Phoenix Lecture

 
Date:
November 7, 1976
Location:
Phoenix, AZ
 
 
 
 

... If you can do that in reality and truth we can create such a happiness around us. Our bodies will glow in the radiance of God, our mind will rest in peace of God, and our dignity and prophecy, prosperity will be subjected to the Divinity of God and man shall find the eternal peace and then we can love our neighbors better than us. It is my privilege to serve the house of 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 the people in (?) for this I am grateful to you all who came to listen and still (?) whatever came to myself through His will and you listen to His will and that is where we all are one in that one 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. , "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: "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: Boley Sonihaaaaaaaaal...

Students: Saaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat Siri Akal

Student: (----)

YB: Sit down please. Take a chance wherever (?). Human body is granted to us as identity. I'll speak very slowly; you may not find difficulty to follow me. Human body is given to us as identity. It identifies the individual, in the law of polarity as you are in a Yoga you are a (?). Human body is given to you, to me and to everybody for the purpose of sensory experience. Neither you are a body...

(Please sit down, sit down on that chair dear. Sit down, sit down in that chair)

You are not a human body, you are not a human mind, you are not a human soul. You are you as a human, which puts these three together. And until you don't believe this you cannot get out of suffering.

You may read every book, you may go to every YogiYogi One who has attained a state of yoga (union) where polarities are mastered and transcended. One who practices the disciplines of yoga and has attained self-mastery. and swamiSwami Master. and give away all your money and get rid of, you make universities and colleges, you make atom bombs, or you make anything for peace or harmony, there is no heavens. Because moment you think you are a body you are caught by senses. When you think your mind you are caught by intellect. When you are caught by soul then you are caught by cause and effect. And where there is a action there is a equal and opposite reaction and when you are trapped in that you cannot be you. You cannot flow, you cannot be peaceful. You have to hassle all the time. 'I must be good.' Oh hell with you! Who are you to be good? Just watch what is goodness and what is badness, just enjoy it. Let your psyche flow through you. I went to a psychic; you know it's my hobby. If I find in town there is a psychic, I even miss my lecture, I go!

(Students laugh)

I like to know how they make people fool and she started reading me and she said, 'this is this, this is this,' I said, "Are you seeing a flower like a rose with white petals?"

She said, "Yes, how you know that?"

I said, "No, I am just asking you."

(Students laugh)

She said, "But definitely I saw it, definitely..."

I said, "This is what I am saying you saw it. Isn't it?"

She said, "Yes, I saw it."

I said, "Then you have interpreted it wrong. You saw a rose with white petals but you did not see arrangement of the petals. You are just interpreting it for me and I know you are interpreting wrong."

She said, "Wait a minute let me see it again."

I said, "Now you can't see it because I have (?)."

What I am trying to tell you is that there is a human thing, human saying, it is a interpretation, in your explanation, in your talking, in your love, in your hatred, in your personality, in your everything there is a one thing they call it human touch. And it is totally individual. And that is you. Rest is hotch-potch-cotch-totch whatever it is. Everybody eats, everybody sleeps, everybody makes sex, everybody raise children, everybody jumps, everybody falls down, that what it means. That's all is there. You give a piece of wood, a stick of wood to twenty people, equal size, equal wood, equally seasoned, everything perfect and give twenty people the knife and tell them to just cut it in a way to make a figure out of it.

Put one figure before them. Everybody's figures will be different. They may try their best, some will make best figure, some will make worst figure but they will not be the same figure at all. Because there are no two human minds which are alike. All minds have their own frequencies. All bodies have their own metabolism. Every soul has its own way to go through and you are the one who is cause of all three of them. Sometime people ask me, "Have you seen God?" I said, "Yes, very well, I know it, I can also tell you where you can find it."

"Where?"

I said, "In English dictionary. It is right there. Open the English dictionary, take the line G, go to the O, think of D, and you will find it GOD. Read it twenty times. And God doesn't exist anywhere else except in English dictionary."

