January 15, 1962
You spoke last time of putting a body on a vital being. Is that being still alive? Who was it?
I have spoken of this before.
I told the story of the Chinese revolution, and how this being left me, saying.... It was just five years before the Chinese revolution. I've told the story.
I know I've told it – but it was never noted down.
I used to dictate. Théon taught me to speak while in trance (that is, he had taught my BODY to express itself), and I would tell him everything I was doing while doing it. And he never noted any of it down – I suspect he did it on purpose: he wasn't interested in making revelations. So it's all lost. But had it been noted down, hour by hour, minute by minute, it would have made an extraordinary scientific document on the occult – extraordinary! He never noted it down.
But that vital being who was given a body – did it live on earth for any length of time?
He stopped at the subtle physical – he refused to go any farther. It was Satan, the Asura1 of Light who, in cutting himself off from the Supreme, fell into Unconsciousness and Darkness (I've told the story many times). But anyway, when I was with Théon, I summoned that being and asked him if he wanted to enter into contact with the earth. It's worth mentioning that Théon himself was an incarnation of the Lord of Death – I've had good company in my life! And the other one [Richard] was an incarnation of the Lord of Falsehood – but it was only partial. With Théon too it was partial. But with Satan it was the central being; of course, he had millions of emanations in the world, but this was the central being in person. The others... let's keep that for another time.
He agreed to take on a body. Théon wanted to keep him there: “Don't let him go,” he told me. I didn't answer. This being told me he didn't want to be more material than that, it was sufficient – you could feel him move the way you feel a draft, it was that concrete.
And he said he was going to set up the Chinese revolution. “I am going to organize a secret society to set up the revolution in China,” he told me. “And mark my words: it's going to happen in exactly five years.” He gave me the date and I noted it down.
And EXACTLY five years later, it happened. Later I met people coming from China who told me it had all been the work of a secret society. They told me about it because that society used a certain sign, and instinctively, unknowingly, I had made that sign while one of them was talking to me (Mother puts one fist on top of the other). And the person said, “Ah, so you're one of us!” I didn't reply. Then he told me everything.
But it's really interesting because the exact date was given. “The revolution will take place in exactly five years,” he told me. He knew it before he left. “And that,” he continued, “will be the beginning, the first terrestrial movement heralding the transformation of....” (Théon didn't use the word “supramental”; he used to talk about “the new world on earth.”)2
But I did note that down.
I had forgotten the whole story, because I now live constantly in the Becoming. But it came back to me.
And all the disbelief in the world can't contradict that piece of evidence.
The note itself was stolen from me while I was moving to a new house.
Two things were stolen: that note and the mantra of life (I have told you about that). And I have a suspicion that it was an occult theft, not an ordinary one, because no one even suspected the value of those papers – for most people they had no interest at all.
Well – au revoir, mon petit.
1 Asura: demon of the mental plane embodying the forces of division and darkness.
2 The reader will remember the formation of the Kuo-min-tang and the troubles in the Yangtze Valley which took place in October 1911 and led to the fall of the Manchu Dynasty in 1912. Thus it was in October 1906, at Tlemcen, that Mother had the encounter she relates here. It was also in 1906 that Mao Tse-tung, at the age of fourteen, came into conflict with his father, a prelude to his revolutionary career.