Gurdwara - The Purpose of Religion

 
Date:
October 2, 1988
Location:
Los Angeles, CA
 
 
 
 

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

I got snubbed today that I came late to the GurdwaraGurdwara Literally the door of the Guru; traditional place where Sikh worship services are held. and I have made to, made you to wait. You have no obligation to wait for me, I have no obligation to be here, I want to be here. It's just a privilege for me to be here as a privilege for you to be here but sometime in spite of all human possibility there are certain emergencies which this DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. needs to be served and unfortunately that falls on my shoulders. Sorry to be late that way but I am happy that I took care of what I had to take care of. I am expected to be here, I am supposed to be here, I should be here but I am not going to guaranty you the time, normally I come here eleven thirty, that's why I drove all the way to be here. But my personal feeling is my not being here was much happier that you sang a beautiful ShabadShabad , Shabd Sound, especially subtle sound or sound imbued with consciousness. It is a property or emanation of consciousness itself. If you meditate on shabad it awakens your awareness. and you are in full swings. Why you want to listen to this old man anyway who you do not understand at all. You know, the tragedy is that you are just following a religion which has come to us from India and we are looking at, at this time in two dichotomies-one is the religion, the religion way and religion has a reality.

Let me address certain things today which I had in my mind. Let us suppose BanaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. , we do not want to wear BanaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. , we want to be the commoners and we are afraid to wear BanaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. and we do not like it, it make us responsible, it make us committed, it put us out among the commoners, it does everything which we don't want to be done and majority of the Sikhs hate it and some of you are starting hating it. Well, Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. has money, take some money, go and shave off, we don't need you, you don't need us. When a person cannot come out in identity and cannot identify himself willingly and openly that person is not a human, has no tangent of human touched and understood, you are using God and you are using prayer for your individual benefit which you understand your way and it has nothing to do with you and with your religion whether you are a Jew, you are a Christian, you are a Buddhist, you are a Muslim or you are a Sikh, period.

Religion has absolutely no benefit direct or indirect but to make, force, understand, dictate, command a person to identity himself. Do you understand religion? Or you are just making a mockery of the every religion of the world? Religion has no meaning if you refuse or half heartedly willing to commit yourself to identify yourself. Just understand a soldier, soldier stands on a duty, a person comes, solider puts the rifle straight and say who is coming. The idea comes, friend and the solider on duty, the sentry on duty, calls on, password; if the password is correct all is well, Passover, if not, the bullet comes through, the person is dead. And there is no other way in the court of God.

'Dharamrai jabb metha mangey kam ki muh leke jayenga.'

When Dharamraj will ask the password what face you will carry?

Those of you who are not willing to identify here you are Sikhs of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , you don't exist, it is the self identification. Some people think they cannot wear turban, some people think they cannot wear gathra, some people think they cannot wear kirpanKirpan Sword; one of the five K's worn by baptized Sikhs. , some people think, think, think, think and first thing 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,

"Sochai soch na hovai je sochi lakhLakh 100,000. var."

Think, think nothing thinking won't work, first line he said.

So what we have? We have a religion in which we all have our individual religion. Religion has only one power-it calls on you to identify yourself openly, honestly, publicly, privately and everywhere and those who answer the call correct, they are friends, others are not, that's a religion.

