Los Angeles Lecture

 
Date:
March 8, 1982
Location:
Los Angeles, CA
 
 
 
 

... Get it together.

Student: (---).

YB: Today is a very granday subjectha, what they call is the elevated 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. with which we are not very much concerned all the time.

Could you please come in and sit down wherever you get a space. It will be very kind of you if you just sneak in and everybody accommodates everybody.

Subject is not what we are discussing today, subject is a fact. Cycle 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. is seven year, it is smaller cycle, cycle of intelligence is eleven year, it is bigger than that, cycle of life is eighteen years, it is bigger than that. Whether we like it or not, whether we progress or not, whether we relate it or not every seven year our 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. shall change, after every eleven years our fear of intelligence shall change and after eighteen years whether we like it or not our life will change, now this is true whether you are a Jew, or you are a Christian, or you are a Buddhist, or you are a Muslim, or you are a Hindu, or you are Sikh, or you are eastern, or you are western, you have flat nose or a big nose...

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: Or teeny-weeny eyes and big eyes doesn't make difference.

Now what is 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. ? Question is not whether we relate to 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. or we don't relate to 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. , question is very simple and question is very direct and that is, what is 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. ? Can anybody tell me what is 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. ? Come on, try to help, make it up, yeah.

Student: 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 what 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. does.

YB: That we all know, unconscious doesn't do anything.

Student: All things come from God and all things go to God.

YB: That is not consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. that is a fact. Yeah.

Student: 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 the way you look at things.

YB: 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 the way you look at things and when things look at you then what you do?

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: Then you become unconscious?

Students: (Laughter.)

Student: To be awake.

YB: To be awake, when you are sleeping then what? Subconscious? Yes.

Student: (---).

YB: State of your awarenessAwareness The pure nature of existence; the power to be consciously conscious without an object or need. A fundamental property of the soul and true self; it is Kundalini as it folds and unfolds itself in existence. , it is somewhat accurate.

Students: I am, I am.

YB: Aah.

Student: (---).

YB: Yeah what is it?

Student: (---).

YB: 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. , 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. has many expression, God consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. , Christ 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. , human 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. , animal 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. , we have degreed the whole thing, but actually word 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. mean when we know ourselves from nothing to everything, that is called state 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. is a state where man knows his total polarity, from where I have come and where I have to go, that is 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. .

Human 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. has a simple goal to relate to; from where I came, where I shall go and definite and when the guiding force put you on the track where you have to go and from where you have to come and the journey in the path is traveled between these two points they call, they travel between points 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. . Mostly, mostly we only want to know how successful we are on this earth, how much money we make, how many leads we can steal, how many businesses we can grab, how many people we can cheat, how many girls we can befriend, how many friends we can invite on a party, whether we can become president or not. We are so low in consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. that we only relate the word consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. to earth. When a person relates to consciously to time and space he is called animal.

'Kartuth pasuki manasManas The lower or sensory mind. It is one of the three impersonal functions of the Universal Mind. It deals with sensory impressions, sequences, and the desires and impulses generated from their combinations. It is the closest to what traditional western psychology deals with as the mind. jaath.'

GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. has said very beautiful, kartuth your job, your activity is like that of a animal, kartuth pashu, pashu means animal, your act is like a animal, manasManas The lower or sensory mind. It is one of the three impersonal functions of the Universal Mind. It deals with sensory impressions, sequences, and the desires and impulses generated from their combinations. It is the closest to what traditional western psychology deals with as the mind. jaath, but your body is that of a human.

The concept of life, I am not saying that you should not be rich, not pretty, cut your nose, make your ear long, cut your beauty, cover your forehead, make your bangs, tangs, anything it is not my problem with you because you are sick that I have agreed to; to begin with I know you are sick, because you dress up nor for yourself, you dress up for somebody else, that is the sickest 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 a person.

