Tusar Nath Mohapatra

The Descent of the Avatar Into Human Birth

Posted on: August 14, 2013

Sri Aurobindo Studies

The real differentiating factor between the birth of the Avatar and the other Beings in the manifestation is the self-awareness of knowledge that the Avatar brings with him; and the consequent ability of the Avatar to provide guidance and direction to the growth of consciousness in the manifestation towards a similar self-aware status of knowledge.

Consciousness is involved in Matter, as can be recognized when we view the precise and powerful organization of matter at the atomic level. It is however not self-conscious at that stage. As it evolves successively through the stages of plant life, animal life and human life, we see an ever-growing conscious awareness. This sets forth the pattern of the evolution of consciousness towards higher and more self-aware states that eventually leads to the level of the Divine Consciousness which is all-aware and self-aware.

The aspiration or seeking from below is met by a response from…

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Tusar N. Mohapatra

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