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Innocence, Knowledge, and Wonder: What Happened to the Sense of Wonder I Felt as a Child? (Osho Life Essentials)

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The third title in this dynamic and exciting series, Innocence, Knowledge, and Wonder, looks to each person's last state of innocence--childhood--to recover the ability to truly be curious. Osho discusses why it is important to look to our "innerchild" and how it can help you understand the person you have become.

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Paperback, 208 pages
Published May 10th 2011 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published April 26th 2011)
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Reem
Jan 22, 2016 Reem rated it it was amazing
When you know, how can you wonder??

*Everybody is born as a genius, but people start compromising very soon. And when they compromise, their talents disappear, their intelligence dies. They go on selling their souls for mundane things, for useless things.
*Innocence is the door, through innocence you enter into beauty.
*The knowledgeable person lives with a question mark, and the person of awe and wonder lives with an exclamation point.
*Existence can be divided in three categories: the known, t
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Carleen
Oct 14, 2012 Carleen rated it it was amazing
"The more you become silent, the more you attain to the state of not-knowing, the why's starts slipping. One day suddenly you are not searching for causes and reasons and why's." - OSHO
Carmen Movilă
Jun 04, 2014 Carmen Movilă rated it it was amazing
Socotesc aceasta carte ca fiind una dintre putinele care a reusit sa imi schimbe viziunea despre cunoastere, intelectualitate, inteligenta si alte notiuni vitale. Osho explica concret cat de important este echilibrul dintre stiinta si misticism ca in cele din urma omul sa gandeasca liber si rational, dar si sa traiasca (ba chiar sa experimenteze) multitudinea emotiilor si senzatiilor indiferent de ceea ce spun legile morale scrise.
Saúl Girón
Aug 21, 2016 Saúl Girón rated it it was amazing
Osho, siempre tan repetitivo como siempre!!!
Pero siempre GENIAL, ÚNICO!
Nuevamente terminé encontrando palabras a esas grandes verdades de la Existencia que mi ser conoce de manera intuitiva, pero que no es capaz de definir con palabras o conceptos. Nuevamente me terminó encantando la simplicidad con la que dice cosas tan profundas, que desembocan en mi alma y la enriquecen y pacífican.
Maravilloso. Sencillamente maravilloso libro.
Santhosh Kumar
Jul 10, 2015 Santhosh Kumar rated it it was amazing
While I was in the psychology classroom, I was taught that humans learn through a process called schema where new concepts are understood by our existing knowledge that is similar to them. In this book, I learnt how wrong it is to learn something new that way.
Dinesh Pandey
Feb 03, 2014 Dinesh Pandey rated it it was amazing
Excellent book by an amazing thinker. He talks about things known, unknown and unknowable. A great book to explore the mystery and wonder of life
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One of the most provocative and inspiring spiritual teachers of the twentieth century, Osho defies categorization - reflecting everything from the individual quest for meaning to the most urgent social and political issues facing society today. His books are not written but are transcribed from recordings of extemporaneous talks given over a period of thirty-five years. Osho has been described by ...more
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“Cand te apropii de tine te apropii de Univers. Si cel mai mare moment in viata este cand accepti misterul existentei asa cum este el, fara sa mai pui intrebari.
Ai inteles un lucru-ca existenta este misterioasa si va ramane misterioasa. Nu este nevoie de nicio cunostere. Asta inseamna ca te-ai stabilit in Universul misterios si ca te-ai stabilit acolo deplin inocent.”
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