The Gateless Gate

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Beloved Bhakti,
Love.
Be in the crowd as if you are alone.
And vice versa.
Receive a guest with the same attitude you have when alone. And, when alone, maintain the same attitude you have in receiving guests
In this way, the drop drops in the Ocean.
(Osho, letter 7)
translated from
Probably all original English, see discussion.
notes
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"A collection of thirty immortal letters written by Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh to different seekers all over the world."
Letters have 1 to 2 pages in the booklet, with date and addressee.
Later published as part of A Cup of Tea.
For the publishing history of each letter, addressees and other info, see A Cup of Tea (sources).
time period of Osho's original talks/writings
Aug 17, 1970 to May 16, 1971 : timeline
number of discourses/chapters
30   (see table of contents)


editions

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The Gateless Gate

(Collection of Thirty immortal Letters)

Year of publication : 1971
Publisher : A Life Awakening Movement Publication
Edition no. : 1
ISBN None
Number of pages : 47
Hardcover / Paperback / Ebook : P
Edition notes : First edition: 5000, May 1971. Copyright: Jeevan Jagruti Kendra, Bombay - India.
Size : 212 x 141 x 3 mm
Author as Acharya Rajneesh
Publisher: Ishvarlal N. Shah, Secretary, Jeevan Jagruti Kendra (Life Awakening Movement).
31, Israil Mohalla, Bhagwan Bhuvan, Masjid Bunder Road, Bombay-9
53, Empire Building, 146, Dr. D.N. Road, Bombay-1
Printed by: Jayesh Sangani, Empire Printery, 189, L.J. Road, Bombay-16. DD.
Compilation and editing: Sw Yoga Chinmaya
Introduction: Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh: A Glimpse by Sw Yoga Chinmaya
  • Page III.

  • Page 4.

  • Page 14 - 15.

  • table of contents

    edition 1971.05**
    chapter titles
    letters
    event location addressee
    1 Just Be Aware and Await 17 Aug 1970 unknown Ma Yoga Bhakti, New York
    2 Let Meditation Be Thy Very Existence 25 Oct 1970 unknown Ma Saraswati, Paris
    3 Let the Meditation Ripen You 25 Oct 1970 unknown Dr. Jean Georges Henrotte, Paris
    4 Say Wholeheartedly: 'Thy Will be Done' 27 Oct 1970 unknown Ma Yoga Bhakti, New York
    5 The Call from Beyond Has Come 27 Nov 1970 unknown Ma Ananda Prema, New York
    6 Freedom from Becoming 7 Jan 1971 unknown Shree Dharmendra Tukaram Dhokhe, Poona, India
    7 In This Way, the Ocean Drops into the Drop 15 Jan 1971 unknown Ma Yoga Bhakti, New York
    8 Be Open, and Let Things Happen 16 Jan 1971 unknown Ma Yoga Bhakti, New York
    9 Carefulness for Spiritual Crisis 27 Jan 1971 unknown Ma Atmananda, New York
    10 Ecstacy and Bliss of Living Moment to Moment 27 Jan 1971 unknown Docteur C. Guinebert, Paris
    11 Spiritual Sleep and Constant Awareness 28 Jan 1971 unknown Ma Ananda Prema, New York
    12 Meditation Is Encountering Yourself in Total Nakedness 25 Feb 1971 unknown Ma Yoga Bhakti, New York
    13 Divineness and Beauty of Being No-Body 14 Apr 1971 unknown Swami Krishna Christ, New York
    14 Dance in Ecstasy to Welcome the Divine Happening 16 Apr 1971 unknown Ma Yoga Tao, North Carolina, U.S.A.
    15 Surrender Happens 16 Apr 1971 unknown Ma Yoga Tao, North Carolina, U.S.A.
    16 Life Is Playful and Festive 16 Apr 1971 unknown Ma Yoga Mukta, New York
    17 Ego -- the Creator of All the Agonies 16 Apr 1971 unknown Ma Yoga Bhakti, New York
    18 Transcendence of Death 17 Apr 1971 unknown Mrs. Kusum, Ludhiana, India
    19 Jump into the Unknown 17 Apr 1971 unknown Ma Yoga Bhakti, New York
    20 The Way to Ecstacy on and Divine Intoxication 18 Apr 1971 unknown Ma Yoga Bhakti, New York
    21 Opening of the Locked Doors of the Past Lives 19 Apr 1971 unknown Ma Yoga Mukta, New York
    22 I Am the Gate -- the Emptiness 19 Apr 1971 unknown Ma Yoga Bhakti, New York
    23 Go on Discarding -- Until the Nothingness 19 Apr 1971 unknown Ma Krishna Karuna, Bombay
    24 Be Free of the Mind - Prison 26 Apr 1971 unknown Mr. Michael Graham, London
    25 I Knock Your Door 14 May 1971 unknown Ma Dhyana Siddhi, New York
    26 Transcendence of Death Through Acceptance 15 May 1971 unknown Ma Dhyana Siddhi, New York
    27 Kneeling down of the Ego 15 May 1971 unknown Ma Dhyana Siddhi, New York
    28 Meditation of Conscious Dreaming 16 May 1971 unknown Ma Dhyana Siddhi, New York
    29 Authentic Being -- Through Meditation 19 Apr 1971 unknown Ma Dhyana Siddhi, New York
    30 The Gateless Gate 25 Apr 1971 unknown Shree Inderraj Anand, Bombay
    ** The book has no table of contents. Titles are those above the chapters.