When a person does not look beautiful to God, his God, his concept of God, he is not beautiful at all. When you do not eat in the concept 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 God your eating is just poison. When you do not successful or succeed yourself to be successful to flow in 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. with total Divinity your whole wealth, money, position is just Balu ki peeth, it is like a wall of sand.

I was just talking out to one of my student he is, his God, I want to make him divine, he wants to run to money, now we have been fighting I think from five, six, seven years, I tell him I said, "What are you doing?" And he is so shrewd, whenever he get a chance he will slip. The only hook I have got is the my love for him and his love for me otherwise, God what he can be.

Anything you have in your life, you can have lot of things; some people are hooked on girls, some are hooked on money, some collect cars, some have husbands... I am glad to tell you on the plane this time when I came from New York, I met a person and she was coming to meet her boyfriend here and looking at her age the word boyfriend just hit me right, I said, "You mean, you never got married, this is first time you are so eager about it?"

She said, "No this is my seventeenth marriage."

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: I didn't hear anybody so politely saying this is my seventeenth marriage and I said, "What you do? You collect husbands?"

She said, "That is kind of my hobby."

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: And she explained to me that her total feeling is that she tells the man that she does not intend to marry him more than two years and still she says has a long list and she asked me a question, "If I ask you to marry me, how you will feel?"

I said, 'I'll vomit."

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: I mean that much pretty she was, it's very offending to say to a woman, but I thought in one line let me fix her up how I feel, I mean let there be one man at least to let her know how I feel.

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: You know when you go to the bathroom you have a line, you stand there and sometime you get a chance to talk to somebody and I just wanted to let her know, I mean can you believe, collecting husbands, God bless this country I mean to say we started God we trust, God bless America from ocean to ocean, sea to sea, shore to shore, but JiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. we are just worst. I know some people are crazy...

There is another thing consciously we know one-tenth of our time belongs to God and one-tenth of our money belongs to God, seed money, we call it Dasvandh, some people have started sitting on it, foolish, they are foolish. God doesn't need your money, God needs your consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. , are you conscious that everything you owe one-tenth is for God, it's a story 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. , it is not a story of giving money, or doing charity, and bragging about it and all that whatever you want to do, are you aware that one-tenth of your time should be dedicated to God, are you aware that one-tenth of your money, hard earned money,

'Ki 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. di keerth kar, kal ka hay kujatho dhe Nanak sach pachanay sey.'

Kaal ka hay, one should earn honestly through the sweat of brow en kuchanth day, then he gives, that is God like giving. Nanak sach pachanay sey, Nanak that person shall recognize the truth, what is the use? You manufacture things and cheat somebody and collect lot of money and do some flukes here and there, you will never be, your scene will never be together, your life will never be together.

I mean to say I tell you America you can have five hundred girlfriend and thirty thousand boyfriends and nine million cars, every Ferrari should roll you over and all your dreams are so false they are just like sandcastles, they don't have any reality; neither your decorations, nor your mascaras, nor your lipsticks. I don't see any lipstick has made everybody lips permanently red, they are just temporarily red, after every meal they take the stick out and put it on, keep on putting on, definitely underneath the lips are sick. What is the big idea of makeup? What you are going to prove to this planet? What is your consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. , are you so aware that you want to look good when you are not?

One girl told me in New York, she said, "I want to wear white, I want to wear cotton, I tried it three days, I went berserk."

I said, "What happened, anyway tell me, tell me what happened?"

"Everybody wanted to know who are you?"

I said, "That's all we want, whole circle is going on to do something somebody to tell you who you are, I mean to say it happened to you and you freak out."

She said, "I never wanted that much."

I said, "When you wear white cotton and you dress up properly, it extended your auraAura The radiant field of energy and consciousness that surrounds the physical body and which holds and organizes the seven centers of energy called chakras. Its strength, measured by brightness and radius, determines the vitality, mental concerns, and psychophysical integrity of a person. and everybody who is weaker magnetically will come and say who are you, that's the price you pay."

