Enlightenment means knowing GOD. Shedding of ego and the sense of ‘I’ is most important and is the only way to reach enlightenment.
(accessed from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:MaraAssault.JPG User:PHG An aniconic representation of Mara’s assault on the Buddha, 2nd century CE, Amaravati. Musee Guimet, Paris. Personal photograph, released under GDFL. )
In Buddhism, Māra is the demon who tempted Siddartha Gautama the Buddha by trying to seduce him with the vision of beautiful women who, in various legends, are often said to be Mara’s daughters