DIGNITY VS. EGO
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THIS SUNDAY: APR 28
"This moment has to become your prayer, your love, your life, your death, your everything"-Osho
Time: 9: 15 AM - 12:30 PM
Each breath can be a life transforming phenomenon if we learn the knack of it. This meditation workshop will lead you into the journey of heart, love and awareness.
New Participants must come at 9:15 AM to get the introduction.
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM: Introduction to the beginners & Osho Video for the regular members.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Dynamic or Kundalini or No Mind Meditation.
11: 00AM - 11:20 AM: Break.
11:20 AM – 12:20 PM: Breath of love-Meditation.
12:20 PM – 12:30 PM: Sharing & Closing.
We are a donations based group, no one will ask you for the payment. Please contribute any amount between $10-$20 in the box at front.
You can also choose to become to monthly member at $55/month.
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This is a great opportunity to explore true dimensions in life, the reason we are born for, to know ourselves, in the guidance and energy of beloved Bodhisattva Swami Arun.
Swami Arun is worldwide popular disciple of Osho and contributing to transforming lives, helping people find abundance and joy in life. It’s an opportunity not to miss.
Swami Arun is an early and beloved disciple of Osho. He has been conducting Osho Meditation Camps for 35 years. In 1990 he founded Osho Tapoban, a large flourishing Osho Commune in Nepal. For more info. visit www.tapoban.com.
In 1986, Osho appointed Swami Arun Director of Meditation and Spiritual Growth of the Rajneesh Mystery School. Swami Arun now travels to America, Canada, Italy, Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine and India, leading meditation camps. In these meditation camps he has initiated more than 65,000 sannyasins from 30 different countries. Swami Arun travels the world, sharing the bliss of meditation and the blessings of Osho.
To experience a retreat with Swami Arun is a precious gift you give yourself. The deep values and benefits received will last all your life. Many people travel to Nepal and India for this kind of energy and transformation.
There will be an opportunity to take Sannyas for those who are interested.
We look forward to sharing this beautiful time together & invite you to come, join this caravan of meditation, love, laughter, and celebration!
Space is limited. When the retreat is full, names will be accepted for the waiting list.
FRI JUL 26
10 AM - 6 PM: A day of Meditation with Swami Anand Arun
07:00 PM - 9:00 PM -MUSIC AND CELEBRATION
SAT JUL 27
08:00 AM - 9:00 PM- Meditations, Joy, Laughter and Sannays Celebration with Swami Anand Arun, We will start with Dynamic Meditation at 8 AM
SUN JUL 28
08:00 AM - 6:00 PM-Prayerful Heart - with Swami Anand Arun, We will start with Dynamic Meditation at 8 AM
Single- $200/person including meals
Couple- $350/Couple including meals -*Married or a boyfriend and girlfriend living together are good example. Two friends coming to the retreat cannot be treated as couple.
Local Participants: Book before May 30 and get 10% discount
Out of town participants who are taking flight to come to retreat: $150 per person including meals(Other discounts cannot be combined)
Click here to pay-(This will take you to our website - scroll down to find the pay button).Make Sure to check accommodation details below before booking.
(To help keeping group energy intact, we are not offering partial participation this time, everyone is encouraged to stay for the whole program, We will allow two days participation (Sat and Sun) but one must pay the full cost.
* Vegetarian Meals will be provided that may include egg and dairy.
*Please arrange your own food if you have special dietary needs.
*Pictures or Videos will be taken, please let the organizer know in an e-mail at [address removed] or at arrival if you wish not to be included.
Hidden Cove Park on Lake Lewisville
20400 Hackberry Creek Park Rd.
The Colony, TX 75034
Option 1- Bring your sleeping bag, pillow, blanket and toiletries and sleep in the meditation hall at the lake, There are men and women shower outside the hall- FREE
Option 2-Shared Accommodation at Comfort Suits, nearby hotel- One queen size bed per persons - Add $60 per night per person
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Hotel Address: 4796 Memorial Drive, The Colony, TX, US, 75056
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* Vegetarian Meals cooked in indian style will be provided that may include eggs and dairy.
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Park charges $10 per day per vehicle entry.
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Last year, more than 80 friends participated
Here a few reviews:
Thank you, Swami Arun, for sharing your beautiful energy with us here in Texas. It truly is a gift that lasts a lifetime.
This was the most wonderful weekend! Full of love, full of fun! I laughed so much my sides hurt! Each camp has its own flavor and offers me new insights! Thank you SO much ZORBA studio for making this possible! Imagine the chance to meditate in a buddhafield and with such a large group of fellow meditators & sannyasins! My heart is full and I am still humming inside!
Ma Dev Jagriti
My heart is humming in sweet, sweet bliss. Aaahhh This! ~ Ma Govind Prateeksha
I was confused about many things in life. This retreat gave me a chance to rediscover and heal my being. It felt like the beginning of liberation from suffering!
Feeling a really virulent flare up of especially dirty I-ness, the spirit in me sought total relief at the feet of Osho’s most beloved disciple, Swami Anand Arun.
Thank God for Swami Arun, a radiantly alive being who heals the room with his presence. He is the most ardent Osho lover, and his passion never waivers for even a moment. Swami Arun is so madly in love with Osho that everyone wants to jump in the water with him. He speaks for hours with overflowing love and admiration for the Master. Beloved Osho is very much present through him.
