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Krishnamurti on Gurus

Krishnamurti on Gurus

December 7, 2022

‘Why do you ask help of another? This is a very serious problem because gurus are multiplying, with enormous wealth.’

This week’s episode on Gurus has three sections.

The first extract (2:44) is from the first question and answer meeting in Saanen 1980, titled: Doubt What Gurus Are Saying.

The second extract (19:20) is from the first question and answer meeting in Ojai 1983, titled: There Is No Right Guru, Only the Wrong Guru.

The final extract in this episode (29:07) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1981, titled: What Makes You Want To Follow a Guru?

Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast is compiled from carefully chosen extracts from the archives, representing Krishnamurti’s different approaches to many of the fundamental issues and questions we all face in our lives. This week’s theme is Gurus. Upcoming themes are Opinion and Judgment, Stimulation and Aloneness.

This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to the Krishnamurti Retreat Centre. Situated in the beautiful countryside of the South Downs National Park, the Krishnamurti Centre offers individual and group retreats for those wishing to inquire into themselves in light of Krishnamurti’s teachings. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information.

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Krishnamurti on Frustration

Krishnamurti on Frustration

November 30, 2022

‘We want to fulfil ourselves but are prevented by circumstances, by our lack of capacity, by our desire to be secure, and so we are frustrated. Even if we do fulfil ourselves, there is always in fulfilment the shadow of frustration.’

This week’s episode on Frustration has four sections.

The first extract (2:40) is from the seventh talk in New Delhi 1963, titled: Is There a Way Out of Our Fundamental Anxiety, Frustration and Despair?

The second extract (21:23) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in London 1961, titled: We Are Caught in the Wheel of Fulfilment and Frustration.

The third extract (51:36) is from the third question and answer meeting in Saanen 1980, titled: Frustration Is a Reaction to Discontent.

The final extract in this episode (1:05:58) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Saanen 1962, titled: Living Without Frustration or Fear.
Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast is compiled from carefully chosen extracts from our archives, representing Krishnamurti’s different approaches to fundamental issues and questions we all face in our lives. This week’s theme is Frustration. Upcoming themes are Gurus, Opinion and Judgment, and Stimulation.

This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit the official YouTube channel for hundreds of advert-free full-length video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks. In addition, the Foundation’s own channel features hundreds of specially selected clips.

You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a rating or review on Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

Krishnamurti on Cause and Effect

Krishnamurti on Cause and Effect

November 23, 2022

‘When you discover the cause, the effect can be wiped away. But we are always dealing with effects.’

This week’s episode on Cause and Effect has four sections.

The first extract (2:43) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk at Brockwood Park in 1982, titled: Ending the Cause of Conflict.

The second extract (24:08) is from the third talk in Saanen 1982, titled: The Effect Can Be Ended by Ending the Cause.

The third extract (1:00:40) is from the second question and answer meeting in Saanen 1982, titled: Can You Live Without a Cause?

The final extract in this episode (1:05:56) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Madras 1964, titled: No Effect, No Cause, No Motive.

Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast is compiled from carefully chosen extracts from the archives, representing different approaches to many of the fundamental issues and questions that we all face in our lives. This week’s theme is Cause and Effect. Upcoming themes are Frustration, Gurus, and Opinion and Judgment.

This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in Hampshire, UK. Brockwood is also home to Brockwood Park School, an international boarding school offering a personalised holistic education for around 70 students. It is deeply inspired by Krishnamurti’s teaching, which encourages academic excellence, self-understanding, creativity and integrity. Please visit brockwood.org.uk for more information.

You can also find our regular Krishnamurti quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

Krishnamurti on Morality

Krishnamurti on Morality

November 16, 2022

‘Social conformity is called morality. But if you go into it very deeply, you see that such morality is immoral.’

This week’s episode on Morality has four sections.

The first extract (2:35) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Madras 1971, titled: Our Social Morality Is Immorality.

