"Question: Please be candid. Can we know truth as you do, cease to exploit, and still remain in business, or do you suggest we sell out? Could you go into trade and remain as you are? Krishnamurti: Sir, please, I am not dodging the issue. I will be perfectly candid. As the system is organized, … Continue reading From “What Is Right Action? Auckland, New Zealand Talk to Businessmen 6th April, 1934” J. Krishnamurti
Uhm ... Haven’t written for the mind for some time now ... soo ... Let's recap. The human being is formed of three distinctive parts: the body, neutral in its nature the mind, evil in its nature the soul, good in its nature Observing nature to understand the body society to understand the mind Life … Continue reading A recap of latest observations ~ a little bit for the mind dominated
I ... An entity separate from the rest. The rest: planet, air, sky, tree, animal, other human, house, universe, Life. I ... Always right. The rest, Always wrong. I ... Marvelous. The rest ... Crap. I ... Entitled to desire, do and possess. The rest ... Might as well go to hell. I ... Always … Continue reading Madness of “I”
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
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?
Listening and reading Krishnamurti awakes questions. Could the human psyche become somewhat natural? Could it be more like Life is? Could human and Nature become friends? We all declare we love nature, but have we really taken time to get to know it? To understand it in its whole complexity? Have we developed a relationship … Continue reading Which of the two, predictable or unpredictable, offers more joy? ~ a note written in the spirit of Krishnamurti
Unless it breathes Unless it emanates love Unless it carries the soul of Eternal Light Unless it sees the infinite It isn't Real. ©️A. Garden, April 2019