When I feel that you have released your madness and your energy is moving, suddenly I will say, "Stop!" Then you have to stop completely, as you are.
Then don't move, don't do anything.
If your hand is raised, if you are in a dancing posture or you are jumping when you hear me calling you to stop, stop then and there. The moment you hear me, feel as if you are no more...as if you have become just a stone, a statue.... Don't move, don't cry. No noise, no movement. Suddenly it is to be as if everyone has become dead. Even if you fall... If you are standing and your posture is such that you cannot remain that way, don't make any adjustments with your body; just let the body fall. But don't help it to fall.
Don't make any adjustments; don't change your body in any way.
It is very essential that this stopping be deeply understood, because you can deceive yourself. If your posture is awkward, if you feel it is troublesome, inconvenient, your mind can deceive you. Because I am not there to see it, you think that you can change your posture a little and be comfortable. Then, you have missed the point. Don't do anything. The moment I say, "Stop!" stop all movements.
What will happen?
In this sudden stop, you will be thrown to the center.
Just a moment before, you were moving like a cyclone, in mad activity. Suddenly I say, "Stop!" Everything stops. You are thrown to the center; you become the observer. But you must stop immediately. If you do anything at all, you will miss the moment.
For ten minutes you are to remain in this stone-like state. These ten minutes will be a new experience. You will enter a new space within; something that is beyond you; you have never known it, and even a glimpse of it will fill you with bliss. For these ten minutes – in this stone-like, dead state – you will be really alive for the first time.
You will become an observer, a witness of your own body.
This witnessing is meditation. In this witnessing you will feel light filling you, bliss entering you and a divine presence everywhere: all around...within, without. But you are just to be a witness of everything – of the light, of bliss, of divine presence – just a witness.
Osho: "The New Alchemy: To Turn You On"
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