Buddhafields Blossoming in America
Osho Meditation retreat with Swami Anand Arun
Hosted by Zorba Studio, Dallas, Texas
April 13 – 15, 2012
By- Ma Prem Geet
“One Seed Makes the Whole Earth Green.” Enlightened Master Osho
Amid a hundred tornadoes touching down nearby, this weekend’s powerful meditation retreat, hosted by Zorba Studio of Dallas, Texas, was a time of rich celebrating, deep healing, and sudden insights. As the fourth year of Osho Meditation Camps in the USA led by Bodhisattva and Osho’s long-time disciple, Swami Anand Arun from Nepal (www.tapoban.com), the fruits and flowers of this path became evident to all. Our blissful group meditations have deepened over the years. Supportive friendships have blossomed like a garden in full bloom. The atmosphere of peace is truly the finest meditation experience available in the USA.
Our group of more than 60 participants was very grateful for the untiring travels and commitment made by Swami Anand Arun and his staff, as well as Zorba Studio. Their continued trust in sharing Osho with hundreds of participants in the USA, year after year, has already become the basis for an Osho resurgence in America. The impact of mature Osho sannyasins will be qualitative and creatively potent for our country. According to Swami Arun, only ten enlightened sannyasins are needed to positively impact America. Osho’s interrupted dream of creating a buddhafield in America has been carefully re-seeded and re-sprouted by Swami Arun’s amazing love, trust, and patience. When Osho said, “One seed makes the whole Earth green,” he was referring to origins of plant life on this planet we call home. Perhaps Osho also meant that each sannyasin is a seed that will “green” the spiritual peace, joy, and aliveness of our society.
Like other babyboomers, I experienced deep love for my country when I was a young child. But with the assassination of so many visionary American leaders, and the demise of Osho himself, I lost hope over the years and became disenchanted with power and the political process. Only in this year’s Osho Camp did I feel the exciting possibility that America could be spiritually restored and rejuvenated in alignment with all the freedoms set forth by our founding fathers. Imagine an active buddhafield in the USA! After a weekend in deep prayer and meditation, I feel certain that the freedoms that America was founded upon can be upheld in a healthy way by healthy meditators on the path of celebration and laughter. It’s exciting to re-vision America and all countries to be places of loving peace, safety, plenty, creativity, celebration, and freedom.
There are no words sufficient to describe the mystical beauty of what happens in Osho Meditation camps and cruises with Swami Anand Arun. If you haven’t yet experienced this living Bodhisattva with an oceanic heart, you must hurry and enjoy the inspiration of a lifetime (See his North America schedule at www.oshona.com). Swami Arun announced that he will be traveling less and less in the future so that he can do his work in Nepal where his international Osho communes thrive
(www.tapoban.com). Please also consider making a donation to Tapoban’s special program for printing and selling Osho books at the lowest possible cost, one of Osho’s wishes, and a very dear dream of Swami Arun.
This weekend offered many beautiful, intensive meditations by Swami Arun, assisted by Zorba’s host and facilitator, Rakesh. Long-time Osho sannyasin and therapist, Azti also shared a beautiful meditation on preparing for one’s own death that was very liberating.
To new friends who want to understand this path, I tell them Osho Camp is three action-packed days of ecstatic dance and blissful stillness, silence and blessings so powerful they will change your life forever. Imagine dancing in an enormous holographic rose for 3 glorious days, then you might understand how it feels to be dancing inside the enlightened heart of Enlightened Master Osho.
Ma Prem Geet