Sw Samarpan David
(David Leslie Kent)
Neo-sannyasin since 1982.
In 1986 started the Padma Meditation Centre in Medellín, Colombia.
In 1988 translated two Osho discourses, one on celebration and one on meditation, and published them as a bilingual book called ¡Celebra! ¡Medita!.
Kidnapped in 1990 by guerrillas of the National Liberation Army (in Colombia), shared Osho's vision (and jokes) with the guerrillas in "the mountains of Colombia." Always laughed at their jokes as they were holding the machine guns.
In 2013 published ¡Celebra! ¡Medita! as an iBooks iPad edition (Spanish-only), available free of charge through AppleiTunes Bookstores in 32 countries.
Published 25th Anniversary edition of ¡Celebra! ¡Media! (Editorial Padma, 2013) in July 2013 with new orange cover.
Sw Samarpan David now lives near Silver City, New Mexico (2020).
- Silver City, NM
- email Samarpan David