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A Journey Together

Krishnamurti

If we could take a journey, make a pilgrimage together, without any intent or purpose, without seeking anything, perhaps on returning we might find that our hearts had unknowingly been changed. I thi...

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True Education

Krishnamurti

It is always difficult to keep simple and clear. The world worships success, the bigger the better; the greater the audience the greater the speaker; the colossal super buildings, cars, aeroplanes an...

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Why Do We Gossip?

Krishnamurti

I wonder why we gossip? Is it because it reveals others to us? And why should others be revealed to us? Why do you want to know others? Why this extraordinary concern about others? First of all, why ...

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Distraction From What Is

Krishnamurti

Effort is distraction from what is. We must understand the problem of striving. If we can understand the significance of effort, then we can translate it into action in our daily life. Does not eff...

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Branch Is Not The Tree

Krishnamurti

"In our search for knowledge, in our acquisitive desires, we are losing life, we are blunting the feeling for beauty, the sensitivity to cruelty; we are becoming more and more specialized and less ...

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Imitation

Krishnamurti

Another cause of dullness is imitation. You are made to imitate by tradition. The weight of the past drives you to conform, toe the line, and through conformity the mind feels safe, secure; it esta...

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Chaos Within, Chaos Without

Krishnamurti

Do not think by merely wishing for peace, you will have peace, when in your daily life of relationship you are aggressive, acquisitive, seeking psychological security here or in the hereaft...

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On Generosity

Krishnamurti

"We are going to talk about something which needs a mind that can penetrate very profoundly. We must begin very near because we cannot go very far if we do not know how to begin very close,...

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On Greed

Krishnamurti

"Take greed. Do you know what greed is? It is eating more food than you need, wanting to outshine others at games, wanting to have more property, a bigger car than someone else. The...

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On Meditation

Krishnamurti

"When man becomes aware of the movement of his own thoughts he will see the division between the thinker and thought, the observer and the observed, the experiencer and the experience. He will dis...

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