• If we are to reach certainty and true autonomy of realization, we need to be willing to be heretics. What's more, we need to become universal heretics, not believing anything that we do not know from direct experience, beyond stories, beyond hearsay, and even beyond the mind.

    A. H. Almaas (2011). “Diamond Heart: Book Five: Inexhaustible Mystery”, p.63, Shambhala Publications