KWTC Lecture

 
Date:
July 15, 1981
Location:
Espanola, NM
 
 
 
 

.... Problem is all what she is teaching she knew it. But going to this obnoxious university UNM she has gained confidence, and learned faith. What you learned? She learned something and it did help her, because she got A grade and all that. Though she is so sick now that I can't believe. I still regret to why I sent her there. But I did in good faith, never knew that she will get that unfortunate, helpless weakening sickness, but I am very grateful to her these days because in spite of all that she is teaching, she is coming to take the classes, she is still doing the therapy with lot of you and you are very... It is much, it is very easy to be open with her than with me because with me I know you are basically afraid, you know I know more than...

(Students' laughter...)

I understand the difficulty. But with her it's a good rapport and good dialogue. And I understand that. Well, we got her a new telephone; she is also available on the ranchThe Ranch Yogi Bhajan's home just across the highway from the Aashram, and site of the Yogi Bhajan Memorial Birthday Celebration. phone. Now let me be off your, back whenever you have problems you can call her. She has a good rapport, good person, and she also knows how to handle you too. Because one day she was telling one lady, "If you don't say yes to me I'll charge you thirty-five dollars and get you out."

(Students' laughter...)

She was doing what we call is professional number.

(Students' laughter...)

She is a good woman. Twenty-seven years, I'll challenge all of you if one could have lived with me under the circumstances she went through. Now I have (?) down self and you know you find me very kind and very affectionate and very loving, it is because I am very selfish. I have a motivation and very deeply I am selfish, I am not lying to you, I want some good people, conscious people to create a nation of the Khalsa. I want to give America a graceful woman, I want to bring back the family life and committed life. I have got lot of commitments for which I am very, very selfishly involved and very selfishly motivated. You understand that? And to do that I have to tolerate every Tom, Dick and Harry, I am not using abusive language because I am holy man. Otherwise you won't be allowed even to see me in rest of your life. You have no reason to see me. You have to earn that grace. But here I have downgraded myself to the extent what you call is below minus zero to infinity that if by my projection and my touch and my feeling and my saying you can get to be conscious, you can get to be graceful, you can keep your life together. You know what I mean? It's what for?

I don't belong to any jatha, I am not fanatic. According to the fanatic standard I am not a gursikh even. I am not. I do not know whether I love the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. or not but I definitely know 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. loves me otherwise I can't go for a minute. I don't believe in rituals, I don't believe in karmaKarma The law of cause and effect applied to mental, moral, and physical actions. Ego attaches us to and identifies us with objects, feelings, and thoughts. These attachments create a bias toward certain lines of action. Instead of acting you begin reacting. Karmas are the conditions required in order to balance or complete these tendencies. Though necessary, karma is not dictatorial or fatalistic. It is the mechanism that allows the finite experience of existence to maintain and stabilize itself. We all have free will and can take actions to re-direct the momentum of a karma. We can transform it or neutralize it using meditation, jappa, good deeds, or intuition that remove your sense of ego and the identification with that past line of action. because I believe in GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Ram Das Fourth Guru of the Sikhs. Ram DasGuru Ram Das Fourth Guru of the Sikhs. and his will, I don't have to believe in anything else. I have very deep staunch faith that one day those who said wrong about me shall be very sorry. And those who listened shall be elevated, come what may. I definitely believe that. It's not that I am worried about it.

But basically you have to realize,

"Na soorath boori hai, na seerath boori hai, boora hai woh jiski neer."

What is my intention? My intention is to make you happy, make you strong, make you together. There is no reason for this intention I can suffer. There is no reason. But I cannot buy your emotional approaches, I cannot buy... I cannot put my all eggs in one basket and let you hatch it. Suppose you steal them all away, (?) I'll do.

I have a motive of life that United States of America and the western world for which I have been bestowed with the responsibility to create a nation of people who are graceful, who are truthful, who are together, who are disciplined. I have to do it. So if you love me or you hate me, come along, we will take care of it. Because truth knows no defeat, and that's all is about life. Ultimately and indefinitely you have to understand life is based on one line only. Can anybody tell me that line?

Student: (----).

YB: Yeah, that is the inspiration. There is only one line on this planet, nobody else has said that.

Students: (-----)

YB: That's inspiration.

Students: (-----)

YB: That's a statement.

Students: (-----)

YB: That's a statement, 'In God I dwell,' is my statement, I want you to all those how love, and follow me to live by that statement. As a purpose of statement, I as a leader led you that statement. I believe in that, I want you to believe in that, and if you believe in that there is nothing but happiness is granted. One line.

Students: (-----)

YB: That's a good statement. Come on, let us all recite that line. "Aad sach, Jugad sach, Hai bhee sach Nanak hosee bhee sach."

Students: "Aad sach, Jugad sach, Hai bhee sach Nanak hosee bhee sach."

YB: That is one line. "Aad Sacham, So Jugad Sacham, So Sacham, So Sada Sacham Soha."

But 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. explained it in a very beautiful manner when it was said in thousands and thousands and hundred thousands of year before him.

"Aad sach, Jugad sach, Hai bhee sach Nanak hosee bhee sach."

He put his name to it. "Aad Sacham, Jugad Sacham, Sada Sacham, Sacham Soha."

And in the entire Siri GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. GranthGranth Literally: knot: book. this is the one line which has the command with it.

What is the news?

Student: (----).

YB: Even our dogs don't like the garbage truck. How do our people like the garbage consciousnessConsciousness The nature of the self and being. In the realm of nature, awareness becomes consciousness. It is from the being itself. Being is expressed in consciousness through contrasts and sensations, in awareness through merger, clarity, and reality. ? I think one day we should truck it out. Thank you. You talked too long today.

I have per circumstances delayed my going to Vancouver, so that I can be with you for two-three more days, next week some adjustment of the lectures has to be made. I am leaving I think Thursday afternoon? So I'll be teaching Thursday morning. Otherwise I would have basically gone. I think Tuesday. It would have been nice as far as you are concerned because I would have given you a meditationMeditation Dhyan. It is a process of deep concentration or merger into an object or a state of consciousness. Meditation releases reactions and unconscious habits and build the spontaneous and intuitive link to awareness itself. and keep going, which you otherwise don't do. But I thought it would be better that I should be with you, but Friday, Friday I'll miss and Monday I'll miss, I'll take care of it in the days I am here. So it will be... But I will be sorry and sad those who could not stay all the six weeks. And there is a long list SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. SimranSimran A deep meditative process in which the naam of the Infinite is remembered and dwelled in without conscious effort. gave me those people who are to see me, I would like to see them tomorrow in the vicinity of about 11 o'clock to one. As many of you I can see I'll...

