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Tag Archives: Maya
What does knowledge of self give us?
Someone questions about the benefit of knowledge of self, introducing reincarnation and maya as unpromising components. (Who benefits?, etc. ).This is an unphilosophical question, and answers from advaita are given. Continue reading
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Night of Creation – The cosmic dance
Cosmic dance by Rudra and Maya in the night of creation. Continue reading
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Kabir and Maya
Tell me, Brother, how can I renounce Maya? When I gave up the tying of ribbons, still I tied my garment about me. When I gave up tying my garment, still I covered my body in its folds. So, when … Continue reading
What you take for granted, the immediacy of your ordinary consciousness, is God peeping at you as yourself through a veil. You can call it Maya, Karma, conditional mind, or give it any name that satisfies you. The Vedas declare, … Continue reading
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Is the Universe real or unreal? (Ramana Maharshi)
”shaMkara has been criticized for his philosophy of mAyA (illusion) without understanding his meaning. He made three statements: that brahman is real, that the universe is unreal, and that brahman is the Universe. He did not stop with the second. … Continue reading
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