Maya and the Five Kanchukas….

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In the cosmology of Kashmir Shaivism, God (Shiva) manifests the world out of Himself in a series of 36 principles, or tattvas. The first five tattvas are called pure; it is not until the sixth tattva that forgetfulness of our true nature becomes apparent. The sixth tattva is Maya tattva. Maya conceals God’s true identity. The word “maya” comes from …

As we let go….

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As we let go of our shrunkenness and expand, the resulting experiences cause us to have culture shock. We cannot relate with them, and so either deny them, shrink them into an idea, or stop doing what brings us this expansion.