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: 12 Mar 2024

Compassion

  • A form of love that works to reduce and end suffering.
  • A form of love that works to end suffering by addressing the root cause of suffering.
  • Loving action that restores the knowing of reality.
  • The practice of compassion facilitates the realization of Truth as an antidote to suffering. Suffering diminishes as Truth is realized.
  • To the extent that one is realized as THE SUPREME, one is able to practice compassion more powerfully.
  • Compassionate action is empowered in the measure that there is realization of THE SUPREME.
  • Compassion can be fierce. The process of eliminating suffering may be experienced as “tough love” by those who are attached to their suffering.
  • Supreme Compassion facilitates the full remembrance of THE SUPREME, which is the full remembrance of being THE SUPREME. Suffering disappears completely when THE SUPREME is completely remembered.
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