What happens with a Master when you are in his presence?
(Osho's discourse on Guru Purnima)
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FORTH COMING RETREATS:
JULY 20-22, 2012
3 DAYS OSHO RESIDENTIAL MEDITATION RETREAT WITH SWAMI ARUN
A RESIDENTIAL RETREAT ON LAKE LEWISVILLE AND COMFORT SUITES
BOOK BY JUNE 30 AND GET 10% DISCOUNT
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OSHO MEDITATION RETREAT WITH SWAMI SATYA VEDANT
This retreat will be held at Zorba Studio
OCT 19-21, 2012
FESTIVAL OF MEDITATION AND CELEBRATION WITH MILARAPA, MA YOG NEELAM AND BAND
IT WILL BE A 3 DAYS RESIDENTIAL RETREAT ON LAKE LEWISVILLE AND COMFORT SUITES
Ma Yog Neelam has been associated with Osho since 1969 and has been Osho's personal secretary from 1985 onwards. She nurtures Osho Nisarga, a Osho Commune in the Himalayas.
Swami Anand Milarepa was initiated into Sannyas by Osho in 1978. The music of Milarepa and One Skyprovides a supportive, healing ambience which allows the mysteries of the inner world to unfold and manifest gracefully. Meditation is life's ultimate luxury.
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July 13-15, 2012
Starlight Transomatic Meditation Weekend with Devageet in AUSTIN, TX
Swami Devageet discovered his spiritual master, Osho in 1976. He spent the next 23 years with Osho in the largest spiritual meditation and therapy community in the world: The Osho International Commune, Poona, India .
Devageet had twelve years of direct personal contact with Osho, in his role as Osho's personal dental surgeon. He also was given many other diverse forms of work in the commune. Devageet lived in Osho's house for seven years.
A few weeks prior to his death Osho personally gave Devageet the guidance that has shaped his life since then. Osho's guidance forms the basis of the many aspects of healing and therapy used by Devageet.For more information please visit Devageet's website
Weekend Workshop: Cost: $330
If you register by May 31, Osho Kaifi will pay $30 towards the cost
Jul 13 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Jul 14 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Jul 15 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Place: Osho Kaifi Meditation Center
3902 Rockledge Dr
Austin, Tx 78731
THIS WEEK AT ZORBA STUDIO
THIS SUNDAY: JUL 01
Time: 9:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Come, learn the art of to stay focus, aware & balanced in every aspect of life.
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM: Introduction to the beginners & Osho Video for the regular members.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Dynamic Meditation.
11: 00AM - 11:20 AM: Break.
11:20 AM – 12:20 PM: THE ART OF BALANCE.
12:20 PM – 12:30 PM: Sharing & Closing.
New participants must attend the 45 minute introduction class that starts at 9:15 AM.
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.
NEW TO MEDITATION OR EXPERIENCED. ALL ARE WELCOME.
THIS WEDNESDAY: JULY 04
Guru Purnima Celebration
Time: 6: 30 PM - 9 PM
Life is a miracle. If you have not known its mystery, that only shows that you do not know the technique for how to approach it." --Osho
KIRTAN is a divine ecstasy. This evening imbibe yourself into spiritual high realms & mystery, take home an unforgettable experience.
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 20
10 AM - 6 PM: A day of Meditation with Swami Anand Arun
07:00 PM - 9:00 PM - MUSIC AND CELEBRATION
SAT JUL 21
07:00 AM - 9:00 PM- Meditations, Joy, Laughter and Sannays Celebration with Swami Anand Arun
SUN JUL 22
07:00 AM - 6:00 PM- Art of Ecstasy - with Swami Anand Arun
Three Days - $200/person including meals
One Day $125/person including meals
Three Days - $350/Couple including meals
One Day - $200/Couple including meals
Local Participants: Book before Jun 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)
(There is no two days participation option available this time)
*Couple: Married or a boyfriend and girlfriend living together are good example. Two friends coming to the retreat cannot be treated as couple.
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.
Hidden Cove Park on Lake Lewisville
20400 Hackberry Creek Park Rd.
The Colony, TX 75034
Option 1- Bring your sleep bag and sleep in the meditation hall at the lake - FREE
Option 2-Shared Accommodation - Four persons in one room of two queen beds and bed couch-Add $25 per person per night
Shared Accommodation will be provided in the Comfort Suites hotel, a nearby hotel. Four persons will be sharing one room. There will be two queen beds in one room. If you are coming alone, we will arrange your accommodation based on gender. In case you don’t feel comfortable sharing your queen bed, we may provide you a separate air mattress that you can lay on side, rooms are large enough to have two air mattresses on the side and couches in the room can also be converted into a bed. There is enough space for four people in a room.
Option 3-Shared Accommodation - One queen size bed per persons - Add $50 per night per person
We can make arrangement for those individuals who prefer have their own bed; please add $50/night to your retreat cost.
Option 4-Individual Accommodation - Add $100 per night per person
If you prefer an individual room, please add $100/night to the retreat cost or call the hotel directly at[masked] to book your room.
Hotel Address: 4796 Memorial Drive, The Colony, TX, US, 75056
There are many hotels around within 15 to 20 minute drive. Please click on the following link to find the price and location:
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* Vegetarian Meals will be provided that may include eggs and dairy.
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Park charges $5 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.
I absolutely loved all the meditations that I went to, and OF COURSE taking sannyas is an amazing experience! It was also amazing to me that my sannyas name, Ma Prem Sagra ("Ocean of Love"), reflects my lifelong love of the ocean and affinity with water...and the vibration of love!
