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concept of Māyā an essay in historical survey of the Hindu theory of the world, with special reference to the Vedānta. by Paul David Devanandan

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Published by Lutterworth Press in London .
Written in English

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  • Maya (Hinduism)

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SeriesLutterworth library -- v. 31, Missionary research series -- no. 13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19550341M

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In Advaita Vedanta philosophy, māyā is the limited, purely physical and mental reality in which our everyday consciousness has become entangled. Māyā is held to be an illusion, a veiling of the true, unitary Self—the Cosmic Spirit also known as Brahman. The concept of māyā was.   Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī says that māyā can be subdivided into two categories based on her functions. The first is called jīva-māyā, the feature of māyā that covers the living being’s true nature, or also uses the term nimittāṁśa, “efficient or instrumental aspect,” to refer to this subdivision due its being instrumental in covering the living being with ignorance. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reyna, Ruth. Concept of māyā from the Vedas to the 20th century. Bombay, New York, Asia Pub. House [].

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Māyā in the Brahma Sūtra and Gauḍapāda's Kārikā --V. The Māyā Vāda of Śaṅkara --VI. The Viśishṭādvaita of Rāmānuja --VII. Māyā and the Vishṇuite Sampradāyas --VIII. The doctrine of māyā and later Vaishṇavite Bhakti cults --IX. Māyā and the modern .   (By starting with the ‘About’ then reading the ‘Posts’ in order, this site will serve you best) Boris Mouravieff commenting the biblical passage “No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God”, writes: “If this condition was not fulfilled, if the precursors still let themselves be pulled in by the illusions of the world and of the personality. Prakāśānanda argues that in accordance with the texts of the Veda, māyā, in terms of which the world is sought to be explained, is a fictitious non-entity (tuccha). Aspirants of middling intellect (bālāḥ) think of it as real, and for them only vivarta-vāda has any value. Queen Māyā of Sakya (Pali: Māyādevī) was the birth mother of Gautama Buddha, the sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. She was sister of Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī, the first Buddhist nun ordained by the Buddha.. In Buddhist tradition Maya died soon after the birth of Buddha, generally said to be seven days afterwards, and came to life again in a Buddhist heaven realm, a pattern that.