But a fool will not understand it wise will. God is one word, "In the beginning there was a word, word was with God and word was God." God is everywhere and you are nowhere. And that is what is happening. It is such a ridiculous approach of a human being to find God whereas fact is God wants to find you. This is the tragedy, we call it human tragedy or we call it human mystery. This human, this creature created by God in His own image, every (?) every religion you read any mystic, you read any philosophy, it's the same thing. Creator created the creature. Now if you create something are you not going to find it? Tell me a simple logic, you stick with it. I have seen a artist, almost he was going to be charged with battery and charge because his wife came in when he was finishing his (?) he got so mad he took the hammer and stick and went after her without knowing she is his wife. After breaking her collarbone he realized and he said, "My darling, what I did!"

She said, "Nothing, you will sell this thing for two thousand dollars and that will be hospital bill, you did nothing."

He couldn't recognize what he is doing. He got so involved, he got so disturbed, and that is what our 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. is. We come to this Earth we get so involved, so unconscious, we forget we live by the power of psyche it flows through us from the universal psyche, it transforms itself to the subtle bodySubtle Body See Ten Bodies. , from subtle bodySubtle Body See Ten Bodies. causes to be this body that's a very simple trip of law. Father, The Son, The Holy Ghost. Say it in anyway, doesn't matter. There are two words in English language, which can explain you lot of things. One word is ego, the other word is God now look like this. E G O, what it comes to? Pronounce it.

Students: Ego.

YB: And what is it, G O D?

Students: God.

YB: Take away the D and the take away the E, what comes in between?

Students: Go-Go.

YB: That's what you are. Go-Go. We are all Go-Go's.

(Students laugh)

That is a fact, that is a reality, that's a realism, that's a situation, which you have to face because E is the eternal self, D is that destiny, neither you know what is your eternal self, neither you ever know what is your destiny. So basically you are just Go-Go. These are certain fundamental facts. This world belongs to those who live in it but only those who enjoy the experience of this world, knows it. You don't know this world. Look at you, your three cycles you work at. You have intelligence, you have 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. and you have life. Lifecycle is eighteen years, intelligence changes after every eleven years, 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. changes after every seven years. Until these three mature equally you are not a human being. Do you know that? After eighteen years of marriage you will find in that bag there is some other individual and then you go to a psychic, psychiatrist, to a palm reader, to a holy man, 'what happened to him?'

Nothing happened to him, bag remains the same the stuff got changed. After eighteen years, all you must change totally. There is nothing, which can avoid it. After eleven years your thinking, your projectile, projected conscious décor of polarity in personality, so in existence of your creativity and your meditative mind is totally not the same, it means your intelligence is different. And every seven years your 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. ... what you need today in first seven years you don't need that in another seven years. Your desire at the age of seven and your desire at the age of fourteen and your desire at the age of twenty-one are totally different desires. Flow of psyche is possible for you if you can just save few minutes of your life and you can read yourself. You have that privilege of intuition. But we get so bogged down; we don't worry what is going on.

We think we exist and we shall continue existence, now that is not the source of happiness of life. Try to understand your living. At a longitude and latitude each one of you is born, at a longitude and latitude each one of you shall die. So it is written. You couldn't decide that you can be born in America, you could have born in Africa, you could have born in China, you could have born anywhere, you never knew why you are born here. President didn't order such and such person be born in America, rest be born in Europe. It doesn't happen that way. Each individual is born on a certain longitude and latitude at certain time of a space. So (?) will die too, that means go, order comes go, from here order comes go, so you become go-go.

Attorney gives the order to go, that Infinite attentive power gives eternal power give an order to go. When you meet up your destiny order comes, go. Question is where? You came here, go here from where. If you're a Christian you will be boxed up and put in a grave and wait for the judgment day. The man of God will come, hang on to that time; he will pull you out, decide your accounts, and set you up. If you are a Buddhist then this won't happen. What will happen you will be decided by the truth you have lived. Okay. If you're a Hindu then cause and effect will decide where to go. If you are a Muslim, if you did everything in name of Allah, you will go to Allah otherwise nowhere.

Ask all these guys have they seen anywhere such account happening? I ask you are you willing to wait for your judgment day or you can judge yourself right now? Be judge friends so that there shall be no judgment day. In every business including the business of God one thing we have learnt whosoever keeps and maintains every day's balance sheet, always knows what is the difference between (?) is true or here in Arizona it's a different law? This is the law of human life that everybody should have a balance sheet. Exactly as a individual you should have your balance sheet.

