Be Your Own Guru

I recently visited a Religious Forum where I had to declare my religion so I put “Buddhist”. Perhaps “Zen Buddhist” would have been more accurate. Or even “Follower of Osho”.

Then I noticed a monk with a shaven head who had put “Be Your Own Guru” as his religion. Perhaps I should do likewise. In particular I find myself at odds with “Living In The Moment” because of the risk of Mania. This is a fundamental part of Osho’s teaching and of Zen too.

841-03673826 © robertharding / Masterfile Model Release: No Property Release: No Buddhist monk, Mahagandayon Monastery, Amarapura, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (Burma), Asia

2 thoughts on “Be Your Own Guru

    1. Since the dawn of civilisation people have wanted answers to the big questions. Anyone purporting to provide answers became a guru. Also some people have a need to be submissive at the feet of their master.


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