Yogiji; UCLA Beginning Class (Food), Parts 1 & 2 (Part 3 on side 1 of OR Col. #148)

 
Date:
January 27, 1972
Location:
Los Angeles, CA
 
 
 
 

... meditationMeditation Dhyan. It is a process of deep concentration or merger into an object or a state of consciousness. Meditation releases reactions and unconscious habits and build the spontaneous and intuitive link to awareness itself. (?) and what kind of food can help in man to bring mental (?). After all when we work hard, what we can (?). We get the fruit of that work. So those who can (?), they can live forever. It is a state of mind it will not cater to any (?). All right, all of you cannot live on fruit...

This is how the things grow. There are certain things which grow under the ground, there are certain things which grow within the seven feet distance of the ground and there are things which grow above the seven feet distance of the ground. These are the three categories in which divides everything. There are three ways, three GunasGunas The three qualities or threads that make up the fundamental forces in nature and the mind. Their interactions give motion to the world, stir the larger Greater Mind, and make up the realm of our experience. They are considered inseparable and occur in unlimited combinations. They are abstract; you can only see their effects. They are the sattva guna for clarity and purity; the rajasic guna for action and transformation, and the tamasic guna for heaviness, solidity, and ignorance. in us. TamasTamas One of the three basic qualities of nature (gunas). It represents heaviness, slowness, and dullness. It is inertia and confusion. , Rajas and Satvak. In colors we call it black, red, white. Any ground fruit which will be under the ground, it will have energy, it maybe anything, doesn't matter. Second thing will be which is laid down on the ground and grown bushy thing, within the seven feet, it will have energy in a potent form. And anything which grows above that will be sophisticated, delightful, self-digesting, cleansing, (?). Food which does not bring any kind of turmoil in the body.

I was figuring out today, today is my twenty-first day of eating a particular food. I do lot of experiments and I do it on myself. Without losing a pound of weight, just a pound, I have lost inches and inches, (?).

Food has many means to you which sometime you do not understand. It doesn't matter what you eat but it does matter what you digest. You may eat the whole world, may not digest anything, (?). What you eat doesn't matter. What it matters is, how much of it you digest. And that is what gives you health, happiness to your physical self. You can turn the clock back, about ten years, if you just live on fresh milk and honey. You can turn the clock twenty years back, if you live on fresh butter. I am not talking of the butter which you can get from the dairy wrapped in a paper. You guys proudly say, 'this is butter,' that has got absolutely no peas in it, it is butter, it has no peas. I wish you should know what a butter is. When butter is fresh, you take out of the earthen pot and when you (?) milk out of the curd and it comes out, it comes out like little stars, you put that in cans, it has all the world Vitamin A in that and those crystals, little crystals like stars shall not break till that vitamin A melt, but after 2 hours, you will find that it has gone. That is what when it comes fresh. They won't stick with them. You can enjoy, you can play it like a ball. They are firm, very firm. In that butter, if you put honey, then you eat, and that makes your breakfast; we can immediately say twenty years back. You can do it. It's not a charisma, it's not a magic, it is growing it. Food is very powerful thing. Good food can make you cheerful. Cheerful man can be forgiving. It's a lot good thing. Sometime you say, "Well, don't take grease. It makes you fat. You take olive oil, your skin (?)." You call it gheeGhee Clarified butter. , you call it butter.

We have certain thoughts in our own mind. You talk of gheeGhee Clarified butter. , from where I get cow gheeGhee Clarified butter. and how I get fat and how I get thin and from where I get energy. Take a glass of milk, take eight ounces of milk, put about three tablespoon of sesame oil in it, sesame oil, not commercial, real, it should be sesame oil. Have warm milk, put three tablespoon of sesame oil, put two tablespoon of honey in it and just drink it, sip it as you do your cocktail, don't rush it and then whole night if you can sleep and you don't like to work, you will make bedroom into living room, living room with bedroom, that much energy you get.

Energy is not in a peg of a whiskey only, (?) to whiskey or this and that, that only you can (?). That's not all energy. Energy is ten good glasses. Instead of this (?) molasses, mix it with honey. Molasses and honey, have homemade yogurt, mix it, eat it, then talk to me what food can do for you. If you can touch your heel on the ground, I can pay for it. You will be (?) good, that is what food does to you.

I had so much toxins in my body, because my lungs (?) all these smog whether I like it or not, it comes, it's my 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. . I don't like to be here one day, if I can skip, I love to run, but you know, I have to stand by my own 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. , but it's all right, I tried it out and these days I am taking rice, but not this American rice, which is polished. Indian Basmati, which you cannot polish, if you polish, it breaks. It becomes useless. So we found out it is available, so, we enjoy it.

In India when we are sick and we want to regenerate our body cells and we want to be healthy, we used to eat then. Why not to eat it now? So we got it. Just make one dish, I give you the recipe. It won't bother you, it is a good recipe. If you take one cup of rice, Basmati rice, it's available, forty four cents a pound, it's not a very costly dish.

Student: (-----)

YB: It is known as Basmati rice. Where is, where you got it?

Student: You get it in a few places, one in India Bazaar in west LA and the other is Belgians market in Los Angeles.

