Immeasurable enchantment ~ from Krishnamurti’s Notebook

"28th Yesterday we were walking along the favourite road beside the noisy stream, in the narrow valley of dark pine trees, fields with flowers and in the distance the massive snow-covered covered mountain and a waterfall. It was enchanting, peaceful and cool. There, walking, that sacred blessing came, a thing that one could almost touch, … Continue reading Immeasurable enchantment ~ from Krishnamurti’s Notebook

To look is important ~ from Krishnamurti’s Notebook

"To look is important. We look to immediate things and out of immediate necessities to the future, coloured by the past. Our seeing is very limited and our eyes are accustomed to near things. Our look is as bound by time-space as our brain. We never look, we never see beyond this limitation; we do … Continue reading To look is important ~ from Krishnamurti’s Notebook

Hero’s Journey Freedom to Live ~ Joseph Campbell’s monomyth conclusion

Master of Two Worlds This step is usually represented by a transcendental hero like Jesus or Gautama Buddha. For a human hero, it may mean achieving a balance between the material and spiritual. The person has become comfortable and competent in both the inner and outer worlds. Campbell: "Freedom to pass back and forth across the … Continue reading Hero’s Journey Freedom to Live ~ Joseph Campbell’s monomyth conclusion

What is thought?

Is life possible without thought? Obviously. Animals live before thought. Sages live beyond thought. Sages know thought. Animals don't. Sages see and understand thought. Animals don't. (Animals sense in humans the mood produced by a certain thought). Sages hold the entire human psyche (manifested as "the world") in the palm of their hand, constantly observing … Continue reading What is thought?

Order is NOT a pattern one may be taught and learn ~ words about relationship from J. Krishnamurti

"It is not a blueprint of what order should be; that is what we have been brought up with—a pattern that has been laid down by religions, by cultures, as to what order should be, or what order is. The mind has tried to conform to that order, whether it is cultural order, social order, … Continue reading Order is NOT a pattern one may be taught and learn ~ words about relationship from J. Krishnamurti

Relationships order and society ~ words from J. Krishnamurti

"WE ARE GOING to inquire together about whether we can bring about order in our daily life of relationship. Because relationship is society. The relationship between you and me, between me and another, is the structure of society. That is, relationship is the structure and the nature of society. I am putting it very, very … Continue reading Relationships order and society ~ words from J. Krishnamurti

The difference between consciousness and awareness ~ from Total Freedom : The Essential Krishnamurti

“This perception is entirely different from seeing an object without an observer, because in the perception of meditation there is no object and therefore no experience. What meaning has such meditation? There is no meaning; there is no utility. But in that meditation there is a movement of great ecstasy. It is the ecstasy which … Continue reading The difference between consciousness and awareness ~ from Total Freedom : The Essential Krishnamurti