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Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®
Includes Meditation to Rest the Mind July 16, 1990 There are things in our life that make us go, make us move. We want to discover, we want to know, we want to grow, we want to have; do you know what the motive is behind all that? There is a force in all of us; inherited force they call it. We have this most powerful inherited force, which keeps us moving. “Who is this person, what is his name, where does he come from, where is he going, what is it he wants?” You see all that? You all do it. “Who has moved into my neighborhood?” Anxiety, curiosity, power, knowledge, politics, money, richness, reach, connection, friendship, name anything; but there is one force only, which makes us move. Do you know the name of that force? Anybody? Anybody know that force, which makes us move? Students: (inaudible) Yogi Bhajan: That is what creates the curiosity. Student: (inaudible) Yogi Bhajan: Prana? Prana comes and goes. Prana is a life force. “May the force be with you.” Destiny is already measured, its opposite is fate, either you get city A or you get city B. Student: (inaudible) Yogi Bhajan: Love? Ummhmm! Ego identifies you. Yeah. Student: (inaudible) Yogi Bhajan: Adi Shakti, the Primal Force, is for everybody. Without that there exists nothing, neither was, nor is, nor shall be. Come on please! Student: (inaudible) Yogi Bhajan: Thought is the Primal Force. Thought, which is given to you because of your intellect. As long as you have intellect you have a thousand thoughts per wink of the eye, the most powerful thing in you, but this doesn’t move. If it goes away, you are dead. That is God. Think about it. Body? Student: (inaudible) Yogi Bhajan: Subtle body, radiant body has nothing to do with this primary thing, which makes us move. Yeah? Student: (inaudible) Yogi Bhajan: Faith moves the mountain when they are very heavy but initially it doesn’t move. (Students laugh) Yeah? Student: (inaudible) Yogi Bhajan: Desire? Hmm. Desire of what? Student: (inaudible) Yogi Bhajan: Base of desire is what? Student: (inaudible)
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you are searching— and this search continues after death. nor I am. Doubt not. but when you speak like that. If you know the reality you shall have no doubt. you will not doubt that it is a snake. Doubt not there is a doubt. you have one thing that is the most strong in you. What can we do so that we do not doubt. The purpose in life is how to get out of all this.Yogi Bhajan: That’s romantic. all graceful. Everything you do is to remove your doubt. God becomes Infinite. action and reaction. Anybody have an answer? Student: (inaudible) Yogi Bhajan: Listen to the unknown how? Student: (inaudible) Yogi Bhajan: Meditate for what? Japa to achieve what? Intuition. But when there is no doubt.kundaliniresearchinstitute. When there is no doubt then you become Dharam. Yogi Bhajan: See how ugly it looks! Immediately question comes to you. total. there is a doubt. I am. A human being has to raise his kundalini. reality—in‐between there is Karam or Karma. In Dharam. You are the product of duality. Baram: doubt. That’s what the purpose of life really is. actually? Don’t doubt there is a doubt. and doubt makes you continue. which makes you continue researching and looking into the affairs of others and your own. Whether you use it for noble purposes or for horrible purposes there is no problem. The answer is doubt. how to achieve a status and move from doubt to reality? That is the main question of every person. You want to reach out and find out what is beyond duality. what are we saying? You can’t even accept it. duality. which is called doubt. Cause or sequence you can start. an action and a reaction. You shall not doubt if you can intuitively know what reality is. but you don’t have faith. that God becomes human. sequence and consequence. and there is a cause and effect. If you feel that normal doubting is a process of life. Soul has no dimension. Students: Doubt not there is a doubt. Doubt is doubt. where there is no Baram. From day one. you come to your basic. Agam Agochar Paar Brahm Parameshwar Jann Hoya. why not? You don’t want to hear the others words. Only it changes bodies. it’s one simple part of that Infinite unit called life.org © The Teachings of Yogi Bhajan . I am. which 2 www. Between Dharam and Baram—doubt and your totality. You even doubt your faith. Effect you cannot escape. Neither I was. If you saw a rope in the pathway but you know it is a rope. initial integrity: I am. The dormant power. too romantic. Doubt not there is a doubt. You can’t accept both sentences. moving force in you is doubt. consequences you must face. you are trying to make and collect money. You know what it means. Cause you can cause. So there is a doubt. It makes no difference. Infinity. Where there is no doubt. Now. cause and effect. Baram. it is too much or too little or reasonable doesn’t make difference. but just I am. You say that you have faith. doubt. what happens. You understand that? As long as there is a cause and an effect. there is Dharam. Speak it. nor I shall be. then what happens? When there is no doubt. “doubt not”. The motivating. there is no Baram. a sequence and a consequence.
