Los Angeles Lecture

 
Date:
March 27, 1979
Location:
Los Angeles, CA
 
 
 
 

... Student: (------)

YB: We have been talking to you for all these days the very basic concept. What can make you happy? What can build in you the happiness and why when we are in the image of God, why we are unhappy? I hate to give my examples all the time, but I had a personal experience, very personal direct experience what is happiness and what is unhappiness. And I have lived in Canada and I have lived in America. And I have found what happiness is and what happiness is not.

I now make much more money I can't give you the figures, there are so many zeroes with it, okay. But I am not happy about it. And I knew it then money doesn't make happy. I know what money does. Money makes the DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. run smoothly. That I know. And for that I am not upset. But if you ask me does money makes things go? Money makes the mare go, which way? That money can't decide. Money cannot decide which way the mare will go. But it will make the mare go. Money cannot decide the direction. Money can decide things to happen. Money is what money does. But there is no direction. Direction is always individual faith where the faith is. Your faith is towards 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. , then everything will run according to the DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. . If faith is towards mayaMaya The creative power of the Creator that restricts and limits. It creates the sense of limitation that leads us to identify with experience, the ego, and things. Because of this it is often thought of as the illusion that blocks us from the spirit. But, as Guru Nanak (see Sikh Gurus) reminds us, you need not be attached to the productions of maya. Instead they can be used to serve and express the higher consciousness and spirit. Maya is simply Karta Purkh, the doing of the Great Being. Maya takes the ineffable into the realm of the measurable. , then everything will run to the MayaMaya The creative power of the Creator that restricts and limits. It creates the sense of limitation that leads us to identify with experience, the ego, and things. Because of this it is often thought of as the illusion that blocks us from the spirit. But, as Guru Nanak (see Sikh Gurus) reminds us, you need not be attached to the productions of maya. Instead they can be used to serve and express the higher consciousness and spirit. Maya is simply Karta Purkh, the doing of the Great Being. Maya takes the ineffable into the realm of the measurable. .

What is the enemy of the person? The unknown fear. Fear of tomorrow. Tomorrow which should make you happy, tomorrow which you have to embrace, tomorrow which you have to face, tomorrow which you have to meet, if you are afraid of it, you can never enjoy it. That is your real enemy. You are all afraid of tomorrow. And remember that song if everybody could have tape recorded, in Canada I used to sing all the time one song. One day the day shall come when all the glory shall be thine, people shall say it is yours, I shall deny not mine. And at that time I had only five students and nine dollars. No shoes, no clothes. ShaktiShakti The creative power and principle of existence itself. Without it nothing can manifest or bloom. It is feminine in nature. is a living witness, she gave me a shirt of her son and that was the only shirt I had and I had to take it off to wash it to put it again on. But also she can say an oath, did she ever found me unhappy? I was happier than she said.

(Students' laughter)

Because at that time I was not told do this, do this, you have to look like that sir, you are Siri Singh SahibSiri Singh Sahib Honorary title given to Yogi Bhajan to indicate his role as spiritual leader of Sikh Dharma in the West. His complete title within Sikh Dharma is Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji. , you are 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. Bhajan, sir your students look at you this way, student look at you that way. At that time I was nobody. And I am nobody now. Exactly I am nobody. But I have realized one thing that your future lies in a certain organization. It doesn't lie in me. Therefore I have to leave behind a legend, which should guide you. I can't betray you, therefore I have to suffer. Whenever you can't betray you have to sacrifice and sacrifice is to suffer. I wear all this beautiful clothes and look little (?) with jewelry and look very fine and tie my nice turban, look into the mirror to come here, Gurmath was there almost five minutes ago, she could have seen me how I was sitting. I was almost a fakir.

(Students' laughter)

Just a fakir. That's the way I am.

Once a very great dinner happened. Great dinner. And they requested me to come, I went there with white sheet around me. They couldn't believe it. A uniformed officer normally seen in uniform all around and totally (?) and uniform where crease will not bend. That kind of uniform. Top most uniformed man, went there just with a white sheet around, they asked me a question, "Why you came in this dress?"

I said, "You invited me as Bhajan 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. , or YogiYogi One who has attained a state of yoga (union) where polarities are mastered and transcended. One who practices the disciplines of yoga and has attained self-mastery. Baba, whatever you call me. According to my official position I don't deserve to come to this dinner. So what you invited in me, I have come in that."

