Have you ever had these kind of days? Long hectic ones, tiresome — where so much happened, where you spoke so much, talked to your heart’s content, but still at night, you can’t just go off to sleep. So, you think, wonder, ponder, listening to the pitter-patter of rain in the midst of May. For… Continue reading What becomes of it all?
Now, must we not be alone? At present we are not alone - we are merely a bundle of influences. We are the result of all kinds of influences - social, religious, economic. hereditary, climatic. Through all those influences, we try to find something beyond; and if we cannot find it, we invent it, and cling to our… Continue reading Now, must we not be alone?
Questioner: Is it possible to raise children without conditioning them, and if so,how? If not, is there such a thing as good and bad conditioning? Please answerthis question unconditionally. [Laughter]Krishnamurti: “Is it possible to raise children without conditioning them?” Is it?I don’t think so. Please listen, let’s go into this together. But first of all,… Continue reading Conditioning vs Questioning everything
"We have all, I am sure, tried to subdue anger but somehow that does not seem to dissolve it. Is there a different approach to dissipate anger?Anger may spring from physical or psychological causes. One is angry, perhaps, because one is thwarted, one's defensive reactions are being broken down, or one's security which has been… Continue reading Cessation of anger
"To stand alone is to be uncorrupted, innocent, free of all tradition, of dogma, of opinion, of what another says, and so on. Such a mind does not seek because there is nothing to seek; being free, such a mind is completely still without a want, without movement.But this state is not to be achieved;… Continue reading To stand alone..
"This society conditions the mind to a particular pattern of thought, the pattern of self-improvement, self-adjustment, self-sacrifice, and only those who are capable of breaking away from all conditioning can discover that which is not measurable by the mind."- J. Krishnamurti.(from the book, As One Is.)"It is the Truth that liberates us, not our efforts… Continue reading Society