“The whole can become knowledgeable.” DTS 41
Perhaps because the invitation of eknosis–to know inwardly and outwardly in a single moment–seems “beyond” me, I find it very helpful to feel that “I” might have an ally in this endeavor.
The phrase quoted above caught me unawares. I realized that I expected to read that “the whole is knowable”–although that would itself be a radical enough assertion. But the assertion that the whole can be knowledgeable–as in “my teacher is more knowledgeable than me”–gives me a sense that there is a kind of wisdom and understanding in the universe that I could open to.
It reminds me of when I used to consult the “I Ching”, in moments of doubt and perplexity, and–amazingly–the more heartfelt my question, the more the I Ching’s answer would penetrate and provide me with meaningful guidance.
Perhaps one of the messages of the TSK vision, is that “the whole” is knowledgeable in that same way. If we dare to inquire more deeply, in ways that honestly and openly invite the truth of our situation to be revealed, then we will be amazed.
I hope we continue to explore the vision together and share our adventures along the way.