Table of Contents for Root Meanings

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  • 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: 11 Mar 2024

Ignorance

  • The state of not knowing Divinity/God/Source.
  • The state of not knowing isness.
  • The state of not knowing THAT which YOU are.
  • The state of not knowing THE SUPREME.
  • The state of not knowing what is real and true.
  • The state of forgetfulness of Divinity/God/Source.
  • The state of forgetfulness of isness.
  • The state of forgetfulness of THAT which YOU are.
  • The state of forgetfulness of THE SUPREME.
  • The state of forgetfulness of what is real and true.
  • Unconsciousness.
  • In ignorance, one believes in apparent separation and experiences apparent separation.
  • In ignorance, one lives primarily through the senses.
  • In ignorance, one regards experience as primary.
  • In ignorance, indirect knowing is favored over the direct knowing of gnosis.
  • Ignorance is transcended with the realization that “I am the Truth,” “I am Divinity/God/Source,” “I am THE SUPREME,” etc.

Sayings:

  • “Ignorance leads to more ignorance.”
  • “The one thing that is guaranteed to end is ignorance, which never really begins in the first place.”
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