Often when we discuss the Principle of Duality, we focus on the male and female aspect and the Great Dance between the two. However, there are deeper, more esoteric layers to this principle than the biological interpretation. There are the psychological aspects of the personality and the subconscious mind. There are electrical aspects of energy including protons and electrons. There are the spiritual aspects of the Summerland and the manifested realm (here).
Being in the manifested form is not about maintaining perfect balance or remaining in the center point of all things. At that point, there is no movement. There is no growth. There is only being. The spiritual state is the place of being. The manifested form is the place of growth, expansion, and learning. This place, this body, this life is about becoming more than what we once were.
In order to facilitate growth, there must be a dynamic and a dynamic only exists between at least two points reacting to each other. In the center where there is perfect harmony, those two points have merged into one point singularly and, thus, there is no longer any movement or energetic dynamic occurring. Perfect harmony is also perfect stagnation and preservation. This is the place where things neither grow older, younger, or learn.
In the realm of perfect balance, we can locate the akashic records, for example. It is knowledge as it is and is preserved. Once information is brought into the akashic library, it does not deteriorate with time or age as a book would in the manifested plane, but rather remains permanently preserved in state in which it was recorded or received.
This is also the realm of the Summerland where souls journey to rest and rejuvenate before rebirth. So within the center of perfect harmony, we can also find healing and rejuvenation.
However, in the center, we can resume our balanced state, but it is not a place for growth. We must journey forth and be reborn into the manifested realm (the physical world) in order to be in a dynamic environment. Just being in the manifested realm does not guarantee growth, however. It is also a place of deterioration. It is the principle of duality at work – not only in the male and female productive side of nature – but the growth and decline cycle as well. Thus, we can achieve greatness and strength or embrace our vices and weaknesses, and sometimes, cycle through both extremes in the same life. Both can provide growth and experiences that we will one day bring back to the lap of the Great Spirit when we reunite.
Within this great understanding, we sit in the here and now in this manifested place in our manifested form. Our spirits remember the center of balance and in the state of imbalance necessary for growth, we yearn for that balance even though it only offers us preservation after rejuvenation. Even there, though, after a time of maintaining preservation, we then yearn for the dynamic and rebirth. It is the nature within our creation that makes us seek beyond ourselves that spurs us through this principle of duality as well. Rejuvenation (spiritual balance) and Growth (dynamic manifestation).