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Remembering the Self: Meditations with BABA

  • Sep 25, 2015 · 6:30 PM
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BABA is coming to Atlanta. It is very hard to describe who Baba is; he is a lover and a disciple of Osho, however to many people across the world he is a living master who has imbibed Osho's message and grace. Baba lives in India in an ashram on the banks of River Narmada, his lovers visit him to sit and meditate in his strong presence and have their questions answered and eventually dissolved.

Friends from USA have been trying hard to invite him to USA and faced many hurdles in past but all things are falling in place now. Perhaps we are ready now.

This is a loving invitation to all friends of Osho in Atlanta to use this opportunity to meditate with Baba, get his insights and ask authentic questions.

Workshop Details  
Workshop is open to all. No prior experience is necessary.

Friday September - 25th - 7:00PM - 9:30PM
Saturday - September - 26th - 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Sunday - September - 27th - 8:00AM - 5:00PM

To absorb the presence and have it soak-in please plan to attend for entire duration of event.

Donations
Osho Atlanta will collect donations to help pay International and domestic travel cost for Baba + 2 others travelling with him. Recommended donation amount is as follows -
1. Full event - $150
2. One day participation - $100
3. Couple - $250
4. Only Friday evening - $25

The above are recommended amount, if you are a non earning student or under financial constraint then please reach out. No one should miss this rare opportunity for their inability to contribute financially.

Vegetarian food and beverage will be served.

How to Pay -
1. Paypal - Please send your payment to [masked] by paypal to reserve your spot. Please select the "gift" option to avoid paypal fees.
2. Check - Please mail your check to - Rohit Mathur, 3398 Palm Circle NW, Kennesaw, GA-30144

Request - Humble request to all participants to reserve your spot early and send your payment. Your early registration and early payment help organizers to plan and pay for the travel expenses incurred ahead of the event. If your plan changes after payment we will refund your money.

Space is very limited, if you RSVP'd as Yes but did not contact the organizers then your seat may be given to others. If your plan changes after you RSVP'd then please update the meetup or let the organizers know. 

Schedule and all practical information will be sent few days ahead of the event.

Overnight accommodation at discounted group rates can be arranged in the nearby hotels.

BABA on YouTube
There are few impromptu Videos of Baba on Youtube. Here are the links -

English 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Xwin_CkkEw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TMzGaapoXg
 
Hindi - (Interview of Baba taken by Swami Arun!)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XuS9wJffOU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIYxhPy6-uc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bUT0eM5l3M

More Photos of BABA -
http://www.meetup.com/oshomeditationatlanta/photos/26312729/

Baba on Facebook -
https://www.facebook.com/pages/BABA-Purnananda-Bharati/449910735132349?fref=ts

Excerpts from impromptu Talks by Baba-

"The first and most important step in your spiritual journey is ACCEPT YOURSELF AS YOU ARE , just as you are. Then you can be a witness, If you don’t accept yourself how you can be a witness , you will be always busy trying to change yourself , fighting with yourself.
The DOER will be always more important then the WATCHER for you.
 So just accept yourself AS YOU ARE.
 Slowly slowly you will understand this mystery , and you will be able to accept everything as it is , the all Existence AS IT IS.
 Then you will live as a perfect witness.
 Just like an actor who is playing his character role in a movie.
 He is acting as his best , but he knows that he is not the movie happening around him , and he knows he is not the character role that he is playing.
 He is only the actor.
 And you are only the witness."
BABA

Merging into Existence....
“ On the spiritual journey, there are many ups and downs.
 It happens because it is a process of facing and cleaning the all unconscious mind,
 and this very process creates
 many different experiences,
 sometimes blissful and sometimes difficult.
 As we grow our consciousness,
 we become aware of beautiful spaces
 inside our being,
 but at the same time our personality
 becomes integrated, our ego crystallises,
 and this creates a spiritual agony.
 This agony is very helpful for the seeker,
 because it creates a deep longing
 for disappearing as a personality,
 surrendering and merging with Existence.
 Merging into Existence means
 the disappearing of all suffering
 and the celebration of eternal bliss…. “
BABA

