Zen: The Diamond Thunderbolt

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The "Diamond Thunderbolt" is that experience in which it is as if one is shocked out of one's spiritual sleep and catapulted into the mystery of existence. Through anecdotes and joke-telling, Osho creates a milieu in which that can happen.
notes
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Later published as part of Osho Books on CD-ROM.
Part of the five-volume set The World of Zen
time period of Osho's original talks/writings
Jul 12, 1988 to Jul 24, 1988 : timeline
number of discourses/chapters
13   (see table of contents)


editions

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Zen: The Diamond Thunderbolt

Year of publication : 1988-11
Publisher : The Rebel Publishing House, Germany
ISBN 3-89338-043-4 (click ISBN to buy online)
Number of pages : 269
Hardcover / Paperback / Ebook : H
Edition notes : First edition. Copyright © Neo-Sannyas International.
Size : 192 x 122 x 25 mm
Author as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
Editing by Sw Deva Ashik M.A.(Oxon)
Typing by Ma Anand Nilima, Sw Ashutosh Bharti
Typesetting by Ma Premo B.A.
Design by Sw Shivananda M.F.A.
Photography by Sw Shivananda M.F.A., Sw Samarpan Avikal, Ma Himani
Paintings by Ma Anand Meera (Kasué Hashimoto), B.F.A. (Musashino Art University, Tokio)
Production by Sw Deva Anugito B.Arch., Sw Prem Prabodh
Dedicated to the clouds as the symbol of freedom
In loving gratitude to Bhagwan, Rajneesh Foundation Australia
"Talks given to the Rajneesh International University of Mysticism in Gautama the Buddha Auditorium, Poona, India"
Printing by Mohndruck, Gütersloh, West Germany
Introduction: Sw Deva Ashik M.A.(Oxon)
  • Cover-front & back.

  • Endpaper-front.

  • Pages IV - V.

  • Pages VI - VII.

  • Pages 22 - 23.

  • Pages 268 - 269.

  • Endpaper-back.

  • table of contents

    edition 1988.11
    chapter titles
    discourses
    event location duration media
    1 The Whiskers of the Pebble 12 Jul 1988 pm Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune 1h 43min video
    2 Unfettered at Last 13 Jul 1988 pm Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune 1h 31min video
    3 Osho! 14 Jul 1988 pm Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune 1h 30min video
    4 The Clouds Never Make Any Commotion 15 Jul 1988 pm Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune 1h 15min video
    5 The Great Matter 16 Jul 1988 pm Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune 1h 23min video
    6 The Hidden Road 17 Jul 1988 pm Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune 1h 21min video
    7 Life Is Not a Dictionary 18 Jul 1988 pm Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune 1h 22min video
    8 Let My Name Be Traveler 19 Jul 1988 pm Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune 1h 33min video
    9 The Man of Experience
    Forgets the Desire to Condemn
    20 Jul 1988 pm Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune 1h 18min video
    10 The Whole Existence Waits
    for the Right Moment
    21 Jul 1988 pm Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune 1h 45min video
    11 Not Looking, It Becomes Clear 22 Jul 1988 pm Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune 1h 34min video
    12 Wanderers in the Sky of Freedom 23 Jul 1988 pm Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune 1h 22min video
    13 Today the Bird Opens Its Wings 24 Jul 1988 pm Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune 1h 51min video