To the one who has understood the spiritual truth, the world is neither a bed of thorns nor a field of fire, nor something entirely unreal like a dream city. To the wise, sansara—the field of changing existence—is to his Atman (Self) what the rays are to the diamond. The Absolute is revealed through sansara. The Lord realises His infinite capacities and powers through the becoming process of the world. Then there is nothing to fear.
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