Gurdwara - The Purpose Of Life Is Happiness

 
Date:
December 28, 1986
Location:
Los Angeles, CA
 
 
 
 

Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ka Khalsa Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ki Fateh.

The purpose of life is happiness. In our simple vernacular we call it Cherdi Kala. Cherdi Kala mean a twist over calamities with the power you claim yourself. Actually if you understand Sikh religion, Sikh religion is a science. There is a saying that truth is so infinite it cannot be said I agree. Truth is so infinite it cannot be said but truth is so limited it can be seen because there is only one truth, there are not that many truth you have to go for. You are searching truth, going from man to man, person to person, place to place, from fad to fad, from facet to facet, from religion to religion but in all this what we have lost is the peace. We have no peace of mind, no peace at heart because there is a one truth and one truth needs one person to have one commitment at one time forever but you have forever everything else than any love and affection for the truth because your fear creates duality.

Your ego creates insecurity. Between ego and fear you are being grinded by two wheels and what I see is people very unhappy. The purpose of life which is happiness is lost. Then what is the purpose? Then everything else is useless. If; there is a big if; money can buy happiness, if it is true, then every rich man, person should be happy, and every poor man should be unhappy. But surprisingly, poor people are more happy than the rich people.

Last night I was watching the interview in the Tent city, the guy doesn't have anything to eat, he has nothing to sleep and he was being asked, "Are you unhappy?"

He said, "No."

His no was so strong, it freaked me out. It just like came out of the television like a cannon fire. He said, "No, I am not unhappy."

He said, "But are you happy?"

He said, "No, I am not happy either. What is happy and unhappy?"

Actually he was real happy, he was most content. They asked him all the question and he gave one simple answer.

Our insecurity makes us to work; makes us work wonders but GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Nanak First Guru of the Sikhs. NanakGuru Nanak First Guru of the Sikhs. spoke a very simple truth. Ek Ong Kar you are the creation of the one. What happens, where comes then the duality? Duality comes you think you are the creation of the one and also you are creation of your own self. So this is the game we all play. On one hand...

You know it is very funny. I asked somebody, I said, "You go to these people, you know they are not right but you do go."

He said, "I like their Sangat, I like their Satsang, I like their everything."

So I sent somebody, I said, "Go and find out what is that special they do which we don't do."

And the report came to me and he said, "Sir, we cannot do what they do."

I said, "But what do you mean what they do? They must be doing something."

He said, "They cater, they focus at some person and they cater to him so much."

And I said, "That's nonsense, why one should cater to somebody?"

He said, "That's what all is about. Catering."

So religion has become a catering service. Among Sikhs also a person who takes AmritAmrit , Aamrit The nectar of bliss; also the ceremony in which a person dedicates their life to the Khalsa. and just reads few Banis once a while, you know, his mind is somewhere else but he sits before the Gutka and finishes it, you talk to him, he thinks he is a superior Sikh. Super superior Sikhs, superior Sikhs, Sikhs, inferior Sikhs, below normal. I mean, there is a great weight here. In reality Sikh belongs to the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. and GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. belongs to Sikh, there is no two opinions about it. You are as good as Sikhs as you dedicatedly think you belong to your GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . You are as worst a Sikh as dedicatedly you belong to yourself.

If as a Sikh you feel you are a good Sikh you are the worst ever person to be a Sikh.

'Namey Da ommey Naal Virodh Hai.'

'Ego has a direct animosity to God's man.'

And just to presume that you are a better Sikh or you are good Sikh or you are a great Sikh, it's the worst thing and also some people you'll meet, they say, "No, no, no, I am just a, I am not a Sikh, I don't know anything." They are also worst. They produce mistrust, they are equally rotten as the other ones are. So these two categories, those who are lazy and those who are fanatics are the worst and they are part of the religion. Every religion you'll find both qualities. This both fact will exist side by side because person who is not willing to come out has no faith in God and person who comes too much fanatically has no love for God because in the worst of the worst of the worst there is a God, in the best of the best in the best of the best there is a God.

Nothing exist without God and Sikh religion has a one simple thing - triumph over tragedy. If you don't understand this little thing you don't understand Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. at all, doesn't matter how much turban you wear and how much you pretend to be a Sikh and whatever you do is a waste. What is the idea of eating a very nourished food and very good when you are sick all the time? It means what you are eating you are not digesting.