Student: (----).

YB: Yeah, just that list. That list.

So I don't know what you talk to me but I tell you one thing I want to talk to you and that is it is a long time now out that you have been doing what you have been doing, but for my sake or my words just mould your life to be,

"Aad sach, Jugad sach, Hai bhee sach Nanak hosee bhee sach." And you will find happiness all around you.

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

YB: Hare Krishna Kaur, I'll like to talk to you.

There are certain things which I'll like to explain today to you. In the western life, in the western life there is a word called 'Charity.' You understand charity? Charity. When you do charity what do you feel?

Students: (-----)

YB: There are two words. Very important words. One is called Daan, D A A N, and other is called Peta. Daan means charity. Daan is given... Charity is given to somebody who is lower than you. Peta is given to somebody who is higher than you. So when you go before Siri GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. GranthGranth Literally: knot: book. you offer peta, you don't do anything as charity. And some of you do not stand in the line and they do not want to stand in the line, but even when your soul will leave the subtle bodySubtle Body See Ten Bodies. it has to stand in the line to go through the call, it is called 'Cylindrical path.'

The idea of coming the protocol or the idea or the meditationMeditation Dhyan. It is a process of deep concentration or merger into an object or a state of consciousness. Meditation releases reactions and unconscious habits and build the spontaneous and intuitive link to awareness itself. , it's a great meditationMeditation Dhyan. It is a process of deep concentration or merger into an object or a state of consciousness. Meditation releases reactions and unconscious habits and build the spontaneous and intuitive link to awareness itself. . To come calmly and quietly, and get your feet washed, quietly and walk very slowly and humbly and come to Siri GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. GranthGranth Literally: knot: book. very decently and well dressed, well decorated and offer something, maybe a quarter or a dollar or two dollars or five dollars or hundred dollars, doesn't matter it's all your heart, it is not a matter of the head whatever you feel and offer before it and then quietly and effectively bow and pray. This all is an act of meditationMeditation Dhyan. It is a process of deep concentration or merger into an object or a state of consciousness. Meditation releases reactions and unconscious habits and build the spontaneous and intuitive link to awareness itself. . It's an act of realization. Because the highest power before a man is the power of prayer. And offering yourself before the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. is the highest prayer. I know we have been trying to teach you to do that and some of you are just mad like in hell.

I know you can't immediately understand it and everything which tells you as a discipline or anything, it looks to you like that things are being shoved through your throat, that's not true. We are your servants and we are supposed to serve you so that you can learn DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. . If you can learn DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. then question is your 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 be all eliminated. The idea to walk on the path of the DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. is 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. get eliminated. And once your 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. get eliminated you will be redeemed to be free, liberated. And this is the desire of every teacher or a guide or a rabbi that he should guide his people's behavior in utmost devotion. So when they come with an offering then it should be real. Once you know everybody was going before a God's statue, and offering was gold, jewelry, nothing happened. But when a devotee of God brought a flower and put it there, the hand of God from that statue moved and picked up the flower. Devotion is very powerful thing. Devotion is an essence of life. If you want to experience all what it is, all what it was, or all what shall be then you have to totally, deeply understand the law of devotion.

I also want to know something from you that some of you feel that you are being pressed for wearing pretty clothes. And some people have objected and when they are working, they are in their work clothes and it takes a long time to change to full banaBana , Baana One's outward projection, often refers to a specified clothing that projects a consciousness. , now I want to tell you something, when I used to wear uniform we used to have nine minutes only by watch to come out of the field, take off our shoes and everything, take a shower, and wear our proper ceremonial dress and within nine minutes we were supposed to reach at the breakfast table. Never missed one day. We clocked ourselves in seven minutes to do it. We always had two minutes spare. I do not know why... I know we love you and I know the camp is very beautiful and you are all very charming and nice here, but why don't you understand that we want you to be perfect. We want you to be great.

I mean to say, you have to agree with me and you must have read the brochure, it's not a nude camp and this is not a nude colony. Here great thing is happening, great thing, greater than the word great means. Here the woman and her grace is being recognized, first we recognize it, we are not about to have questions whether you should be graceful or not, we recognize you are graceful. And here all we are trying to train you is to be alert. And if you become rigid, your flexibility will be gone, how can a dead thing like... Dead thing is dead thing; anything which is alive is flexible. So what I am trying to remind you what we are doing. And I am trying to remind you why you are here. And I am trying to remind you that we do expect you to be perfect.

I remember in those days we were not much into kirtan. And one girl once came to me and she had so many problems; physical, mental, and everything else. Her physical problem was so terrible that she couldn't even do yoga. Now what we could do? She asked me, "What should I do?"

I said, "Do Kirtan."

I assure you her voice was so out of tune, it looked like a jackal is howling when she will just... She is always off tune, always. She told me, she can little bend, she can do little bit exercise, but there is no way that she can do any music.

I said, "Don't worry. Everybody is a born musician."

So fundamentally she agreed come what may, Dayal Kaur, that's what I am trying to tell you, what is the beauty in agreement, you don't understand yet. You are Australian, then you unfortunately went to Germany and when you went to Germany you totally forgot you know... In Germany people are tampered not to agree. This is not fault of yours; this is Germany's fault. But now you have come to America therefore you should agree.

So anyway, she agreed to sing. And she learned only one shabadShabad , Shabd Sound, especially subtle sound or sound imbued with consciousness. It is a property or emanation of consciousness itself. If you meditate on shabad it awakens your awareness. , "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. , 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. , 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. , 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. " that's all, that was the whole music. She could sing it so proudly and so perfectly, but she tried so hard to get to it, it's unbelievable and God blessed her, she became musical.

All faculties are in you. You are not born on this earth to suffer. That's not true. You suffer because you want to.

"Jab daant na they tho doodh diya

Jab daant diye tho ann na degaa?"

"When you had no teeth He gave you the milk from the breast of your mother, now He has given you teeth and He won't give you food?"

