Laughter relaxes. And relaxation is spiritual.
The world is not a problem; the problem is your unawareness
If there is pain, use it as an awareness, as meditation, as a sharpening of the soul. And when pleasure is there, use it as a droning, as a forgetfulness. Both are ways to reach God. One is to remember yourself totally, and one is to forget yourself totally.
Mind is really a tape recorder. But it is not continuously on, not twenty-four hours on. When needed, the witness, the man of meditation, the man of awareness, is capable of putting the mind on or off. He puts it on when there is some need....
From now on, do whatsoever you want, but do it with awareness. Easy and natural are the keys. Don't repress anything, be your own self.
Pleasure is a sort of oblivion, a forgetfulness. Pain is remembrance, you cannot forget pain.
When sadness comes, just sit by the side and look at it and say, I am the watcher, I am not sadness, and see the difference. Immediately you have cut the very root of sadness. It is no more nourished. It will die of starvation. We feed these emotions by being identified with them.
I am here to seduce you into a love of life; to help you to become a little more poetic; to help you die to the mundane and to the ordinary so that the extraordinary explodes in your life.