The Transcendent isn't somewhere else or something else, but is the divine ground within all things, the empty essence from which all things arise and take on form.
Harding's experience of having no head parallels Joseph Smith's First Vision experience in remarkable ways.
What masks do we wear? What roles do we play? What self do we think we are? It is probably not the true Self. Coming out goes deep within.
I suggest that unique waves never return, but rather the ocean continues waving. The ocean is waving in you now.
Is there an Absolute? Postmodernism says no. But perhaps there is more nuance to reality.
Have you ever wondered where the energy that makes up your body-mind comes from, both bound in material form and free-flowing in "spiritual" form, and that this may be a deeper aspect of You?
Some thoughts on how we live in a relative world, which is an expression of a deeper divine Absolute.
Eckhart Tolle says that if we feel like dying, we might allow our self to die, by surrendering that "ego" of our mind to reality as it is. Such surrender is found in all the world's religions and mystical traditions, including Christianity.
We are not independent of nature, nor are we the cause of our self, but rather we arise in a deeper Source. That is our true Self.
We often feel alone in the world, separate from an ultimate or absolute. But why?