YB: It is available. It is a organic rice, it has got all the vitamins rice has to have in it. And the beauty of that rice is, it gets longer when you make it and thinner. It is not a coarse thick rice. It's very simple rice. So if you happen to get that rice, take one cup of it. West LA what?. What is west LA?

Student: (-----)

YB: Oh some adjustment...

Student: (-----) Boulevard, you can check this information (-----)

YB: So, if you get to get that rice, take one cup of that rice and take four onion, good thick onion and really chop them well, four onions; onion gives you blood, it makes blood. Onion is more precious than a apple but it is in abundance, that's why it is not costly.

So, whether you get the rice or not, but just write down the recipe. It's a very private, secret recipe. It will work right but don't start fighting in the house, "Honey, why didn't you make it right, make it right away," it doesn't go in once or twice, it doesn't go well, it's okay, next time it will be all right.

One cup of rice, take four onions, big onions, big I mean quite thick, if you do not know what big is, then take five, six.

(Students laugh)

As many you put, it doesn't matter but my, my idea of a onion is this much, and look at my hand. So chop them really fine and sauté them in sesame oil and when they become brown, that means onion has left its skin; when onion becomes brown... Onion doesn't lose anything, it is such a nutty thing. Don't misunderstand, by sautéing onion, onions lose anything, only the skin it loses. So when it becomes just reddish brown, just brown, at that time put that Basmati rice in it, just spin it and for two minutes, and put then you put that rice, and you have got to sauté that rice with it, don't put that the green pepper, not that big thing, but the long one.

Student: (-----)

YB: Chili green pepper, long one. It is about thick eight inches long. And chop that real fine, about two cups of it, put that in it and when you are sautéing the rice, also don't forget to put little turmeric in it so that your joints maybe all right in the body, you may not have arthritis and all inside will be taken care of and it'll give a golden color to the rice.

Student: Turmeric?

YB: And when you do all that and if you want to put salt and per chance in your life you ever had a high blood pressure, take K-salt or potassium salt, put that, don't put sodium salt in that case and, three cups of water. When the rice is ready, four, five pieces of cardamom, just, just break them and put it. Just put it. Turmeric...

Student: Cardamom.

YB: Four pods. And then cover it. Then you take it off the fire. Not when it is on the fire. It is a beautiful dish ready.

Now there are two ways of eating. One is, take horseradish and what they call, what they do it?

Student: (-----)

YB: Grate it and then just serve it with it. So mix with that, eat it, you will be somewhere else.

(Students laugh)

It is fantastic, you, you do not know, you'll enjoy it. It takes your life into the sky and you know all about God and...

(Students laugh)

There is no problem. Or, it's really fantastic, I can't tell you.

And then, if you don't want that, you take cottage cheese with it and take milk and put lot of honey in it and just drink with it, you are perfect. If you happen to live on it, once a day, once a day, it will change you inside out.

(Students laugh)

After twenty one days, if you get to walk on your heels on this earth, you can claim from me anything you like.

That this food does. That is what this food does to you.

At sometime during the year, man must eat half and he must eat a cleansing diet. It is a necessity for body. If you really want to live healthy, never fill your stomach more than two-third, how good the food may be. And eat once a day, have breakfast, have tea, there is no problem but it all the time because this door is open...

(Students laugh)

Every minute, minute, what it can end up?

Second recipe. Now if you (?) want to become divine, this is a divine thing.

Student: (-----) When do you add those three cups of water?

YB: Oh when you, just, two minutes when you just sauté the rice and you have to put in, I am going to let you make tomorrow (?).

(Students laugh)

So that you cannot forget 'when.'

Yes (?).

Student: (-----)

YB: Yeah, just crush it and just put them over and here, then they will steam, (?).

Student: (-----)

YB: No that, that bulb, you know.

Student: The little black seed, throw away the .......

YB: Yes, that (?), just put it over and just cover it for a while. Fantastic dish. Serve it with red horseradish and serve it with little cottage cheese and give that drink to guys.

Student: How long do we have to cook after putting three cups of water?

YB: Well, about fifteen to ten minutes, just as normal rice does.

All right, now I am telling you a breakfast. Ever living breakfast, divine.

Take two apples, skin them out and take away their seeds and all that inner thing and chop them up and put them into the blender. And put about three to four spoons of honey into the blender and four, five cardamom seeds and blend it real well, take it out, heat it if you like, if you can't resist it, eat it in the blender.

(Students laugh)

But don't put your finger to taste it because blender sometime is working and somebody (?).

(Students laugh)

That's a dangerous game but it's really, it smells good, it feels good, you eat it, it is good, it comes out good. I don't care what goes in, that doesn't bother me so much but I do care what comes out. Certain foods are so silly, we just take them in once, they refuse to come out and that is where the problem of the human body starts. All the energy of the human mind then goes on taking it out. And all the heat of the body is spoiled in that and that makes a man sick. Because that heat is also responsible for circulation.

So, there are, there is a soup, I do not know how many things they put it in. Few days we were on the soup, we are keeping all the time in that pot on the oven, anybody who go in, put a glass of water, put the vegetable back, take it out, drink it and unending soup in the oven. Fantastic. You know.

