Teachers: The Basic Personality Of A Teacher

 
Date:
April 22, 1990
Location:
Los Angeles, CA
 
 
 
 

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I have been given to understand that you all want to become teacher, is that true?

Students: Yes.

YB: My job is to let you know, what a teacher is and then I will tell you what's teacher is and its definition is and then you can very well understand what kind of teacher you want to become.

In the spiritual world, teacher is a guide and it's a water bearer, it's a carrier of nectar of life and the oath of a teacher which I took and I never shared with you was, you raise your this hand like this and you sit before your teacher and you say, "I am not a man, I am not a woman, I am not a person, I am not myself, I am a teacher, can you believe that. So your mental status has to fit in with your oath. I don't think as western you can ever imagine taking that oath, not a woman, not a man, not a person I am not myself, I am a teacher, do you recognize this oath? So when as a teacher you decide or deal or you deal as a man or a woman, or deal as a person or not a person, the any capacity you deal, you must remember that you are a teacher, and whatever you say it should be true and should be in the interest of another person to uplift him or her.

Whatever you do, if that will be a deadly thing, if there is any interest of you served, in any communication, direct, indirect, body, single, signal or any other, you shall not do anything which directly or indirectly through any sign, symptom or persuasion serve you or your any purpose, you understand that. It should be totally for uplifting and upstaging the other person who has given you the trust as a student and if you care not, then just learn to remember. Have you seen cockroach, you know what a cockroach is? When you betray your student, whether he is dumb or he is wise, I am not talking of, when you betray your student, that you will be your next incarnation.

So it is very, very difficult job to even call yourself a teacher or become a teacher, and after calling or becoming, then cheating on yourself, not acting to its fundamental rule and law. I know in the western world, you don't even understand what I am saying. You think, cheating is which suits your emotions and feelings and cheating is not which suit your feelings and emotion, cheating is what somebody said and lied to you or somebody said, didn't lie to you or somebody promised you or it can be your imagination, it can be your work ability, it's your, your crisscross and all those kind of things, but anything and everything which you do it must upgrade the other person.

You can live your life. You can be husband and wife, but not teacher and a student. You can be father and son not teacher and a student. You can be brother and brother but not teacher and student. You can be brother and sister, not teacher and student, I am not going into the philosophy of anything, I am going to the reality of everything. It's a very realistic, simple thing. I am not a woman. In this oath woman comes first. Because the entire creativity of the universe will depend on the female and teacher is a Creator of a creativity in another person. So, he has to have an intercourse and he has to have pregnancy and he has to has to ejaculate and he has make conceive and he has to let it go and he has to let it deliver and he has to, whatever in normal thing you call sex or ugly or dirty, the base of the universe is that intercourse, there are two words which you must understand. Either you intercourse fruitfully or you masturbate, timely. Either you serve time and purpose, that's called masturbation in spirituality.

'Hath Mustakh Karam.'

They call it. There is no other translation of it, in English, I am sorry, you have a intonation for that word. You can use it anyway you like, if you feel that kind of it's vibrations, fine with me, to me it's a very noble word. Any creative sense, any law of the sense and any personal sense which is used to serve the time and space is called masturbation and that's only word available in English.

'Hath Ras Karam.'

They call it. Or you do it and you pregnant it and you deliver it and nurture it, you mature it and you grace it and you deliver it, it's a long procedure. So either you are,

'Ap Jao sath Siddi.'

Ap Jao means growth creativity. Sath means truth, Siddi means the process. Either you take a process in which you grow in another person the truth and the capacity and the Infinity, up to the Infinity, you are not responsible as a teacher to a student, here and now, tomorrow or yesterday, it's a relationship, absolutely now, till Infinity and beyond. Nobody become student of anybody, without the direct will of God, period. And specially in KundaliniKundalini Comes from the word "kundal"; coiled energy; the creative potential of an individual. Kundalini Yoga It is a Raaj Yoga that creates vitality in the body, balance in the mind, and openness to the spirit. It is used by the householder, busy in the world, to create immediate clarity. The fourth Guru in the Sikh tradition, Guru Ram Das, was acknowledged as the greatest Raaj Yogi. (See Raaj Yogi.) He opened this long secret tradition to all. YogaKundalini Yoga It is a Raaj Yoga that creates vitality in the body, balance in the mind, and openness to the spirit. It is used by the householder, busy in the world, to create immediate clarity. The fourth Guru in the Sikh tradition, Guru Ram Das, was acknowledged as the greatest Raaj Yogi. (See Raaj Yogi.) He opened this long secret tradition to all. , we do not even initiate a student, we don't initiate, never will, never have been done and whosoever shall do it will have a wrath of God, so you never initiate, never, ever. A person is that dumb, that idiot, that full of nothing, that he or she cannot initiate themselves they are not worth initiating, that's the process. Student has to come to you and share freely, but never receive him empty hand, that's the law, there is a law in this Yoga, a student must not come to you, empty handed, he may bring a leaf or he may bring a million dollar, but he must not come to a teacher without a present or a gift or what you call it.

Student: (-----)

YB: Offering and that offering is not for you, that offering must go on the altar and you must pray. It means for the sake of that gift you are hired. It is not your personal property, never was, never is, never shall be. It will always be used for noble causes. You will understand. It is called '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. Dakshina' at the sight of the teacher before uttering a word, you give, offer a present, why? It's a very selfish act. But I have figured it out, it's a most selfish thing a student can do. When you bring him a present, he has to receive it, it's obligatory and he has to see it, that is Darshini. He has to speak something, that's BekhriBekhri Sound made with the tip of the tongue. i.e., aloud. and that can be only a blessing, bless you, thank you. So you meet him under very elevated state and that is gift does it. Gift fits for you the elevated state. You think teacher does nothing. Actually there nothing happens without a teacher, a man who has Nagura tha nav bura a person who doesn't have a teacher has no life, period.

Now, question is what is the frequency and scope and ultimate standard of your teacher, that shall be yours or there is a permanent teacher, it's called Mr. Time. Psychology of teacher is, is a vehicle, is a person, who has totally dissolved himself and herself to let the nectar of life flow to nurture in another human being, so that they can understand the love and the realization of Infinity, without any reference to fear. Sometime teachers become showpieces like any, big business. How many students you have got? So many. How many students are there, how much money is there, how much AshramAshram , Aashram A community of practitioners who come together to live conscious, mindful lives. are there, how many this and there, that maybe a sense of communication, but it's not a science of communication, that is not how teacher is judged or understood. You have right to meet your teacher and quiz him and answer his question and get your doubts done at that time. You have one chance in life. The God promised you two things.

When the soul was asked to go to the Earth to have the body, at that time soul cried and asked the God, that in this separation, suppose I leave my attachment to you and get into the cycle of life and birth, I don't want to and this is my final trip and why I have to lose my sight of that. At that moment God gave mind. Human mind is very absolutely impulsive and also very, very intuitive. You have sense of intuition for your protection. Anyone who has sense of impulse, intuitively you don't have that. You are impulsive for actions only, not for strategy. You have intuition for strategy. Therefore your mind is intuitive and impulsive both, where animal mind is impulsively intuitive and intuitively impulsive, that has a combination, you don't have, you are two separate area.