To be a Sikh is a very simple quality - triumph over tragedy. Prosperity unto Infinity because you start in Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. as Ek Ek Ong Kar. You are the creation of the one. You'll be surprised, in the history of the religions there is not a one man who is a man of God and who has not faced a tragedy. There is not one man of God who has not faced a treachery. There is not one man of God who has not faced unsympathetic behaviour of the mobs and the masses. Question is why.

Answer is very simple. When you are one pointedly graceful disgrace must put a test to you. When you are one pointedly loyal treachery must test you out. I do not understand why this simple thing is not understood. When you become rich thieves will try their best. If they can't get to you, it's their bad luck. Why not? If you are beautiful, somebody shall exploit you, if you are idiot nobody will bother. If you are a wise person, everybody wants you. These are the polarities of life. Polarities of life are the realities of life, they cannot be denied, they can be confronted. Now the simple tragedy is, if you are a Sikh and you are without wisdom, you are in trouble because what is a Sikh, Sikh is Akal Moorat, Ajooni, Saibhung. I am not disagreeing with these days that some of the Sikhs do not even know how to be beautiful.

By its own grace, by the word of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Sikh by itself is a beautiful person. He doesn't need any other make up. He is made up to be beautiful and in the words of GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Nanak First Guru of the Sikhs. NanakGuru Nanak First Guru of the Sikhs. he is Akal Moorat, he lives exactly as God made him so and within his lifetime when he comes to the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. he confirms it. Lo, is that, is that too much asking? So basically his beauty which is Infinite beauty is confirmed and then his wisdom which is his invisible wisdom become visible in that confirmation. That is why GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. said 'RehitRehit Code of Conduct. Piare Mohe Ko Sikh Piaaraa Naaheh.'

RehitRehit Code of Conduct. does not mean that you do not understand what RehitRehit Code of Conduct. is. Word is Re Hath; be so till Infinite. So my life is, till my last breath. That's why I used to say,

Sikhi Swasa Naal Nivey.'

'With every breath I may continue to be Sikh.'

We do not say Mangalvaar Tuesday I am Sikh, Wednesday I am not. Sunday I am Sikh, Monday I am not. We say, with every breath and we say Jagalthe Supna Pala; being awake my dreams are better if in dreams I find the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . We do not deny the reality and we do not accept the non-reality. That's a Sikh.

Now some people are very neurotic and if you ask them, "Why you are creating this neurotic situation?"

He said, "To draw attention I just want to make an impact."

It mean all your energy you are putting off to your neurosis, you are not putting your energy after your wisdom. Wisdom is not in creating neurotic ruckus. Wisdom is in Sehaj Sabaag - live and let live and the greatest impact is, if you live and doubly you let live, everybody will love you because love is not for meat and bones, please understand that. Love is not sex and sensuality, love is not feelings and emotions and commotions. Love is a simple flow of life. If love is not life, then why don't you love dead people? Kiss them, hug them, have intercourse with them, have children from them, don't stop. If somebody dies keep him forever. You tried that. You created mummies and you said one day they are going to get up and they are going to shake hands with you and it is a dream. You are living in that neurotic dream for centuries.

So what is a love? Love is nothing but the feel for the soul. Love is not the feel of the body, love is not the play of the mind. Love is the feel of the soul. Under a given time and space if you feel the feel of the soul. That is why GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. talks to the mind.

'Eh Mana Mere Aa Tu Sada Raho Har Naale, Har Naal Rou Tu Maan Mere Dookh Sab Visarana Angikaar Kare Tera Karan Sabh Savarna.'

God is with you. Ang Sang Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. - Angikaar Kare Tera; with every limb; this finger has three bends. With every bend the command is of that of God. Otherwise one bend can get stiff, you call it arthritis. It is a simple thing that one bend has refused to bend and that is what the greatest thing in this world is today. Greatest thing in this world is not what we have, not what we don't have. Greatest thing in this world is to know our ways, our fundamental, our take, our Oath, SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Teri Oath, Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Teri Take. Where we ultimately want to lean? Our lineage and linkage is that Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . If lineage and linkage is Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , the world shall bow to you.

'Jis Neech Ko Koi Na Jaane, NaamNaam , Nam The manifested identity of the essence. The word derives from Naa-ay-ma , which means "that which is not, now is born." A Naam gives identity, form, and expression to that which was only essence or subtle before. It is also referred to as the Word. Japath Choukonth Maane.'

'All four corners shall bow to the one and the one who is so mean, who nobody cares to know, four corners of the world shall bow to that man. Because why? Because that one man has bowed to the one.'

