A growing body of evidence suggests that the molecular machinery of life emits and absorb photons. Now one biologist has evidence that this light is a new form of cellular communication.


One more step towards accepting idea of 5 layered / पञ्चकोशीय existence. What they are trying to understand is nothing but communication @ प्राणमय शरीर layer.

Things to ponder upon:

1) Impact of artificial light on Photonic Communications and Information Encoding in Biological Systems (Activities after sunset, artificial lights in urban offices, mobile screens, laptop screens, TV). These activities surely disturb cellular communication. And we do get its effect in form of sickness.
2) Over exposure of artificial light on infants against age old practice in India to keep newborn in womb like natural light environment for first three months.
3) Importance of Sun in cellular communication. (Surya Namaskar)
4) Importance of Diya and homa @ home/Temple/Ritual site


Nobody is quite sure how cells produce biophotons but the latest thinking is that various molecular processes can emit photons and that these are transported to the cell surface by energy carying excitons. A similar process carries the energy from photons across giant protein matrices during photosynthesis.

Whatever the mechanism, a growing number of biologists are convinced that when you switch off the lights, cells are bathed in the pale fireworks of a biophoton display.

This is not a bright phenomena. Biophotons are usually produced at the rate of dozens per second per square centimetre of cell culture.

Biophoton streams consist of short quasiperiodic bursts, which he says are remarkably similar to those used to send binary data over a noisy channel. That might help explain how cells can detect such low levels of radiation in a noisy environment.

If he’s right, then this could help to explain a number of interesting phenomenon that some biologists attribute to biophoton communication.


Biophotons from a growing plant seem to increase the rate of cell division in other plants by 30 per cent. That’s a growth rate that is significantly higher than is possible with ordinary light that is several orders of magnitude more intense.


biophotons from growing eggs can encourage the growth of other eggs of a similar age. However, the biophotons from mature eggs can hinder and disrupt the growth of younger eggs at a different stage of development. In some cases, biophotons from older eggs seem to stop the growth of immature eggs entirely.