Erroneous conception of means of knowledge and objects of knowledge is similar to the erroneous conception of things in a dream

But the real nature of things is not known by analyzing them mentally. It is now known, just as the existence of a cloth part from the [constituting] threads is not known

This is no reason [to think so] since it contradicts [experience]

Because [the properties] depend [for their existence] on that [real nature], it […]

We behold that darkness beyond being, concealed under all natural light

The simple, absolute and immutable mysteries of divine Truth are hidden in the super-luminous darkness of that silence which revealeth in secret. For this darkness, though of deepest obscurity, is yet radiantly clear; and, though beyond touch and sight, it more than fills our unseeing minds with splendours of transcendent beauty. . . . We […]

The world arose to hide it and became the screen on which it was projected and drawn between you and the truth

You have expressed surprise at hearing how very different is reality from what you see. You do not realize the magnitude of that one error. It was so vast and so completely incredible that from it a world of total unreality had to emerge. What else could come of it? Its fragmented aspects are fearful […]

Perception is the medium by which ignorance is brought to knowledge

Perception is the medium by which ignorance is brought to knowledge. Yet the perception must be without deceit, for otherwise it becomes the messenger of ignorance rather than a helper in the search for truth.

Power is not a seeming strength, and truth is beyond semblance of any kind

Yet the essential thing is learning that you do not know. Knowledge is power, and all power is of God. You who have tried to keep power for yourselves have lost it. You still have the power, but you have interposed so much between it and your awareness of it that you cannot use it. […]