation is like a winter landscape. With the sun-hidden. The flowers frozen. And the wind whispering through the withered leaves. And everyone knows it. Because everyone lives it that way. Though no one needs it to live that way. But why this is so? This is so because life’s needs require an occupied mind and meditation means unoccupiedness. We train ourselves to be occupied and than forget that one needs to be unoccupied sometimes to know the ecstasy of sheer existence. One is to be totally vacant inside, because only then one is a HOST to the Divine GUEST.
Step 1: Preparation
“For the first seven days, the first step: Lying down on the bed, or sitting, put the light off, be in darkness.
Step 2: Remember a Beautiful Moment. Just remember any beautiful moment that you have experienced in the past. Any beautiful moment – just choose the best. It may be very ordinary – because sometimes extraordinary things happen in very ordinary grounds.…”Osho