I use numerology as a tool sometime. Take the date, take the month, and take the year, just I do that. For example, can you give me paper? We will pick up a situation... just I want to explain to you what it is. I normally don't do that because then you get messed up. Everybody is born to know it becomes... tool becomes a destiny. You follow? All right, yeah, you don't look left and right you, yeah, give me your date of birth.

Student: (----)

YB: No, no, first say the date.

Student: (----)

YB: Okay month?

Student: (----)

YB: Nineteen?

Student: (----)

YB: Year?

Student: (----)

YB: My God!

(Students laugh)

I don't know this man, I have not asked his name neither I am checking with his parents nor I know what he is going to do. Now this is the reading of this man. He is eight at root, four at trunk, eight at destiny over nine. This man can only steal twenty-five cents to go for twenty years in jail. That is his KarmaKarma The law of cause and effect applied to mental, moral, and physical actions. Ego attaches us to and identifies us with objects, feelings, and thoughts. These attachments create a bias toward certain lines of action. Instead of acting you begin reacting. Karmas are the conditions required in order to balance or complete these tendencies. Though necessary, karma is not dictatorial or fatalistic. It is the mechanism that allows the finite experience of existence to maintain and stabilize itself. We all have free will and can take actions to re-direct the momentum of a karma. We can transform it or neutralize it using meditation, jappa, good deeds, or intuition that remove your sense of ego and the identification with that past line of action. , that is his reaction. He can do a wrong thing tomorrow morning eight O' clock, he will be picked up for that action exact ten O' clock, within two and a half hours of the action.

(Students laugh)

This is it! He causes a cause and he faces the effect. And his cycle is because the end term is nine therefore within two and a half hours and maximum if God helps him two and a half day, period. That's it. Mostly he should be unhappy and miserable because moment he does wrong he gets caught. You understand? Whenever you do something wrong you don't want to pay for it, you understand what I mean? Normally we want to escape things. With all his intelligence he cannot do a crooked thing, all he has to do is to get punished. We are not trying to know who is he, what is he, what his name is, what his mother is, why she (?) or Spanish, what do we care? All we have to know is correct date, correct month and the correct year and that's it. Then we know between axis of Y and axis of X this man has a arc of action.

Every arc of action has a arc of reaction and only you have a escape of thirty degree because the hallway of the fate, fifteen degree this way, fifteen degree this way and you walk through it. That much fixed you are oh creatures! And in your ego you say "I can do everything!" You can't do a thing. You grew peanut God never wanted it, you now can't even grow peanut. That is how destiny takes one person from one place to another place. Life is for you to enjoy the rhythm of life. Life is not for you to hassle. No human being has been created to hassle; we all have been created in the image of God. You think God is a nut?

(Students laugh)

Now this is what you think? He is miserable? He is hopeless? He is depressed? God take LSD? Smokes marijuana? What do you think God is? Do you think all what you do, God does and when you are in the image of God, this is what you are supposed to do? Problem is when nobody is here on this Earth who should tell us 'hey Mr. Jackson, what the hell you are doing?' We don't have anybody. We are orphans. We go to Church, "Lord sake!" All right then what else? In Lord's (?) what you said is you what to me? In Synagogue we did, "God gave us the commandment," in Temples the same thing, everything, you believe me or not on every corner there are so many Temples, Synagogues and everything, still people are suffering what is going on?

These Temples, Synagogues, and ashramsAshram , Aashram A community of practitioners who come together to live conscious, mindful lives. and centers, whatever, all these universities are for human development towards Infinity and when a human develops towards Infinity, finite troubles, do not bother, and this is the law. That's the finite... is very little. Man can get out of the belittlement of time and space and live happily. That's the secret. What everybody thinks Lord said it nobody lives it. Nanak said it is good to know the truth, but it is no good if you don't live it. If you put all the scriptures on the back of a donkey, will it become a punditPundit A Hindu who is learned in scripture. ? Tell me honestly. If you load a donkey with all the Bibles will he become a minister? That's what you are doing everyday unconsciously.

