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Season 2 - Episode 2

Recitation of Chapter 2

25 min - Practice


Rest in the timeless vibration of the Gita. With devotion, steady attention, and grace, James recites Chapter 2 of the Bhagavad Gita in Sanskrit. He opens with a chant to Ganesha followed by an invocation to the Gita. This mantra practice is designed for us to both listen and participate in the recitation.

Follow along with us by downloading the invocation and transliteration of Chapter 2. Join in at 1:57 as James begins to chant this portion of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Aug 07, 2015
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Such an impressive feat of memory and devotion. You have a beautifully sonorous voice for chanting! I can only imagine the hours and hours and hours of study that have culminated in this recitation. Thank you.

It just occurred to me that the way the narrative is framed is significant. We are cast into the same position as the blind king, as the story is revealed, through sound, to our inner eye. We are blind in so many ways, figuratively speaking. Illumination dawns through sound...
This is such a potent and profound practice. Thank you for offering it. OM.
The wheel of time turns... and the Gita continues to speak to me as my life and its challenges unfold.

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