we think we know. that you can depart gracefully. we can leave. has to raise itself to open your intuition for you. you want comforts. more hollow you will become. so how can you arrive to your next station gracefully? Give me a break. you want to be rich among people. all right. run and run and run. I am not talking of power. endless reach. one proposition to another proposition. fine. endless doubt. You will find people. to wait for a minute. that is when it becomes a reality.” because you do not know where are you going. But by the time you reach the door of death you have totally made it a habit to search and search and search. to the point that you can’t even stop. at that time of departure. you want attention. but nobody prepares for it. you want to be powerful. I am talking about a living human being. There will be courage: you will keep on living. that hollowness and that shallowness. You want to be popular among people. and in the end. more world you conquer. but just look inside. the Mother Earth.is in all of you. may I go?” Then you lie down and you look around. many. which you drop in your subconscious. ultimately brings you to the door of death. everything you have will look like nothing to you. everybody faces. with a high speed and a high velocity. they can’t turn back and say. thank you. you want to show off among people. The gravity of the Earth’s magnetic field is so powerful. nobody can stop it. the more spread there is. Otherwise. all the wealth is nothing to you. I grant you that you can do everything. you want to attract. one hassle to another hassle.” That magnetic orbit. Life will continue. That moment of tragedy. “Thank you. Mother Earth”? Can you say with confidence that you know where you will be going? Neither can you know. many people. Maya is so beautiful and we are all forgetful. among a million people. “You did not even say ‘thank you’ to me. “Mom. and everybody knows they have to face it. What next? Endless research. There shall be no comfort. all that you want and all that is granted you will be useless. at that moment. I am leaving. you are all fake. you know. who has lived purposelessly and painfully. hang in the ether. which in an airplane. which has been haunting you. I am not talking of God. majority of the people. Otherwise. which you ignored at the time. I am not talking of a religion. we think we are graceful. That moment when you realized the life you lived was in vain. You will stay sixty to eighty years. Mother Earth. The more powerful you become the more miserable you will become. That is when that emptiness. You do not stop for a minute to say. one situation to another situation.org © The Teachings of Yogi Bhajan . one day to another day. our soul cannot leave. the magnetic field. one date to another date. which has no duality. we think we are successful. What is Dharam? Dharam is a solid sense of Divinity. there shall be one person who will stand for his inner value. I am not talking of a yoga class. These are the questions. it annoys the hostess. whatever the case is. but. the more shallow you will be. but you will live from one doubt to another doubt.kundaliniresearchinstitute. We think we are beautiful. Have you achieved a status that at the last minute you can stop for a moment and say “Thank you. 3 www. endless effort. These are the questions for which you become unconscious. you want to be acknowledged. realizes the habit has grown so powerful. Then she gets so angry. You left without saying “thank you”. she says. without that.
If you don’t follow all that. ocean and water changes. who bothers. don’t go left. Tidal wind comes. Come what may buoy remains buoy. True? Right? You may look at it or or not. Every country. we say. Exactly. you feel everything. you have all the virtues. Sadhana means that I am myself. high and low. desires and reaching. it is beyond feeling. but if. it is beyond emotions. tsunami comes. When you start looking at life from that angle. There is a purpose. try to know where you come from.org © The Teachings of Yogi Bhajan . you don’t follow a religion. or prayer. You know. there is a direction in it. hate it from the very core of my heart because it is such an intoxication. it is beyond demand. So. When you study all religions. you have every wealth. to be there forever is Infinity. but it tells you that if you don’t mind the buoy. It is there. that is his Sadhana. Even if it’s taken in the middle of a huge wind and storm. Prabhupati. Religion is supposed to give you the art and science of reaching your own reality. but 4 www. such a non‐reality. To be there is a trust. I don’t know. honest to God. No human is above it. you can perform all the miracles. there is a faith. or asking. then. storm and calm. all about all religions. it tells you stay away. Religion should tell you good and bad. as a husband and wife have their understanding. the Library of Congress is the biggest library. commotions. I really. waves come. Aradhana means that I have experienced myself. it tells you don’t come near me. It tells you the depth of the water. therefore. be happy. when it’s all gone. That’s why people lean to religion. weather and seasons change. If there are two buoys then they tell you to walk in‐between. buoy is buoy. If you read 50 books a day.” these are the three questions. and you read for a hundred years. every reach. Then you can sing that song “Don’t worry.I am not against religion. there is a sign. you will very calmly be you and sail through. Whatever his Sadhana is. a person has to become a standardized Self. To be there is to be that buoy—and that is for every soul. feelings. it will become absolutely without problem for you.kundaliniresearchinstitute. you should try to know where you are going. Aradhana. I don’t know. heavens and lightning changes. If you know everything. in the ocean there is one little thing? A kind of marker what you call it? Buoy. not for rituals. “who am I. Ships and boats and salesmen and swimmers and people go by. These questions. In the ocean of turmoil. every place has books and books and books. you do not know who you are at the time of your exit. the story of your life is to become that. It is only being—Self. it is beyond lust. His and her Sadhana is a Sadhana. Now. at that moment. honest to God. three lines can sum it up: Sadhana. don’t go right and make it to the other side. it comes up. I came. land and its dimension changes. you can say. As the world ocean is. you have all the occult powers. ocean becomes calm. Religion gives you knowledge but no practice. you will come to conclude nothing. There are libraries. Perhaps God took a test of me and made me a religious man. everything about religion. you have no permit for entry to the next stage. I am going. every religion. you will meet a disaster. there is an instruction. still.” Does buoy worry? It’s always happy. to be there is answering a call of duty. which everybody has been asked and shall be asked and has been asking for centuries. but I hate it. where do I come from and where do I have to go. Prabhupati means I understand the understanding between me and God.