You get up... you think you are all okay and twenty-five minutes later you lie, you cheat, you (?) 'Honey I love you, hi, I couldn't call you last night, I had urgent work,' damn it, you are absolutely bare and with another girl! And now you are making it up. We live and make up life, we are absolutely not real. We dress make up, we live make up, we talk make up, we do make up so much we become totally make up and absolutely there is no reality. The guy doesn't have guts oh dear I am so sorry, I goofed I saw another pretty girl, I went with her and I forgot all about. He can't say that.

(Students laugh)

There is no spirit, (?) he is living of his cleverness. He is a liar, he lives in lie, all right, listen when you live lot of lies, how you can be truthful? Then he says, 'God, oh 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. , oh BuddhaBuddha An enlightened one; founder of the Buddhist faith. please help me.' And with a same (?) you have practice of lie and you now speak the truth. You think God has gone such a mushroom that He is going to listen to everything you say? That's all right, Mr. so and so, ex member such and such is a liar. (?) he is praying (?) thinks all right. What is it?

Students: (-----)

YB: Speak with this tongue word Maa.

Students: Maa.

YB: Just experience this, just say again Maa.

Students: Maa.

YB: Now don't mix your lips and just say Maa.

Students: Aaa...

YB: You can't say it!

(Students laugh)

Without lips you have to say Aaa... you are not ready to say even you are ashamed, you are (?) right? I say to you say Maa without touching the lips, say.

Students: Aaaaa...

YB: Aaaa! You know what happens? Now I teach you the science. There are eight-four meridian points on the upper palate. And if you rotate the tongue in a certain permutation and combination that stimulates those meridian points. And those meridian points in return stimulates the brain and it gives you a wider view of conscious effort and thus you elevate your 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. and become Divine, psychic, intuitive nonsense, sense, whatever you want to... you are what you speak. You start abusing everybody, you will be known as Mr. (?). You start speaking Divine everybody, you will be known as Mr. Divine. You have absolutely no power of your own; your power is through your word and what you mean by those words. If you mean, mean and feel pervert then you are eternal standard, you are Mr. Double Standard. And when you honor what you say that you are Mr. Honorable, what do you want? Make a choice. Are we practicing silence?

(Students laugh)

Everybody (?) honorable you can never be if you don't promise to yourself 'I shall say and I shall be.' I give you a commandment, which God...

Side B

Simple psychology, it's a simple phenomenon, say it every morning, 'today I shall say so I shall be.' Go and do the work.

Students: Today I shall say, so I shall be.

YB: Now this computes in you the will-power. I can bet with you, you are in trouble. Just speak this word. Thou is my God. Just say this word. Thou is my God!

Students: Thou is my God.

YB: I don't have the instrument, in UCLA we experiment; I can just wire you up. Read your mental frequency. Make you speak this word five times and show you right on your face there you go! That is the effect of what we say. You people are running after meditationMeditation Dhyan. It is a process of deep concentration or merger into an object or a state of consciousness. Meditation releases reactions and unconscious habits and build the spontaneous and intuitive link to awareness itself. , paying hundred, thirty, forty dollars to learn meditationMeditation Dhyan. It is a process of deep concentration or merger into an object or a state of consciousness. Meditation releases reactions and unconscious habits and build the spontaneous and intuitive link to awareness itself. , doing all this sailboat business. My friend, nothing can work for you, you have to work for yourself, you are cheating. You know what you are? You think you go to a restaurant, you can have food, go to a YogiYogi One who has attained a state of yoga (union) where polarities are mastered and transcended. One who practices the disciplines of yoga and has attained self-mastery. , you have to have meditationMeditation Dhyan. It is a process of deep concentration or merger into an object or a state of consciousness. Meditation releases reactions and unconscious habits and build the spontaneous and intuitive link to awareness itself. and that's it. You are totally messed up with your ego; you have to buy these things with money. That is not the way. And that doesn't serve the purpose. Seven years ago I came; I could have made billions of dollars.

