Monthly Archives: March 2012

Self-Development through Facebook!


How many hours do we spend against the PC’s monitor?  How many useful and useless things do we do during a day on various pages such as, in this case, on Facebook?  To what degree does this attitude harm our … Continue reading

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The Gift of “Rebirth”- an Exercise in Awareness


The previous post was a theoretical consideration about suffering in our daily life – a topic that has been faced several times on this blog. It’s true: as many people state, that to overcome definitively this mental and emotional “disease”, … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti’s The Art of Listening #9: 3rd Public Talk. Frognerseteren, Norway; 9th September, 1933


This morning I am going to answer questions only. Question: Do you believe in the efficacy of prayer, and the value of prayer that is directed out of whole-hearted sympathy to the misfortune and suffering of others? Cannot prayer, in … Continue reading

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Where Lies the Possibility for an Individual Progress


Suffering, unhappiness, infelicity… why do these arguments persist when the aim of an individual interested and involved in a work for self-development seeks the opposite? Indeed, objectively seen, it would seem there is no reason for unhappiness or to give … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti’s The Art of Listening#8: 2nd Public Talk. Frognerseteren, Norway; 8th September, 1933


Friends, today I want to explain that there is a way of living naturally, spontaneously, without the constant friction of self-discipline, the constant battle of adjustment. But to understand what I am going to say, please consider it not only … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti’s The Art of Listening#7: 1st Public Talk. Frognerseteren, Norway; 6th September, 1933


Friends, our very search for the understanding of life, for the meaning of life, our struggle to comprehend the whole substance of life or to find out what truth is, destroys our understanding. In this talk I am going to … Continue reading

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The Art of Breathing #3: An Example of Pranayama – Nadi Shodana


The art of breath, whichever tradition to which it belongs, is at the beginning, a method of healing and cleansing of the subtle channels. At a second time, it will acquire a different valence, acting to drastically improve the energetic … Continue reading

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The Art of Breathing #2: Hidden Power and Possibilities


Pranayama is a sophisticated art or, if you prefer, science, composed from exact, disciplined and verified techniques. Through this practice, it is possible for the practitioner to perform “subtle” changes. In Yoga, through the practice of the asanas (physical postures), … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti’s The Art of Listening#6: Talk in University Hall. Oslo, Norway; 5th September, 1933


Friends, I have been given some questions which I shall answer after my talk. Wherever you go throughout the world you find suffering. There seems to be no limit to suffering, no end to the innumerable problems that concern man, … Continue reading

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The Art of Breathing #1: Introduction and Vital Energy


Breath is one of the few instinctive functions of the human body that can easily be controlled by the conscious part of ourselves. All the instinctive processes in our organism are driven by natural, divine laws. Each of these functions … Continue reading

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