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Season 3 - Episode 6

2.11 - 2.13 The Junction Point

10 min - Talk


Yoga happens in the junction point where different energies can meet and can be harmonized. James recites and translates verses 2.11 - 2.13 of the Gita. Here, Krishna starts teaching on the battlefield, advising Arjuna that "the wise" do not mourn for the living or the dead. Change is inevitable. When something is unavoidable just be steady, otherwise you will suffer.
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Oct 09, 2015
Bhakti, Jnana
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Great.. thanks!
With the guidance of my Sanskrit teacher (Marcia Solomon), I am starting to look more closely at the second chapter of the Gītā. I am finding the whole "package" presented in this series - chanting, translation, and commentary, extremely useful. 2.11 and 2.12 are my translation assignment for this week - and coming back a few times to James discussion is super helpful in deepening my understanding. Many thanks for bringing this series to YA.

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