Nobody wants you to do SadhanaSadhana , Saadhana A spiritual discipline; the early morning practice of yoga, meditation, and other spiritual exercises. The Aquarian Sadhana can be an individual or group practice; Ideally, it includes the recitation of Japji Sahib, a Kundalini Yoga kriya, and chanting the Aquarian Sadhana meditations, immediately followed by Gurdwara. According to Yogi Bhajan, the potency of any Kundalini Yoga and meditation practice will be enhanced in a group setting. who want you to get up in the morning, tell me who is benefiting? But if you do not know SadhanaSadhana , Saadhana A spiritual discipline; the early morning practice of yoga, meditation, and other spiritual exercises. The Aquarian Sadhana can be an individual or group practice; Ideally, it includes the recitation of Japji Sahib, a Kundalini Yoga kriya, and chanting the Aquarian Sadhana meditations, immediately followed by Gurdwara. According to Yogi Bhajan, the potency of any Kundalini Yoga and meditation practice will be enhanced in a group setting. , I can give you guaranty with all the wealth, all the power you shall not be happy. Who cares for the teacher? It is the teaching and teaching has decided there are only three words which decide the universe. Father, son and holy ghost, SadhanaSadhana , Saadhana A spiritual discipline; the early morning practice of yoga, meditation, and other spiritual exercises. The Aquarian Sadhana can be an individual or group practice; Ideally, it includes the recitation of Japji Sahib, a Kundalini Yoga kriya, and chanting the Aquarian Sadhana meditations, immediately followed by Gurdwara. According to Yogi Bhajan, the potency of any Kundalini Yoga and meditation practice will be enhanced in a group setting. , Aaradana and Prabhupati; AtmaAtma The soul or finite form of the Infinite in consciousness. It is transcendental in nature, not a product of the mind but a part of pure awareness. It is a witness of everything and can only be revealed through itself. , Paramatma, AtmaAtma The soul or finite form of the Infinite in consciousness. It is transcendental in nature, not a product of the mind but a part of pure awareness. It is a witness of everything and can only be revealed through itself. , Maha AtmaAtma The soul or finite form of the Infinite in consciousness. It is transcendental in nature, not a product of the mind but a part of pure awareness. It is a witness of everything and can only be revealed through itself. and Paramatma; take it anyway, sit on a hot plate like 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 Arjan Fifth Guru of the Sikhs. ArjanGuru Arjan Fifth Guru of the Sikhs. or go on the cross and get hung or boiled in the boiling water or anyway you want to go through, choice is simple. You do not obey, you do not serve, you do not love, you never will excel. Excel is the fourth condition and rule is simple, it's not set by me, I didn't came out with the rule. I learned it too. Obey, serve, love, excel. Everybody here in his profession wants to be a specialist, why not you want to be a specialist in Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. ? Nobody wants to, they call them fanatics. Can you believe? In one area, the fanatics are specialist, on the other area fanatics are wrong. Religion is not a profession.

What is a religion? To identify your personal identity of the spirit, your strength, your grit, your courage, your performance. What is a prayer? Pileup the rays to connect with Infinity so that you can be happy. Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. does not identify a man and a man, a person and a person, not at all, I have found it out. Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. addresses the soul, the conduct of the soul, the passage of the soul, its origin and its end and where it should go, it gives a directive. Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. identifies the mind, its all aspects, its creativity, its destructive, its power to give you and power not to give you when and where and why. Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. identifies the body, all the parts of the body, their work, their individuality and directs them and addresses them directly and then doing all this Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. identifies the Id, the ego and the projection of the ego. After all that Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. identifies the person as a whole.

I think basically Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. is totally misunderstood, miss, wrongly practice. Otherwise it is not possible Sikh be unhappy, it's not practically possible. Sikh and angry. No, this is not possible because there is so much check and balance in Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. and its teaching, person should be excellent and excellence is what sells. What is a specialist? A person excellently experienced in his job, that's excellence. I feel that we do give brochure what is a Sikh and people are printing it.

I think this Cherdee Kala business is also wrong and I, I refuse to learn from all of you who have been teaching as my ancestors. I don't believe you understand Cherdee Kala is a simple thing. Cherdee Kalaa means when your glow, your radiance, your body language has a command in the universe, your presence works. I believe we don't need to give a brochure, I think a Sikh is standing somewhere should be recognized as a Sikh and his light which it emits like a lighthouse should tell this person is worth talking and speaking to.

I have also seen some people they go the airport people ask who are you, what are you, which order you belong to? And the they feel embarrassed, they live in their past, they have no future. It's a pleasure somebody ask you who are you. People spend so much money and so much gimmicks, just the people can ask who are you? What are you doing? You are being asked free, you refuse. Spend time, let people know.

If the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. has given you blessing, you have become Sikhs and you refuse to share with other people, you are a egomaniac idiot and we don't need you, you don't need us, get out, clean it out. We don't need quality, which is a camouflage as a nonreality, we need a quality which is a real and which is dedicated and which can totally, clearly deliver. A cow which does not give milk, land which does not give food and sky which does not shower water, who wants it ha and what is the relationship and comfort when there is a no comfort and if you are not comfortable as a Sikh, why you are a Sikh.

