Not only outwardly, but also inwardly, in the so-called spiritual sense, you want to become somebody, though you cover that ambition by a lot of words. Mar 24, Orishnamurti Ayyagari rated it it was amazing. So, the general goal of life for man is some kind of hope, some kind of safety, some kind of permanency. Gave me a lot to think about. There is No Thinker Only Thought.
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Not only outwardly, but also inwardly, in the so-called spiritual sense, you want to become somebody, though you cover that ambition by a lot of words. Mar 24, Orishnamurti Ayyagari rated it it was amazing. So, the general goal of life for man is some kind of hope, some kind of safety, some kind of permanency. Gave me a lot to think about. There is No Thinker Only Thought. Dec 30, Raghuraman Ramasubbu rated it it was amazing.
I just wish that schools would actually confront the fears jidddu face and consider this challenge seriously so that examinations, which require memorisation, could jidu abolished and research, inquiry, and projects, which demand understanding, could be put in their stead.
Similarly, you must see all the barriers all the limitations and conditionings within yourself; you must understand them and put them aside. Anna rated it it was amazing May 25, To help you to discover your true vocation is very difficult, because it means that the teacher has to pay a great deal of attention to each student to find out what he is capable of.
You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: A free human being can never feel that he belongs to any particular country, class, or type of thinking. Understanding Is Not Memorizing. In short, accessible chapters, Krishnamurti explores the danger of competition, the value of solitude, the need to understand both the conscious and the unconscious mind, and the critical difference between concentration and attention, and between knowledge and learning.
It is still restless, like a child that is made to stand in the corner. And realize more of how your life is controlled by the culture you live in? And are you all not ambitious? Inhe renounced the role that he was expected to play, dissolved the Order, and returned all the money and property that had been donated for this work. The way he talks about the hypocrisy of idealists, for example, is quite intriguing. Man cannot come to it through any organization, through any creed, through any dogma, priest or ritual, not jidxu any philosophic knowledge or psychological technique.
So he is naturally interested and anxious to find out what life is all about. To have fresh air you must open the windows. That is why the responsibility of the teachers, and of the students, is very great. Sky Feather rated it jidru was amazing Sep 26, When he addressed large audiences, people felt that Krishnamurti was talking to each of them personally, addressing his or her particular problem.
The Book of Life. If you will look into your own heart when you are ambitious, when you are struggling to become somebody, spiritually or in the wordily sense, you will jjiddu there the worm of fear. If you go to a sannyasi, his goal is to find God. Want to have your perspective on life re-examined—by yourself. The ambitious man is the most frightened of men, because he is afraid to be what he is. Jack Oughton rated it really liked it Dec 05, Johnny rated it liked it Nov 21, Jan 25, Paul rated it really liked it Shelves: Krishnamurti belonged to no religious organization, sect or country, nor did he subscribe to any school of political or ideological thought.
What is the easiest way of finding God? The Need for a Radical Approach. Tolle practically rehashes this text along with others but obviously regards Krishnamurti as a mentor or guru.
Throughout the world we can see that people are perverted by fear, twisted in their ideas, in their feelings, in their activities. A relatively boring book that can be summed up in a few words — get rid of your fear by being intelligent about the way you think about life. Life Ahead presents lessons that krishnamurfi far beyond the traditional forms jixdu education taught in most schools and colleges. Popular passages Page — Truth is a pathless land. Must read for everyone in the early careers.
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The Observer Is The Observed. But to sit on this side and try to find out what is on the other, has no meaning. Mar 24, Ramakalyan Ayyagari rated it it was amazing. In that new world all the ugly things of the older generation will cease to exist — their wars, their mischief, their separative gods, their rituals which mean absolutely nothing, their sovereign governments, their violence. But if you can question all your conflicts, struggles, pains, vanities, ambitions, hopes, fears, and go through them, go beyond and above them, then you will find out. To do something marvellously well, to do it completely, truly, according to what you deeply think and feel — that is not ambition and in that there is no fear.
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Family background and childhood[ edit ] Krishnamurti in The date of birth of Krishnamurti is a matter of dispute. Mary Lutyens determines it to be 12 May  but Christine Williams notes the unreliability of birth registrations in that period and that statements claiming dates ranging from 4 May to 25 May exist. He used calculations based on a published horoscope to derive a date of 11 May but "retains a measure of scepticism" about it. He was born in a Telugu -speaking Brahmin family. Krishnamurti was fond of his mother Sanjeevamma, who died when he was ten. He would suffer recurrent bouts of the disease over many years. Being of limited means he sought employment at the headquarters of the Theosophical Society at Adyar.
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