And when one merges in one, Infinity is experienced. Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. is understood. Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. is experienced, God is experienced. It's a caliber of the human body and it is the potential of the human mind to experience Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . Every religion is beautiful, I have nothing to say about it because I have studied them, I have understood them. They are doing great job but ultimately, purpose of religion is to experience Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , experience Ek Ong Kar.

Then question arises, what is the key? Key is very simple, Ek Ong Kar SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. Gurprasad; that's the key. The creation is that of the one which you want to experience and it comes as a gift, as a blessing from the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , from the true GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . Khalsa Mera SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Poora. Khalsa is my perfect true GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . These are the words of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. Gobind SinghGuru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. . It is that reality which you have learned to declare, which you have learnt to feel which you have learnt to experience with which you can touch other people. That Divine touch of purity, of Infinity, of creativity will bring you prosperity. A real happiness, not emotional, nothing is emotional.

I definitely remember; Mahatma Gandhi was to go for the prayer. Home ministry had the information that there is a possibility that he shall be attacked. Late evening some officers who were responsible for the security approached him and said, "Tomorrow we can make different arrangement for the prayer or you can cancel the prayer so we may have enough time to investigate."

Do you know what was his reply? He say, "It will be unpeaceful and it will be very disturbing for the people who come to see me and be with me, death doesn't mean anything."

He was shot, he was dead. His last word was, 'Hey Ram,' everybody heard that. Now that is what is called a incident and accident which happened with the knowledge but look at something else.

Look at the history of each Sikh. Look at the history of Samman and Musan, look at the history of Subek Singh, look at the history of Matidas, look at the words of Banda Bahadur. When Banda Bahadur was arrested, the punishment was to take a hot plier and pull his flesh. Hot plier because he may not bleed and die soon, not it was a matter of to keep him warm. I mean, don't misunderstand that. It's a torture which was done in Moguls' time. He satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. down there and they like vultures started pulling his meat slowly, so that under that torture he may agree to accept. He was aloof. Then his young son was brought, they did open heart surgery, took his heart and put in his mouth. He didn't budge. When it came to the point that his body was going to fall, they asked him question.

"Bande who are you?"

He said, "I am Banda of GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. Gobind SinghGuru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. , I am a Sikh of GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. Gobind SinghGuru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ."

"There are lot of Sikhs who say you are not they call themselves Tat Khalsa, The Khalsae, they call you Bandae Khalsa, you have started your own religion, you have started your own kingdom, you have denied GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. Gobind SinghGuru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ."

Banda said, "I am not giving you my dying declaration, I am alive. Please do what you are doing physically but don't mentally torture me by telling me that I am not the Sikh of GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. Gobind SinghGuru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. . I am, I was and I shall be."

That is the state of mind of the experience. In American English and in English-English it is called commitment and commitment is not only that you come to the GurdwaraGurdwara Literally the door of the Guru; traditional place where Sikh worship services are held. and you feel you are a Sikh. No. Commitment is when you are out of GurdwaraGurdwara Literally the door of the Guru; traditional place where Sikh worship services are held. you always feel you are in GurdwaraGurdwara Literally the door of the Guru; traditional place where Sikh worship services are held. and you are commitedly living as a Sikh of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . That is love. In love we never forget, if you love somebody we talk about that person, we remember that person, we make phone calls to that person, we wait for that person, we keep the pictures of that person, we do everything for that person. Exactly the same way is when you love God and GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. .

It is the same thing. So is here, so is there. Whatever is Brahm, that is what Para Paar Brahm is. Wherever your behaviour indicates here, whatever your behaviour shall indicate here and whatever you can indicate here, that indication is what Divine is in you. Some people have sold out their consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. , some people have left DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. , some people out of anger are trying to attack DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. , destroy it, they don't understand it. They don't understand simple thing.

'Astra Kardine Karbar Jojo Nind Kare Iss Grehan Ki Tisa Gayi Maare Kartaar.'

'The places of worship, the places of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , the Sikhs of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. are protected by God.'

SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. is always Ang Sang of the Sikh. As Sikhs longing a love is always with his GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. .

Eh Manaa Meri Aah Sada Raho Har Naale - it is a self lesson. Oh my mind, be with God all the time. Har Naal Raho tu Maan Mere Dookh Sabh Visarana. What is the benefit being with God? Then all the pain and the disease will, Visar means will be forgetful, will be all forgotten.