You want to believe it? Yes, you can believe it because you are western mind. I can't believe it. I definitely don't believe that God has abandoned me. That's why I left my career. My carrier and your career, right? I left it. I resigned as a custom officer. It's on record I resigned it. I left my career because I thought the biggest career; the best career is that of God's service. Look in twelve years I have become a man of God; I am God's man. In twelve years I say 'In God I dwell.' Why can't you do it? Arey, if you have to adapt a career, if you have to project yourself be as a saint. Project it. That is all in the beginning and all in the end is that you should be a saint. Everything else will have a short-term life. Everything else will not be permanent. Everything will not help you at all, nothing will help you. The satisfaction, the satisfaction, the happiness you are all seeking...

Why we give dusvand? One-tenth we give right? What you call it? (?).

Students: (-----)

YB: Why? Because we give one-tenth to get hundred percent. Our santji, my teacher used to say, he used to say, "Bhajan, the feet who do not walk to GurdwaraGurdwara Literally the door of the Guru; traditional place where Sikh worship services are held. , end up walking towards hospital. You have a choice."

Your mind says, "Don't give one-tenth, you'll be poor."

Won't you think that you are poor? You have nothing to control in this world. The only thing you can control is your mind. "Mann jeethey, jag jeeth." Victory over the mind, you have victory over the world. Only there is one thing to win. That is your mind. Rather winning your mind, having a victory over mind, you become a slave.

Hari Krishan Kaur is loved by me very much. I look at her destiny. And I always want her to have a... What you call it, one person with her. What we call that?

Students: (-----)

YB: Companion. We have found a very unoffending word, companion. She feels that I have jeered her. I feel I have favored her. I think she is very fortunate and lucky and God has blessed her with environment and circumstances and she should have two companions rather. One on the left side and one on the right side. Why not?

"Tehel Mehel Thaanko Mileay Jaha Pey Sant Kirpal."

"Companions and beautiful places to live are only in the favor of those where saints have blessed."

I think she is very blessed. I am ready to argue with her again for the hundred some time.

(Students' laughter...)

I feel she should not drive, she should be always driven, she should always have a companion, and she should always be in the ecstasy of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. , God. I think she is very fortunate that GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. brought her into her being and she is walking on this path, she is very blessed. I know she is single, she is not married. And normally she might be thinking why do not I fix her marriage. Normally I do it all the time. I believe the hand of God who has guided her destiny, should guide her destiny all the way. Nothing we should do to interfere with it.

Hari Krishan Kaur, do you agree?

Student: (----).

YB: Oh! What do you mean publicly? I am willing to say in the Albuquerque general (?) to give a hat.

(Students' laughter...)

I believe and I say it very honestly to my heart every woman should have a companion. In our 3HO, our staff is not supposed to go even to the secretariat without the sevadarSevadar One who does seva. . And at sometimes I have accompanied myself. To just make it true that it is in the grace of every woman that she should be gracefully accompanied. I believe Hari Krishan Kaur deserved that. I think it's fantastic. Why not? What's wrong with her? If my declaration is of any value that's also I want you to go with me to Europe and enjoy it. You know why? I tell you right now why.

Last year I went to Europe and I enjoyed it very much and I missed you. You may not know I love you. It maybe your problem once a while. And this year I specially wanted you to go and enjoy it and see the fun of it. In my personality I just want you to be graceful, majestic because we want your life here and hereafter. Life here?

Students: And hereafter.

YB: And hereafter always be happy.

In America because of the slavery problem even for working for somebody we have become very negative. 'Oh! I am not your slave, you are not my slave.' I am teaching I am not your slaver, you are listening you are not my slave, right? But if I won't teach you, you won't listen, how you will live? How we progress, how we grow?

There was one slave, somebody had a slave and a man came to his house and he said, "You are a slave."

He said, "Yeah, I am slave, I am very happy."

He said, "What do you mean? How can slave be happy?"

He forgot, 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. has said slave to himself so many times. It is very, very easy to become a master; it is very difficult to maintain it. It is very, very easy to become a slave and it is super difficult to maintain it.

So he said, "Where are you from?"

He said, "I am from United States."

He said, "What do you do there?"

He said, "Wash dishes."

He said, "Well, I am slave, I wash dishes too."

He said, "But I am paid wages for washing dishes."

He said, "My master paid all the wages once for all. You know for how much he bought me for?"

He said, "How much for?"

He said, "He bought me with all his love and heart."

How can you understand what slave is? SevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. . SevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. means service without price. Who can do it? Slave of a God. Human cannot do it. None of you can do it. SevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. is only the privilege of those who are slave to God and slave to 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. . SevaSeva Selfless Service. the heart of the Aashram experience is serving each other. is not... If a slave will cook dal, it will be much sweeter than a egomaniac white robed American Sikh will cook it, I can tell you right now.

What I am saying today you don't understand and I don't want you to understand, but I just want to say it. You do not understand what slave is. I am slave to GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Ram Das Fourth Guru of the Sikhs. Ram DasGuru Ram Das Fourth Guru of the Sikhs. . And my highest achievement is to wash the prakarmaPrakarma , Parkarma Literally: A window to life. The marble pathway that surrounds the sacred pool and Golden Temple. . You think I am crazy, I believe you, yes I am. I am crazy. I am insane, I am mad, I am useless. But when I clean those prakarmaPrakarma , Parkarma Literally: A window to life. The marble pathway that surrounds the sacred pool and Golden Temple. , there is no king in the world like me and there is nothing more which can make me happy than that. Because Hari Mandir is the house of my master and I am a very, very humble slave. That's why people who come from SGPC and from Hari Mandir we serve them, we treat them with red carpet because they have come from the house of my 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. . I know you have not enjoyed or established that relationship yet. You might be finding a difficulty. But it is unfortunate. Once you know and feel 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. in your heart then all other feelings do not mean anything.

I have gone to visit Hari Mandir at the risk of my life because life doesn't mean anything. To go to GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's house, to go to the GurdwaraGurdwara Literally the door of the Guru; traditional place where Sikh worship services are held. , if the path is... There is a shabadShabad , Shabd Sound, especially subtle sound or sound imbued with consciousness. It is a property or emanation of consciousness itself. If you meditate on shabad it awakens your awareness. , I'll ask Jasbir to teach it to you. If there is a storm, if there is a sea in-between the two places whatever the most difficulty you can imagine if it is there, still to go and see the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's house, even your whole life can be at stake, it is worthwhile. And you come here before the Siri GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. GranthGranth Literally: knot: book. and because there is a long line you get upset.

