Sant Sandhu’s memories of Paash

 

asIN TIk Tfk hF, awgy smfcfr ieh hY ik[[

 

(kvI sMq sMDU vloN afpxIaF prvfsI bytIaF sLrnpfl qy gurdIp dy nF KLq)

 

quhfzy sfry aFZIaF-guaFZIaF nUM ipafr BrI siq sLRI akfl! qyrI icwTI sfiraF ny (qyrI BfbI qy BqIjy, vIry qy qyrI mF ny) pVH sux leI sI. iPr qyrI mF ny sMdUk ivc sFB leI. iPr iek idn ieh icwTI myry pfs afeI, mYN vI kuJ idn afpxy koly rwKI rwKI. icwTI nf pVH kyy vI ieMj mihsUs huMdf sI ijvyN pVHI hoeI hovy. iPr 24 julfeI nUM icwTI pVHI qF mihsUs hoieaf ik ieho ijhI icwTI koeI prdys bYTI rUh hI isrj skdI hY. pr myrf Bfv BfvnfvF jgfAux qoN iblkul nhIN hY, bysLwk mn dy Kyq ivc jdoN jjLbfqF dI kpfh iKVHI hoeI hovy AudoN jy PwutIaF PVIaF nf jfx qF sfhF dy cwly hoey qIr, kpfhF dy JVy hoey pwqy, iKVIaF PwutIaF nUM vI afpxy ivc gvf lYNdy hn.

 

 bysLwk afpxy qoN vDyry pVHy ilKy aqy isafxy bMdy nUM icwTI df Auqr dyxf sUrj nUM dIvf ivKflx vflI gwl hY pr Xqn krn ivc koeI hrj nhIN hY. kdI kdI koeI jugnUM vI sUrjF dIaF pYVF ipwCy qur pYNdy hn. 22 julfeI aYqvfr sulqfnpur bfby nfnk dI kflI vyeIN dI kfr syvf dI swqvIN vrHygMZ mnfeI geI. AuQy qF ieMdrjIq kOr ipSglvfVy vfly, jQydfr akfl qKLq, zf[ BOrf, zf[ inrml, ipafrf isMG, bhfdr, ipRM[ kulivMdr isMG srfey, jsvIr isMG sLIrI, inrMjn isMG ZysI aqy qyry skUl dy bwcy qy stfP mYNbr vI afey hoey sn. vyeIN qF hux diraf bx geI hY. pqf nhIN ies dy kMZy iksy pSjfbx ny ieh bolI pf idwqI hY, ‘mwl vFgU pYr pwtdI, jdoN vyiKaf vIr df boqf.’ hF gwl sLurU hoeI sI BfvnfvF aqy isrjxf dI. BfvnfvF dI hUk isrjxf vI bsMqI ivc nft iqrMgq krdI hY. Dnoey kol vyeIN dy somy nkfry qy bykfr ho gey sn. vhfE Aupr dldl df Zyr psr igaf sI. vyeIN df rsqf rok ilaf sI. iesy qrHF hoieaf pSjfbI sfihq dI srsvqI nfl. isrjxf dy somy idsLfhIx ho ky jd dldlI CMb df rUp aKiqafr kr gey qF mfnisk qxfE df ndIx vI pYdf hox lwg igaf. sMq sIcyvfl dI agvfeI ivc kflI vyeIN ivcoN qF vhfE rokx vflI bUtI kfr syvkF ny bfhr rok idwqI hY pr pSjfbI sfihq dI srsvqI dy vhfE ivc lwcr-gfiekI df ndIx iBafnk rUp ivc hfvI hoeI jf irhf hY. vyKo koeI kfrsyvk kdoN afAuNdf hY srsvqI vwl. kwlH mINh df Crftf qF ipaf sI pr grmI dy jLor nUM aqy Jony dy KyqF ivcoN kItnfsLkF dI PYlfeI hvf ivclI BVfs dy syk nUM koeI bhuqf PLrk nhIN ipaf. Jony dI Psl vyK ky hux koeI KusLI nhIN huMdI sgoN mn ivc iek hAUaf KVHf rihMdf hY ik Auh idn nyVy af rhy ny jdoN prflI nUM lwgI afp hudrI awg DrqI qoN aSbr qwk DmflF pfvygI jdoN pSjfb dy husn df arjn iPr qwqI qvI `qy ibTfieaf jfvygf.

