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HNS Class Golden Bridge Hollywood – 2012-08-15 – Compulsion

Tune-in. Ong Namo….

Liars desperately want to be liked. They have an empty void of intimacy with the world. Lying comes from compulsions that lead to many consequences. We can fix some aspect of the compulsion. We can adjust how they relate with the world. Don’t just fix compulsions as people could wake up not knowing who they are.

It’s not useful to ask, “How could she lie like that?” It’s not useful to hold the opinion that someone would not go beyond an outrageous boundary. People believe that they won’t be lied to by certain people, such as people who say that they are Christians against abortion.

Say, “You liar!” Call them on their lying. The lying is a fact.

In Sat Nam Rasayan®, we work with tendencies that come from our consciousness. Consciousness produces the tendencies that make us how we are. The tendencies are held in consciousness.

We relate as closely as we can with the consciousness that holds the tendencies, which extend to illness, people’s getting sick, and people’s becoming mass murderers. What they do is produced by patterns that they repeat.

Liars tend to hold everybody in utter contempt. They’re actually sociopaths. The way that they relate is broken. They can’t relate. They’re relating only with a mental, learned process. What comes from inside them is only compulsions. There’s big damage in the way that they relate with everything.

We can go to a root of some behavior, which can lead us to some compulsion, which is a rote behavior, something that can’t be stopped. We can separate and cut off the compulsion from how the person relates. This method is useful for someone who compulsively eats too much food all the time.

People see themselves through the filter of the compulsions. The inner projection gets lost.

We look to our own perception. We know through our own perception. Our Perceptive Field contains the inputs of our sensory being. We can’t feel anything outside of ourselves. We are the source of all our perceptions. We can know how we’re affected by something.

You’ll experience a strong feeling of the consciousness if you walk into a meeting of white supremacists. You could feel that. Everything is producing in you some sensations. You could react and run outside, or sit there and start to argue with them.

We have to give up the hope of changing anything. We allow the experience of relating, not reacting. We go to Silence. In Shuniya, there are no echoes inside of us. In the absence of echoes, you experience the events in your awareness. Nothing more has to be made of that.

We choose how we relate as healers. We allow our consciousness to merge. What we feel has everything to do with the healing relation. When we allow the relationship to exist in an absolute way, echoless and reactionless, the Silence will have an Impact. When we allow the relation, sit in Stillness, and don’t react, the Silence will have an Impact.

When you just walk into a place, you will have an Impact.

There’s no boundary, end, or limit to what you can experience. When you are healing with an open space, it’s easy to fall into the clutches of the assumption that what you’re experiencing is yourself. There is a tendency to identify with the experience, and to think that you’re producing the experience: “I feel bad; so it must be me.” You’re having an experience of being affected. You are not your experience. You can have the experience; and in the experience, there can be an Impact.

Student: I was just recently diagnosed as being bipolar.

It’s good to recognize certain things at the outset. When we want to heal ourselves, we practice Kundalini Yoga. You’ll come out on the other end pretty darn good.

We’re using the Technology of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation in Sat Nam Rasayan®. We don’t need to differentiate ourselves from everybody else. You are affected by what’s happening.

You may think when you’re in the presence of skinheads that you’re hateful. You’re experiencing the sensation of hatred as that’s what they promote. You just need to contain the experience without reacting. Don’t make the mistake of assuming that the experience is coming from you.

When you read something hateful on the internet and experience the sensation of hatred, that intention was in that composition. The hatred is not you.

Ganesha Meditation:
Bring all of your tendencies to move into the sensation of Stillness. Find the place where it’s Still in your experience of doing this. Watch the flow of your consciousness.
Time: 3 minutes.

Things look different now. You moved out of one place, and now you’re in another place.

Healing Exercises
Round One: Open the space. Take your partner. Allow the flow of your experience. Don’t judge your experience. Become aware of the major tendency in your space. Follow the path of resistance, looking for and finding the points of irritation and stimulation that lead to the next major resistance. Continue to follow the path of resistance, looking for and finding the points of irritation and stimulation that lead to the next major resistance. Now you have come to a different place in your perception. Now set the intention to separate and put distance between this place and the original tendency you were in relation with at the beginning of this session. Allow the resistances to resolve into the Silence. Come to conclusion.