Very intelligent of man, totally knows the economics, I could have built money like anything. I could have robbed you all. But my purpose was different. Rather than robbing money I robbed people. I am a robber too. I told people to work on themself, I told them to be honest, I told them to get up in the morning and praise the Lord, I told them to work through the honest sweat of their brow and I told them to share with those who are unfortunate. I told them they should respect this land, which is a great land, which is a land of the free, and home of the great. And I told them to stand for righteousness. I simply told them and they did it. And that's what I believe if we shall be righteous people, our land shall be righteous, our environment shall be righteous, our deeds and surroundings shall be righteous, and righteousness always granted by God to be happy.

You know when I was in India I was an officer and my department was customs department, now in customs department to be honest is a very big problem. It is and you believe it or not, it is a problem. There is so much temptation. You have so much connection with the world, you have so much authority, you can make anybody topsy-turvy right at the airport you know who cares. But within seven days of my joining, I proved to all my colleagues and my friends; I am not one among them. It just took me seven days of (?) they totally freaked out. They asked me, "What do you mean?"

I said, "I mean nothing, simply I am not mean, that's all! I will do my job, for which I am paid, I'll not accept anything extra, neither I'll spare anything, which is not to be spared, period. I don't mean, you do whatever you do, you will suffer. You cause a cause, you are going to have a effect, I'm not going to cause a cause and I am not going to have a effect. Period."

They say, "Well there is a lot of money, what do you mean?"

I say, "It can't buy me my sleep. I want to sleep, I want to snore. It is far precious, it is far priceless that I go home and I hang myself on the bed and I sleep and I know I have done a good job, for which God created me and I am very holy, very healthy, very happy, and I shall rise next morning in the image of God. You can't buy that for me." Bucks won't buy that! And so I passed my eighteen years. And one day I resigned. They called me, "What is wrong with you? You are (?) you know how senior you are? You know what Indians are? Totally (?) every third man on the Earth is a Indian. Out of that there are eighty-four collected force, out of that you are number eleven and you are leaving?"

I said, "Yes, I am leaving."

"Oh we can promote you, we can do..."

I said, "I don't need anything, I am leaving. I am going. You can't stop me, God is calling me, I must go."

"Where?"

I said, "To Canada."

"What you will do there?"

I said, "What I am doing here I'll do the same thing because you are going to go my friend communist and I don't like communism because communism doesn't have God and I want to quit."

I would not have come to America if your currency would not have got that note, 'In God we trust.'

That was the bait. I say a country, which has on a dollar bill that says in God we trust must be filled with Divine people. I never knew there are so many nuts here!

(Students laugh)

That I had to work about twenty-two hours a day to just let them know everything is all right. I don't do much; I tell you what I do. I have learnt from my teacher one thing, that worst thing, which can happen to a man is when he loses his hope. And what I do is when people get on telephone with me and bug me to my death all I tell them there is a still hope. One day somebody was so intelligent, he argued and argued and Yogiji, Yogiji, Yogiji, I looked at... I said forty-five minutes BELL Company is getting rich and this guy is going crazy and he is going to pay this bill and then he will learn what's going on. I said, "Wait a minute, I have got one question."

He said, "What?"

I said, "If you can discuss with me something for forty-five minutes you are all right and there is absolutely hope."

He said, "Did I talk to you forty-five minutes?"

I said, "Yes. One dollar and fifteen cents for every three minutes and you can count the bill boy and if you can pay this bill, you are in good shape."

He broke in laughter, he said, "Wow, is it that true?"

I said, "Yeah, this is absolutely true."

I do not understand why many of you feel that you are miserable. Why? You know why? You are nuts!

(Students laugh)

You want this sympathy and sympathy does not come without pretending apathy. It's a simple law of psychology. I have seen rich people; 'oh I am miserable,' 'what happened?' 'I have been taxed badly.' I say, 'I am taxed too, tax is always bad or good doesn't matter, but tax is tax.' 'They are plugging the hole!' I said, 'sure they are making people holy.'

