The Ashtavakra Gita is an amazing book. It is perhaps written some time later than the more famous Bhagavad Gita. Till a year the Bhagavad Gita was my favourite book but now my preference has shifted to the Ashtavakra Gita. Unlike the Bhagavad Gita which mixes and synthesizes different schools of thought laying it more… Read More Who is Lazier than the Master? He has Trouble Even Blinking !
Our spiritual and religious seeking is born out of the sorrow we perceive in our lives. But we have seen that all movement away from “What Is” is really nothing but the same movement of time and memory moving towards the opposite idea of ‘what is’. But ‘what is’ is a fact whereas “what should… Read More Looking at Sorrow
Can you use time as a means to the timeless? That is, through a wrong means can the right end be achieved? Surely, the right means must be employed for the right end because the means and the end are one. The most significant insight one gets through the teachings of J Krishnamurti is understanding… Read More Understanding Time and Memory
” Don’t depend on anyone for the understanding of life, for the understanding of that book. To read that book, there is nobody between you and the book, no philosopher, no priest, no guru, no god, nothing. You are the book and you are reading it “ ~ J Krishnamurti, The Book of Life Whenever… Read More Reading the Book of Life
Our inner universe is made of the interaction between the thinker and the thought. Initially there is a thought and almost instantaneously, in response to it, a thinker is born, which assumes a position of authority. It is the judge, controller and moulder of thought. But who is the thinker? Is the thinker separate from… Read More Staying with ‘What Is’
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?