Why I can do it, I have no fear. I don't think somebody will tell me I am idiot. It doesn't bother me. Because I know idiot will always see me alike. There is no big deal. And majority of the people I know don't have an experience, they don't have experience at all. They don't know what experience is. You do not understand, I can't blame you. I have lived with very, very known celebrities in spiritual world and I can't use that Hollywood word for it. But only I'll give them a margin of respect, they were a living mess. The particular word I want to use is starts with A. And less than that everything I am telling you it doesn't even express my sentiments. But I am a holy man and I am not going to sit on this chair and say that word. It is pretty dirty. But if you find a dirtier word in your vocabulary you can add to it. That is my experience. Honest experience.

I tell you, now listen to this. There is a man who is followed by about eight million people. Eight million people to the extent, eight million people to the extent that if he tells them all be dead tomorrow, they all will be dead tomorrow. That much devotion. No dearth of money, no dearth of position, no dearth of anything. It happened right in my presence. The secretary came and he said, "Sir, that lady who came from Spain has gone back."

He got so upset. "How could you... what she did, what happened, check it out..."

He came, ran, this, that. After half an hour I said to him, I said, "Sir, she might have gone just to look at fields. She might have gone to look in the bazaar. She is a tourist."

"How can she go..."

"She has come all the way from Spain to see you and you think she cannot go away for fifteen minutes?"

He was so upset, he didn't listen to that. It surprised me. It totally surprised me. And then finally when he got tired, he said to me, "What do you think she can go anywhere?"

I said, "She may go to hell or in heaven, what to you? You are only supposed to tell him what spirituality is, if she comes and asks tell her, if not tell her go to hell. Why you are baboon like jumping up and down?" I said, "This is not a good behavior. You are such a reverend holy man, I am sorry to tell you that."

"Am I acting wrong, am I am I acting wrong?"

I said, "Are you kidding? You are totally upset."

"Tell me where she has gone? Where she has gone?"

I said, "She has gone for a walk."

And in other half an hour she came back and he asked her, "Where you went?"

She said, "I thought I should go for a walk."

It was amazing to me he was so disturbed that his guest has left without telling him that heavens have fallen. Why I am quoting him today that this thing totally opened up my third eye, my fourth eye, my fifth eye, and my tenth eye and eleventh eye and my hundredth eye, I couldn't believe it that if spirituality is a business then forget it, then one should sell stainless steel utensils, they make lot of profit. You know what I am talking about?

Spiritual world is a world of ether. It has a flavor about it, it has an essence about it, it's a world of kingdom. Kings live here. Real kings, not the kings or these king of Iran, king of this, they come and go. That's not the kingliness. There is a kingliness that of the king cobra. Do you know one thing about king cobra? When king cobra walks it walks. And when it stops it stops. That's why we call it king cobra. King cobra will never attack you. But its attack is so heavy that if it attacks you there is nothing which can save you either. But the only example in the scripture is given is that of the king cobra with the spiritual world.

King cobra is so immune from the surrounding that king cobra is one thing you can kill so easily that you are not even to bother about it. King cobras shall never recognize your presence at all. Within the hitting or biting distance you can walk by its side it won't bother you. But you attack, it will attack. Totally immune and unconcerned with the total surrounding. That's why you call it king cobra. It says that when king cobra thinks he is walking he thinks the world is just spreading before him. That's all, that's all he thinks.

Now in the spiritual world you cater to nothing, and you know what I am saying cater to nothing. Cater to not even to yourself. You live in spiritual world because life wants you to live. Life says my lord, live. Do you understand this expression? Do you understand that? You don't hassle to live, you don't want to live, you don't think to live, you don't imagine to live, you don't feel to live, you don't not feel to live, you are requested every moment my lord please live. That is the spiritual world. It's a very unique essence of the ether. You are not spaced out and you are not also relating to any time and space either.

In spiritual world there is no tomorrow. In spiritual... look I am a humble man, little teeny-tiny six foot two inches fellow, came here and came here to go and I'll go when I'll be asked to come please come, I'll go. If I am not called, I am not going. But there is nothing. There is nothing that this is America, there is nothing that it is Japan, there is nothing that it is Germany, it's the same thing. Where ever I'll go, I do not know the Japanese language, I go in Tokyo, I teach I just teach and they love it. They translate it. I am not scared to death time if I don't know Japanese, I can't teach it, if I do not know Spanish I can't teach it. No, I don't care. I don't care even I don't communicate with you. Because the world of Infinity is the world of Infinity and it has no polarity. And when you don't have polarity it is the beginning of the spiritual world. Beginning, I am not saying you are in it yet, please don't misunderstand me. Hanging around the outdoor of the car doesn't mean you are sitting in the front seat. Forget it. There is no worry that tomorrow can bother us. There is no worry that today can bother us.

I was talking to somebody today, he said, "Please don't fight, it is Tuesday."

I said, "Then shall I fight on Wednesday? I am going to fight definitely. Whether it is Tuesday or Wednesday or Thursday I am going to tell you what I am going to tell you. You don't want to hear it?"

