“If all over the world the woman is allowed the freedom to grow to her potential, there will be many, many women enlightened; many, many women mystics, poets, painters. And will enhance not only the woman’s part of the world – because the world is one – they will enhance the whole world”. Osho.
Picture by Gio Kadagishvili (above)
Social media is flooded with #MeToo, the call sign of a movement to encourage survivors of sexual assault and abuse to speak up. The campaign was founded ten years ago, but has taken off now to expose the magnitude of the issue, and is provoking society to take steps to stop it. Yet the oppression of women has been happening since the discovery of paternity and the origin of private property. While the feminist movement has made great strides in addressing the patriarchal mindset, and this hashtag is bringing assault and abuse out into the open, Osho’s vision is far clearer…
“Man has ruled over women for millennia. He has been given every opportunity and chance and woman has been repressed continuously, has been crippled. She has not been allowed to compete with man shoulder to shoulder in life. That’s why we don’t know how many Gautama Buddhas on the women’s side did not get the opportunity to blossom. We don’t know how many Albert Einsteins have simply been denied any possibility for growth.” Osho, Sat Chit Anand – Truth Consciousness Bliss, Talk #26
Keep reading the article on osho.com – Osho on Women