You Won't Belive What Nikola Tesla Said About Religion and Universe
Updated: Aug 13, 2020
Short introduction to Tesla's early life
Tesla was Serbo-American scientist one of the slavs that made a big impact on the world and is considered by many as one of the greatest scientists that ever lived on our planet. Nikola Tesla was born in 1856 in Smiljan, Croatia, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. His father was a priest in the Serbian Orthodox church and his mother managed the family’s farm. In 1863 Tesla’s brother Daniel was killed in a riding accident. The shock of the loss unsettled the 7-year-old Tesla, who reported seeing visions—the first signs of his lifelong mental illnesses.
Tesla's opinion on Religion and Universe
It could frequently be noticed that Tesla in his description of natural phenomena used the terminology of the ancient Sanskrit language. As far back as 1891 he described the universe as a kinetic system filled with energy which can be reached from any point on our or any other planets. The nature of matter, anti-matter or the atomic structure is described in the Vedas in detail. There were few people who could recognize the traces of ancient Indian philosophy in Tesla's texts. None of Tesla's friends knew when this encounter with Vedic knowledge took place. Once when asked if he believed in God and to which religion does he belong, he answered: "In my heart I am deeply religious, though not in the orthodox sense of that word. I am dedicated to the belief that the greatest secrets of our being still remain to be explained." Tesla studied the natural laws of the cosmos and arrived at new knowledge and discoveries, but he thought that the time was still not ripe to commit his discoveries to the public. He proposed to a famous artist, scientist and writer Walter Russell to lock their joint discoveries and hide them so that no-one could find them in the next 1000 years, until humanity becomes ripe enough to know them. Precisely due to new discoveries Tesla often said to other scientists: "Today is your day, my day is still coming. I am an inventor of the future."