Benefit of love is that you are always in Cherdi Kala. You are in a very high spirit. You are in utmost happiness but the tragedy of that is too. When you are in Cherdi Kala there is a test. When you are in college there is a test, when you are graduating there is a test. Now you want to be graduate without test. It's not yet possible. Neither it was nor is and I don't think tomorrow test is test.

I was just laughing that day, I said, "Well, if this happens that I have to leave this body, then the Khalsa Council and the Sikhs will have the procedure to elect a new Siri Singh SahibSiri Singh Sahib Honorary title given to Yogi Bhajan to indicate his role as spiritual leader of Sikh Dharma in the West. His complete title within Sikh Dharma is Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji. , whosoever that will be." And I said, "My prayer is that in adversity he may not forget that he is not a human." It will be the greatest blunder of anybody who happens to be Siri Singh SahibSiri Singh Sahib Honorary title given to Yogi Bhajan to indicate his role as spiritual leader of Sikh Dharma in the West. His complete title within Sikh Dharma is Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji. of tomorrow to remember not that he is not human anymore. You cannot be a human and you cannot be a personal and Siri Singh SahibSiri Singh Sahib Honorary title given to Yogi Bhajan to indicate his role as spiritual leader of Sikh Dharma in the West. His complete title within Sikh Dharma is Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji. . If you are Siri Singh SahibSiri Singh Sahib Honorary title given to Yogi Bhajan to indicate his role as spiritual leader of Sikh Dharma in the West. His complete title within Sikh Dharma is Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji. then you are totally dedicated to God and to the purpose of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. .

Then you cannot serve your ego. If you will serve your ego you shall fall apart because people shall test him. People will know him, people will speak to him, people will sue him, people will threat him, people will kill him, people will do what peoples do, he has to do what Siri Singh SahibSiri Singh Sahib Honorary title given to Yogi Bhajan to indicate his role as spiritual leader of Sikh Dharma in the West. His complete title within Sikh Dharma is Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji. has to do. He is not himself, he is the servant of the Panth, he is the servant of the Khalsa, he shall serve.

There was a congregation at Amritsar. The Mogul Government said this title of the Nawabi, that means the rulership to the Panth KhalsaPanth Khalsa The ordained Ministry of Sikh Dharma; also refers to the general body of the Khalsa worldwide. . Now it is a history. The Jethadar of Akal Takhat ordered the Kapur Singh to accept the title. There were two purposes in it. Kapur Singh had a duty to clean the horses, whatever stables and everything else. So one way the Khalsa wanted to let them know that man who clean the horses stable is worth the rulership which you are sending us, that was one purpose. Second was Kapur Singh was a great servant of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . So Nawab Kapur Singh now we call him, accepted the title on one condition - that he shall not be asked to refuse the services granted by the Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. . Nawab Kapur Singh after being Nawab being with the richness and with the title was still cleaning the stable because when Nawab Kapur Singh was asked, why so, he said, "My dedication to serve the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. shall remain above all in priorities. What has brought me this title I must not forget it."

And that is what GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. Gobind SinghGuru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. , the father of the Khalsa Nation said,

'Inhi Ki Kripa Se Sajay Hum Hai,Nahi Tho Maiso Gereeb Karod.'

'There are millions like me, I have been dedicated and decorated because of the blessing of these, Inhi.'

And he was addressing at that time the Khalsa Congregation. And then my tears fell in my prayer, totally confrontingly, I understand the body has been consumed and time is coming nearer each day to go and it will not be very long when you will not have this body. You loved me or you hated me or you inspired me or you degraded me, it doesn't matter. Jo Upjo, So Binse, whosoever is born shall die, rule shall apply but the most beautiful thing to share with you today is that Khalsa Council is meeting in perfect dedication and peace.

They are deciding very graciously our tomorrow. Such a beautiful is this family, such a wonderful is the membership of this family that this time winter solstice was well attended. That proves the point that it is not the man, it is the light. Our dedication to light, is true, it is there. We are the Sikhs of the Siri GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. GranthGranth Literally: knot: book. , we are the body of the Khalsa, under the leadership of the Siri GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. GranthGranth Literally: knot: book. and it's most happy situation to understand that in the last eighteen years we have not only accepted it, we have practiced it. We have practiced it.

Yesterday I had a very happy conversation with Baba Nihaal Singh in London and something struck me very boldly when he said, "I am very eager to come to have audience with the Khalsa in the Western Hemisphere."

Now this is the Jethadar of the Dharna Dal, a very practicing Khalsa, it's not a ordinary man but when his expression came that, "I want to come to Western Hemisphere to have, Khalsa Jiddhaar Karan JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Karde."