The Spiritual Journey needs.commitment and patience.
 Don’t be in a hurry for Enlightenment,
 or it will become an obstacle.
 There are people that are with me from twenty years,
 and still they have not solved all their problems.
 When they first arrived to me they were suffering
 in their minds,
 but they have a meditative space now,
 and mostly they are enjoying themselves.
 They earned it in all these years,
 meditation after meditation,
 with continuity and patience.
 And yes, few seekers have attained with me,
 and now they are free.
 But the majority of seekers need a longer journey.
 In life, everything valuable needs time to get,
 and Enlightenment is the most precious
 of all things, it is for eternity.
 It will grow like a flower inside you, in its own time,
 in its own season.
 It will depend on your thirst
 and surrender in meditation,
 and on your stage of purification
 of your unconscious mind.
 Leave it to Existence.
 But the people who are sincerely
 meditating with me,
 are enjoying themselves more and more each year.
 It is a beautiful journey. Be patient and enjoy. “
BABA

“ My message is : enjoy your life, herenow !
 Celebrate moment to moment ….
Don’t waste your life in mind games, in emotional dreams.
 If you live on the emotional plane you are living in a play, and by its very nature the emotional play evolves into a drama, and then you suffer.
 Even the Master cannot help you deeply, if you cling to emotions and ideas.
 Enjoy life, your vitality ! Expand your life energy ( Prana ), and celebrate it …
Strengthen it trough Pranayama, allow it to flow in dance and in Kundalini meditation, purify it trough Nadabrahma, make your life energy flow healthy and natural and enjoy yourself …
I cannot explain to you this mystery, but when you are fully enjoying your vitality herenow, you are also very close to awareness.
 Only one step more. Just sit, doing nothing, and relax inside yourself.
 And slowly slowly, day by day, you find what you are searching for. You disappear into this beautiful Existence. Now you are at home. “
BABA

BABA : … HOW TO GO DEEPER IN MEDITATION ?
“ In meditation you don’t need to make efforts. In fact, if you are making efforts you will remain outside yourself, you will not go deeper.
 The very first need is to relax yourself. Because in meditation you don’t have to do anything.
 Just relax, completely relax. Surrender. Surrender to Existence. Relax as deeply as possible.
 Sit in whatever posture is comfortable for you. There is no problem. Just go on relaxing completely.
 The second step is to enjoy your breathing. Just feel the breath, don’t force it. It will take 5 or 10 minutes, but slowly slowly you will become aware of it …
Your body should completely relaxed, and just feel your natural breathing. Remember it, it should be natural, don’t force it ! Automatically YOUR BREATHING WILL GO DEEPER AND DEEPER, and it will touch your life centre. It is already touching it, but you are not aware of it. Because you are identified with your mind, and it will take some time for your mind to become aware of your center.
 So feel your breathing, don’t watch it, feel it. It will go deeper and deeper and at a certain point it will touch your life centre. The moment you touch it there will be a sparkling of life energy, and a new current will be felt in your body. A new, very beautiful energy flow.
 There is no need to bring your attention to the third eye centre. This chakra is part of the mind. Sometimes there is a purification there, but don’t make efforts to bring energy to this chakra. Your real centre is the Navel centre. This has been your centre from the very beginning. When you where in the womb, you were getting oxygen without breathing, from your mother. And the connection with your mother was trough the navel centre. All kind of food, all kind of energy, all your life needs you are getting from your navel centre.
 When you will bring awareness to your breathing in a more and more loving way, you will discover that the navel is your life centre, you will reach there.
 At this moment you will be in the womb again. You can live without breathing, because your navel centre will be again open and working. And you will feel that you are breathing from the navel, and the all Existence is your womb. You will be again a baby. To become a baby again is the all purpose of the spiritual journey : it is called being twice born.
 Deep down it is our deepest desire to become a baby again. We want to be fresh, loving, holy… you can see, the baby has all these qualities. When you are going to bed, all your arrangements for comfort, AC and all, are actually the search of the lost womb. Human beings all search is how to feel in the womb again. Because we all have a taste of it, when we were in the womb it was a blissful time. Everybody is searching that feeling again. You try outside yourself to find the womb again, but you cannot succeed.
 You can find it through awareness of the breath. You will find again the state of consciousness when your breath will stop. In that moment you will feel that the all Existence is your mother. When you will be aware of the navel center your breath will stop again, as when you were in your mother’s womb. In that moment your thinking will stop too. Thinking cannot function without breathing.
 Just be aware, very much aware of the navel centre. Even while you are walking, you are working, in every activity of life, most of the time come back to the navel centre.
 When you are going to bed be aware of the navel centre. Then in the morning you can dance, you can sing a song … because you are new !
 And during the day live lovingly with your breathing, this loving awareness of your breath will bring you to awareness of the navel. You will be more and more free from your mind, living in the here and now. And one day, Samadhi, enlightenment will happen …. “
BABA


