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THE GORAKH BODH.....

This is a very obscure text of the Nathas, conducted in the form of questions from Gorakh (Gorakhnath) to Macchendra (Matsyendranath). The English translation, from a Hindi text, was published at the beginning of the century and is out of copyright.
The Gorakhbo dh

(Svami), , , ए Teacher. ए आप प आप : प

आप ) औ

( ए

Gosain, औ

ए? To start with, what ideal (lacch) , प (आ lacch) ए? Do tell me for you are the true

should the disciple put before him? ए

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Macchendra -- Let the unattached (awadhu, avadhuta) live at the monastery (hat) or be on the road, resting in the shadow of the trees; he should renounce desire, cruelty, greed, delusion, and the illusion of Samsar (Kama, Krodha, Lobha, Moha and Samsar ki Maya); he should hold converse (gosht) with himself and contemplate the Endless (Ananta); he should sleep little and eat little. - Macchendra) (awadhu, avadhuta आ , औ ए live thus. Macchendra. आ Macchendra , ए () gosht प ( औ प ए, ठ ) प , ,प , ); ( ए. Thus speaks . [2] [2] ,

Samsar (Kama , Krodha, Lobha, Moha औ Samsar ) औ . In the beginning the disciple should

G What should he see, what contemplate, and what treat as the essence (sar); with what should he shave his head and with the knowledge of what should he try to cross (the ocean of Samsar)? ए, ,औ ) ए एआ प प (,

एऔ ए ए प ?

)

Samsar

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M He should see himself, contemplate the Endless (Ananta), and fix upon Reality as the essence; he should shave his head with (or after receiving) the word of the teacher (Guru ka Shabda), and should cross over with the aid of Divine knowledge (Brahma Gyana). ए , ए( ( ( ), औ ) . [4] [4] (, औ प ) ठ प एप ए ) ,

Shabda

G What is the teaching (upadesh) of the Guru's order or doctrine (Ades)? ) (Ades upadesh () ) (Shabda) आ (Sunya ? ? ?

Where does the void (Sunya) reside? Who is the Guru of the word (Shabda)?

M The most wonderful (anupam) is the teaching of the Guru (Ades); the void (Sunya) resides within us and Realisation (parcha or parichaya) is the Guru of the word (shabda). ए ; (Sunya) parichaya ( ). [6] [6] (( ( प )) (Ades औ

(parcha) shabda

G What is the form (rupa) of the mind (mana)? प )) breath (pavana)? control be effected? प ? प ( ( प )

? What is the appearance (akar) of the vital pavana () akar )? औ

What is the direction (disa) of the ten and through which door can the

M The void (sunya) is the fore of the mind; the appearance of vital breath (pavan) is invisibility (nirakar); the direction of the ten is

ए . the word (shabda) is the Guru and attention (surat or surta) is the disciple. [8] 8] [ G Which is the root (mula) and which the branch (bela)? (mula) (औ )? Who is the Guru and who the disciple. ए औ ( ) प . (nirbana [10] G What is the seed (biraja) and what the field (khetra)? khetra (satvan)? औ (mocch) ? M The word (Mantra) is the seed. ठ. ए ) ( . With the essence called deliverance (nirbana प आप . (shabda) surta औ . () MATI (biraja) (औ (satvan) )? What is direct hearing ? What is true vision? ) . [10] tat) Gorakhnath wanders about.unsayable (alekh) and control lies through the tenth door. ए ) (sunya . प (Pavan) nirakar () unsayable alekh () औ what essence (tatt) can one go about alone? tatt () M Mind is the root and vital breath is the branch. himself in himself. perception (mati) is the womb or land. with औ ? . light (joti) is liberation and the refulgence (Juala) is salvation. and attention (surti) is direct hearing. and discrimination (nirti) is true vision. the ocean (Uram) is Joga and the earth (Dhuram) is the method. ? What is Joga and what is the method (Jugti)? ) Jugti (? What is liberation (mocch)? ( ) ? And what is salvation (mukti)? औ .