With whatever we’re in relation, we can look to find more points of irritation that are stimulating more resistances. Then you end up coming to a different place in your perception, which is related to the original tendency you were in relation with first. Then we separate those two, and put distance between them. With this method you can erase certain tendencies of habitual patterns of consciousness. We find where the tendency that we’re addressing takes us in our experience. Then we separate that place where we end up from the original compulsion we were in relation with at the beginning of the session.

Round Two: Open the space. Take your partner. Become aware of all of your perceptions and sensations in your Perceptive Field. Now become aware of the Silence that exists between and within all the perceptions in your Perceptive Field. Expand the sensation of the Silence into your whole space. Allow all the resistances to resolve into the Silence. Come to conclusion.

Round Three: Repeat of Round Two….

In a healing session, even if a lot of our perception of the experience remains the same and unchanged, there’s always some part of our perception that’s a little bit modified.

A common tendency of smart people is to follow a thought and analyze it. That tendency can be stimulated by the relation with your partner.

We need only to have the experience. Your partner will feel better. The healing process stimulates so much, and that is good. The healer’s intention is to heal. The worst that can happen is nothing. Everybody has some experience of what’s happening. Just enjoy the ride.

We’ll finish now.

Sat Nam. Sat Nam. Sat Nam. (silent prayer….)

HNS Class Golden Bridge Hollywood – 2012-08-05 – Preconceptions

Tune-in. Ong Namo….

Meditation To Promote Within Us The State Of Shuniya: (8-step breath in and out; hands moving alternately up and down….)
Time: 11 minutes

Our minds settled to where our conditions and our tendencies are diminished. Everything that was causing an interruption of the flow of our experience was diminished.

When we practice Sat Nam Rasayan®, we remain in our experience, which includes our perceptions. We relate from a state of Emptiness, without propositions, interpretations, or explanations. We allow our mind to empty so that our awareness becomes stable in Shuniya, where we’re free to relate with the experience as it is, rather than being driven to relate by the way our forms in our mind dictate. We can choose to relate in the deepest way, which is a healing experience. We all have consciousness. We can be aware of the consciousness through the experience of our perception. We perceive or feel only ourself. Our entire being of our individuality contributes to our experience. We can know something about the other, and begin to heal the other. We are affected by everything in some way. When we choose to relate in a healing way, the consciousness of the healer and the Tiny Pet merges. The differentiation between the two starts to disappear. We just let our experience flow and happen, and then we’ll know how to heal.

When we Meditate, there is more space between all the events of our perception. We can expand that experience of the space between the events of our perception. We put our attention to the Empty space between everything.

We practice Kundalini Yoga and Meditation to be aware of the position of our awareness, and to be aware of how everything affects us. When we stabilize that aspect of our awareness that is known as the Projective Meditative Mind, our intention to heal something becomes very powerful. We allow healing to happen by holding an intention. When we renounce all our preconceptions, healing will happen.

I’m giving you some kind of a direction away from your preconceptions. Let everything happen, and do not react.

Now we’ll do exercises with a partner.

Healing Exercises:
Round One: Open the space. Become aware of the sensations in your face. Allow your Perceptive Field to affect the sensations in your face. Come into relation with your partner. Become aware of your Visual Field. Allow the perceptions in your Visual Field to affect the sensations in your face. Now set the intention for emotional equanimity in your partner. Allow the resistances to resolve into the Silence. Come to conclusion.

Round Two: Repeat of Round One….

We don’t have to question the experience. We take the experience as it is.

Round Three: Repeat of Rounds One and Two….

Does anybody have any questions?

Then let’s close class now.

Sat Nam. Sat Nam. Sat Nam. (silent prayer….)

The idea here was to have the experience. It doesn’t matter what you think about the experience.

