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 Jun 2023


  • An impermanent association by and through which THE SUPREME explores THE SUPREME.
  • Structure enables THE SUPREME to know THE SUPREME in limitless ways.
  • Structure enables creativity and experience.
  • Types of structure include connections, containers, forms, patterns, shapes, etc.
  • The most-profound structure is the vessel of THE SUPREME.
  • Supreme Mind is a structure within THE SUPREME.
  • The totality of consciousness is a structure of Supreme Mind.
  • The totality of form is a structure within Supreme Mind.
  • In unconsciousness, structure may be experienced as confining.
  • Liberating structure facilitates the dissolution of structures of unconsciousness.


  • “All structures are impermanent.”
  • “All structures are unstable.” (From a sign referenced in The Power of Now.)
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