What's the problem? Problem is actually (?) Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. ; you are uncomfortable as Sikh and you are bugging Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. and you are not leaving it and you are sitting in your head and you are miserable, making others miserable. Vacate the place, somebody else will fill it. Who wants nonsense around? And mind you, when I say here you have a chance, because I know here community and people and the projection is help carry on, other words is a cutthroat. If you cannot prosper here you cannot prosper anywhere, you will run into your problem anywhere because the problem in you. Have you seen, you sit with somebody one minute, you get insulted, you get angry, you just look down at and there is one person you sit with that, you are inspired, you are smiling, you grow up. The company of a Sikh should be such a company everybody should seek it, not refuse it.

There are certain deliverance which a Sikh needs and that is what Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. represents. A excellent person who believes in his own excellence and when he cannot or she cannot deliver it, he believes 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. will fill it. A communicative trust between a Sikh 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. has to be a prehanded established subject. A happiness is a proportionate commitment, happiness is not your temperament is different, your mood is different, your deliverance is different, because you happen to put a cloth on your head, therefore you have to be recognized as a Sikh, who wants that? When people want to see a person wrapped up in a turban and a white clothes and all that, they expect something really good. When they see a unusual people, un, uncommoner, not (?) can't even relate to it, they also want to hear something mystic. They want to deal with something mystery solved, that's what they expect but if Sikh is going to deal with dime a dozen, then you are wasting time. If your behavior is not to represent the real spirit of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , you are misleading yourself and the others. There is no such thing dime a dozen in Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. .

And one thing I have felt and recognized within these two days when I was given to teach and meditate and I was, I had a time to myself, that Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. will flourish without you or with you, it will go.

I was watching the television show last night and I think it was Detroit where they are closing historical Churches. Churches which has been there for two hundred years but they don't have a congregation and the archbishop was saying not only we have to close these and board up these Churches, we have to flat them because we cannot maintain the building, there is nobody to worship and a Church though it is the body of the Christ, if there is a no soul of congregation in it, it got to go and I tell you something; a teacher should go, a carpenter should not exist if he cannot (?) tool and carve the wood and Sikh should go if he does not represent the ultimate hope, ultimate character of excellence and commitment. If you guys cannot hail 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. and go and heal the people, we don't need to see another clan here. We want people of trust, of integrity, of dignity, of feeling of communication, establish rights that you can touch in his name and be sure that GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. will come through, that's the reality.

Gurdas, 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. Das whose BaniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. is read and whose BaniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. is considered key to the GurusGuru 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. , 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 these are the words of GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Arjan Fifth Guru of the Sikhs. ArjanGuru Arjan Fifth Guru of the Sikhs. I have been told.

Once went to buy horses, look at this, arey read Sikhism the way it is, not the way you are told. Sikhism is Sikhism.

GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. said, "Who I can trustexcept you."

So he went and when he selected the horse and did the whole thing, came in and he saw those mohars, those gold coins, turned into him it looks like a mud, he told, "My God," he tore up the tent and ran away. Sikhs were outside.

They said, "BhaiBhai Brother. Bhai Sahib , Bhai Sahiba An honorary title which means respected brother (or sister). SahibBhai Sahib , Bhai Sahiba An honorary title which means respected brother (or sister). has gone in to get the money, these pathans are waiting out for payment and they want to hand over the horses," so they went in, they saw the gold was there and BhaiBhai Brother. Bhai Sahib , Bhai Sahiba An honorary title which means respected brother (or sister). SahibBhai Sahib , Bhai Sahiba An honorary title which means respected brother (or sister). was not there, tent was torn, he was gone, they took out the money, counted, gave it, got the horses, came to the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. said, "Where is the guy?"

He said, "We don't know."

He was a Mukhia Singh SahibMukhia Singh Sahib Title for a male regional minister in Sikh Dharma. . Gone. He was a learned, he went to Banaras, he preached, he taught. 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. wrote a letter to Raja of Banaras that you have my thief and I want him to presented as a thief, you owe me this. When BhaiBhai Brother. learnt it, he said okay, I will go exactly my hand tight and I just go the way the goes.

Wisdom was not short, wisdom was great, Sikh was great. At the moment faith got shaken and there is a ShabadShabad , Shabd Sound, especially subtle sound or sound imbued with consciousness. It is a property or emanation of consciousness itself. If you meditate on shabad it awakens your awareness. , I am not reciting that, Bibi Harbans Kaur will totally write it for you, then he also he said, "(?)." If 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. changes his mood and temperament, Sikh must not lose his faith and he lost his own, one who wrote it and then he rewrote it.