the sun in the vital breath. .. [14] [14] G In what house (ghar) is moon (chanda) and in what is the sun (sur)? घ घ () ए प () औ . औ () surti Joga औ प . [16] . and which is the parrot without wings? death (kal)? ? M Vital breath (pavana) is the tree without a trunk. () औ 16] [ G What is the New Moon (amavas) and what manifests (pariba)? () औ manifests (pariba)? Which or where is amavas प घ प (.औ () (nirti) . [12] [12] G Which is the tree without a trunk.औ . .औ प palu ()). (Joti)) (Uram) Dhuram (Juala . (pavana) (Dhiraj) ए ए प Tir ए ( . औ ) ( ? Which is the dam (palu) without a shore (tir). ए ए प . constancy (dhiraj) is the dam without a shore. mind is the parrot (sua) without wings. a musical instrument)? घ ( ) ) ? Where do प the five elements (tat) have equipoise (sam rahai)? (rahai ( )? M The moon in the mind. sleep is dying without death. sunya) ( प ). ए . and who died without .ए ) ( ? In what house does Time play music (Tur. in the void (sunya) Time plays on the musical instrument (tura) and in the house of knowledge the five elements reside in equipoise (sam). प sua) ( .

the vital breath of twelve fingerbreadths is controlled (rahai) through the word of the Guru. rahai ( fingerbreadths ) ( knowledge (gyana)? is the door (duvar) of the void (sunn)? . in the heaven within us (gagan) the mind resides in self-transcendence. ) urdh ( प ए . the great elixir of the lower (ardh) should be taken to the upper (urdh). [20] ए औ nirantar प . [18] [18] ए. the moon should be made manifest. ए () ए. [20] G Who is the Adiguru? earth (dhartri)? प )घ Adiguru ? Who is the husband of the (dhartri) प ( (( sunn ? What is the home of ? Which ).the great elixir (maha rasa) and whereto with it do we mount? At what place does the mind reside in the state of self-transcendence (unmani)? ) unmani ? ( ? M The sun (ravi) should be treated as the darkest night. ए. ( ) ( ) प आ () औ whereto G What destroys the bad word (kusabda) and where does the good word (susabda) reside? susabda kusabda () प () औ ? On what side (mukha) does प the vital breath of twelve fingerbreadths reside? mukha प () fingerbreadths ? M The good word swallows or catches the bad word and itself resides within (nirantar).

and realisation (parcha) is the door of the void. vital breath resides in the navel.duvar)) ? M The eternal beginningless (anadi) is the Adiguru. . parchai sisihar ( ) ) . ( parchai) ए. ए ) ( ( [ G Through the realisation (parchai) of what is the attachment with the Illusion (maya moha) broken. the word (shabda) resides in the will (ruci). vital breath. the acquisition of real knowledge (gyana) applies the dam and the realisation of the teacher (Guru parchai) gives us immortality. औ ( प ए () आ . heaven (anbar) is the husband of earth. with the control of the working of vital breath the moon (sisihar) is destroyed. the word (shabda) and the moon reside? shabda .औ ( )प प . () औ ? . . [24] 24] [ G Where do mind. Awake-awareness (Chetan) is the home of knowledge. [22] 22] () parcha M The mind resides in the heart (hirdai). . how is the dam (bandha) applied and how can the body (kandha) be made immortal (ajar var)? Moha Sisihar) ( (bandha) औ )? M When realisation (parchai) comes to the mind. how can the residence of the moon (Sisihar) be pierced. ( parchai () . the moon resides . attachment to the world ceases. kandha) ( var ) ( . ) घ Adiguru .

had there been no vital breath. had there been no day. the day would have merged into Sahaj. ) ). प . . ? M Without night. where would the night merge? . ? When the lamp is extinguished. where would the day have come from? . [25] ए . G If there had been no heart (hirda) where would the mind have rested. . then the body of vital breath (pran purus) would have resided in the void. . ? Had there been no form (rupa) where would have the word (Shabda} resided? Without a heaven where would have the moon been? ( Shabda) प ? () प ? ए Without the navel. the moon would have resided in desire (abhika). without the heaven. ? Had there been no navel where. आ ? Without the day. without will. ) (rahata) G Had there been no night. would have vital breath rested unmoved? . प ए .] 25 (shabda) ruci ( ए hirdai ( ). the air would have resided in the formless (Nirakar). प ( . ([.in the heaven (gagan). . (shabda ) . where does light dwell? . the light passes into the omnipresent (nirantar). composed? ( hirda) . on the extinguishing of the lamp. the word (shabda) would have resided (rahata) in the unmanifest (Akula). . the night would have passed into (Sahaj). . ) Nirakar ( ( (abhika ).

