Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh Jio,

It was a cold winter night. All inhabitants of the Rara Sahib Dhakki (Jungle) including animals were asleep and there was nothing in sight. Jealous figures of Sant Baba Isher Singh Ji Maharaj, acknowledged this as the perfect opportunity to test Sant Ji Maharaj. The jealous party sent in a young woman to test Sant Ji Maharaj.

ਬਿਆਪਤ ਹਰਖ ਸੋਗ ਬਿਸਥਾਰ ॥ ਬਿਆਪਤ ਸੁਰਗ ਨਰਕ ਅਵਤਾਰ ॥ ਬਿਆਪਤ ਧਨ ਨਿਰਧਨ ਪੇਖਿ ਸੋਭਾ ॥ ਮੂਲੁ ਬਿਆਧੀ ਬਿਆਪਸਿ ਲੋਭਾ ॥੧॥ ਮਾਇਆ ਬਿਆਪਤ ਬਹੁ ਪਰਕਾਰੀ ॥ ਸੰਤ ਜੀਵਹਿ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਓਟ ਤੁਮਾਰੀ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ 

It torments us with the expression of pleasure and pain. It torments us through incarnations in heaven and hell. It is seen to afflict the rich, the poor and the glorious. The source of this illness which torments us is greed. ||1|| Maya torments us in so many ways. But the Saints live under Your Protection, God. ||1||Pause||
Maya in most cases is the name of money. However Mahapurkh explain that anything which causes us to forget the Lord Waheguru classifies as Maya. So in essence Maya can be worldly attachments or tests. This Maya is put forward in front of Sant Mahapurkh as a test of faith, Pooran Mahapurkh pass these tests without question;
ਕਬੀਰ ਆਈ ਮੁਝਹਿ ਪਹਿ ਅਨਿਕ ਕਰੇ ਕਰਿ ਭੇਸ ॥  ਹਮ ਰਾਖੇ ਗੁਰ ਆਪਨੇ ਉਨਿ ਕੀਨੋ ਆਦੇਸੁ ॥੮॥

Kabeer, she came to me in various forms and disguises. My Guru saved me, and now she bows humbly to me. ||8|| 

The young woman approached Sant Ji Maharaj, who was already seated in Bhagti after had having an Ishnaan. Sant Ji Maharaj’s Sevadaars had also gone for a stroll and Sant Ji Maharaj were completely alone. However, before the woman could do or say anything, Sant Ji Maharaj quickly shouted for their Sevadaars. Baba Naahar Singh came running as fast as possible and called for others to come quickly. There was suddenly a large gathering of people and all had begun to understand what the woman’s intentions were.

Some of the Sevadaars suggested the woman be beaten for her atrocious action. Sant Ji Maharaj stopped them and said – “Gurmukho! Stop! This woman has been sent by the opposing jealous party in an attempt to defame us.” Sant Ji Maharaj insisted that the woman be left alone and directed outside the Rara Sahib Dera.

Rara Sahib De Mahapurkh

Rara Sahib De Mahapurkh

The woman acknowledged that her plans had drastically failed and that the opposing party were unsuccessful in bringing Sant Ji Maharaj down. The woman explained that she had been sent to test Sant Ji Maharaj and after explaining her faults, apologised.

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Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh Jio

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