“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #12”
The Nectar of Devotion, Vrndavana, 09.11.1972—
2410) Whether I know this world is the reflection of spiritual world! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
————– As it is described in the Bhagavad-gita, Fifteenth Chapter: urdhva-mulam adhah-sakha. This tree, this material world (is) compared with a asvattha vrksa. The root is up, upstairs, upwards, and the branches and leaves are down, downwards. Why? Because it is reflection, chaya, or maya. The real tree is in the Vaikuntha planet or in the spiritual world. It is only simply reflection. ———–————————