Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Buddhist > Absolute Tao: Talks on Fragments from "Tao Te Ching" by Lao Tzu
Displaying 740 of 1684         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Absolute Tao: Talks on Fragments from
Pages from the book
Absolute Tao: Talks on Fragments from "Tao Te Ching" by Lao Tzu
by Osho
Look Inside the Book
Description
Back of The Book

Osho has spoken on more than 300 mystics, known and unknown. His absolute love is with Lao Tzu. He speaks on Mahavira, "as a part of my duty ... he is great, enlightened, but like a vast desert." Of Krishna Osho says, "He is multi- dimensional, superhuman, miraculous, but looks more like a myth than a real man. ( enjoy it as a cosmic gossip." Speaking on Jesus Christ he says, "I feel deep sympathy for him. But we remain parallel, we never meet. He is so sad, so burdened." And of Buddha: "Down through the centuries, through many lives, I have loved him. He is tremendously beautiful, extraordinarily beautiful, superb. But he is not on the earth, he does not walk on the earth. He is one-sided." And he continues,

"I speak on Lao Tzu totally differently. I am not related to him because even to be related a distance is needed. When I speak on Lao Tzu I speak as if I am speaking on my own self. With him my being is totally on ... it is as if I am looking in a mirror: my own face is reflected. When I speak on Lao Tzu, 1 am absolutely with him. Even to say "absolutely with him" is not true -I am him, he is me. "

This book goes straight to the heart of the matter. Osho uses the Tao Te Ching texts as Lao Tzu intended: to ignite the flame of individual awareness and insight. From the seven verses Osho selected to comment on, he moves deeply into his own understanding and burns through every idea we may hold about ourselves until we can see with the same crystal clear light as Lao Tzu.

preface

Tao is another name for God, far more beautiful than God because God, the word God, has been exploited too much by the priests. They have exploited in the name of God for so long that even the word has become contaminated - it has become disgusting. Any man of intelligence is bound to avoid it because it reminds him of all the nonsense that has happened on the earth down the ages in the name of God, in the name of religion. More mischief has happened in the name of God than in any other name.

Tao in that sense is tremendously beautiful. You cannot worship Tao because Tao does not give you the idea of a person. It is simply a principle, not a person. You cannot worship a principle - you cannot pray to Tao. It will look ridiculous; it will be utterly absurd, praying to a principle. You don't pray to gravitation, you cannot pray to the theory of relativity.

Tao simply means the ultimate principle that binds the whole existence together. Existence is not a chaos; that much is certain. It is a cosmos, There is immense order in it, intrinsic order in it, and the name of that order is Tao. Tao simply means the harmony of the whole. No temples have been built for Tao; no statues, no prayers, no priests, no rituals - that's the beauty of it. Hence I don't call it a doctrine, nor do I call it a religion, it is pure insight.

Contents

 

   
On the Absolute Tao page 1
Ordinariness page 1
On the character of Tao page 25
Emptiness page 47
On the Danger of overweening success page 71
There is no meaning page 93
On the Utility of not-being page 115
Witnessing page 133
On the wise ones of old page 149
Wisdom and Understanding page 167
About Osho page 213
Osho international Meditation Resort page 215
More Osho Books page 217
For More Information page 220

 

Sample Pages


Absolute Tao: Talks on Fragments from "Tao Te Ching" by Lao Tzu

Item Code:
IDK552
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2008
Publisher:
ISBN:
817261148X
Size:
7.7" X 5.0"
Pages:
309
Other Details:
weight of the book is 565 gm
Price:
$31.00
Discounted:
$23.25   Shipping Free
You Save:
$7.75 (25%)
Look Inside the Book
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Absolute Tao: Talks on Fragments from

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 9397 times since 5th Jul, 2015
Back of The Book

Osho has spoken on more than 300 mystics, known and unknown. His absolute love is with Lao Tzu. He speaks on Mahavira, "as a part of my duty ... he is great, enlightened, but like a vast desert." Of Krishna Osho says, "He is multi- dimensional, superhuman, miraculous, but looks more like a myth than a real man. ( enjoy it as a cosmic gossip." Speaking on Jesus Christ he says, "I feel deep sympathy for him. But we remain parallel, we never meet. He is so sad, so burdened." And of Buddha: "Down through the centuries, through many lives, I have loved him. He is tremendously beautiful, extraordinarily beautiful, superb. But he is not on the earth, he does not walk on the earth. He is one-sided." And he continues,

"I speak on Lao Tzu totally differently. I am not related to him because even to be related a distance is needed. When I speak on Lao Tzu I speak as if I am speaking on my own self. With him my being is totally on ... it is as if I am looking in a mirror: my own face is reflected. When I speak on Lao Tzu, 1 am absolutely with him. Even to say "absolutely with him" is not true -I am him, he is me. "

This book goes straight to the heart of the matter. Osho uses the Tao Te Ching texts as Lao Tzu intended: to ignite the flame of individual awareness and insight. From the seven verses Osho selected to comment on, he moves deeply into his own understanding and burns through every idea we may hold about ourselves until we can see with the same crystal clear light as Lao Tzu.

preface

Tao is another name for God, far more beautiful than God because God, the word God, has been exploited too much by the priests. They have exploited in the name of God for so long that even the word has become contaminated - it has become disgusting. Any man of intelligence is bound to avoid it because it reminds him of all the nonsense that has happened on the earth down the ages in the name of God, in the name of religion. More mischief has happened in the name of God than in any other name.

