“Absence of thought does not mean a blank. There must
be someone to be aware of that blank. Knowledge and ignorance
pertain only to the mind and are in duality, but the Self is
beyond them both. It is pure Light. There is no need for one
Self to see another. There are no two selves. What is not the
Self is mere non-self and cannot see the Self. The Self has no
sight or hearing; it lies beyond them, all alone, as pure
General surgeon (retired). Studied Western philosophy at U of Toronto. Afterwards interest turned to advaita vedanta and non-duality for past 20 yrs, plus a long interlude in Sufism coinciding with that period. Now contributing in ’Advaita Vision’ with regular posts and discussions.