I know our secretary of the religion is a Leo and she doesn't know how to talk. I admit my fault. I am willing to apologize to the entire sangat, because I selected her and I nominated her and I did a wrong thing. But also she has lot other qualities that's why I thought Leo's have ego therefore because of that ego she will learn it soon and she did learn soon. She learned fast. But I know she does not know how to talk. She should learn communication like me. People need explanation before they want to believe. This is a Aquarian ageAquarian Age The next in a succession of astrological ages each lasting roughly 2,000 years. Fully inaugurated in ad 2012, the Aquarian Age will witness a radical change in consciousness, human sensitivity, and technology. The central change of this new age emphasizes an increased sensitivity and evolution of our power of awareness and a new relationship to our mind. . I know, I believe. In Piscean age was I believe therefore I know. And that's her fault, my apologies for that.

I have told you my story, once I was asked to come before a mother superior for punishment. I went and she looked at me, she used to love me very much, she said, "Bhajan... Again?"

(Students' laughter...)

And I said, "Yes, mother."

"What you did this time?"

And I was in the line, other boys were getting punishment, you know, on the buttocks they hit you. And every time she intervened for me and I got free but this time she wanted to know what happened. I said, "Well, I didn't go to chapel."

She said, "Oh! My God, now this is between you and Christ, I can't help."

In everything else she will say, No, no. Let him go. I said, "Yeah, I know this is between me and Christ. So I'll defend myself this time."

So when I went before that lady sister, she said, "You didn't come to chapel?"

I said, "Yes."

"Where were you?"

I said, "I was there where I was."

"Answer me correctly where you were?"

I said, "I was outside my room sitting on the bench."

"What were you doing in the bench?"

I said, "I was meditating."

"What you were meditating on that?"

I said, "On the bell."

"Which bell?"

I said, "The chapel bell."

She said, "What? Why you were meditating on the chapel bell, are you crazy? What for you ring the bell?"

"Isn't that a divine message?"

She said, "Yes."

I said, "I was listening to it calmly and peacefully."

"But that bell means you should come."

I said, "That maybe for you lady, for me when the bell rings that's it."

(Students' laughter...)

I said, "I cannot move. If you want me in chapel on time then you stop ringing that bell. It's not going to be decided by hitting my buttocks..." I said, "You are crazy? Why you want to hit me? Did I hit you?" I said, "This is what Jesus Christ has taught you to hit people? You are going to hit me in the name of Christ? Are you?"

She said, "No, no, I am not going to hit you."

I said, "Then why you call me here?"

She said, "No, no, I wanted to know."

I said, "What do you want to know? You don't know how to meditate; you do not know what that bell means. All you know is what you know. I am telling you what I know."

She said, "No, no, don't argue you can go back."

I said, "I am not going back."

"What do you want?"

I said, "I want total exemption when that bell rings anybody comes or doesn't come shall not be punished."

And mother superior said, "Well, I think we can grant that."

(Students' laughter...)

"If people meditate, that's all what that Christ said. We want them in the chapel only for meditationMeditation Dhyan. It is a process of deep concentration or merger into an object or a state of consciousness. Meditation releases reactions and unconscious habits and build the spontaneous and intuitive link to awareness itself. so that they can love Christ, we don't want to hit people and hurt people. I think let Bhajan go this time again."

I said, "Far out."

(Students' laughter...)

I was a rebel, but a good one. Not neurotic, I said things from heart, not from head. I don't believe that you don't know GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. GranthGranth Literally: knot: book. Sahib; if you don't know Siri Siri Guru Granth Sahib Sacred compilation of the words of the Sikh Gurus as well as of Hindu, Muslim, Sufi, and other saints. It captures the expression of consciousness and truth derived when in a state of divine union with God. It is written in naad and embodies the transformative power and structure of consciousness in its most spiritual and powerful clarity. It is a source of many mantras. GuruSiri Guru Granth Sahib Sacred compilation of the words of the Sikh Gurus as well as of Hindu, Muslim, Sufi, and other saints. It captures the expression of consciousness and truth derived when in a state of divine union with God. It is written in naad and embodies the transformative power and structure of consciousness in its most spiritual and powerful clarity. It is a source of many mantras. 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. Siri Guru Granth Sahib Sacred compilation of the words of the Sikh Gurus as well as of Hindu, Muslim, Sufi, and other saints. It captures the expression of consciousness and truth derived when in a state of divine union with God. It is written in naad and embodies the transformative power and structure of consciousness in its most spiritual and powerful clarity. It is a source of many mantras. GranthSiri Guru Granth Sahib Sacred compilation of the words of the Sikh Gurus as well as of Hindu, Muslim, Sufi, and other saints. It captures the expression of consciousness and truth derived when in a state of divine union with God. It is written in naad and embodies the transformative power and structure of consciousness in its most spiritual and powerful clarity. It is a source of many mantras. Granth Literally: knot: book. SahibSiri Guru Granth Sahib Sacred compilation of the words of the Sikh Gurus as well as of Hindu, Muslim, Sufi, and other saints. It captures the expression of consciousness and truth derived when in a state of divine union with God. It is written in naad and embodies the transformative power and structure of consciousness in its most spiritual and powerful clarity. It is a source of many mantras. , you would not have been here. You are here because in previous life you had a relationship. You cannot be here, there is no way. The hand of God which has brought you here, the love of GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. which has brought you here, the word of GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. which keeps you here is very living phenomenon. Therefore I feel you are fantastic.

You know with the grace of God and GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 3HO family is one family where there is no black, no brown, no yellow, no pink, and no green. We have no color and size and height, right from Surya to 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. AmritAmrit , Aamrit The nectar of bliss; also the ceremony in which a person dedicates their life to the Khalsa. .

(Students' laughter...)

You know one day in the kitchen three girls were standing and one was telling other who is tall? And the tallest among them was Surya, can you believe that?

(Students' laughter...)

I couldn't believe that there can be somebody on this earth taller than Surya.

Side B

... Shorter, no, no, she became tall. There were two more shorter than her. And they were all doing that number I couldn't believe it.

