is Non-Duality (Advaita)?
Non-duality is the understanding that
there is only One Truth or Reality, and therefore only One Self in
all beings. This One Truth is Being-Consciousness-Bliss Absolute.
It exists equally in the Creator, the
soul and in creation and transcends all three. It is not merely a
theory but is the experiential unity of the perceiver, the action of
seeing, and the object perceived.
Without knowing the One, we remain
trapped in duality, ignorance and sorrow. To know the One is to
become it, which is to recognize its Self-existent reality.
This requires profound meditation, which
in turn is only possible if we have first purified our minds of
egoism and learned to live our daily lives in harmony with universal
Sanatana Dharma bases itself on
non-duality. For this reason it cannot set up one religious identity
against another. It recognizes the same Self in all beings. Its
various practices help us merge into the One, which transcends all