You have ears you don't hear. You have eyes you don't see, you have nose you don't breathe. Do you acknowledgely breathe? No. It happens. Life of Infinity is life of no fear. There is no difficulty. We are the body of the Khalsa, we have absolutely no fear, nothing will happen to us. I am sure. Can you believe that I am never going to die? And do you know this body doesn't mean anything? This body is not me. I have no identity as a body. "Absolutely no identity."

There are thousands of people who just love me because what I spoke and what I said. They don't care how do I look and why I look like that and what I do. When your existence does not count, something else starts counting and that is the beginning that you are transcending your physical egomaniac presence. Then people don't shake hand with you, the very look at you gives them all what they need.

I meet lot of people they say "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. Bhajan!"

I say, "What I can do for you?"

"Nothing. I just wanted to look at you, just wanted to talk to you, just, can I, can I touch your hand?"

I say, "You can shake hand, don't worry, I don't bite people."

Because those who see devil in me are the devils. Those who see God in me are the God. Because I am not me, I am just the mirror. I don't see anybody anyway whether she is beautiful, what a punch hole can be for me? Beautiful or not beautiful. If I don't transform my eyes into human sight I don't see anybody. Can you understand my words where I don't see anybody ever? You all look to me a bunch of rainbow. It's a world. It's a world of Infinity where elements do not rule, where the essence rules, where said is done, there is no argument, reason and logic. Where God dwells. Faith proclaims and essence is enjoyed, felt, it's not a world where you have to hassle. It is not that there you have to earn, things shall come when they are supposed to. It's a world of service. And the entire mayaMaya The creative power of the Creator that restricts and limits. It creates the sense of limitation that leads us to identify with experience, the ego, and things. Because of this it is often thought of as the illusion that blocks us from the spirit. But, as Guru Nanak (see Sikh Gurus) reminds us, you need not be attached to the productions of maya. Instead they can be used to serve and express the higher consciousness and spirit. Maya is simply Karta Purkh, the doing of the Great Being. Maya takes the ineffable into the realm of the measurable. becomes the servant to please the lord, to please the men whom lord loves. That's the way the word is. You can't even grasp it, you are telling me I am telling you some lullaby or some story which you don't understand. I agree with you. I had that feeling at that time when I never saw that word myself.

'Sodar tera kiha sodar kya...'

You read it. I understand it, that's the difference between you and me.

'Sodar tera kiha sodar kiya jitbar sarv sambaley vachey naadNaad The inner sound that is subtle and all-present. It is the direct expression of the Absolute. Meditated upon, it leads into a sound current that pulls the consciousness into expansion. anek asankha, kithey vahan harey kithey raagRaag A traditional melodic mode of the Indian classical music system. bhari sokihan, kithey...'

I can understand it. I see it, I feel it, I enjoy it, you read it. now read like this,

we were going through the cave and from the cave when we came out it was a different valley, pleasant, lush green, wonderful, and there was a rivulet going in a murmur sound. It was a silver glow blah-blah-blah. You read it. But somebody who saw it wrote it. Now that's the difference of 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. , nothing else. I am a body, I am a mind, I am a soul, I am a nut, I am a happy man, I am a unhappy man, I am big man or small man, I am no man, I am every man, that doesn't make any difference. But my consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. is in committed in that unknown. I care for the known, don't misunderstand me, I try my best. As you fail to see the unknown, I most of the time fail to see the known. I want you to love me, but if you don't love me, it doesn't bother me at all. Sometime people wonder why I want everybody hi how are you doing? Because I know you are a nut, you may fall apart. It's just like a mom who cares for the kid, they may not get burnt.

Once somebody asked me, "How is it in that world?"

I said, "There is a huge ladder, as it bothers me to come down it may bother you to go up."

That world is not this world, my friend and this world absolutely has nothing to do with that world. And that's the truth. That world... I tell you, exactly I tell you, it's a very exact, the most perfect analogy.

You know once I flew from Los Angeles, it was so cloudy and so dark cloudy and so rainy, it was impossible. The visibility was only hundred feet, ten feet to hundred feet, when the cloud will hit you, you can't see but... so anyway the captain said, "Folks, our prayers, we are going. We were delayed because there was no visibility." We thanked God, that he is flying. He flew and after couple of minutes we were totally in a pitch dark whole. There was no light outside, you can see dark clouds engulf the airplane. It was far out. It happened for about fifteen minutes. And after that there was a bright sun shine, clean and clear and we were right above in a different world. And we lived in that world for eight hours straight. Then came a call, we are approaching the London airport area, Heathrow and then after couple of minutes we were again back in clouds. Do you understand that? World is the same, earth is the same, globe is the same, magnetic field is the same, but there are two worlds all together, one is always bright and sunshine and other has got nothing to do with sunshine. And it is a perpendicular going up and down.

