And the Flowers Showered: The Freudian Couch and Zen

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Using eleven Zen stories as a starting point and diving deep into their mysterious world, he then weaves his magical clarity on many diverse contemporary topics. From the true meaning of happiness to an understanding of the process of death, it's all here. To begin reading this book is to commence a journey into the world of wonder.

Buddha’s disciple Subhuti is showered with blossoms upon experiencing sublime emptiness. But isn’t emptiness usually an absence of something? ...

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And the Flowers Showered: The Freudian Couch and Zen

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Overview


Using eleven Zen stories as a starting point and diving deep into their mysterious world, he then weaves his magical clarity on many diverse contemporary topics. From the true meaning of happiness to an understanding of the process of death, it's all here. To begin reading this book is to commence a journey into the world of wonder.

Buddha’s disciple Subhuti is showered with blossoms upon experiencing sublime emptiness. But isn’t emptiness usually an absence of something? Through his commentary on this seemingly strange tale, Osho illuminates the vast difference between a negative and a sublime emptiness.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780984444496
  • Publisher: Osho Media International
  • Publication date: 8/21/2012
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Osho is a contemporary mystic whose life and teachings have influenced millions of people of all ages, and from all walks of life. His often provocative and challenging teachings generate today more and more interest and his readership is dramatically expanding around the world in more than fifty languages. People can easily recognise the wisdom of his insights, and their relevance to our lives and to the issues we are facing today. The Sunday Times in London named Osho as one of the "1,000 Makers of the 20th Century". He is known around the world for his revolutionary contribution to meditation — the science of inner transformation — with the unique approach of his "OSHO Active Meditations" acknowledging the accelerated pace of contemporary life and bringing meditation into modern life
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Table of Contents

preface vii

Chapter 1 the potency of emptiness 1

Chapter 2 all knowledge is borrowed 23

Chapter 3 that which doesn't change 45

Chapter 4 the path is just in front of you 67

Chapter 5 death is no ordinary phenomenon 87

Chapter 6 the perfect man is centered 109

Chapter 7 let the moment decide 131

Chapter 8 philosophy solves nothing 153

Chapter 9 a different way of being 175

Chapter 10 it is right before your eyes 195

Chapter 11 not mind, not buddha, not things 195

about the author 210

OSHO international meditation resort 212

more OSHO books 214

for more information 215

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