What we experience is always distorted through/by the filter of our own perception.
What is it when it seems like something is a sign or a perfectly timed message? Is it a moment of clarity or more illusion? The teachings say that diligent practice over a period of time with the right teachers… (READ MORE)
I’ve been working on illusion busting this week, finding more places where my eyes have been turned away. March Against Mass Incarceration, Lafayette Park, August 19, 2017
March for Science, Washington,DC, April 22, 2017.
What seems brightest, or biggest, or most important is a matter of perspective and degree of understanding (or lack thereof).
In classical yoga, maya is the illusion that the tangible world is what is real. Only atman is real; the world we experience through our senses (and our senses them selves) as reality is an illusion. We renounce the world… (READ MORE)
In classical yoga, the term maya, one of the meanings of which is “illusion,” refers to all of our embodied being — the physical, mental, and emotional. The perceptible world is not real; only spirit is real. In the tantric… (READ MORE)
In classical yoga systems, we are taught that all the world is an illusion (maya) and the only thing that is “real” is Atman (spirit, the One). I do not subscribe to that belief, but I do believe in the… (READ MORE)