Self knowledge 03 The Illusion of This Moment Popular

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The third lecture about Shankaracharya's Atma Bodha, a Hindu scripture about the nature of the Self and how to connect with it. This lecture investigates the role of Maya, and the upadhis, koshas or bodies, all explained in relation with Kabbalah.

“Cyclic existence [samsara], which is full of attachments, aversions, etc., is like a dream. It appears to be real as long as one is ignorant, but becomes unreal when one is awake.” - Shankaracharya, Atma Bodha 6

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