HNS Class Golden Bridge Hollywood – 2012-07-25 – Distractions and Resistance

Tune-in. Ong Namo….

So when we practice Sat Nam Rasayan® healing, we place our awareness in a position wherein we can interact with our intention to heal and have an Impact. We need to be stable in the Projective Meditative Mind. Kundalini Yoga and Meditation are the tools that we use to modify and to stabilize our awareness. Meditation helps us to become stable and to calm the mind, and allows the mind to open to new possibilities.

Innocent Thumbs Meditation:
Just be aware of what’s happening in your experience. Be very still, and do not reject any part of your experience. This opens up the awareness.
Time — 11 minutes

That Meditation shows us the busy-ness of our mind and the subconscious chatter. We can be amidst that and not react.

As we choose to relate with something in a healing way, we can feel only ourself. We can feel how we’re affected by some other in a healing relation.

Everybody exists in the glory of his or her own being. We have to look to our own Field of Perception to know something. When we allow that perception to change, something will change in the relation. That is how healing happens.

Not reacting allows for the possibility of something new to happen.

Our consciousness merges with the consciousness of the other when we allow ourselves to be affected by the relation, and then we lose our location that we like to hold as distinct from something else.

Just have the experience of doing this. We allow ourselves to have an experience. As a group we’re able to interlock our psyches so that everyone in the group will have the experience. The experience is inside you.

We need to reduce the distractions of Maya that make us feel the need to measure, delineate, describe, interpret, compare to a reference or a standard, separate, and judge.

Our experience is our reality. We can trust our perception, which includes all the thoughts and all our internal processes. Our Perceptive Field makes up the whole of our reality. We allow the entire experience to tell us something. Then our Intuitive Intellect starts to come ahead of our subconscious suggestions.

Reactions happen in the same way over and over again in the cycle that feeds itself and produces illnesses and neuroses.

Today we’ll allow something new to happen so that something is allowed to heal. We’re here to reduce the distractions to our experience, and just to allow our experience.

Healing Exercises:
Round One: Open the space. Take your partner. Become aware of all the perceptions in your Perceptive Field. Become aware of the distinct thoughts in the flow of your consciousness. Become aware of the discontinuity between each thought. Become aware of the space in the discontinuity between each thought. Become aware of the overall tendency of the space. Set the intention to expand that tendency into the whole space. Continue to allow the flow of your consciousness. Come to conclusion.

Round Two: Repeat of Round One….

Round Three: Repeat of Rounds One and Two….

Round Four: Repeat of Rounds One, Two, and Three….

We’ll leave it at that. If any of this is mystifying, that’s perfect. Your perception is a little bit altered now.

We’ll conclude now. We’ll do 3 Long Sat Nam’s.

Sat Nam. Sat Nam. Sat Nam. (silent prayer….)

Meditation: See Without the Eyes

The vision of maya says we can only see certain things.  It has to fit some
preconceived forms.  Chant “Maha akal sat
Hari Gobinde Nanak”.  Tongue hits center of upper palate with “Hari”,
front upper palate with “Gobinde”.  Eyes are closed.
Up to 62 min. every day until you can see through a wall.

Maha Akal Sat Hari Gobinde Nanak

HNS Class Golden Bridge Hollywood – 2012-07-18 – Healing by Altering Perception

Tune-in. Ong Namo….

Meditation To Stimulate The Third Eye:
Close the eyes.
The elbows are bent. The forearms are parallel with the floor. Both palms face down to the ground.
The hands are out in front of the chest. The right palm sits on top of the left hand.
Recite out loud, 3 times per breath (then inhale, recite 3 times per breath, continue):
“Aad Sach Jugaad Sach Haibhee Sach Nanak Hosee Bhee Sach”
Time: 11 minutes
To conclude: Inhale deeply, hold the breath, squeeze the spine, squeeze every muscle, exhale — 3x
Relax.

Our perception has changed in some way. We no longer see things in the same way that we used to.

Our perception is made up of all kinds of things that are in place in a structure that doesn’t change much.