Student: (-----)

YB: Well, it is juice.

This 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. tea is a very, very old recipe. This is the Ayurvedic (?), it is known as 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. Tea, from the time immemorial. Any disease, which is a virus disease, or it is a disease of sinuses, when in India, people catch it, they don't go to a doctor, they go to 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. Tea. And it really helps; it clears you out and in any kind of sickness, it is such a powerful herb combination, that it, it strengthen your nerve to the extend that your recovery becomes so smooth and we make it all the time and I am giving you today, the detail of it, not the hippie version of it. It has two versions. One is the real 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. tea, other is the hippie version of it.

We take cardamom, cinnamon.

Student: Stick.

YB: Just the stick, two cardamom cloves and clove, four, five cloves, how many cups you want, four cups, five cups. Let us talk of four cups. If you want to make four cups of it, four cardamoms say about six, those bulbs?

Student: Pods.

YB: Yeah, whatever they are. They are some. And about six cloves. And remember, cloves is one thing which I love to put myself in my eyes I like to water. When the water is boiling, you put cloves. They start kissing and dancing. And that's the best dance ever man can see. You perhaps do not know, cloves dance and they kiss and that's a enjoyable dance and kissing. Man has, has to learn that. So when you put cloves, am I telling a lie? I watch it everyday. Why not you enjoy it? That, that does not make anybody horny, I don't mean that.

(Students laugh)

The cloves love each other. Why not? When the cloves love each other, why not men love each other? You get to see that. See, even the cloves love each other. Hug and kiss and dance, which you don't do, being human beings. Can you see that? It's worth seeing. They dance. And beautiful dance. So you must see sometime that dance, stand by it.

So we put cinnamon in it, cloves, cinnamon and what, and black pepper.

Students: (-----)

YB: Yeah, about eight.

Student: Black.

YB: Yeah. Ginger is going to come. Then you must go to a store and buy a ginger which has not an old skin of eighty four year old.

(Students laugh)

Like meat, they give you ginger, I don't know, how many months after that comes to the store. But it is terrible, the skin is as old as the earth is. That kind of ginger don't buy. But buy with fresh young skin, the ginger and slice and put about seven, eight slices into it and boil it for half an hour, thirty five minutes and you'll find it has started giving a color. Now this is the hippie version of it, and then you drink it, put honey in it and drink it; that's it. But now we go further as far as 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. tea is concerned. Then you put regular black tea in it, about a spoon, not much, just about a spoon and after you have finished putting spoon and that, let it boil, don't, don't run away from it. It is a chemical compound, don't go into the quality because we call it a tea. It's a chemical compound and all the essence from all these things must have a reaction to form what we are going to form. So don't put your pre-brainwashed head, well, when tea is put, kettle should be out, the kettle is out, the tea should be put and all that stuff, you know. Forget all those attitudes. You are not getting against to anybody, you are going to tell him that how good tea you make. So this is something good for the health. So make it exactly as it should be. When that is ready, then put milk in it and then let it boil. So it comes to boiling point, then bring it out.

Student: (-----)

YB: Oh, reasonable.

(Students laugh)

So, it depends. Sometime you like little whiter color, sometime you like little no white. So moment you just bring it back to boiling point your tea is ready, put honey in it and if you can afford to live on it, it's a beautiful drink, it's a good (?), very healthy, for three days you can walk freely and call on all friends who are suffering with sinusitis and just give them hug, don't worry, nothing will happen to you. You are immune at least for three months.

In India, we had a Chinese yellow, what they call it, which, which, which smugged up the liver.

Student: Jaundice.

YB: Yeah, jaundice, jaundice, jaundice.

We had jaundice, after jaundice we had, that this, Chinese yellow flu. It came as a wave and everybody got a break, there was no hope to escape, no penicillin worked, no paramycin worked, everything failed (?). Dead after dead. In their family nobody will answer the call. All sixteen people lying down. That was the state of mind. Then some people who were healthy they just made pots and pots of this (?) just filled, it three days (?) because when it comes to life and death, you know, everything is everything, everybody drank it so much, they learnt it, it is okay, pain goes away from the body. You know, when you suffer with this kind of flu, even you recover, then your body remains aching. And painful. And you have low energy and you walk like this but if you recover this (?), so out of sinuses and all that, you will not feel miserable. And that is a pretty good idea to it.

You should never eat something which should stimulate you and then bring you to the bottom of your earth. It is very wrong way of eating and living. It should never be done. If you feel you are cold and you feel very bad, don't hesitate to put little red chilies and just rub them with little honey and just, just eat it. See it does to you because it has a phosphor, red chili got phosphor, you need it, it's essential in the human body. And the honey is a direct energy but it won't let your tongue burn, because you do not know how to eat chili, so I don't want to put you in a hot plate but all I am trying to tell you how you can do it. Certain things are required in the body.

This time in summer solstice, we have ten days' camp, you know, we do a Jatra, all the people from America will get together sometime in mountain and we do certain exercises. And we do cook a special food which everybody has to eat, everybody live in the open and we 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. and we meditate and chant and do yoga exercises and sing and dance and do all kind of things. These are very ten happy days. We all will... Last year we were in Colorado, then, what is that (?).

