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One cannot be a Yogi by mere wishing. Real Yoga lies in treating all beings alike.

 One cannot be a Yogi by mere wishing. Real Yoga lies in treating all beings alike. [1. GGS p. 730].:-

॥ ਸੂਹੀ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ ॥

ਭਾਂਡਾ ਹਛਾ ਸੋਇ ਜੋ ਤਿਸੁ ਭਾਵਸੀ ॥ ਭਾਂਡਾ ਅਤਿ ਮਲੀਣੁ ਧੋਤਾ ਹਛਾ ਨ ਹੋਇਸੀ ॥

ਗੁਰੂ ਦੁਆਰੈ ਹੋਇ ਸੋਝੀ ਪਾਇਸੀ ॥ ਏਤੁ ਦੁਆਰੈ ਧੋਇ ਹਛਾ ਹੋਇਸੀ ॥

ਮੈਲੇ ਹਛੇ ਕਾ ਵੀਚਾਰੁ ਆਪਿ ਵਰਤਾਇਸੀ ॥ ਮਤੁ ਕੋ ਜਾਣੈ ਜਾਇ ਅਗੈ ਪਾਇਸੀ ॥

ਜੇਹੇ ਕਰਮ ਕਮਾਇ ਤੇਹਾ ਹੋਇਸੀ ॥ ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤੁ ਹਰਿ ਕਾ ਨਾਉ ਆਪਿ ਵਰਤਾਇਸੀ ॥

ਚਲਿਆ ਪਤਿ ਸਿਉ ਜਨਮੁ ਸਵਾਰਿ ਵਾਜਾ ਵਾਇਸੀ ॥ ਮਾਣਸੁ ਕਿਆ ਵੇਚਾਰਾ ਤਿਹੁ ਲੋਕ ਸੁਣਾਇਸੀ ॥

ਨਾਨਕ ! ਆਪਿ ਨਿਹਾਲ ਸਭਿ ਕੁਲ ਤਾਰਸੀ ॥੧॥੪॥੬॥

ਸੂਹੀ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ ॥

ਜੋਗੀ ਹੋਵੈ ਜੋਗਵੈ ਭੋਗੀ ਹੋਵੈ ਖਾਇ ॥ ਤਪੀਆ ਹੋਵੈ ਤਪੁ ਕਰੇ ਤੀਰਥਿ ਮਲਿ ਮਲਿ ਨਾਇ ॥੧॥

ਤੇਰਾ ਸਦੜਾ ਸੁਣੀਜੈ  ਭਾਈ !   ਜੇ ਕੋ ਬਹੈ ਅਲਾਇ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥

ਜੈਸਾ ਬੀਜੈ   ਸੋ ਲੁਣੇ   ਜੋ ਖਟੇ   ਸੋੁ ਖਾਇ ॥ ਅਗੈ ਪੁਛ ਨ ਹੋਵਈ   ਜੇ   ਸਣੁ ਨੀਸਾਣੈ ਜਾਇ ॥੨॥

ਤੈਸੋ ਜੈਸਾ ਕਾਢੀਐ   ਜੈਸੀ ਕਾਰ ਕਮਾਇ ॥ ਜੋ ਦਮੁ ਚਿਤਿ ਨ ਆਵਈ   ਸੋ ਦਮੁ ਬਿਰਥਾ ਜਾਇ ॥੩॥

ਇਹੁ ਤਨੁ ਵੇਚੀ ਬੈ ਕਰੀ ਜੇ ਕੋ ਲਏ ਵਿਕਾਇ ॥ ਨਾਨਕ ! ਕੰਮਿ ਨ ਆਵਈ ਜਿਤੁ ਤਨਿ ਨਾਹੀ ਸਚਾ ਨਾਉ ॥੪॥੫॥੭॥

ਸੂਹੀ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ ਘਰੁ ੭       ੴ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥

ਜੋਗੁ ਨ ਖਿੰਥਾ ਜੋਗੁ ਨ ਡੰਡੈ ਜੋਗੁ ਨ ਭਸਮ ਚੜਾਈਐ ॥

ਜੋਗੁ ਨ ਮੁੰਦੀ ਮੂੰਡਿ ਮੁਡਾਇਐ ਜੋਗੁ ਨ ਸਿੰਙੀ ਵਾਈਐ ॥

ਅੰਜਨ ਮਾਹਿ ਨਿਰੰਜਨਿ ਰਹੀਐ ਜੋਗ ਜੁਗਤਿ ਇਵ ਪਾਈਐ ॥੧॥

ਗਲੀ ਜੋਗੁ ਨ ਹੋਈ ॥

ਏਕ ਦ੍ਰਿਸਟਿ ਕਰਿ ਸਮਸਰਿ ਜਾਣੈ ਜੋਗੀ ਕਹੀਐ ਸੋਈ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥

