Wings of Love and Random Thoughts

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"First link : Self-love
The first link in the chain is self-love. Let us love ourselves. Let this love be unhindered and unconditional. He who cannot love himself is incapable of loving others. In the absence of love it is impossible to go beyond the mundane, the physical, and the temporal. The power of love is the only power in man that is spiritual and unearthly. The steps leading up to the benign presence of the Supreme Soul can be climbed only by holding on to the unearthly link of love." (Osho, Ch. 1.)
translated from
Prem Ke Pankh (प्रेम के पंख) = "Wings of Love"
Naye Sanket (नये संकेत) = the Random Thoughts portion. (224 notes, numbered as 1-165, 167-225)
Translated by T.V. Parameswar Iyer, M.A.
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Later published as part of Osho Books on CD-ROM.
The first part of the book is a discourse called "Wings of Love", the second part is a collection of 224 short texts called "Random Thoughts".
The CD-ROM has the text and headers of the 1979 book-edition, but makes the distinction of 5 chapters: "Wings of Love" as ch.1-2, and "Random Thoughts" as ch.3-5. There seems to be no logical connection with the text in this arrangement.
Later published as part of The Long and the Short and the All (1979), see the discussion there.
Second part later published as Random Thoughts.
The design of the cover of the 1969-edition is shared with The Earthen Lamps (1968), Who Am I (1968) and Seeds of Revolutionary Thought (1969).
time period of Osho's original talks/writings
≤1967 : timeline
number of discourses/chapters
2   (see table of contents)


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Wings of Love and Random Thoughts

Year of publication : 1969
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
ISBN : None
Number of pages : 166
Hardcover / Paperback / Ebook : P
Edition notes : First Edition 1969. © Jivan Jagriti Kendra, 29, Eastern Chamber, 3rd Floor, 128, Poona Street, Bombay-9.
Author as Acharya Rajneesh
Printed in India by Shantilal Jain, Shri Jainendra Press, Bungalow Road, Jawahar Nagar, Delhi-7, and
Published by Sundarlal Jain, Motilal Banarsidass, Bungalow Road, Jawahar Nagar, Delhi-7.
  • Pages VII - VIII.

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    Wings of Love and Random Thoughts

    Year of publication : 1979
    Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
    ISBN 0-89684-031-X (click ISBN to buy online)
    Number of pages : 143
    Hardcover / Paperback / Ebook : P
    Edition notes : Second Revised Edition : Delhi, 1979. © 1979 Rajneesh Foundation, Poona.
    Size : 184 x 126 x 8 mm
    Author as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Printed in India By Shantilal Jain at Shri Jainendra Press, A45, Phase-1, Industrial Area, Naraina, New Delhi-28 and
    Published by Narendra Prakash Jain, for Motilal Banarsidass, Bungalow Road, Jawahar Nagar, Delhi-7.

    table of contents

    edition 1979
    chapter titles
    discourses & writings
    event location duration media
    1 Wings of Love (pages 1 to 48)
      Real Truth is what is experienced as such
      Three Vital Links
      First Link : Self-love
      Self-love versus Self-suppression
      The body not to be shunned
      Avoid Hostility
      Love the mind
      Second Link - Love of others
      Love is not a fetter
      Love - never an impossibility
      Love defies death
      The Third Link
    ≤1967 ** somewhere in India unknown none
    2 Random Thoughts (pages 49 to 143)
      224 numbered sections
    ≤ Oct 1967 unknown unknown none