If Leo doesn't have an ego and Virgo does not criticize, Aries can rest, Capricorn can also accommodate somebody, Pisces don't kill themselves with work, what other sign? Libra can once a while stabilize their situation, once a while. And Gemini's do not think six times in one moment. And Taurus's don't become insecure and Cancers do not cry, who else?

Students: (-----)

YB: And Scorpio do not mess their life through their second ChakraChakra , Chaakra The word connotes a wheel in action. It usually refers to the seven primary energy centers in the aura that align along the spine from its base to the top of the skull. Each chakra is a center of consciousness with a set of values, concerns, and powers of action associated with it. .

Students: (-----)

YB: And Aquarians do not cry unnecessarily without foundation. Sagittarians do not put their own foot in their mouth, world will be a heaven.

Actually the mankind took lot of years to find their animal nature. And they found out the animal nature is by the birth sign. So they found the birth sign. The idea to give you birth sign was that this is your animal nature, overcome it. Human nature is to overcome the?

Students: (-----)

YB: Animal nature. When I knew I am a Virgo, and the cusp of Leo I was very worried. And then I decided how to overcome it. Now criticism is my nature. Analyze anything is my faculty. And to do what I have to do is my personality. That's what that cusp is, 26th of August. And God is my totality. One is He, two is longing, three is half devil, half divine, four is cup of prayer, five is half of balance, six is man in prayer, seven is platform and levitation, eight is infinity, nine is God in blessing, zero is salvation. Now I am 8-8-11, 26th of August 1929. 29 means eleven, unchangeable number. You know how I changed my destiny? When I want to criticize somebody I do it through humor. I'll never say your nose is wrong or bad, I say your nose is beautiful, it looks likes a plum.

(Students' laughter...)

What you can do to me? Except laughing? I used to joke with some people like that.

I had a problem with one girl once. She always was mad against her nose; her nose was flat and big. She always asked me, "Should I get a nose job done?"

I said, "No, never do it."

She said, "Why not?"

I said, "When I'll have my own airplane I'll land on it."

(Students' laughter...)

She said, "What do you mean?"

I said, "You don't have a nose, you have airstrip."

(Students' laughter...)

You know there is a way of saying things, you can say anything you want to say but say it, not with a black humor.

Life is an ecstasy 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. . Projection, projection in absolute power lies in absolute?

Students: (-----)

YB: Projection in absolute power lies in absolute?

Students: (-----)

YB: Obedience. Now what are you doing? The absolute power is when you have absolute command; absolute command in polarity must have absolute obedience. That's why every pet becomes the master and every master becomes the pet. When you love your man he becomes your pet and you become the master. The idea is in absolute love, absolute love means absolute trust, absolute trust means absolute obedience, absolute obedience mean absolute command, absolute command means absolute love. Circle is complete.

Normally the life standard, the life projection of a 3HO member is point four more than any other individual. I am yet to see a single member... Even I have seen people especially those who have left 3HO. I met; personally I tried to make an appointment to see. In spite of the fact some people have dropped in their 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 the clarity of the 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. but still they had a good arc line.

Normally why people leave 3HO? I have seen there are two situations where people leave 3HO. One is sexual problem. And the base of that sexual problem is always sexual perversion. It can be mild, it can be severe, and a person who does not have sexual problem I don't think we should even worry that person will ever like to leave 3HO, it's not possible. I have seen in men and other people who have left, they have left because they could not handle their ego because the house of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. is the path of humble people. You forget my letter when I say 'humbly yours.' Do I not write that?

When I started writing 'humbly yours' I was told in America nobody writes like that. Word humble to you in your brain has been put in as very negative. But actually the highest test of divinity is when a person can humble himself or herself. Why? Go by my this quote. "All are humble before truth." All are humble before?

Students: Truth.

YB: To recognize that is to find the truth. To recognize that is to?

Students: Find the truth.

YB: You are all very fortunate, 'Na Guruda Na bura,' a man who doesn't have 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. his worth is nothing. You all have 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 shabadShabad , Shabd Sound, especially subtle sound or sound imbued with consciousness. It is a property or emanation of consciousness itself. If you meditate on shabad it awakens your awareness. Shabad Guru , Shabd Guru These are sounds spoken by the Gurus; the vibration of the Infinite Being which transforms your consciousness; the sounds and words captured by the Gurus in the writings which comprise the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Shabad Guru , Shabd Guru These are sounds spoken by the Gurus; the vibration of the Infinite Being which transforms your consciousness; the sounds and words captured by the Gurus in the writings which comprise the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. GuruShabad Guru , Shabd Guru These are sounds spoken by the Gurus; the vibration of the Infinite Being which transforms your consciousness; the sounds and words captured by the Gurus in the writings which comprise the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. 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. . ShabadShabad , Shabd Sound, especially subtle sound or sound imbued with consciousness. It is a property or emanation of consciousness itself. If you meditate on shabad it awakens your awareness. Shabad Guru , Shabd Guru These are sounds spoken by the Gurus; the vibration of the Infinite Being which transforms your consciousness; the sounds and words captured by the Gurus in the writings which comprise the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Shabad Guru , Shabd Guru These are sounds spoken by the Gurus; the vibration of the Infinite Being which transforms your consciousness; the sounds and words captured by the Gurus in the writings which comprise the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. GuruShabad Guru , Shabd Guru These are sounds spoken by the Gurus; the vibration of the Infinite Being which transforms your consciousness; the sounds and words captured by the Gurus in the writings which comprise the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. 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. .

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

And with the grace of God you got the shabadShabad , Shabd Sound, especially subtle sound or sound imbued with consciousness. It is a property or emanation of consciousness itself. If you meditate on shabad it awakens your awareness. Shabad Guru , Shabd Guru These are sounds spoken by the Gurus; the vibration of the Infinite Being which transforms your consciousness; the sounds and words captured by the Gurus in the writings which comprise the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Shabad Guru , Shabd Guru These are sounds spoken by the Gurus; the vibration of the Infinite Being which transforms your consciousness; the sounds and words captured by the Gurus in the writings which comprise the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. GuruShabad Guru , Shabd Guru These are sounds spoken by the Gurus; the vibration of the Infinite Being which transforms your consciousness; the sounds and words captured by the Gurus in the writings which comprise the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. 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. , you have the healthy, happy, holy family. It's called 3HO family. You have the guide, you have the guidance, you have the depth, and all you have to do is to find out... You have the dimension to recognize it and you have the direction to walk on it. I hope in the depth of your heart you will always be very grateful and happy. And sometime you are very worried you have problems.