Nobody wants to know who you are, it is that radiance, that attractiveness; it's not you, it is that which is coming out of you.

I brought a... while coming on the aeroplane they gave us a one article friendship. I am going to tell Niranjan to make copies of it and tomorrow when we come to the class I like to distribute it to you, is the most consolidate one page thing on friendship, it's beautiful because basically it lays flat what friendship can be. What is a friendship? It is a goodness toward any person from you is the base of every friendship, not emotionalism, not demands, not this, not that, it is totally wrong. You want to friends you can only have on one term and that is your goodness.

What is a marriage? Marriage is not sex. What is a sex? You call right now I give you a number and they will deliver the girl to you or you need a boy they will deliver, you can even prescribe the size, you can discuss the whole bargain, they are very good at it. You can have a whole sex. You want security why not to take very heavy big bully and hire him for your protection.

You can get everything with money, everything you need you will get with money; one thing you will not get, you will never be married because of money. What is a marriage then? Is it a sex? No. It's a relationship? No. What is a marriage?

Marriage is a consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. of two people, it is a conscious act on the part of two people. Marriage is a conscious act on part of two people to supplement and compliment each other to achieve the Infinity of God, that's why marriage is performed before God. You guys have forgotten the basic formula what is a marriage, it's a conscious commitment I love you, you love me, then you need not have to marry, for making love you should not get married, there is no reason to get married because of love. You are horny and tomorrow you are impotent, then what will happen?

You guys are making mockery of this human life. Human life is a very wonderful, worthful, beautiful thing to live and you make a mess of it, unclean living they call it. Sometime you have mat hair, sometime you have bushy hair, sometime you have Su-Sa hair, sometime you have short hair, as you do not know how to handle hairs. You go to a barber and you say 'change my style.' Poor man what he can do? He cut here, cut there, brush, he says it's beautiful, what is that fifty dollars, all right this is a ten dollar trip. What is going on and finally you have like a boar, those bristles on your head.

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: Your hair can't stand it.

And one girl asked me in New York she said, "Why, why we have hair and why you are against cutting it?"

I said, "It's a very simple thing, it is the purest protein of the body, it is called heavy protein, it grows on the scalp, nowhere else and it grows only to a specific length with a specific age, when you cut it, it stops growing, starts growing again and that heavy protein which physical body needs later and this is the reserve outlet of it to relate to your central vagus nervous system, is consumed by cutting and growing, cutting and growing, cutting and growing, and that's all it is. Almighty God gave a human being a certain faculty of electromagnetic field and to give that electromagnetic field to his brain he produced hair in the male on the beard to cover his moon, moon center or moon meridian and on his head to cover his solar meridian, that's all is the purpose of hair, nothing more, nothing les."

She said, "Was there any substitute with God?"

Yes I said, "He could have grown a tree."

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: Yeah the other thing, other thing which also elementary works like hair is wood. That is why when holy men decided that they started wearing wood shoes, have you seen those chappals, the wood chappals, with a little between the toe and the first finger they have some knot kind of thing and they wear them, wear them, they are not very convenient to wear, but they found it out, the only way they can totally protect their magnetic field if they do not wear under their feet anything other than wood, but problem is you never wanted to study it, it doesn't concern you, it is your hair, I am not saying you can make bagel out of it, what do I lose. I have not seen one single person who is satisfied with his or her hairdo. You can't be because this is one energy you do not know how to handle, it's very simple if you are conscious person. At night comb them and braid them downward, in the morning tie them up on the solar center and cover it up. I am not saying you should do it, I am telling you the system if you ever want to do it.

And in New York I was very surprised, everybody was wearing a turban, somebody wear a cotton turban, somebody wearing a leather turban, somebody wearing a wood turban, I mean, seven months a year they wear turban doesn't matter what you have done to your hair, it is so cold. Somebody has a what they call it that cap they make out of the fur, fur cap, it is a big one it covers you right from here to there, it's all in style, and now mostly I was surprised this key, those key thing with a big flower on the top, that I never used to see, I mean, this time New York was wonderful.

