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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Gstaad gathering in Switzerland, 1975. This talk: If Thought Cannot Achieve, Why Should It Suffer? - 18 July 1975 • How does science investigate the mysterious? • If thought cannot achieve, why should it suffer? • Can consciousness, which is filled with the things of thought, empty itself? • Thought cannot possibly apprehend, comprehend or be aware of the whole. • Time. • Krishnamurti's early years. - Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986) was a world renowned writer and speaker on philosophical and spiritual subjects. His subject matter included: the purpose of meditation, human relationships, the nature of the mind,...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Gstaad gathering in Switzerland, 1975. This talk: Perceiving Without the Perceiver - B28 June 1975. • Can thought naturally cease? • Perceiving without the perceiver. • Facing the truth of death. • Krishnamurti's 'process' and early years. • Kundalini. • If you can understand suffering, face it and not run away from it, that has quite a different energy. • Truth is a pathless land. • There is something really tremendously mysterious. • Knowledge is becoming the curse. • When the mind, with all the confusion, is nothing, not a thing, then perhaps there is the other. - Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986) was a...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Gstaad gathering in Switzerland, 1975. This talk: Truth Does Not Belong to an Individual - 27 September 1975. • Krishnamurti's 'process' and his early years. • Suffering. • The Indian tradition says that there is a manifestation of goodness which happens very rarely. • Truth does not belong to an individual. • What one says is truth. But it becomes truth to me only when I have washed away my selfishness. • To stay with - not the word, not the description, not the person - but to stay with that penetrating truth. - Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986) was a world renowned writer and speaker on philosophical and...read more