When we heal, perception changes. When someone’s perception changes, healing happens. We can help someone’s perception to change.

Our entire Perceptive Field is our reality. We are the source of all our perceptions. Sight and hearing are processed internally in our brains and perceptive faculties. We can feel only ourself.

We can know how we are affected by something in a healing relation, which is the basis of how we know anything.

We allow something new to happen. If some change happens in our perception of the relation, then some change happens in our event, and healing happens.

We heal through our awareness. Our intention facilitates something to change. Our intention becomes potent and manifest. We meditate, and we allow our awareness to migrate to that aspect of awareness where that can happen.

You are stabilizing that aspect of awareness by being here in this class.

We have resistance in some ways. We preconceive distance and position, which appear to be static and unchanging. Our preconceptions are the resistances that we hold to allowing something new to happen.

We allow our experience of the relation to be dynamic and changing, and then something is allowed to change when in our consciousness we have merged with what we’re relating and we’re not separated from everything.

Going into a big crowd of people will affect you in a strong way. The group at a rock concert has a group psyche that everyone can feel.

By being in this class, all practicing the same thing, the group psyche carries us to be in the experience.

We don’t rely on any reference external to the experience.

There is no separation; so if we’re allowing something to change, then the other is also allowing something to change.

It’s okay if this is mysterious. Forget what you think you understand. Be in your experience.

We’re going to practice today with perception.

Healing Exercises:
Round One: Open the space. Recall the space from the Meditation. Come into relation with your partner. Become aware of the resistances. Set the intention that as a resistance resolves, your Perceptive Field expands; and you allow your Perceptive Field to include more perceptions. Continue with this process. Come to conclusion.

Round Two: Repeat of Round One….

Round Three: Repeat of Rounds One and Two….

Round Four: Tiny Pets, think of someone or something that irritates you, that bugs you, and that you don’t like. (Repeat of the process in Rounds One, Two, and Three….)

As you increase the perceptions in your expanded Perceptive Field, your partner is gaining more perception and going beyond the perception that holds that irritation. A more inclusive view can resolve things.

The Tiny Pet begins by thinking, I don’t like that because…. In this healing process the “because” can go away.

Round Five: Repeat of Round Four….

If you forgot what was bugging you, your perception now includes more.

You can heal by expanding or altering perception.

Student: I’m irritated that I’m exposed to perfume on a regular basis.

If you have a reaction to the perfume, then practicing the Meditation that we did at the beginning of class will help you in a lot of ways, and will give you more of a perception with less of a viewpoint.

This process helps you to be more tolerant so that you don’t react so much. As your awareness includes more perception, something can change in you; and that can help.

It’s very common in the way we react to want to avoid something, or to collapse in the presence of something. This process helps us not to be so reactive.

Let’s close class now.

Sat Nam. Sat Nam. Sat Nam. (silent prayer….)

It has been the Tradition since I’ve known Yogi Bhajan that we share the cookies that the Birthday person brings to class….

I’m going to hold a Workshop on Healing and the Third Eye on Saturday at my home, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Afterwards we’re going to have a veggie barbecue. The directions to my home are on my website: harinam.com.

Guru Dev Singh said, “If you understand everything that I’m teaching, then you’ve got to go run the other way.”

We spent a whole Retreat with Guru Dev Singh practicing increasing and altering perception.

HNS Class Golden Bridge Hollywood – 2012-07-11 – Mantra

Tune-in. Ong Namo….

Meditation To Say, “Hello” To Your Intuition (tip of the tongue on the soft palate; sit perfectly motionless) — 11 minutes

So in Sat Nam Rasayan®, we heal using our consciousness with our intention. We’re aware when we relate with something that needs to be healed. The aspect of awareness known as the Projective Meditative Mind is where we can project an intention. We practice a process of allowing everything in our perception to be as it is and not reacting. We allow whatever will happen in the healing process to happen. Our not reacting will allow the relation to produce something new.

