Does perception in nondual or other kinds of spiritual realization reveal what reality actually is? Many teachings emphasize that enlightenment is seeing how things actually are. However, the vision of reality given by the various teachings vary in significant ways.
Hameed Ali (A.H. Almaas) presents a vision of perception in spiritual realization that parallels the view in quantum theory of the relation between the observer and reality. Since in spiritual realization reality is more fundamental than the observer, actually manifesting the observer, the vision brings in the subtleties of realization and why there are many kinds. Reality becomes a much more mysterious truth than the view of any kind of realization, which requires encompassing the various views of enlightenment.