घ . [34] 34] [ ).. ) ( औ muha). the soul (jiva) is the all. the void is the mouth (muda or muha) of Divine knowledge (Brahma Gyana). out of truth (sat) has effulgence (tej) been created. [ 32] 32] [ G How many lakhs (hundreds of thousands) of moons are there in the body?.प ). औ unseeable. ? What is the mouth (?muha or muda?) of Divine ( ? Muha muda knowledge (Brahma Gyana)? ( ) )? How can the Unseeable be seen? unseeable? M The Absolute (Brahma) is the creator of the body (kaya). How does fragrance reside in the flower? ? Where does the ghee hide in the milk? घ प ? How does the soul (jiva) conceal itself in the body? आ ( ) प? M There are two lakhs of moons in the body.आ () प ( )( . G Who is the creator of the body (kaya).pervasiveness in the body. fragrance is the conscious(ness) (chetan) in the flower. the ghee is immanent in the milk. and through the Sadguru and the disciple realisation my the unseeable be made visible. () ?. प ( ). . ए . wherefrom has light (tej) been created? () )( . ) purus. ) ( . प [30] 30] [ nirantar ( . ए प ( ( ) (muda )) ( .

original home.G Had there been no body where would the sun and the moon have resided? औ ? Had there been no flower.आ ए . where would the spirit have been? . fragrance would have dwelt in the (Anhad). where would the fragrance have been? . the spirit would have been in the Supreme Void (Param Sunn). घ ? Had there been no body. its real. घ ( ) .प ) () औ एप (. without the flower. the ghee have been? . घ ghiv. ( . without the body. the essence. ? M Without the body. [36] 36] [ G Where do the moon and the sun dwell. ? Where does the Hamsa (swan) mount up for drinking water? Hamsa ( ? To what place (ghar) (घ ) ए)? ए आप आ do you bring the reversed power (ulti shakti) to rest? ulti ( M The moon resides in the upper (urdha) and the sun in the lower (ardha). औ dwelt ) Sunn प प ) (Anhad. ए प (urdha ( ) . without the milk. the nad(a) and bind(u) dwells in the heart. )( ( )औ प .आ ? Had there been no milk where would . NAD (ए ) औ ) . . and the reversed power (Shakti) reverts to the Self. where the essence. the ghee (ghiv or ghee) would have resided in the void. to the heaven goes the swan (hans) for drinking water. . . the sun and the moon would have been omnipresent. . the root of the word (nad) and the vital power (bind)? औ )प प ए .

but were there neither nad(a) nor bind(u) then breath would reside in the omnipresent (nirantar). where does it acquire equipoise (sam). ए () ( ) आ nirantar ( . where does the Hamsa dwell? औ घ औ . when water becomes air.औ ). unites with the Formless (Niranjana).औ [38] 38] [ ( ) reverts ए. [40] 40] [ Avigata G If the nad(a) sounds not. the heaven (gagan) attracts desire. ए आ (. प ( ए.) . if the power acts not. when there is neither sun nor moon. आप ए (Nad ए )) प (.. घ . प . how is it made to stand still. you can stop it through the vital breath and it vanishes. bind(u) moves. . if the heaven is not there to draw our hope. . u आ ( प . ए ए? nad M Nad(a) rises from the Unconditioned (Avigata). ( ). NAD (ए ) औ ). [42] 42] [ G When form dissolves and the Formless remains. प Nad (ए ) . प ? . औ . then where would the man of vital breath (Prana Purusha) reside? NAD (ए ) आ ). gains equipoise in the void. ए ( . G Where does nad(a) rise. and where is it finally merged? (ए ). were there neither nad(a) nor bind(u). Hamsa M The Sahaja hans(a) resides after the play in the Person of the void . NAD (ए ) औ ) ? आ M Nad(a) sounds.

