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Season 3 - Episode 13

2.29: The Value of Wonder

5 min - Talk


James recites and translates verse 2.29 from the Gita, which points towards cultivating a sense of wonder. Being in a state of wonder keeps us alert, curious, inquisitive, and engaged in the mystery of life, and is a way to maximize our learning opportunity as an embodied human soul.
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Nov 27, 2015
Bhakti, Jnana
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YesYes! I was just thinking about the various models proposed for understanding the workings of the human body: functional anatomy, the chakra system, meridians, reflexology, and so on... our prehensile mind wants to grab onto and possess these and say "I've GOT IT!". Which is, of course, impossible, as you refreshingly point out, James. Because they are NOT IT. And wonder is the antidote... yeah....
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Yes Kate, I agree with that you said here.  I always need to remind myself that the teachings are an invitation and a suggestion, they are not IT.  And that a sense of wonder fosters a spirit of curiosity and inquisiteveness, what does it mean for me?  Where am I in all this?   Thank you James !

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