The Great Delusion: Maya, Devi, and (un)Reality in Advaita Vedanta vs. Shakta Tantra

Yesterday my husband was reading my latest post when he stumbled on this verse from the Chandi:

12.37: By her, this universe is deluded. She herself brings forth everything. Entreated, she bestows right knowledge; propitiated, she bestows prosperity.

“Wait a minute,” he said. “By her the universe is deluded? That doesn’t sound good at all!”

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