Reincarnation into Animal Bodies

Does reincarnation into Animal Bodies ever happen? A short talk.

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A cyberspace devotee from Surya wonders, "Can humans incarnate into animals?"

Yes, that has been done occasionally. When someone has a very serious automobile accident, where the entire physical body is injured, if they have been murdered or in war time. They often incarnate into an animal, often a cow, as a resting situation to get all of the pranas and currents reorganized within their bodies. Their next life would be a human life. It doesn't mean, you have to reincarnate into an animal. It is only a convenience, for reorganizing the pranic forces and rejuvenating the astral body.

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Be mature about it when you give something up. The immature spiritual person will want everyone else to give it up, too. The spiritually mature person quietly surrenders it because it is simply his personal choice and then goes on with his life.