And I said, "You are most welcome. Come and please honor us."

Some of you at certain moment of your life might be thinking that you are true Sikh or not. Let me tell you the test of a true Sikh. When test come, excel, that is the truth all I know, that's the truth you have to know.

Triumph over tragedy is ten over ten, it is Infinity to Infinity, it is grace to grace, there is no other craze, there is no other case, it is always to test your grace and when the grace is tested, just remember one thing - it is the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's flag you are carrying, it is the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's arm you are binding on and it is the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's grace you are carrying, it doesn't belong to you. Then you'll have all the strength of the Khalsa to protect it.

In my life so many times some people have approached me and the bottom line of them is, think about your personal self, think about your wife and children, think about this and this, think about your retirement, think about your tomorrow and my answer to them through this congregation is, I do not think, it is not human to think, it is not intelligent to think. Thinking is the process of duality, thinking is the process of inexperience, thinking is the exploration into the point of finite and Infinity and balance thereof. I have found the Infinity, the lotus feet of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . I don't have to think.

Sochai Soch Na Hovai Je Soche LakhLakh 100,000. Var.'

'You think hundred thousand time your thinking will not solve the problem.'

I have solved my problem, I don't have a problem. Therefore I refuse to think.

My GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. is alive and well and shall carry me through, through thick and thin and if you ever remember me for any reason known and unknown to you, just remember my bottom line. Out of the entire GurbaniGurbani Word of the Guru, Refers particularly to the words from the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. and entire knowledge and what I have gone through all my study and experience my Pugti and Jugti and my Jachna of the Jaan is very simple, I am going to sum it up.

'Ketia Dukh Bukh Sadh Maar Eh Be Dat Teree Dataar. Band Khalaasee Bhaanai Ho Aure Aakh Na Sake Ko.'

'There may be many many times of hunger, pain and it may multiply in hundred thousand time, my lord God it's all Thy gift.'

Band Khalaasee Bhaanai ho - through Thy will only a redemption will take place, Aure Aakh Na Sake Ko - none other can say it so.

Beyond that I don't know much and that is Sach, that is truth and don't intend to know either and there is no reason for it and secondly, you are not Sikhs because you wanted to be. You are Sikhs because it is written on your forehead. It is a gift to you.

Nobody will ever become a Sikh by his or her will, remember this and remember me for this. You shall be a Sikh because it is the will of God and it is the blessing of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . If you couldn't be, you are not meant to be.

Don't you see among ourself in eighteen years those who were calling their big titles and flashing their big titles or chuckling into their refuge and have lost their grace, those who used to claim if I ever betray the Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. or the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. shoot me in my back, they don't have even front today? Titles cannot save you, they can make you to serve. This is a one religion where higher you are humble you are, is the principle Divine. In this religion higher you are, up titled you are you will crack like a shattered glass.

'Ommey Da Navey Naal Virodh Hai.'

'Ego has a direct conflict with God's grace.'

'Ommey Vadda Rog Hai, Daaro Bhi Ismay.'

'Ego is the biggest disease but there is a solution in it.'

What is the solution? If you give it to the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , then you become master of masters. If you offer your ego at the lotus feet of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , you shall touch the heart of God.

Today I would have been if physically possible, would be talking before the Khalsa Council but I am talking to the Khalsa and this tape of mine I so desire you send by a special mail to reach them. I want them to understand that they have to start working now with a potential responsibility without me in physical body.

My spirit shall not betray because it is the bound soul for the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's service whereas GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's cause shall be in manifold million strength I shall be there to serve but in physical body time is approaching near and it has to be understood by each one of you, in the name of love you have been practicing, don't turn into a lie, love must not turn into a lie, it shall be a lie if your love is only physical, not mentally to invoke the spirituality and the strength of the soul. It shall not be considered a truth. If God gives me the breath of life I shall face the enemies in the middle of this war, I shall meet them halfway. If I have to die I shall die serving as the Siri Singh SahibSiri Singh Sahib Honorary title given to Yogi Bhajan to indicate his role as spiritual leader of Sikh Dharma in the West. His complete title within Sikh Dharma is Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji. of the Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. as ordained.