Kabir says in his one expression now the gate is open, as many times come and go, it doesn't bother. And that is the real experience that you can really enjoy on this earth with that detachment and with that attachment at the same time. You are attached and you are attachingly detached. Do you understand that? I tell you the story.

Narada, the great bhakta of NarayanNarayan A Name of God in the aspect of Sustainer. came to Lord Krishna. He said, "Lord Krishna, I have a question."

Lord Krishna knew it, he said, "Yes, maharaj, tell me."

He said, "Lord Krishna, you have eighteen thousand wives, consorts or maids or gopis they call them, they love you, they are with you, they are for you, they are around you, and they are eighteen thousand."

He said, "Yes, true."

He said, "Can I have one?"

(Students' laughter)

What should Lord Krishna say to this man? He said, "Sure, but one condition."

He said, "What is one condition?"

He said, "You go to all the eighteen thousand, where you don't find me take her away. And this is from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. only."

Narada said, "Perfect."

So Narada satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. in mental divyadrishti, and he went to every eighteen thousand of them each to each and he found Krishna hugging all the eighteen thousand at the same time. In the morning Narada came, he said, "Krishna, you cheated me."

He said, "How?"

He said, "Look, I love NarayanNarayan A Name of God in the aspect of Sustainer. , God, God knows it, I went to eighteen thousand individual identities, and I found you right there, how can you do it? Did you bifurcate yourself into eighteen thousand personalities?"

Krishna said, "There is only one way to answer you, you will never bug me again. If you agree to that I'll give you the answer."

And it's the first time in the history of Narad he agreed to any such person. He said, "Okay, I'll never bug you again. Tell me, how you did it?"

He said, "I was not with any one single person. When you vibrated and they knew that you will be taking them away and they also knew by the supreme 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. of their own that only me can protect them, they created me for each one's protection and they did it independently of me, individually for their own protection for their own love and it was their consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. , I tell you where I was."

"Where you were?"

He said, "I was just swimming in the river whole night to keep myself awake to just bear the news in the morning how many you want to take away." He said, "I had no idea whatsoever. It was their love for me and their power of mind to be with me, that they created me and even with your superior that third eye, that divyadrishti(dribdrishti), you couldn't penetrate." He said, "Narada, that is the power of the love. You love NarayanNarayan A Name of God in the aspect of Sustainer. , you are proclaimed bhakta of NarayanNarayan A Name of God in the aspect of Sustainer. and these are proclaimed gopis of mine and you lost and they won."

And that was first time Narada saw in Krishna God itself. And since that day Krishna started being called Bhagavan Krishna. Before that it was always Lord Krishna. From that day it became Bhagavan Krishna. Krishna God himself.

Similar thing happened when Mia Meer looked at 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. Dev sitting on that hotplate, hot sand putting on it, body totally in a dormant state of being torn with those unfortunate painful situation. And when Mia Meer, the great saint of that time who asked for permission to destroy Delhi and Lahore and the entire Moghul Empire, with his own mental will and GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Arjan Fifth Guru of the Sikhs. ArjanGuru Arjan Fifth Guru of the Sikhs. said, "no Mia Meer, you are my friend, don't be angry, look at me with your real eyes,," and he saw him calm, quiet, peaceful, in perfect golden body and then about 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. it was 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. Guru Arjan Fifth Guru of the Sikhs. ArjanGuru Arjan Fifth Guru of the Sikhs. parthak Har. 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. is the embodiment of the God Himself.

These people are those who have shown certain experiences, to certain human beings, they could say those and those people you all can be. You all can be those people, it is your birthright to be happy. It is your birthright to be happy and happiness comes only to a disciple with a discipline. Those who do not seek discipline can never be happy.

I was surprised today I got into a situation, there was a man, and there was a woman, they were living together, the man left 3HO way of life and he wanted this woman to leave, and she was hanging in for last so many years denying it, denying it, finally she decided she wants to leave. We said adios. Because there is no happiness. Happiness is in discipline, happiness is not in...