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    When Krishnamurti's Notebook first became available in 1976, it was soon realized that it was a spiritually unique document giving his perceptions and experiences and describing his states of consciousness. It is a kind of diary but one that is little concerned with the day to day process of living, though very much aware of the natural world. Jiddu Krishnamurti was born on 11 May 1895 in Madanapalle, a small town in south India. He and his brother were adopted in their youth by Dr Annie Besant, then president of the Theosophical Society. Dr Besant and others proclaimed that Krishnamurti was to be a world teacher whose coming the Theosophists had predicted. To prepare the world for this...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Ojai gathering in California, 1980. This talk: Can Insight Bring About a Mutation of the Brain Cells? - 11 October 1980. • Thought and the brain. • Can the brain free itself from all self-delusion? • Why has the self become important? • Can there be only sensation, thought, and no desire? • Can desire - which brings illusion, self-deception and all the complications of changing desires - can the root of desire be dissipated? • What prevents one from having a real insight? That is, seeing the truth of desire and therefore end it. Is it that we have never asked this question? • When there is no desire whatsoever then there is a total...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Brockwood Park gathering in the United Kingdom, 1972. This talk: If I Don't Change Now What Will the Future Be? - 10 September 1972. • Is thought responsible for fragmentation? • Does fragmentation have its own activity? • What is the energy that perceives the total and doesn't live in fragmentation? • Does comparison bring about fear and pleasure? • Is thought seeking security in belief and dogma? • Can the mind learn instantly all the content of the unconscious in which there are deep, secret fears? • Does analysis imply time and division? Is consciousness separate from its content? • Getting at the root of fear means learning...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Malibu gathering in California, 1970. This talk: How Is One to Be Entirely Free of Fear? - 29 March 1970. • Fear • All the escaping and the strengthening of fear comes because we are inattentive. • What is sleep? - Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986) was a world renowned writer and speaker on philosophical and spiritual subjects. His subject matter included: the purpose of meditation, human relationships, the nature of the mind, and how to enact positive change in global society. Krishnamurti was born into a Telugu Brahmin family in what was then colonial India. In early adolescence, he had a chance encounter with...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Gstaad gathering in Switzerland, 1965. This talk: From Where Do Attachment and Detachment Come? - 24 August 1965. • What is the relationship of the brain to the totality of the mind? • Fear of not being, fear of isolation, fear of not having pleasure, fear of having no relationship, is the soil from which the stem of contradiction grows. • I want to be free of this stem to see what happens if there is no attachment, no detachment, because I am not afraid. • Is there a peace with no entity saying, 'I am peaceful'? - Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986) was a world renowned writer and speaker on philosophical and spiritual...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Claremont gathering in California, 1968. This talk: Freedom of Choice Is Not Freedom - 11 November 1968. • What do we mean by 'free will'? Is there such thing? • Is choice ever necessary? • Freedom exists only when I perceive very clearly, when the mind sees things as they are. • Q: Is it possible to be free in society? • Q: Is love the absence of hate? • To find out what truth is, you must be free of propaganda: the propaganda of the Church, the propaganda of literature, propaganda of tradition, so that you see things clearly for yourself. - Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986) was a world renowned writer and...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Malibu gathering in California, 1970. This talk: Fear in Consciousness - 22 March 1970. • How does it happen that the deep layers hidden in consciousness can be exposed? • Comparison between what is with what has been and what will be, is the process of fear. • Can the mind observe without comparison? - Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986) was a world renowned writer and speaker on philosophical and spiritual subjects. His subject matter included: the purpose of meditation, human relationships, the nature of the mind, and how to enact positive change in global society. Krishnamurti was born into a Telugu Brahmin family in...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Ojai gathering in California, 1980. This talk: Death Has Very Little Meaning - 17 April 1980. • Is there a totally different way of approaching the whole turmoil of life? • As long as the centre is creating darkness, and thought is operating in that darkness, there must be disorder, there must be everything as society now is. To move away from that you must have insight. • Insight can only come about when there is a flash which abolishes not only the darkness but the creator of darkness. • Human beings have been acting according to one pattern, responding to hatred by hatred and so on. There are those few, perhaps many, who did not. Why...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Brockwood Park gathering in The United Kingdom, 1980. This talk: Cosmic Order - 7 June 1980. • Is there an order which is not man-made? • Can the brain ever be free from the impositions, pressures, wounds, bruises, all the trivialities of existence? • Time is my whole existence. I take refuge in the past, which cannot be changed. Why does the brain accept this way of living, and why doesn't it break it down? • As long as I have my roots in the past there cannot be order. • If the universe is not of time, can the mind which has been entangled in time, unravel itself and so be the universe? - Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Brockwood Park gathering in the United Kingdom, 1972. This talk: Complete Freedom from Thought - 9 September 1972. • Learning is instant perception and action. What place has thought in learning? • To learn about freedom must thought be completely silent? Does insight into freedom take time? • Can thinking, however rational, bring about a psychological revolution in us? • Is thought always conditioned? Is freedom the non-existence of thought? • My very being is related to thought. If you want to see something new, what do you do? • To have insight, let go of the old and listen. • Learning is not memorizing. • Q: Is feeling another...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Ojai gathering in California, 1980. This talk: Cleansing the Mind of the Accumulation of Time - 2 April 1980. • Time is the enemy of man. • Is there a beginning which is not enmeshed in time? • We said nothingness is everything and so it is total energy. It is undiluted pure, uncorrupted energy. Is there something beyond that? • Has Man ever been free from the 'I'? • That emptiness can only exist when there is death of the particular. - Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986) was a world renowned writer and speaker on philosophical and spiritual subjects. His subject matter included: the purpose of meditation, human...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Amsterdam gathering in The Netherlands, 1967. This talk: Can Thought Stop? - 28 May 1967. • When there is a process of recognition, it is the projection of the past. The mind is always functioning within the field of time, which is of memory. Can the mind go beyond that? • What is pleasure and what is desire? • How is it possible, without control, subjugation or denying, for thought not to allow itself to interfere? • When all authority of every kind is put aside, denied, then you can find out for yourself. • When you are completely attentive, you see. It is only love that sees - not thought, the mind or the intellect. One has to learn...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Saanen gathering in Switzerland, 1974. This talk: Can the Mind Not Be a Slave to Knowledge? - 21 July 1974. • When consciousness invents a super-consciousness is it partly thought-aware of the past? • Is there a part of the brain which has not been touched by the known? • Is it our education to escape from 'what is' through ideals? • Has the mind been trained to operate and function in the field of the known? • Observing the movement of thought and its source, can one come upon some thing beyond thought? • Is time required to see the reality and non-reality of knowledge? Questions from the audience followed the talk. - Jiddu...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Berkeley gathering in California, 1969. This talk: Can the Mind Be Free? - 3 February 1969. • The society in which we live is the result of our psychological state. • Where there is fear there is aggression. • For most of us, freedom is something that we don't want. • Inaction is total action. • What is the machinery that builds images? Questions from the audience followed the talk. - Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986) was a world renowned writer and speaker on philosophical and spiritual subjects. His subject matter included: the purpose of meditation, human relationships, the nature of the mind, and how to enact...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Claremont gathering in California, 1968. Discussion 4 at Claremont College - November 14, 1968. • Q: In this confused and confusing world, torn by conflicting voices without and within, with hearts that seem star-crossed and tensions that never go, is it possible to live with total lucidity? • To have clarity, the first essential thing is freedom, freedom from authority. • To be a light to yourself you must deny every other light, however great that light be. • As long as man accepts violence and lives a way of life which is violent, he perpetuates fear and accepts authority. • The moment you bring in the 'how' you move away from the...read more

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    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Malibu gathering in California, 1970. This talk: Can the Brain Operate Without Recourse to the Past? - 22 February 1970. • Is there self-progress? • Conflict • Security • Any form of division within oneself is a source of conflict. • Can the brain be quiet? - Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986) was a world renowned writer and speaker on philosophical and spiritual subjects. His subject matter included: the purpose of meditation, human relationships, the nature of the mind, and how to enact positive change in global society. Krishnamurti was born into a Telugu Brahmin family in what was then colonial India. In early...read more

  • Jiddu Krishnamurti

    Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Gstaad gathering in Switzerland, 1975. This talk: Can the Brain Free Itself from All Self-Delusion? - 11 October 1975. • Thought and the brain. • Can the brain free itself from all self-delusion? • Why has the self become important? • Can there be only sensation, thought, and no desire? • Can desire - which brings illusion, self-deception and all the complications of changing desires - can the root of desire be dissipated? • What prevents one from having a real insight? That is, seeing the truth of desire and therefore end it. Is it that we have never asked this question? • When there is no desire whatsoever then there is a total...read more