(Students laugh)

Anybody who has nine holes is a holy, you all have nine holes. Do you know that? What is the definition of a holy man? Is somebody here a holy man? Or I am the only one branded with that name? This is how it is! Every individual human being has nine holes. Two ears, two eyes, two nostrils, one mouth, one urinary canal and one you know that. Okay? That makes nine. If you can guarantee that through these holes only that should come, which should come and that should go, which should go, you are Divine. Otherwise you are divided. Apana and PranaPraana , Prana The universal life force that gives motion. It is the breath in air. It is the subtle breath of the purusha as it vibrates with a psychophysical energy or presence. Praana regulates the modes and moods of the mind. , it's a yogic science. And whosoever holds the balance of the Apana and the PranaPraana , Prana The universal life force that gives motion. It is the breath in air. It is the subtle breath of the purusha as it vibrates with a psychophysical energy or presence. Praana regulates the modes and moods of the mind. , it means inlet and outlet should be totally controlled by you, otherwise you are worst than an animal. Because there is a difference between a human and animal, animal is governed by the instinct. You are not governed by the instinct. You can cause your own instinct by secreting your glandular system therefore you are in trouble. Holy man doesn't become by wearing beads and doing that, it's just a matter of convenience.

It's a very funny situation, you know you look at Arizona, there is a high rise, I never saw that before, today I came and I saw it is becoming New York. But you go to New York you don't see anything like Arizona at all, that's the feeling. But both cities have smog. You build anything, you destroy anything, that will not give you happiness, happiness shall come to you only, two things can come to you only, happiness and contentment. That can come only to you if you trust in God. And once you trust in God you cannot trust in anything else, it's a law of polarity. If you trust in anything else that is minus God, you trust in your bank balance, you trust in your wife, you trust in your husband, you trust in your children, you trust in your car. Doesn't mean a thing. If you trust in God then everything else you distrust. Car fails, bank balances gets up and down, wife divorces, children run away.

This is our play, this is a game, have you seen football game? They pile over each other, they run, they do everything, one loses one wins. Game over. This is game! You cut hair, you tie hair, you put turban, you take off turban, you wear clothes, you run naked, it's a game, you all play games. Today you are in power, tomorrow you are in jail, who is... it's all game. It's a game. Yesterday Jimmy Carter was a farmer, then he became a senator, now he is President. What is president? One term four years, another term four years, then he can't be. Somebody else will come. Nothing is permanent. It's all game of time and space, you are not time and space, you are above time and space and if you are not you are just nothing.

I tell you my life experience and funniest thing. What happened in India there was a ration, no food available, ration, five members of the family this much, wheat this much, this much this. You know India is a land of holy beggars, so one day... Sunday I used to cook in my home myself, I'll give off to all my servants and everybody, I'll cook and I'll feed them. This is my hobby; this was the way I used to feed beggars. So this Sunday was my cooking day and those bunch of those twenty-thirty holy men came, and they looked at me and I was looking a kind of holy, I do not know what wrong I did that day. They spotted me out and they said, "You are a man of God, we are men of God, we are hungry."

And when Indian holy man becomes hungry it means equal to six people. So I said, "All right, now you have come, ration is there, sit down and I'll cook and I'll feed you."

So I cooked a very good meal and I just started feeding myself and my family ate and then I fed them all, so we all satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. down and we all ate. All right, my wife has to go for a job from where to meet some people and in the evening she came and at that time we were washing dishes and cleaning everything, so she looked around and she said, "Dear, you did it again."

I said, "What I did?"

She said, "You know today you finished the entire ration."

I said, "Did I?"

She said, "Yes, do you know for one week now we will have no food in the house?"

I said, "Dear, we go in the restaurant."

She said, "Are you really all right? You mean for one week everyday in the morning I take children for breakfast, at noon I'll take my guests for lunch and in the evening I will take them to dinner, what you did?"

I said, "I did, I cooked and all those people came and they ate."

She was not happy on me and I knew it and ladies do it very often. You know that. So we were sleeping on the beds outside, with a warm beautiful day and I was looking towards the sky and she said, "What are you reading in the sky?"

I said, "I am reading and looking at the sky that one who tugged all the stars now He has to provide ration before breakfast."

She said, "What do you mean?"

I said, "Look honey, if one can rotate this Earth, He can just to something to bring ration."

She said, "Do you know you are a responsible officer and you are making irresponsible statement?"