Because question is, I want to tell you something. A religion becomes a most bogus thing in which ego is not tested. I do not feel religion is something go to God, absolutely not. It's a wrong way. I think this all is being done to take the money from people. Actually religion is a science and a art in a person ego is tested and he is put on a hot plate like 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 Arjan Fifth Guru of the Sikhs. ArjanGuru Arjan Fifth Guru of the Sikhs. all the time and he must come out, out of it saying 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. . I think less than that religion is just a camouflage to make yourself comfortable. Religion, no religion serves a purpose, doesn't matter it's a Catholic, Christianity, Buddhism or no religion or any religion. I think the purpose of the religion is that you are called upon to identify yourself and that's what GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. Gobind SinghGuru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. said, "Jab lag Khalsa rehey," Khalsa means pure. He is addressing the pure one, he is addressing the one who are pure.

Jab lag Khalsa rehey niaaraa

Tab lag tej dee-o me (n) saaraa

Jab eh ga-eh bipran dee reet

Me(n) na karo(n) en kee parteet.

You can be rich, you can be healthy, you can be wealthy, you can be powerful, you can be comfortable but my dear you will not be happy. Because happiness runs in a circular motion, like, like a little boat upon the sea.

Students: (-------)

YB: It is real thing, that is real thing. When I hear people saying, 'Oh so and so is a neurotic, so and so is a wrong.' That neurotic is not neurotic, neurotic is not wrong, neurotic is just reflecting neurosis, so that you can learn not to be. Hating is not the principle. Putting down people and putting down other people and putting down situation is not a Sikh way of life. Sikh way of life is opposite of it. Sikh way of life is those who are put down are down, lift them up, excel them. When you can excel other, you become excellent, isn't Dr.Soram, a specialist the one who can find the disease which ordinary doctor cannot find or what ordinary doctor find he conforms it, is that true, correct.

He said, "Yes."

(Students' laughter)

Sikh is the one who has learn to inspire and give people excellence, spirit, virtues, grace and overall trust. It's a game of the trust. When a Sikh stand out there is a Sikh in his BanaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. . I think the people who are not willing to put BanaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. on are only those who do not care, who do not want to be identified, who feel that nobody has the right to identify them perfectly hundred percent. I think it is a ego problem but those who identify them self are willing to hundred percent identify them self, God will not abandon them. They will never see put down. Troubles will come, I am not saying trouble are going to go away, troubles will come but you will always excel, don't be afraid of test of life, you shall win and that's what Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. teaches and I think this is the time to understand and thoroughly understand fully well that GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. has promised you one thing that GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. shall not abandon you but what I am asking you from the last two weeks is that believe in the name, chanting the name what is the use chanting the name, what are you trying to prove, chanting the name and not believing in the name?

It's very funny. Baba JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. asked me to make a phone call, I made a phone call and the girl in opposite was saying, "(?) how is your health."

I said, "My health is just in GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's name, 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. wants to do it. I am going Monday to checkup my health."

She said, "You have that problem?"

I said, "Yes, I have problem."

And she gave me a formula B1 fifty milligram, Calp A quality Lessotine twelve hundred milligram. And I said, "Wait a minute, are you a nurse?"

She said, "No."

"Are you a doctor?"

She said, "No."

I said, "How you know?"

She said, "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. spoke to me."

I asked Baba JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. , does she work with the medical...

She said, Baba JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. said, "She is a very devoted Sikh."

And then I asked her, I said, "Where you got this?"

She said, "In ArdasArdas Prayer; the formal group prayer of the Sikhs. but 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. , please do it, you will be all right."

Now what I can say? I said, "I was going to tell you something good, you are telling me everything good."

She said, "I don't know, something is telling me to tell you. Did I do something wrong."

I said, "No, you didn't do anything wrong."

I wrote it down, I called ShaktiShakti The creative power and principle of existence itself. Without it nothing can manifest or bloom. It is feminine in nature. Singh I told him, "Send me the capsule by express day after tomorrow and I would like to have them on Wednesday."

Now, where she learned those milligrams and such a combination and such a formula and Monday I am going to see the doctor anyway. But what I am explaining to you, you will never know or understand which corner God can talk to you through what. Don't feel anybody inferior, indifferent to you. Understand something realism, realism is that God is everywhere, so God is everywhere, it can speak from anywhere, it is not the property of a person, it is not the only Brahman which can teach you about God or a Padre which can tell about God. God can speak through even trees, there is nothing wrong with God.

