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: 24 Mar 2024


  • The body and the mind together as one.
  • The local body, including the brain, and the nonlocal mind together as one.
  • The indivisible single system of the body and the mind.
  • The body is not separate from the mind and cannot be understood or healed separately from the mind.
  • The body is in the mind. The mind pervades the entire body. The body is the manifestation of beliefs in the mind.
  • The whole of manifestation is the universal bodymind. The body of the universe is the manifestation of an idea in the Mind.


  • “Body and mind are one.”
  • “Healing the mind is healing the body. Healing the body is healing the mind.”
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