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.
  • The intention is to make these definitions available under a suitable Creative Commons license. In the meantime, unless otherwise noted, all works in progress and the final work are copyright Jeff Vander Clute.

Revision: 7 Apr 2024


  • Ideas that are retained for a purpose.
  • All knowledge is provisional.
  • Liberating knowledge is knowledge that supports liberation from fixed ideas.
  • Liberating knowledge loosens the attachment to beliefs, concepts, and opinions.
  • Knowledge is liberating when it supports the realization of what is real and true.
  • Knowledge is supremely liberating when it supports realization of THE SUPREME.
  • Knowledge is an obstacle once it has no further liberating potential.
  • Supreme Knowledge is the knowledge that YOU are THE SUPREME.
  • All knowledge, including Supreme Knowledge, must eventually be relinquished.
  • All knowledge is rendered unnecessary once THE SUPREME is thoroughly remembered as THAT which YOU are.
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