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.
  • Many excellent and useful definitions are not yet included. If you would like to make a suggestion, you may do so here.

Revision: 13 May 2023


  • A form of indirect knowing.
  • Interaction with creations.
  • Interaction with expressions.
  • Interaction that reflects separation to a greater or lesser degree.
  • The “receiving end” of creation.
  • Experience provides feedback that illuminates one’s inner state.
  • Experience reflects one’s inner state.
  • Experience reflects one’s state of realization.
  • Experience requires that there be a belief in separation from Divinity/God/Source.
  • Experience reveals the extent to which the idea of separation is believed.
  • Experience cannot be completely nondual. (Pure knowing or gnosis is completely nondual.)
  • Experience follows from belief.
  • One can only experience what one believes to be the case.
  • Experience reveals the beliefs that are operating, often unconsciously.
  • All experiences are equivalent, being empty.
  • There is only one experience happening.
  • Enlightenment is beyond experience.
  • Experience can serve a liberating purpose by loosening fixed ideas.
  • Experience is a type of knowing; however, pure knowing transcends experience.
  • The profound depths of gnosis transcend experience.
  • Supreme Gnosis is entirely beyond experience.
  • In apex enlightenment, experience is impossible.
  • In apex reality, experience is impossible.
  • The “experience trap” is desiring or requiring that which is transcendent of experience to be confirmed by experience before accepting it.


  • “The possibilities that one can experience are determined by the consciousness that one embodies.”
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