Swami Arun opened the three-day event by saying that there are no maps for the spiritual life, and that we journey through uncharted territory under an infinite sky. Indeed we are blessed to know Osho, to be sannyasins, and to have the guidance of Swami Arun who always gently offers truth. The group of 84 participants, with thirteen new sannyasins, was captivated by Arun’s joy in sharing ..Click here to read the full review..
A truly wonderful retreat! Swami G. Was a rare privilege and a joy to experience. That retreat was put together with such love and and your heart permeated every aspect of it! The sentiment was extended to everyone.
Osho is Sinless Joy, Peace that passes all understanding, Energy that comes from Being. Osho is found where two or more are gathered together. All is Bliss, Joy, Joy, Joy,In Love, with you,
Thank you for organizing this camp. Everything was wonderful. You could not have selected a better place for this. The location (B&B) is so much conducive to to the meditation. The living quarters and food were homely too. I felt like in an extended family. You were all very patient and loving. Even though it is my first time attending such a camp, everyone in the camp made me feel at ease.
My gratitude can't be expressed in words for organizing such a wonderful camp. Every minute of our stay was filled with love and laughter. It is my first time to see a group of people with so much compassion.
Will be back next years..
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Pictures of Osho retreats with Swami Arun at Zorba Studio- June 2009 - Feb 2010 - July 2010
Photos of Retreat Place at Hidden Cove Park on Lake Lewisville
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Dignity and ego are totally different phenomena. Dignity is non comparative whereas ego is comparative. Dignity comes from the innermost experience of one's being. Bringing out the difference between dignity and ego, Osho says "Dignity is a totally different phenomenon, it is self-respect. Ego is domination over others. Dignity is just standing on your own feet, independence, freedom; it is not domination over others. The moment you start thinking of dominating, you are falling into the trap of the ego."
"Dignity is very humble, very simple, very innocent; it belongs to the trees. When they blossom in spring, you just look and watch their pride, their dignity. Just watch when a peacock is dancing. Those psychedelic colors, and the beautiful dance ... do you think there is any ego? But there is certainly dignity.
Dignity is a totally different phenomenon, it is self-respect. Ego is domination over others. Dignity is just standing on your own feet, independence, freedom; it is not domination over others. The moment you start thinking of dominating, you are falling into the trap of the ego. And God is the greatest ego because he created everything, he dominates everything. He is present everywhere, he is all-powerful. And his reflection in the priests ... The pope claims that he is infallible. Now this is ego.
A man of dignity, a man of self-respect will not say such things. Certainly he will walk straight with his head raised in dignity. He will not walk like a slave, surrendered, subdued. He will walk like a lion and roar like a lion. But that is your intrinsic energy, your intrinsic power.
The power that depends on others creates the ego. The power that comes from within your own sources of life creates dignity. Meditation brings tremendous dignity, a great grace, but not even a shadow of ego is found in it.
If you are capable of murdering God, you will certainly be capable of murdering his image in you. In fact, the moment God is no longer there, you will suddenly be surprised. Where has the ego gone? If the moon is not there, the reflection in the lake of the moon will disappear.
To me, egos are reflections of one moon in different ponds, in different lakes, in different oceans, in different rivers -- millions of reflections. But just remove the moon and all the reflections are removed. You don't have to remove every reflection. It will take millennia to remove all those reflections. And in fact, if the moon remains, you cannot remove the reflections.
So I am hitting directly on God's head. Zen masters have been hitting on poor disciples' heads. I am hitting to the very source from where your ego is arising. God removed, you will not find the ego at all, it is a reflection.
The Bible says, God created man in his own image. This causes ego. You are the highest creature in existence because God created you in his own image, and he created all the animals for you to eat. These are your religions, scriptures which are telling you to destroy the ecology of existence, which are telling you to destroy beautiful animals which bring grace and joy all around you. But God himself says in your holy scriptures, "I have created everything for your use." He is giving you the first incentive for the ego.
Once God is removed, you will simply find your ego is gone. It was the shadow, the reflection of God. And then you will find a totally new phenomenon, a dignity which is not a domination over others, which is not superiority over others. It is simply the joy that existence loves you, that existence creates you, that existence needs you, that you are not accidental. This gives you dignity, this gives you honor, and it is not dependent on others. It comes from your own innermost experience of your being.
The moment you find yourself existential, that you belong to the whole cosmos, and the whole cosmos belongs to you, there arises a tremendous splendor in your being -- Himalayan peaks of consciousness, Pacific depths of consciousness. That brings you the lion's roar.
You realize for the first time you are not a slave.
You realize for the first time you are not a created creature.
You realize for the first time that existence is your home, you are not an outsider, and existence is nourishing you every moment.
There must be a certain purpose, a certain destiny that existence is seeking through you to reach, a certain height of consciousness, a certain height of love, a certain height of compassion, understanding, wisdom, enlightenment. Existence is trying in every possible way to create a buddha in your very innermost being. The moment you are a buddha, there is dignity without any superiority.
There is dignity in a roseflower. Do you think it has any power over anybody? It is so delicate, so vulnerable, but it has tremendous dignity. When it is dancing in the sun, in the rain, in the wind, it knows existence has created in him one of the most beautiful things.
Dignity arises out of meditation.
Ego arises out of mind."
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