So, what we decided, this is what we did, and you will be shocked with it. To every American we gave half a pound of red chilies in the food and none knew it. So all went in. The preparation was in such a way, it was not that kind of hot that they could see it is hot, they could feel there is something unusual happening.

(Students laugh)

And we gave them garlic, we gave them onion.

You will not believe it, we start, used to start cook and sauté things at morning ten O'clock. By four O'clock they will be ready and four, five, six people will be just, doing it; as one is preparing in old days of pharmacy medicine. That kind of thing. We prepared it, fed everybody. After ten days people were so delightful, so light, so radiant. It was unbelievable to see that when they came, they were like this. When people come from any, where there is smog is enough and running to the home and all that, they always come like this; you can see it. And getting through all that... Food is beautiful, food is just like as you water the plant, it grows, it, it has a radiance...

... just whole side of the whole thing will get burnt, but the tip won't resist but you take red chili, tip will resist, it will stop burning right here, it means the gate doesn't want its entry. It's a very good phenomena to see.

What they do in India? They take red chilies, they take clarified butter, they take away all the cluster out of butter, make it very pure form to bring in it the again the regenerating power and they always sauté red chilies in that butter. And then they take it; it doesn't taste bitter but it does give all the phosphor the body requires. It is very healthy.

I wish you should not have read all that in newspaper how poor the Indians are. I wish you should have also read how tasteful they are. You can very well see they have over six thousand dishes. A normal Indian woman knows over two hundred dishes to make. That much poor they are.

We took couple people from here on a tour, they never knew, one girl told me one thing, "If we would have known India is that much poor, we would have lived here all the time."

I said, "What has gone wrong?"

She said, "We are feasting everyday."

I said, "That is not true, you are feasting, you are overeating."

But still, there are certain people, they live in a very different way and different atmosphere which we in America cannot understand. We cannot understand why there should not be a hot water in the house. We cannot understand anywhere why should not we have a living room and a bedroom to each person. We can't. I realize, now I am living here from last three years. But I cannot understand in India why everybody should have a room. What rooms mean in that country? Nothing. They are the best homes. It's a monsoon country, it's not a America. And the air must freely come and go. So you got to live in a verandah anyway. You may build as big a house possible, you can as many rooms possible but still you have to build big huge verandahs because that is where you are going to live.

So every place has its own quality, every food has its own quality but, in this country there is a great beauty, we have, we can produce a lot, but it is inorganic, it is produced unnatural way, it does not have what it should have and it does give a handicap to our development. And that is what the problem is. It is not the food is not good here. Vegetables are very good but after how many days you get them. It takes days in transportation and refrigeration that it comes to you. Freshness has a beauty, you can't deny that, as youth has a beauty.

Well, we are in this country, we love this country, we are going to live in this country, doesn't matter. So if we cannot have the best, let us make best what we have. Do you know... Now, it is not my statement, don't blame me because you can blame me I am not yet permanent American born, therefore I don't know what I am talking about; there is a book, 'Survival in the wilderness,' a very powerful book. So if you caught in wilderness what we should do. There is authentic situation that you must eat leaves and branches of the tree as a vegetation but never live continuously for one month on meat. It's written there, it's not, it not my theory. Why? You can't live on meat all the time. It won't give you all what your body needs. Therefore you must add a substitute in your diet, vegetables and fruit. And sometime you are quite crazy. You take juice. Everything of juice; because you don't want to move your teeth. That's a hard thing to do.

(Students laugh)

Really hard. When you cut a apple, it takes energy. You don't either have energy or you don't want to give it. That's why you don't want to eat apple that way. You want apple juice. But do you know it's a very hard for the system to digest these juices? As eating a vegetable soup the system can digest, equally hard is the fruit juices.

Do you know one thing? When you steam the vegetables they don't lose any value but they are easily digestible. And do you know raw vegetables takes long time than anything you ever can digest, even meat you can digest, raw meat you can digest faster than the green vegetables? Are you aware of it? Because it's a organic living substance. And body has to really do something to it. Only those people who very start live on green vegetables should continue on green vegetables. They will be very healthy. But those who do half and half business, that is not safe. That's why, when we make a green salad let it stay and then put something on a thousand island or, what they call it...

Student: (-----)

YB: Oil and this and something, and just mix it and eat it, it will work better. Because it is dangerous to eat green vegetables when they produce gas. And if your system does not relate to it, don't bug your system. It is much better and much safer. And also when you make soup or broth from green vegetables, there is a one test to it. That test is, that when you are going to boil the vegetable, it is not going to do any good to you. You know it, green vegetables green, and when you boil it, it is boiled. But you can't do it one way. You have to boil it that when you let the vegetable come out, the surface must be filled with the vegetable oil. Hundred times more is the potent of the, is the vegetable oil which comes from such vegetable. And it is very healthy. And it's very recovering, very energetic.

So, please if you ever have to make a soup, then make a soup. Not just put it on and just have water hot, it is soup; because there is a (?) in it, so there is (?).