And I tell you a very ancient story and let you go.

There was a person who was very sick, so sick that there was no chance and he was not dying. So one day he called his five sons and he said, "Why don't you listen to me? I am sick and tired lying down on the charpoy crying all the time and each one of you taking turn. There are twenty-four hours, five of you, now I see your eyes, they tell me they have not slept for a long time, I see your faces, they tell me that your wearing out, I don't know whether I will live ever or I will never die but I have my last wish, can you my five sons answer that you will do it exactly what my last wish is?

They said, "Father better it be right, we have already obeyed you, we will do whatever you want."

He said, "Pack me up on a cot, carry me up and in the middle of the jungle leave me there."

Obedient sons; 'Mannai Kee Gat Kahai Na Jaa, Jai ko Kaeh Pichai Pachtaaeh.' Carried their father crying and very painful, extremely sorrow.

Everybody in the town said, "The guy is crazy, he is sick for a long time, his mind is off."

They said, "What should we say? Our father spoke, we got to do it."

The took him there. And he said, "Put a cloth on the ground." Then he said, "Don't put a cloth on the ground, put me on the ground and I know you are going to guard me and you will be in this jungle around, I know you, you are my children, I know you." He said, "I shall not see anybody of you directly or anybody indirectly because of you, even nowhere I am and coming around, understand that."

They said, "What else father, tell us?"

And he said, "Just go home and just tell everybody that the angels came and they picked me up and I have gone to God, go. If I live, I'll come back, if not, this is what you have to say."

So they came back, everybody said, "What happened?"

They said, "We do not know. Father satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. down there and he disappeared, that's it, we don't anything, gone to God."

"What happened to your father?"

He said, "Nothing happened, we went, he told us to sit on the ground, satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. down, then he disappeared we brought everything back that's it gone we don't know."

Second month, (?) third month everybody saw him coming hail and hearty and singing and playing and he walked into the village and called his sons, hello, how are you? They were all surprised what happened, first they wanted to know.

They said, "Dad, we have told the village what you told us, now what happened to you."

He said, "Nothing. When you left me there, I lied down and I satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. . It's terrible the way I have tortured my own family, so I was just praying, and praying, and praying, and praying for death, there were lot of little plants there, after all, I became little bit hungry, so I started pulling the plants and started eating one plant, I don't know what I ate. But when I ate those plants after a while there was a little plant which started growing and it start going through my legs and my body and wrapped me up. I was thinking it's like a boa constrictor just going to take away all my... and I will be gone and I was grateful the God has provided me a grave itself and nobody ever know and my skeleton will be in this leaves and matter will be over with."

And they said, "Then what happened?"

He said, "I was hungry, so when those plants, I was very weak, I couldn't rip off the leaves, so whatever those plants and those branches were coming to my mouth I started chewing them and the juice started going in the body, I became healthier and healthier, don't you see how good I look."

He said, "That, that explain."

He said, "You know how weak I was?"

And when I read,

If the Prab wants you He can keep you alive without a breath, it is true.

He said, "I had no power, strength even to pull those leaves when I became that weak, the plants walked to me and started losing their sap in my very mouth."

So what I am explaining to you is that this planet, this thing, this DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. , this Sikh Sikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. DharmaSikh Dharma A living experience of values as taught in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Dharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. and these rules and this BanaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. , BaniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. , SevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. , SimranSimran A deep meditative process in which the naam of the Infinite is remembered and dwelled in without conscious effort. , this is all by the dictates of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. and 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. vouches for it that I am not saying, he said, "One thing as God has spoken to me so I say to you."

You have to understand that. So my idea is that I would like to share with you that those who have become Sikh here and taken GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's shelter or GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's path, you have something with 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. direct, it is just appearing. Now, if it is appearing, then please appear in perfection, in excellence. Don't do it half way because those who live here you all know there are halfway house here, you all just talk about it, don't you. Then why you are creating this spiritual halfway house? Make it GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's house, live in it, excel.

I was just thinking another thought, son and father, father may be very rich, very powerful, wonderful but if the son becomes indifferent what he can get? He will be son all right, he will be father all right but there will be indifferent attitude, indifferent temperament.