So you intuitively can think and guide your life, that's your personality. But without intuition you are just a normal (?), like a herd of sheeps, going in the direction, going, you cannot separate yourself, because you have no hoofs, no claws, no horns, no skin, no kicking power, nothing, you can't defend yourself, your skin is so scratchable and so mild, it's a breathing skin. So human skin is very sensitive and breathing skin, it has no protection. That's why we always have to protect ourself, we wear mails and we wear all that stuff and even today we have to have to have different kind of suits to protect ourself and different type of cloth to show our sensuality and sexuality, our impressiveness, 'Perava' they call it, Perava is very important to a man and it is ingrain in us.

You are, what you eat and you can absolutely project what you wear, what you wear as a behavior, what you wear as clothes, what you wear as a habit, whatever you have on you as a personal person, rest you wear, it's not you. So you can make yourself disciplined in anyway you like. The personality of a teacher is above time and space. Never say to anybody something which suits now or pleases now. Sometime you have to say things which are hurtful and very, very painful. The only thing, you can do it, say them with a smile. Teacher is responsible for the growth of the... all student can do is to accept you as a teacher, that's it, you are stuck. Thereafter he has no obligation except be obedient, you don't tell him thirty years something, he won't listen, that's all right. Or you see your student wrong and you don't have the guts or the courage to say, you are doing a dirty job, you idiot, you are going to get into hell, you have goofed, he has not. Sometime you don't know your responsibility. You think teacher is one who come in Yoga class, put his legs up and head down, you call it headstand. 'No, my dear that is just a momentary exercise.' You have two options.

When a student accept you as a teacher, you have a obligation to see his moral, his ethics and his understanding, become infinite, not universal, and it is only under the infinite circumstances, the person will be kind and compassionate, courageous and noble, gracious and giving and that only you can achieve by being direct, in other words, whatever you have to say in psychology saying, say it simple, say it straight and say it with a smile, doesn't matter how ugly it is. You are not, you are in a business but you are not in a show business, where you have to act somebody else. You have to act you, and from the very soul of you, with a definite, honest grip and you cannot do this, this is a rich student, this is a poor student, this is a ugly student, this is a beautiful student, you are not marrying somebody or taking somebody on a date, you are teaching.

For you, you are a teacher and everybody is a student, irrespective of caste, creed, color, money, status or anything. You shall not differentiate or diffuse. If you don't know the destiny of a person, just help him to find it himself or herself. If you know it, say so and stick with it and do not spare that person, but people come in, people go, you must understand as a, come with the will of God and they go with the will of God, this is how it will happen. God has promised every soul, they shall meet their spiritual teacher, once in their lifetime, he didn't promise that teacher will accept them, he didn't promise they will recognize him. There is only one promise, soul got mind and one more promise, it will meet its guide, period.

Until you do not meet your guide, you cannot graduate in this lifetime, that's a law. People go to school, they sell drugs, they sit in the Motel, Hotel, they do things, they remain in their dormitory, they never go to school, they never attend a class, they do lot of things, so we do in the Earth the same thing. We sometime don't go, we, what they call it, A ball, what do happens people who, A ball and then people who are hooky, what they call them, they never go to school, they go somewhere else, all that what happen between school and college and teacher happens in this world also. But as a teacher you got to be, you ought to be, you have to be and you should be.

As a student, student has the right to goof, to do whatever they do, you shall not respond, except what is in the interest of the student. You will never deal with a student at the same level, you will never react to a student, if student abuse you, two hours later the student call you, you shall answer as nothing has happened. You have no right of vindictiveness or you have no right of revenge and you have no right of... and you cannot also threw a student away, get out of my sight. You can't do that either, because you are debarred from any reaction whatsoever. Just look at your oath. I am not a woman, I am not a man, I am not a person, I am not myself, then what are you? I am a teacher, can you believe this. So you give your all human known, unknown rights to begin with, the only thing which I see, if the machinery is that fork thing, what they call it.

Student: (---)

YB: Forklift. That fits in my what I understood of a teacher. The guy goes into the ground, with his prongs pickup the thing, put it on the line, get it going, isn't it, burns his own gas, keep his thing moving, oil his pulleys and levers and chains and get thing done, it's a very unique relationship. It is what love actually mean. The sexual, sensual, personal gain and losses are beautiful, I appreciate you, you can have them all, but they are on this Earth, they don't go with you, they don't move. Teacher and teachings are the deciding factors which remain with you. Question is very simple. You are the Shoeshine man and you have to shine the soul of another person. If there is some tip in the way, fine, if not okay. All the other person does in the Airport I have seen, go jump up, sit on the chair, put a shoes out, right. The man even doesn't ask, what he want. He knows what to do, that is the status of the teacher. The best position of a teacher is that Shoeshine man on the Airport. He doesn't care a black sit, he doesn't care a white sit, he doesn't care you have Derby shoe, he doesn't care you have ordinary shoe, if you have simply sneakers, he knows that he is not going to polish sneakers, he knows it, he will just dust them and let the guy go, some people always wear sneakers and come and sit there, don't waste much of your time.

If somebody is full of shit, somebody is full of shit, and you see it, but you can't say it. Let me tell you in American language. It's none of your job to find out persons mistake and tell him you are a full of shit, you are dirty, you are ugly, you are down, you are a whore, you are a punk, your all those abusive languages you can use as a human you can, but you cannot tell any such defect out, how truthful it maybe, to your student. No way, you are supposed to correct it. By saying it, you are bringing it to somebody notice, it's not a con talk, it's a responsible talk, otherwise you are causing a confrontation and you shall not be in confrontation with your student, doesn't matter what it costs you and anything said in confidence between you and your student, you should not reveal it at the point of your death, there is a certain nobility you shall carry, whatever a student give you, you shall not use it for personal purposes, but for prayer purposes, doesn't matter, it maybe anything.

Everything comes to you as a teacher, comes to God directly, you are the custodian and whatever defect you see in a student, it is your job to correct it, not confront it, not to lay it out, you cannot curse your student, doesn't matter how deadly wrong they are to you. You may not pray for those, who are studying with you, but there is a moment in your prayer, you always say as, those, these are the words which are normally used and please write it down here. Those who, I was supposed to teach and are unable to learn for my faults or for their faults, I ask thee O Lord to forgive me and serve them in my place, that is your prayer. Protect them and grace them by thy visit, help them and elevate them by thy spirit and make them prosperous and happy so they can recognize Thee. This you say, everyday.

You may pray for yourself or not. I pray for student who are studying with you or not, that has nothing to do with the spirit, this prayer is a part of you, because you are nothing but a human being, used to for the wellbeing of a person who calls himself student, it is X, B, Y, Z, they have nothing to do with you, like a doctor, you diagnose visit come diagnose, then you understand, you check the history, you do the whole thing, you keep the records secret, you keep everything going, you try to help and you try to help and you try to help. It is just a profession of professions, it's a moral of morals, it's ethic of ethics and it's a teaching of teachings. Because just remember you are also called a spiritual teacher, so you are dealing with the spirit of the person, do not dim it, brighten it. It's a very powerful responsibility. Teacher is above God, sorry to say that, it's a very simple couplet which I will tell you.