“ I am so much in love with Osho.
 After my enlightenment I wrote him a letter saying
‘You are nothing,
 And I am nothing
 And nothing is nothing
 Only bliss. “
And I got such a beautiful reply from Osho,
 saying that when such a state happens to someone
 his doors are open towards the divine.
 Normally if someone would have written to him
 such a thing he would have got a zen -stick from him
 but he showered me with his blessings and love.
 I live so much in his love
 that for me as a person Osho does not exist.
 He is still there only as a subtle presence,
 a nothingness.
 So my understanding is not to worship the person
 but live through his message.
 He has been trying hard to take us out
 of those old patterns.
 We need courage to understand his message,
 and this courage will come when you will start
 standing on your own feet from within.
 Osho’s message is spreading through books and media
 but this is only on the material level.
 His message actually is in the air,
 in a subtle, mysterious form.
 When there is an enlightened master
 like Osho or Krishna
 who shared so much wisdom,
 their discourses do not die.
 They are still present in the universe
 and whenever a person is ready
 they are available to him.
 Whatsoever Osho has said is recorded
 in the akashik records.
 This existence is a very big tape recorder
 and whenever someone becomes aware
 the sutras will once again become alive in him.
 Even if a sadhu is sitting in the Himalayas
 they will be available to him.
 So whenever it will be needed the message will be felt.
 This knowledge is not limited to the books;
 it is much more than that.
 Osho is an expression and the proof of Godliness,
 and our being on this planet also has the same meaning
 that Godliness expresses his creation through us.
 And realizing him in this life
 is the only reason to be on this planet.
 We are the proof and through us he is realized.
 We don’t have to become anything else
 than the proof of Godliness ‘ existence.
 Osho gave this message by his divine being
 and by his presence.
 So this message will definitely spread in humanity
 and the birth of that new man is already in process. “
BABA
 ( translated by Ma Prathna, excerpt from the Hindi video “ Baba in Ganga Dham 2010 “ )

?Questions? - If you have any additional questions then please reach out to any organizer via meetup message or send email to [masked] or call[masked] 8150.

Dress recommendation for event:  Loose clothing. Meditation robes if available. Maroon color preferred but not mandatory. 

Disclaimer - Important note –

The participant agree to assume full responsibility for not exceeding my personalphysical limits during my participation in Meditation . It is my responsibility to ascertain that there is no medical reason to prevent my participation in meditations and celebrations. These are informal gathering of friends of Osho who want to meditate in the group. The meetup group is not part of or affiliated to any formal organization in the USA or abroad. The group is not selling or promoting or providing any service. The group is a nonprofit platform for friends to come together for group meditation. Meditations are offered at private homes of the host or at public rented space. I understand that I will follow the parking guidelines and other instructions and I am participating by my own will and I understand that I will take care of myself, my health, and well being during the whole event. The participant assumes all risk and hazard associated with participation. The organizers are not liable. During the event few photos are taken. If you have concerns with the photos then please let the organizers know. The photos may be published on meetup site or other media sites to share.

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  • Anupama W.

    Thank you all for this amazing experience. As baba said, he came to our door to show us the techniques and give guidance. We are truly blessed

    1 · September 30, 2015

  • Anand and C.

    ❤️BABA❤️ What a blessing to be in the presence of an Enlightened one!! Thank you Anuradha and Paritosh for coordinating this wonderful event. Huge Thank You to Bodhi (Jayesh) and Mukesh swami for their tireless effort (for the last few years) that ultimately brought BABA to USA. Thank you Thank You Thank You!!

    3 · September 29, 2015

    • Prem S.

      Thanks much Sir

      2 · September 29, 2015

  • Anuj (Anand U.

    BABAAA ❤️❤️❤️ !! Thank you for coming BABA. Thank you Paritosh and Anuradha. Thank you Jayesh.

    1 · September 29, 2015

  • Prem Purushottama G.

    love is overflowing. thank you.

    2 · September 29, 2015

  • Bikramjit Singh(Sw.Dhyan G.

