Monthly Archives: February 2012

Krishnamurti’s The Art of Listening#4: 2nd Public Talk. Stresa, Italy; 8th July, 1933


Question: It has been said that you are really enchaining the individual, not liberating him. Is this true? Krishnamurti: After I have answered this question, you yourself can find out whether I am liberating the individual or enchaining him. Let … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti’s The Art of Listening#3: 3rd Public Talk. Alpino, Italy; 6th July, 1933


Friends, in these talks I have been trying to show that where action involves effort, self-control – and I have explained what I mean by these terms – there must be diminution and limitation of life, but where action is … Continue reading

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New absurdities from the media: Yoga, a gymnastic that harms? Don’t talk rubbish!


We can read in a New York Times post published on January 5th, an article called “How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body” which starts out with a rash of data concerning the various damage and accidents provoked by the practice … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti’s The Art of Listening#2: 2nd Public Talk. Alpino, Italy; 4th July, 1933


Friends, today I am going to talk about what is called evolution. It is a subject difficult to discuss, and you may misunderstand what I am going to say. If you don’t quite understand me, please ask me questions afterwards. … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti’s The Art of Listening#2: 1st Public Talk. Stresa, Italy; 2nd July, 1933


Friends, in my talks I am not going to weave an intellectual theory. I am going to speak of my own experience which is not born of intellectual ideas, but which is real. Please do not think of me as … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti’s The Art of Listening: 1st Public Talk. Alpino, Italy; 1st July, 1933


Friends, I should like you to make a living discovery, not a discovery induced by the description of others. If someone, for instance, had told you about the scenery here, you would come with your minds prepared by that description, … Continue reading

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Questions, Answers and… the System


In the year and a half of existence of this Blog page, I had received many emails from many different persons who had shared their appreciation, gratitude, love, help and, also, as it happens, disappointments, insults, threats, and psychic attacks … Continue reading

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“Sorry, I didn’t realize you said something”


Have you ever noticed that usually, while listening to a conversation between two or more people, it seems as though they are unable to hear what the other says? One expresses a concept, and the other continues with his speech … Continue reading

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The “I” and the “Me”


The work at self -development is a path able to bring the practitioner towards the realization of his intimate nature, the essence of what he really is. This seems to be well understood from many readers of this blog. What … Continue reading

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The Miraculous in Action


A nice and inspirational excerpt from Jeanne deSalzmann’s book “The Reality of Being” ***** In coming together to practice the work to be present in practical activities, we are drawn by an irresistible desire for the miraculous but find ourselves … Continue reading

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