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As the first collection of his talks to students and teachers, Life Ahead clearly illustrates Krishnamurti’s views on education. In the introduction, he writes, “It seems. Life Ahead. Part 1. Life Ahead Part One Chapter 7. You know I have been talking about fear; and it is very important for us to be conscious and aware of fear. Life Ahead presents lessons that move far beyond the traditional forms of education Krishnamurti exposes the roots of fear and eradicates deeply entrenched.

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How to Know Higher Worlds. He runs away from it, and ambition becomes the means through which he can escape. So, while you are young, is it not very important for you to be krishnamurtj by the right kind of teacher to think about all these things, and not just be taught to pass some dull examinations?

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The older people have not brought about a marvellous society; the parents, the ministers, the teachers, the rulers, the priests have not created a beautiful world. To prepare the world for this coming, a world-wide organization called aheaad Order of the Star in the East was formed and the young Krishnamurti was made its head. You may be a potential writer, or a poet, or a painter. And it is equally important for you all to seek the answer; because, krishmamurti I said the other day, you will begin to catch the meaning of all this inwardly, unconsciously, deep down; and then, as you grow krjshnamurti, you will have hints of other things besides this ugly world of struggle.

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To you he hardly even exists. Similarly, you must see all the barriers all the limitations and conditionings within yourself; you must understand them and put them aside. If I am really interested in painting, if I love to paint, then I do not compete to be the best or the most famous painter.


The Places That Scare You. If you are ugly, you want to be beautiful.

Life Ahead: On Learning and the Search for Meaning by Jiddu Krishnamurti

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Also, I love his discussion of education, particularly the dialectic bet Quite a powerful read in so many respects. The way he talks about the hypocrisy of idealists, for example, is quite intriguing. Item s unavailable for purchase. Jan 29, Srinijaa Appalaraju rated it it was amazing. 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.

Paperbackpages. Also, I love his discussion of education, particularly the dialectic between memorising and understanding. Krishnamyrti Polish Your Ignorance That is why it is very important for you to find your true vocation. But that is what your parents want, and it is what the world wants. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. To understand God, you must first understand your own mind – which is very difficult.

See if you have enough points for this item. Books by Jiddu Krishnamurti. You know what the mind is.

If you know how to observe and how to listen, really listen, you will find out a lot of things, not only about people but about the world. Dr Besant and others proclaimed that Krishnamurti was to be a world teacher whose coming the Theosophists had predicted.

If you examine this process very closely, if you go behind the screen of words and ideas, beyond the wall of status and success, you will find there is fear; because the ambitious man is afraid to be what he is. He loves it, and you love it too. God is something that cannot be found by the mind. It is difficult physically to sit still; and how much more difficult it is for the mind to be still! I have been concurrently reading “The power of now” by Eckhart Tolle which draws extensively from this text.


He explained with great precision the subtle workings of the human mind, and pointed to the need for bringing to our daily life a deeply meditative and spiritual quality.

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. To seek out your fears and liberate yourself from them, is one of the greatest gifts you will give. Are you aware of your own feelings when you look at a mason, at the man who mends the road, or drives a taxi, or pulls a cart?

Pe mine m-a obosit prin repetari, prin felul in care raspunde la intrebari ii spune persoanei ca de ce il intreba asta, ca nu a fost atent etc.

When the governor comes, everybody bows down to the earth to receive him, they give him garlands, make speeches. And realize more of how your life is controlled by the culture you live in? It has the power of creating ideas, of projecting itself in fancies, in imagination; it is constantly accumulating, discarding, choosing.

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Life Ahead: On Learning and the Search for Meaning

So you are easily caught in the ugly web of the older generation, in the pattern of this monstrous society. To Discover the Truth of Things. To view it, click here. So, to really experience that which may be called God, you must be completely quiet; and have you not found out how extremely difficult that is?