Dwapara Yuga

This is a blog around the dawning of Dwapara Yuga, the age of energy. This age is characterized by a breakdown of the idea of a material world and a growing consciousness of the underlying unity of peoples, energy, and nature. The most emblematic evidence of the new age is found in our deepening understanding of finer energies and the structure of universe from the year 1900 onwards.

Strange Bedfellows

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Strange Bedfellows — the “Alt Right” and the Yugas

I just came across a BBC write-up of “Savitri Devi”, a French/Greek spy, who identified the Axis leaders of WWII as instrumental in the ending of Kali Yuga. I had never heard of her previously.

“Savitri Devi: The mystical fascist”

I consider Paramhansa Yogananda to be the key figure in the dawning of Dwapara Yuga.

I know that Yoganandaji had had to present a spiritual rather than political message in the turbulent times of the 1920s to 40s, avoiding direct involvement in the many independence movements in India that followed “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” line of thinking.

In the 1920s, he had come close to being lynched in Miami given anti immigrant sentiment and a backlash against the many carnies, carpet baggers, and grifters presenting themselves as yogis, fakirs, and gurus. The corrupt Sheriff was still the Sheriff.

In the sense of a cosmic play, presumably both “good” and “bad” guys are always needed to keep things “interesting!”

WWII brought many horrors.

It also began to break Kali Yuga constraints, e.g., with the founding of Israel, Pakistan, and India, modern Germany and Japan, the first steps towards equality in the US for Native Americans, African Americans, and Women, and representation for ordinary people rather than “beribboned buffoon” elites in the 1945 British elections.