The second extract (19:02) is from the second talk in Madras 1969, titled: Is There Security in Morality?

The third extract (39:51) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Paris 1965, titled: Virtue Has Nothing To Do With Our Social Morality.

The final extract in this episode (55:14) is from the fourth talk in Bombay 1981, titled: Without Beauty There Is No Morality.

Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast is compiled from carefully chosen extracts from our archives, representing different approaches to many of the fundamental issues and questions we all face in our lives. This week’s theme is Morality. Upcoming themes are Cause and Effect, Frustration and Gurus.

This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our updated website at kfoundation.org, where you can find a new introduction to Krishnamurti, a growing collection of articles, a new photo gallery, a wide selection of quotes and a new index of topics for easy access to carefully selected texts and recordings. Our online store stocks all available Krishnamurti books and ships worldwide.

You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

Krishnamurti on Learning

Krishnamurti on Learning

November 9, 2022

‘A mind that is continually moving from the unknown to the unknown, learning, learning, learning, such a mind is a most extraordinarily sensitive mind and therefore a free mind.’

This week’s episode on Learning has four sections.

The first extract (2:45) is from the second discussion with students in Rishi Valley 1981, titled: Holistic Learning.

The second extract (12:01) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Madras 1969, titled: In Learning, There Is No Authority.

The third extract (24:23) is from the third talk in New Delhi 1964, titled: Learning Is Never Accumulative.

The final extract in this episode (54:20) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Brockwood Park in 1972, titled: Learning Is Instant Perception and Action.

Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast is compiled from carefully chosen extracts from the archives, representing Krishnamurti’s different approaches to many of the fundamental issues and questions we all face in our lives. 

This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to the Krishnamurti Retreat Centre. Situated in the beautiful countryside of the South Downs National Park, the Krishnamurti Centre offers individual and group retreats for those wishing to inquire into themselves in light of Krishnamurti’s teachings. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information.

You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a rating or review on Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

Krishnamurti on Occupation

Krishnamurti on Occupation

November 2, 2022

‘When one is occupied with oneself, with one's body, with one's beauty - this constant occupation with oneself - you deny all relationship.’

This week’s episode on Occupation has six sections.
The first extract (2:33) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1981, titled: Why Are Our Minds Perpetually Occupied?

The second extract (13:58) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1972, titled: Are We Afraid To Be Unoccupied?

The third extract (23:57) is from the second talk in Saanen 1978, titled: Identification Is the Essence of Occupation.

The fourth extract (36:39) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in New Delhi 1981, titled: You Cannot Observe if Your Mind Is Occupied.

The fifth extract (47:41) is from the sixth talk in Saanen 1979, titled: An Occupied Mind Has No Order.

The final extract in this episode (54:27) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1981, titled: Meditation Is Finding Out if the Brain Can Be Unoccupied.

Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast is compiled from carefully chosen extracts from our archives, representing Krishnamurti’s different approaches to fundamental issues and questions we all face in our lives. 

This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit the official YouTube channel for hundreds of advert-free full-length video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks. In addition, the Foundation’s own channel features hundreds of specially selected clips.

You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a rating or review on Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

Krishnamurti on Transformation

Krishnamurti on Transformation

October 26, 2022

‘The chief concern for a serious person is the total transformation of the human mind - total not partial, a complete revolution in the psyche - because that is the first movement which can transform the outward environment.’

This week’s episode on Transformation has five sections.

The first extract (2:42) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk at Brockwood Park in 1976, titled: There Must Be a Transformation in Human Consciousness.

The second extract (8:55) is from the first talk in Saanen 1973, titled: What Place Has Knowledge in the Transformation of the Mind?

The third extract (39:47) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Saanen 1974, titled: The Energy Needed for Total Transformation.

The fourth extract (53:34) is from the second question and answer meeting in Madras 1985, titled: Transformation Requires Clear Perception.