I said, "Yes, I am fully aware of it but I also know as a responsible man and I fed and I didn't do it irresponsibly so God is not irresponsible. God is very, very responsible."

She said, "Okay, I believe you."

And then we slept. At four O' clock we found big noise and I got up and my orderly said, "Sir, somebody wants to see you."

I said, "Four O' clock, might be some emergency."

I got up and went out, I said, "What is the matter?"

He said, "Oh sir, sir..."

I said, "(?) what is wrong with you?"

He said, "Sir, my mother got very (?) today, I and my wife are leaving, here is five hundred rupees, I can't keep it in the house, I can't go to bank and this is one month ration, all this food I do not know when we are coming..." and meanwhile I had finished my talk they were unloading the whole thing. I thanked him, I said, "(?), you are perfect, you have come (?) your money and ration, God knows where it goes, thank you very much" and he satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. on there goes, buzzed off. I said, "Hey wify! Come on out!"

(Students laugh)

And she said, "What do you mean?"

I said, "Look, you call a week ration, there is a one month ration out."

She said, "You are kidding!"

I said, "You can... all you have to do is now, nobody will help you to unload it and keep it in the room. Come on see to yourself, it's right there."

She came out and said, "What happened?"

I said, "I do not know. Something happened!"

I came in America same thing people told me, "When you will eat?"

I said, "When the restaurant will come before my mouth."

And these non-Americans know (?) what these Americans used to tell me, "Hey this is America, it doesn't work here." I said, "For me it works." One who has brought me in this land has sent the ration with it. My food, my servant, my secretaries, my staff is all well provided before Him, I know that. Oh look am I a fool, I serve government of India, I had everything and I serve God and I have nothing? Can it be possible? All we have to do is tell people not to take drugs, be good, now what good? How many of you wants to be good, raise your hands. And how many of you wants to be bad? All right, but at good all of you never raise hand and what was the problem? Duality? Let's do it again. How many of you want to be good, please raise your hand. Let us play the game, what are you listening to the lecture only? Raise your hands like that. Let me see it, okay now. Now spell the word good.

Students: G O O D.

YB: All right, take one O off, then say what is it? Come on. Spell it.

Students: G O D.

YB: What is it?

Students: God!

YB: All right, spell again good.

Students: G O O D.

YB: S

Students: S.

YB: Good, goods. You have to become God, then you have good, then you will become good, then you will have goods. But you want all the goodies, and you have nothing to do with God and you have nothing to do with goods. How that can happen? You mean English is a bad language? I am just trying to relate to you these are basic human reality. I am not lecturing you, I do it lot in universities you know. It's good there. Because those students either listen to me or not if they listen they get five marks, if not they fail. But here we are talking of human beings. Human to human, man to man, woman to woman, simple (?) I put my eyes in your eyes; you put your eyes in my eyes and I'll say to you, "Do you really believe that you belong to God or not?"

Ask a simple question. Do you? And if you not why not? Dummies think of it, you can't even create your own nose. Who shapes you? There has to be a architect for something. There has to be a blueprint for something. Who is the master of your blueprint? Who is the master and architect of you? And what is wrong to call Him God? And then on each dollar bill you write 'In God we trust,' that's what brought me from Canada here. And I came here and I found it out that's a total lie, nobody trusts in anybody. You talk of trusting God, you don't trust your wife, you don't trust your children, you don't trust your friend, you don't trust anybody. I went to a bank, I wrote a check, he said, "Give me your Id."

I said, "Well, this is my Id, what are you talking about?"

(Students laugh)

"I am a six foot two inches man and two hundred and twenty pounds, and you don't know me?"

He said, "No, I want your Id."

I said, "I have no Id, I am the Id."

(Students laugh)

"Cash my check."

She said, "No, you can't cash it."

I said, "Wait a minute. On my money you live and you don't cash my check, I'll break your head."

(Students laugh)

"I wrote my check and you got to know me, I am your client, don't make hanky-panky. Bring the manager here. There is a lot of money sitting there, and you are telling me that I have to produce my Id and a photographic report and time. Everybody comes in your tent is a thief; it's a thief (?). No respectable person can come here and cash his own money?"

"Wait sir, wait sir."

Then this another guy comes with (?) "What is going on?"