'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. Krishen Donokhade, Kiskey lagon Pai, Hale hah, Bade hah, Ram 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. Donokhade Kis key Lagey Pai, Bale Haree Gur Apney Jis ram Dio Malai.'

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. are standing, whose feet I should touch first, now that's the question. Ram, 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. , my teacher and my God, Ram are standing together, whose feet I should touch first as a matter of respect. I am gracefully overloaded with the grace of 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. who made me to meet Ram, that is a teacher. Is a way, but it's a toll road in KundaliniKundalini Comes from the word "kundal"; coiled energy; the creative potential of an individual. Kundalini Yoga It is a Raaj Yoga that creates vitality in the body, balance in the mind, and openness to the spirit. It is used by the householder, busy in the world, to create immediate clarity. The fourth Guru in the Sikh tradition, Guru Ram Das, was acknowledged as the greatest Raaj Yogi. (See Raaj Yogi.) He opened this long secret tradition to all. YogaKundalini Yoga It is a Raaj Yoga that creates vitality in the body, balance in the mind, and openness to the spirit. It is used by the householder, busy in the world, to create immediate clarity. The fourth Guru in the Sikh tradition, Guru Ram Das, was acknowledged as the greatest Raaj Yogi. (See Raaj Yogi.) He opened this long secret tradition to all. . You pay first, you enter later. Or you draw the ticket, you enter, yourself, you draw the ticket yourself and you pay.

"Itragashtam-Tatragashtam"

If you ever come empty hand, you shall go empty hand. So it's a law, which never be broken. How I fulfilled the law, when I came here, we used to have such kind of students, who never had money never believed in those days you know, so I used to have some rich students also, is it not, the rich was very rich and poor was very poor and that the kind of class I used to have. So I take all with a money from that account and cash into coin and throw it around in the ground, so they, when come and at the gate they say, 'well man, hey man, I can't pay, I don't believe in this shit, it's no bullshit, what is this?

He is spiritual, how can he ask money and then I won't abuse all but five six, I will hear it, within my ears I can hear that, do this to him and do that, what the fuck on this, what those shit is, what the whore business is this, why you pay, all this, I hear all that abuses, and the man will say, 'why don't go out and find some money,' 'where I find from your mother, from your father' and this, angry man, he said, "No, no, no, try to find it out," they will go and they find it, they find about two, three dollars, it was a dollar fifty or something that rest they will keep in their pocket and they will put in an basket that money, but we stuck with that principle all the time. You must not understand fifteen such people out of fifty who will be in the class, will use the filthiest language and abusive connotations and insult and it used to be a privilege to stand at the gate, but we kept our rule, calmly, quietly, without reaction. One man after the class hold on me.

He said, "I understand man, you are big much dodood."

I said, "What, what was the problem?"

He said, "You throw the money and make us to pick it up and pay you, what is this going on."

I said, "Not for my sake, so that you can have a grace, you earn the teachings."

You have to be very diplomatic, dip low on the mat, don't break your bone and be nice to these people. Student has the right to be angry, to be nasty, to be abusive, to be treacherous, to be betrayal, to be shitty, to be violent, he has all right and you have no right, except one, and write it down forever. "You shall elevate his and her 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. " that's it. Student have all rights, he can accuse you, abuse you, tell you what he wants, do whatever he wants. If you ever raise your hand, you will raise to bless him and that's the obligation, that's a first standard rule to be a teacher. You shall not protect yourself; let the hand of God protect you. If you don't believe in that, forget it, is that understood. Is that clearly understood?

If you ever raise your hand you shall raise your hand in blessing, you shall not under any direct and indirect mean shall protect yourself and should cause no harm and injury indirectly or directly, you shall not reveal any secret given to you in confidence as a student and you shall always uplift the spirit and the surrounding and the environments of your students, without any cause of injury to his and her future, present or past. If you are true to certain things, there is no knowledge in the world entire knowledge of the universe is to give you this characteristic which I am explaining, and you will have it all, all you have to sit down, tune it, "Om Namo, 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. Dev Namo" and there you go. It will be very foolish on the part of a teacher, if he expects from student anything, you have the right to expect from God, whose servants you are, ask God. I will give you my example, it happened today.

Yesterday I was on notice from accounts section, that out of my nature, I have spend money, I mean pre-spend, whatever you want to call it, it was kind of a very funny jazz in which I normally, I don't involve myself, I never deal with it, then normally, but sometime you I am just also very impulsive and there was a situation, I said, okay. This is the way it is, this is the way it is, right, so my accounts section gave me a notice you have goofed, so I had till Monday to face at twelve O'clock, this reality, so I knew about it, but the circumstance led to this morning and somebody said, I want to do something.

I said, "Well you want to do a noble thing, this is it."

He said, "Done. And then they had to bother."

So, Monday will come, tomorrow, job was done, so when I met after the GurdwaraGurdwara Literally the door of the Guru; traditional place where Sikh worship services are held. my accuser, I just asked forgiveness and I said job is done matter is over, and I don't have to raise a pinky. Because, just remember, every noble cause has its own power to solve itself. You are just a vehicle, your touch is required, don't worry, it's all pre-destined. Goodness does not need recommendation, remember this, good behavior, good personality, good manners, good method, good speaking, all what is good, contains God in it, GOD, God, GOOD, good. It's just God plus O, simply you have to organize on the Earth, so it can be just nice.

So very briefly I am just giving you the ABC of a spiritual teacher and in relation to the KundaliniKundalini Comes from the word "kundal"; coiled energy; the creative potential of an individual. Kundalini Yoga It is a Raaj Yoga that creates vitality in the body, balance in the mind, and openness to the spirit. It is used by the householder, busy in the world, to create immediate clarity. The fourth Guru in the Sikh tradition, Guru Ram Das, was acknowledged as the greatest Raaj Yogi. (See Raaj Yogi.) He opened this long secret tradition to all. YogaKundalini Yoga It is a Raaj Yoga that creates vitality in the body, balance in the mind, and openness to the spirit. It is used by the householder, busy in the world, to create immediate clarity. The fourth Guru in the Sikh tradition, Guru Ram Das, was acknowledged as the greatest Raaj Yogi. (See Raaj Yogi.) He opened this long secret tradition to all. , which is a source of life and happiness, prosperity, nobility and courage, it's effective, it's practical, it does change. But there is a little trouble, it widen your scope, it makes you big. It's as simple as that, it makes the dormant active, that is what KundaliniKundalini Comes from the word "kundal"; coiled energy; the creative potential of an individual. does. It uncoils your watch of time to tick right, it's a ultimate science. There is no discipline in it, that you have to be celibate rest of your life or you have not to marry, not to have children actually it is a Yoga of a householder who want to be a Saint and a soldier and successful, at the same time prosperous and taking things of the care and everything. It has created miracles in twenty years in United States, and this is what I see true,

'Dhan Dhan Ram Das 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. Jinn Siriya Tinne Savariya Poori Hoiee karamat aap sarjan haare tareya.'

