By Jiddu Krishnamurti, Allan W Anderson
At a time of extraordinary outer swap within the political and social spheres, is there a basic internal swap that's demanded of every one among us? within the eighteen dialogues with Professor Allan W Anderson, Emeritus Professor of non secular stories at San Diego country collage. J. Krishnamurti shows that pinning our hopes on equipped faith, technology, political ideology or the industry financial system not just fails to handle easy human difficulties yet truly creates them. They manner out of our problems, Krishnamurti states, can in simple terms commence within the brain of every one in all us, in an expertise of how we really understand existence, ourselves and others. Professor Anderson, all through those dialogues, refers to many passages of Western and jap non secular scriptures that he believes were misunderstood and which actually help Krishnamurti's statements. The dialogues, reproduced in an edited and a bit of abridged model during this publication, happened at San diego country collage from 18 to twenty-eight February 1974.
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So can the mind be free of that? Free of the observer? A: If not, there is no hope. K: That's the whole point. A: If not, we've had it. K: Yes. And all the escapes and going off into other religions, doing all kinds of tricks, has no meaning. Now, this demands a great deal of perception, insight into the fact of your life: how one lives one's life. After all philosophy means the love of truth, love of wisdom, not the love of some abstraction. A: Oh no, no, no. Wisdom is supremely practical. K: Practical.
K: Observer is the knowledge A: Is the knowledge. But there is the possibility of seeing knowledge, not simply negatively, but in coordination, in true creative relationship. K: I have said that. A: Right. Exactly. K: I am related to you let's say, to make it very simple. I'm related to you, You are my brother, husband or wife, what ever it is, and what place has knowledge as the observer, which is the past, and knowledge is the past, what place has that in our relationship? A: If our relationship is creative...
A: Right. Exactly. K: I am related to you let's say, to make it very simple. I'm related to you, You are my brother, husband or wife, what ever it is, and what place has knowledge as the observer, which is the past, and knowledge is the past, what place has that in our relationship? A: If our relationship is creative... K: It is not. Not if, we will state it actually as it is. I am related to you, I am married to you, I am your wife or husband whatever it is. Now what is the actuality in that relationship?
A Wholly Different Way Of Living by Jiddu Krishnamurti, Allan W Anderson