Healing Exercises:
Round One: Open the space. Come into relation with your partner. Say just loudly enough for your partner to hear the Mantra “Wah.” Keep repeating the Mantra “Wah” just loudly enough for your partner to hear. Be aware of the effect on the relation. Now stop saying the Mantra. Now touch your partner’s arm, slowly applying pressure until you reach the point of maximum pressure, and then slowly releasing the pressure, in a symmetrical fashion. Keep repeating that process of slowly applying and then slowly releasing the pressure. Be aware of the effect on the relation. Come to conclusion.

We were applying the simple Mantra “Wah,” which had an effect on the relation. We used “Wah” in a way that would produce a flow that smoothed out any uneven sharpness. When there is too much fire or heat, more flow balances that out.

The motion of the hands of slowly applying pressure and then slowly releasing the pressure in a symmetrical fashion produced flow.

The Element of Water can be included in the relation for a similar purpose.

The Mantra “Wah” and that particular Mudra, that motion of the hands, allowed the heat to distribute in more useful, balanced ways.

The Tiny Pet just has to show up and be there.

Opening the space is just a process that we go through to stabilize an aspect of awareness, to be in the Projective Meditative Mind. However that happens is fine. I help to guide you to find the place where you are stable in that aspect of awareness.

Round Two: Repeat of Round One….

That was relaxing.

Round Three: Open the space. Come into relation with your partner. Say just loudly enough for your partner to hear the Mantra “He.” Keep repeating the Mantra “He” just loudly enough for your partner to hear. Be aware of the effect on the relation. Now stop saying the Mantra. Now touch your partner’s arm. Start with a firm, tight grip on your partner’s arm, and then very slowly and incrementally release the pressure. Continue to repeat that process. Start with a firm, tight grip on your partner’s arm, and then very slowly and incrementally release the pressure. This is an asymmetrical process as you’re starting with a tight, firm grip, and then slowly releasing the pressure. Continue this process. Be aware of the effect on the relation. Come to conclusion.

Round Four: Repeat of Round Three….

The Mantra “He” has the influence of expansion like the Element of Air.

The Mudra, the hand motion, is to start with a firm, tight grip, and then slowly release the pressure.

Those two sessions together were an antidote to hot weather. We are having a long, hot summer everywhere in this country. People are a tinderbox of emotions, uptight, jerky, and acting on impulses.

Increasing the flow with the Element of Air allows people to tend to forget what they were uptight about. If something’s bugging somebody, help the person not to be so bugged.

Wah — Water
He — Air
Guru — Compression — Fire

The choppy, staccato, high-frequency sounds in the environment are fiery and produce reactions.

Just be aware that doing broad strokes such as including Mantra and Mudra in the relation has an Impact.

You can adjust the position that you’re holding in relation to a group of people. You can move to the side and turn a little to produce a more comfortable relation.

Approaching people directly face-to-face can produce a feeling of compression and confrontation, and they’ll react. If you come up to an animal directly face-on, the animal will run away. If you approach by circling in, then you are not adding too much intensity; and so then you can perhaps get very close to the animal.

There are real, tangible consequences of the Impact of the physical interaction.

Fire produces the sensation of a tendency.

Mantras will always have an Impact through sound.

Mudra is a Form that has an Impact through what you perceive in your Perceptive Field.

Most of this country is really hot now, and people are very tense. Help them.

Do something once, and something will happen in the relation.

If you say the right word in the right way, the person’s perception of you can completely change. That person can change his mind about you when you say the right word in the right way.

Let’s finish now.

Sat Nam. Sat Nam. Sat Nam. (silent prayer….)

In Guru Dev Singh’s Kundalini Yoga Workshop here at Golden Bridge on Tuesday night, July 10th, he taught Mudra with Mantra, while holding a position, which produced amazing results in the mind that seemed magical. Yogi Bhajan gave us 4,000 Meditations. It’s important to find the proper way to say the Mantra, and to hold the Mudra very precisely. Last night Guru Dev Singh taught us the Mantra, “Ek Ong Kar Sat Hari.”