Great, great is 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. ., Jinn Siriya Tinne Savariya, whosoever have heard him has become perfect. Poori Hoiee karamat, the miracles have perfected itself, aap sarjan haare tareya, God Himself have come in and prevailed to manifest it, and it's not a gossip, it's not to inspire you, it's not to butter you up, it's not to cheer you up, this is the truth, that is the Gospel Truth as it is. So please remember how beautiful you look in your mirror, or to your boyfriend or a girlfriend, or a husband and a relative or to your stature and environment, that's all you, but as a teacher you have to only look through one commitment that is, you are a forklift, for that space, for that time, for that person, who is before you and no wrong, to become, emotional, commotional, they are angry at something, yell and scream and do one thing, your job is to keep the person awake, that's it, it's a Yoga of awarenessAwareness The pure nature of existence; the power to be consciously conscious without an object or need. A fundamental property of the soul and true self; it is Kundalini as it folds and unfolds itself in existence. , keep him awake. You know what they do in hospital, they stop slapping the cheeks, "Hey John, hey John, hey John, look at me John look please, open your eyes, open, hear me, hear me," you know it's nothing more than that, that's a teacher. They know if other ten minutes this guy does not close his eyes and doesn't sink in, he is going to make it. This moment confronts a teacher all the time. Further emergency people they call them, they come in a bus,

Students: (-----)

YB: Paramedics, right, paramedics. You are the paramedics of the existing soul to deliver it to its own glory, own glory, as they deliver a man to their own light, you control nothing and you claim nothing. Whenever you control or claim, you will be blamed and disrespected. All doctor wants is somebody go home and go to his family and say hello and does what he why, he may have to go and dance and drink and make a party, that he is happy, which is anti medical advice, what he does it, but all he wants is let him go home, he doesn't want a person to remain in hospital rest of his life and die with sore bed, do you follow and there should be no ego, "I am, teacher." No, you are just a messenger of the teachings, whatever they are.

Has postman always deliver letter and come in the living room and had a intercourse with your wife and slapped your kids and eaten your food and stolen your things and done anything like that, why you think you have the right, you have absolutely no right. You have one privilege, that you will polish the shoe, sole, like a shoe man polish the shoes and you deliver the message as postman delivers it, there is already ticket on it, stamp is already on it, none of your business. God is sending it to you and also remember it's not the students only, it is your test too, don't feel superior, superior is the student who has come to you. Superior you are when you deliver him, so baby you have a long journey to go, take the honest responsibility.

You have seen me teaching. I just see when the arc line becomes golden blue, and crystal clear white comes through, doesn't matter where I am, I just stop it, that's enough, but I must deliver to that point and I have done it when I am very, very sick myself and all I wanted to go home and sleep. Now, now this is to a man, it's very engaging word, "Thou shall answer the call of duty" you are not said, you shall, that's one place where you are God, Thou shall answer,

Students: (----)

YB: The call of duty and you will do it beautifully. Now after this introduction how many of you wants to be teacher? I just want to be very sure with you, you should understand what is involved as a teacher and I also want to assure you, if you once develop this personality, what I have said and done to you, nothing, you will not enjoy, your life shall be, your life will be fulfilled and you shall enjoy every bit of it. Real life is that life, rest is a hustle. You don't understand without this, there is something better or best. If the hand of God has guided you, to become teacher, take this privilege and carry it on to the hilt and don't stop for any other temptation.

Man has his mission, his manners and the magnitude and that has to be complete. Normally we are human being, we become very personal in things. We involve ourself, over involve ourself, under involve ourself, we have standard of judgment, hatred, love, affection all those human weaknesses are in us, but that you can use as human, just keep your teacher ship out. It's just like when you wear a gown of a judge and what they call, a wig and you sit and you listen to the whole thing, you just, you are a judge. You are not a murderer, you are not murderee, you have not murdered, that's none of your job. You sit and listen and listen and listen, let everybody have a fair trail, fair chance, let it happen, and then you deliver the judgment.

So it is very important, that student can runaway and come back and runaway and come back, say and not do, do and not say and all that, it's all admissible. But for you, you have only have three things as they say in real estate, real estate has three things, location, location, location. For you there are three things, to be consistent, to be consistent, to be consistent. You have absolutely no choice to vary yourself. Do you understand that. Now, I will ask you to ask any question you have, so that I can answer you. Please feel free.

Student: (----)

YB: Teacher is basically a master, master is when he practice as a teacher and have no goofing to his record. He becomes a master. Some people become masters in one second, some do not become masters for many, many lifetime. So difference is simply, when your attitude become ultimate, that you are just to uplift, and uplift and uplift, that's what the master does, does it with a master touch. But when you start doing it with a low key, hustle and you know, inverted conness and do the PR and that kind of stuff, you are trying to promote the teachings as a teacher, but you are not very sure, that you are who you are. It's actually the difference between a teacher and a master is self assurance, how mush you trust yourself, if you trust yourself ultimately, you are the master, if you don't, you have some little doubt here and there, then you will be variable. Am I clear? If you have another question you can ask, don't hesitate.

Student: (----)

YB: Well that applies to teacher too. Teacher becomes a master, student become graduate, so it is the same thing, rules are rules, they cannot verify it, but they are not different for different statuses, they are the rules, which you have to achieve, practice and perfectly go by. Yes my dear.

Student: (-----)

YB: You don't protect yourself, period. You can verify yourself in thirty-six-hundred counts.

Student: (-----)

YB: Pardon.

Student: (-----)

YB: Well you stand under one thing. Stand under this fact that you shall not as a teacher you should not protect yourself. You have no right of protection. Because if you protect yourself, you protect at your level, your capacity, let the hand of God protect you. And if you interfere with that hand and then you will be at your capacity, and your frequency and your power, which is too meager, it's not worthwhile. But it also needs faith, it needs trust, it needs will to sacrifice, doesn't matter what, it happens. You shall not fail, if you understand this principle.

Student: (----)

YB: It is very easy. You remain pure, you mean how you will live.

Student: (------)

YB: Oh wealth comes to you, (?) too much. Money is not the problem.

Student: (-----)

YB: Yeah, yeah you get money, for your things, people give you money for your jobs, people give money for many things. Money is a media. Money is not something, that if you go and teach a class, there will be money.

Student: (-----)

YB: No, no, no, money doesn't rule the purity.

Student: (----)

YB: No, no, it is not, if it is greedy or you are, you know do all that kind of stuff, that's different, within the balance it is not, it doesn't lose anything. You know, you can teach money will come, everything will come, money you are talking of money, things come beyond money.

Student: (----)

YB: Yeah!

Student: (----)

YB: Well, when you become a professional teacher kings comes and bow and take a privilege to kiss your feet. If you are understanding, imagining a teacher and I tell you the definition of a teacher. Teacher is a one person where God comes Himself and bows, I am not exaggerating the definition, you are talking of money or privileges or chances. Who prevails through a teacher, God. Teacher is a vehicle, it's not the pipe, it's the water through it, which nurtures the life. So, if you have a waterline in your house, won't you protect it. What do you say?

