Tag Archives: Observation

Self-Observation and Determination (an Experience)


During a difficult period when I was experiencing the nth failures in some practices of self-observation, my mentor addressed me with these words: “Determination is built in action. Before that, we can speak only about feeling.” It was a period … Continue reading

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“Stopping the Mind”: Expectations


The last topic ended with the statement that one of the main aims of inner research is to overcome the “ignorance of the mind” (ignorance in its true meaning: ignoring how the mind functions and how to use the mind … Continue reading

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Obstacles to Observation


Often, we hear the statement that a human being is a machine, and that’s correct: a very complicated machine. Indeed, we could say with confidence that man is more than this. A structure composed from machines of every type, everyone … Continue reading

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Training Self- Observation During a Conversation


In order to train ourselves for self-observation while we are in someone’s company, a good starting point would be to exercise ourselves when we watch television. We have to follow the speech of some program, and at the same time, … Continue reading

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Developing the Silent Observer


The Silent Observer Tecnique is specifically designed to help the practitioner to get in touch with his True Self. This practice helps in detaching oneself from his associative mind. It opens the doors of awareness and makes the practitioner see … Continue reading

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A Practical Experiment with Thoughts


We are like a vessel without a helmsman at the mercy of the waves of our thoughts. The storm happens around us, and we are pushed in every direction by the wind of our emotions, of our thoughts. The only … Continue reading

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KRISHNAMURTI’S NOTEBOOK PART 2 (GSTAAD, SWITZERLAND 13TH JULY TO 3RD SEPTEMBER 1961)


I think it’s the quietness of the place, of the green slopes of the mountains, the beauty of the trees and the cleanliness, that and other things, has made the pressure and the strain far greater; the head has been … Continue reading

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1. Krishnamurti: The Core of the Teachings


Written by Krishnamurti in 1980 at the request of his biographer Mary Lutyens. The core of Krishnamurti’s teaching is contained in the statement he made in 1929 when he said, “Truth is a pathless land”. Man cannot come to it … Continue reading

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Developing Awareness during Sedentary Jobs


How to maintain a higher state of attention during the day, even if we do a sedentary job? How to observe ourselves even when we work eight or more hours a day on the PC? Many people feel unable to … Continue reading

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A Simple Walking Meditation Practice


The Walking Meditation practice is very useful when alternated to Meditation in Sitting posture ; it is very relaxing and allow us to develop a better awareness trough movement. How to Perform Walking Meditation (Simple Explanation) The first thing you … Continue reading

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