Birthday - YB

 
Date:
August 24, 1991
Location:
Espanola, NM
 
 
 
 

... Something to say. Aah you know, you know this guy, you know this guy Bruce King? You know the man the Bruce King, the man, the rancher, the Governor, the man of the people who shakes hand and all that, he is a great man, right? All agree or is there any dissent over it?

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Now this woman is the nucleus force behind that great man. I didn't believe it. But last time when the election was happening and she took control of him...

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Every woman who calls herself wife should learn from this woman how to do it.

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And I'll like to have a special... for that... you are not only wonderful, you are playing a very peaceful role and being a mother to the children of the state and people of state trust you and this trust what you have won is precious to every New Mexican and you did it at your own and you did it good. I just want to let you know that. And thank you being the First Lady of State of New Mexico. And I know you are in the mansion but you'll like to live in that wild ranch you have and run your life in peace and tranquility but this is a opportunity to serve everybody in the state and you are doing good job.

I hope my friends are here, all these doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists, we are soon going to come and give you something marvelous, unique and very, very professional. We have come to conclude happiness is our birthright as humans and perfect God never wanted to be unhappy but we are goofing because we are not coming out right and you are our President and he is our patron and we are going to set an example in the State of New Mexico. If we start charity begins from home, if the experiment is successful here we can lead the world and show them New Mexico can do new things for happiness, for being healthy, for being holy and all around. We bless you Alice, for this friendship of twenty years with me hand in hand and I might have blessed you many times but when you bless with a smile it matters a lot.

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Alice: Thank you.

YB: Well, well, come on now.

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Wow, I'll like to present gift to myself.

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Hari Kaur is a very beautiful designer of jewelry and so the Khalsa Traders and all put together, I bought the beads and they bought the other stuff.

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And I pushed them to death to make it on my birthday.

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And the holiest of the holy, where is he? Our holy man!

Student: (----)

YB: BhaiBhai Brother. Bhai Sahib , Bhai Sahiba An honorary title which means respected brother (or sister). SahibBhai Sahib , Bhai Sahiba An honorary title which means respected brother (or sister). Har Jeevan Singh is a solid man, a humble man, and holy man, never speaks. But does things, which happens.

Student: Boley Sonihaaaaaaaaaaaaal!

Students: Saaaaaaaaaaaaaaat Siri Akal.

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

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

Student: Boley Sonihaaaaaaaaaaaaal!

Students: Saaaaaaaaaaaaaaat Siri Akal.

YB: We have a very great man, man of scriptures, man who holds in hands the five thousand years of knowledge of Indian culture. I call it methodology or technology. He knows the language of stars, he knows the language of humans, he is a humble priest and a great man. We call him Uncle, Chachaji.

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And I am very grateful to you Dr. Rai if you stand up for bringing Chachaji here and being an instrument.

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You have to understand my problem. I have lot of friends but I have seldom any pair of mine. So Chachaji provided that gap, we can talk scriptures, we can talk about God, we can talk about anything, there is nothing to be shy about. He knows and I listen, I know and he listens. And it's a very relaxing situation. And Chachaji is not only a friend or a guide or a help, he comes around very often and it's a privilege today to have him and it's a privilege to have my holy man who never talks, but blesses. If the presence of man doesn't work, man has not worked yet. If the silence doesn't create the cosmos to act in absolute harmony that man has not learnt the harmony.

If man cannot excel, time and space and the challenge man has not recognized God within itself. We are humans we are the light of God. And if a little candle lit can remove the darkness, our presence can do the same. God created us, God designed us, God loves us, all is God. Within us and without us. It is my soul, which seeks its own and we call it God. We are here in the name of God; we are here neither anybody big nor anybody small. And in word small the word all is contained, so we are small but we are all true. New Mexico you call it a state of enchantment. I in my person feel it's a land of the ancient. It's not that international people do not visit me, very privately they come for peace, tranquility, for chat, but I have seen something very special. When they landed in Albuquerque, they are tense. 'Aha, where we have to go now, how many miles more?' But when they sit in the car, they come here. 'Haa, it is heavens!' I say, 'you found it!'

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After that, I have no job to do except to take them around so that they can breathe, give few glasses of water so they can be alive and nurtured. The very air and land of this and water of this land is nectar of God. I who spend money here and earn in Los Angeles, the city of smog, I can understand you may not who live here. I have never seen a star in Los Angeles ever except some tiny aeroplane going and twinkling, twinkling twinkle star. That I can understand and when I came here and I said, "God, on which planet we are? God bless New Mexico, God lives everywhere, but His postal address is Espanola.

