In Hindu mythology, Shiva represents death/destruction in a trinity of Creation (Brahma), & Sustenance (Vishnu). It is a 5000-year-old Sutras of Secret Cards (Techniques).
Death, love, & meditation; they all occur in the present. So if you are afraid of death, you cannot love. If you are afraid of love, you cannot meditate. If you are afraid of meditation, your life will be useless. In the sense that you will never be able to feel any bliss. They are similar experiences. If you can enter in 1, you enter in the 2. Shiva, Brahma & Vishnu all are manifestations of the Original Source. Shiva is the most human. Brahma has done his work of creation but his services maybe needed again. Vishnu takes care of the everyday cause & effects.
Shiva longs for a reunion with his original source. Shiva’s sutras are a map that shows how to find the way. These Secret Cards are an outline on Shiva’s 5000-year-old Vigyan Bhairav in 112 Tantric Techniques. Tantra translated, “techniques for going beyond consciousness.” It means simply technique, which today is associated with sex, but of all the techniques only 6 are directly concerned with the sexual act. The point of tantra is to use countless situations & encounters in the ordinary life of human beings, as doorways to the experience of meditation.
These sutras of Shiva are the oldest, most ancient techniques, but also the latest because nothing can be added to them. They have taken in all the possibilities & ways of cleaning & transcending the mind into no mind. Not a single method could be added to Shiva’s 112 methods. The methods seem eternal because they are so fresh & scientific formulae to be used & experimented in the laboratory of your inner space through meditation.
Just play with the cards until something fits you & go deep into it with all your energy & mind. While you are playing your mind is more open so just play. These methods are simple; so take one method that connects with you & play with it for at least 3 days (Read it several times a day). If it gives you a certain feeling that this is for you, then be serious about it & forget the others. Stick to it for at least 3 months. If the technique is not for you, then nothing happens. If it fits you, immediately you are a different person (1st Indication). So if you begin to feel strange, know that something is happening. If you remain the same nothing happens.
If it fits, immediately you are transformed into a different person. You will look at the world in a different way. All that creates tensions or conflicts starts dropping. Everything is disturbed. Then suddenly there is a jerk & gravity becomes meaningless. You will walk, sit & eat in a different way. Everything will be different. Everywhere you will feel a gap & that your ability is reduced. You are an outsider but you have to pass through this period before you become attuned. You have changed, not the world, so you will not fit. When the technique fits you, you will not fit into the world.
The commentary & explanation of each technique is taken from Osho’s recordings of extemporaneous talks given in the late 1960s to create the conditions for individual Enlightenment (a Buddha) through inner transformation of the mind.
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