O, yes. The soul must undergo various experiences in different bodies. In the male body,
the soul experiences the qualities of boldness, strength, etc., and patience, mercy, kindness,
forgiveness, etc. in the female body. Moreover, neither a man is a full man nor a woman a full
woman. There is woman in man and man in woman also. There are animal traits also in man.
There is the dog in some men, there is the donkey in some, there is the jackal in some and the
tiger in others. Whichever quality is predominant, the soul takes a body with that particular
quality in the next incarnation. Therefore, develop divine qualities. You will evolve quickly and
become divinity itself in the end.
From "May I answer that" by Swami Sivananda (1987-1963). More Informations on Swami Sivananda: on the Website of Divine Life Society, Photographs of Swami Sivananda, German Pages on Swami Sivananda

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  • Thank you Swamiji,

    We have to practice the lessons you are teaching us.
    We have to develop the quality provided by the Creator the God.
    He give us the guide line and the guru has to guide us in the write directions.

    Thanks and with best wishes.
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