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: Everybody had a ski cap on their head I think it was pretty cold.

So I just, I mean to say we take a piece of cotton five, six yard long in two, three pieces and cover it up and make it in a neat style and it helps. I was discussing with Guruki that day that somebody should work hard to investigate to learn how to wear that war turban there is a way to wear turban that you can go into anything for any reason, it shall not move, it's pretty stylish and if you meet ever an accident it will not give you any concussion, it is very padded, but try it. Well I have got into turban, I don't mean you should I am not going to sell you cotton cloth and I am not manager of TGY...

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: I am selling making a sale pitch for that, but I am just trying to relate to you.

If God wanted us not to cover our body and we should have been nude in our birth suit they call it, then all he was to give us like a cat beautiful coat. There was no reason for textiles, mills, and everything else. There is a purpose in human skin, that's why we were not given any cover for it except very teeny-tiny hairs to augment our magnetic field and our sensitivity so that our entire body can become a total antenna and our computer, the brain, can work and visualize in the very smallest sense the total Infinity of God.

This body, human body has been made to consciously receive the totality and Infinity, insensitivity in visualization and in verbalization of one thing what is called God. It is not made here to become a executive. The human body purpose is to be maintained, why we maintain it? It has a belly, it has a workshop, it is a machine going and we work for Kal ukhaye kujathun dhe, you earn and you maintain and then you give, giving is God, why?

'Deinda Dey Leindey Thak Paah, Juga Jugathar Kayika.'

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. says God's nature is from time immemorial to time immemorial God is continuously giving, giving and giving, giving, Deinda Dey Leindey Thak Paah, we who take we die, we can't take anymore. God gives, you can take, you have a limited time to take within that time you take or not that's it, you take or not that is your problem, God gives, God gives, Deinda Dey Leindey Thak Paah, Juga Jugathar Kayika, from time to time you have been eating out of God, that bowl is never empty, but you are empty if anybody comes to your house you ask the wife, "Is there anything in the refrigerator?" You are a bum, crazy, hey whatever is, whatever is don't worry.

There is a theory they call lod-tha-thod need and shortage, and story is very simple. Two couples were living together and then one day they had eaten their very sumptuous meal and they were very grateful to God and they just bowed and put their utensils in the sink and cleaned it out and all was perfect and they were sitting in the living-room and their ten friends came, walked in and one look to the other, other look to the other because it was almost supper time and the lady said to the man, "Why don't you two men go out and get some pizza or something because we ate and we had a cook and it will take time the guy seems to be hungry, it's all cold outside."

And he said, "Yeah, yeah, I'll sneak out, I will sneak out," and when he was going to put his jacket there was one guy said, he say "so and so," he was very friendly, he said, "Where are you going?"

"Hey no, no, outside."

"(?) outside what, what for outside?"

He couldn't lie to him, he said, "Well, you guys have come, you know we just ate and we thought you people are hungry we wanted to feed you," because there was a thoad, there was a shortage, shortage was felt, very sincere shortage, felt."

He said, "Oh no we are overeaten rather in the car we have brought for you."

He said, "We have already eaten."

He said, "Well you keep it."

Neither there was the necessity, nor there was a shortage.

It's a feeling, shortage is a feeling, I am poor, it's a feeling, it's a subconscious feeling, I am neurotic is a feeling, I want... Whatever you want is a feeling, it's a neurotic feeling, you don't want anything whatever you want is provided for.

'Pehley BaniBani Literally "Word", Refers to the Word of God contained in the Sikh Sacred Writings; Banis refers to Sikh daily prayers. Pralabdh Pachay Bano Sareer.'

Everything what you have to get in your life you have it already because you have a property of a hustler and if you don't hassle, you don't feel complete. The only way your ego is fed when you hassle, hassling because it is your nature to kill, that's why the commandment was thou shall not...

