Table of Contents for Root Meanings

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  • Root Meanings is a work in progress that will continue to emerge and evolve until the Mind of minds is absolutely clear. The definitions below are subject to evolution.
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Revision: 17 Feb 2024

Suffering

  • Painful dissatisfaction with unreality.
  • The inevitable consequence of believing in separation.
  • The inevitable consequence of believing in unreality.
  • The inevitable consequence of forgetting Divinity/God/Source.
  • The inevitable consequence of forgetting THE SUPREME.
  • The inevitable consequence of forgetting that Divinity/God/Source is YOU.
  • The inevitable consequence of forgetting that THE SUPREME is YOU.
  • The inevitable consequence of denying or rejecting Divinity/God/Source.
  • The inevitable consequence of denying or rejecting THE SUPREME.
  • The inevitable consequence of denying or rejecting that Divinity/God/Source is YOU.
  • The inevitable consequence of denying or rejecting that THE SUPREME is YOU.
  • The inevitable consequence of identification, which is believing in being other than THE SUPREME.
  • The inevitable consequence of attempting to exclude anyone or anything from Divinity/God/Source.
  • A sign of attempting to deny or reject THAT which YOU are.
  • A sign of attempting to disown THAT which YOU are.
  • A sign of delusion and ignorance.
  • A sign of nonsurrender (of the belief in separation).
  • A sign of nonsurrender (of falsehood).
  • The experience of suffering indicates that one is ready (albeit unconsciously) to transcend the present context in which separation is believed.
  • The collective experience of suffering indicates that the collective is ready (albeit unconsciously) to transcend the present context in which separation is believed.
  • To know what suffering is is to be liberated from the cycle of suffering.

Sayings:

  • “It is ego, and only ego, that suffers.”
  • “To live from the personality self is to suffer.”
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