Although the Dynamic Stillness is implicit in all form, it is, in turn, an explicate expression of an even deeper mystery.

In many Eastern spiritual traditions, such as Buddhism and Taoism, this mystery is called Emptiness, and is understood to be the unfathomable ground of life.

Buddhism stresses that all forms are inherently empty and that emptiness is the essential truth of existence. This emptiness is not a vacuum, but is the essence of all form.

In the Christian tradition, this understanding was beautifully expressed in The Cloud of Unknowing, a medieval spiritual text. Its writer maintains that one can only know God through unknowing all things in love…

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