Lifeless (Sthavara) sub-aspect of nature is inanimate—being dead. Lifesome
(Asthavara) sub-aspect is animate—being alive (Trasa). According to modern
science, the fundamental unit of the lifeless sub-aspect is an atom, and of the
lifesome sub-aspect is a cell. Further, an atom came first and is the progenitor
of the cell. Therefore, it is sensible for a cellular body to be grateful to the
atomic body for blessing with life. If one has to worship, then the scientific

candidate for one’s worship is the lifeless sub-aspect of nature who gave one the
gifts one has and the potential to fulfill any wish and to enjoy life.
The people of ancient India were scientific in their temperament. Hinduism is the
only scientific religion in the world that recognizes the scientific reality of our
creation. Of course, everyone has the freedom to not worship the one who
created them and instead be devoted to the development of the potential the
former gave to them. Hindutva focuses on the absolute realization of this
freedom, so that one’s behavior is not bound to specific moment of time, space,
and causation when one is enjoying all the gifts and then changes when those
gifts leave the person.

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