Talk:Saints and levitation

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As it appears that they do not fulfill Wikipedia image policy, I have removed the two pictures that were previously found on this page. --BassoProfundo 21:20, 9 May 2007 (UTC)

Simon Magus[edit]

I have removed the above name from the list on the basis that he is neither a Roman Catholic, nor, so far as I can determine, considered a saint by any Christian sect. If anyone can provide sources to the contrary on either point, of course, I would have no objections to his return to the list. John Carter 00:21, 29 June 2007 (UTC)

Jesus Christ[edit]

"Jesus Christ of Nazareth is reported to have levitated in the Bible. [citation needed]"

I removed the above text from the article. I can recall no actual instance of Jesus levitating above the ground or flying as recorded in scripture. The closest would be his ascension, but the biblical text doesn't actually say he flew or levitated, just that he was "taken up" or "taken away." Works of art sometimes show Jesus appearing to suspended mid-air during the ascension, but that is the artist and the tradition they work in. --Iacobus 06:21, 8 August 2007 (UTC)

Indian Saints[edit]

I find the explanation about Nagendranath Bhaduri a bit wordy and cumbersome with all the explanations about the yogi techniques. Maybe someone more knowledgable about this would like to edit it? --Antihelios (talk) 14:22, 23 November 2009 (UTC)

Gyaneshwara[edit]

This yogi seems to be spelled in different ways: Gyaneshwar, Jnanadev or Jnaneshwar (Lord of Jnana or knowledge). "Jnandev and his brothers saw him coming pompously; so to give him proper respect they ask the wall on which they were seated to move and take them quickly to welcome him. Chang Dev was wonder-struck at this miracle, that is, seeing them coming on an inanimate wall through the air and was humbled." http://www.hvk.org/articles/0702/75.html As I don't have much of a clue about Indian historic or mythological personalities I won't edit that stuff in the article, though. --Antihelios (talk) 14:22, 23 November 2009 (UTC)