Practice this Meditation with the Osho Dynamic Meditation Album; click below:
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This hour-long track is specifically designed to support the OSHO Dynamic meditation.
The music supports the energy and activity described in each stage of the meditation, and also signals the timing of each stage.
A silent stage is part of most Osho Active Meditations, and when the meditation ends with silence it will be concluded with a bell or gong.
Dynamic Meditation lasts one hour and is in five stages. It can be done alone, and will be even more powerful if it is done with others.
It is an individual experience so you should remain oblivious of others around you and keep your eyes closed throughout, preferably using a blindfold.
It is best to have an empty stomach and wear loose, comfortable clothing.
Total Album Time: 60:00
This is a meditation in which you have to be continuously alert, conscious, aware, whatsoever you do. Remain a witness. Don't get lost. While you are breathing you can forget. You can become one with the breathing so much that you can forget the witness. But then you miss the point.
Breathe as fast as possible, as deep as possible; bring your total energy to it but still remain a witness. Observe what is happening as if you are just a spectator, as if the whole thing is happening to somebody else, as if the whole thing is happening in the body and the consciousness is just centered and looking.
This witnessing has to be carried in all the three steps. And when everything stops, and in the fourth step you have become completely inactive, frozen, then this alertness will come to its peak." -- Osho
Osho Active Meditations combine all certain activities like shaking, dancing, jumping, humming and others to lead into silence and meditation. Music is used as a background for all these meditations. A final stage of 15 minutes of silence completes the meditation and a gong signals the end. A complete CD download includes also the silent stage with one of the tracks being mostly silence with a signal at the end - this is part of the experience.
First Stage: 10 minutes
Breathe chaotically through the nose, concentrating always on exhalation. The body will take care of the inhalation. The breath should move deeply into the lungs. Be as fast as you can in your breathing, making sure the breathing stays deep. Do this as fast and as hard as you possibly can -- and then a little harder, until you literally become the breathing. Use your natural body movements to help you to build up your energy. Feel it building up, but don't let go during the first stage. The key for Dynamic Meditation is "irregular" breathing.
Second Stage: 10 minutes
Explode! Express everything that needs to be thrown out. Go totally mad. Scream, shout, cry, jump, shake, dance, sing, laugh; throw yourself around. Hold nothing back; keep your whole body moving. A little acting often helps to get you started. Never allow your mind to interfere with what is happening. Be total, be whole hearted.
Third Stage: 10 minutes
With raised arms, jump up and down shouting the mantra, "Hoo! Hoo! Hoo!" as deeply as possible. Each time you land, on the flats of your feet, let the sound hammer deep into the sex center. Give all you have; exhaust yourself totally.
Fourth Stage: 15 minutes
Stop! Freeze wherever you are, in whatever position you find yourself. Don't arrange the body in any way. A cough, a movement - anything will dissipate the energy flow and the effort will be lost. Stay completely still, and be a witness to everything that is happening to you.
See third stage clip above to view demo
Fifth Stage: 15 minutes
Celebrate through dance, expressing your gratitude towards the whole. Carry your happiness with you throughout the day.
For more information we recommend this book:Meditation The First and Last Freedom
The most comprehensive guide available to all the Osho Active Meditations, plus a variety of other techniques offered at the Osho Meditation Resort in India, and at Osho meditation events around the world. "The first upgrade to meditation since Buddha's time." Published in the USA by St. Martin's Press the book has been re-issued in a more compact and portable format. In addition to dozens of meditation techniques, the book is an invaluable resource for meditators with Osho responses to questions people have encountered along the way.
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