People who leave 3HO we say adios, go, God goes with you, because you are not leaving any 3HO, you are leaving a discipline. You are not leaving a person, you are not leaving a religion, you are not leaving an order, you are leaving nothing. 3HO and 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 represent any person, personality, cast, creed and any utility or any advantage or disadvantage. It's a committed discipline. You are in it, you are out, you are half in, you are half out. You are three fourth in, one fourth out. Percentage decide how happy you are. It's not a cult, it's not a religion, it's not a way of life, it is not a GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , it is not a disciple, it's nothing. 3HO is a living technology. 3HO is a living technology to make a person pure, whosoever will touch with it, as really he will be in touch with it, as pure Khalsa he or she shall be. I can vouch for that. It's a technology. It's like a huge multiple powerful bramapress. When you are in it you will be totally shaped and sized to that shape and size where the mould is. If you are out of the mould you are that much out of the mould, that's why I advise people. Take it slowly, don't rush into it, there is nothing heavy in it. You don't have to come in it. There is no urgency. Don't worry, if you couldn't be 3HO, your children maybe. If your children couldn't be, your grandchildren maybe.

'Khwar hoye sabb milenge bache sharan jo.'

These are the words of the great master. Master of time and space. Khwar hoye sabb milenge: They will be dragged through the insult and deficiencies and finally they will come, bache sharan jo hoye, for their safety they will come under the protection. These are not my words. Neither I claim them, neither I accept the blame for that. Anybody who belongs to 3HO one percent out of the hundred percent can come out and say we as a 3HO family abandoned anybody, left anybody. No, everybody left by himself. Because our policy is four open door policy. Come in, welcome, from any side you are okay. You want to get out, adios. That's a real life of experience and it has no fear.

Ajooni saibhung. You never come, you never go, you are by your own grace. Akal moorath. You are as God made you. To accept the will of the God and not to be as God made you is a denial of existence of God than His will in a very practical and in absolute form.

I understand tribal law was to brand the tribe so that you can recognize your people. So every tribe has its form and shape. But finally if tribal law was to be exalted it got exalted to the way where man becomes and lives exactly as God made him to live.

Akal Moorath, Ajooni Saibhung Gurprasad. How you recognize it and realize it through the teachings of the teacher, the guide. Guide guides you to the destiny of Infinity and once you are in Infinity and with Infinity that world is the bright beautiful world and it is your birthright to go to that world and enjoy it and come down on this earth as we go to Beverly hills and do the shopping, go to LaScala to eat, go to Golden Temple, eat, go there, go here come back. But when you come home you are at home. To be at home is your right.

In the world of 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 the spiritual world there is a rightful right of you to be at home. And it comes to those who know where the home is, what number is, sixteen twenty Preuss road. I know it. I remember only one telephone number, 2739422, area code 213, I didn't let it change at all. Because anywhere I am I don't know what other numbers are, there are lot of them. I want to remember my number, if I have to call, I call zero, put a ten cent get from somebody, could you give me a nickel please or ten cents. I'll put in the box, I say operator it's a collect call. To number 2132739422 and please it is from Yogiji. Anybody, I don't care. I understand it. I am at home where I am, I know I know the number, I know I can call, I know things will be done. Period.

Somebody once asked me, "Are you not caring for money? If sometimes you need money what will happen to you? You earn the whole thing and you give it away and you spend it away, what are you doing?"

I said, "No, I don't care. If I'll be in real emergency I tell somebody to chip in a dollar. You know how many dollars can come? I don't care, why should I care for myself?"

Why should I care for myself, who am I? What is it? What is the difficulty to me? What is the problem? If sun won't rise tomorrow what do I lose? If I won't teach tomorrow you will lose. What I am going to lose? Nothing. If you don't come to 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. you will lose, what do I lose? Infinity has nothing to gain and nothing to lose. In the law of opposite there is nothing in opposite. In law of opposite there is nothing in opposition. That's the law of opposite. But in the law of opposite if there is an opposition, then you are being crushed, crushed, pain, miseries, anger, duality, and there is a word in this country, it starts with B, I won't complete it. That's what your life is. Nixon spoke for it and America cried, our president speaks such an ugly language. Well, those who do not know ugliness they do not know cleanliness either.

Law of polarity is law of the opposites. And those who have the opposite, law of opposite to face with an opposition they do not make it. That's why they say,

'Karsiye Niva, Karsar Niva, Kar dandaouth, mang khuda di khaier, kadiya chethey oun noaun, na khudre guzar jaan peir.'

It's a very simple thing. Bow your head, lie down, and beg and give me that experience before the times, the hours, the day may pass and time may come to quit and without that experience you won't go anywhere.

Somebody once asked me a question, "Is it that human becomes animals and animal becomes humans or human becomes human or human becomes not animal or we don't become the vegetables, and vegetables do not become us and us become not vegetables," and all that stuff.

I said, "Sure."

(Students' laughter)

"Without that experience of Infinity you become everything except Infinity. And everything else doesn't mean anything."

It doesn't mean anything. Always when thing has to happen that person comes up who has to do that thing. When thing is not done, that person will leave whose life is not to be Gurprasad. On whom God shall put His grace and blessing that person will remain in the stream of life which is called 3HO. Because what is the purpose of this life? To be healthy, happy and holy. Period. It has no conditions. Some people come and ask me, "Yogiji, I like 3HO but I do not like 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. ."

