For Busy People
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Relax the Breathing
Whenever you find time, just for a few minutes relax the breathing system, nothing else -- there is no need to relax the whole body. Sitting in the train or plane, or in the car, nobody will become aware that you are doing something. Just relax the breathing system. Let it be as when it is functioning naturally. Then close your eyes and watch the breathing going in, coming out, going in....
Don't concentrate! If you concentrate, you create trouble, because then everything becomes a disturbance. If you try to concentrate sitting in the car, then the noise of the car becomes a disturbance, the person sitting beside you becomes a disturbance.
Meditation is not concentration. It is simple awareness. You simply relax and watch the breathing. In that watching, nothing is excluded. The car is humming--perfectly okay, accept it. The traffic is passing--that's okay, part of life. The fellow passenger snoring by your side, accept it. Nothing is rejected.
Osho -- Unpublished talks
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