Sex Matters: From Sex to Superconsciousness

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Sex matters to us all. The Osho approach to sex begins with an understanding of how important love is in our lives, while at the same time acknowledges that the journey into love cannot exclude our innate biological energies. With this perspective, it becomes clear that the tendency for religions, and for society in general, to associate sex with sin and morality has been a great misfortune.

Sex Matters begins by deconstructing the layers of sexual repression that the ...

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Overview

Sex matters to us all. The Osho approach to sex begins with an understanding of how important love is in our lives, while at the same time acknowledges that the journey into love cannot exclude our innate biological energies. With this perspective, it becomes clear that the tendency for religions, and for society in general, to associate sex with sin and morality has been a great misfortune.

Sex Matters begins by deconstructing the layers of sexual repression that the condemnation of sex has inflicted on human. Throughout Sex Matters - in response to questions about everything from jealousy to premature ejaculation, the role of intimacy and the differences between men and women - Osho proposes a vision that embraces sex as a fundamental gift from nature. We learn how orgasm offers a glimpse of timelessness, thoughtlessness, and pure awareness — biology's way of pointing toward the consciousness that helps us to understand ourselves.

Finally, we are presented with a clear choice: a repressed sexuality that leads to pornography, perversion, and a stunted humanity or a playful, respectful, and relaxed innocence that supports us in becoming fulfilled and whole, as nature intended.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312316303
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 7/11/2003
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 593,532
  • Product dimensions: 5.88 (w) x 8.18 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Meet the Author

Osho is one of the most provocative and inspiring spiritual teachers of the twentieth century. Known for his revolutionary contribution to the science of inner transformation, the influence of his teachings continues to grow, reaching seekers of all ages in virtually every country of the world. He is the author of many books, including Love, Freedom, Aloneness; The Book of Secrets; and Innocence, Knowledge, and Wonder.

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Table of Contents

Prologue 1
Pt. I From Sex to Superconsciousness 5
1 In Search of Love 7
2 The Fundamental Attraction 31
3 A New Door 53
4 Giving Birth to a New Humanity 75
5 From the Coal to the Diamond 93
Pt. II Sex Matters 121
6 Deconstructing Sexual Conditioning 123
7 Moral and Immoral 131
8 Illusions and Realities 167
Pt. III Neither Original Nor Sin 201
9 The Understanding in Practice 203
Epilogue: In Search of Wholeness 283
About the Author 291
Meditation Resort 293
Other Books by Osho 295
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