Students: Kill.

YB: It is your nature to kill, that's why you create wars. El Salvador, Nicaragua, Malta, France, east Germany, west Germany, middle east, Israel, Lebanon, you are crazy bums.

Killing is your ego, you want to kill, you kill each other, you kill each other sexually, socially, mentally, psychologically, physically, personally, you kill each other trust, you hurt, hurt, hurt, pain, pain, pain, pain, pain, it is not essential, it is not necessary, it is not needed, it is not wanted, your rudeness, your obnoxiousness, your betrayal, these are all anti-soul, they are all anti-conscious activities...

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Conscious person doesn't betray anybody, he doesn't cheat, he doesn't lie, he is nothing, he is a conscious, that is 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. . When a conscious person shall speak whom he shall please? Speak.

Students: God.

YB: God, he shall have,

'Nanak te mukh ujale.'

He shall have glory on his face because he has to face God, whenever you speak you speak facing God. Why you trust me, why not everybody else because I don't have to please you, I have to please 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. my God, I don't need you, you need me, relationship is set, you always want me to speak what suit you and you get very depressed and very negative...

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: And most of the time you get very abusive, you are jerks. I have no problem with you, I know you very well, I am not going to please you at all, I have told you the day I came, I came here to manufacture teachers and there cannot be a person who can be spiritual and not conscious. I have to deal with bums.

You must understand when I came in Melrose I had all the actor and actresses in my yoga class, I threw them all out, you know why? Because they were all set in their egos, there was no way to work with them, there was no way to create teachers out of them, they were not worth, they were brittle, you can't work with a brittle wood, you will break chisels, so I said, adieus. They were not going either, I couldn't throw them out, it was a bad idea, and their drivers will come and put those big what they call it wash towels and cover up the whole ashramAshram , Aashram A community of practitioners who come together to live conscious, mindful lives. , it was ridiculous scene. I told every student for one month everybody have fifteen cloves of garlic to eat.

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: There was nothing left, not a single one of them came back.

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: Garlic and ego doesn't match together.

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: Because I thought if I will work on these guys they are never going to work on conscious level with me, they will never recognize who am I, they think I am just, just a teacher, just a yoga teacher. I don't want to be yoga teacher I want to unite these beast with their higher 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 make them feel what God is, that is my purpose, it's not going to workout.

One day one girl said, "I want to study with you."

I said, "Darling, not this lifetime please come back later."

She said, "When?"

I said, "Well, take your turn."

She said, "What I am doing in this lifetime?"

I said, "You are a flipper."

You know what is a flipper? Who flips, you know the coin when you flip it up in the air. That's why these people flip their ego is so great, you take a very solid ten year old good 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. student and you test his ego you will see him flipping worst than coin. I am not saying we are very steady, I am saying we are trying to, the only joy I have got...

There are two forces in life-parental instinct and parental grief, parental instinct and parental grief are two forces which makes us happy, which makes us somebody, and which makes us sick, which make us ill we will discuss them tomorrow in relationship to 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. . They are basic forces they are within us, we will explain them slowly.

Tomorrow is Tuesday, right.

Students: Right.

YB: Is it a full-moon tomorrow?

Students: (---).

YB: Ha, ha everybody say yes sir.

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: And Wednesday those nine stars are going to line up, right, lot of things are being said about it, but anyway tomorrow we will teach about it and we will discuss about these basic forces and in New York I talked about it and that tape is available, if you have some money and I can't, you get the tape also and listen to it and style it, it will help you a lot, it will let you know why we do what we do, that is a basic elementary knowledge and we will talk about it tomorrow, our basic two forces...

We don't have a force of this and force of that, no what is called? Parental...

Students: Instinct.

YB: And parental...

Students: Grief.

YB: Grief, these are the basic two forces in us which we will explain tomorrow, please do come, do come with lot of love and I like you when you come try to sit in seat and try to accommodate more people.

