The Book of the Secrets, Vol 5

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An in-depth and practical explanation of the 112 meditation techniques of Shiva, on which the science of Tantra is based. Conveniently arranged according to different senses and chakras, there are step-by-step meditation techniques for every man, woman and child. Techniques include: watching the gap between two breaths; watching one's moods; being aware of oneself as the one who senses; focusing attention on the third eye; making love without a partner. Meditation techniques for every possible facet of day-to-day life and an invaluable companion for every meditator.
notes
This book was later published as part of Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, First Series and Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, Second Series, also available as a boxed set, Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, Two Vol. Boxed Set, which included a deck of 112 cards.
Please refer to these two volumes if you want to read this book online.
Later published as part of a single volume called The Book of Secrets.
time period of Osho's original talks/writings
Jul 25, 1973 to Nov 8, 1973 : timeline
number of discourses/chapters
16   (see table of contents)


editions

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The Book of the Secrets, Vol 5

Discourses on 'Vigyana Bhairava Tantra'

Year of publication : 1976.12
Publisher : Rajneesh Foundation
Edition no. : 1
ISBN 0-88050-029-8 (click ISBN to buy online)
Number of pages : 437
Hardcover / Paperback / Ebook : H
Edition notes : First edition December 1976, 5,000 copies. © Copyright 1976 by Rajneesh Foundation, Poona, India.
Size : 222 x 144 x 37 mm
Author as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
Published by Ma Yoga Laxmi
Compilation: Ma Yoga Astha
Editor: Ma Prema Veena
Art work: Sw Govinddas
Printed by Syed Ishaque, Sangam Press Ltd., 17 B Kothrud, Poona 411 029, on paper supplied by Chimanlals
"The sutras quoted in this book are taken from Centering, Zen flesh, Zen bones (ed. Penguin, 1972 reprint), translated and compiled by Paul Reps."
Introduction: Ma Prema Veena
Pages II - III.

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The Book of the Secrets, Vol 5

Discourses on "Vigyana Bhairava Tantra"

Year of publication : 1984.03
Publisher : Rajneesh Foundation International
Edition no. : 2
ISBN 0-88050-529-X (click ISBN to buy online)
Number of pages : 367
Hardcover / Paperback / Ebook : P
Edition notes : Second edition March 1984 10,000 copies. Copyright © 1976 Rajneesh Foundation International.
Size : 177.8 x 108 x 18 mm
Author as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
Published by Ma Anand Sheela, D.Litt.M.(RIMU) Acharya
Editor: Ma Prema Veena; Ma Yoga Pratima, D.Phil.M.(RIMU), Arihanta; Sw Krishna Prem, D.Phil.M.(RIMU), Acharya
Design: Sw Govinddas, Sw Prem Deekshant
Direction: Ma Yoga Pratima, D.Phil.M.(RIMU), Arihanta
"The sutras quoted in this book are taken from Centering, Zen flesh, Zen bones (ed. Penguin, 1972 reprint), translated and compiled by Paul Reps."
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 75-36733
Introduction: Sw Premgeet

table of contents

edition 1976
chapter titles
discourses
event location duration media
1 Life Is a Mystery, Not a Problem 25 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 28min audio
2 Enlightenment - the Most Ordinary Phenomenon 26 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 22min audio
3 Neither Mind nor Matter 27 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 35min audio
4 If You Get Serious You Lose the Point 28 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 26min audio
5 You Are Unknown to Yourself 29 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 35min audio
6 Aloneness Is Pain 30 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 25min audio
7 Forget the Periphery 31 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 30min audio
8 Falling in Love with an Enlightened Person 1 Aug 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 18min audio
9 Fear of Transformation 1 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 40min audio
10 The Greater the Sensitivity, the Greater the Detachment 2 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 34min audio
11 The Search for the Rhythm of Opposites 3 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 31min audio
12 Buddha's Inner Orgasm 4 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 33min audio
13 Allowing the Seed to Sprout 5 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 31min audio
14 You Know Too Much Arithmetic 6 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 23min audio
15 Sunyawad - The Philosophy of Emptiness 7 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 39min audio
16 All and Nothing Mean the Same 8 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 26min audio