Sant Garibdas ji said to devotee Harlal, “You (whoever takes initiation) may never consume tobacco (not even in hukka, beedi, cigarette, or chilam) or any other intoxicating substances.” The devotee said, “O Maharaj ji! Nearly all the farmers consume tobacco. What harm is there in it?”
Answer: - Sant Garibdas ji said, “You must have read the story of Ramayan and Mahabharat. There is no mention of consumption of hukka in it. Shall I tell you how tobacco originated? Listen!”. Read next topic.