 

‘rfm lIlf qF sfl ivc lwgdI hY,

iek vfrI

pr lMkf pSjfb dI sVdI hY do vfrI.’

 

hF afpF gwl krdy sI pivwqr kflI vyeIN dy soimaF dy ruk jfx dI aqy jQydfr vydFqI sfihb dy sulqfnpur smfgm ivc afAux dI ijQy isMG sfihbfn ny vyeIN ivc gMdf pfxI pfAux ivruD ieiqhfsk hukmnfmf jfrI kIqf. pfxIaF dI pivwqrqf aqy pSjfb dy vfqfvrx dI qMdrusqI bfry sLfied ieh aijhf pihlf hukmnfmf hY. nqIjf jo vI hovy pr afrMB qF cMgf hY. pr myry mn ivc iek hor ivcfr dI lihr lihrfAuNdI sI ik ijQoN gurU mwq dy somy inkldy hn AuQy akflI dl dI iBafnk iksm dI mnmuwK bUtI PYl cuwkI hY.

 

sLRomxI kmytI dI dldl vI idno idn iBaSkr qy KudgrjL BfvnfvF df isLkfr huMdI jf rhI hY. iesdf AupfAu sLfied jQydfr sfihb nf kr skx. jdoN guru mwq dy somy pihrydfrF ny hI rok idwqy qF pSjfb ivc hor zyiraF nUM sMq miq df bIVf AuTfAuxf ipaf ikAuNik akfl purK dy kMm kdy rukdy nhIN hn.

 

hF akfl purK qoN Xfd afieaf ik gurU sfihbfn aqy Bgq pRymIaF ny afpxI rUhfnI bfxI ivc muwK tyk ‘purK’ dsvyN pfqsLfh gurU goibMd isMG vI ieh PurmfAuNdy hn ik ‘mYN hUM prm purK kf dfsf’, purK jo mfs ivc lpyitaf hoieaf hovy arQfq ivakqI. gurbfxI ivc hI afAuNdf hY ik ‘hirmSdr ieh srIr hY bfxI dI quk quk ruhfnI gurU dI mihmf bfry soihly gf rhI hY.

 

gRMQF bfry vI gurbfxI df inrxf iblkul sfP hY : ‘byd kqyb kho mq JUTy JUTf jo nf ibcfry’. so gRMQF ivc rUhfnI purKF dy anuBv vfly ivcfr hn, vfrqk moqI hn bhuqy kQfkfr ivafkrx dy afDfr `qy arQ krI jFdy hn pr rUhfnI anuBv qoN sWKxy hox krky sMgq Aupr gurbfxI vflf aSqrIv Bfv pRgt krn qoN asmrQ rih jFdy hn. bfxI ivc guru dI loV bfry vI cfnxf pfieaf igaf hY, ‘jugo jug pIVI clY siqgur kI’ pScm pfqsLfh sLRI arjn dyv jI PurmfAuNdy hn, ‘keI bfr psirE pfsfr’ gurU isRsLtI dy hr pfsfr smyN sLbd rUp dI ielfhI swqf ivc ‘akfl’ siQqI ivc inrMjn rUp ivc mOjUd rihMdf hY. sUPI vI kihMdy hn blik duhfeI pfAuNdy hn, ik shu qyry qoN vwK nhIN, pr vyKx vflI awK nhIN’, so jykr afm jnqf ivcoN mulkF dy rfjy qy DrmF dy muKI pYdf ho jFdy hn qF sMsfr nUM clfAux vflf prmpurK srIr ivc ikAuN nhIN af skdf? iPr prm purK dy  lwCx hn. Auh ieko hY. Auh insLcl hY. Auh mfieaf qoN rihq hY, smyN qoN AuWpr hY. jy Auh ieko hY aqy nfsLvfn vI nhIN hY qF iek gRMQ ikvyN ieh kfrj inBf skdf hY ikAuNik gRMQ qF agn Byt ho skdf hY. kfgj pfxI ivc glL skdf hY. jdoNik sLbd aibnfsLI hY. sLbd dI DuMn inrMqr hY. kI iksy gRMQ ivcoN kdy koeI DuMn suxfeI idMdI hY. so ielm vfilaF nUM ivdvfnF khfAux vfilaF nUM ipafr nfl guMmrfh jnqf nUM smJfAuxf cfhIdf hY. ieh msly pfxI ivc mDfxI pf ky hwl nhIN ho skdy. vsqr aqy sLsqr alwg alwg ho skdy hn pr Drm dy srokfr kdy vwKry nhIN huMdy. Drm jLbq anusLfsn qoN, sbr sMqoK qoN, sLFqI qy sihxsLIlqf qoN sLurU hMudf hY. ieh mfrg DmkIaF df nhIN hY. bfbf nfnk bfbr vrgy DfVvI nUM vI pRym pUrvk sMvydnmeI sMdysL Ausdy jbr ivruD ieMj idMdy hn- ‘‘qYN kI drd nf afieaf, pfp kI jMÖ lY kfblh Dfieaf jorI mSgY dfn vy lflo, jy skqf skqy ko mfry qf mn ros n hoeI” aj vI loV hY bfbf nfnk dy mnuwKI pRqIinD dI jo sMsfr dIaF sfmrfjI qfkqF dI hwulVbfjLI pRqI ros ivakq kr sky. jdoN koeI afqmf dRivq nf hoeI qF cInI phfVF dy glysLIar hI ros ivc ipGlxy sLurU ho gey hn. pqf nhIN Auh kYsy sfieMsdfn hoxgy ijnHF dI qrwkI dy sfry supny ivnfsL dI Kwz ivc dm qoVdy njLr af rhy hn. sLfied ieho islf hY pRmfxU DmfikaF df. iek pfsy hVH qbfhI mcfAuxgy dUjy pfsy brPhIx phfVF dy nMgy pwQr qwpx lwgxgy. hr pfsy mOq df qFzv-nfc njLr afvygf.

