Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, Second Series

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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.
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Later published as part of Osho Books on CD-ROM.
The original series of 80 discourses were simply called "Vigyan Bhairav Tantra".
For publication as books they were divided up into 5 volumes, called the The Book of the Secrets, Volume 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 (16 discourses each).
This book published together with its sister Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, First Series (40 discourses each). Both volumes are also available as a boxed set, Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, which includes Vigyan Bhairav Tantra 112-Card Deck to represent the 112 meditations.
Later published as a single volume The Book of Secrets.
time period of Osho's original talks/writings
Mar 25, 1973 to Nov 8, 1973 : timeline
number of discourses/chapters
40 (numbered 41-80)   (see table of contents)


editions

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Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, Second Series

The Book of the Secrets. A New Commentary

Year of publication : 1991
Publisher : The Rebel Publishing House, Germany
Edition no. : -
ISBN 3-89338-086-8 (click ISBN to buy online)
Number of pages : 561 (numbered 577 - 1137)
Hardcover / Paperback / Ebook : H
Edition notes : © Friends of Secrets, Cologne, Zurich, Sydney.
Size : 216 x 195 x 44 mm
Editing: Ma Shivam Suvarna, B.A., Ma Nirgun, B.A., M.S.W.
Type setting: Ma Prem Arya
Design: Sw Deva Anugito B.Arch.
Photography: Sw Veet Shastro, Sw Premgit
Production: Ma Punyo, Ma Prem Anugama
Printed by The Rebel Publishing House GmbH, Venloer Strasse 5-7, 5000 Cologne, West Germany, on behalf of Friends of Secrets.
Contains an indexed list of the meditations (see below).

table of contents

edition 1991
chapter titles
discourses
event location duration media
41 Tantric Methods for Awareness and Non-Judgement 25 Mar 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 29min audio
42 Alertness Through Tantra 26 Mar 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 24min audio
43 Finding the Changeless Through the Changing 27 Mar 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 31min audio
44 Secrets of Love and Liberation 28 Mar 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 27min audio
45 Remaining with the Real 29 Mar 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay unknown missing
46 The Tantric Way to Freedom from Desires 30 Mar 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 25min audio
47 Tantric Meditation Using Light 31 Mar 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 31min audio
48 The Potentiality of the Seed 1 Apr 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 20min audio
49 Conscious Doing 22 May 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 32min audio
50 Moving to the Roots 23 May 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 23min audio
51 Coming Back to Existence 24 May 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 32min audio
52 Entering This Moment 27 May 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 29min audio
53 From Death to Deathlessness 28 May 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 28min audio
54 The Fire of Awareness 29 May 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 22min audio
55 Only the Unreal Dissolves 30 May 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 25min audio
56 Discovering Emptiness 31 May 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 20min audio
57 You Are Everywhere 28 Jun 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 33min audio
58 Go Beyond Karma 29 Jun 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 27min audio
59 Watch from the Hill 30 Jun 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 26min audio
60 Liberate Yourself - From Yourself 1 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 24min audio
61 Techniques to Become One with the Whole 2 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 17min audio
62 Right Now Is the Goal 3 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 19min audio
63 Start Creating Yourself 4 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 24min audio
64 Choicelessness Is Bliss 5 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 20min audio
65 Destroy the Limits 25 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 28min audio
66 A Buddha Is a Nobody 26 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 22min audio
67 Go Beyond Mind and Matter 27 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 35min audio
68 Energy Enjoys Itself Playing 28 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 26min audio
69 You Are Unknown to Yourself 29 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 35min audio
70 Suffer the Pain of Aloneness 30 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 25min audio
71 Forget the Periphery 31 Jul 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 30min audio
72 Start Living in Insecurity 1 Aug 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 18min audio
73 Fear of Transformation Goes Deep 1 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 40min audio
74 Sensitivity Is Awareness 2 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 34min audio
75 Seek the Rhythm of Opposites 3 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 31min audio
76 Life Is Sex Energy 4 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 33min audio
77 Become Each Being 5 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 31min audio
78 The Inner Guide 6 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 23min audio
79 The Philosophy of Emptiness 7 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 39min audio
80 All and Nothing Mean the Same 8 Nov 1973 pm Woodlands, Bombay 1h 26min audio

list of the meditations

64 At the beginning of a strong sensation, be aware
65 Do not judge
66 Be aware of that which never changes in you
67 Remember that everything changes
68 Be hope-less
69 Go beyond bondage and freedom
70 Visualize light rays rising up your spine
71 Visualize a spark of light jumping from one chakra to the next
72 Feel the presence of the ever-living existence
73 Become the clarity of the cloudless sky
74 Feel the whole universe in your head
75 Remember yourself as light
76 Dissolve into darkness
77 Bringing out the inner darkness
78 Develop pure attentiveness
79 Focus on fire
80 Imagine the whole world burning
81 Everything converges in your being
82 Feel, don't think
83 Change your focus to the gaps
84 Detach yourself from your body
85 Think of nothing
86 Imagine the unimaginable
87 Feel “I am”
88 Know the knower and the known
89 Include everything in your being
90 Touch your eyes lightly
91 Experience your etheric body
92 Be aware of moments of no-thought
93 Consider the body limitless
94 Feel yourself saturated
95 Concentrate on the breasts, or on the root of the penis
96 Look into unlimited space
97 Fill endless space with your bliss body
98 Feel the peace in your heart
99 Expand in all directions
100 Remain detached
101 Believe that you are all-powerful
102 Imagine spirit within and without
103 Do not fight with desire
104 The limits of perception
105 Realize the oneness of existence
106 Become each being
107 Know only consciousness exists
108 Become your own inner guide
109 Feel your body as empty
110 Be playful in activity
111 Beyond knowing and not-knowing
112 Enter the space within