Based on the early writings of the Shaiva tradition--still alive in India and courting again no less than 6,000 years--the arbitrary ideologies and moralistic religions of contemporary society sign the final days of humanity heading towards destruction.
This prediction is barely a fraction of the enormous wisdom of Shaiva knowledge, writer Alain Danielou as assimilated and reviewed crucial strategies of the Shaiva philosophy and its predictions. essentially expressed within the historic teachings, those innovations are in accord with, but surpass, the boldest medical speculations approximately cognizance, time, the character of existence and topic, and the heritage and future of the human race.
Inherent during this physique of information is an realizing of the cycles of construction and destruction which, at the side of astronomical levels, confirm the lifestyles span of the species. given that 1939, humankind has been within the twilight of the Kali Yuga age, or on the finish of a cycle. the approaching cataclysm, Danielou explains, is as a result of our personal error, and its date could be made up our minds through our current and destiny activities.
While the Gods Play examines how the visionaries of precedent days outlined our rose in construction. It explains why and the way we have now deserted this position, and displays on what motion will be taken to consciously and creatively impression our personal future. incorporated are chapters at the faith of Nature and the faith of town, The Transmigrant physique, Sexual Rites, the Castes, Sacrifice, Magical Powers, Monastic Orders, and Forestalling the ultimate Day.