' The Inner Reality '...
Of little use are explanations which befog truth and bewilder understanding.
To inform a Western reader that an enlightened man sees only "Brahman" is to imply that he does not see forms, that is, the world.
But the fact is that he does see what unenlightened men see--the physical objects and creatures around him--or he could not attend to the simplest little necessity or duty of which all humans have to take care.
But he sees things without being limited to their physical appearance--he knows their inner reality too.
-- Notebooks Category 25: World-Mind in Individual Mind > Chapter 2: Enlightenment Which Stays > # 243
-- Perspectives > Chapter 25: World-Mind in Individual Mind > # 39 Paul Brunton
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