Nov. 15, 2000
- Silent will means that the will achieves more by silence.
- I have been explaining it as a useful strategy, never touching
upon the principle behind.
- Thought travels in the atmosphere. It enters into our mind and
expresses itself. When we, out of silence, deny that thought expression,
the dynamism or personality of the thought insists on expression. So the
thought expresses itself through someone else. This is how I used to limit
the explanation of silent will.
- Suppose the other man also practices silence, the thought instead
of expressing itself as thought, deepens itself into emotion or action and
- Thought finding expression through another or deepening itself
into action is determined by the quality of the silence practiced by the
two persons who meet.
- The topic extends in more than one way, rather in infinite ways. A
thought finds expression in us or when denied, expresses through another person
with whom we are dealing. If it finds denial in both places, a third
person present there or elsewhere expresses it. At this point, the thought
is free to travel horizontally trying to find expression or deepen itself
into emotion or action or even rise into pure SILENCE of the higher mind. Any idea has infinite
potentialities. The potential becoming actual is determined by the human
choice in man. That which makes the choice in nature is the strength of
essence of experience so far collected, i.e., the psychic.
- I often puzzle my hearers by making a different choice from the
above, thus presenting an irrational approach. I was never able to explain
that rationality, when it becomes higher – supramental reason – becomes irrational
to the mind.
- Is there a rationale to using silent will or not using it? The
rationale of this approach is irrational, i.e. when rationality rises to
higher planes, it appears irrational to the lower planes.
- The profound secret here is man is all the time using this
rationality and irrationality alternately and judiciously in hundreds of
places daily. We never notice it.
- Man, who is utterly rational in his daily function, suddenly
becomes utterly irrational the moment he has to deal with a new issue.
This is a profound secret of human nature.
- The alteration of silent will and demand arises as we rise in the
planes of our action. This is occasioned either by our progress or that of
the plane. Should we confine ourselves to one plane of action, we can
follow one rule.
- The rules here are learnt not by the knowledge of facts and
information – gross – as we know, but by what we know as subtle knowledge.
Each time we cross over to the next plane, it is demanded of us.
- The Internet is the mechanical necessity that supplies us subtle
knowledge so that we may cross over to subtle life on earth. That is the
true significance of the Internet.
- Man needs to outgrow his selfishness, his ego, his limitation, his
possessiveness and break into selflessness, non-ego, wideness, and allow
himself to be possessed by the universal. The Internet does it by making
things cheap, sometimes free. It does it through money.
- The silent will of one plane is the demand of the next plane which
can again change into silent will of that plane only to become demand of
the next higher plane, should one rise further.