A Quote by Bernadette Roberts on inward, centre, myself, nothing, empty, seeing, joy, self, no self, self-realization, and julie sarah powell

But coming home that day, walking downhill with a panorama of valley and hills before me, I turned my gaze inward, and what I saw, stopped me in my tracks. Instead of the usual unlocalized centre of myself, there was nothing there, it was empty, and at the moment of seeing this there was a flood of quiet joy and I knew, finally I knew what was missing-it was my "self".

Bernadette Roberts

Source: The experience of no self: A contemplative journey by Bernadette Roberts. p23

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