ਜੋਗੁ ਨ ਬਾਹਰਿ ਮੜੀ ਮਸਾਣੀ ਜੋਗੁ ਨ ਤਾੜੀ ਲਾਈਐ ॥

ਜੋਗੁ ਨ ਦੇਸਿ ਦਿਸੰਤਰਿ ਭਵਿਐ ਜੋਗੁ ਨ ਤੀਰਥਿ ਨਾਈਐ ॥

ਅੰਜਨ ਮਾਹਿ ਨਿਰੰਜਨਿ ਰਹੀਐ ਜੋਗ ਜੁਗਤਿ ਇਵ ਪਾਈਐ ॥੨॥

ਸਤਿਗੁਰੁ ਭੇਟੈ ਤਾ ਸਹਸਾ ਤੂਟੈ ਧਾਵਤੁ ਵਰਜਿ ਰਹਾਈਐ ॥

ਨਿਝਰੁ ਝਰੈ ਸਹਜ ਧੁਨਿ ਲਾਗੈ ਘਰ ਹੀ ਪਰਚਾ ਪਾਈਐ ॥

ਅੰਜਨ ਮਾਹਿ ਨਿਰੰਜਨਿ ਰਹੀਐ ਜੋਗ ਜੁਗਤਿ ਇਵ ਪਾਈਐ ॥੩॥

ਨਾਨਕ ! ਜੀਵਤਿਆ ਮਰਿ ਰਹੀਐ ਐਸਾ ਜੋਗੁ ਕਮਾਈਐ ॥

ਵਾਜੇ ਬਾਝਹੁ ਸਿੰਙੀ ਵਾਜੈ ਤਉ ਨਿਰਭਉ ਪਦੁ ਪਾਈਐ ॥

ਅੰਜਨ ਮਾਹਿ ਨਿਰੰਜਨਿ ਰਹੀਐ ਜੋਗ ਜੁਗਤਿ ਤਉ ਪਾਈਐ ॥੪॥੧॥੮॥

[GGS page 730]

 One cannot be a Yogi by mere wishing. Real Yoga lies in treating all beings alike. [1. GGS p. 730].:-

SOOHEE, FIRST MEHL:

That vessel alone is pure, which is pleasing to Him. The filthiest vessel does not become pure, simply by being washed.

Through the Gurdwara, the Guru’s Gate, one obtains understanding.

By being washed through this Gate, it becomes pure.

The Lord Himself sets the standards to differentiate between the dirty and the pure.

Do not think that you will automatically find a place of rest hereafter.

According to the actions one has committed, so does the mortal become.

He Himself bestows the Ambrosial Name of the Lord. Such a mortal departs with honor and renown; his life is embellished and redeemed, and the trumpets resound with his glory.

Why speak of poor mortals?

His glory shall echo throughout the three worlds.

O Nanak! he himself shall be enraptured, and he shall save his entire ancestry. || 1 || 4 || 6 ||

SOOHEE, FIRST MEHL:

The Yogi practices yoga, and the pleasure-seeker practices eating. The austere practice austerities, bathing and rubbing themselves at sacred shrines of pilgrimage. || 1 ||

Let me hear some good words about You, O Beloved; if only someone would come and sit with me, and tell me. || 1 || Pause ||

As one plants, so does he harvest; whatever he earns, he eats.

In the world hereafter, his account is not called for, if he goes with the insignia of the Lord. || 2 ||

According to the actions the mortal commits, so is he proclaimed.

And that breath which is drawn without thinking of the Lord, that breath goes in vain. || 3 ||

I would sell this body, if someone would only purchase it.

O Nanak! that body is of no use at all, if it does not enshrine the Name of the True Lord. || 4 || 5 || 7 ||

SOOHEE, FIRST MEHL, SEVENTH HOUSE:

ONE UNIVERSAL CREATOR GOD. BY THE GRACE OF THE TRUE GURU:

Yoga is not the patched coat, Yoga is not the walking stick.

Yoga is not smearing the body with ashes.

Yoga is not the ear-rings, and not the shaven head.

Yoga is not the blowing of the horn.

Remaining unblemished in the midst of the filth of the world — this is the way to attain Yoga. || 1 ||

By mere words, Yoga is not attained. One who looks upon all with a single eye, and knows them to be one and the same — he alone is known as a Yogi. || 1 || Pause ||

Yoga is not wandering to the tombs of the dead; Yoga is not sitting in trances.

Yoga is not wandering through foreign lands; Yoga is not bathing at sacred shrines of pilgrimage.

Remaining unblemished in the midst of the filth of the world — this is the way to attain Yoga. || 2 ||

Meeting with the True Guru, doubt is dispelled, and the wandering mind is restrained.

Nectar rains down, celestial music resounds, and deep within, wisdom is obtained.

Remaining unblemished in the midst of the filth of the world — this is the way to attain Yoga. || 3 ||

O Nanak! remain dead while yet alive — practice such a Yoga.

When the horn is blown without being blown, then you shall attain the state of fearless dignity.

Remaining unblemished in the midst of the filth of the world — this is the way to attain Yoga. || 4 || 1 || 8 ||

[GGS page 730]

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