But. the light of God to shine on you. nobody obeys it. Be flexible. the chances of prayerfulness.that great buoy stands by itself forever. In Sikh religion they call it Cherdi Kala. immobile truth. by itself. everlasting. and not only to reach it but to cash in on it. Guiding everybody. that is why some people hassle more. Knowingly. if a woman has not vastness and depth. It can stand the eye of the cyclone. they feel it is on sale. you see it. you can share with others. In the Western world we call it inner voice. from time immemorial. nor it is subjective. To meet that challenge in our character. you can absolutely help others. Infinite. If you are deep. always and forever. but totally silent. so we may remain a totally Infinite strength. Millions of passengers come and go. to reach your destiny. the guiding power to guide you. you can carry others. otherwise you can hit and get hurt. and time ever shall be. She is not worth a granule of sand. the serpent power. Because when you are less rich. and praying. If you are full of strength. it can stay steady in turmoil. without action and reaction: Atat Paro Brahmam Tahiye Samo Samithri. When you are rich. and the hand of God to protect you. If a if a woman has no character.org © The Teachings of Yogi Bhajan . If you have a lot of endurance. and in the Yoga. A road sign is there today. Though they have not seen any shop. This life has a procedure and it has a purpose. It does not change. Without Thou. we call it Kundalini. some less. it is the human’s guiding strength. Knowingly. it stands there with a triangle and says yield. she is not a woman. millions of cars drive by. That is why life has a challenge. and in the East. showing everybody the path but without any radiation. are more. You watch it. We call it the inner voice. the soul shall be just a pure part of God. you don’t see it. Neither it grows. chances are less. there are ways to elevate ourself. with your light. This is the story of this life. if a woman has no consistency. These are the requirements of you. this is the story of the soul. Like a road sign. but that road sign says yield. the strength of the spirit to be with you. helping them to reach the harbor. to bring firmness and standard and depth in our character. we call it Dribdrishti. its cause and effect is nothing but pure happiness. alerts you. In the entire ocean. it is the power to alert you. nobody cares for it. you don’t watch it. If you are standardized in your temperament. dangerous and treacherous rocks. to eliminate weaknesses. It’s the same thing. Every 5 www. Woman is not only the symbol of it. tomorrow. to time now. nor it is objective: it is. like a lighthouse on the tremendous. it is. Give somebody the right of way. yesterday. millions of weather changes. The guiding science. nor it becomes small. and God shall be the whole part of that soul. it will always say yield. You think you can buy God with money—that’s the tragedy of the human. she is the most dominant example. all that there is happens. In the scripture. you can resprout.kundaliniresearchinstitute. It shines at night. consistent. Some do. It has a reach in order to produce the projection. Constant. showing the ship the way to safety. many don’t. and during the day you can see it. In the ancient scriptures they call it Kundalini. acknowledged and always to be. nor it dims. That’s why some people are more rich and less rich. and in the world of science we call it the Neutral Mind. we call it intuition.
