An analogy used to describe the appearances of superficial true phenomena in the Mahayana systems – like illusions, they appear to be true, but they do not correspond to how things actually exist. Nevertheless, unlike illusions, they function in terms of cause and effect.

Tibetan: སྒྱུ་མ། sgyu-ma

Sanskrit: māyā

Synonyms: Maya

Other languages

Deutsch: Illusion
Español: Ilusión

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