Then Baba ji came home, and remained in Talwandi for a few days. One day a brahmachari came , he was quite restless with hunger. He stepped inside and started asking lots of questions. Baba was sitting midst the prasad. Then Master (Guru) said; “come misr (respected brahmin) prasad is ready” then the brahamn replied “I do not eat this prasad, I eat from my own hand, when I get a handful of earth and will make a chaunka (four lines drawn of mud/earth and cowpat by hindus considered pure which no-one else can step inside), and then I will go dig a quarter of a foot deep earth to make the hearth. I will wash the wood before piling up. “How is the earth of this kitchen? So I do not eat from it”.
Then Baba said “Give this pandit a clean kitchen (space).” Then a clean space was given, the pandit went outside and began building his ‘chaunka’ , he started digging, wherever he dug, he found bones! He carried on digging all around. He became completely helpless with hunger, then said (to himself) I should go to Baba*. He then fell at the feet (of Baba), and said “Ji may I have that prasad I am dying of hunger” That’s when Guru said “Swami! The time of prasad has now passed, but go, with Vaheguru dig the earth, make your kitchen and eat”. Then Baba spoke the shabad in

Raag Basant. Mahalla:1||
ਸੁਇਨੇ ਕਾ ਚਉਕਾ ਕੰਚਨ ਕੁਆਰ।।
ਰੁਪੇ ਕੀਆ ਕਾਰਾ ਬਹੁਤੁ ਬਿਸਥਾਰੁ।।
ਗੰਗਾ ਕਾ ਉਦਕ ਕਰੰਤੇ ਕੀ ਆਗਿ।।
ਗਰੁੜਾ ਖਾਣਾ ਦੁਧ ਸਿਉ ਗਾਡਿ।।੧।।
ਰੇ ਮਨ ਲੇਖੈ ਕਬਹੂੰ ਨ ਪਾਇ।। ਜਾਮਿ ਨ ਭੀਜੈ ਸਾਚ ਨਾਇ।। ੧।। ਰਹਾਉ।।
ਦਸ ਅਠ ਲੀਖੈ ਹੋਵਹਿ ਪਾਸਿ।। ਚਾਰੇ ਬੇਦ ਮੁਖਾਗਰ ਪਾਠਿ।।
ਪੁਰਬੀ ਨਾਵੈ ਵਰਨਾਂ ਕੀ ਦਾਤਿ।। ਵਰਤ ਨੇਮ ਕਰੇ ਦਿਨ ਰਾਤਿ।। ੨।।
ਕਾਜੀ ਮੁਲਾਂ ਹੋਵਹਿ ਸੇਖ।। ਜੋਗੀ ਜੰਗਮ ਭਗਵੇ ਭੇਖ।।
ਕੋ ਗਿਰਹੀ ਕਰਮਾਂ ਕੀ ਸੰਧਿ।। ਬਿਨੁ ਬੂਝੈ ਸਭ ਖੜੀਆਸਿ ਬੰਧਿ।।੩।।
ਜੇਤੇ ਜੀਅ ਲਿਖੀ ਸਿਰਿਕਾਰ।। ਕਰਣੀ ਉਪਰਿ ਹੋਵਗਿ ਸਾਰ।।
ਹੁਕਮੁ ਕਰਹਿ ਮੂਰਖ ਗਾਵਾਰ।। ਨਾਨਕ ਸਾਚੇ ਕੇ ਸਿਫਤਿ ਭੰਡਾਰ।।੪।।੩।।

The above shabad is in Sri Guru Granth Sahib on ang 1168


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