This ashramAshram , Aashram A community of practitioners who come together to live conscious, mindful lives. is going to be as it is, you know what I mean, yeah. One day we will have the money and we will have it, but I have learned one thing, not to take a loan on the insurances and then end up me working and paying the whole thing, I have learned a lot from you.

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: You are very good to promise and you have never come through, so what I have did is I listen to all promises and I smile.

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: When we bought this ashramAshram , Aashram A community of practitioners who come together to live conscious, mindful lives. the payment was about two hundred, three hundred dollar, three hundred thirty-three dollar something like that and then we said what is the difficulty? Ten dollars a month you know it is no big deal and I definitely remember we only saw money one month and next month it was all on me, so I have learned very well. I have learned in America those lesson which I would never have learned with God or with heavens or with angels, but I have not lost my kindness and I have not lost 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. and I am not willing to. Sometime I am pushed back right on the tip of the edge and expected to fall and I say wait a minute; then I turn just on the side and the person is pushing me hard goes right down.

I want you to learn one thing; I am not here to spread a particular religion. I am here to spread a practical religion, a religion which can teach reality, which can teach experience of God, you can call me a cultist, you can call me east religion, west religion, but whether I am eastern or western, whether I am Christian or Christ 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. , whether I am a God or I am a BuddhaBuddha An enlightened one; founder of the Buddhist faith. , and whether I have a satva BuddhaBuddha An enlightened one; founder of the Buddhist faith. in me or not, but one thing I definitely know nuts I can straighten you out.

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: I am sick and tired of your mistakes and your wonderful mistake which are creating mess after mess in your life and I don't think there is a necessity of unhappiness in anybody's life.

One girl was telling me, "Why you are making people Sikhs?"

I said, "I don't make people Sikh, I raise their KundaliniKundalini Comes from the word "kundal"; coiled energy; the creative potential of an individual. and then wrap them up..."

Students: (Laughter.)

"I don't make anybody a Sikh, I am a very simple honest man."

And then she said, "Those people who don't want to be wrapped?"

I said, "I don't want to wrap them, all the dust fall on them and it is not my problem. If I don't wrap a gift it will dirty later on, now who wants to? I work on people, I am very hardworking, I give a part of my life to everybody and I raise their KundaliniKundalini Comes from the word "kundal"; coiled energy; the creative potential of an individual. , I am a master of 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. , I am a Mahan TantricMahan Tantric A Master of White Tantric Yoga. This title and function was bestowed upon Yogi Bhajan in 1971. There is only one Mahan Tantric alive on the earth at any one time. , I value my God energy, God has blessed me, He may not bless me ever again, I want to use it right and I want somebody who get the experience with me to get wrapped up." I say, "In every store do they give you anything gift or anything without wrapping it up?"

She said, "No."

I said, "Then what difficulty is about in understanding my job?"

Students: (Laughter.)

"I get a raw material and with lot of junk and lot of dirt and lot of garbage and every past and many past life and whole nonsense and I work hard in a short possible time and grab it up and clean it out and just make it possible that it can work and when it is worthwhile I just wrap it up. I like white so I just use white things you know..."

Students: (Laughter.)

"Then it's just a matter of convenience,"

"Do your student follow you?"

I said, "They are not my student, don't misunderstand them, they are not my students, I am their servant, they are my masters, they are crazy masters, they are idiots, but they are masters, my job is to raise 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. and let them know there is a happiness and they don't want to mess their life fine, if they want to mess their life I have nothing to concern, it's not a big deal." I said, "One day they will find God came, messiah came and walked away and they never recognized, they are crazy. They are into their cars and into their jazz, into their what they into? They are into there ice-creams and into their everything."

