• Accepting Myself the Way I Am

  • Learning to Go Your Own Way
  • By: OSHO
  • Narrated by: OSHO
  • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
  • Speech
  • Release date: 11-23-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: OSHO International
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (37 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

We have lost touch with who we are and how we want to live. It started at birth. From birth we are molded according to the beliefs and ideals of others, and our own potential is ignored. It needs immense courage to go your own way, leaving the crowd behind. The moment you do it you are taking responsibility for your life in your own hands. Osho reminds us that it is a step worth taking.

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Wanted an Eastern perspective, got blasphemy.

Would you try another book from OSHO and/or OSHO?

Absolutely not. The first 20 minutes of this was well enough to realize what this guy says is a crock and will only negatively impact me.

What could OSHO have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

He was a radical spiritualist who had his own unique perspective but in my opinion, to say "your family and community leaders are your biggest enemies to emotional growth" and discredit Jesus and Buddah as hindrances to personal growth was so painful to hear in a fragile emotional state. I came looking for strength and found disparaging remarks about loved ones and lost hope.

Have you listened to any of OSHO’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I purchased the one about how to cope with being lonely but was as equally unimpressed by his words in the first 30 minutes or so.

What character would you cut from Accepting Myself the Way I Am?

Cold. Condemning. Sacrilegious.

Any additional comments?

"You have a choice to either be your authentic self and be shunned by society or be who they want you to be and be miserable forever." That UNTRUE phrase stuck in my head for a week like a bad head cold and initiated a LOT of depression and self doubt. There is nothing about this book that will make you accept who you are, but rather a path to following who I believe is a bad man.

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Rape joke?!!!

There are jokes I never would have expected in a book like this. One was about nuns being raped; others were about sex. They ruined the whole presentation. Won't be buying any more Osho.

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Liberation!!!!

The talks by Osho are the searing pointers toward the wind of liberation!!! Try to grab it and you will miss. Relax and imbibe these sounds of silent burning and you will emerge from their fires a free space of emptiness!!! Whoosh!!!

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  • Mikey
  • 06-27-16

Spiritual genius

I believe Osho is correct when he says that his teachings are for people who are educated. I can understand why, because the concepts in his teachings are tantamount to genius.

Even his soft voice is enough to put you in a more spiritual and truthful state of being. I will be listening to Osho a lot more!

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  • Sharm Siva
  • 09-12-17

Eye opening

To call Osho's work enlightening would probably be something that he wouldn't be too excited about. Because that's Osho. Very practical. Being compared to the best or even being termed the best is not what life is about. It's about just being. And in him just being, his words have opened my eyes to so many life concepts that have been extremely helpful in my growth as a human being. My journey of life has been enriched through knowing Osho's work. A definite experience for those who are ready.