Posts Tagged ‘kāma-loka’

The World of Appearance

Though multitudinousness of things has no [real] existence as such, they appear to the intoxicated as like fire-flies because of their constitutional disturbance; like-wise is the world essentially [appearance]. Our apparent world is based on intoxication. Enamored with the colorful dance of the vijnanas, the perceiver can be likened unto a drunkard, stumbling about in a maze of uncertainty as to what is truly Real. [Cleary]: Just as a magic illusion appears in straw, sticks, and Read more [...]