Zen The Diamond Thunderbolt ~ 12

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event type discourse & meditation
date & time 23 Jul 1988, 19:00
location Gautam the Buddha Auditorium, Pune
language English
audio Available, duration 1h 22min. Quality: good.
Osho leading meditation from 1:12:55.
Live music after the discourse.
online audio
video Available, duration 1h 27min. Quality: inferior (under revision).
online video
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online text find the PDF of this discourse
shorttitle BOLT12
Reader of the sutra: Ma Prem Maneesha. Questions are being read by Osho himself.
After discourse Osho leads No-Mind Meditation.
The sutras
Once, Hakugan said to Yakusan, who was reading a scripture, "You should stop fooling people."
As he rolled up the text, Yakusan asked, "What time of day is it?"
Hakugan replied, "Just noon."
Yakusan then said, "There is still this pattern."
Hakugan responded: "I don't even have nothing," to which Yakusan said, "you are too brilliant."
Hakugan commented, "I am just thus. What about you?"
Yakusan said, "I limp along, ungainly in a hundred ways, clumsy in a thousand; still I go on this way."
On another occasion, Yakusan asked a monk, "Where have you come from?"
"From the southern lake," replied the monk.
"Has the lake overflowed its banks?" asked Yakusan.
"Not yet," answered the monk.
Then Yakusan said, "So much rain and the lake not yet full?"
But the monk was silent.

Question 1
Beloved Osho, "So much rain and the lake is not yet full."
What do we do that we continuously leak, and so lose all that we are given?


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