Bibiji couldn't come here today because she was counseling one couple and after counseling she felt so weak that she asked me to be excused. And I could recognize that because when I started counseling that couple I also freaked out. And while they were being counseled, they fought so bitterly between themselves that it was suggested that their counseling should be postponed. They are not 3HO people, they are our friends and we do serve other people. When you say that you have a problem I say to you, look around and you will find you have one problem and the person in the other world has minimum a million problem. And some people should be correctly named Ms. Problem 3672 and Mr. Problem 930 million seventy-two. It's nothing to look to.

People have psychological, logical, ego. People have sociological, biological. People have personal, inter personal and projective personal problems. People have sexual, non-sexual, inter-sexual problems. People have problems with their eyes, with their nose, with their ears, with their mouth. They have problem with their neck, with their shoulders, with their breast and chest whatever they have. Some people have problems with their age, and they cannot gauge their age. People have problem with the mirror.

(Students' laughter...)

It is surprising. Mostly people have problem with their feet, with their toes, with their ankles, with their calves, with their knees, mostly you do not know you have thigh problem, that's why your calcium and magnesium is never together. You have problem with your lower back always like (?) here. So you have all these problems but still you are beautiful. Why? Because at least if once a while you can think about it, you can get rid of problems.

There are millions and millions of unfortunate people who do not know what to do with their problem. You know what to do with their problem and if you don't do it, it's your problem. You have only one problem. You know how to get rid of problems and you don't. Singh Kaur knows that she is supposed to come and get her neck adjusted, she didn't get it done. So she has a problem.

Student: (----).

YB: That's why perhaps SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. SimranSimran A deep meditative process in which the naam of the Infinite is remembered and dwelled in without conscious effort. had a neck problem today.

(Students' laughter...)

I don't know. I don't know, but you have a problem, right? And you have to solve it, right? That's true? I don't know how to solve it but you should find the way to solve it. It needs a second adjustment. Got it? I have got lot of problems.

(Students' laughter...)

Even living is a problem can you believe that?

(Students' laughter...)

Hari Krishan is not smiling, that's a problem. Keep smiling all the time. Didn't I tell you that? Is it a problem to smile all the time? Smile, God made you that way. Why not? Who knows whether sun will rise or not tomorrow? Why not to smile today?

Just remember, whenever there is a problem, there is a solution to it. You just wait. Hari Krishan, you know to swim? You know that? I'll see. How many people of you know how to swim?

Students: (-----)

YB: How many people know to swim? Raise your hands straight up. Across the ocean of life!

(Students' laughter...)

You all can because you all know how to go that is what DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. is. DharmaDharma A path of righteous living. It is both an ideal of virtue and a path of action that is infused with clear awareness and comprised of actions that are the soul in total synchrony with the universe. It is action without reaction or karma. is to swim across the ocean of?

Students: Life.

YB: This world is temporary, this is mayaMaya The creative power of the Creator that restricts and limits. It creates the sense of limitation that leads us to identify with experience, the ego, and things. Because of this it is often thought of as the illusion that blocks us from the spirit. But, as Guru Nanak (see Sikh Gurus) reminds us, you need not be attached to the productions of maya. Instead they can be used to serve and express the higher consciousness and spirit. Maya is simply Karta Purkh, the doing of the Great Being. Maya takes the ineffable into the realm of the measurable. . What time is now?

Student: (----).

YB: Accurate.

Now you can ask me questions. Yeah, Gurjan Kaur, what is the question?

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. Jan Kaur: Could you explain to us why when a woman is pregnant she keeps that a secret (?).

YB: According to the knowledge in the scriptures when a woman gets pregnant the metabolism started changing and she started proceeding to attract a soul. Soul is not granted that minute. This is totally, rottenly wrong that when woman gets pregnant and that spermatozoa gets into the egg it confirms the possibility of a situation happening and situation starts... A statue starts forming. A human statue starts?

Students: Forming.

YB: And it attracts a soul. Therefore, all good wishes till the soul enters are required and who knows who can act against it. Therefore, it is sacredly kept secret. That's why.

Yes.

Student: (----).

YB: Numbers in numerology?

Students: (-----)

YB: Numerology system is, you can know a person in couple minutes. The day is the root, the day?

Students: Root.

YB: The month is the trunk. Year is the destiny. Got it?

Student: (----).

YB: It's too complicated. Okay, one is he, H E, he means God, and one is God. So they called one is He, two is longing. Longing to belong. Three is half devil, half divine because you cut eight it ends up in two threes. Three is half devil. Four is cup of prayer. Five is half of balance. Six half of balance, Libra. Five is half of balance, six is man in prayer. Man in prayer. Seven is platform of levitation. Platform of levitation. Eight is infinity. Nine is God in blessing. Zero is infinity. Zero is?

Students: Infinity.

YB: That's why eight is infinity, there are two zeros, one over the other. Eleven is the only unchangeable number. Eleven never changes. Eleven cannot be plussed. One and one, eleven doesn't make two. Eleven remains eleven. Now this is how you do. You take the date first...

Students: (-----)

YB: Eleven means you cannot even be changed by God, period. It is a given set destiny. Mine is eleven over twelve, because nineteen twenty-nine, add it, how much it comes to? It is eleven. And nineteen means nine plus one means, ten means one. So when eleven is added one becomes twelve. So under eleven comes twelve, twelve means two plus one means three. So my destiny number is eleven over three. It means it's a set work that YogiYogi One who has attained a state of yoga (union) where polarities are mastered and transcended. One who practices the disciplines of yoga and has attained self-mastery. Bhajan will deal with devilish natures and devils and idiots and make them divine, because three is half devil, half divine. So this is my job. I didn't make it.

Student: (----).

YB: No, no, no. Twenty-two becomes four, thirty-three becomes six, forty-four becomes eight but eleven never changes, yes.

Student: (----).

YB: Ten is one? Ten means one. Yeah.

Student: (----).

YB: Process is first is the date, date is your root. All right, give me a paper and pencil. Okay, speak a date.

Student: (----).

