• The onset of this second movement is characterized by the falling away of self and coming upon "that" which remains when it is gone. But this going-out is an upheaval, a complete turnabout of such proportions it cannot possibly be missed, under-emphasized, or sufficiently stressed as a major landmark in the contemplative life.

    Bernadette Roberts (1993). “The Experience of No-Self: A Contemplative Journey”, p.13, SUNY Press