The working of Maya-9 (Transcending the Falsehoods): God as only Truth

Maya is not illusion; it is the creator of Illusion. Maya is not false; it is that which gives false impressions. Maya is not […]

The working of Maya-8 (Transcending the Falsehoods): The two types of falsehoods (Contd.)

The falsehoods of vitiated thinking spring from initial mistakes in valuation. They arise as a by-product of intellectual activity, which consists in the pursuit […]

The working of Maya-7 (Transcending the Falsehoods): The two types of falsehoods

Falsehoods are of two types: those that arise due to irregular and loose thinking, and those that arise due to vitiated thinking. Falsehoods that […]

The working of Maya-6 (Transcending the Falsehoods): Discerning falsehood by knowing it as falsehood

How does one discern the falsehood as falsehood? There is no way out of falsehood except by knowing it as falsehood, but this knowledge […]

The working of Maya-5 (False beliefs): Soul is beyond thinking, desiring, and doing

When the soul knows itself to be different from the gross, subtle, and mental bodies, it knows itself to be infinite. As infinite Soul, […]

The working of Maya-4 (False beliefs): False beliefs of identification with physical, subtle and mental bodies

The shackles that hold the soul in spiritual bondage consist chiefly of wrong values or falsehoods concerning valuation.  

Maya becomes irresistible by taking […]

The working of Maya-3 (False values): Wrong importance

The working of Maya also expresses itself by making the mind give to a thing an importance other than the importance it really has. […]

The working of Maya-2 (False values): Taking as unimportant the important

On the other hand, the working of Maya also expresses itself by making an important thing look unimportant. In reality, the only thing that […]

The working of Maya-1 (False values): Mistakes in valuation

Broadly speaking there are two kinds of knowledge: purely intellectual judgments about the facts of existence; and judgments of valuation, which imply the appreciation […]