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Intuition: Knowing Beyond Logic (Osho Insights for a new way of living )

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Intuition deals with the difference between the intellectual, logical mind and the more encompassing realm of spirit. Logic is how the mind knows reality, intuition is how the spirit experiences reality. Osho's discussion of these matters is wonderfully lucid, occasionally funny, and thoroughly engrossing.

All people have a natural capacity for intuition, but often social c
Paperback, 208 pages
Published December 14th 2001 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 2001)
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Glenn Russell
Nov 18, 2015 Glenn Russell rated it it was amazing

Osho is fantastic. At the moment I'm listening and committing to memory a number of string quartets, a most rewarding and energizing experience. What is required in doing this is not reason or logic but intuition, which reminded me of this inspirational book by Osho. I started to reread and couldn't stop. I wanted to share a few of my reflections.

“To know means to be silent, utterly silent, so you can hear the still, small voice within. To know means to drop the mind. When you are absolutely sti
Alka Arya
Apr 18, 2013 Alka Arya rated it really liked it
Intelligence is the inborn capacity to see, to perceive. Every child is born intelligent, then made stupid by the society. We educate him in stupidity, and sooner or later he graduates in stupidity.
mai ahmd
Dec 24, 2011 mai ahmd rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: فلسفة
لا أعرف ماذا ممكن أن يقال عن كتب أوشو .أوشو يأخذك لمنطقة عليا بعيدا عن حدود التفكير يدور بك في أفلاك عدة يروي القصص ليريك أمورا فيها قد لا تخطر لك على البال . إن كنتُ أرغب يوما ما بإعادة قراءة كتب مؤلف ما فبتأكيد سيكون أوشو على رأس القائمة
في كتابه الحدس يعلمك أوشو كيف تثق بحدسك أن تؤمن به ذلك الوميض الذي يأتي من المجهول فرصة قد تضيع حين نقلب التفكير

يقول أوشو : كن حدسيا وحسب !

كتاب روحاني عميق وجميل جدا
Mar 23, 2010 Alefia rated it it was amazing
When I picked this book, I must admit I was quite skeptical as to what influence will it have on me. And for me a good book is not what I read, it is a book which reads me. I was in complete awe after finishing it. This book definitely makes you break free the shackles of the rigid mindset that keeps your life grounded in the complexities of everyday living. You never get to lift your feet from the ground realities; fly with the wings of your imagination is pure fiction. Osho just dissolves thos ...more
Adrienne S.
Apr 24, 2014 Adrienne S. rated it it was amazing
WOW! Super amazing. If you ever wondering why your logical brain can't figure out intuition, this book will tell you why!!! Your rational mind can not accept or understand anything that exists above it. In other words, your intuition is above your intellect. Bottom line: so don't cling to what you know logically, cause what you don't know (intuition) is stronger than what you do!!
Sach Singh
Nov 11, 2012 Sach Singh rated it it was amazing
Osho... True to form :)

Like many of Osho's books, this one is about what the title concludes, and yet also... not (or at least not in the way some readers might be expecting). He sometimes makes creative leaps into seemingly-unrelated content, but it always comes together for me at some point when I can see the bigger picture he is pointing to. There is a lot more to this book than most books on intuition, and yet this book is tiny! If you're looking for one of those quick "psychic development"
Atul Sabnis
Jun 29, 2009 Atul Sabnis rated it really liked it
Recommended to Atul by: Sunil
It was the most innocent pick-up of the year, I think. When I picked up Intuition: Knowing Beyond Logic, by Osho, you could say, it was intuitive.

I am amused and smiling as I write the review. One of the resonating themes of the books is to let go of the shackles of the belief system(s) that you have adorned, imbibed and ingrained over the years. Whatever these may be - religious, spiritual, social or political.

Osho says in a section of the book - to be in the moment and not necessarily agree or
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الفكر هو وظيفة الرأس والغريزة هي وظيفة الجسد ، والحدس هو وظيفة القلب
وخلف أولئك الثلاثة هناك الكائن الذي يعمل فقط كشاهد

الرأس يفكر فقط لذلك لايتوصل الى اية خلاصة
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Judy Phin
Jul 16, 2014 Judy Phin rated it it was amazing
Listening and following your Intuition is something that is never taught in schools or anywhere really... this book opens up the idea of your putting trust in your inner guide. Very interesting read!
Cassandra Stroehmer
Jul 14, 2012 Cassandra Stroehmer rated it it was amazing