(Students' laughter...)

YB: Eleven date, eight, fifty-two. Eleven.

Student: (----).

YB: Month?

Student: (----).

YB: No, that's not the way to speak. It is then 8-11-52. That means eight, eleven, and seven over eight. Beautiful. Now listen to this. Eight is the date root, eleven is the trunk, seven is the destiny, eight is the performance on the earth. So that means the person is infinite, his character, his life, his destiny, his way of life everything is unchangeable, it is set. Seven means platform of levitation, in 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. this person will be happy, in lower 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. this person will be miserable and eight means infinity, his all actions ultimately must direct towards God otherwise there is nothing but misery. Whose is this?

Student: (----).

YB: Yours? Good. That's how you read it. One more.

Students: (-----)

YB: No, one, one.

Students: (-----)

YB: Seventeen, eleven, forty-nine. It is eight, eleven, thirteen over fourteen. That means four over five. Eight is infinity, root is very divine, circumstances are very divine, eleven is the life and is set towards godliness, the problem is between thirty. That means four. That means it can only be achieved by nothing else by prayer and five is the person has to keep balance on this earth. Don't lose your head and heart both, keep going, that's it. This numerology is so simple that if you know how to calculate anybody you don't have to go through a psychoanalysis and this problem and you can just simply write it down and know it and work it out. Yes you?

Student: (----).

YB: Cup of prayer means your cup is cup empty, with a prayer you should fill it. That's called cup of prayer. That is my dear, cup of prayer means. Yeah.

Student: (----).

YB: Yeah, we pick up your name by destiny and we use the numerology in the system. Perhaps we use... I use the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. shabadShabad , Shabd Sound, especially subtle sound or sound imbued with consciousness. It is a property or emanation of consciousness itself. If you meditate on shabad it awakens your awareness. , when I meditate I take the hokum, I just remember the first line and if I have to do that I keep up the destiny and take the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. 's word and then make the meaningful destiny nameSpiritual Name , Destiny Name A practice begun by Yogi Bhajan that gives a spiritual aspirant an anchor within a new identity and practice - a chance to begin again and choose destiny over fate. Nirinjan Kaur Khalsa, Yogi Bhajan's Chief of Staff, was trained by Yogi Bhajan to continue this practice of receiving a new spiritual name. Please see for more information. out of it. Yeah.

Student: (----).

YB: Forgot the question?

Student: (----).

YB: It's all right. Sometime we can twist the hand of God, there is no problem.

Yeah Dr. Soram is coming tomorrow remember?

Student: (----).

YB: He told me to tell you. Don't forget to get a family pass.

(Students' laughter...)

Don't blush.

All right, what is your question?

Student: (----).

YB: It is always on the drop of hundred twentieth day and start of that one minute of the conception. It's very accurate like sunrise and sunset. Yeah, Taran Taran Kaur?

Student: (----).

YB: You are talking of one, I talk of millions. The only idea is that we want the woman to just meditate and chant and be divine because these hanging souls which we call them ghosts they also can seek freedom. So that's a very particular moment and time of life.

Student: (----).

YB: It is on tape.

Student: (----).

YB: Yeah.

Student: (----).

YB: Liberation is, this is what liberated soul does, liberated soul guides all the relatives in generations and in surroundings to liberty, number one. All friends, all the faithful are guided. Liberated soul is a source of joy, comfort and happiness to all living beings on earth.

Student: (----).

YB: Did you hear that? Was it on tape?

Student: (----).

YB: I don't like ladies.

(Students' laughter...)

Why should I like ladies? I have them. People like who don't have anything. Like and dislike is not my quality. I don't love anybody either. I don't want to hate, why should I love? I use this word I love you as a communication. Nobody understands me, why should I love you. Are you confused? I am very good at it.

(Students' laughter...)

I even confuse SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. SimranSimran A deep meditative process in which the naam of the Infinite is remembered and dwelled in without conscious effort. most of the time.

Student: (----).

YB: I am very clever, if not intelligent. But I am not intellectual at all. I am practical. Intellectual means you know the truth and know the truth and do nothing. Practical means know the truth and go ahead. Like and dislike, hate and love are levels, are levels. But when you become totally devotee and in the devotion you find the trust, then life does not mean anything. Then life becomes destiny of infinity. When I found my trust in GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Ram Das Fourth Guru of the Sikhs. Ram DasGuru Ram Das Fourth Guru of the Sikhs. I can trust everybody, I don't care. It's not something... I don't play games, neither I mean to play games. Because it's too shallow to play little games, it's too ridiculous.

What happened to... Where is she? Jasbir?

Student: (----).

YB: What?

Students: (-----)

YB: Oh! She is sick?

Student: (----).

YB: Oh! She has little trouble with her back. She has two kidneys what is wrong with it. One can work for the other, no big deal. Jasbir has problems? Are you sure? Jasbir, the messenger of goodwill, how can she have problem? Oh! She is a Cancer.

(Students' laughter...)

You are right. She has to have a problem. If Leos do not do some weird things in a month they think they have lost their identity.

(Students' laughter...)

And if Cancer does not make some excuse for some medical purposes they think they have lost their identity too.

(Students' laughter...)

If Gemini's do not worry they think the heavens have fallen apart. And if Virgo can relax and not criticize they think they do not exist. And if Aries do not push, forget it. And if a Capricorn can agree and not hide herself or himself the zodiac is not true. And if Sagittarians do not try to hurt themselves they must be all totally angels. If Librans do not fluctuate I promise you but, I said that but; Librans are nothing but Mr. & Ms. But.

(Students' laughter...)

I mean, if you know somebody's zodiac forget it. If Taurus's do not create lot of dust cloud, dust cloud they call it, dust cloud, they have no charm in life. Very dramatic, I am going to kill you!

Once I met a man he was Taurus, he said, "I am going to kill you!"

I said, "Just why don't you go and eat chapattis? Why you kill me for what? You can't kill me."

He said, "Why not?"

I said, "You are a Taurus, you just threaten lot, get out of here, ridiculous."

Have you seen those boars, they take their hoof and make whole dust on them?

(Students' laughter...)

Have you seen that? How many there are Taurus's in this class? Raise your hands.

Students: (-----)

YB: Oh! My God, did I say something very offending? That's true, zodiac.

Student: (----).

