She was a slave to hideous rites, gazing at the apparitional snake.
That is, matter manifests itself in form, and form is apparitional.
Buddha is the all-loving teacher, assuming the shape of the beings whom he teaches; this is the Nirmna Kya, his apparitional body.
This is the second person of the Buddhist triad, the apparitional body of Gotama.
So with the apparitional ...