Student: (---)

YB: But weather, the erosion and all that takes the toll, they come and polish and check do all that maintain, change washers, nuts and bolts, things start happening. Teacher is not a lonely personality, it is the elementary identity. It shall be provided all atmosphere and hemisphere. That's a law which God shall serve, no human can serve a teacher, because they are his agents, they are not human, they have taken a oath, I am not a woman, I am not a man, what are you? Not a person, I am not myself, I am teacher. Do you understand that, and after that if God doesn't come through, shame on Him. None of our job, well taken ultimate O, infinite oath, that the Infinite come through, where is the duality. Duality is in our own fear, may not come, let Him not, who cares. Set your sail, and let it go, see it comes or not, check it out. That day we were collecting some funds Sada SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. gave me, six hundred or some dollars, and I said, 'what are you talking about.'

He said, "Well everybody is playing poor?"

I said, "These people are not poor. They are all very rich." I went to everybody, pocket I said, "Put your money on the table, give it to me" and I took what I wanted, and none was poor, they were playing poor, that's true.

But his job was not to believe them, he believed them, I didn't, I know, they cannot be poor, and why not I go and ask somebody to participate in a noble cause. It is for his benefit or her benefit, why should I have the right to deprive anybody. It's not my thing. Make it your lifestyle, see what comes, be careful, keep account correct, that's sometime the trouble of the teacher, so many things come, so many people come, so many temptations, so many gifts, so much, woo, it's load after, load after, load, after, load, be careful, that you do not get under it, keep above it. Teacher and opportunity, that's the test of the 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. , just little fly, little up, you will be fine, trust me, I went through it. Yes my dear.

Student: (-----)

YB: I was pushed, I am...

(Students laugh)

When I decided to come, you can't believe it, they satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. on me for two years, Canadian High Commissioner, George, was my student.

Student: (----)

YB: No, no, my western world is Tokyo. I had absolutely no idea to become a teacher, I was a teacher, so I was not an, want to become a teacher in the west and your dollars, did, I am very poor here, nothing attracted me, I mean to say I had tanned girls and not all these tan less girls, and I have all the money in the world and I have the authority, you can't even believe it, I have no problem with my life.

Student: (----)

YB: Nobody is born yet. No woman has that delivery yet.

Student: (----)

YB: Nobody tells a teacher, you can't teach, if one is the teacher.

Student: (----)

YB: No, no desire, it's a different thing. Desire is to desire. Teacher is a teacher, teacher has no desire.

Student: (----)

YB: Is it it, yeah, is it it. It is just it, as it is, I am I am, that's a fundamental base.

Student: (-----)

YB: No, you don't feel, you know the calling it happens, don't you understand.

(Students laugh)

There is a framework of mould, you get in. I tell you my own story, why you are upset about it.

Student: (----)

YB: This is how it is. I was, had never an idea, that I will come to the west, ever, question does not arise. I know west very well, when you work in customs, you know west so well and east so well and south so well, that you must be crazy to move, because everybody comes to you, why you go to anybody, you understand that. So, it was one day in my horoscope that I will go to the west, I will do this, this, this, and I will become this and where I will go bathroom, people will build a Temples and bah, bah, bah and I used to joke at it. Sometime at night, we will sleep outside on our charpoys and I tell my wife, "Okay, the day is coming, when I have to lecture to all western."

She said, "How that will happen?"

I said, "Well, yeah I will go Palam Airport, visit and the Airport will go red, all planes will get tightened, because at midnight, all planes come there. So all these people will be in transit now, I'll sit on the bar and I will give them some lecture to calm them down, don't you think."

(Students laugh)

"That's what it meant."

And she said, "Looks like."

I said, "That's the only way I can sit on a higher place and teach these western, what else, I am going to teach, they are not going come into the (?) ground to learn Yoga from me and I am not going to some academy to lecture, I am a uniformed officer" and that's how we used to talk.

Believe me or not, it came exactly true. In a Canyon in New Mexico, they made a big mould of Earth and stone and they put blanket on it and made a seat for me to sit and I taught my first class, it was exactly on that day, exactly twelve hours difference, not a one second wrong.

Student: (-----)

YB: It happened and I saw, when I was asking them to do cow and cat post one man went over the girl, and did a full intercourse, before I could get up from my seat, because it's very difficult to slip, I was... full I went, and I went to him,

I said, "What you are doing?"

He said, "She didn't mind, why you are minding."

(Students laugh)

I said, Okay. I never knew what I am teaching, so I mean that's my first experience, and ShaktiShakti The creative power and principle of existence itself. Without it nothing can manifest or bloom. It is feminine in nature. is a standard watch to it, I was in a teepee, I went three O'clock to take a bath in a cold river, I came in, there were two or three couples doing something, I said, "ShaktiShakti The creative power and principle of existence itself. Without it nothing can manifest or bloom. It is feminine in nature. , hell is happening inside."

(Students laugh)

I mean to say, we were who we were, I mean to say excuse me. I went through all this. Doesn't matter. I used to walk in this Hollywood, west Hollywood, they used to say, do you believe in Jesus Christ?

I said, "Yes I do."

"How?"

I said, "Everywhere. Please leave me alone."

"No! I know, you don't."

I said, "How you know, I don't."

"But who was he?"

I said, "He was the son, sit on the right side of the father."

"Where you will sit?"

I said, "On the top of the father."

(Students laugh)

Big deal... (?).

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One: You have to die in the hand of sickness and displeasures and all that and personal worries or you just do it for others, choice is yours, but that's the highest choice. If you accept in the name of God to be others, for others, that's all, that makes you a teacher, that's what is my experience. But if you have your own personal damn thing in it, then you are in trouble, that's all, no big deal. And then for me there was only one thing, either go to Tashkent and reach the, teach the Russian parapsychology and endurance and intuition and all that, so I told my friend, George, I say, "I am in trouble."

Government is going to do this to me and I don't want to go, he said, 'resign and go to Canada,' so he made all the arrangements and I came to Canada to become very good professor and all that stuff, nothing happened, I was left with nothing, and I started just with, I didn't have shoes, I made paper and glued it and put a string around to make to wear my in forty-five minus centigrade temperature, it was, Toronto was cold like death. I didn't have any trouble. I used to sing this, 'one day the day shall come and all the glory shall be Thine, people shall say yours, I shall deny not mine,' I used to sing it and make phrases and keep driving and going, you understand in Canada there is a town called Hamilton, there is a town called Montreal, there is a town called Toronto, you understand that and there is a London, Toronto-London, you understand all these topic, which I am talking and there is a their capital, in Quebec, Ottawa. I used to drive all this, to teach a Yoga class. Did a good job.

(Student laugh)

Student: (------)

YB: I don't want to know, teacher doesn't want to know.

Student: (-----)

YB: Yeah, that's it, you are right, you said it, see there is a teacher in you, you just sit there, you become the hub and everything comes.

