What is meant … By the term “illusion” is that phenomena do not exist independently of other phenomena, that their appearance of independent existence is illusory. This is all that is meant by “illusion,” not that something is not really there.

The Dalai Lama (b. 1935) Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader [The 14th Dalai Lama; a/k/a Lhama Thondup / Lhama Dhondrub; b. Tenzin Gyatso]
Worlds in Harmony (1992)

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