[Advaita-l] Knowledge and the Means of Knowledge - 20

sunil bhattacharjya skbhattacharjya at gmail.com
Mon Sep 8 10:50:52 CDT 2008


Yes, it is somewhat like this. If I remember correctly, the Devi says
in the Devi Bhagavata (or is it in Devi Purana?) about the two types
of Maya ie. Maya and Avidya.


Suni lK. Bhattacharjya

On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 8:00 AM, latha vidyaranya <lathavidya at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
> hari omnamastesattva, rajas and tamas are the three gunas of the maaya. the truth is trigunaathiitha - beyond all the three. rajo and tamo gunaas are like iron curtains - can not make out that something exists beyond. sattva guna is perhaps like a transluscent curtain - you realise that there is something beyond, but the picture is not clear. only total surrenderance to a Guru can remove even that sattva veil and help you see beyond.hari omnamaste
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