There may be a totally a faucet of water in your house, if the faucet tap becomes indifferent you can't open it, you can't drink water. Water will be in the pipe, it shall be in the house but you can't drink it.

So those of you who have got a human body who has got 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. as your house and guide and everything is fine, if still you want to be indifferent, then it is like this, one can take an horse to a water but cannot force him to drink it. And some of you just are practically demonstrating that nature of yours and I repeat and I repeat and I repeat, SadhanaSadhana , Saadhana A spiritual discipline; the early morning practice of yoga, meditation, and other spiritual exercises. The Aquarian Sadhana can be an individual or group practice; Ideally, it includes the recitation of Japji Sahib, a Kundalini Yoga kriya, and chanting the Aquarian Sadhana meditations, immediately followed by Gurdwara. According to Yogi Bhajan, the potency of any Kundalini Yoga and meditation practice will be enhanced in a group setting. , Aradana, Prabhupati, beyond you there exists no scripture. Neither was, nor is, nor shall be.

It's very funny, last night I was reading my Banis and I was going through, you know, those kind of things when you want to sleep, you know you have experienced that, ha, Ik Ong Kar SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Sat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. NamSat Naam , Sat Nam The essence or seed embodied in form; the identity of truth. When used as a greeting it means "I greet and salute that reality and truth which is your soul." It is called the Bij Mantra - the seed for all that comes. Naam , Nam The manifested identity of the essence. The word derives from Naa-ay-ma , which means "that which is not, now is born." A Naam gives identity, form, and expression to that which was only essence or subtle before. It is also referred to as the Word. , I just want to demonstrate for my future generation, ha Kar Kar Kar Karta Purakh and you must have gone through that, now that was my 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. and I went through all and then I learnt that I have exercised a lot.

(Students' laughter)

Whole 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. was nothing but a very heavy exercise because it was this way, that way, that way, that way, (?) it was something funny and when I was doing that (?) then I finally open up. I said, "Wait a minute, I have to read so many Banis one 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. has taken so much time," then I learned why in SadhanaSadhana , Saadhana A spiritual discipline; the early morning practice of yoga, meditation, and other spiritual exercises. The Aquarian Sadhana can be an individual or group practice; Ideally, it includes the recitation of Japji Sahib, a Kundalini Yoga kriya, and chanting the Aquarian Sadhana meditations, immediately followed by Gurdwara. According to Yogi Bhajan, the potency of any Kundalini Yoga and meditation practice will be enhanced in a group setting. we do Yoga, to keep alert.

(Students' laughter)

I thought we are enforcing something wrong but I understood by my own experience, then I did my own exercise became all right, then I read the whole Banis, it was fine. I was very alert, I enjoyed. There was a lot of lesson in it. Sometime cold shower doesn't work, you got to do exercise to alert your circulation body and be that and sometimes you have to exercise to the point you have to sweat. You must come to a... Come to a point of reverence, reverence and your reverence should be that a chance which GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. has given you to become the altar of Divinity, that's what I feel, this is the line I wanted to say, you are the altar of Divinity, therefore there should be no alternative and no duality, did I say it right, is that exact what I said? You are... A religious human being is the altar of Divinity, it has no alternative and no duality. Where there is a Divinity, there is no duality. I have also found out this love business, love is like painless thing but you are all in love and you are all in pain because love should create an inertia like that morphine kind of thing in the brain love creates that and that should take away your pain but you are not a love, you are in commotional, sexual, psycho self destructive analogy, that's your love. You want commotional satisfaction, not love.

I was asking this guy, funny part of it is I was asking the guys. I said, "You are in love with this girl."

He said, "Yes."

"You are in love with your wife?"

He said, "Yes."

"You are in love with this?"

He said, "Yes."

"You are in love with children?"

He said, "Yes."

"You love your work?"

He said, "Yes."

"You love this..."

He said, "Yes."

Whole thing love, love, love. I said, "What is wrong then?"

He said, "I do not know, I am miserable."

I said, "You love this misery then naturally, you must be in love with this misery, you have created the whole thing."

He said, "No ,no, no sir, let me know, I just want to know what is wrong with me."

I said, "Very simple thing; you love this whole structure around you to be appreciated, you do not have invoke in you the self appreciation and therefore you can never enjoy love."