Tao in that sense is tremendously beautiful. You cannot worship Tao because Tao does not give you the idea of a person. It is simply a principle, not a person. You cannot worship a principle - you cannot pray to Tao. It will look ridiculous; it will be utterly absurd, praying to a principle. You don't pray to gravitation, you cannot pray to the theory of relativity.

Tao simply means the ultimate principle that binds the whole existence together. Existence is not a chaos; that much is certain. It is a cosmos, There is immense order in it, intrinsic order in it, and the name of that order is Tao. Tao simply means the harmony of the whole. No temples have been built for Tao; no statues, no prayers, no priests, no rituals - that's the beauty of it. Hence I don't call it a doctrine, nor do I call it a religion, it is pure insight.

Contents

 

   
On the Absolute Tao page 1
Ordinariness page 1
On the character of Tao page 25
Emptiness page 47
On the Danger of overweening success page 71
There is no meaning page 93
On the Utility of not-being page 115
Witnessing page 133
On the wise ones of old page 149
Wisdom and Understanding page 167
About Osho page 213
Osho international Meditation Resort page 215
More Osho Books page 217
For More Information page 220

 

Sample Pages


Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Based on your browsing history

Loading... Please wait

Related Items

Let Go (Fusion Style) (Audio CD)
Bapu Padmanabha
New Age Music (2007)
Pages: 53.41 Mintues
Item Code: ICL009
$28.00$21.00
You save: $7.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Maya Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia (Through The Eyes of The Taoist Master Far East) (Audio CD)
Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia
Ninaad Music (2000)
Item Code: ICF012
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Wake Up: Revoke The 'Chi' Energy (DVD)
Sensei Sandeep Desai
Time Wellness (2012)
47 Minutes
Item Code: IDB029
$28.00$21.00
You save: $7.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Living Tao: Talks on Fragments from 'Tao Te Ching' by Lao Tzu
by OSHO
Hardcover (Edition: 2003)
Tao Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDH529
$30.50$22.88
You save: $7.62 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Tao of Psychology
by Nirmal Kumar
Paperback (Edition: 1993)
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Item Code: IDK657
$14.00$10.50
You save: $3.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Zen Yoga : Mystic Faith, Tao Wisdom, and Sufi Loving Devotion (An Integral Approach to Spirituality)
by Anand Krishna
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAE847
$20.00$15.00
You save: $5.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Reflections from Lao Tzu’s Tao te Ching
by Colin D. Mallard
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Zen Publications
Item Code: NAC828
$20.00$15.00
You save: $5.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Joking Around – Tao Insights into Life
by Osho
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Jaico Publishing House
Item Code: NAC719
$20.00$15.00
You save: $5.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Tao–Sheng’s Commentary on the Lotus Sutra
by Young – Ho Kim
Hardcover (Edition: 1992)
Sri Satguru Publications
Item Code: IHL314
$30.00$22.50
You save: $7.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Song of Ecstasy: Talks on Adi Shankara's Bhaj Govindam
by Osho
Hardcover (Edition: 2005)
Tao Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDJ578
$35.00$26.25
You save: $8.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Meditation Inc. (144 Techniques to Transform the Quality of your Work and Life)
by Osho
Paperback (Edition: 2006)
Tao Publishing Pvt. Ltd
Item Code: IDJ553
$35.00$26.25
You save: $8.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Books I Have Loved
by Osho

Hardcover (Edition: 2005)
Tao Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDF323
$27.50$20.62
You save: $6.88 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Art of Dying: Talks on Hasidism
by Osho
Paperback (Edition: 2005)
Tao Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDJ579
$23.00$17.25
You save: $5.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Vedanta Seven Steps to Samadhi (Talks on Indian Mysticism)
by Osho
Hardcover (Edition: 2006)
Tao Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDH356
$39.50$29.62
You save: $9.88 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

THANK YOU SO MUCH for your kind generosity! This golden-brass statue of Padmasambhava will receive a place of honor in our home and remind us every day to practice the dharma and to be better persons. We deeply appreciate your excellent packing of even the largest and heaviest sculptures as well as the fast delivery you provide. Every sculpture we have purchased from you over the years has arrived in perfect condition. Our entire house is filled with treasures from Exotic India, but we always have room for one more!
Mark & Sue, Eureka, California
I received my black Katappa Stone Shiva Lingam today and am extremely satisfied with my purchase. I would not hesitate to refer friends to your business or order again. Thank you and God Bless.
Marc, UK
The altar arrived today. Really beautiful. Thank you
Morris, Texas.
Very Great Indian shopping website!!!
Edem, Sweden
I have just received the Phiran I ordered last week. Very beautiful indeed! Thank you.
Gonzalo, Spain
I am very satisfied with my order, received it quickly and it looks OK so far. I would order from you again.
Arun, USA
We received the order and extremely happy with the purchase and would recommend to friends also.
Chandana, USA
The statue arrived today fully intact. It is beautiful.
Morris, Texas.
Thank you Exotic India team, I love your website and the quick turn around with helping me with my purchase. It was absolutely a pleasure this time and look forward to do business with you.
Pushkala, USA.
Very grateful for this service, of making this precious treasure of Haveli Sangeet for ThakurJi so easily in the US. Appreciate the fact that notation is provided.
Leena, USA.
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India