Consciousness cannot be aware of itself;
Consciousness cannot be aware of the other;
Consciousness can only be aware of itself as the other
A beautiful statement, in its simplicity and (as far as I can tell right now) accuracy.
This spacious awareness cannot be aware of itself, no more than an eye can see itself. When we try to find ourselves, whatever we see is not the source.
We cannot see the other, because there is no other. When awareness awakens to its nature, it functions transdually.
This spacious awareness can only see itself through and as the other… The source can only see itself as the other.