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Fame, Fortune, and Ambition: What Is the Real Meaning of Success? (Osho Life Essentials)

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“I want you to be rich in every possible way – material, psychological, spiritual. I want you to live the richest life that has ever been lived on the earth.”--Osho

The Osho Life Essentials series focuses on the most important questions in the life of the individual. Each volume contains timeless and always-contemporary investigations and discussions into questions vital to
Paperback, 224 pages
Published April 13th 2010 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 2010)
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May 19, 2015 rahul rated it it was amazing
become choice less...
Shikha rawal
Sep 12, 2016 Shikha rawal rated it it was amazing
With Osho books you can't begin you give your reviews... It's almost always beyond words, incapable of capturing it in just some words.

However, if one word that resonates with this book is "Powerful".

One mantra "Become choiceless. Whatever you have or are going to be given, is given irrespective by the Universe. Don't go for x over y. Be so open and accepting then other possibilities, other 24 paths will open up for you."
Dec 15, 2012 marquie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
To simply chalk up Osho as a spiritual leader would be an understatement. If anything, he enlightens. He rebels. But most importantly, he preaches. But not as most priests do. When it comes to inner peace, and happiness - Osho preaches realism. He doesn't goad you to aim for the stars. If anything, he encourages you to peer into your roots, and embrace it. For it is only then, when you know your essence - who you really are, that you can be happy. It is only then, that the ego disappears and you ...more
Michael Graber
Jan 23, 2012 Michael Graber rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Osho, in his daily discourses which have been turned into books, had the uncanny ability to sift through layers of cultural superstitions, defaults, and outmoded paradigms and bring to light a very pragmatic and profound style for being total alive. This book, as well as all the Essentials, make essential reading for people serious about having deep fun in living.
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Prabhat Sharma
Jun 27, 2011 Prabhat Sharma rated it it was amazing
Shelves: spiritual-osho-s
It covers some of the very Basic & Essential Questions the we deal in our Daily Life.

Osho, very Simply, yet with gr7 Depths; conveys the Message & the Meaning of - what R called as 'In Thing' words like - Fame, Fortune, Ambition, Success, Competition, Race, Performance, Duty, Responsibility... and the list is quiet a long...!

Truly an eye-opener & must read, esp. for the younger generation; who have recently or are yet to venture into the world of CAREERS & CONDITIONINGS, that's
Feb 23, 2012 Carleen rated it it was amazing
"When the gods wnat to punish us, they answer our prayers." - Oscar Wilde

"Sooner or later, you are going to see the futility of the very idea of "more", because the "more" brings nothing but more misery." - OSHO

"Positive thinking is simply the philosophy of hypocrisy." - OSHO
May 01, 2011 Caroline rated it really liked it
As usual, Osho provides an alternative perspective that is helpful and enjoyable to read. I would recommend this to workaholics, anyone job hunting, or if you just feel a bit crazy from work taking over your life. For all of you, this will feel like a huge relief to read.
Jan 17, 2016 Ignacio rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This book was like having a drink with osho and having a deep 8 hour conversation. It was one of those books that rocked my core. All he said. All he saw. All he commented on was the truth. If you are ready you should read this book.
Jakub Kolčář
Apr 14, 2015 Jakub Kolčář rated it it was amazing
I always like Osho. Good fun and food for thought too.
Lud Oliveira
Dec 23, 2015 Lud Oliveira rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
O livro é bom. Em alguns momentos ele vai em alguns extremos que eu acho exagerado, não acho bom. Mas no geral, as ideias dele são muito sensatas, concordo com a maioria.
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Presence> productivity
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One of the most provocative and inspiring spiritual teachers of the twentieth century, Osho defies categorization - reflecting everything from the individual quest for meaning to the most urgent social and political issues facing society today. His books are not written but are transcribed from recordings of extemporaneous talks given over a period of thirty-five years. Osho has been described by ...more
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Osho Life Essentials (8 books)
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  • Destiny, Freedom, and the Soul: What Is the Meaning of Life?
  • Innocence, Knowledge, and Wonder: What Happened to the Sense of Wonder I Felt as a Child?
  • Living on Your Own Terms: What Is Real Rebellion?
  • Moral, Immoral, Amoral: What Is Right and What Is Wrong?
  • Power, Politics, and Change: What can I do to help make the world a better place?
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