Work on everything. That is a 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. . You are what you eat. It's a very powerful sentence. And it is my personal request; eat what you can afford but next morning personally check out that it comes out. Eating is not important. Elimination should be there. And it's more important that you should and must watch your elimination. And it is more important for you to see that what you eliminate, in the water, it must float. Otherwise stand warned that you are nearer, you are at the gate of sickness. If the food comes out of you, it's not lighter than water, you are in the red zone, you are in the danger zone of health. It means whatever is coming is not ready to, it's not lighter than water. It means body has not taken out of it anything. It means your whole food has gone waste and body is working on the reserve energy, therefore you are weak. Immediately fast that day and break the fast with well steamed vegetable.

It is the, it is the trick of life. You love to clean your house, you love to watch your house. But if you urinate and it smells, stand warned, you are not right. Drink lot of water. Your body, your lower portion, Apana must tell you about PranaPraana , Prana The universal life force that gives motion. It is the breath in air. It is the subtle breath of the purusha as it vibrates with a psychophysical energy or presence. Praana regulates the modes and moods of the mind. . This is how it is. Elimination is equally important as eating is. It must be balanced. If you take lot of water in reasonable quantity, your urine must not show any color. And it is very essential for health. And if you will not make it as a habit, and if you don't want in the old age your prostate gland to be operated on, while you are young, you must stop urination, when you are urinating four, five times. You got to learn that. Otherwise, when you enter a old age, that gland will need operation, positively.

All those people who get that surgery, remember, eighty percent, all over the world this problem is. Because, you don't have that thing. That, that gland must be given an exercise. And if that gland doesn't get the exercise, it, later on it becomes old, it does become nonfunctional, it doesn't let you urinate. Something which was meant to regulate the whole thing becomes (?), the only to get out of it. And when you get out of it, how much you live? Few numbered days are.

These are certain small little teeny-tiny things and it is very essential to clean your these monkey glands. There is mucous and all germs and virus from the air (?) and when you get up in the morning you must clean outside, then it goes in the stomach. Exactly, it is very required for you to clean the inside wall of these two nostrils which you can easily do, you know those, what they call, swab things what they call?

Student: Q-tips.

YB: Yeah, but the thick one though.

Dip it in a ordinary oil, any good oil. And just massage inside. Whole day you will be (?). Add in your duty to one more thing. The outside of the nose has to be clean, as well as inside of the nose because the inside works; outside is a show.

And when you clean all the tooth left and right, up and down, with that brush, that brush you have got, the surface of the tongue must be clean, the root of the tongue must be clean so the lot of water should come out of the eye, you may not go blind. You cannot go blind. Your eyes will be perfect. But when you don't clean your eyes, you go blind. Cataract or whatever they call it.

And another thing; with the same brush, the upper palate of the mouth, that should be little given a exercise and you get lot many headaches, nobody can diagnose where that headache is. These muscles, this poor thing, this work like a (?) all the time, (?), it requires some massage upside, too. Otherwise this jaw start getting inner and inner, in old days, it starts cutting you on the flesh. You don't know, you go to a doctor, (?). He says, "This jaw is readjusting." There is no such thing this jaw readjusting. Don't pay (?) twenty dollars at all. Just get it massaged it upward, it will be readjusted by you even. Don't run to dentist for that. And all this headache will go away. You will feel very fresh when you rub this thing. You know why? The same nerve, IdaIda One of the three major channels (nadis) for subtle energy in the body. It is associated with the flow of breath through the left nostril, follows down the left side of the spine, and represents the qualities of the moon - calmness, receptivity, coolness, and imagination. It is associated with the functions of the parasympathetic nervous system but is not identical to it nor derived from it. Also see Pingala and Shushmana and PingalaPingala One of the three major channels (nadis) for subtle energy in the body. It is associated with the flow of breath through the right nostril, follows down the right side of the spine, and represents the qualities of the sun - energy, heat, action, and projective power. It is associated with the functions of the sympathetic nervous system but is not identical to it or derived from it. See also Ida and Shushmana. , the life nerve which goes all the way down in our toes, it goes right underneath till little muscle, and then they chip from this place because of too much of doing it and you don't get to do this way. You are not to feel that, it causes lot of headache. And sometime many experiments are done, I get left side headache. So what is this left side headache? This guy is making trouble.

In your whole life meditate on (?) and the sides of your ear. They have got all the ending of the nerves. And they need it fast, everyday. When the child does wrong, what you do? Pull him from the ear, 'hey, be sensible.' What do you mean by, be sensible? Can't you be sensible, too? Pull your own ear in the morning, be sensible. This needs circulation. Your thinking and brain balance is here.

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... on them. Look at them, they are meant to know how much blood is circulating. It got to be fresh and young. Change your diet immediately till you get fresh and young nails and they must exceed the break line within one week. You cut hair which you should not and you do not care for the nails which you should. Don't chop them up. They are required up to the end of this flesh and you watch a growing nail, it will show you a breaking line and that line must come in one week. If doesn't grow that much, you can see it in the sun, you will see there is a line in, it's a natural nail, it is right break on that line. It's a natural phenomena, I am not teaching you something supernatural but your nail must grow that much. If it doesn't, take care of yourself, it is wrong somewhere in your diet, (?). Your hair grows. I am talking only those who grow hair and their ends grow.

