Adi Shankaracharya – he has written volumes on this cool breeze, which he calls as Saundarya Lahari, or Chaitanya Lahari, meaning ‘the waves of beauty’ and the ‘waves of Chaitanya’. ….Chaitanya – is the vital, Divine Force. ‘Chetana’ means ‘awareness’, and cheteeta is the person who is enlightened. And the one who emits these vibrations, cool vibrations; is the one who is a realised-soul. We have many children in this country who are born-realised.
And I have met some human beings also who are born-realised, but they are rather difficult people, I don’t know why. Though they are born-realised, they get possessed by their ego sometimes and they are not that evolved as they should be and they start behaving in a very queer manner. And their behaviour can be sometimes so shocking that it’s most surprising. And they mesmerise people and they take to all these things to assert their influence on other people.
It is a very surprising thing that those who did not get Realisation through Sahaj Yog, and were born-realised, have not been able to express themselves sometimes. And then they felt that they had a knowledge which was not complete about it. And they felt they were different, and they tried to assert on others their ways and methods by learning mesmerism and things like that. It’s most surprising. But we have someone here already who is a realised-soul, who is here, who was possessed; who came here, got cured and she is all right now.
So even if you are Realised, you can be possessed. But in Sahaj Yoga, the advantage is, after Realisation, you know all the techniques of the Divine Force, which is flowing through you.
That means when you have to have the energy, you have to put to the mains. But once you get the energy in you, you should know how to manoeuvre it. Then you know how to protect yourself, you know how to improve yourself, how to cure others, how to give Realisation to others, how to awaken others, and everything you know, all the secrets; and the most secret techniques of the Divine Force are told to you. Of course it is all learned gradually by you, and you cannot pay for it, because you cannot value it. It’s not human. It is Divine.
Thank you very much.
H H Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, Public Programme, Caxton Hall, London (UK), 3 November 1980.