Sanskrit name Mahamaya (Sanskrit महामाया) literally means divine power of illusion. Mahamaya also refers to a great illusion.
Mahamaya founds reference in Purans (पुराण) where Mahamaya refers to the great deceit or illusion which makes the universe appears as if really existing. This word also refers to the illusory nature of worldly objects personified and identified with Goddess Durga.
Mahamaya is also mentioned in Vishnu Puran where Mahamaya is another name of Lord Vishnu as the greatest illusionist. Lord Vishnu can subject the greatest illusionist to illusion. Mahamaya is also name of Lord Shiva, as he is the possessor of the delusion.
Mahamaya is not at all a popular name in the USA. Mahamaya is a bit popular in India. Mahamaya is adopted by few people as the name of their children in India.
In our opinion Mahamaya is a unique but old style name. It has a nice and beautiful meaning attached to it. Mahamaya has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it.
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