    A wonderful and spiritually uplifting event. It was truly a blessing to be graced by the (extremely rare) presence of an enlightened being like BABA. It was indeed life a changing experience, for several participants including myself. The insights he gave into the spiritual path and several meditations, were profound and had a deep impact on all the participants. The energy and vibe at the venue, was extremely high.
    A big Thank you to the Organizers Anuradha & Paritosh for organizing this event. A Thank you also to Jayesh, for all his efforts in bringing BABA to the USA.
    Love

    5 · September 28, 2015

    • Jayesh P.

      Thank u for coming and light ur self. From jayesh

      September 28, 2015

  • Saurin (.

    A wonderful and heart uplifting event. He answers truly in Osho style - he fires words like an automatic rifle non-stop piercing the heart. A rare human being. Thank you to Anuradha, Paritosh and Jayesh to make this happen........

    2 · September 28, 2015

    • Jayesh P.

      Thank u grom jayesh.

      1 · September 28, 2015

  • Prem S.

    Paritosh ji and Anuradha ji, words are poor to say feeling, you both are awesome helping hands in the path of higher consciousness. Thanks word became meaning less with the Environment you have created, less than Love won't work. I Love You Both :).. Enjoy

    4 · September 27, 2015

  • Prem S.

    Thanks much to every one, you all have helped me to go higher in Meditation in these two days. I love you all :)

    4 · September 27, 2015

  • Prem S.

    Today Baba touched my heart and corrected Hoo sound in Dynamic meditation, after that I just became Hoo sound and wonderful experience after stop sound. Our Master of Masters OSHO sending Masters one after another as blessing. Budham Saranam Ghachami.. Sangam Saranam Ghachami.. Dhamam Saranam Ghachami...

    3 · September 27, 2015

  • Prem S.

    Today I am so happy to meet Baba, his presence itself so wonderful and blissful.

    3 · September 25, 2015

  • Anuradha and P.

    Friday Schedule -
    6:30 - 7:15 - Dinner
    7:15 - 9:30 - Session

    September 25, 2015

  • Anuradha and P.

    Saturday Schedule -
    8:00 - Arrival, Welcome
    8:15 - 9:30 - Osho Dynamic Meditation (empty stomach)
    9:30 - 10:30 - Breakfast
    10:30 - 12:30 - Morning Session
    12:30 - 2:00 - Lunch
    2:00 - 4:30 - Afternoon Session
    4:30 - 5:00 - Tea Break
    5:00 - 6:00 - Kundalini Meditation
    6:00 - 7:00 - Dinner
    7:00 - 9:00 - White Robe, Evening Session

    September 25, 2015

  • Anuradha and P.

    Sunday Schedule -
    8:00 - Arrival, Welcome
    8:15 - 9:30 - Osho Dynamic Meditation
    9:30 - 10:30 - Breakfast
    10:30 - 12:30 - Morning Session
    12:30 - 2:00 - Lunch
    2:00 - 5:30 - Afternoon Session
    5:30 - Close

    September 25, 2015

  • Anuradha and P.

    Message from Nirupa (New York) - Beloveds, we had a wonderful camp with BABA this weekend...he will be in Atlanta, Dallas and California for upcoming weekends...don't miss this opportunity... I can't described in words what we
    All experienced... He is a fire..."jita jagta paramatma" if you really wants transformation in your life this is a opportunity..it's very hard to write in words what we all experienced...after meeting him we don't have regret we didn't see Osho in the body...births and births passed to meet a living master... We are so blessed and fortunate having him here..he helped each individual to give new direction to their inner journey and we all were flying in different planet in his presence ..Love and his blessings....

    3 · September 20, 2015

  • veen j.

    Thank you

    September 3, 2015

  • Prem S.

    Yesterday I saw the video of below link shared by Paritosh ji : https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6Xwin_CkkEw. The similar thing we have done in Devageet ji workshop on second day, getting awareness from foot to head, in the process of that awareness on entire body, we will not identified by thoughts and all of sudden we will be aware of life is flowing, we are drinking, drinking and becomes drunkards :). That is nice experience, again next month we are going to be drunkards with BABA. thank you so much for arranging the event Paritosh ji, love you and thank you so much for all your efforts.

    2 · August 6, 2015

  • Jayesh P.

    What a picture of master.thank u rohitbhai

    1 · August 5, 2015

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