The final extract in this episode (1:06:05) is from Krishnamurti’s fourteenth talk in Ojai 1949, titled: Complete Transformation.

Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast is compiled from carefully chosen extracts from the archives, representing different approaches to many of the fundamental issues we all face in our lives.

This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in Hampshire, UK. Brockwood is also home to Brockwood Park School, an international boarding school offering a personalised holistic education for around 70 students. It is deeply inspired by Krishnamurti’s teaching, which encourages academic excellence, self-understanding, creativity and integrity. Please visit brockwood.org.uk for more information.

You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

Krishnamurti on Contradiction

Krishnamurti on Contradiction

October 19, 2022

‘If there is no becoming, no attempting to be something, then there is no sense of fear. Then there is no contradiction, no lie in us at any level, consciously or unconsciously.’

This week’s episode on Contradiction has three sections.

The first extract (2:46) is from Krishnamurti’s thirteenth talk in Ojai 1949, titled: Why Is There Contradiction in Ourselves?

The second extract (18:03) is from the fifth talk in Paris 1965, titled: The Ending of Contradiction.

The final extract in this episode (1:00:28) is from a direct recording by Krishnamurti in Ojai 1984, titled: Contradiction Between the Outer and the Inner. This recording is previously unreleased.

Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast is compiled from carefully chosen extracts from our archives, representing different approaches to many of the fundamental issues we all face in our lives. This week’s theme is Contradiction. Upcoming topics are Transformation, Occupation and Learning.

This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our website at kfoundation.org, where you can find a growing collection of in-depth articles on Krishnamurti’s teachings, along with key topics and a wide selection of quotes. Our online store stocks all available Krishnamurti books and ships worldwide.

You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

Krishnamurti on Facts

Krishnamurti on Facts

October 12, 2022

‘To meet a fact totally implies meeting it not only intellectually but emotionally. This process of learning about the fact is not possible when you approach it with thought which already has known.’

This week’s episode on Facts has four sections.

The first extract (2:48) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1983, titled: What Is a Fact?

The second extract (20:49) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Bombay 1966, titled: The Word Is Not the Fact.

The third extract (38:48) is from the fifth talk in Saanen 1964, titled: Facing the Fact of Fear.

The final extract in this episode (55:26) is from the forth talk in Bombay 1962, titled: Meeting Facts Without Thought.

Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast is compiled from carefully chosen extracts from the archives, representing Krishnamurti’s different approaches to many of the fundamental issues we all face in our lives. This week’s theme is Facts. Upcoming topics are Contradiction, Transformation and Occupation.

This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to the Krishnamurti Retreat Centre. Situated in the beautiful countryside of the South Downs National Park, the Krishnamurti Centre offers individual and group retreats for those wishing to inquire into themselves in light of Krishnamurti’s teachings. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information.

You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a rating or review on Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

Krishnamurti on Innocence

Krishnamurti on Innocence

October 5, 2022

‘The mind must be innocent, though it has gone through experiences. For the mind to realize that state of innocency, the accumulations of experience must come to an end.’

This week’s episode on Innocence has four sections.

The first extract (2:36) is from Krishnamurti’s ninth talk in Saanen 1964, titled: An Innocent Mind Is Empty of Experience.

The second extract (9:27) is from the second talk in Bombay 1967, titled: An Innocence Not Touched by Thought.

The third extract (24:20) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in Saanen 1970, titled: Only an Innocent Mind Can See Truth.

The final extract in this episode (41:40) is from the seventh talk in London 1962, titled: The Innocent Mind Is a Religious Mind.

Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast is compiled from carefully chosen extracts from our archives, representing Krishnamurti’s different approaches to fundamental issues we all face in our lives. This week’s theme is Innocence. Upcoming themes are Facts, Contradiction and Transformation.

This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit the official YouTube channel for hundreds of advert-free full-length video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks. In addition, the Foundation’s own channel features hundreds of specially selected clips.

You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a rating or review on Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

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