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: 24 Mar 2024

Duality

  • Oneness appearing as twoness.
  • The appearance of opposites.
  • The appearance of twoness.
  • The apparent separation between Divinity/God/Source and oneself.
  • The appearance of being other than Divinity/God/Source.
  • The appearance of separation from Divinity/God/Source.
  • The indivisible One appearing as two or more.
  • The appearance of two (or more) distinct forms that are actually one (e.g., the particle-wave duality in physics).
  • In unawakeness, dualistic appearances are believed to be separate.
  • Duality is a labelfor the experience of unreality that results from believing in separation from Divinity/God/Source.
  • Duality is a label for the experience of unreality that results from believing in separation from THE SUPREME.
  • Duality is a label for the experience of unreality that results from believing in separation or denying/forgetting oneness.
  • Duality is fundamentally nondual.
  • Apex nirvana and apex peace are attained when duality is completely transcended.

Sayings:

  • “Duality is nonproblematic. The appearance of two is nonproblematic. The belief that one can be separate from another such that one plus one equals two is problematic.”
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