Meaning of Maya

English: Maya
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Definition: 1

the power, as of a god, to produce illusions.

Definition: 2

the production of an illusion.

Definition: 3

(in Vedantic philosophy) the illusion of the reality of sensory experience and of the experienced qualities and attributes of oneself.

Definition: 4

(initial capital letter). Also called Mahamaya. a goddess personifying the power that creates phenomena.

Definition: 5

a member of a major pre-Columbian civilization of the Yucatán Peninsula that reached its peak in the 9th century a.d. and produced magnificent ceremonial cities with pyramids, a sophisticated mathematical and calendar system, hieroglyphic writing, and fine sculpture, painting, and ceramics.