Pearls of Wisdom : Wonders of the world – Series of discourse by H.H. Shreemajjagadguru Shankaracharya Shree Shree Raghaveshwara Bharathi Mahaswamiji

Sri Samsthana

The teacher at a geography class said-
“Students, make a list of the seven wonders of the world.”


The students wrote – Pyramid, the great wall of China, Leaning tower of Pisa , Taj Mahal and so on and ran and showed the answer to the teacher.


But one little girl did not write anything in her sheet. The teacher asked her in surprise-
“Why have you not answered the question?”


“Sir, this world is full of wonders. I do not know which one to write.” said the girl.


The teacher asked her to name the wonders.The girl replied-
“I can see, I can hear, I can think, I can speak, I can walk, I can run, I can enjoy. Most of all, I am able to love this universe. What can be more wonderful than this?”


We have many wonderful things within us, but we are not aware of them. We are a mystery to ourselves.

Translated by : Dr. Sharada Jayagovind

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