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The Question is How to See (Not - What To Do)

The Question is How to See (Not - What To Do)

Dec 24, 2017-- What does it mean to see beyond thinking; to keep the eyes of the soul open past one's ability to understand? Jeanne de Salzmann provides one way to sit with this question, staying with the asking rather than striving toward the answering. Jeanne was a musician, dance instructor and pupil of G.I Gurdjieff for over 30 years. She continued his work, leading the Gurdjieff Institute in Paris until she died at 101 years old in 1990. In this article from Parabola, Jeanne reflects on how to keep the brain open in an attitude of respect toward what one cannot understand with the intellect. (6590 reads)


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