I have discussed the subject of avatars, sages and mystics many times here. The nature of consciousness is studied internally by witnessing your mind and externally by looking at outliers. In the material sense it’s genius who is to be studied and also mentally ill and in the spiritual- saints and avatars are to be studied.
As I’ve told before it’s totality which makes anything possible so avatars and saints are as much a product of special circumstances as anything else. Look at the bhakti movement of middle ages in India. It gave a number of saints and avatars to the world in a very short span of time. There was more harmony in the environment somehow and it flowered consciousness in many humans together. Or you may look at it differently and say that many movements and reforms needed to happen as oppression and darkness was at its peak–this gave rise to the need of saints. You may compare this spiritual event with political uprise in India in the century before its independence from british rule. Gandhi became one of the greatest political heroes of all times.
Is there a difference between avatars and sages? Continue reading “Avatars, Sages and Some Astrology!”