The words in this book are extracted from talks the enlightened master, Osho, has given to his disciples and to other seekers visiting his commune in Pune, India. It was Osho's suggestion that the reader will find the book of most significance if it is used in the following way - that is, on first waking up; to read the passage designated for each morning before one's mind becomes engaged in the day's activities.
This series of twelve books corresponds to the twelve months. For each day Osho has given morning contemplation and an evening contemplation. “Month One” need not necessarily be the beginning of the calendar year but is the first month you begin to read. These short is inspiring meditations have arranged to be read chronologically rather than randomly, as Osho’s understanding of life is developed through each month. The books have been planned in such a way that each day has a particular theme, and the subject of the morning and evening complement each other.
About the Author:
Osho was born on 11 December 1931, and attained 'enlightenment' at the twenty-one, and went on to complete his academic studies. He spent several years teaching philosophy at the University of Jabalpur. By the late 1960, Osho had begun to develop his unique dynamic meditation techniques. He felt that modern man is so burdened with the archaic traditions of the past as well as the anxieties of modern-day living, that he must go through a deep cleansing process before he can hope to discover the thought-less relaxed state of meditation.
In early 1970s, the West first began to hear of Osho. By 1974, a commune had been established around him in Pune, and the trickle of visitors from the West soon became a flood. Osho left his body on 19 January 1990. His talks have been published in more than six hundred volumes, and translated into over thirty languages.