Ambition and Misery: How Close?

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Osho Dallas Meditation Group

Ambition and Misery: How Close?

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TOMORROW: SUNDAY: MAY 07

THE ART OF BALANCE - BODY, MIND & SOUL

Time: 9:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Description: OSHO CELEBRATION

Come, learn the art of to stay focus, aware & balanced in every aspect of life.

Schedule


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 9:10 AM.

Price

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.

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Our Address:

Zorba Studio
3207 SKYLANE DR STE 102
Carrollton, TX 75006

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OSHO MEDITATIONS IN FORTWORTH

Organizer: Prateeksha

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June 23

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Osho Retreat

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Swami Satya Vedant

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JULY 26-28

OSHO MEDITATION RETREAT WITH SWAMI ARUN

Swami Arun

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Radio Talks/Interview with Swami Anand Arun @ Vancouver BC

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Meditation and Its Importance by Osho Disciple Swami Satya Vedant

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OSHO: Meditation Is Not for the Suffering Type

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The Fabric of Life—On the Songs of the Mystic Kabir, Osho

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Oct 4-6, 2013

Osho Meditation Retreat in Dallas with Milarepa and Band

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Large Osho Retreat Centers in Nepal and India

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Osho Meditation Retreat with Swami Arun 2013

JULY 26-28

OSHO MEDITATION RETREAT WITH SWAMI ARUN

IT WILL BE A 3 DAY RETREAT ON LAKE LEWISVILLE

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.

RETREAT SCHEDULE

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

PARTICIPATION COST

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.

Discount

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.

Please note:

(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.

Retreat Place

Hidden Cove Park on Lake Lewisville

Hidden Cove

Address:
20400 Hackberry Creek Park Rd.
The Colony, TX 75034
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ACCOMMODATION

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

Option 3-Individual Accommodation - Call the hotel directly at[masked] to book your room.

Hotel Address: 4796 Memorial Drive, The Colony, TX, US, 75056

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PRIVATE ACCOMODATION

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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Meals

* Vegetarian Meals cooked in indian style will be provided that may include eggs and dairy.

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PARKING

Park charges $10 per day per vehicle entry.

For Further queries, please send us an email at [address removed] or [address removed]. Or Visit us at www.zorbastudio.com or Call[masked]

 

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.

Pratima

-Pratima

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!

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Ma Dev Jagriti

My heart is humming in sweet, sweet bliss. Aaahhh This! ~ Ma Govind Prateeksha

Prateeksha

-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!

Sandip

-Sandeep

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..

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-Prem Geet

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.

-Lawrence

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,

-Joe

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.

-Saila

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.

-Padma

Will be back next years..

Steve

-Steve
(Neelambar)

Pictures and Video of Last Retreat in July 2012

2012

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Click below to read more reviews, see pictures and Videos of  past Osho retreats with Swami Arun

Carnival Retreat Reviews March 2011 and Carnival 2011 Retreat Video 1 and Carnival 2011 Retreat Video 2

Pictures of Osho retreats with Swami Arun at Zorba Studio- June 2009 - Feb 2010 - July 2010

Videos of Osho retreats with Swami Arun at Zorba Studio - June 2009 and July 2010 and Click here for more Videos

 

Photos of Retreat Place at Hidden Cove Park on Lake Lewisville

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OSHO SPEAKS

Ambition and Misery: How Close?

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Ambition needs future, it needs space to grow. It cannot grow here and now; there is no space. This moment is so small, so atomic. Ambition needs the future; and the greater the ambition, the greater the future that is needed.

Non-ambition means to accept yourself as you are. But that doesn't mean that there is no possibility of growth. On the contrary, when you accept yourself as you are the transformation sets in. You start growing, but the dimension differs. Then the dimension is not in the future but in the eternal.

“UNLESS AMBITION IS KILLED, you will remain in misery. Ambition is the source of all miseries. What is ambition? 'A' wants to be 'B', the poor wants to be rich, the ugly wants to be beautiful. Everyone longs to be someone else, something other than what he is. No one is content with himself. That's what ambition is.

Whatsoever you are, you are not content with it. This is ambition. Then you are bound to be in misery, because you cannot be anything else. You can only be yourself; nothing else is possible. All else is just futile, harmful, dangerous. You can waste your whole life, your whole existence.

Whatsoever you are, you are. Accept it; don't desire it to be otherwise. This is what non ambition means. Non ambitiousness is basic to all spiritual transformation, because once you accept yourself, many things start happening. But the first thing.... If you accept yourself totally, the first thing that happens to you is a non tense life. There is no tension. You don't want to be anything else; there is nowhere else to go. Then you can be here and now. There is no comparison. You yourself are unique. You no longer think in terms of others.

Then there is no future. Ambition needs future, it needs space to grow. It cannot grow here and now; there is no space. This moment is so small, so atomic. Ambition needs the future; and the greater the ambition, the greater the future that is needed.

If your ambition is so great that it cannot be fulfilled in this life, then you will create an afterlife. You will create heaven, you will create moksha, you will create the concept of rebirth. I am not saying that there is no rebirth. I am saying that you believe in rebirth not because it is there but because your ambitions are so great that they cannot be fulfilled in one lifetime. Your belief in rebirth, reincarnation, is not because it is a fact. It is because of ambition and desire. Reincarnation may be a fact, but for you it is just a fiction. For you it is just a matter of the future, of more space to move in.

Remember, you cannot be ambitious in the present moment. It is impossible. There is no space. The present moment is so atomic, so small, that you cannot move in it. You can be in it, but you cannot desire in it. It is long enough to be, but it is not long enough for desiring. To desire you need future, time. Really, time exists because of desire. For the trees here, there is no time. For the birds singing here, there is no time. For the stars and for the sun and for the earth, there is no time. Time exists because of human desire. If humanity was not on this earth, there would be no time; there would be no past and no future.

Your desire creates the future. Your memory creates the past. They are both parts of your mind. Don't desire, and the future disappears. And when there is no future, how can you be tense? How? There is no possibility of being tense if there is no future And if there is no past -- if you know that it is simply memory, the dust collected on the way -- how can there be any anxiety? With the past, anxiety enters. And with the future -- plans, imaginations, projections -- tension exists. When the past drops and the future is not open, you are here, now. No anxiety, no tension, no anguish.

Nonambition means to accept yourself as you are. But that doesn't mean that there is no possibility of growth. On the contrary, when you accept yourself as you are the transformation sets in. You start growing, but the dimension differs. Then the dimension is not in the future but in the eternal.

Know this distinction well. You can move in two ways. If you move in the future, you are moving in the mind: a fiction, a dream world. If you don't move in the future, then a different dimension becomes open for you from this very moment. You are moving in the eternal. The eternal is hidden in the moment. If you can be here right now, in the moment, you have entered the eternal. If you go on thinking of the future and the past, you are living in the temporal. The temporal is the world, and the eternal is nirvana.

Buddha is reported to have said again and again that if you can be in the now, there is no need of any technique to meditate. It is enough. It will do all that is needed. But how can you be in the now if you are ambitious?

The ambitious mind cannot be in the now. It can be anywhere else but it cannot be in the now. The ambitious mind always moves away from the present. It is thinking of that which is to come; it is thinking of tomorrow. It is thinking of an afterlife; it is not interested in the life that is here. It is interested in something that should be. It is not interested in the 'is'; it is always interested in the 'ought', in the 'should'. That interest is nonreligious. A religious mind, a religious consciousness, is interested in existence as it is.

OSHO
Discourse Series
The New Alchemy : To turn you on
Chapter – 1
Title: Surrendering to what is

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