G Which is the lake and which the lotus? can we ward off Kal(time or death)? ? How can we reach the Unseeable. ए ( आ ( ) Joti ए (प ) . . [48] 48] [ औ ( प ) ? How Avagat ). and speech from the breath. the root resides in the omnipresent (Nirankar). the Guru of the goal is liberation (Nirban).औ . ए ) . [44] 44] [ ) ? Who )? ( ) . Unreachable (Agochar) world? Agochar प (? ) unseeable. ए ( . when the form becomes Formless then the spirit (hans) resides in the Supreme light (Param Joti). [46] 46] [ G Where does the vital breath (prana) rise? प आ ( )? Wherefrom does the mind come? प (vacha) औ ? How is the speech (vacha) born and where does it ) dissolve (viliyate)? viliyate ( ? M The birth of the mind is from the Formless (Avagat).(Sunn hans). प (Nirankar). the vital breath from the mind. (Nirban. . speech is dissolved in the mind.) Sunn G What is the root (mula) of the rootless (Amul)? ( (mula) ? Where does the root reside? pada ( is the Guru of the goal (pada)? M The void is the root of the rootless.

through knowing the lower and the upper one my become one with the Unknowable (Agochar liv lahai). lahai Liv ). औ ? How can the आ ठ conscious mind attain to self-transcendence? ? M The Pure (Anila) and the Stainless (Vimal) are the difficult and easy forms of union (sandh). by becoming upwards-faced (Urdh-mukhi) you can ward off Kal. and through what nerve centre (chakra) can the moon be made stable? आ ( ए . ए ए . and which the easy. the dam is to be applied above the chaki nerve-centre (chakra). [52] 52] [ G How came about birth? first consciousness begin (ad ki surat)? प प )? How was I born? प आ ? How did the ( आ ? M As oil is in the sesame seed. [50] 50] [ प G Which is the difficult. the always-awake can attain to self-transcendence (unmani).प ) आप. ए ) औ आ प chaki प ( घ sandh . [54] 54] [ -( प G What drives ahead the conch-like (sankhini)? . ). as fire is in the wood.M Mind is the lake and air is the lotus. what is union (sandh). (deh प आ (devata) .औ . ए प . as fragrance in the flower. so too resides the spirit (devata) in the body (deh). ) . (Anila औ ( आ ए ( )) ठ () unmani. ) घ (sandh). ए औ (Urdh-mukhi औ प (Agochar .

the Pashchima (west) centre. the throat (kantha) centre the Gyana (Agya) chakra. ( G At what nerve centre (chakra) is the moon stabilised? प ( ) ( घ ? At what nerve centre (chakra) is the sandh union or penetration (sandh) applied? प ) () ? What nerve centre () () ( ए (chakra) controls (niredha) the vital air? What centre (chakra) imparts knowledge (pramodh) to the mind? () niredha pramodh ) प ? ए? At what centre (chakra) should attention ( )) ए? (dhyana) he centred (dhariye)? (dhyana) rest? () ए आ (dhariye? At what centre (chakra) should one M The higher (Urdh chakra).sankhini) आ nala) go? body (pinda) side? ? Where does the elixir in the arched vein (banka ( प प ( ) ? . [56] ए subhai)) sankhini ( प (एप आ . Pashchima (प ) . .] 56 ().) ( . ) )? As the breather goes to sleep. ( ए kantha) (Urdh). the lower (Ardh chakra). the arched vein (banka nala) resides in the navel. . the vital breath in the body resides in its own shadow or resides undivided (api chhaya or aparchhinna). where does the vital breath (prana) in the (pinda M True spontaneity (sahaj subhai) can drive the conch-like (sankhini). प प aparchhinna) [. as the breather goes to sleep. the heart centre.

आ ( ) प . drink the elixir? ? M It is collected through the Shankhini Nadi. (unmani औ आ sunn ( प ए ए. . ए . घ (graha) औ ? ? In what direction was . [62] 62] [ Shankhini ए G What is the house (graha) and what the habitation. G By what stalk of the lotus (nala) can the liquid (Siva) be drawn up? ( ) ( आ ए . [60] 60] [ ): औ . how am I to cross over? M Whoso gives up speech has achieved the void of the manifoldness (maya sunn): in contemplating that. ए? ? If I forget it. while residing in the womb of the mother he drinks it through the banka nala. G Which is the garden. one rises above good and evil. .प ) ( ठ )प ? How does the soul (jiva) drink it? ए? How can one residing in the womb of the mother. प Whoso . ए manifoldness ए ए ). the soul (jiva) resides in the Sushumna nadi. प औ ? In which city is the Guru? . milk? ए प प औ .(आ ). by an understanding of Shiva and Shakti. one may attain to self-transcendence (unmani). the town and the mandal? . in what womb does he remain for ten months? Through what mouth does he drink water and through what mouth.