Student: (-----)

YB: Lot of people have tried, I didn't see them going anywhere. Let God try it for you and you just deliver. Honey, when labor pains come, delivery is not far away.

(Students laugh)

That's the law. That's the law nobody can deny it, and that's the way word happens and that's the way delivery happens and that's the way we were all born and when that itch comes to become a teacher, you become a teacher. My wife has not forgiven me even today.

(Students laugh)

No, way forget it. But she can understand what I am doing.

She said, "You are teacher there, what's the teacher here, but it's not in my hands."

She doesn't understand why I have to leave that country and come here, she doesn't have any idea. She goes along, because she happens to be and so is my staff, they don't know what I do, why I do, what I do, most is the time, they are the most thankless job to guard me and tell me, I used to say, 'come on, we will take care of the person, who show up with a baggage or take care of me.' And Sahkti, said, 'where are the funds?' I said, 'find it out. I just invited to teach and I didn't want to pay the payments' and she said, "Don't you ever say that to anybody again." I said, "Well you know, I don't know the language."

(Students laugh)

I don't speak English. All I see in somebody a progressive sense and possibility and I do know the destiny and I just invite somebody to enjoy the destiny, now it's a sin, No, happens, not happen. You see me, when I go to the Temple, I ask somebody, give me a dollar, I go and bow 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. , because I can't go empty hand, that's it, I have no pocket, I don't believe, it's all is there for some purpose, whether my expenses come, I also know the payment is coming. When that somebody pays me, I know the expenses on the corners, somewhere. So it's all balance out, it's normal human to worry, and after that song, what is that song? "Don't worry..."

Students: "Be Happy..."

YB: Be Happy, I mean are you not, that's the best selling song, that's the two line sold, itself 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. Guru Nanak First Guru of the Sikhs. NanakGuru Nanak First Guru of the Sikhs. said,

'Sabne chala maariya karta kare soye.'

Everybody has tried, jump higher and higher, but what God does that happens, jumping doesn't make sense, jumping makes us only jumping beans, that's all it is. But it's a concept, you have to realize that, one who can rotate this Earth can take care of your routine. How many gallons of gasoline you require to make Earth go one ground, think of that. How many horsepower you require? Eight point four million horsepower, per second, cubic root to two, calculate, it's correct. And while you do anything or nothing, you move at three hundred and some miles per hour, without even shaking yourself. So it's a happening, just recognize it. First we have mid-fly, now we have string-bee, now we have visiting killer bee, things are happening, they are coming, we are not that isolated from the world now.

Japanese, always, there is a Japanese saying, "You can do whatever you want, so is the Typhoon." So when Typhoon comes it does whatever it wants and there is no power to protect yourself. You know why they made those, these paper houses, so when the earthquake comes and the typhoon comes, it takes away the house, and they think well this wrath has taken away, we are okay, they get into their tub-holes, that's why the Japanese baths are just like ditch, it is just like down, square thing or a round thing, where a man can just sit, so the whole thing can flow away, they just don't want to flow with it.

Like California is earthquake place, here we always build very beautiful homes and earthquake comes and all these homes were made to just tilt one day and they won't tilt more than thirty degrees, because then the other wall or the other debree become a bracket to it, doesn't matter it come ten square, but then we become, second story and third story and now, we go to the sky and you know, when Mother Earth shakes it, really, have you seen sometime mama really go mad, what she does then, nobody's fault, our greed, because man always want to touch the sky, that is funny thing, flying is not done for them anything. Have you seen a man walking and he said, "Where do you live?" "Come to such and such building, I live in a penthouse," he may not be wearing pants, but he lives in the penthouse, you know what I am saying. It's always the idea to live higher and higher, that's our nature, that's the nature of the soul, nothing wrong in it.

When the itch is there to become a teacher, just don't goof, just become, that's it. Don't look left, don't look right, don't look up, don't look down, just become so. Yeah, who else? Yes.

Student: (-----)

YB: Huh!

Student: (------)

YB: You never have to know. Students always know where teacher is, teacher doesn't know where students are. They come, you want to know what it is, put honey somewhere, see how many flies come, and where they come walk their track, you will have lifetime to do it. When teacher will appear, students shall come. Yeah.

Student: (-----)

YB: Uplift, keep up and uplift, what else you want to know in that. Just when you do personally, impersonal things, it's very uplifting. You must understand,

'Bij mantarAntar , Bantar , Jantar , Mantar , Tantar , Patantar , Sotantar These describe the sequence of creative expression from inner essence to full manifestation. Antar is the inner essence and being. It is before form. Each essence has an associated structure in time and space, a dimension to it, bantar. This structure is fulfilled by an appropriate matching set of qualities, jantar, which has a unique sound resonance, mantar, and a distinct visual form, yantar. This form and energy interrelate to the universe, tantar, creating a projection and track as it threads through time and space, patantar, until finally achieving its liberated form, beyond time and space, sotantar. This form creates a neutral point that ties together many of the polarities inherent in Prakirti to embed and express the essence of the antar in creation. sarb ko gyan.'

In the very seed, everybody has the knowledge. A student always know whether you are talking personally or talking personally for that persons purpose, if that is a personal purpose of that purpose, you are talking impersonally, you will be talking impersonally, when you start talking personally, that is where the mess is. Talk personal things, impersonally and you will serve the purpose. But when you talk personal things, personally, that's where you mess it up, then you are at the same level of the student, then who is the teacher? When you talk as a teacher, you are talking personally, impersonal stuff. Because you have it, the other person doesn't have it. You are going to give it. So till the other person experience it, it's very foreign to that person. Yes SadhuSadhu A holy man. .

SadhuSadhu A holy man. : (------)

YB: That is called, the one word for that is Akashic Record, those files are the Akashic Record who is teacher and who is student? That office is not on the planet Earth or in its vicinity.

'Ajrayil Farishtaa, Beta Khad Vahe.'

The Angel is raheel, keeps those accounting. Yeah you call it Isreaiallah, you call Dharamraj, it is same word they have different expressions and different meaning, it's called the Angel of judgment.

Student: (------)

YB: Correct.

(Students laugh)

Well, it is a very simple thing, when you are driving a car or you press the pedal and give the gas or press the pedal and brake it, both are pedal or sometime when you have to give that a gas, apply the brake or when you apply to brake give it a pedal, see how beautiful accident you cause, both are pedals. There is a X-amount of energy in you and there is a X-amount of requirement, if you distribute it equally, it will be harmonious. If you distribute it aggressively, it will be disaster, if you distribute it discriminately, it will be totally a depression. Yesterday is already gone, today is already going, tomorrow is the only thing you can relate to and welcome. Come on this is the last chance, you ask as many questions as you want. Later on you will not get so many answer on it, yes.