aglf smfcfr hY Bfny dy aSqkfl 25 julfeI nUM aSqm sMskfr df. iek lMmI Aumr AudfsI AudryvyN df sPr. Gr qoN Kyq, ikr geI hY sfhF dI ryq. lgBg qIh sfl pihlF dI gwl hY. ipSz dI izEVI ivc Bfnf, mYN qy pfsL bYTy rih gey. ipSz dI bfkI sfrI ZfxI iCV geI sI. mYnUM hux Xfd nhIN Bfny dy mUMhoN pqf nhIN hfsy Bfxy kI inkilaf ik pfsL ny qfbVqoV guwsy ivc gflF kwZxIaF sLurU kr idwqIaF. Bfnf cuwp krky clf igaf. apmfn nUM pI ky. Bfnf jo sfzy ipEaF df hfx sI. bhuq dyr bfad mYN Bfny nUM ieh Gtnf Xfd krfeI qF Ausny Boly Bfa ieho ikhf, ‘‘sFeIN qYnUM dwsF iehdf iksy ny mUMh nhINmoiVaf, iehnUM bolx df Qhu nhIN.’’ PfsL dIaF kivqfvF ivc Bfny df pfqr kdy alop nhIN ho skygf. pfsL afpxy inafxpuxy leI kdy Bulfieaf nhIN jf skdf. iek vfr qy Ausny mYnUM afpxy nfl kusLqI lVn leI mjbUr kr idwqf. ies kusLqI df nqIjf jo vI inkilaf hovy pr Ausdf afpxI qfkq pRqI vihm jLrUr dUr ho igaf hovygf. ies kusLqI dI sdIvI Xfd myry swjy gozy dI cwpxI Qwly rgV df dfg hY ikAuNik kusLqI pwkI sVk dy kMZy, AunHF dy KUh dI pulI kol hoeI sI. pfsL dI gwl cwlI hY qF mYN aksr socdf hF ik afcfr qy ivhfr, qSbfkunosLI, isgrt dy nisLaF df ikMnf sumyl hY isLv kumfr btflvI nfl. Aumr vI Aus dI lgBg brfbr pr sfihq dy srokfrF dy vwzy Prk vI hn. ijvyN do lIhF AuWqy ryl qurdI hY. gux aqy aOgux vI ivakqIaF dy do cirqr df sumyl rhy hn. aglf smF byilhfj pYNqVy vflf ho skdf hY ikAuNik mnuwK duafrf kIqIaF byiDafnIaF krqUqF ivruD kudrq nUM kuJ Tos kdm cuwkxy pYNdy hn. sbr qy TrMmy nfl nqIjy dyKx leI iqafr rihxf cfhIdf hY. prvfsIaF AudfsIaF nUM nmskfr.

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