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Mahat (Mahad)

Purusha and Prakruti are together for the purpose of creation. In the presence of Purusha, when Prakruti becomes conscious of Consciousness (Vijnana), Prakruti creates the first expression of creation, which is Mahad. Mahad has self-awareness. The meaning of Mahad is supreme intelligence, that which puts everything in its proper place. Even in the single cell there is intelligence and each cell has a unique function. The bone cells (asthi dhatu) choose and utilize calcium, magnesium, zinc, and other minerals. The muscle cells (mamsa dhatu) choose protein. There is intelligence and right order in the cells, and that order is cellular intelligence. That is Mahad. There is communication between cells which is the flow of intelligence called prana, the life force. Mahad is this collective intelligence.

Vaidya Vasant Lad, Textbook of Ayurveda Volume 1, 2001: pp. 7, 9

Mahad and mahat are used interchangeably.

Mahat can be defined as cosmic intelligence. It is considered to be the intelligence, not mind, but intelligence within all aspects of the universe. Thus it is responsible for the “laws and regulatory principles (ritam and dharma) that determine the course of evolution.” Ninivaggi, p. 47

John Frank Ninivaggi, M.D., //Ayurveda//, 2008: p. 47

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