(Students laugh)

I said, "Everything is going on."

(Students laugh)

I said, "Damn hell" I said (?).

Then he comes, "Sit down sir," he told me this (?) everybody writes a wrong. I said, "Because you don't have psyche. You don't understand who is right and who is wrong. You just plastic, everybody is a playing card for you, just play everybody with same (?). You are no humans. You just insult everybody."

In America everybody is insulted. You go on your prepaid ticket, "Sir, your Id?" Well, I am giving you all the information I am telling you, all the information is there, you want one thing all right and (?) you have a credit card, they don't trust you in one credit card, you got to give two-three-four and you have to go, it's a whole MayaMaya The creative power of the Creator that restricts and limits. It creates the sense of limitation that leads us to identify with experience, the ego, and things. Because of this it is often thought of as the illusion that blocks us from the spirit. But, as Guru Nanak (see Sikh Gurus) reminds us, you need not be attached to the productions of maya. Instead they can be used to serve and express the higher consciousness and spirit. Maya is simply Karta Purkh, the doing of the Great Being. Maya takes the ineffable into the realm of the measurable. to make you all crazy. And it happens to every rich and poor and genuine and ungenuine, what we are doing in a country we don't trust in God therefore there is no genuinty, there is no trust at all. You don't trust your parents, parents don't trust their children, even chickens don't trust even their eggs.

(Students laugh)

One thing I wanted to just understand, still we call all these women who are the cause of producing us and bringing to this Earth as "Chicks." Born of a woman disrespects a woman, calls her a chick. Then what are you? Chicken? What a human insult it is? Have you ever understood it what it does to our psyche? It makes a egg out of her. It puts our 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. to absolutely in animal instinct form. Power of the word is the power of the God and our power of the God is inevitable power everlasting it shall prevail. What is a 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. ? You pay so many dollars to buy those mantrasMantra 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. . I give you free, you can pay me the (?). Well, money is what money does. I'll do some good. What is a 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. ? You tell your child you are silly, he will become silly. And your tongue will become (?) chilly, it will have that permutation and combination (?), your mind will sing chilly; your heart will become chilly. And you will be chilly first; you tell somebody else he is.

Never use a wrong word until you are a teacher. Teacher is exempt because teacher has a thankless job of showing a polarity. That is why if you are a teacher you have to meditate, if you don't meditate you will be cut and dry and you will be miserable. Selling God is no easy my friend, it is the most difficult thing because everybody wants to buy God, nobody wants to pay for it. You want to sell a Bible you have to hassle, you want to (?) its (?). You must understand if you don't have goodness in you, goodness won't visit you. Don't you understand a simple law? Birds of the same feather, it's a total western saying. Birds of the same feather, flock together. Is it right? You believe it? So if you don't have goodness why the goodness comes and flock with you? If you are good, you become more good, more goods will come and good, good very good.

If you will be bad more badness will come and you will be very, very bad. Isn't simple? What are we learning? Hey folks, I am talking to you, I am one among you is it right or wrong?

Students: (-----)

YB: Then why don't you say yes or no and nobody moves your head. Why don't you (?) what is wrong? I am saying to you, what will I do? You want to really live right? Be right; be right, that's all. There is (?). Whatever you want the God, you have been created by God, it is granted. It is granted, believe me or not. And simply live it, you will enjoy. One lady once asked me, "Yogiji, I am going to divorce my husband."

I said, "Nice!"

(Students laugh)

I said, "Good, divorce him!"

She said, "But I am asking you one thing."

I said, "What?"

"You don't believe in divorce."

I said, "I don't believe in anything. I only believe in God. Neither I believe in marriage, nor I believe in divorce, divorce, nothing doing. Tell me what do you want to say?"

She said, "I wanted to get some help, should I divorce him or not?"

I said, "What's wrong with him?"

She said, "He is miserable, he is horrible, he is a nut. He is not even a human being."

"But at least he looks like a human being?"

"He is a (?)."

I said, "Then that's all? If that guy even looks like a human being there is a hope, and if you cannot (?) there is something wrong with you, damn it, you talk to yourself."

She said, "Oh yeah."

I said, "How much..."

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