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That I said the very first day I came here. I am grateful to you to New Mexican from my heart, you have not only adapted me, you have loved me, you have encouraged me to be here. My philosophy is very simple, I had a choice either to submit to Government of India pressure and go to Tashkent and teach parapsychology, mental intuitive in face study of human brain and powers or take help from my Yoga students and one of them was Pierre Trudeau and other was James George, the Canadian Ambassador in New Delhi, 4, AurangzebAurangzeb Moghul Emperor of India in Guru Gobind Singh's time. Road and immediately resign, take a plane on to go to Canada. I adapted the second, I left for Canada. It was very painful but understandable, I left my children and my wife and I left my all accounts frozen. When I landed in Montreal, my luggage was gone, they gave me twenty-five dollars and a long list and I said... I thought this is surprising, I said, "What this money for?"

They said, "You can buy your toothpaste and toothbrush and underwear tonight, if your luggage comes, we will reach you tomorrow."

I landed in Montréal at the place called Toronto. I was supposed to be received. I was supposed to be blah blah blah. Outside minus forty-five degree, air chill temperature, I was wearing a silk gown, standing at that airport and nobody came. I didn't know the difference between a freeway, highway, I still cannot pronounce turnpike; I used to still say turnbike. I mean to say it was a land, which I never had visited, never had known, and never thought I'll be welcomed that way. I walked on the street of Toronto making my shoes of newspapers put together and packed together around my feet. I was a man with two hundred fifty European shoe pairs and I was provided with a orderly who had only one job to put my shoes on my feet and tie my laces that was only his job was. And when I came here God tested in His very bright way. In the streets of Toronto, I couldn't eat because I never knew. Once I asked for a soup and I said, "Is there meat in it?"

They said, "No, no, there is no meat. Just it's chicken something..."

I said, "Thank you very much."

So I learned to go to a donut shop

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And learned the leftover donuts. That man one day had a terrible headache and I fixed it he always used to keep donuts for me. And I used to keep two three in my bag and two three with me, so chew on it wherever I go and work it. I used to sing one day and everyday the song, "One day the day shall come when all the glory shall be Thine, people say it is yours, I shall deny not mine." I came to America with one thing because I found that one thing. A man who cannot face tragedy has not yet learned to live. And as Sikhs we are taught one lesson and I'll say that couplet and I'll translate therefore I am not apologizing.

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And that is,

"Honee Naal Jo Laan De Mathha Sikh Akhavan Soiee,

Kaee Vaar Hus-Hus Kay Ronee, Anth Mein Mud-Mud Roiee."

Those who face calamity with a smile are called Sikhs, many times calamity smiles on a victory but in the end we have always seen it crying in defeat. Human spirit that of God and soul is the spirit of Infinity. That is our home, that's where we come, that's where we have to go. I do believe and I am not willing to shirk from this statement, man is born to be happy. Simply we do not adjust our micro-psycho mega frequency of our neurons and adjustment of our left hemisphere brain between neutrality of our understanding intuitively tomorrow. Because our mind is very simple, it can keep the memory of yesterday, it can go with us today. And it can imagine tomorrow. Intuition, which is man's weapon, tells him tomorrow.

Between imagining and knowing lies the happiness. And that is what 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, that's what I taught. And I am very proud of America. I left my country in despair, I am supposed to hate nothing, I am a man of God. But I am also masters in economics and I used to say communism is nothing but a monopoly of the state. And no monopoly is worth a thing to even spell it. That's why I didn't decide to go to USSR. Today I am very grateful, two Presidents, Gorbachev and to Yeltsin, my own son is there in Moscow, and our four very bright teachers, we are helping Moscowites and Russians in alcohol problem. My wife has visited twice, I have gone twice. Professor Peter was here, learning here for about thirty days sitting under those trees, he is from Academy of Sciences of USSR. The most learned man from the international world.

So I am very grateful to America that they listen to my word. Unnatural high is a drag, which drugs will give you. Let us be organically high and be bountiful, blissful and beautiful. And I know as a matter of fact when there is a cold turkey inside, there is a urge, there is a weakness, you want to have something. I tell you today something as a lesson, it won't cost a penny and you don't have even to call me to know the secret about it, it's simple. You remember when you were born? No you didn't. But you did cry and as somebody told you that this is your father, this is your mother; also you know by experience you had a first breath of life. A simple secret when you are desperate, lean on breath of life and it is simple.

