The magic of Maya – La magia de Maya


 
The supreme Spirit, unlimited by time and space, of His own will and by the power of His omnipotence, takes upon Himself the limited forms of time and space. Know that the world, although appearing as substantial, has nothing substantial in it: it is a void, being merely an appearance created by the images and vagaries of the mind. Know the world to be an enchanted scene, presented by the magic of Maya.

Yoga-Vasishtha

 

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El Espíritu supremo, no limitado por el tiempo y el espacio, por voluntad propia y a fuer de su omnipotencia adquiere para Sí las formas limitadas del tiempo y el espacio. Sabe que el mundo, aunque parezca substancial, no tiene nada de substancial en sí mismo; es una vacuidad, una mera apariencia creada por las imágenes y caprichos de la mente. Sabe que el mundo es un escenario encantado, presentado por la magia de Maya.

–Yoga Vasishta

About amartingarcia

General surgeon (retired). Studied Western philosophy at U of Toronto. Afterwards interest turned to advaita vedanta and non-duality for past 20 yrs, plus a long interlude in Sufism coinciding with that period. Now contributing in ’Advaita Vision’ with regular posts and discussions.
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