Student: (-----)

YB: Instructors are those who are trying to find the experience, practitioners are those who have experience and are instructing. The masters are those, who know all and do very little. You must understand, a master will become personally involved very little and in very rare promises, which are done in Heavens and to execute it on Earth, he normally doesn't get involved and you will find him very ambiguous and talking in parables, because they cannot interfere directly, because you must understand before a master. There is a fate and destiny, standing side by side on which life of a student runs. Their job is to keep in on destiny, avoid the fate, but they cannot eliminate the fate, if they eliminate the fate, teacher has to, a student has to die, because he is liberated, liberate mean drop the body, it's a one second job. He has not to kill anybody, he has not curse anybody, he has not to kiss anybody, all he say, "Fate fall apart" and person is liberated. Two words are very easy to say, but that drama is not over.

So you have to carry the responsibility between destiny and fate, distance has to be traveled. That's why suicide or killing or murder is called wrong. Apaar Aagon they say, it is a sin of the sin of the sin, multiple sin, Apaar Aagon, it's not a good thing, because life is given an X-amount of life, life is given a Pranic gift. Pranic gift has to be consumed.

You know when I had all those powers, I was very funny myself, oh how to, you can keep on burning fire from mounds and mounds of coal, and nothing will happen and I did all that and one day I just did a beautiful mistake, I mean to say, we were sitting and there were a congregation and all of a sudden rain clouds came and there was a rain. But you know, those two acres area, we were sitting, not a one drop came. They are very good, very happy. They appreciated 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. Baba very much, you know, he is great SadhuSadhu A holy man. , he is, whatever, and when everything got finished, we were eating LungarLangar , Lungar Free kitchen associated with Sikh worship service. , this old man, very, very old man came to me.

He said, "You did this?"

I said, "What? I didn't do anything."

"I mean to say you wished," he said, "That there should not be rain."

I said, "Well it was a inconvenience, we were so much lean into God and so happy in ecstasy."

He said, "You see this trees and the plants, you took away their water, why you did that?"

I said, "I didn't do anything. I did wish, yes, I am not denying this, I did wish, it should not rain here. Yeah I did wish."

He said, "Don't you see there is a so much rain all around and it is not here."

I said, "I do see, what I do, I just wished, it should not be granted. You mean my wish get granted."

He said, "Don't you know that!"

I said, "I don't know."

He said, "You better know it, see it yourself, are you blind, see it."

I said, "Yeah. But I will ask my men, you know I have so many men, thousands of men. I will tell them tomorrow to water the whole thing. I can tell them now, I have so much man force, what is in just saying one word, it will all happen."

He said, "Hah, that's good! So you have control over water."

I said, "Kind of."

(Students laugh)

He said, "Then when your soul will be free, it shall go through the water."

I said, "Well, it take a bath, what different to me."

He said, "Half of the lives live in the water. It shall go through all those incarnation, you want that."

I said, "Wait a minute, what are you saying?"

He said, "I am saying what you do, not understand. If you have a Siddhi, if you have control on the element, you have to go through that element."

I said, "Okay. I understand."

(Students laugh)

And that was that last day, I don't care I get whole drenched myself, forget it, what for. I came to Amritsar, I stood before Harimandir gate, I said, "Blessed are you who has taught me all, blessed is me, who shall never learn again all this hanky-panky," and I gave it up, that's it. Intervening in His will, for the better, you are admissible, for the worst you are wrong. Yes, you are uplifting, that's Divine. Any other control, direct, indirect, mental, verbal, all impractical. You are causing a cause, you are starting a sequent where you have to face the consequence, as a teacher you can't have consequences. Therefore you don't start the sequence. You carry the basket, as long as keep its bottom well-done. That's a law in life, you don't cross that law.

As a teacher, just imagine, you are taking a big basket, filled with frogs and if somebody jumps out, it is their permission. You carryon the basket and the frogs, beyond that if you think I can give you any other imagination, you are dead wrong. A big basket full with frogs and loaded to the bottom, one under over, understand that, how many you can reach the destination, just be careful, don't even estimate. Those who stick to that basket, will be on there. Those who jump out, it's their privilege, you owe no obligation to it.

I one day get very mad myself. I said, people have destiny, I have to come to destiny, destiny, where you are, (?) and along with stood the fate, he said, "What is this Yogiji, what is wrong with me? You don't like me, we are sisters. We are Siamese twin, you can't separate us, don't even try. What she loses, I gain please let us play the game," never cared. So don't worry, those who leave, you always think students are your investment, absolutely not, it's your 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. , it's a privilege to teach, it's not a right, it's absolutely a privilege to teach, it's the highest honor. You teach irrespective of who knows you are teacher or not, who pay you respect or not, doesn't matter, none of your business.

Sunshine does Sun say, "How much income tax you paid last year, that much heat I will give you." No, Sunshine, shines on the poor and rich and bad and good all equal, that's the law. Yes my dear.

Student: (------)

YB: I did it the same yeah. I just came out and said, I am the teacher. Because my master told me, it can happen that way too. There is no rule and law and declaration. When I became a master, I was not expecting it. One day I was asked to see him to see at a certain hour, I didn't believe, I said, 'what kind of meeting is this?' He said, 'it's the audience.' I said, 'oh, it must be something terrible, because you are only granted audience after twelve years, and I had my just a year ago,' so I mean it was not very fair to hear that kind of news. I said, oh God's will prevail I mean to say with him audience is not, doesn't sound right.

He said, "What do you expect?"

I said, "Something really unbelievably heavy, that's I believe."

So okay. So next day, I went, I satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. down I bowed, I satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. and satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. an satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. , then he opened his eyes, he said, "Bhajan, Heavens have told me so far truth, Heavens shall tell me all truth, Heaven shall know the truth" and I know those phrases, he always says when he wants to do something, unbearable.

(Students laugh)

So I said, "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. , Wahe," in my mind, I was saying, I don't know what he is going to say? I mean to say, I understand when he closes his half eye, open and half this, otherwise we were friends you know, we will run around with everything. But that I said, "Wait a minute. Today Mr 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. Baba, is trouble direct and complete," but I just kept my mouth shut and I said, "Yes my sir, yes my sir, yes my," and I was just yes sir, yes sir, yes sir finally say, "Well, you are the master now, with one condition." I said, "Oh! What's that condition?"

He said, "You shall not live in this land, neither I shall. But in other land, you shall not come to see me, because I will live a very sinful, ugly and dirty life, to which you shall not be a part. You will even not come, and see for me, for my blessings or for my audience, clear." I said, "Yes sir." Do you have a habit for telling everything yes sir. So I came out and all those who were studying there, like this class is, what happened? What happened? I said, "No, he declared me as a master, he said."

"What that means?"

I said, "Don't you hear me, bow."

And everybody kneeled down and bowed.

I said, "I am the master, that's it. He said so, you all hear it, that's it, nothing else happened." But there was a habit to obey, that was the law is to obey, to serve, to love and to...

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YB: It's not that I made that law. It's a law from Infinity to Infinity. And all virtues are in those who obey.

'Mannai Kee Gat Kahai Na Jaa, Jai ko Kaeh Pichai Pachtaaeh.'

