Jiddu Krishnamurti

How do you read the story of mankind?

We human beings, wherever we live, in Far East, the Near East and here, we are incapable of reading the whole story of mankind which is ourselves.

20 Feb 2019

What does it take to be healthy?

Then that means those are the factors of ill health.

13 Feb 2019

What does it mean to love and be loved?

So, if you have that feeling of love, then perhaps you can awaken that in others.

06 Feb 2019

To love is to be chaste

This problem of sex is not simple and it cannot be solved on its own level.

31 Jan 2019

Battling the chaos in us

Understanding comes with freedom. It is not the result of any desire or will or exertion or accumulated memory, practice or discipline.

31 Jan 2019

Answers to problems can be found in sleep

Sleep is of great significance. The more the desires are strengthened, the less the meaning of sleep.

30 Jan 2019

Jiddu Krishnamurti talks: Consciousness is not of one particular level, it is the totality of our being

In considering meditation, effort and the maker of effort must be understood.

24 Jan 2019

What do we guard so carefully?

The desire to do harm, to hurt another, whether by a word, by a gesture, or more deeply, is strong in most of us; it is common and frighteningly pleasant.

23 Jan 2019

Where does one find peace? 

We may want peace and we may see the necessity of having peace but we do not live a peaceful life.
And the world is preparing for war, ideologies fighting each other.

16 Jan 2019

 Life in a city

Life in a city is strangely cut off from the universe; man-made buildings have taken the place of valleys and mountains, and the roar of traffic has been substituted for that of boisterous streams.

09 Jan 2019

Get freedom from your attachment

I am not going to deceive myself; I am not going to pretend that I love my wife. I do not know what love is.

03 Jan 2019

The individual and the society

Efficiency and conformity are demanded of the citizen, as they toughen him, make him ruthless; and then he is capable of sacrificing the man to the citizen.

02 Jan 2019

The meaning of sorrow

There is no end to relationship. There may be the end of a particular relationship; but relationship can never end.

19 Dec 2018

At the end of sorrow is passion

Very few have this passion, because we are so consumed with our own griefs, with our own pains, with our own pity and vanity and all the rest of it.

12 Dec 2018

Slumber diaries: The science behind sleep, desire and consciousness

Sleep is not the opposite of desire, sleep is not negation, but a state which desire cannot penetrate.

05 Dec 2018