. M Sunn Samip प (. (sunn प आ ए (Pavan) (avagat . G In what void (sunn) is he born? ए ? In what void (sunn) is he absorbed? ) ? M He is born in the Sahaja Void and the Satguru gave him instruction at the void of nearness (Samip Sunn). प ( ).) (Atit प unattachment (. ( )) औ प (). through mind he has water and through vital air (pavan) he drinks elixir or milk (amrit). the Formless (Anil) is the house (graha) and the Unconditioned (avagat). [88] 88] [ एए ) G How can one attain to Samadhi? ए प ? How can one get rid of the disturbing factors (upadhi)? (upadhi) ? How can one )ए (kandh) प औ enter the fourth (Turiya) state? Turiya deathless? ए ए (? How can one make one's body (kandh) changeless and ? . in the direction of Omkar the body takes birth.the body born? आ ? M The Pure. the habitation (has). ए घ (graha) औ प . आ औ ) Sunn Atit ए प ) (sunn) . . (आप ए प . in the womb of the Beyond (Atit) he remains for ten months. he then got absorbed in the void of unattachment (Atit Sunn). He then explains to you the essence of the supreme void (Param Sunna).

imagination (kalpana) goes out to the ten directions. who goes to the ten directions? . [70] 70] [ ? What is the essence (sar)? औ ए G What is the conscious? ( ए एआ ) ? What is sleep and what is death? ? By realising what (parchai) does one sustain the )ए elements (tat)? ? (parchai ( ) M The light (Joti) is conscious. प ) . () G Who sleeps. he gets rid of the disturbances through the vital breath (pavan). the vital breath or the conscious (chetan) awakes. throat and the palate (talika or taluka)? talika (? M The mind. it rises and produces sounds from the lips. औ (). . throat and the palate (taluka). [68] 68] [ . प औ ). प )औ . ( ( mukh) प ए ( (Turiya) . . . () ए. ठ . he acquires the fourth state (Turiya) through attention (surat) or realisation (Gyana) and through obeying. fearlessness is the awakened essence. or the absorbed (liv) sleeps. turning to. प ) ठ ठ. प ठ ? Wherefrom does the vital ? How does it bring sound from ) औ breath arise? the lips. Liv ए awakes. ( ) . the Guru (Guru mukh) he attains to immortality. प ( . From the navel the ( air arises. who wakes.M The young person (bala) enters Samadhi through the mind.

[72] 72] [ G Who speaks. . [ 74 ] 74] [ G How does the mind acquire virtues? How does the vital air come and go? औ ( ) ए? प आए? औ ? How does the fountain (nihjar) rise from the moon and how does Time or Death (kal) go to sleep? nihjar) ( M In the heart (hirdai) the mind acquires the many virtues. प . ए (hirdai) ए . . in what form does he seek himself? . contemplating itself (apmukhi) he makes the fountain play. . Waking is birth and sleeping is death. the five elements dwell in light. (Avagavan).ए ) औ (Joti . प आप ? In what form does he remain the same through the ages? ? M Word (shabda) speaks. from which void does speech arise. unseeable (औ adekh प .प . ए प प ) ए प आप ए (shabda). [76] 76] [ G At which void (sunn) does light reverse. in the navel the vital air starts its coming and going (Avagavan). . () . he seeks himself in an Unseeable (adekh) form and in the Form without Form he remains the same through ages. who sleeps. attention (surat) sleeps. contemplating itself Time or Death goes to sleep. प ए प आ औ (apmukhi) . which void is the essence of the three worlds. through which void can one cross over? (sunn) .

