The Essential Non-Duality

How are we to understand the essential non-duality? The best way of approach is with a serene mind. A serene mind is one that is willing to give some attention to the deeper philosophical questions about life. By philosophical questions is meant those questions which seek to achieve a detached overview of life as a whole. Their aim is to find out whether there is not more to our experience than meets the eye. What meets the eye, so to say, is what might be called duality. Duality does not just mean the existence of two principles, like mind and matter, the world and its creator, or the pairs of opposites like good and evil. From this duality arises the almost infinite variety of phenomena that we experience as individuals, and normally take on face value.

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This article is from the Summer 2020 issue of Self-Knowledge Journal.