By J. Krishnamurti

In those talks, given in Europe and India, Krishnamurti is going into the significance of going into difficulties overtly, with no conclusions. "..because we method our difficulties in part, via these types of a variety of kinds of conditioning, it kind of feels to me that we're thereby no longer realizing them. i believe that the method of any challenge is of even more value than the matter itself, and that if shall we method our many problems with none specific type of conditioning or prejudice, then maybe we'd come to a basic realizing of them."

An wide compendium of Krishnamurti's talks and discussions within the united states, Europe, India, New Zealand, and South Africa from 1933 to 1967—the amassed Works were conscientiously authenticated opposed to present transcripts and tapes. each one quantity features a frontispiece picture of Krishnamurti , with query and topic indexes on the end.

The content material of every quantity isn't really constrained to the topic of the name, yet quite deals a distinct view of Krishnamurti's notable teachings in chosen years. The accrued Works bargains the reader the chance to discover the early writings and dialogues of their such a lot entire and genuine shape.

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In those talks, given in Europe and India, Krishnamurti is going into the significance of going into difficulties brazenly, with no conclusions. ". .because we process our difficulties in part, via a lot of these quite a few sorts of conditioning, it sort of feels to me that we're thereby now not figuring out them. i think that the method of any challenge is of even more value than the matter itself, and that if shall we strategy our many problems with none specific kind of conditioning or prejudice, then might be we'd come to a primary realizing of them.

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You may have visions of Christ, or visions of a future Utopia, of this or of that. And we are trying to find out whether the mind is not very harmful, very destructive, when its thoughts spring from conclusions, beliefs. If I believe in nationalism - which is one of the causes of war - , if I feel myself to be an Englishman, an Indian, a Russian, and so on, from that crystallized thinking I will inevitably create war. So, can the mind be free from conclusions? - that is my problem. Is it not yours also?

Questioner: I do not think we can do anything except let it pass away. Krishnamurti: No, sir, we cannot do that. Questioner: But we do not have to dwell on it. Krishnamurti: But we do! I do not think we are meeting the problem. You have had certain experiences, and you have certain beliefs, conclusions, have you not? These conclusions, beliefs and experiences direct your life, and according to them you have further experiences. You may have visions of Christ, or visions of a future Utopia, of this or of that.

This is a fact, as you will see if you are really looking at it. Most people are conditioned to believe that the thinker is separate from thought, and they give to the thinker the quality of eternality; but that which is beyond time comes into being only when we understand the whole process of thinking. Now, can the mind be aware of itself in action, in movement, without a centre? I think it can. It is possible when there is only an awareness of thinking, and not the thinker who is thinking. You know, it is quite an experience to realize that there is only thinking.

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