Divyasharira or Divine Physiology, Attributes of an Avatar – XI

The Sanskrit word ‘divyasharira’ is sometimes translated as ‘divine body’, but the phrase hardly conveys the full scope of the original term. The seemingly physical form assumed by the Avatar when He descends to the human frequency is called a divyasharira. Though appearing similar to the human form, the physiology is far from that of the average human being in areas of crucial significance. While several great masters and saints are known to have attained divyasharira while leaving the body, like Sant Jnaneshwar, Ramalinga Vallalar, Tirujnanasambandar, and more recently, Paramahamsa Yogananda, it is rare to find an Avatar who exhibits … Continue reading Divyasharira or Divine Physiology, Attributes of an Avatar – XI