Archive for June, 2011

Ashtavakra Gita

Posted: June 29, 2011 in Spirit

by Osho

Contents

Before you Begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

 Chapter 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

 Chapter 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

 Chapter 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

 Chapter 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

 Chapter 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

1

Before you Begin

How to understand Ashtavakra’s Gita:

Of all the scriptures, this is one of the most, if not the single

most, radical and direct scripture as it comes as close to

inducing immediate truth and enlightenment as one could possibly

get to with words. It is old; yet it remains controversial

in that it defies all practices, religions, spiritual dogmas, scriptures

and traditions as being useless and blinding, and if you

read carefully, even condemns the very cause of our bondage

to be those practices and paths. (more…)