The Nonduality philosophy says that there is just One Eternal Spirit in existence, and that everything in the Universe was created by it and is an inseparable part of it. It says that any separateness is an illusion of the mind.
Nonduality speaks of the Oneness of Being, and aims at becoming aware of this Oneness. In the East, this philosophy is known as Advaita Vedanta.
“When we turn the mind inwards, God manifests as the inner consciousness.”
“All separation, every kind of estrangement and alienation is false. All is one.”
“Boundary lines, of any type, are never found in the real world itself, but only in the imagination of the mapmakers.”
“The world exists only when we think about it; creation stories are for children. In reality, the world is created every moment.”
“Treating everything as a dream liberates. As long as you give reality to dreams, you are their slave.”
“To be conscious of Being, you need to reclaim consciousness from the mind. This is one of the most essential tasks on your spiritual journey.”
“We take that which is unreal to be real and that which is real to be unreal.”
“The consciousness in you and the consciousness in me, apparently two, really one, seek unity and that is love.”
“Words do not contain the truth, they only point us to it.”
“Great knowledge sees all in one. Small knowledge breaks down into the many.”
“When I heard the sound of the bell ringing, there was no I, and no bell, just the ringing.”
“To study the way of the Buddha is to study your own self. To study your own self is to forget yourself. To forget yourself is to have the objective world prevail in you.”
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“Silence is the mother of everything that has come out from the Depth. And Silence kept quiet about what she was unable to describe: the Unspeakable.”
“The mind is the projection machine, which constantly projects pictures on the screen we call reality.”
“All the mind-streams eventually flow into the one ocean beingness, there are many pathways for the mind, there are no paths for the heart, for the heart is infinite and fills everything.”
“Just as the fire is the direct cause for cooking, so without Knowledge no emancipation can be had. Compared with all other forms of discipline Knowledge of the Self is the one direct means for liberation.”
“Experiences that come and go are not an experience of the permanent state. The permanent state never comes and goes, and it is not experienced at one time but not at other.”
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