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: 5 Mar 2024


  • Enlightenment.
  • Establishment in and as true nature.
  • Knowing reality beyond dreams of sentient beings.
  • Knowing reality beyond illusory existence.
  • Realization of Divinity/God/Source.
  • Realization of being Divinity/God/Source.
  • Realization of true nature.
  • Awakeness is the basis of existence.
  • When the Mind is clear, awakeness is obvious.
  • Awakeness is not an experience or a state.
  • Supreme Awakeness is being awake to THE SUPREME.
  • Supreme Awakeness is being awake as THE SUPREME.
  • Apex awakeness is the final and original awakeness.
  • Apex awakeness is unalloyed. There can be no unawakeness in apex awakeness.
  • In apex awakeness, it is obvious that there is only apex awakeness.


  • “The flourishing of all of life is an indication of apex awakeness.”
  • “When YOU are awake, the entire universe is awake.”
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