Rajneesh Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Rajneesh quotes, Rajneesh sayings, and Rajneesh proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new._ Rajneesh
Life consists of sadness too. And sadness is also beautiful; it has its own depth, its own delicacy, its own deliciousness, its own taste. A man is poorer if he has not known sadness; he is impoverished, very much impoverished. His laughter will be shallow, his laughter will not have depth, because depth comes only through sadness. A man who knows sadness, if he laughs, his laughter will have depth. His laughter will have something of his sadness too, his laughter will be more colorful. Rajneesh
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. Rajneesh
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. Rajneesh
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. Rajneesh
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. Rajneesh
Anxiety comes into existence only when we become identified with small things. And they all pass. Rajneesh
You are not feeling empty because you don't have much money. You are feeling empty because you have not yet encountered your real self, you have not come to your authentic individuality. Rajneesh
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother is something absolutely new. Rajneesh
When you cry and weep, when you are miserable, you are alone. When you celebrate, the whole existence participates with you. Only in celebration do we meet the ultimate, the eternal. Only in celebration do we go beyond the circle of birth and death. Rajneesh
Love can make a great celebration out of your life - but only love, not lust, not ego, not possessiveness, not jealousy, not dependence. Rajneesh
Celebration is my attitude, unconditional to what life brings. Rajneesh
Sharing is the most precious religious experience. Sharing is good. Rajneesh
Only a blind man can easily define what light is. When you do not know, you are bold. Ignorance is always bold; knowledge hesitates. And the more you know, the more you feel that the ground underneath is dissolving. The more you know, the more you feel how ignorant you are. Rajneesh
The terrorism is not in the bombs, in your hands; the terrorism is in your unconscious. Rajneesh
Comparison is a very foolish attitude, because each person is unique and incomparable. Once this understanding settles in you, jealousy disappears. Rajneesh
To be spontaneous means not to act out of the past, because out of the past is all cunningness, cleverness, calculation, arithmetic. Rajneesh
The workaholics have done immense harm to the world. And the greatest harm they have done is that they have deprived life of its moments of celebration and festivity. It is because of them that there is so little festivity in the world, and every day it is becoming more and more dull and dreary and miserable. Rajneesh
If you wish to see the truth, then hold no opinion for or against. Rajneesh
All your personalities are absolute cover-ups, hiding your individuality. Rajneesh
Man is born as a seed; he can become a flower, he may not. It all depends on you, what you do with yourself; it all depends on you whether you grow or you don't. It is your choice- and each moment the choice has to be faced; each moment you are on the crossroads. Rajneesh
Just a little detachment from the ego is needed. Rajneesh
We remain unnecessarily worried. All worries are futile because that which is going to happen is going to happen. Rajneesh
Sexuality is possible without any understanding, without any meditation. Love is possible only with understanding. Compassion is possible only with understanding and meditation, understanding and awareness. Rajneesh
Resolution is struggle. Resolution is ego. Resolution is saying, "I cannot live spontaneously. ". Rajneesh
I resolve never to make any resolutions because all resolutions are restrictions for the future. All resolutions are imprisonments. Rajneesh
A comfortable, convenient life is not a real life - the more comfortable, the less alive. The most comfortable life is in the grave. Rajneesh
Bliss needs to be shared. It exists only in sharing. Rajneesh
Only laughter makes a man rich, but the laughter has to be blissful. Rajneesh
In the name of celibacy, sex has been repressed for centuries and you have become just full of sexuality. Rather than transcending it you are boiling within. Rajneesh