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Do You Ever Feel That Life Is An Illusion?


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Well it kind of is. We are in maya, which gurbani describes as a veil of illusion/falsehood. The goal is to get out, then maya will serve you.

We can never really trust what we perceive through our senses. For example say, have you ever seen somebody across the street, who you actually think it is someone you know, but then when you look at them again, it turns out to be somebody else. It is the same if you are in a crowded room, and you are looking at people from behind, and you call them only to find it was somebody else, i bet this has happened to all of us. Our brain changes what we see with our eyes. So it can never be the truth. That is actually scientific fact. OUr brain alters what we see, because otherwise we would be behind in time. Remember we see through light, and although light is quick, it still takes time for light to enter our eyes. That is why our brain predicts the future, which is also why we are likely to go wrong. It is also why we get fooled so easily by optical illusions, of which you can see many on the internet.

Another example is say you hear a gunshot, but you think it is a firework or something. I know this isn't a likely scenario, but im sure you can relate it to something you have seen. humans always make mistakes.

That is why God gave us the dasam duar, it is like the 6th sense. Only truth is seen there. It is where God resides. Only by shutting off all our other senses, can we experience things through that sensor.

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Do you ever freel that life is an illusion?

In Sri Asa Ki Vaar, we read that "sache tere khand sache brahamand...). This creation is true. With Satguru Nanak Dev jee, this life is an illusion. When a mortal comes under the sharan of Satguru, this world becomes a wondrous play and automatically says waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaheee, GUROOOOOOOO!

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