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


  • That which is the case.
  • Reality has the quality of indivisibility.
  • Reality is nonconceptualizable.
  • Reality is nondual.
  • Reality is unicity.
  • Reality is what is in the absence of any belief in separation.
  • Reality is all that is in the absence of any belief in separation.
  • Reality includes actuality and potential. Reality includes all that is expressed and all that can ever be expressed.
  • Reality is what is, and is not what is not.
  • Reality is everything except for the belief of separation, which is not, and its implications, which are not.
  • Reality is not what appears to be.
  • The appearance of division or separation is not reality.
  • Although appearances are not reality, reality is hidden in appearances.
  • Belief in division or separation leads to the experience of being ejected from reality, i.e., the fall or banishment from paradise.
  • Belief in division or separation conjures the experience of unreality, which is the experience of finiteness and separation.
  • Reality is, unreality is not. There is not even not. Thus unreality is said to be a dream.
  • Reality is infinite. Finitude depends on the belief in the idea of separation and is unreal.
  • Reality is not objective. The knower of reality is reality. The separation required for there to seem to be objectivity is impossible. Objectivity is part of the impossible dream.
  • That which is known in clarity is reality.
  • That which is known in Supreme Clarity is Supreme Reality.
  • Supreme Reality is THE SUPREME.
  • Supreme Reality is all that is supreme.
  • Supreme Reality is identical to Supreme Awakeness/Enlightenment, Supreme Awareness, the Supreme I/YOU, Supreme Divinity/God/Source, etc.
  • In Supreme Reality there is only THE SUPREME.
  • In Supreme Reality, it is obvious that the only reality is Supreme Reality.
  • Supreme Reality is THE SUPREME knowing THE SUPREME.


  • “To know the nature of reality, one must be reality.”
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