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: 31 Jul 2023


  • The reality beyond or prior to phenomena.
  • Supreme Stillness is an attribute of THE SUPREME.
  • Supreme Stillness is a quality of Supreme Reality.
  • If one is truly still, then one is Supreme Reality. “Be still and know that I am God” is an instruction to settle into the direct knowing of who and what one already is.


  • “In absolute stillness, without going anywhere, one is absolutely everywhere.”
  • “The doing that arises from stillness is stillness doing.”
  • “The doing that arises from Supreme Stillness is the doing of THE SUPREME.”
  • “The words that arise from Supreme Stillness are the words of THE SUPREME.”
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