Can you believe if a person just honestly live 3HO way of life he can be fat, then he has to fly like me and have a all jetlag of ten years to start over gaining weight, I can understand that that's a disease, I am living unnatural life, I am stressful life, I can understand my life, but what about you? None of you fly three hundred days a year, get dehydrated everyday, why you get fat. I tell you how; bagel with double cheese and now what has gone in 3HO the latest of the 3HO, a big slice you know that they fry this thing what they call they fry that wheat on the grill what they call the thing?

Student: (---).

YB: Oh which they put in that big...

Student: Hamburg.

YB: In Hamburg they put the big thing, now in 3HO is a big rash and it's a ridiculous right but I want to share with you, they take a chocolate and cut it like that big thick and put both side the cream what they call is what is that cream they call it?

Student: (---).

YB: No, no whip cream no, cream cheese on both side, cream cheese inside a big slice of that chocolate both side that big bun and the guy is eating in my presence and there was a fourth one going in and I say, "Hallelujah, Shalom."

Students: (Laughter.)

He said, "What it means Yogiji?"

I said, "You will be dead at this right."

Students: (Laughter.)

This is the most ridiculous food I have ever seen, plus I forgot those slices of cheese up and down and you know, there was a one little thin thing what they call it that green thing, lettuce...

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: Yeah here she knows and there was a little lettuce to make it look green.

Students: (Laughter.)

Student: (---).

YB: Oh yeah everything, you can't believe it, the craze of eating is so overtaken us we are totally bums.

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: Too much. Poor liver must have gone to stay at night at Holiday Inn...

Students: (Laughter.)

YB: Can't stay in the body, if the whole thing has to be digested do you know how much hydrochloric acid is needed out of the stomach to digest that junk. Anyway...

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

YB: We have a birthday of Aradhana Singh AmritAmrit , Aamrit The nectar of bliss; also the ceremony in which a person dedicates their life to the Khalsa. Kaur and Sardarni Sahiba SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. Baachan Kaur Khalsa and Siri Krishna Kaur Khalsa. So let us sing to them.

Students: Singing 'Happy birthday...'

YB: Khalsaji's. Jhio, jhio jiJi Soul; used as an endearment or sign of respect. mein amrith ta hai jaha pahi namNaam , 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. nidhana.' Oh my soul the nectar of God can only come into you if the name of God will sit in your heart. My prayer is that may the blessing of God, and the hand of God somehow guide you to the God and the word of God so that you can live in eternal happiness. Eternal happiness cannot be bought by money and by power and by games. Eternal happiness is bought by residing God's word in the heart, when every heart come out dag da, dag da, and you feel 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. , 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. , 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. , 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. , then every beauty is around you and whosoever is blessed by this 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. says,

'Jis nu bakshiya sirf salaha Nanak baadashaie baadash.'

Whom so God blessed this art of work, this art of work, that is king of all the kings, so it is my prayer, very humble prayer that let your this year to come bring you dedication, commitment, direction towards God. I have seen richness doesn't make people healthy, I have seen poverty doesn't make them saints either, nothing works, but your consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. and to bring consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. to the point that you can live happily the path is the path of 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. because then the karmasKarma 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. will end, action and reaction will finish, and then you will be holy, healthy, happy, graceful, dignified, spiritual, then people will trust your words. When you speak from heart, people listen, they may not like it, I am not saying you will be liked, there is a problem with you, you want to be liked, I am saying don't be liked, speak which can be listened, speak the truth, speak the glory of God, speak it now, this is your life later on whole thing will be useless. Lot of people don't like me to speak in the holy congregation, they say Yogiji is very, very uptight, straightforward and blunt, now what should I do? Should I not be blunt? I have to cater to my God, I have not to cater to men, doesn't matter if you don't come tomorrow I'll come here sit. You know which class I taught first how many people came?

Student: (---).

YB: Myself and I taught a whole class, you know what was it? The basic concept of a liberated man. If you read that you can be liberated man. The person who drove me, tape-recorded it, later on we have printed it so many times.

Come on, let us give ourselves to God because He gave us to give Him back ourselves, He gave us the self for that purpose. Tomorrow...

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