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Mayapati form of Vishnu

Mayapati is one among the numerous names of Hindu God Vishnu. Maya is considered as Vishnu’s power of illusion and therefore he is Mayapati. Maya is identified as Prakriti or the source of the universe. Maya is the inscrutable power of Vishnu and nobody can transcend the influence of it.

Maya is that makes us think the unreal to be real. It creates a web of deception and illusion. Only those who take refuge in Vishnu escapes from the sphere of Maya.

Maya is also referred as Vaishnavi Maya or Yogamaya.