charms and enchants. it’s called Q position. to give you that solid Divinity. huduk‐hoo. in hospital? The “O” position is a little better. “Why I am changing?” Can you not learn from your own beat of your heart? It is always there. it’s called tongue. The words are Harsingh. most mischievous instrument in this body. sohang. two or three hours for the whole week.) Have you seen it. Narsingh. Go to a Synagogue or a Gurdwara or a Temple or a Mosque. it can do everything. and touches the upper palate on which there is a point for the hypothalamus. the diminishing doubt and non‐reality. When tongue is out. each time the hypothalamus helps the gray matter to make the neurons make a pattern. it can change all the neurons of the brain and organize your system. It’s not experience. once a pattern is made to be complete within itself. I am not telling you what the mantra is. Each time you repeat correctly. Neel you all know 6 www. Actually. It has no bone. now. Say it again and again and again. hudukhoo. Every shepherd has a herd of sheep. It can also give you intuition. the Muslim does five prayers. It can destroy you or it can make you. have fun. go to church. the Hindu will seek five dakshinas. and puts a flock together. hum. The tongue is very intelligent. The breath has a sound. You know that Q position? Your mouth is like this. God is found. he adds a little bit of psychology. sohang. which is why in the whole Siri Guru Granth there is only one commandment. huduk‐hoo. hum. they call it the “Q” position. Singh means lion.org © The Teachings of Yogi Bhajan . When your tongue comes out. why do you not ask yourself. it means that within a few days the guy is going to go. so he can get their milk. and play his flute—that is existence. Har means God. Big English. it can live in 32 solid teeth and seldom get bitten. the Sikh will read five Banis. It is one little piece of meat in the mouth. Get up on Sunday. your own capacity. the Buddhists will chant five mantras. But this tongue is a very unique and powerful thing. Harsingh Narsingh Neel Narayan. you are dead. you will find it. If you see your heart is beating constantly and beautifully. Narsingh. Nobody listens to one’s own beat in order to beat the insecurity. Do you magnify it sometimes with your stethoscope? You put it on a speaker. et cetera. hudukhoo. too: sohang. It can do you in. and it is one word— Jap—which means repeat.religious man is little sharp. tongue is not out. the other says. sohang. which you need. You don’t have to learn from a dictionary. this is just the literary meaning. One says Thou is. et cetera. Meditation to Rest the Mind Begins Here See end of lecture for a complete write‐up. If the tongue starts moving. this is the sound of the heart: huduk‐hoo. have their wool. I am telling you what the literary meanings are. It’s very intelligent. in a permutation and combination. Now tonight. (Yogi Bhajan demonstrates. huduk‐hoo. the literal meaning. sohang. et cetera. It has 32 eating animals around it. I’ll ask you to chant this mantra. that is—that’s all. hum. it can make you go down and it can make you go up. male lion God.kundaliniresearchinstitute. It can give you what nothing else can give you. makes up a few stories. But there is a one. That’s all they both say. when you find it is not changing. But nobody is taught the God and His link with the heart. each time it stimulates the meridians. huduk‐hoo.
fixed. pull tight.means blue. let it go. inhale deep. hold it tight. You can either speak with the whole tongue or with the tip of the tongue.kundaliniresearchinstitute. let it go. If you speak with the whole tongue it won’t work. (Harsingh Narsingh Neel Narayan is played) Inhale deep. consolidate and bring your mind to rest. breathe more. poor thing becomes useless. Inhale again. with a powerful breath. you know that? When the optical nerve sits. Narsingh . Put your eyes on the tip of your nose. spotless. inhale deep again. Trikuti Drishti. Harsingh. 7 www. inhale deep. . Narayan you know as that which has no spots. Now. . exhale. hold the breath. (the warrants and the handcuffs) of your mind are when you put your eyes at the tip of the nose. what you have to do is use your upper palate and the tip of the tongue. Mind cannot be arrested. the mind cannot move.org © The Teachings of Yogi Bhajan .
Eyes: Tip of the Nose. Chant with the tip of the tongue and the upper palate. hold the breath and pull tight. the warrants and the handcuffs of the mind are when you put your eyes at the tip of the nose. –Yogi Bhajan 8 www. Inhale again. 1990 Posture: Comfortable Meditative Posture Mudra: Rest your hands in your lap. Narsingh means male lion.Meditation to Rest Your Mind Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan® July 16. The right thumb rests on top of the left. inhale deep again.kundaliniresearchinstitute. saakhat nindak dusht mathaayan God the Protector takes care of the universe.org © The Teachings of Yogi Bhajan . guroo sikh guroo singh har har gayan. chant Har Har. becomes useless. whaa‐hay guroo whaa‐hay guroo. poor thing. all karmas are cleared. you know that? When the optical nerve sits. Narayan means spotless.” Neel you all know is blue. Har singh nar singh neel naaraayan. The mind. har har dhiayan. also called Trikuti Drishti Mantra: Har Singh Nar Singh Neel Narayan. with a powerful breath. Mind cannot be arrested. Those who live in God’s consciousness and power. right hand resting in the left. Narsingh Neel Narayan. the mind cannot move. let it go. Time: 11 minutes Comments: Har means God. exhale. “Harsingh. exhale. Singh means lion. suspend the breath. To end: Inhale deep. Those who vibrate God’s Name and relate to God. fixed. Meditate on Wahe Guru and live in that ecstasy.
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