One-fourth of the body energy is phosphorous and in sunrays the Vitamin D is supplied by the hair. But when their antennas grow, they are just as bad as cut hair are. So don't chop them off. Just tie them at solar center. Comb them upward, tie them in solar center. If you do it day, night let them go. If at night you let them go, tie them at night here, here, these are two solar centers. In four, five months your ends will become absolutely (?). Without doing anything. It's natural phenomena. I know you might be thinking I am prejudiced because I have got a beard and hair, and you don't have what I am talking to you. Just meditate on this thought what happens. As man grows hair grow. They grow with the growth of the man and you may have electric machine fixed on your head which will keep on shaving, they will keep on growing. You cannot exist without the growth of the hair. Do you know that? You are fighting nature all the time and nature is fighting you all the time.

No part of the human body is without hair, not a single. They are meant to give the sun energy to the body, that is the purpose of the hair on your body. God is not a fool that He has grown this grass on your body. He is not your enemy. He designed it for a special purpose. Why we cut it? You are going to ask me this question, I may answer you.

When we are little babies, we see little babies with little hair. So we want to be baby all the time. That's what we are. And somebody asked me why these hair go gray; yeah, they grow white, gray, not blue. They tell the man when they go gray, 'here we are now white, now at least start doing white jobs and stop your bad deeds, time has come to go across.' Otherwise our black or pink or blonde hair can turn into green.

This whole body is not laid by us. We are not the manufacturing people; neither we are its engineers. It has been made for such people. That is why, the hair at your head are longer and on your arms are small. God could have done, that from your waist to this side, there would have been six inches long hair grown here. What you could do? What's wrong in that? Or around your neck, there will be (?) like hair standing (?); you can't do anything,but do you think all the razor of the world can do it? Not a single razor in the world is competent enough to cut the hair. They immediately grow.

Something which was provided in the human body to give the energy back is there to take the energy; it's a reverse order, that's all and body has to compensate for it because there is a particular length to which the hair grows and from that onward its function is to return the energy to the (?). There is a great research done in the medical line. We've got to read a book on it. And when you cut it off, it start growing to that length. Or its growth from where it takes the energy. From your blood stream. Something which was meant to give energy to the blood stream (?) taking energy back from the blood stream. That is the scientific explanation of it. And man has not grown the hair by himself. They are there by nature itself. And you always (?) positive, nothing is surplus here on this body. Every body part has a function. Especially when you shave hair in the armpit, they are very dangerous. And they have got a medical system behind it.

When you'll enjoy these enjoyments, you will appreciate the creation of the Creator and that is what God is. God is when man starts enjoying and appreciating the creation of the Creator. I said yesterday Pomona, I said, "God is when you are hungry and you are a vegetarian, then French fries are the God. And God is when hot French fries comes to you with ketchup. That's what God is."

That appreciation of the feeling of the fulfillment, that is what God is. In every fulfillment when you appreciate and enjoy and feel and feel the power of that ecstasy, that is what God is. God is not a fallen stone, dummy thing. Not a huge monster, who can do everything. Forget that kind of God, there is no such thing. God is the delicacy of the self-fulfillment in ecstasy. That is what God is. It comes. Even when you brush your hair, and you feel delight, that delight is God. When you see the opening of the bud of the rose, that is what God is. Everything which is delightful and fulfilling and whosoever can digest it, feel it. Be it. That is what God is.

We solidify ourself, we meditate, concentrate. For what? To feel good, delicate.

God is not a truck. Neither God is a little tiny Porsche car. God is which reaches you in destiny. God is a truck, when you are struck on the way and somebody gives you a lift all the way and reaches you home in time and you get into your bed, say Oh God.

(Students laugh)

God is a truck then. God is a fulfillment. A delicacy of fulfillment. It's the joy yonder than joy. God is a MantraMantra Sounds or words that tune or control the mind. Man means mind. Tra-ng is the wave or movement of the mind. Mantra is a wave, a repetition of sound and rhythm that directs or controls the mind. When you recite a mantra you have impact through the meridian points in the mouth, through its meaning, through its pattern of energy, through its rhythm, and through its naad - energetic shape in time. Recited correctly a mantra will activate areas of the nervous system and brain and allow you to shift your state and the perceptual vision or energetic ability associated with it. . That's why we chant, Wha GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. . That technique. 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. , Gur, Gur means technique. That living technique which gives me the ecstasy, that is what God is.

These kids these days chant, 'Ram, Ram, Ram,' Ram is what? Which existed in everything; Ramaya. Ram is not that Hindu thing, don't misunderstand, who was the incarnation of God. He was incarnation of God, He was not God. God is Ram. Which is everywhere. Everywhere. But it doesn't mean anything to you if you do not feel it everywhere. God is the bad cold, that is God. Because then you have to lie down and you have not to go on your routine and you have to blow your nose all the time and say, "Oh God," that is God is. Anything which makes you realize that there is something yonder than you, that is God is. Otherwise we get so much stiff in our routines, in our living, in our thoughts, we totally forget what God is. Because God is a G-O-D, three principal letters. Anything which is generated, everything which is organized, everything which is destroyed, that God is. There are three letters.

