( A collection of thirty immortal letters written by Osho to Ma Yoga Bhakti, NY, U.S.A.)
Letter: 13/Mutation is Explosion

        beloved bhakti,
Love. When I say mutation--I do not mean simply
    Change is from the known to the known.
    A sinner becomes a saint--then it is a change and not
    You can practice change--but you cannot practice mutation.
    Because only the known can be practiced.
    And then any change is going to be only a modified past.
    Because the past will be continuous in it.
    And the past also will be the master of it.
    Because it is cultivated by the past.
    In other words, change is from This to That.
    It is a movement in the known.
    But mutation is explosion.
    I rom this to nothingness.
    From here to nowhere.
    You cannot practice it.
    On the contrary, you are the only hindrance.
    So what is to be done?
    Really nothing can be done.
    Be aware of this helplessness.
    And, remain in this helplessness.
    Do not do anything.
    Because any doing will be escaping from this fact of
    Do not move at all.
    And, then, there is explosion.
    And, then, there is mutation.

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