Perhaps he is around here among my Sannyasins.
And poor Sannyasins, just playing cards, they are condemned.
He replied,"Anything you like; we Sannyasins have no tastes.".
Mahavir had forty thousand Sannyasins- thirty thousand were women.
I have taken from the Sannyasins everything that makes them distinct.
My Sannyasins are not my followers, they are my friends- lovers but not followers.
There were, by now, many new Sannyasins from Europe who had never seen Osho.
We are so many Sannyasins wandering about, and teaching people metaphysics- it is all madness.
We are about fifty Sannyasins now, who are allowed to sit behind Him on the podium.
News of Osho's arrival is kept secret for His security and
only eight to ten Sannyasins know.
I teach you to be Sannyasins- and not my Sannyasins. It is your sannyas,
it is your investigation into truth.”.
I do not force them to give up their shops,
because I have seen that such Sannyasins turn the temple into a shop.
Some Sannyasins were to only remember the negative aspects,
and their joyful moments, which I had seen on their faces, were to become faded dreams.
One of the friends tells Osho,“A day will come when there will be all Sannyasins listening to you in the auditorium,
then only the few non-Sannyasins will sit on the podium with you.”.
In India I told Sannyasins not to come to Kulu Manali because we wanted to purchase land
and houses in Kulu Manali, and if thousands of Sannyasins had started coming, immediately the orthodox, the old-fashioned people, would have started freaking out.