( A collection of thirty immortal letters written by Osho to Ma Yoga Bhakti, NY, U.S.A.)

Letter: 26/Mind is Ego-Centric

        beloved bhakti,

    Love. The mind always thinks in terms of the self.
    It is ego-centric.
    During the French revolution a man from Paris stopped at
a village and was asked by a friend what was happening.
    "They are cutting off heads by thousands," said the visitor.
    "How terrible!" cried the villager. "That could ruin my
hat business!"
    But this is the way of the mind.
    And because of this it is never in tune with the cosmos.
    So how can it know LIFE?
    It cannot know it, because it cannot be one with it.
    Really with the mind there is no knowing--but only
superficial aquaintance.
    The intimate and deep knowing comes only with
    And meditation is dissolving mind into NO-MIND.

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