Take Hindu Trinity. BrahmaBrahma The Hindu God of creation, one the three primary manifestations of God. , Vishnu, Mahesh. God of creation, God of organization, God of destruction. And what we do? We take first three letters and make one word God. That is what God is. And when you are negative, selfish, unrealistic of that delightfulness. Demon is, that is. That is the deficiency. And if you work your life on those principles, you have to do nothing, you will always be filled in ecstasy. But everything to you shall (?). Fulfilling. And you not get to fulfill anything.

What is a sin? God is a sin which makes you realize how down you have gone. God is a merit, is a virtue which feels you fulfilled how high you have come. Everything is God. When you do wrong and your consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. pick on you, that is God is. God is not a solid, stone thing. God is not living in temples and churches and synagogues. Omnipresent God does not live in buildings. The Guy is too free to be tied down. But the temples, churches and synagogues are places where we have get together to create a creative vibration.

There are three ways to reach God 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. . Individual, group consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. and universal 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. . These synagogues, temples and churches, they cater to the group 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 is what it is. But if you go to synagogue or a temple to show your new hat and new coat, and new boot, and your mink coat and new jewelry, that is not God is.

There are moments in anybody's life, everybody's life to feel what God is. When a man realizes a fulfillment beyond his physical, mental fulfillment. That is God is. And that is what is the purpose of any or every 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. . That is the purpose or meaning of any religion is. And that is your vision. That fulfillment, that high, that ecstasy. That is what God is. And without that, life is a hassle. Wear everything right, eat everything right, live and enjoy life but there should be ecstasy. That will be the radiance.

When they put you on the chair of death, the one who can smile, that God is. That fearlessness, that God is. They put Jesus on the cross, he smiles. 'Thy will is done, O Lord.' That God is.

If anybody of you are dragged out of this room, you yell and cry and you, 'ho-ho-ho, what is happening, Oh get my attorney and this and that.' He didn't call his attorney. His attorney was the Creator of the universe. He could have given a hell to the entire Roman power. That faith of that mountain mind, that is what God is. Going from this earth with grace to the House from where you have come, that is what God is. Your living on the earth is just living. You have not prepared yourself to go from the earth with grace and brightness and shine and smile. Then you are not there where God is.

We all know we have to go, we all know we have to go. And anybody who has to go with fear, with attachment, with misery, shall be bound down to this planet. I don't care whether you are Christian, or you are Buddhist or you are what, who bothers for it, at least I don't.

You don't seek liberation or freedom. You have to learn and (?), you have to train your mental attitude that when you leave this planet, you say, "Oh, here, I am going folks, goodbye, had eighty two years fun, bye, see you later." That is what God is.

And you are going to "Oh, eighty two years, I am going to go, what my son George will do, and what my old wife, Henry Smith will do, and who she will meet once a week as she was doing it to me."

(Students laugh)

Oh sure, all those stories. You think I don't know?

And then they say you have to be liberated. How you can be liberated? While dying you are attached to your wife, your son, your money in the bank – 'Yesterday I deposited six hundred dollars, what has happened to that?'

(Students laugh)

So my friends, liberation and Nirvana and Mukti is not it comes from anybody or from any teaching. You got to teach it (?). That is that God is. One who can leave this earth with grace, shall be accepted with the realm of grace which is the infinite God. No hanky-panky friend, I am talking to you the bitter truth and that is what it is. Whosoever shall know this secret to leave this earth with grace shall meet the infinite grace and that is the highest realm of God. Otherwise your trip is useless. And you will be stuck with the feathers of your own 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. where you shall be at the time of leaving.

Just remember and make your mind sure, we have come to go and we got to go. It is a vacation. You are here in Florida, sunshine (?), earth planet. Come here, enjoy, have fun, good time. But when time comes to go, vacation is over, you got to go to your kingdom back, go, smiling. Crying children are not liked anywhere. They are not liked in their home, neither in school, nor in public, anywhere they are not liked. How can God like His crying children, He says, "Get back, you don't want to come to me? About turn." That is what God is.

If you go back, leave this vehicle. You go and meet a great friend. You go to meet the president. You tell, "Mr. President, I am not going to come out of the car." He is not going to let you come in the living room at all. Man, you have to sit in the car all the time. This body is a vehicle, it can't go to God, you got to leave it, you got to get out of it and you got to see your Papa and you are not to cry. Then only He is going to give you Hug. If you are going to cry there, He says, "Get back." That is what God is. If you don't believe me, it's okay. Because man has never believed the truth. That is his fancy. Whether he is told with a stick or with a smile, doesn't matter to him. Nobody (?). We are just attached. We are so deeply attached, we don't want to leave this earth.