Love can be enjoyed by those who invoke in them, self appreciation. Humee Hum Brahm Hum, this is love. I am the only God, this is love. When love of God and God and man becomes one, then what is the difference? Then speaking the truth is impossible not, it's possible. Exactly, those who call themself Sikh they cannot identify with GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. Gobind SinghGuru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. , cannot identify with their excellence. What do they know? Love give you courage, love give you excellence, love give you total painlessness.

Mission, it is the mission in a Sikh which has priority over the man or the woman, whatever the case is. When the mission takes the mode of a priority over the person, you are in love with that thing, otherwise you are just faking it. Test it out and when you are in that kind of love, I want to tell you something. Prayer or no prayer, angel or (?) forgive me for that, God can also do me in for that I am saying it but I am saying it anyway because it's my duty. God serves such people, that Almighty become yoyo, that Almighty then serves all being with all its might and nature, the universe excels for that persons.

Look, this is the bargain point, you excel to the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's word, God excel for you. Is that understandable? You find your own comfort, your own rules, own ritual and you create a cavity in your commitment, you will be proportionately unhappy. Commitment is, commitment is in proportion to happiness. You are eighty percent committed, your are eighty percent happy, you are ninety percent committed, you are ninety happy, you are one percent committed, you are one percent happy, you are not committed, you are not happy. If you are married to fun, loyal to none and if you are loyal to one, married to none, just understand what it means. It means the same thing. It is the loyalty which is the spring off of love. Love give you loyalty, love give you commitment, love give you excellence, love does not is there to create your emotional satisfaction, you have dragged down love to the point it's not even worth discussing. Forgive me because my this place is not enough, otherwise I want to tell you a language their forefather hot have heard it. You have made such a mockery... You know when people in the west are so unhappy.......

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..... mockery and they insult word love and they use it for the purposes where it doesn't belong to. If you are take a holy man, to a holy place he will bless you, if you take a holy man to a dirtiest place he will bless himself, you know what I am saying? You got the idea? This is my very polite way of saying what I am saying. You are taking love to the areas where it doesn't belong to and then love will take you to spaces and mood and sentiments where you don't belong to. That's why you all are crazy because love gives you a juice of life, love give you the excellence of life and love gives you the excellence of the excellence.

Those Sikhs who love the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's words shall be exalted by God in His own court and God will feel privilege. That Almighty God people are scared of, is not true. God love His creation like every artist love his creation, that's the joy of an artist what he arts. Humanity and humans are the joy of God and God love to exalt you when you love God and I think the Siri GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. GranthGranth Literally: knot: book. is all about it. It's my privilege to remind you that if all has brought you to the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's feet now start walking, hail 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. and heal the universe of mental, spiritual and physical ailments and his name.

I was talking to those doctors. I said, "Take these hands and think they are hands of GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Ram Das Fourth Guru of the Sikhs. Ram DasGuru Ram Das Fourth Guru of the Sikhs. , see what they can do."

They couldn't believe it. I am just telling you. I am a very known healer and I draw the shape of the foot and those eight points, that's what I all use to do. Touch people, press those eight points, everybody got healed, everybody and I don't have to do my PR, everybody brought everybody. Those eight points you all can know and touching somebody feet is a sign of humility, humbly touch those eight points person shall never ever forget you and he will be very grateful that you touch his that but you got to touch eight meridian points in the foot and that's what it did it what we did it.

So please understand, if you have come to touch the lotus feet of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , now start walking. Hail 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. and heal the world and God shall exalt you, that's the way to live.

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.

(?) said the other God said, "Am I wrong wearing blue?"

I said, "You represent blue light that's all, no question."

(Students' laughter)

So these people who are asking the stupid question are trying to test us out, wasting our time and diverting us, we must not waste our time, keep going, go ahead, keep going, going straight. Song of the Khalsa.

(Class Sings)

Holy book is read:-

Student: (?) first channel the (?) well the glutton continues eating he who is the (?) practices (?) and bares and (?) himself at the pilgrims stations the one who (?) practices (?) in the hereafter no account is (?) with the name of the flag, the flag of the name as all the deeds the mortal does so is he known, the breath which is drawn without the 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. of the Lord that breath goes in vain, if there is someone to purchase it I shall sell, sell off this body of mine for my Lord. Nanak, of no value is the body which does not enshrine the true name (?).......

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.

(Class Sings)

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