One of my favorite books of all time. Simple, honest, profound... Life changing.
Tony Kaldas
Jan 29, 2013 Tony Kaldas rated it it was amazing
Osho as usual is a person who always gives you the truth in your face!
Dan S.
Jan 02, 2011 Dan S. rated it it was amazing
One of the best books I've ever read. It helped me tremendously with my life and outlook. Osho can be provocative and downright confrontational in a lot of his writing but I found intuition very affirming and helpful. Trusting oneself is a lifelong quest that should be pursued.
Rasha Alnajim
Sep 24, 2014 Rasha Alnajim rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
من الضروري أن نقرأ كتابًا سيئًا في العام .
Apr 24, 2013 Suzy rated it it was amazing
Reviewing this book will never do it justice.
Lucas Lundin
Sep 06, 2016 Lucas Lundin rated it it was amazing
There are few "spiritual", "mystic", meditational books that I can read page to page and agree with everything being said- I mean that's rare in any book. Osho does a great job of seperating "fact from fiction" and the overbearing traditions from long practiced meditations. Taught me great insight on the silent side the of the mind.
Sooraj Raju
Aug 14, 2008 Sooraj Raju rated it it was amazing
I had always believed in intuition. But was always in an imbalance with the inner voice and the sense of reasoning. Osho has given me enough insight to be comfortable with my intuitions and to follow it in life as you follow your instincts.
Munkhbayar Baatarkhuu
Feb 15, 2012 Munkhbayar Baatarkhuu rated it it was amazing
This was dastantik. Here goes the pringes on the courtling poreas, and the beauty of the morning peackot surbounds mene heart. No destination, but direction. There is nothing higher than human consciousness and nothing more beautiful than this life. Oh deur per mene sanchitos! Laphrim.
Jan 18, 2014 Elbe rated it it was amazing
In a way very encouraging book... so all that I knew as a child was true, so all that my mother taught me was true... it just went a bit amiss, when the society finally hit in. And good... that I've diced already few years ago to follow my heart again... :)
Sittaraman Gunasegaran
Sep 11, 2014 Sittaraman Gunasegaran rated it really liked it
I think this book would be confusing for the starters .. it will be a good book for seekers !
It is a treat and definitely confuse you !
Shaima Kutbi
الغريب في كتب أوشو المليانة كلام فاضي الا ان في الكلام شي يشدني اقرأها وبين الكلام الدش ألاقي كلام مفيد وحكمة
Jaspreet Kaur
Jun 30, 2014 Jaspreet Kaur rated it it was amazing
The best. Only Osho could have explained it this well. A must read. :)
They say there is a right time for every book to be read. Mine came a few days ago.
Maryam AL_Oraij
ما بين الجسد و الغريزة و الفكر تبحر مع أوشو بمسائل عميقة جدا ظلمت بالترجمة سيئة للأسف ، ربما يحضى بتقييم افضل بترجمة أخرى !!
Chinmay K
Sep 24, 2015 Chinmay K rated it it was amazing
Superb explaination on the 3 layers of consciousness humans possess. Body, mind and spirit.
Nov 30, 2015 Monoshita rated it did not like it
It was a waste of time. #sorrynotsorry
Mar 17, 2013 Lemo rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
لا يحتوي إلا القليل من الأفكار المفيدة وبيحاول يقنع القارء بالمادة هاد كتاب ماركسي بامتياز
Karthick Rajan R
Oct 22, 2011 Karthick Rajan R rated it it was amazing
Really nice book to show "What is Intelligence, Intuition, Instinct and intellect was ?"
Sujata Sahni
soho characterises the new human being as "Zorba the Buddha", capable of enjoying both the earthly pleasures of Zorba the Greek and the silent serenity of Gautama Buddha. According to reason, there are two realms of existence, the known and the unknown. Instinct is what belongs to the animal past, intellect is human, it is our present. Intuition on the other hand opens its doors through meditation. Instinct does not hear, it is deaf. Intellect will hear and philosophize. Intuition is a seer, it ...more
Andreea Loredana
Feb 13, 2015 Andreea Loredana rated it it was amazing
” 2. Condiționarea ... Bărbatul a fost învățat să nu plângă; lacrimile nu sunt ceva bărbătesc, așa că bărbații nu plâng. Ce prostie mai e și asta? Uneori plânsul are un uriaș efect terapeutic, el despovărează, deci e o necesitate. Dar bărbatul continuă să seîmpovăreze din cauză că nu poate să plângă, din cauză că plânsul e ”nebărbătesc”. Iar femeia a fost învățată să plângă, plânsul e perfect femeiesc, așa că ea plânge chiar și când nu e nevoie. Ăsta e doar un sistem de credință, și e folosit ca ...more
Diane Boukhalil
Mar 08, 2016 Diane Boukhalil rated it it was amazing
This book influenced me so much, osho analyzed different perspectives and explained what the mind heart and soul really is and how society has a huge impact on people's life neglecting the soul and heart and reading this book will teach you things school will never teach.

I was so amused reading this book because he explained different perspectives that I mostly agree with, that your rational mind can not figure out intuition. People nowadays in society are so caught up with the wrong things and
Obed M. Parlapiano
Osho for me is a master. Maybe the only one that has influenced my life so much throughout the years.

The last time I read one of Osho's books was... several years ago, maybe too many years ago. But since then, I forgot a lot of the wisdom he professed, a lot of the higher understanding of life and spirituality.

I certainly grew out of many things I tried so hard to become used to.

Letting my heart and mind be equals, instead of my mind being an absolute dominator in the relationship. Almost abusi
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“Intellect is not going to be your home. It is a small instrument, to be used only for passing from instinct to intuition. So only the person who uses his intellect to go beyond it can be called intelligent. Intuition is existential. Instinct is natural. Intellect is just groping in the dark. The faster you move beyond intellect, the better; intellect can be a barrier to those who think nothing is beyond it. Intellect can be a beautiful passage for those who understand that there is certainly something beyond it.” 5 likes
“The world of politics is basically of the instinctive level. It belongs to the law of the jungle: might is right. And the people who get interested in politics are the most mediocre. Politics needs no other qualifications except one—that is, a deep feeling of inferiority.” 4 likes
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