THE ULTIMATE ALCHEMY. Volume 1 (One). Discourses On The Atma Pooja Upanishad. Compilation~Ma Satya ... THE ULTIMATE ALCHEMY. Volume 1 (One). Discourses On The Atma Pooja Upanishad. Compilation~Ma Satya ... THE ULTIMATE ALCHEMY. Volume 1 (One). Discourses On The Atma Pooja Upanishad. Compilation~Ma Satya ...

THE ULTIMATE ALCHEMY. Volume 1 (One). Discourses On The Atma Pooja Upanishad. Compilation~Ma Satya Bhartri. Editing~ Ma Ananda Prem & Ma Yoga Anurag.

Rajneesh, Bhagwan Shree

Published by Poona, India. August 1976. Rajneesh Foundation., 1976
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tan & yellow decorative silk cloth hardbound 8vo. ~ 8º. dustwrapper in protective plastic book jacket cover. fine cond. binding square & tight. covers clean. edges clean. contents free of all markings. dustwrapper in fine cond. not worn or torn or price clipped. nice clean copy. no library markings, store stamps, stickers, bookplates, no names, inking , underlining, remainder markings etc ~ Second Edition~ Revised . first printing (nap). decorative endpapers. sanskrit text & english translation of Atma Pooja Upanishad (one page long) with commentary . 422p. full page color glossy photo portrait of Rajneesh. several sepiatone portraits of Rajneesh. list of centers. book list. religion. philosophy. psychology. hinduism. ancient literature. theology. meditation. zen. tantra. yoga. sufism. ~ "Only sometimes, rarely does it happen that a person is both a gyani and a bhakta both on the path of knowledge and on the path of love. Centuries and centuries pass, and only then does someone happen to be both, but then his language will become more difficult for you to understand. A bhakta cannot understand the language of a gyani; a gyani cannot understand the language of a bhakta ~ but if a person is both, masses will not understand him at all. In itself, each language is difficult ~ and when the language of the path of knowledge and the language of love become one, it becomes impossible to understand him because he will continuously appear to contradict himself and you will simply be confused. What does he mean? This is rare, and whenever it happens, that man is misunderstood completely. This Upanishad belongs to such a man who is both." Bhagwan is also such a man who is both ~ a lover and a knower, and so much more besides. "The very name of this Upanishad is 'Atma Pooja ~ Worship of the Self'. It is absurd! Worship of yourself? Worship is always of someone else! But here you are the worshipped. Worship loses all meaning, and he is continuously speaking in paradoxes. He is mixing two different realms." Bhagwan himself is also a great mixer and this volume is well~named The Ultimate Alchemy in that it is a verbal manifestation of Bhagwan's alchemical process. "This Upanishad was neglected; no one has commented upon it. It is one of the most neglected Upanishads and one of the most beautiful. To comment on it is difficult because commentators are, again, of two types ~ those who believe in the path of knowledge and the followers of the path of love. So this rishi of the 'Atma Pooja Upanishad' really belongs to no camp. And because of this, this Upanishad has remained neglected, uncommented upon." Bhagwan Shree also belongs to no camp ~ or to all~ Zen, Tantra, Yoga, Sufism etc. To say something about him is to divide, and he is one, always. So he is perhaps the first person to comment upon this Upanishad in such a wav that one can feel the unitive sense beyond the apparent contradictions, and dissolve into the oneness of being beyond the dualities of mind. Bookseller Inventory # 9171202

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Title: THE ULTIMATE ALCHEMY. Volume 1 (One). ...

Publisher: Poona, India. August 1976. Rajneesh Foundation.

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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