I said, "Oh yeah, you like 3HO. You like ice cream without sugar, good!"

How can you do that? Isn't it funny? Have you ever created milk out of sand? Have you milked the desert and got the milk? Can you do that? You can't. You can't be healthy, happy and holy which is 3HO without 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. . You can't. Because what is healthy, happy and holy? Why you are freaking out? It is a simple way, there is no 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 am not saying in 3HO everybody is healthy, happy and holy. I am saying they are freaks. I agree. They have sent themselves, they do not come to 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. , they do not go to factory, they do not go to restaurant, they do every weird thing which everybody else do. I am not saying that they are uniquely beautiful. But only there's a difference. They have a chance to be beautiful, others don't. That's the difference. They have a logo, they have a slogan, they have a guide, they have a guidance, they have something to live for. If they are not healthy, happy and holy, they have the hope to be healthy, happy and holy. They have the chance to be healthy, happy and holy. They have a situation, they have a feeling, there is some reminder somewhere. It may not happen, it may happen, it maybe a memory, it maybe a thought, it maybe last minute, who knows? But there is a chance. One out of a zillionth person there is a chance to be healthy, happy and holy. That's enough. God, don't give me anything, except one, don't take away my hope. That's mine. Hope makes the pope.

(Students' laughter)

Otherwise what is a pope? A man. You know Bob Hope?

(Students' laughter)

Hope. Remember, it is your privilege and it is your right and that's what the purpose of life is, to be healthy, to be happy and to be holy. Don't forget it. Don't study it from me. I don't care. But wherever you are if you study to be healthy, happy and holy you will end up finding the DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. and that 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. is what we all are in. We never started to find some 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. . We started to be healthy, happy and holy. And many, many, twenty million of us started. We are handful of left. And out of us everybody is not yet reached a stage to be healthy, happy and holy. But we are trying, so long we are trying we are okay. We have not left working for it, we have not left hope and we are not giving in. And that is why the greatest 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. of the time is keep up. Keep up, you will be kept up, rest is a hotchpotch of life. Keep up is not a small 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. . If you ever want to know who you are and ever want to experience what you are and where you are, keep up whatever it is. World shall bow to you.

Nine years ago somebody came to advise me, he said, "Yogiji, you should learn about America. Be American so that you can convince people."

I said, "Forget it. Americans are going to learn from me and they are going to look like me and I am America."

Nine years ago, now the guy looks at me and he said, "You are right."

I said, "Forget it, I am absolutely all right."

I am America. I am the only one who came to America, only one, who trusted in God, not in guns. Only one. I am the only one who sang one day the day shall come when all the glory shall be thine, people shall say it is your, I shall deny not mine. That's what all I am doing. I sang it ten years ago, nine years ago. And I am telling you today, as ten years ago you didn't believe me, today you won't believe me, I am the time, I am the space, I am I am. You can't believe because you can't see in tomorrow, and I can't see in yesterday. We are two human beings at different frequency. Tomorrow I have left behind, I have left behind with all my sincerity. And tomorrow is mine, I know it with all my sincerity. I don't believe...

Side B

That symposium on humanity is happening. So I have to participate in London for that. But folks remember, as I am going so the time is going. Don't misunderstand and misjudge yourself. Time is now and now is the time. And within this time make it to experience the Infinity. Can you do that?

Okay, I'll just tell you the little posture. Posture is very simple. Pinky and the thumb and the eyes at the tip of the nosy and going straight, looking straight, it is called Yoni or Yoni KriyaKriya Literal meaning is "completed action." A Kundalini Yoga Kriya is a sequence of postures and yoga techniques used to produce a particular impact on the psyche, body, or self. The structure of each kriya has been designed to generate, organize, and deliver a particular state or change of state, thereby completing a cycle of effect. These effects have been codified and elaborated by Yogi Bhajan and form the basic tools used in yoga and its therapeutic applications. , it's a very typical sacred KriyaKriya Literal meaning is "completed action." A Kundalini Yoga Kriya is a sequence of postures and yoga techniques used to produce a particular impact on the psyche, body, or self. The structure of each kriya has been designed to generate, organize, and deliver a particular state or change of state, thereby completing a cycle of effect. These effects have been codified and elaborated by Yogi Bhajan and form the basic tools used in yoga and its therapeutic applications. done by very remotely exclusively known yogisYogi 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. . I don't know why they are so exclusive about it. Perhaps they are very shy to talk about it, but three fingers or three past, present and future, yoni is the communication, yoni is the female organ, the male organ is the thumb, it's a whole science, I don't have time I can explain to you, it takes about one hour. But just that will realize that is the creative cave of the organic and inorganic growth. Yoni is Yoni KriyaKriya Literal meaning is "completed action." A Kundalini Yoga Kriya is a sequence of postures and yoga techniques used to produce a particular impact on the psyche, body, or self. The structure of each kriya has been designed to generate, organize, and deliver a particular state or change of state, thereby completing a cycle of effect. These effects have been codified and elaborated by Yogi Bhajan and form the basic tools used in yoga and its therapeutic applications. , clear? Opposite inhale. Exhale through nose, that's all. Keep on going. Inhale through the mouth by closing the lips, and exhale through the nostrils by pushing the air out.

