Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation homepage > Notebooks of Paul Brunton



Although awareness is the first way in which we can regard the soul or Overself, the latter is also that which makes awareness possible and hence a sub- or super-conscious thing. This explains why it is that we do not know our souls, but only our thoughts, our feelings, and our bodies. It is because we are the soul and hence we are the knower as well as the act of knowing. The eyes see everything outside yet do not see themselves.


-- Notebooks Category 22: Inspiration and the Overself > Chapter 3: The Overself's Presence > # 186






The Notebooks are copyright © 1984-1989, The Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation.