What is the difference between AWARENESS and WITNESSING?

The Stages Of A Spiritual Journey :
From Unconsciousness To Consciousness ,
From Consciousness To WITNESSING ,
FROM WITNESSING TO AWARENESS

QUESTION: What is the difference between AWARENESS and WITNESSING?

OSHO:
“There is much difference between awareness and witnessing. Witnessing is still an act; you are doing it, the ego is there. So the phenomenon of witnessing is divided between the subject and the object.

Witnessing is a relationship between subject and object. Awareness is absolutely devoid of any subjectivity or objectivity. There is no one who is witnessing in awareness; there is no one who is being witnessed. Awareness is a total act, integrated; the subject and the object are not related in it; they are dissolved. So awareness doesn’t mean that anyone is aware, nor does it mean that anything is being attended to.

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