Inhale, hold, relax.

I am not asking you to do it because it can space you out very well, and it can give you lot of experiences. I'll suggest when you have to go to bed and you want to relax and you want to really be great and you want when you are upset, uptight you don't think about it. Don't overdo it, don't over pressure yourself, do it normally and within ten to eleven minutes it can change to a total glandular system. It's unbelievable, it's an unbelievable 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 exercise. Eleven minutes and it can change you topsy-turvy. You sometime come and you may be anger like fire in your eyes and you maybe speaking a language which even demons don't speak and you maybe cursing everybody and all that, sit down and just do it for five minutes and then try to speak you can't. That, that effective is this.

The class sings: "May the long time sun shine upon you..."

YB: 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. for catching up, you did very well. You start like this. (?) sunshine upon you...

(Students' laughter)

You know, you come down from that space and it was only done for three minutes. It's funny. I came this morning, I wanted to teach yoga class, I am coming back from Europe, in the ladies camp I am teaching two hours KundaliniKundalini Comes from the word "kundal"; coiled energy; the creative potential of an individual. Kundalini Yoga It is a Raaj Yoga that creates vitality in the body, balance in the mind, and openness to the spirit. It is used by the householder, busy in the world, to create immediate clarity. The fourth Guru in the Sikh tradition, Guru Ram Das, was acknowledged as the greatest Raaj Yogi. (See Raaj Yogi.) He opened this long secret tradition to all. YogaKundalini Yoga It is a Raaj Yoga that creates vitality in the body, balance in the mind, and openness to the spirit. It is used by the householder, busy in the world, to create immediate clarity. The fourth Guru in the Sikh tradition, Guru Ram Das, was acknowledged as the greatest Raaj Yogi. (See Raaj Yogi.) He opened this long secret tradition to all. myself, each day.

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

YB: I will give the ladies class the lecture definitely, but I'll teach yoga my way. My KundaliniKundalini Comes from the word "kundal"; coiled energy; the creative potential of an individual. Kundalini Yoga It is a Raaj Yoga that creates vitality in the body, balance in the mind, and openness to the spirit. It is used by the householder, busy in the world, to create immediate clarity. The fourth Guru in the Sikh tradition, Guru Ram Das, was acknowledged as the greatest Raaj Yogi. (See Raaj Yogi.) He opened this long secret tradition to all. YogaKundalini Yoga It is a Raaj Yoga that creates vitality in the body, balance in the mind, and openness to the spirit. It is used by the householder, busy in the world, to create immediate clarity. The fourth Guru in the Sikh tradition, Guru Ram Das, was acknowledged as the greatest Raaj Yogi. (See Raaj Yogi.) He opened this long secret tradition to all. , my way will be taught by me. This time I am going to have a fun I am going to live on the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Ram Das Fourth Guru of the Sikhs. Guru Ram Das Puri Summer Solstice Sadhana Celebration site, in the foothills of the Jemez Mountains, about a half an hour north of the Aashram. Ram DasGuru Ram Das Fourth Guru of the Sikhs. Guru Ram Das Puri Summer Solstice Sadhana Celebration site, in the foothills of the Jemez Mountains, about a half an hour north of the Aashram. PuriGuru Ram Das Puri Summer Solstice Sadhana Celebration site, in the foothills of the Jemez Mountains, about a half an hour north of the Aashram. site and I am going to do what I want to do. And I'll come down and I'll teach and I'll take people through the experience.

KundaliniKundalini Comes from the word "kundal"; coiled energy; the creative potential of an individual. Kundalini Yoga It is a Raaj Yoga that creates vitality in the body, balance in the mind, and openness to the spirit. It is used by the householder, busy in the world, to create immediate clarity. The fourth Guru in the Sikh tradition, Guru Ram Das, was acknowledged as the greatest Raaj Yogi. (See Raaj Yogi.) He opened this long secret tradition to all. YogaKundalini Yoga It is a Raaj Yoga that creates vitality in the body, balance in the mind, and openness to the spirit. It is used by the householder, busy in the world, to create immediate clarity. The fourth Guru in the Sikh tradition, Guru Ram Das, was acknowledged as the greatest Raaj Yogi. (See Raaj Yogi.) He opened this long secret tradition to all. is a very practical channelized experience. And I'll see that what I can do and serve, all it takes, I have started believing it all takes that one woman to have one pregnancy, to give one birth to one child, to create another Jesus Christ, why can't we do that, let's work that way out. Because talking, lecturing, rehearsing doesn't work, sticking to ten years.

