The Holy Shadow – Osho

My words to meditate upon today:

“This is the ultimate: one has to become the holy shadow, just a shadow of God. This is the greatest revolution that can happen to a human being: the transfer of the center. You are no longer your own center; God becomes your center. You live like his shadow. You are not powerful, because you don’t have any center to be powerful.

You are not virtuous; you don’t have any center to be virtuous. You are not even religious; you don’t have any center to be religious. You are simply not, a tremendous emptiness, with no barriers and blocks, so the divine can flow through you unhindered, uninterpreted, untouched — so the divine can flow through you as he is, not as you would like him to be. He does not pass through your center — there is none. The center is lost.”

– Osho

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pic by Zoltan Kelemen

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Religion4All is an idea: that every human being (no matter their race, religion, sexuality, social status, lifestyle, or any other possible factor) is LOVED by God; just … as … they are.

We all are loved by God, and NO religion or person has a monopoly on it. Every single person on this planet is loved equally by God … SO many are cut off from God because they are told they don’t belong. God loves everyone … we ALL are beautiful creations … we don’t need to cringe when we hear the words “God”, or “religion”, or their judgments … God LOVES us all!

There is no requirement to change in order to be LOVED by God, or to LOVE God. God is LOVE, and LOVE is God … period. There is no one who God loves more than anyone else … there are only those who choose to LOVE more … to love God more, and consequently then to love each other more. In doing so, we grow closer to God … and know God.

By opening our hearts, and minds to God (free of boundaries like religion, or social trends); by LOVING God … we are exactly where we are meant to be. If we maintain that openness, never allowing any person or event to make us close our hearts, we will be guided by God to be who we are meant to be.

In that space of openness we can then live a life of LOVE, and be guided to where we are meant to be … forever in LOVE.

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4 Comments»

  Stephanie Jill Rudd wrote @

Spot on. It is in that ‘state’ of ‘non state’ that we are the I AM.

  Stephanie Jill Rudd wrote @

Staggeringly powerful work you are putting out right now…much appreciated and gratefully received.

  julienmatei wrote @

Quite a synchronicity:

Yesterday a psychiatrist friend of mine I haven´t seen in in a while looked at me and said:

“How are you ” Old Shadow…?” laughing quite complicitous…I kind of wondered what he meant.

Reading your post today I kind of got the message 🙂

Tks for sharing,

Best thoughts,

J

  Rev Dani Lynn wrote @

Beautiful quote, thank you for sharing. It is important to me at this time.


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