Side B

... We shall not compromise under any cost and circumstances with the faithless. My compassion tells me to love them and forgive them, to hug them and kiss them but my faith tells me also to protect the DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. and as a servant of this DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. it's my duty I shall not lead men who have relied in faith in me to something, which is nonsensically emotional. I shall not betray the total strength and the betterment of the Khalsa Nation. I shall not for my personal advantages sell out the future of the Sikhs to these non-believers. Whatever happens to me physically, mentally and spiritually I shall bear it with the strength which GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. has given me. So let me make it very clear, I shall not compromise with the Soviet agents. I shall not agree to the onslaught pressure of this godless communist agents. I shall serve the Khalsa Panth exactly as GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. has dictated me. I shall not bend or bow under whatever circumstances are.

Not that I am in America, please make it very clear. If I would have been making this declaration in Moscow I shall be exactly saying the same thing and I do want to warn those who get twelve hundred rupees or two hundred dollars a week or twelve hundred rupees a month in Punjab or two hundred dollars here from those funds that we are not Sikh as a camouflage, we are not Sikhs because we are paid by CIA, we are not Sikhs because we are serving the American government. We are Sikhs because GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. has bestowed us with that knowledge, with that love and with that experience. We are Sikhs by our own right, with our own GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. forever and you can take few Patats here and there and you think you can mess around, it is our history as a record it has been happening to us from the very day one. We have not forgotten Babur's time and we have not forgotten yesterday what happened in Amritsar in Delhi.

Our spirit is a brotherhood of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. and our body is a dedication to serve that spirit. Therefore there is nothing which can, which can bend us and unfortunately, I want to also ensure every Sikh everywhere we are not slogan raising Sikhs we are very practical, extremely intelligence and we have a perfect counterintelligence to watch our interest. We are very aware of today and tomorrow and we are very well aware of yesterday. Yesterday to us is before us, today is what we are working on, tomorrow is where we have to succeed and we have no absolutely doubt that with our faith in the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , with our compassion and love, with our kindness we shall win every heart. Please remember that after every storm comes shine and bright day.

When I talk to you that nineteen eighty-four to eighty-eight, four years are going to be very harsh on us you never even understood and you were just asking question in nineteen seventy what that means. Now it is eighty-six, you are entering eighty-seven, now you understand? You know now? Well this is how it is. Eighty-four is twelve, it means three, it is half devil half Divine, I am teaching you a science of the stars because stars is the energy of the God. In three devil hit us to prove our Divine, eighty-five Ath Panj Terah, eighty-four and eighty-four we gave a call, let us call it the year of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . People mocked at us but we understood at that time, we wrote letter to everybody every Sikh in the world Ki Chorasi Kati Yehi yeh Chorasa Sirasaal, yeh Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Karke Bataoo, the Choras will be redeemed this is the year eighty-four, let us Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. through the whole year. You know what the reply was? "Yogiji, some Brahman is living next to you, now you are telling us the numericals? Is some Brahmin is your neighborhood you are telling us the science of numericals?"

I said, "Numerical "Akhree naamNaam , Nam The manifested identity of the essence. The word derives from Naa-ay-ma , which means "that which is not, now is born." A Naam gives identity, form, and expression to that which was only essence or subtle before. It is also referred to as the Word. akhree saalaah. Akhree gi-aan geet gun gaah." This Akhree da science hai, this is the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. has said, there is no harm in learning things. Eighty-five, Ath Panch Terah, you know what thirteen means? And it was a cup of prayer and we went our first trial and test. Eighty-six, Aat Chi Chouda, is the year of balance, five. You know so many things came and shaky. Earth move under our feet, slander hit us, tons of money via London came to Toronto and Toronto to America to destroy Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. in the western world and those who call themself Sikhs came out with that money and those slogans and everything, you have seen that trial and turmoil and they were the one on one side they went to Delhi and said these are the conditions and we are with you, on the other they said let us not agree. They did everything.

They are those people who went to Baba Nihaal Singh and said, "You are the Sikh of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , come with us and lead us." On the other hand they told government that, "We have planted these things in the place, go and attack it."

These are the those people who said, if anybody will enter Golden Temple it will be on our dead body, on the other hand they went Delhi and told, 'come on attack.' You know eighty-four and eighty-five and you know eighty-six. Now we are saying farewell to eighty-six and now we are going to enter eighty-seven, it's a year of six, man in prayer. Your power of prayer will continue.