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..
Pictures and Videos of last year's retreat with Swami Arun
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Click on the video image above to watch sannyas video
Click below to read more reviews, see pictures and Videos of past Osho retreats with Swami Arun
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
Zorba Studio, Osho Dallas Meditation Center
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What happens with a Master when you are in his presence?
(Osho's discourse on Guru Purnima)
WHEN WATER IS SCOOPED UP IN THE HANDS,
THE MOON IS REFLECTED IN THEM.
WHEN FLOWERS ARE HANDLED
THE SCENT SOAKS INTO THE ROBE...
WHEN FLOWERS ARE HANDLED, THE SCENT SOAKS INTO THE ROBE.... When you come around an enlightened person, something of his enlightenment soaks your robes, something of his perfume you start carrying with you. It is a pulsation, a vibration - but eyes are needed.
That angel could see the luminous grove underneath him. If you were passing by the grove you may not have seen, because that luminosity needs some opening in you. The angel heard PRANAVA - the soundless sound, OMKAR - the whole forest singing a song, celebrating something. "Something of tremendous importance has happened. Trees have bloomed out of season!" He could see, but you may have passed by the grove and you may not have seen - because to see such things, great trust is needed. To see such things, openness is needed. To see and hear such things you have to throw your garbage that you go on carrying in your head.
My feeling is that EACH of you here has passed many times around such groves - sometimes a Buddha, sometimes a Mansoor, sometimes an Ali, and sometimes a Ramakrishna, a Raman, sometimes a Mahavir, a Zarathustra. You have passed! It is impossible that down the ages you have never come across a luminous grove - you must have done. The greater possibility is that not only once, but many times you may have come across a luminous grove - but you have missed.
Don't miss this time!
And this Guru Purnima Day is the day of all the Buddhas, all those who have become aware. In their remembrance, become aware. The grove is here in front of you. You can see that luminous light. It is here! You can hear that celestial sound; that music is happening. And you can be soaked into my fragrance. It depends on you - how much you are ready to take, how much you are willing to take, how much you are going to be with me, how deeply.
You can come here just to hear my words; then you will miss the real message. You can come here full of your nonsense, your argumentativeness; then you will not be able to hear what I am trying to convey. You can come here as Mohammedans, Hindus, Jains, and you will miss me - but only you will be responsible, nobody else.
Try to understand your responsibility towards yourself. Enough you have been stumbling in darkness! When light becomes available, don't miss the opportunity. Take the jump....
There is a famous statement of Jalaluddin Rumi: "I died as mineral and became a plant. I died as plant and rose to animal. I died as animal and I was a man. Why should I fear? When was I less by dying?"
And that is the fear that comes when you come around a Master - the fear of dying. But listen to this Rumi's statement: "Why should I fear? When was I less by dying? I died as a plant and became an animal. I died as an animal and became a man."
When you die in your Master as a man, you become divine. A Master is a death and a resurrection.
This day of Guru Purnima is a day of death and resurrection. It is no ordinary day - it is very symbolic. If you come to me, you come only in one way: if you come to die in me. And you will not be less by your dying - you will be more, you will be infinitely more. You will be losing nothing and you will be gaining all.
This death into a Master is what makes a man a disciple. It is no ordinary relationship; it is the only extraordinary relationship in the world. All other relationships are ordinary. All other relationships are part of the world. Only this relationship is not part of the world - it takes you beyond. It is a golden bridge from the visible to the invisible, from the material to the divine, from the known to the unknown, from death to deathlessness. But... you will have to die first.
To be with a Master is to carry your cross on your shoulders. That's why only very courageous people can become disciples. I am not here for students, I am not interested in students at all. I am only interested in disciples, those who are courageous enough to go unto this eternal voyage.
Three things you need: one - listening in the mind; second - pondering in the heart; third - practising in the body.
Listen in the mind. When you are listening to me - THESE WORDS ARE NOT MINE, these are the words of all the Buddhas. These words have nothing to do with me. I am no more here. I am functioning only as a hollow bamboo. These words are of all the Buddhas - past, present and future, too. Because the message is the same, it is always the same, it is an eternal message - SANATAN DHARMA. It is an eternal message.
Listen in the mind without argument. If you are arguing with me, you will miss. And I am not at a loss when you miss. I don't lose anything. If you miss, you miss. Listen in the mind with no argument.
And I am not saying believe what I am saying. Don't misunderstand me. I am not saying believe.
Just no argument, there is no need to believe. Just first listen silently like a mirror.
When you come before a mirror, the mirror does not believe in you, but the mirror reflects yoU perfectly as you are. The mirror has no attitude about you, good or bad, beautiful or ugly - no, no attitude. The mirror does not argue. It simply reflects. Listening in the mind means: listen to what I am saying. There is NO hurry to believe. And there is NO hurry to disbelieve. That's what I mean:
don't listen with argumentation. Simply listen.
Second: ponder in the heart. Listen, and let it sink into the heart. Don't be in a hurry to think about it. If you think in a hurry, it will remain in the head. Let it first go deep. Sleep over it, let it soak, let it go a little deeper. Let it settle in the heart. There, ponder over, in the heart. Then don't be in a hurry to practise it. Let it soak a little deeper. Let it reach into the body, into your GUTS, and then it becomes a practice of its own accord.
These are three stages of being with a Master.
OSHO: Zen, The Path of Paradox, vol 3 #1