' The Truth of Nonduality '...


Everything comes in pairs as death with life and
darkness with light.

Whatever seems to be
necessary to existence is so only because its
opposite is equally necessary.

Duality is a governing
factor of the world and everything within it
including ourselves.

That alone is outside the world,
is nondual, which is the untouchable Reality.

This is
the Chinese idea of yin and yang, and the Bhagavad
Gita's expression "the pairs of opposites" conveys
the same idea.

Duality is a fact. It is here.

But it is
also an illusion and the opposite truth which
completes it is the nondual.

We may deplore the
illusory nature of our existence, but we need not
get lost in it for it is fulfilled, completed, and
finalized in its complement the Real.


--Paul Brunton, Notebooks

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