What Do We Know

The more you think More widely More deeply The more you know That you do not know. Whatever you think you know Is something trivial One which lets you get by in life Without falling into a ditch Though quite often You find yourself Falling into a ditch So, even that trivial knowledge You know … Continue reading What Do We Know

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Ignorance (Maya, Avidya)

21-24. D.: What is this ignorance? M.: Listen. In the body appears a phantom, the ‘false-I’, to claim the body for itself and it is called jiva. This jiva always outward bent, taking the world to be real and himself to be the doer and experiencer of pleasures and pains, desirous of this and that, … Continue reading Ignorance (Maya, Avidya)