You want to know God in you? Don't pay a holy man a penny, make yourself your own Church and altar of God, and God loves you fifteen times per minute and that's how you breathe and each breath is God's will that you live and each breath tells you that you shall live. Therefore it is so simple, when you are in any desperation, weakness, confusion, just inhale a breath of life and hold it as virtue, then let it go when you can't hold it. If three breaths cannot turn your depression into a normal self please call me collect.

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I'll serve you one beautiful lunch free and I like to learn from you and also from God why He did not do the right thing for that particular person. There maybe his special reasons, but it has so far never failed. Don't lean on friends, don't lean on prayers, don't lean on people, don't lean on opportunities. There are only two ways to go. Either let the hand of God work for you or you hustle yourself. Choose either way. God is everywhere, He can reach everywhere. You are somewhere; you can't make it everywhere, so why not to depend on one force, which is everywhere. And that one force is representative in you through the breath of life. Don't bother; there are two most important things in you as human. One is the tongue, the taste. Other is the fragrance of the nose and the most important vital thing for your mental energy is your optical nerve. Test it out.

Look at the tip of your nose and count sixty. Don't say Christ if you are not willing to. Don't say 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. if you are not willing to. Just look at the tip of your nose for sixty seconds. If all your energy doesn't come back spit at my face. It's a known fact. Life is based on a one fundamental truth. You shall breathe and your total life span is from one breath to another. If one breath comes, second doesn't come, you are gone. Why not to lean on that force, which keeps you alive? Everything is emotional, every relationship is just a your expansion, take it or leave it. But when you are in desperation, depression in your weakness, hold on to your breath. Moment you hold your breath your ten glands will secrete, chemistry of blood will change and you shall be normal.

If you don't believe me please find out Rosa Krishan's order has put a book out "Glands are the guardian of health." It is small book, you should all have it. It's the most fantastic work these people have done. Your weakness is not in you, your weakness is not in your tragedies, your weakness is not your calamities, your weakness is only one thing, when your inner guts are weak and outer pressure cannot handle you, we call it vitality, we call it biorhythm, we call it million things, I am not going to go to the philosophy of it. But what I am saying is at that time God has given you one thing to live by and that is the breath of life. Inhale and hold and hold it tight and just think all has come in you in a small way and then let it go. Three to seven times leaning on the best friend and God's own messenger the breath of life, you can conquer the world.

If you go through all the philosophy of five thousand years man's experiment, this is the nutshell. Man lives by the breath, he is called Aadami. Aa means comes, Dami means one breath. One breath comes you live. Why not to lean on that, which comes to make you alive? Shall never betray. Breath of life has only job to keep you alive. That's the messenger of God. That's the angel of God. It is not the air, mind you. Let me make a clear distinction. When man is dead, air is there. Lungs are there. Breath of life is not there. Air is called Pavan. Vehicle of the breath of life. The PranaPraana , Prana The universal life force that gives motion. It is the breath in air. It is the subtle breath of the purusha as it vibrates with a psychophysical energy or presence. Praana regulates the modes and moods of the mind. . New Mexicans, you have done all. Just do one simple thing. Breathe and hold on, you will find a change. I always say all men are holy, they have nine holes. If they can understand what goes in through these holes and what comes out and supervise it consciously they are holier than the holy.

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And it's a simple statement but it looks right, it sounds right, it is humorous, but it is a gospel truth. Please understand we are visitors, some are in ghettos, some in five start hotel, but this is not our permanent place. We come here with a sole purpose to be happy; we are here by the will of God. Let us be happy by our own will. I wish you all a very, very happy birthday and I ask you one thing on my birthday and your birthday, let us all work to make the State of New Mexico healthiest, happiest and the most best of all. God has still saved us from pollution. You don't value it. That sometime I get little angry at.

We are still in the best of the environments. Let us keep that way. We are still simple people, let us enjoy that way. We are simply people of love and integrity, dignity and grace. Let us pursue this. We still... look at 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. , twenty-two years, this man from a mosquito kind of fly country, India, third country... whatever you call it. You see how you have adapted me? With absolute openness, heart and love. What's my wisdom, which is not in you? What is your wisdom, which is not in me? But question is we smile for each other, we live for each other, we serve for each other.