YB: Scorpio is, touch my back and I tell you who is the leader. Once a line of Scorpios was going and one man came and he said, "Who is leader among you?"

The Scorpio said, "Touch my back and I'll give you the taste of it."

Scorpios are Scorpios. But Scorpio is a double sign, it has eagle in it. When they are high and they fly there is nothing to touch them. But when they are on ground oh! God you know... At least when snake bites you, it kills you, when scorpion bites you, neither it kills you nor it lets you live.

(Students' laughter...)

You are hanging in-between. Yeah.

Student: (----).

YB: I am not sure you can enter practicing 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. after three minutes of it. But one thing is granted-you shall go through ShaktiShakti The creative power and principle of existence itself. Without it nothing can manifest or bloom. It is feminine in nature. Pad. That's granted, and at ShaktiShakti The creative power and principle of existence itself. Without it nothing can manifest or bloom. It is feminine in nature. Pad, your faith is your teacher. Because what is ShaktiShakti The creative power and principle of existence itself. Without it nothing can manifest or bloom. It is feminine in nature. Pad? Your ego will stand before you and you will deny the teacher. If you can avoid denying the teacher you can go through it, if you once do that mistake... I had that tragedy in my life.

Once somebody called me on the phone, and she said to me, "Sir, is that as a teacher you have to push to me to the last?"

I said, "That is not sure, I just want to always give you advice."

She said, "You are not my teacher then."

I said, "I accept it."

And she hung the telephone, after half an hour I called her back, I said, "You know what you have done?"

She said, "No, that was a mistake."

I said, "But you must understand there is no redemption for it."

That one line has no redemption-'I deny you as my teacher.' Or 'I don't accept you as my teacher,' or 'You are not my teacher,' that's it. That's all you have to say in your life.

Yeah.

Student: (----).

YB: That's it. It is ridiculous even to think of the destiny of that person. Waste of time. (?). The person has not guidance from the heavens. That one line can totally disconnect you. That person will never go back on a spiritual path; he can go to any 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. , guidance anything. Yeah.

Student: (----).

YB: No, no, children have no problem, it is when you have 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 you have life, when you accept a teacher, teacher comes to your life. Some of you are lucky you got teacher, you were very young. Some of you... A Gursikh of the GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. is lucky, when he is born 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. is right there. Siri GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. GranthGranth Literally: knot: book. . Moment he wakes up to the sense and realize it, that is the fortune. Yeah.

Student: (----).

YB: He didn't... It is a question whether you accept it or not, you said it. And when they give their head GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. Guru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. Gobind SinghGuru Gobind Singh Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. had no option. And there was a prayer of Mai Pago. The divine mother intervened. That's a very heavy situation.

Do you know or you will like to believe that I still do not recognize the face of my grandfather and my teacher, I never ever looked at their face. But I can accurately draw their feet. I mean this is a 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. ; it's not what you know or what I know. Yeah.

Student: (----).

YB: 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. , GurbaniGurbani Word of the Guru, Refers particularly to the words from the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Gurbani Kirtan Devotional singing of Gurbani. KirtanGurbani Kirtan Devotional singing of Gurbani. , shabadShabad , Shabd Sound, especially subtle sound or sound imbued with consciousness. It is a property or emanation of consciousness itself. If you meditate on shabad it awakens your awareness. , reading the Siri GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. GranthGranth Literally: knot: book. , understanding the meaning of it, being in touch with it, being in touch with Siri GuruGuru That which takes us from ignorance to knowledge; from darkness, gu, to light, ru. It can be a person, a teaching, or in its most subtle form - the Word. GranthGranth Literally: knot: book. and it can touch your heart you can immediately change. I don't feel there is any difficulty. It's a word of those whom God loved. And when you recite those words God shall love you.

Student: (----).

YB: No, ShaktiShakti The creative power and principle of existence itself. Without it nothing can manifest or bloom. It is feminine in nature. Pad only comes once. Either it will totally destroy you and you will deny your teacher and you will be off or you will accept it and you go through it once, then nothing can happen. ShaktiShakti The creative power and principle of existence itself. Without it nothing can manifest or bloom. It is feminine in nature. Pad comes... For everything there cannot be two punishments, only once. Yes.

Student: I do not understand what ShaktiShakti The creative power and principle of existence itself. Without it nothing can manifest or bloom. It is feminine in nature. Pad is....

YB: I don't know either, but I went through it. Mine was very light. Mine was very polite. All I did wrong was I just imagined I knew it well, 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. , my teacher loves me very much, and this Tibetan Lama, who is Lama (?) Po, he is not going to be 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. , next will be me, that's all I did. One day God! My teacher Sant Hazara Singh got so mad at me, what he did to me only I remember it very vividly but it was very painful. Yep.

Student: (----).

YB: If I have to do what?

Student: (----).

YB: Oh! I can engage her.

Student: (----).

YB: No, no, one day perhaps God will sit in me and I'll do it.

(Students' laughter...)

I don't know. To me Hari Krishan is very divine. (?). The word itself makes the entire environment painless. When I named her Hari Krishna... There are two places. Gurjan's ashramAshram , Aashram A community of practitioners who come together to live conscious, mindful lives. in Hartford, it's called 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. Hari Krishan's ashramAshram , Aashram A community of practitioners who come together to live conscious, mindful lives. . And the other one I know is Hari Krishan Kaur. Anybody else is Hari Krishan here?

Students: (-----)

YB: Yeah, 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. Dev Kaur's daughter, that saved the whole thing, do you believe? Hari Krishan helped Hari Krishan and whole family got saved. You know how beautiful Hari Krishan... Hari Krishan acted in such a graceful way and such a sacrifice and she almost dumped thirty thousand dollars I do not know more or less just to save a situation. A situation. Who else could have done? Except Hari Krishan. I like the girl.

Sit down, sit down, sit down we have to see what is it. Hey, somebody come here, check up these cards.

(Students' laughter...)

Now today she is acting very cordial, you know.

(Students' laughter...)

Otherwise you all know SatSat Existence; what is; the subtle essence of Infinity itself. SimranSimran A deep meditative process in which the naam of the Infinite is remembered and dwelled in without conscious effort. . She is a good worker, she means well. She is a long horn.

(Students' laughter...)

YB: It's all right; I mean it's okay. She tests your patience and your obedience and your... She does her job.

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