Maya

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Maya, the Great Mother
Realm Creation
Symbols The Great Grey Owl
Relatives Callisto and Sinope
Allies None
Enemies None
Order Name None
Temples None


Maya, the Great Mother, existed at the fount of all Creation. Reality as it was experienced through ordinary consciousness could be ultimately understood as a manifestation of Her fundamentally creative energies. The multiplicities and complexities of Creation belied their origin in the same Source, and this illusion was called the Veil of Maya.


History

The year 395 A.F. marked the conclusion of one epoch and the birth of another. Sarapis, the Logos, who had overseen all Creation since the beginning of Time itself, merged Makali, the Goddess of Destruction, and Maya, the Mother of Humanity, into one being: Maya, the Great Mother. Imbuing the new Goddess with His own power, He passed on to Her the mantle of Supreme Creator of Achaea.

In 613 A.F., Maya sacrificed Her divinity to raise hundreds of mortals as demigods in hopes of defeating the forces of Bal'met, the Worldreaver. The feat was a success, and in the aftermath, Maya relinquished Her waning immortality to return to Her beginnings as an Aldar, departing to an unknown place to lead a mortal life.