I am not saying you should leave, there is no reason to leave. Why to leave? But when you have to, you have to. You can't stick down more than that time. But why you are crying then? Just say Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. and go across. All channels shall be clear. No return, no rebirth shall happen. No sin, nothing. Sin whole your life, doesn't matter. If you can practice the last moment say Wahe Wahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. GuruWahe Guru , Whaa-hay Guroo A mantra of ecstasy and dwelling in God. It is the Infinite teacher of the soul. Also called the gur mantra. Guru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. and get across. 'Wah, here, I am the sinner, thy son coming,' He is going to come and receive you anyway. Your son does all wrong, he comes back to you, after two months, don't you receive him? What is here is there, what is there is here, what are you talking about? Who has got the pens and their notebook to know all your nuisance? All it matters is, at what (?) time you are going. Are you crying, you don't want to leave this planet, or you are happy to leave? Those who want to go His house are welcome him in, others don't.

You got to decide it. You don't accept anybody uninvited in your house. Or you don't expect any guest and you don't feel happy, make him in living room he is crying and yelling, "Why you send me invitation? What is all this about? Why I have to come in your house and eat? What this nonsense friendship is? I have to come all the way thirty miles, I don't like that (?), bah, bah, bah." You say, cheer out man, quick. That is what God is. You don't want to go, you make lot of noise while going, you go all the way sobbing and crying, he turns you back. Don't get to get liberation.

So if you want to be liberated... Didn't I tell you I am going to tell you a (?) 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. ? That is what it is.

I know inside you all know it is coming, don't try anything. I am aware of that. Because one day when I realized God, that's the way I realized. And I want you to just tonight share with you. That is what God is.

You know Ramayan? The story of Ram? So, somebody went whole night, listening to Ramayan, Ram was this, Sita was this, all that whole this thing. After forty days the session was over, one friend told him, "Hey, what you have heard? Forty days you have been going, what was all this?"

He said, "(?)."

He said, "(?) six sentences in that big book?"

He said, "That's all it had."

He said, "What?"

He said, "Ravan took away the wife of Ram, Ram took away that wife and killed him and there was a huge, beautiful light and these (?), they satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. down and wrote all the (?) things which we could read only in forty days. And that is actually Ramayan is. That is what it is."

You read whole Bible, what it is? That you got to go to the kingdom of his father, that's all he is talking about, all the way. You can read nine (?) Bible at the same time. This is what he is going to talk to you again and again that "You have got to go to the kingdom of the Father, through my way. As humble, as good, as sacrificing as I was. You got to be that. Otherwise you are not going to come." You don't like it, don't like it, who cares for you? He said, "I am the only way." That doesn't mean he is the living example of (?). The way he lived on this earth. That is the way. You don't cheat him, you won't find the way.

(Students laugh)

Well, that is what God is. He went on the cross smilingly, they chopped off his (?), they nailed him, he didn't bother. They just did it. The (?) all the (?), that God is, that's all. Well, you were not there to question him, perhaps it was wrong. Four hundred years ago. The same drama was repeated when the fifth master 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. was ordered to sit on a hot plate, in the month of June when the temperature is hundred twenty. They poured hot sand on him, they burned fire under him. The Muslim saint Mia Mir learnt it, he came and he looked at it, he said, "Wow, what are you doing?"

He said, "What I am doing? I am sitting."

He said, "What happened to us, we are men of God, I am going to take the life of the king right now."

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, "Oh, Mia Mir, we don't do those things."

He said, "Why not? He has no right to fry, you are not a barbeque you are going to be fried on this hotplate, what are you doing? If you... All right, you don't like it, I like it. I am going to do."

He said, "Mia Mir, close your eyes. After that you can (?)."

Mia Mir closed the eyes, and he saw 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. , the fifth 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. putting sand on himself, putting wood under himself and sitting also and smiling. He opened his eyes, he said, "I do not know what this drama you are playing but I think you are all right, okay, bye." (?).

And he knows with his own sin, his own experience with 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. . Going is going. Anyway is going. There is no problem which way is going. And going with grace is meeting the God. There is a common saying, those who start from the house after breakfast, eating, they always (?).

So my friends, whether you like it or not, you got to go. You know it. All you have to do is to train your mind to go with beauty and grace. And there is a one little request from my side; if you get to live on this earth, live with beauty and grace. So that, when you get to leave this earth, you can leave it with beauty and grace, and that is all what God is. Rest, you can buy as many books you like. And earn as many dollars you can. And do any weird thing you like and do any good thing you like, it doesn't matter at all, if you do not leave this earth with a beautiful smile and absolute feeling that you are going to your own Home from where you came. And that is what God is.

I forgot about the God (?), normally I (?). We are really (?) all the time. It's a very pleasant thing to do. I am very glad to see you, your eyes and auraAura The radiant field of energy and consciousness that surrounds the physical body and which holds and organizes the seven centers of energy called chakras. Its strength, measured by brightness and radius, determines the vitality, mental concerns, and psychophysical integrity of a person. , you realize what God is. You may not extend that realization for a longer time, that's all right, but even a minute, a second, a millionth of a second of that realization (?).

May the long time sun shine...

(The class sings, 'May the long time sun shine...')

May His light be your light, may His grace be your grace, may thy (?), may you all be one with everyone to find the one within Himself and (?) ecstasy, power of understanding and sacrifice (?), you (?) live without (?) joy, (?).

Thank you very much.

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