(Students' laughter)

Lot of saints but you know I should just keep on concentrating.

(Students' laughter)

You know we have enough time, we are okay. We are the white tribe, have you heard the story of the white tribe? They call them the angel tribe. Get to the history of the Bible again; there was a last tribe, last tribe was those who are to wear black top to bottom, they used to wear black. Black clothes, everything. And they used to paint their face also with black ink. And then at the end of the, turn of the time they will give birth to the white tribe and this is all in the history. But sometime you think black is that person who has a black skin. Now that is not true. Black hole and white hole are which decides the 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. of the person, there is no black color and white color. Unfortunately in America certain people are known black, certain people are known white, certain known as brown, I have not understood it all myself. Unfortunately in our 3HO this dogma doesn't exist, we don't care who is black, who is white, we go the way we go. But here it's a... people from Africa are called black, right? And people from Scandinavia, Europe, are called whites. And people from Italy, Iran, and all that they are called brown or yellow. India, Jamaica, what, I don't know, something like that. So there are white, brown, black, and yellow races.

Four races are being considered. But one thing is missing, the humanity is missing. And out of this era these twenty-five years are very heavy years. Nineteen seventy-five to two thousand. Far out! You will go through changes you can't believe. It's all happening. There is going to be heavy insanity in the coming ten-fifteen years, very heavy, very heavy times and heavy insanity to put people under a pressure to change towards God. You may not trust in God, you may not trust in God, in God we trust we started, you will be forced to do that. Time and space will force you to do that. And that's our time. We started with trust in God and when all people will trust in God everything will be all right. Remember that.

Okay, now sing the song. There is nobody with guitar? Sing, sing, without instruments.

(Students sing...)

YB: (Over song) sing, sing, become the instrument yourself. Sure, sure, keep up. Read this properly.

(Song stops.)

YB: Try to remember these words, you do not understand the value of the word, you think I am trying to make you to sing a song. That is not true. It's a shabadavali. The combination and permutation of the words is such it can heal you. It can make your body bright and beautiful like a gold. Sounds are heavy and they are interlocked sounds. That's why it is very difficult for you to sing, I realize that. But also I realize that we have to do certain extraordinary things to go through this time which we have to face tomorrow, I hope you will understand and you will cooperate and you will remember these words exactly as they are and pronounce them and sing them.

The power of this ShabadShabad , Shabd Sound, especially subtle sound or sound imbued with consciousness. It is a property or emanation of consciousness itself. If you meditate on shabad it awakens your awareness. is try it sometime, when there is a desperate illness for which you don't have answer, sing this eleven times, see what it can create. The very sound.

"In the beginning there was a word, word was with God and word was God."

Exactly that's what we are talking about.

Student: (------)

YB: Definitely that matters. Rhythm and melody has been given to correctly pronounce it. If you cannot do it with a rhythm and melody, you cannot do it otherwise. But we want you to remember it as a song so that you can correctly sing it and that's what you do is cheating half of you can't even pronounce. But if you remember them by heart correctly, correctly remember them, correctly pronounce them, you can all sing right. See what it can create.

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YB: Forget about Indian style. Indian styles are Indian styles, it's raagRaag A traditional melodic mode of the Indian classical music system. Ramkali.

Student: (------)

YB: I think it's a very good song. Because in this also we can translate it. And we can understand the meaning of it. We have to go this way. We have to go our way. To create a way so that it can be followed by our children and grandchildren and great grandchildren, it's America, not India. Can't deny it. You must teach the teachings, teachings do not come from India, teachings come from God, BaniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. 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. Har baniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. , (?) Amritsarey. It comes direct and it must go direct. We must make the way. Highway, freeway, boulevards and lanes and everything so that everybody can travel through. Time is short, work is huge, you must complete it, there is no use of hanging in. We must do it. We are the pioneers, we do it, others will follow it, and enjoy it, and it will be a great time for all the humanity to follow. That's written in the heavens which you can't read yet you'll know it soon. We are going to also send some people to learn exact raagRaag A traditional melodic mode of the Indian classical music system. , exact sound, exact that... They can come and translate GurbaniGurbani Word of the Guru, Refers particularly to the words from the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. . Thank you.

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