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 Wednesday 15 July 2020

IS THE WORLD UNREAL?

Swami Sivananda

In reality, there is no world. It is a mere appearance, like the snake in the rope. All names and forms are unreal like the shadow, like water in the mirage, blueness in the sky. The unreality of the world is the truth in the ultimate analysis. But, in relative existence, one cannot deny it. It is quite real from the empirical standpoint. This world is not absolutely unreal, because you experience it, you feel it. It is not absolutely real also, because it vanishes when you attain wisdom. Contd …


God is an ocean of compassion, mercy, love and forgiveness. The highest way of worshipping God is to strive to become like Him in your nature, in your dealings with others.

- Swami Chidananda

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