There are four principles on which Sikh religion is based on. It's called BanaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. , that's called identify yourself. If you are weak identify yourself, if you are strong identify yourself. BaniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. , what word you speak should be elevating to you as well as to others. SevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. means, service. Serve, it will give you territory, friendship, love forever. If you take any other method than service and selfless service, it is a business, it's a give and take, you can make somebody fool for five times, six times he is going to find it up but if you just serve, what was the secret this time nobody could fight Bruce King? No, wait a minute, you think... one thing people were longing to have to have a man who shakes hand with every... the food came, it went cold, they went took it away, got it hot, came back, it went cold again. And I said, "What to do now?"

They said, "Why don't you go and find it out?"

And here he was in the kitchen shaking hand with everybody and (?) them I am Bruce King; I am going to be Governor tomorrow... how are you? How are you James, how are you...

I said, "We have come here not to do shaking hands, we have come here to eat, the food is going to go... (?)."

So we satSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. down and ate, while eating all six tables were shaking hands and I said to myself. What's God? This is it! Know it or not. So I said to Bruce, he might be forgetting, I said, "Bruce, remember one thing, I am professional you know. I am supposed to be praying, loving God, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera. God, but I think I love God, but man God loves you. He has given the courage, tranquility, strength. You forget you are a Governor, you forget you have come here to eat. It looks so odd but God look how saintly you are."

He said, "No, no, I am not that saint. No, I am just trying to meet people."

But that's all it takes. We have a Governor who loves to meet people because he sees the light in all. That's a one twenty-two years old friendship, which I relish in my heart and this was that friendship I decided to be in New Mexico. And it was that friendship Alice and I have shared to this married man called Bruce King. In last election of his I fought, and Hari Har used to be my resident of state, I told her to go and help the election because the result didn't come out right and she said, "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. , what JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. , 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. , Yogiji, what... I am not going to go to office."

I said, "What happened, what are you talking about?"

She said, "There is a some return, it doesn't show good thing."

I said, "Okay, we will do it."

We printed those square papers; it's a king's country. Remember that. And we went all of us at night there was not a corner where we did not pitch it. And everybody saw what's going on. And Bruce King won. One thing, which fundamentally he taught me... I am internationally known spiritual teacher, right? Big ego.

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Oh yeah! Are you kidding?

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Spiritual ego is worst than that of a elephant?

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It is so ridiculous that you can't... you think you have a direct connection with God though you don't have even a telephone.

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It's very fundamental. However, I have learnt from him one thing. Go and love everybody. Say hello and smile. And he brings a charm to everybody's life. Bruce, I am not making it up, right? Is that true? You stand testimony... well, you are the Governor of the State, if I am taking any kind of perjury or felony I am subject to be investigation by your attorney general of the state. Who happen to be my most beloved one but what I am saying is that there is nothing wrong to learn and there is nothing wrong to have big titles and there is nothing wrong to be recognized. God recognizes the smiles. And Bruce smiles a lot. Alice must have last life worked as a Yogini and prayed to God to get this man in a pocket. It's not something easy comes through. People say that I am born many times and not many times, and I am a rare man. But I tell you one of the most charming thing in New Mexico as a man. Governor no Governor... that's not something, that for him is a joke. But this man is early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise because he comes very early to work in office, I know his secret and whole day he does howdy, howdy to everybody people think he doesn't work.

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He is the same like me, I learnt from him. I have corporation bah bah bah... by seven thirty I have done my telephones and everything is over with and after that, 'hi, how are you?' I learnt from him, I might be a great teacher but I am perfectly a good student. And he told me one day, he said, "Early to bed, early to rise, makes healthy, wealthy and wise." Is that true? That's why he is wise, that's why he is healthy. That's why all it is. Otherwise as a Governor he should be getting up at eleven O' clock with a big cup of coffee and say, 'aaahoohhh... this seems to be a good morning.'

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But by the time that happens Bruce has already finished the whole state work and then he is ready to shake hands.

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He is not getting a hard elbow, that's a miracle of God I think the energy is enough but that's enjoyable. It is a fun to tell you as New Mexicans, that you are very virtuous, you are real and God is very kind and merciful and is with you, because had that not been your air could have been polluted long time ago, your water would have gone without all the minerals in it as we drink in Los Angeles. Please get your scene together and keep this heaven for everybody including me as twenty years it was. Let us have a industry, which brings people here to nurture, not to come here to pollute. Let us have ourself together to smile and give people uplifting habits, not to go down ourself. We are a land of enchantment; let us keep it this way. I am supposed to receive a present right now.