And today I'll go on record for those who satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. in this Mandir of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. and specially when it was under construction. Hardly there used to be a place to sit when we were marbling it and this marbling and also tell the enemies we are ready to meet you halfway, we are not going to give up, don't misunderstand us, we are not hiding ourself, we have strength, we have unity, we have spirit of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. and I am just thanking those who still came, clean some little place and continue chanting the mantraMantra Sounds or words that tune or control the mind. Man means mind. Tra-ng is the wave or movement of the mind. Mantra is a wave, a repetition of sound and rhythm that directs or controls the mind. When you recite a mantra you have impact through the meridian points in the mouth, through its meaning, through its pattern of energy, through its rhythm, and through its naad - energetic shape in time. Recited correctly a mantra will activate areas of the nervous system and brain and allow you to shift your state and the perceptual vision or energetic ability associated with it. .

Those stalwarts, those weaklings, those very unknown, those without titles, those without very flashy Banas, I bow to them today, I acknowledge them. It is their grace will keep the DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. going, it is that priceless work calling on God on the hour which shall keep us alive. I acknowledge them and I pray to the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. that GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. may bestow on them all his love and his blessings and those of you who have come here with the spirit, just understand tomorrow or few days from now, the year starts of prayer and eighty-eight, the year of seven the elevation and then we are set, so don't forget it, it is all in the name of the game, let us play as sportsmen under the flag of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . Under his lordship let us proceed and let us welcome.

There is a possibility of a very serious attack from these quarters in the next year. They are frustrated. Yesterday there was enquiry why everybody has not taken off turban in Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. and I laughingly said, I said, "What for? They are very expert in tying the turbans. Don't expect they are going off very soon."

And then I, in a humorous way, you know, my humor, I say, "Hey, I am not working these days, why don't you give that money to me? Why you are wasting on these quarters? Now can we not talk direct?"

He said, "You don't have a price."

I said, "Yeah, so you said it, I don't have a price."

"Is there price on you Yogiji?"

I said, "Five, ten million dollars I'll still betray you, try it."

(Students laugh)

He said, "Five, ten million is a lot of money."

I said, "For me it is not, I mean, we will decorate GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Ram Das Fourth Guru of the Sikhs. Ram DasGuru Ram Das Fourth Guru of the Sikhs. AshramAshram , Aashram A community of practitioners who come together to live conscious, mindful lives. , we will do other things, we will pray for you but man, you won't get from me what you want but try, it's worthwhile."

"Will you give me a receipt?"

I said, "Openly." And I said, "Tomorrow in GurdwaraGurdwara Literally the door of the Guru; traditional place where Sikh worship services are held. I am specially going to tell the whole Sangat, if you as a gentleman a cross double agent give me five to ten million dollar I'll receive in the name of Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. under my signatures." And I said, "I don't feel guilty about it, you are neurotically anti-guard anyway. To squeeze some money out of you is a pleasure of the Khalsa."

(Students laugh)

So what I am explaining to you my dear friends, my brothers and sister in faith, congregation of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , tomorrow is all yours, play it well but just remember, when you fall part of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. falls and when you live, part of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. lives. That is exactly what it means in Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ka Khalsa Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ki Fateh.

You are part of the Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. and your victory is that of the Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . Doesn't matter what it takes you, play the role with the grace. We cannot lose the case because we shall not lose the grace. We cannot lose the case because we shall not lose the grace, we shall meet halfway and we love you all. We have the privilege to serve you all but we cannot deny the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's dictate. There is no place for our personalities and there is no place for our ego. There is a place for our dedication and the dictate of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. to be practiced. Therefore on this day I ask of Thee all of you, let us recharge ourself, let us re-dictate ourself and let us dedicate ourself for the New Year for enhancing the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's grace and by spreading the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's word wherever we can. Let us all get united under one banner, under one God to serve one GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , the Siri GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. GranthGranth Literally: knot: book. .

Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ka Khalsa Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ki Fateh.

(YB recites ArdasArdas Prayer; the formal group prayer of the Sikhs. )

SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. NamSat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Naam , Nam The manifested identity of the essence. The word derives from Naa-ay-ma , which means "that which is not, now is born." A Naam gives identity, form, and expression to that which was only essence or subtle before. It is also referred to as the Word. Sri Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. NamSat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Naam , Nam The manifested identity of the essence. The word derives from Naa-ay-ma , which means "that which is not, now is born." A Naam gives identity, form, and expression to that which was only essence or subtle before. It is also referred to as the Word. Sri Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. NamSat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Naam , Nam The manifested identity of the essence. The word derives from Naa-ay-ma , which means "that which is not, now is born." A Naam gives identity, form, and expression to that which was only essence or subtle before. It is also referred to as the Word. Sri Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. .

SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. NamSat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Naam , Nam The manifested identity of the essence. The word derives from Naa-ay-ma , which means "that which is not, now is born." A Naam gives identity, form, and expression to that which was only essence or subtle before. It is also referred to as the Word. Sri Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. NamSat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Naam , Nam The manifested identity of the essence. The word derives from Naa-ay-ma , which means "that which is not, now is born." A Naam gives identity, form, and expression to that which was only essence or subtle before. It is also referred to as the Word. Sri Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. NamSat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Naam , Nam The manifested identity of the essence. The word derives from Naa-ay-ma , which means "that which is not, now is born." A Naam gives identity, form, and expression to that which was only essence or subtle before. It is also referred to as the Word. Sri Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. .

Students: Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ka Khalsa Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ki Fateh.

(Students sing Agian Hai AkaalAkaal Undying. Ki...)

Boleeeeeeeeeeeeeey Sooooooonihaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaal

Students: SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. Siri AkaalAkaal Undying. ...

Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ka Khalsa Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ki Fateh.

YB: Let us stand before the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. and let us all chant,

'Rakhe Rakhan Har Apu Barium.

Gurke Pehari Pai Kai rian.'

'Oh Ya Apdhyan Manono Sariyan.'

'Sath Janake Sang Poujo Tharian'

'Sakath Nindik Dusth Kin Me Padarian.'

'Thes Sahib Ke Take, Nanak Mane Man.'

'Jith Simro Samo Sagale Dhook Ja.'

Let us pray through this ShabadShabad , Shabd Sound, especially subtle sound or sound imbued with consciousness. It is a property or emanation of consciousness itself. If you meditate on shabad it awakens your awareness. for the incoming year, let us pray before the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. for all causes and all claims, let us dedicate the year (?) to that purpose, to that cause.

Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ka Khalsa Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ki Fateh.

(There is a HukamHukam An order from the Guru. recited again.)

(A student translates): Nanak (?) there is but one God, by true GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's grace He is obtained, endeavor and intelligence are the bounties of the lord, the searcher of heart, as he implies, so do the men do, endeavor and intelligence are the bounties of the lord, the searcher of heart as he implies, so do the men do, as the violin (?) upon, the wires of the violin, so do the men, instruments play the lord can. Oh men, utter thou the lord's name with Thy tongue, by virtue of the (?) inscribed on my forehead, I have attained my GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. and the lord God is enshrined in my mind, pause, (?) only valuable and (?) oh lord God save Thou him as he is Thy servant, as Thou save the lord from the clutches of Harnakash.

YB corrects the student: Harnakash (Hirankashp)

Student: And assured him into Thy refuge the state and life department of how many sinners should I narrate him Thou oh lord has purified (?) to handle other and carry dead beasts into (?) and were saved. Oh lord merciful to the meek, though various kind of devotees across the one ocean, save Thou me the sinner from the sin, my God make me the slave of the slave of Thine slave, so if Nanak is called an attendant of Thine, oh Lord merciful to the meek, thou various kind of devotees across the world ocean save Thou me the sinner from the sin, my God make me the salve of the salve of Thine slave, so if Nanak is called an attendant of Thine.

Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ka Khalsa Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ki Fateh.

YB: In nutshell this HukamHukam An order from the Guru. is very not very complicated but it look so. The intelligence given to you is the part of the God, as violin has its string so human has his intelligence and his consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. , his feeling as his emotions but when you start playing it, you do not play it with harmony. When God plays it, it is always a harmony of the universe. So basically sometime you have this misunderstanding that your intelligence is yours and you forget it is the gift of the God. You say, "What I should do with my consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. , it doesn't serve for me." It is given to you as a gift of God. My feelings are very strong today. Test them in the sense of the Divinity of totality and see if you are more important than anybody else in the world.

Your feelings for saving yourself and lying around and telling lies and correcting and gaining time and space, just understand what time and space means to you in the face of ultimate reality and realm of truth. All what we create is not what we should be creating and it all happens because what is given to us as gift has a virtue, we made it to a vice because we limit it, we kill it and make it impossible for it to serve us. We become the masters of something which is totally Divine in us and do not allow the rhythm to prevail in absolute the harmony and that's why we become individually neurotic and in those neurosis we harm ourself by wasting time and we try to harm others by wasting their energy. If life is to live, let live the God promises you to carry through the oceans of his world safe and sound and just as you go for a boat ride, that's how joyful the life shall be.

Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ka Khalsa Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ki Fateh.

(Everybody sings Sab Sikhan Ko Hukamahe...)

(The song Baani GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. is sung)

Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ka Khalsa Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. Ki Fateh.

Student: Please be seated for one minute.

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