what is duality?

What does this do to your reality bubble?

Nisargadatta: Duality arises when consciousness arises. I am present and I know that I am present – that is duality. I am and I am not conscious of being present – that is unicity. There is only one, but when this conscious presence is there, then there is a sense of duality.

Questioner: Is a Realized person aware of everything?
Nisargadatta: Actually no one is realized, there is only pure knowledge. It is only for reasons of communication that we say a person is realized. The knowledge has realized that it is knowledge; that is all that has happened. I am not the body, I am not the words; when knowledge recognizes this it is called Self-Realization.

source: Nisargadatta, Prior to Consciousness, December 9, 1980

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