औ .प ) ) औ प unseeable (Alakh? प (ए एए . प )औ प ( प M The navel lotus. usas). Anbhai. food. प . (Urga. .प प ए ? ए . [82] 82] [ G What is truth? . Anbhai. Atit). (madh). at which lotus does Hamsa rest. प . the centre (madh) lotus. please.Prabhu. What is the condition or direction of औ ( ? How can . at what lotus does he perform worship (puja) and at what lotus does he see the Unseeable (Alakh)? ( Hamsa Hamsa . M The void of eagerness. प the mind and the breath? one swim across (the ocean of Samsar) with their help? ए . [80] 80] [ G At which lotus does the Hamsa (hans) inhale and exhale (sas. ए (Achint).] 78 ठ औ औ . from food sleep and from sleep. death. the void of self-mastery. usas). [78] (Urga. .औ Atit) [. ए . and the void of detachment. the void of fearlessness. औ ए ( ) .. G Where does hunger arise and where food? ? Where is sleep born and where death? ? M From desire (mansa) arose hunger and from hunger. the lotus Beyond (Achint). प ? Do tell me. . . the heart lotus. O Guru Pandit.

[84] 84] [ G Wherefrom do inhalation and exhalation arise? औ प आ? Where does the Param Hans reside? प (parcha) आ आ () vigyma. ) ए ) (. प प (Urdh) (प . parchai G How should one come. आ औ औ ए (औ . औ ए प . from knowledge (gyana) towards realisation (vigyma). if realisation (parcha) comes. drisht) dibya ए . ए ए औ ए ए ? औ ए प आप M He should come and go in the void and in the void (sunn) he should collect himself and remain absorbed. ए. the teacher and the pupil have the same body. in the Sahaja Void the mind is ever in equipoise. [86] 86] [ the word (Shabda parchai) the mind remains in equipoise. at the higher (Urdh) the Supreme Swan (Param hans) resides. ) (Shabda . in the Sahaja Void the body and the mind remain unchanged. . M sunn) ए ए. how can one stabilise one's mind and one's body? आ . to divine or spiritual perception (dibya drisht). () . how to collect oneself and remain absorbed. In the realisation of . how go. then there will he no straying or return. (.) Samsar ? M Progression from mere seeing. . ? At what place does the mind reside constantly stable? ? M They rise from the lower (Ardh).

one may attain to a realisation of them. by going still further in. how speak and how meet. ठ . what is attention (supat). how should one deal with one ' s body? . ( mukh). ( ए प ) ए ( प ए . ए ए s 'ए ए ठ औ ए ? M He should sit. inside resides vital breath (prana) and further inside the embodied being (Jiva). what is discrimination (nirat)? What is the dam? ) supat ().औ प . ? How . ( ए.. ( nirat? can one remain stable amidst duality? ए ? ) (shabda. [ 88 ] ] [88 औ . G Where does Shiva reside and where Shakti? प ए )औ ? Where resides vital breath (prana) and where the embodied being ( Jiva) ? ( ( )? At what place can one have the realisation of them? ? M At the lower (Ardh) resides Shakti and at the higher (Urdh) Shiva. औ औ nirat) G What is the word (shabda). with his attention and discrimination (surat or nirat) thus handled. he should live fearlessly. walk. (Urdh). [92] ए. [90] 90] [ ) () औ . speak and meet awake and aware (surat mukh).औ .आ औ आ ए G How should one sit and how walk. [92] M औ प .

right awareness is attention (surat). ? Who can see without eyes? ? Who can hear without ears? can speak without words? M Contemplation (vichar) can tread without feet. Duality .] 94 G Who can tread a path without feet? प प आ ? Who ? ए (). (niralanb) ए प (Anahad) . How should the young disciple (bala) meditate (dhyan)? ( )) ( ? ( ) आ ? By what means can he enjoy the bliss of the Unconditioned Being (Avagata)? (Avagata)? M Contentment (santokh) is the posture (asana). the Soundless (Anhad) can speak without words. nirat (. he will then live as Unity amidst Duality. through carrying out the behest of the Guru he can have the joy of the Unconditioned Being (Avagata). [94] ए ) . [. attention (supat) can hear without ears. independence (niralanb) is discrimination (nirat). contemplation is the knowledge (gyana).M The Beginningless. the Soundless (Anahad) is the word. let him apply the check. ए ) ( आ ) (. ) ( . he should try to rise above his physical being in (or for) his meditation. (). प . discrimination (nirat) can see without eyes. ए प ). . [96] 96] [ G Which posture (asan)? आ (आ ए आ आ )? What knowledge (gyana)? (nirat) supat (Anhad) (vichar आ .

