Table of Contents for Root Meanings

General notes:

  • 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: 5 Feb 2024

Truth

  • Awakeness/enlightenment.
  • Divinity/God/Source.
  • Being Divinity/God/Source.
  • That which is always the case (though not necessarily unchanging).
  • Truth points to YOU.
  • Absolute truth and relative truth are constructs.
  • Relative truth approximates and approaches Supreme Truth.
  • Absolute truth emphasizes the unchanging aspect of Supreme Truth.
  • All concepts and forms of truth are one in Supreme Truth.
  • The Truth may be used as a synonym for Supreme Truth.
  • Ultimate truth may be used as a synonym for Supreme Truth.
  • Supreme Truth is Supreme Awakeness/Enlightenment.
  • Supreme Truth is Supreme Divinity/God/Source.
  • Supreme Truth is THE SUPREME.
  • Supreme Truth is being Supreme Divinity/God/Source.
  • Supreme Truth is being THE SUPREME.
  • Supreme Truth is being the Supreme I.
  • Supreme Truth is known directly.
  • Supreme Truth transcends absolute truth and relative truth.
  • Supreme Truth transcends love.
  • Supreme Truth transcends unity (but not unicity or prior unity).
  • Supreme Truth transcends all ideas and all mental content

Absolute truth

  • Relative to relative truth.
  • An aspect of truth.
  • A temporary learning device.
  • Absolute truth is empty of meaning.
  • Absolute truth invalidates conditioning and content.
  • Absolute truth invalidates false ideas.
  • Absolute truth invalidates identification.
  • Absolute truth is profoundly disruptive to the limited mind.

Relative truth

  • Relative to absolute truth.
  • An aspect of truth.
  • A temporary learning device.
  • A coherent body of temporary distinctions that approximate/approach Supreme Truth.
  • A curriculum for realizing oneness.
  • A curriculum for realizing that all is the Divine.
  • A curriculum for realizing that Divinity/God/Source is YOU.
  • A curriculum for realizing THE SUPREME.
  • A curriculum for realizing that YOU are THE SUPREME.
  • Relative truth affirms that Divinity/God/Source is YOU.
  • Relative truth approximates Supreme Truth with ever-increasing precision.
  • Relative truth points out the pathways that lead to Supreme Realization.
  • Relative truth works through contrast.

Selected statements of Supreme Truth:

  • “Nothing is needed.”
  • “Nothing really happens.”
  • “There is nothing outside of YOU.”
  • “There is nothing that must be done.”
  • “There is nothing that is not already here.”
  • “There is nowhere to go that is not here.”
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