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Empty Spaces #3: The Meditative Path and Inner Development- “Emptiness”


One of the most difficult aspects to understand concerning the practice of meditation is the concept of “emptiness”, and the whole tradition of meditative practices is filled with this concept. At the opposite, modern Western culture is filled by fullness … Continue reading

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Empty Spaces #2: The Meditative Path and Inner Development- the Mind’s “Refuge”


Everyone who attempts the meditative practice will face what could be perceived as one of the greatest obstacles: the constant, compulsive and unstoppable flow of thoughts. Indeed, mind seeks every possible refuge. This is stated in the ancient Buddhist texts. … 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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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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Inner Science#3: Find the Silence in your Daily Life


Silence keeps in itself the possibility to perceive “something different”, and this is a very important aspect, because it is the only thing which can determine a different degree of presence. The habitual thoughts can’t be stopped right from the … Continue reading

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Attention on More Functions at the Same Time


As we all know, at least to those who work on themselves in the true meaning of the word, thus not only by acquiring theoretical concepts, but also by verifying and putting them into practice, that during our daily practices … Continue reading

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Perceptional Experiences: Time Expansion


I suppose that it’s a common experience to have grabbed an object while falling before it touched the ground. A reflex, a very interesting dynamic to observe even if generally it can be observed “a posteriori” (in retrospect), namely trough … Continue reading

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In Search for the Awakeness: The Awakening of a “True Mind”


What we call mind ordinary is not what it should be. It appears more a burden than a gift, because it is susceptible to the external random situations, and that’s the main cause of our mechanicity. We are uneducated on … 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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Discerning the False Personality from our True Self


Subhuti was Buddha’s disciple.  He was able to understand the potency of emptiness, the viewpoint that nothing exists except in its relationship of subjectivity and objectivity. One day, Subhuti, in a mood of sublime emptiness, was sitting under a tree.  … Continue reading

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