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Mind Of The Cells


Mother presents us with a great enigma. Illness and pain are the known realities of life, yet she says they are false and do not exist. Death is an omnipresent threat which claims all men, yet she says it is not true, it is not real. Matter as we know it, she calls false matter, and she has discovered another, a true matter, existing side by side the one we know, simultaneously and inextricably intertwined with it. Pain, illness, suffering, death, even the matter we know are not fundamental realities. They are only perceptions of our consciousness or determinisms of iron-clad laws that we willingly accept but can at any time strike down and cast away, if we really want to.

How can the most concrete physical realities of our experience be false and illusory? We can more easily understand by first condemning the illusory nature of non-physical experience. It is easier to appreciate the subjectivity and relativity of spiritual experience. When the being opens to a higher light or power, each persons experiences it according to his own propensities and inclination. The Christian has a vision of Christ. The Vaishnavite sees Krishna. The atheist sees light. The Buddhist sees Nirvana. The higher spiritual truth is translated by our consciousness into something recognizable and consistent with our faith.

In the realm of mental knowledge this is even more true. Two philosophers observing the same world may come to dramatically opposite views of human existence. One sees the total predeterminism of all events, another the existential freedom given to man. One preaches the ultimate reality of matter, the other proclaims spirit as the one and only reality. Mind is capable of interpreting data and experience in any fashion according to its mental set up and predisposition.

When it comes to our emotional experiences, man is even more subjective. Here the determining factor is not our preconceived ideas, but our established likes and dislikes, attachments, sentiments, etc. The sound of a national anthem, waving flags, a picture of the battleship New Jersey may be inspiring to one whose emotional loyalties are closely identified with a country. A person of another country is left unmoved by the same experience.

The same is true of so-called social realities. The son of a British aristocrat who has become a notorious bank robber insists on being called "Sir" by the inspector who arrests him, and the inspector does respect that demand. His aristocratic past is still "real" to both himself and to the inspector, even though he is now no more than a common criminal. On the other hand, a person who has studied outside the formal education system, who has obtained the finest education available, can still feel he lacks something because he has not passed through the university to obtain a degree - a meaningless piece of paper. The aristocratic title and college diploma have no essential value or reality yet they appear as compelling realities if we accept them as valuable.

Two men cross a slum area. One is repelled and disgusted, because it reminds him of his origins. The other is curious or indifferent because he feels no affinity or connection with the slum. He remains untouched. Two people are abused by a third person. One of the two feels angry because he reacts to the abuse. The other man recognizes the abusing person is uncultured, mentally retarded, grieving over a recent tragedy, or simply mistaken - and the abuse does not touch him. He does not react, because the event has no social reality for him.

If our response to an idea, a fact, or a social experience depends on our own consciousness - our pre-fixed ideas, sentiments, social attitudes, understanding - can the same thing be true of purely physical experiences like pain, illness and death? A physical pain is like a verbal insult. Its impact depends on your perception of it. Our body has the habit of responding to an intense stimulus by getting disturbed, losing the equilibrium. If the stimulus is less intense, it may feel pleasant. If our equilibrium is stronger, even a powerful stimulus may not be painful. If total equality is established in the cells by opening to the Supramental Consciousness, they do not respond even to a very intense stimulus. If the perception of cells changes, the stimulus itself cannot even touch the cells. There is no contact between them. The pain has no reality or existence for the cells as the insult has no meaning to the man it is not directed at.

What determines our perception of reality and illusion? Whatever we accept as true and real, exists for us. Whatever idea, or moral code, or social value, or physical law we give credence is able to affect us because we accept it. Mentally we accept so many ideas, socially we are conditioned by so many values, physically our cells have inherited all the accepted habits and determinisms of the past. We give these things the right to exist in future because we accept them as real. And if we cease to accept them? If we recognize the choice is ours? If we exert our free will in another direction? If we choose to deny them any meaning or reality - like the useless diploma? If we refuse to respond to their abuses? They no longer have a hold on us. They no longer exist for us.

Accepting the determinisms of the past is falsehood - because it creates the illusion that we are really bound, which is not true.

We are all enclosed and self-imprisoned by countless phantom realities which have power over our lives just because we accept them. Some people are constantly terrified of contracting new illnesses and avoid all contact with such people, because their mothers taught them that illnesses are highly contagious. Actually it is their fear that makes the illness contagious, the suggestion. Other people believe that marriage is absolutely essential for their happiness, even when they do not know what marriage is, because they have been taught that since childhood. Without marriage they feel sad because they believe they must be sad under such circumstances. Some believe constant activity is essential and feel guilty if they are idle even for a day. Others believe inactivity is a blissful condition. The one feels happy only when he is working, the other only when he is resting. Some people feel a compelling obligation to others based on some idea or value or social habit they have accepted. One man felt obliged to marry a handicapped girl out of sentimental idealism. Another felt obliged to repay his parents, even though they were the sole cause of his losses. A professor felt obliged to answer any question with authority, because knowledge is expected of a professor. People go through their entire lives acting out determinisms which they themselves have freely accepted - the responsibilities of a child to a parent, the need to make other people happy and be thought of as a good person (even by bad people!), the clinging to salaried jobs (even when far greater opportunities are available to one who takes to self-employment).

Mother says our every reaction, compulsion, sense of incapacity, feeling of inevitability - is like this - even the compulsion of aging and death (it need not happen if the cells do not accept the habit of aging and dissolution. If instead they accept a higher power that gives them freedom to be whatever they want forever). Death exists only for cells that accept the vibration, the suggestion of dissolution. It has no reality at all for cells that do not respond to that suggestion.

Death, Mother says, is not the opposite of life. Life is an immortal power. Death is only a habitual way of behaving which life now accepts, but need not accept. The choice and the power lie with the cells of the body. For them knowledge is power. If a cell knows how to do something, it has the power to do it. The chromosome contains the knowledge and the capacity. In matter as in Supermind, knowledge and will are one. So if the cell really understands that it has the choice to live eternally or to die, then it also has the power to choose - to accept the vibration of disintegration or not. When the supramental power is present in the cell, that vibration cannot enter. Death cannot exist for it.

This is what happened when a sadhak crossed the courtyard without being hit by a stone during the attack on the Ashram. He lived in the consciousness of Truth - at least he was covered and surrounded by it - so that the false vibrations of fear, anger, hostility represented by the stone could not touch him. Because attendants in Mother's room were either angered or afraid of the attack, a stone could come up to hit her window. For them the false vibration in the attack was real - they responded to it and made contact with it.

It is enough to think of someone to be put in contact with their consciousness. It is enough to think of a desire to feel excited or stimulated by it. Thought puts us in touch with the consciousness of what we think of - the vibrations. How much more true it is of emotions? A person writes a letter to us, our power goes off, or we feel a warm richness or disturbed - because we receive and respond to the vibration. If we don't respond, it cannot touch or contact us - it does not exist for us. The tiger and the cobra only strike where there is fear.


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story | by Dr. Radut