. right thinking. by turning to the Teacher (Guru) one can bend one's mind to them. ए. Japa Ajapa (= . discrimination leads to right action. [100] 100] [ ? What is G What is the cleansing (Dhoti)? conduct (Achar)? आ पठ आ ए (Achar) ? Through what recitation (Japa) प does the mind come to rid itself of restless thoughts (Vikaras)? (Japa) ( औ ? ) Vikaras ? How can one become unattached and fearless? M Meditation is purification.) anbhai ( ए ए प (ए ए ( प प ) ) nirbhai ( . [ 102] 102] [ G Who is the Omkar and who is the Self (ap). through the Ajapa Japa ( = Ha Sa) the mind rids itself of restless thoughts.ठ प ए . Avagata ए प ( ) ए (). . ए आ ). he should meditate within his body to rise above the body. SA) rids ए . by becoming unattached one can become fearless. [98] 98] [ G How to have contentment and contemplation and meditation that goes beyond the physical? ए प ए औ औ ? How can I bend my mind to them? ? M Contentment comes from fearlessness (nirbhai). thinking from avoidance of attachment or realisation (anbhai). who is the mother and who ए . . ए .

by turning to the heaven within (gagan) you can have the elixir of immortality (Amirasa) and by turning to conscious activity (chit) you can drink it. you can attain right living.is the father? )औ प . light (Joti) is the Self. by turning to Shakti you can achieve right meditation. [106] 106] [ G How should one come and go. (Sunn. one can gain the immortal body (bidehi rahai). ए ए) ) rahai. )) (Shabda औ ए ( ( ). By relinquishing desire.ए (Urdha). [ 104 ] 104 [] G How can one carry out true living (rahini) and how can one carry on meditation? )औ immortal elixir? ए ए rahini प ए ( ए ? Where is the ? How can one drink it? ए ए प . how can one defeat death? ए . (. Surat) is the mother and consciousness (Chit or Chaitan) is the father.without anxiety) causes the river to flow in the mind. the void (Sunn. औ प ? How can the river (darya) enter the mind? ( ) ? M The word (Shabda) is the One (Omkar). ए ) (Joti) प . ए ए . steadiness (nishchai -. ( ( आप. ए . Chaitan nishchai () ? How can one keep the body for ever? ? M By turning to the higher (Urdha) or the mind.ए. elixir ( )प (Amirasa) औ bidehi .

ए ए प . ? ए ? How can one reside in M One should turn to Sahaja. by becoming wingless one can eat away death.] 110 G Which is the key and which is the lock. what is breath. the conscious one is young.ए ए niswasa ). (shabda . In Samadhi . ( ए ) shabda प (achet) . . ए wordless (NIH-)) प . the mind goes beyond the reach of Time. what Person (purukh) should I meditate upon? प ? M Air is the body and the mind is the breath (force). one can always reside in light by being without breath (niswasa). ए ( प . one should go by turning to Shakti. प ) Purukh प ए प ए औ ) (. . प औ )? Where does mind remain awakened (chetan)? ? () M The wordless (nih-shabda) is the key and the word (shabda) is the lock. [ 108] 108] [ G What is body. who is old and who is young (bala)? ( औ . purukh () प ए ? At what place does mind transcend Time? प ( ए ए ए एए . [110] [. the unconscious one (achet) is old. आ . ए औ .transcendence (unman) is ever aware (chetan). mind in self.ए light? ए आ एऔ . we should meditate on the Supreme Person (Param Purukh).

[116] 116] [ G Which is the temple and who is the god (deva). light is the ornament which makes it beautiful. self-transcendence (unmani) should reside with That steadfastly. ए औ प ए [ G Which is the mould. . [114] 114] self-transcendence (unmani) reside changeless with that? ) -(unmani ? M Knowledge (gyana) is the mould. [112] 112] [ G Who is the practitioner (sadhak) and who the perfected (Siddh)? (sadhak) औ what is magic? औ ए ए ( घ)? What is illusion and ? How can one drive away deception from one's mind? ? M Attention is the practitioner and the word is the adept. .( ) . unchangingly. how to worship it? How should one reside there with the five unholy ones? औ ) (. vital breath is the calx (beng)." ") ( एए औ " ") (riddh. "I am" is the illusion (Maya) and "he is" is the magic (riddh). unmani unchangingly ए. प ए ? प प . and which is the calx of tin? . To destroy deception or duality one should reside within.औ beautified? ए आ आ ? Which is the ornament and how may it be औ प ? How should . ए ( आ ( ) . ठ ).आ ) (Beng.

with the five one should reside in selftranscendence (Unman). ए ( . ( (santosha ) -) प . one should serve Him by being within (nirantar). through turning to the form of the Formless (Arupa) or to the Guru one can reside self-transcendent. ए . [ 118] 118] [ . one should destroy duality and be without partiality (akhandit). (एप एआ . ए ) nirantar ठ प G Which is the temple. or fathom the secrets. the Flame (Jvala) is the Unfathomable (Apar). the word (shabda) is the light (prakash). Light is the image. आ ए . Shabda G Which is the lamp and which is the light? ? What is the wick wherein the oil resides? ? How can the lamp be made inextinguishable? ? M Knowledge (Gyana) is the lamp. (shabda)) . contentment (santokh -. (Jvala)) ए . औ ) (? By what method of worship can the mind transcend ) M The void is the temple.ए ए? M The void is the temple. . ए ए( ए ए . which the door.santosha) is the wick in which the oil resides.ए ) . mind is the god. [120] 120] [ प औ प () Arupa .) प ( . Shabda is the door. which is the image and who is the Unfathomable (Apar)? एप एआ itself (Unman rahai)? प (rahai? प . ए . .

the word (shabda) of the Guru secures the patience to suffer it. restless thought (vikara) goes fast. औ ? Which is the self. what is absorbed in ? What is the self. what . ए आ shabda) ए . secures प आ . let him live in self-transcendence. surat (attention) revolves (phurti) and truth (sar) is the find. [124] (vikara) () ए एआ G Who is a Yogi? प acquire? )ए ए (Dhiraj) .] 124 ? How should he live in equipoise? ए? Who is an enjoyer (Bhogi) and how should he enjoyer (Bhogi औ औ प ? ए प ? How does pain ( )घ . in that elixir is the indivisible (akhandit) pain. [126] 126] [ . एआ (akhandit) . ए . आ . (phurti) औ rise out of pleasure and how can one patiently suffer pain? M Mind is the Jogi.ए औ प प (akhandit. ( औ G Which is the self (Atma). the great elixir will come to him and he will enjoy all pleasures. [122] 122] [ G What goes slow and what goes fast? औ घ ए औ ? ? Who revolves and what is the find? ? In what place can one be fearless? M Steadiness of mind (dhiraj) goes slow. what comes and goes? आ the void? (). ए [.

(parchai) . and the form of the Brahma is unthinkable (Achintya).stays changeless in the three worlds? प ए ए आ प . the knowledge-self resides unchanged in the three worlds. ? By knowing whom can one become one of the fifty-two (bavan ) heroes (bavan bir)? ? M The self of vital breath (pavan atma) comes and goes. औ ) (. आ . [128] 128] [ ( besas ) ? प आ ए )आ औ G What is the life (Jiva) of the mind? What is the support (besas) of that life (jiva)? () आ प ? (?) What is the basis of that support? ? What is the form of the Brahma? M The life (jiva) of the mind is the vital air and the support of the embodied being (jiva) is the void. प . the basis (adhar) of that support (besas) is the form of Brahma (= Absolute). [130] 130] [ G Through which centre can one make one's body immortal? ए ए ? Through which centre can one attain to the Unknowable dam (Agochar bandh)? Through which centre can the Hamsa be liberated (Hans nirodh)? . आ प (adhar) besas) (Achintya). )औ (( = ए ( प ). by knowing (parchai) the Guru one becomes one of the fifty-two heroes. the mind-self is absorbed in the void. (Pavan ए .ए प आ .

he the Deva. (Guda) . . ए . he is the Cause. he is not stained by evil. (sadhita औ प )ए (. the throat centre and the head (Nilata) centre. (Nabhi). the navel (Nabhi) centre. ) He is not seized of merit. the penis (Guda) centre. [132] 132] [ He is a Yogi who controls (sadhita) the mind and the vital air (pavana). [133] 133] ए . . pavana आ . He who knows the meaning of these six chakras. . .) (? ए Agochar ए ( Hamsa ए )? Through which centre can the mind be instructed? ? Which centre gives pleasure? प ? Which centre brings on the Samadhi? ? M The anus (Mula) centre. the heart centre. औ (Mula). (Nilata) .