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Thank you very much, well, it's priceless. It tells you all the... keep it myself.

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Thank you.

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And before they kick me out of the stage, I'll like to ask you one simple favor. Please inhale deep, hold the breath and pray to your God that Planet Earth may have peace. And now let it go. Now inhale again and hold it and pray to God that all creation of His be healthy and prosperous and trustful. Now let it go. And now inhale again, this is your last chance if you have goofed the first two and hold it tight and pray to God that through this breath you can find the oneness between God and you and you and God and you can say God and me, me and God are one, and let it go. Thank you my friends, my benefactors, my lovers, and my beautiful people of New Mexico, you have stood with me and may Almighty God stand with you. 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. .

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I'll ask Jerry and Annie and Dr. Soram Singh Khalsa, Hollywood doctor and his wife because we all have a common date of birthdays, right? So can these two couples somewhere come in here? Now who is who? Come on you guys, aah Jerry and Annie in Beverley Hills are the best jewelers and they are our friends and this is Dr. Khalsa, very skinny and this is Mrs. Khalsa little right type, but perhaps one day he will become all right and this guy is a Hollywood doctor, I mean to say all producers, stars and all that. How he handles it, I do not know because when I was their teacher for first three years, I went to New Mexico permanently. But he still handles it now this one is hers or that one is?

Student: (----)

YB: So Kulwanth, on twenty-sixth birthday of yours minus twenty-one, which you have just lived in ecstasy, I present you with this and just open when key is with you and you both are alone. Thank you. Now you can go.

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Student: (----)

YB: Where is that?

Student: (----)

YB: I gave Avaneesh birthday a present, where is it? Jerry, all these diamonds and all these precious stones and all these you think collective for our archives and our 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. , which shall be a pride and privilege for generations to come and for there will be a greatest museum in New Mexico. I welcome you today and I know this necklace costs twenty-five thousand dollars

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And I know these ear rings worth twenty thousand dollars. I know when I know your watch...

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Student: May I say something? I lost money on every deal with him.

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YB: But we have lost Tibet, but not the reality of it and this is one thing Annie I found in flea market.

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I know what it is and I bargain to death with that lady, I am very shy about it. But I got it for you, I told you and it is complete and it doesn't need any change and it is done in a very perfection of that New Mexican style. It is done by a very proud Indian who is a artist and she is a wonderful woman and it has every material genuine. I am trying to do a salesmanship.

Student: (----)

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YB: I have a daughter-in-law, Dr. Avnish BhaiBhai Brother. . She is a kid of my own, she came from India and she became a doctor here now. I gave you present early in the morning when you were sleeping, right?

Student: (----)

YB: You saved it. Well, that's the secret I am going to tell you, but she was sleeping, they came very late night and we first time thought... according to Indian system father-in-law has the right to do anything he wants. So we knocked at the door and sang loudly and gave my present to her and she has it. One day it will decorate her beyond factual facts but fact is whatever humble I could give it is hers and now I honor you with these flowers and with a privilege to hold onto my son whom I fully understand and after my wife you are the next woman who can hold this man of vast self and thank you my kid and still you are doing a good doctor's job, God bless you.

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Can you believe this little girl came skinny and this much and now she has two sons and she is a full-fledged doctor and God hardest job she does. They like her very much and plus she handles my son, which is I know what went for me.

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So can you Ranbir stand up?

(Students clap)

And the... our privilege to work with the Soviet Union and with the Russian Republic itself my younger son is still in Moscow and though everybody had the news that all that upheaval will happen, I talked to him on the telephone, I said, "Kulbir, what do you think?"

He said, "Papaji, don't bother. What is wrong with you?"

I said, "Well, CNN is bugging us every half an hour."

(Students laugh)

And he said, "Take it granted, if by Wednesday twelve O' clock this whole scene is not over then I am not intuitive."

I said, "Well, is there any situation of any danger?"

He said, "It's a very dangerous situation, I am taking my camera and I am photographing everything." He said, "There is nothing here, it's all calm and quiet, we are going to be all right and we are doing a very noble work, God won't turn on us, it's going to be all right."

