A Quote by Bernadette Roberts on self, no self, new dimension, mind, now-moment, unknown, still point, self realisation, christian, contemplative, journey, passageway, true nature, and julie sarah powell

It is far more than the discovery of life without a self. The immediate, inevitable result is an emergence into a new dimension of knowing and being that entails a difficult and prolonged readjustment. the reflexive mechanism of the mind -or whatever it is that allows us to be self-conscious - is cut off or permanently suspended so the mind is ever after held in a fixed now moment out of which it cannot move in its uninterrupted gaze upon the Unknown,

Bernadette Roberts

Source: The experience of no self: A contemplative journey by Bernadette Roberts. P13

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