We are always becoming or trying to become – more rich, more powerful, more secure, more spiritual or more happy? No matter what is our pursuit – mundane or exalted, there is always a thrust to become something more than what we are presently. The society supports and lauds this movement. The thirst and drive… Read More The Struggle Between Emptiness and Psychological Becoming
Is not discontent essential in our life, to any question, to any inquiry, to probing, to finding out what is the real, what is Truth, what is essential in life? I may have this flaming discontent in college; and then I get a good job and this discontent vanishes. I am satisfied, I struggle to… Read More Keeping Alive the Flame of Discontent
I do not want to watch T.V, but I am unable to stop myself – A student of Std.7, NEEV School This was an honest and poignant confession of one of the bright girls in my [NEEV] school as I was probing into the causes of her lower than expected work ethics, today. As an… Read More The Entertainment Industry and Austerity
Throughout childhood, our society, education and culture constantly bombards us with the message that whatever one is, is inadequate, dull, stupid or unintelligent. And then it further goes on to show or model what is intelligence through erecting various ideals or role models which one must aspire to. One has to become wealthy, famous, knowledgeable,… Read More Comparison and the Dull Mind
Most human beings lead a life conditioned by culture, tradition and education; a mechanical process with its round of desires, fears and sufferings. One chugs down this river of life accepting its superficial movements, scarcely examining it’s depths to see if there is another kind of life possible which is deeply creative, and free from… Read More What Does It Mean To Seriously Examine Life?
The Order of the Star in the East was founded in 1911 to proclaim the coming of the World Teacher. Krishnamurti was made Head of the Order. On August 3, 1929, the opening day of the annual Star Camp at Ommen, Holland, Krishnamurti dissolved the Order before 3000 members. Below is the full text of… Read More Truth is a Pathless Land
Where light is, darkness is not The conflict in which we exist is not a struggle between good and evil, between the self and the not-self. The struggle is in our own self-created duality, between our various self-protective desires. There cannot be a conflict between light and darkness; where light is, darkness is not. As… Read More Integral Awareness and Exhaustion of Reason