And thank God and thank GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. and thanks to the prayer of all freedom loving people that those beautiful Russian people will have a sigh of relief and they are free again after seventy-two years of tyranny and injustice. What you as Americans have done for them shall be recorded in their heart forever. I know these people; I was there in that international conference. We had lot of our senators and we had lot of our legislators and it was a wonderful meeting of eight hundred people, two hundred of them were just most known world scientists, three hundred were holy men from different walks of life and three hundred were legislators or politicians. And we met there and we understood what we are living in.

But today we gave them a hope and may God bless America that our hope should be living forever and we should be the leaders for the human rights, for peace, tranquility to the entire world. I hope our prayers tonight will guard us to that way. I am again grateful and thankful to you for this beautiful, beautiful evening and I know you must be feeling that what is going on. We got to go to work as habit but no tomorrow is Sunday.

(Students laugh)

You have a rest day so don't worry about it and God bless you once again and I am personally grateful to the community here and all those people who have come all over United States to help and organize this, there is no word to thank you. Well, why should we thank you, it was your duty, wasn't it?

Side B

Students: Yes sir.

YB: Well, you did your job.

(Students laugh)

The only thing I feel is that this New Mexico community of this DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. took upon us to celebrate my birthday and it is an extra work I know but if you want me to shift next year I don't mind, there is a whole world open.

Students: No sir.

YB: What is the opinion?

Students: No.

YB: Okay we will have next year here, God bless you thank you.

(Students clap)

Student: 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. 's daughter Kamaljeet grew up with us here in Espanola and is back visiting for the birthday, we would like to present flowers to her.

(Students clap)

Hey McCarty school, represent your town. For the New Mexicans, I have a news. This lady's name is Prem Kaur and she is the secretary in charge of the Nirankari. A new business we have started to provide jobs and opportunities between our trade on the international market and Mexico and Canada and United States. And you might look at it as funny; we have headquarters all over the world and we have lot of places and corporations. But we have decided to have our International Headquarter in Espanola and across the road we have a tiny office from where we work and where with all the glittering jewelry which Jerry has provided, she works, thank you.

(Students clap)

May I request something to everybody, those who know the words, we have a morning prayer, we call it JapjiJapji , Japji Sahib The Song of the Soul written by the First Sikh Guru, Guru Naanak Dayv Jee. Saadhana opens with a recitation of Japji each morning at 3:40 am. A mantra, poem, and inspired religious scripture composed by Guru Nanak. Japji Sahib gives a view of the cosmos, the soul, the mind, the challenge of life, and the impact of our actions. Its 40 stanzas are a source of many mantras and can be used as a whole or in part to guide both your mind and your heart. . We repeat it all the time. It has forty sentences. And there is a one canton in it, the sound permutation and combination of that is exactly the National Anthem of United States of America. GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Nanak First Guru of the Sikhs. NanakGuru Nanak First Guru of the Sikhs. sang that line five hundred and twenty-one years ago. America is two hundred years ago independent and it's our national song. The beauty, which I want you to compare that it says, "ant naa siftee kahan naa ant." There is no end to the endless. And it is in appreciation of God and we sing our National Anthem, I don't think you will find the difference what she is singing. And it may look the same. It's a surprising coincidence but it happens in Khalsa Woman Training Camp and she is a very renowned artist in opera and singing and she is a voice therapist, God knows what but she is going to do justice, but she requested me to request all of you to help it. Let's have the fun. Now is the closing time, can we all stand up and sing the National Anthem and say goodnight to everybody?

Student: (----)

YB: We have a Peruvian dance, then where is it though?

Student: (----)

YB: Oh there is a cake and Peruvian dance and everything is at the cake but we are going to finish under this tent and shift to the other one. This gives you a slip away if you want to run home.

(Students laugh)

But if you want to have that wonderful cake, which is very hygienically healthy...

(Students laugh)

And extremely tasteful, plus etcetera, etcetera, you can shift that way. Come on let's start.

(Students clap)

You are very kindly, very kindly, kindly requested because you might not have heard this band, they are very beautiful Peruvian people, they are going to sing there and please take a piece of cake so from there, there are staircases, which I'll like you to be cautious about and have a fun. God bless you and God bless you and God bless you and God bless you forever. Thank you Bruce and Alice for coming and honoring us. Well, we are part of family then... Tom, what a wonderful night! Right? Hey, you guys have a fun, come on.

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