Those who obey their grace even cannot be written. If somebody even tries it, he fails. These are the words of Nanak, not mine. You can read, write in his JapjiJapji , Japji Sahib The Song of the Soul written by the First Sikh Guru, Guru Naanak Dayv Jee. Saadhana opens with a recitation of Japji each morning at 3:40 am. A mantra, poem, and inspired religious scripture composed by Guru Nanak. Japji Sahib gives a view of the cosmos, the soul, the mind, the challenge of life, and the impact of our actions. Its 40 stanzas are a source of many mantras and can be used as a whole or in part to guide both your mind and your heart. 's, you can see, after seeing that I don't think there is any question left, it is true. For western obedience is, a kind of slavery, it s a kind of hassle, it's a kind of out of your chartered commission, out of your planning day, that kind of thing. For us, obeying impossible is the test of our wisdom, our endurance, our grit, our virtue, our accomplishment, our achievement, a chance of grace, it's just to prove myself that, I have done it, something, it's a elevating experience. It's not something, I mean you understand I was a son of a great man and I was a great man myself, and my teacher told me, "How fast can you go on this tree?"

I went there and he stuck me there, and said, "When I come back, you will come down," and he came back three days later. Now lady just understand on a tree what you can do and what you can't do, and for three days, night, straight on. When I came down, he laughed, he said, "Hey, you have survived, come down let's go," he never even cared, how was it, how you did it, and what happened to you, and you must be miserable, or I am sorry, I did it, I didn't come, there was no apologies, nothing, he said, 'hah you survived, come down let's go,' and I came down and I went. But I learned in those three days more than I would have learnt in three hundred years. It was at first, it was horrible, then it was terrible, then it was miserable.

(Students laugh)

Then it became fun. Then I was waiting, when somebody really come terrible, I am going to shit at that person I (?).

(Students laugh)

You know it was a fun, I mean can you believe, sitting on a tree, thirty feet up and trying, you don't want to, normally your habit is, even you are caught on a road or something, you find some bush or something, now we don't do in the bush, we do behind the trees, because our President is Bush.

(Students laughs)

So I mean, we don't use bush for that purposes. We are very respectful and patriotic, I mean we are Americans you know, but what I am saying is that, can you believe you are struck on a tree thirty feet up and there you are, you have to pee and poop and you have to eat and drink and you have to live and be fresh, you have to meditate and sleep, these are normal, ordinary requirements, you can't go on, yes Siri Bharosa.

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YB: Don't you don't, no, you don't, you don't, and nobody is after your blood. You don't, you don't. But just normally understand, a thing asked, shall never be repeated, nobody is lucky enough to be asked to do the second thing again, that's my experience. I do not know if somebody has a different experience, they can vouch for themself. Normally it is the circumstances in which the interaction between you and your teacher, he will demand something of you and that is for your benefit at that time in his judgment. So you are standing before a judgment at that time it shall never be repeated, I don't think so. Either you can accept it or you can deny it that's all is the choice, am I right. What you can do. Anybody else, yes dear.

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YB: I didn't ask.

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YB: So.

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YB: Why, nobody has questioned you, why you are questioning yourself. Are you a Catholic?

(Students laugh)

So why you are playing this guilt. Nobody will ever ask you. You must understand, we have no right to invoke, provoke, the privilege to ask or demand. You have to initiate yourself, if I ask you take a name and then become a teacher, then it is a, it's initiation, it will never happen in your lifetime, it can't be. It's not the rule, it's not the law, and it's not the privilege. You have to ask yourself, when you will be ready, you will ask yourself. You took earthly name, that is it. When you will be ready you will take a spiritual nameSpiritual Name , Destiny Name A practice begun by Yogi Bhajan that gives a spiritual aspirant an anchor within a new identity and practice - a chance to begin again and choose destiny over fate. Nirinjan Kaur Khalsa, Yogi Bhajan's Chief of Staff, was trained by Yogi Bhajan to continue this practice of receiving a new spiritual name. Please see for more information. .

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YB: Now, what I am saying is, that's not the question. Question is that every person, who wants to take this, what is a Spiritual nameSpiritual Name , Destiny Name A practice begun by Yogi Bhajan that gives a spiritual aspirant an anchor within a new identity and practice - a chance to begin again and choose destiny over fate. Nirinjan Kaur Khalsa, Yogi Bhajan's Chief of Staff, was trained by Yogi Bhajan to continue this practice of receiving a new spiritual name. Please see for more information. ? Spiritual nameSpiritual Name , Destiny Name A practice begun by Yogi Bhajan that gives a spiritual aspirant an anchor within a new identity and practice - a chance to begin again and choose destiny over fate. Nirinjan Kaur Khalsa, Yogi Bhajan's Chief of Staff, was trained by Yogi Bhajan to continue this practice of receiving a new spiritual name. Please see for more information. is the designated destiny, that become your identity, rather your identity on the Earth. Spiritual nameSpiritual Name , Destiny Name A practice begun by Yogi Bhajan that gives a spiritual aspirant an anchor within a new identity and practice - a chance to begin again and choose destiny over fate. Nirinjan Kaur Khalsa, Yogi Bhajan's Chief of Staff, was trained by Yogi Bhajan to continue this practice of receiving a new spiritual name. Please see for more information. is a Heavenly identity, that's all it is. You may not live to it, you may live to it, but it's the guiding force and it's a prayer, when somebody called me, 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. JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. , this mean one who is united with the greatest soul or somebody called me Bhajan, it means a Divine song, and somebody called me Harbhajan Singh, it means this lion who sings the divine song, it's a just a prayer, it's prayers in other man's word, it's calling, what is prayer? It's a calling that's it, and you answer the calling, you get uplifted, it's a plus, it's a way to get other people blessing, that's all, it's no big deal.

Nobody will tell you to wear clothes too. Nobody will tell you to do this, nobody will tell you do that, why we wear white? Because we are Sathambars. Sathambar means we are white, our projection is white, our life is white, it's a help, doesn't make any difference, other colors are not bad, but white has all the seven colors in it, so big deal, it's a science and art to improve yourself. We always tie our hair up, that's for the energy, is a very selfish act, it has nothing to do with it. You can put them down, you can shave them off, who cares. There is nothing you cannot do in your life, if you don't want to do, don't do it, which you want to do, go ahead, it all comes down to one thing. Saint has a profile and it will be proven by the Saint himself, nobody can make anybody Saint.

You can't canonize a Saint, Saint is a Saint and everybody can become a Saint, don't you hear me, everybody has nine holes, whosoever care, what comes in, what go out, and take care of the hole, all you need is a 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 watch on your holes, you are holy. Say nothing but God's words, you are Saint. And what is God word? What is in the scripture. No, God words in the scripture are also meant to uplift another person. Maybe, you maybe most irritated, but when you want to put your furniture on the trailer, you don't mind the grrrr, grrr, of the forklift, doesn't annoy you, because it is doing much more good than that little noise it's creating. Your cars are not absolute silent, but they make you go sixty miles an hour, you tolerate it.

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YB: That is a situation which I will deal, moment I finish my class. So any, you have exactly no time, it's five O clock. "May the Longtime Sunshine upon you..."

Students sing: "May the Longtime Sunshine upon you..."

YB: Guide your way on and get out of here. You must have appointments, your disappointment finishes and don't take it seriously. It's all right.

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