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The Art of Personal Transformation: A Guide to Spiritual Awakening (Essay by Theodore J. Nottingham)


We are not one person. There is no “I am,” but many “I’s” coming from numerous places within us. There is the “I” who is in command when it is hungry. There is the “I” who is in a bad … Continue reading

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The Courage to be What we are as we are


“The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.” Thucydides It’s a common saying that the truth hurts, but it’s at the same time what allows us to be as we are, unconditioned, without anger, resentment, dissatisfaction, … Continue reading

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Body and Cosmology in the Mysticism of G. I. Gurdjieff


Esotericism and ‘Phemenological Anatomy’ in Beelzebub’s Tales To His Grandson and In Search of the Miraculous David J. Pecotic University of Sydney, Australia, Ph.D. Candidate Abstract of Forthcoming Dissertation Department of Studies in Religion 1 The intention of this study … Continue reading

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The Natural State In the Words of U.G. Krishnamurti by Peter Maverick


Introduction Here is the end of seeking, you who are weary of the road. This compilation of quotes by U.G. Krishnamurti can alter your life. Someone once said to his daughter who had met U.G., “Damned be the day you … Continue reading

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Jiddu Krishnamurti on Truth


Question: There is a prevalent assumption these days that everything is relative, a matter of personal opinion, that there is no such thing as truth or fact independent of personal perception. What is an intelligent response to this belief? Jiddu … Continue reading

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Peoples, Rules…


Quotations from Ouspensky’s “In Search of the Miraculous,” pp. 241-43; Ouspensky’s “The Fourth Way,” pp. 298-302; and Nicoll’s “Commentaries,” pp. 1456-1458 from Ouspensky’s “In Search of the Miraculous,” pp. 241-43: Gurdjieff: “…you ought by now to have some understanding as … Continue reading

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Jiddu Krishnamurti on Enlightenment


Question: What is enlightenment? Jiddu Krishnamurti -To be enlightened about what? Please let us be rational. For instance, one is enlightened about one’s relationship with another. That is, one has understood that one’s relationship with another is based on one’s … Continue reading

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Jiddu Krishnamurti – Understanding exists in the interval between two thoughts


Question: You say that reality or understanding exists in the interval between two thoughts. Will you please explain. Jiddu Krishnamurti : This is really a different way of asking the question, “What is meditation?” As I answer this question, please … Continue reading

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Jiddu Krishnamurti discourse on Unconditioning the Mind


Jiddu Krishnamurti : If you are at all serious, the question whether it is possible to uncondition the mind, must be one of the most fundamental. One observes that man, in different parts of the world, with different cultures and … Continue reading

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