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Krishnamurti on Fear

Krishnamurti on Fear

June 16, 2021

‘Most of us are concerned with trimming fear, like we trim branches of a tree. And we think this is good enough, but we don’t challenge ourselves whether it is possible to be completely free of fear.’

This week’s episode on Fear has five sections. The first extract (2:24) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in San Francisco 1983, titled ‘We are two friends discussing fear’.

The second extract (9:34) is from the fifth talk in Saanen 1981, titled ‘What is fear?’

The third extract (23:52) is from Krishnamurti’s third question and answer meeting in Ojai 1981, titled ‘Observing fear’.

The fourth extract (47:56) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1985, titled ‘Fear of change’.

The final extract (57:22) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1981, titled ‘Fear of dying’.

Each weekly episode in this season of the Krishnamurti podcast is based on a major theme of the philosopher’s talks, such as freedom, self-knowledge, beauty, intelligence and meditation. Extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent Krishnamurti’s different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes.

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Krishnamurti on Ambition

Krishnamurti on Ambition

June 9, 2021

‘Ambition is the same, whether it is in the world or turned towards God.’

This week’s episode on Ambition has four sections. The first extract (2:18) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in London 1962, titled ‘Denying ambition totally.’

The second extract (13:46) is from the sixth talk in Saanen 1981, titled ‘Where there is ambition, can love exist?’.

The third extract (25:52) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Brockwood Park in 1973, titled ‘Ambition is a waste of energy’.

The final extract (43:30) this week is from the ninth talk in Ojai 1949, titled ‘Are you free of ambition?’

Each weekly episode in this season of the Krishnamurti podcast is based on a major theme of the philosopher’s talks, such as freedom, self-knowledge, beauty, intelligence and authority. Extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent Krishnamurti’s different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes.

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Krishnamurti on Peace

Krishnamurti on Peace

June 2, 2021

‘Peace is necessary in order to grow, to flower, to understand, to have time to look around, to explore into ourselves and what we find there. We must have peace.’

This week’s episode on Peace has three sections. The first extract (2:26) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Saanen 1983, titled ‘Is it possible to live in peace?’

The second extract (30:32) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood in 1984, titled ‘Peace requires intelligence’.

The final extract (58:08) this week is from Krishnamurti’s ninth talk in Saanen 1964, titled ‘Peace of mind’.

Each weekly episode in this season of the Krishnamurti podcast is based on a major theme of the philosopher’s talks, such as freedom, self-knowledge, beauty, intelligence and authority. Extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent Krishnamurti’s different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes.

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Krishnamurti on Individuality

Krishnamurti on Individuality

May 26, 2021

‘Each of us has been brought up to be a separate individual with our own soul. Is this a fact, or merely a concept?’

This week’s episode on individuality has four sections. The first extract (2:18) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Ojai 1981, titled ‘We think we are individuals’.

The second extract (25:34) is from the first talk at Brockwood Park in 1981, titled ‘The concept of individuality is the root of division’.

The third extract (41:11) is from the first question and answer meeting in Ojai 1984, titled ‘You are not unique’.

The final extract (1:06:15) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Madras 1972, titled ‘Is there a permanent you?’

Each weekly episode in this season of the Krishnamurti podcast is based on a major theme of the philosopher’s talks, such as freedom, self-knowledge, beauty, intelligence and meditation. Extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent Krishnamurti’s different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes.

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Krishnamurti on Meditation

Krishnamurti on Meditation

May 19, 2021

‘Meditation means the emptying of consciousness of its content. Then only can the mind be absolutely quiet.’

This week’s episode on Meditation has four sections. The first extract (2:24) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in San Diego 1970, titled ‘What is meditation?’

The second extract (16:41) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1974, titled ‘The controller is the controlled’.

The third extract (42:32) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Ojai 1949, titled ‘Meditation is the beginning of self-knowledge’.

The final extract (1:11:11) this week is from a direct recording by Krishnamurti in 1983, titled ‘Meditation is without measurement’. This recording is exclusive to this podcast and has not been heard outside of the archives before now.

Each weekly episode in this season of the Krishnamurti podcast is based on a major theme of the philosopher’s talks, such as freedom, self-knowledge, beauty, intelligence and authority. Extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent Krishnamurti’s different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes.

Find us online at kfoundation.org and on social media as Krishnamurti Foundation Trust

Krishnamurti on Society

Krishnamurti on Society

May 12, 2021

‘We need a new society; and that society is not going to be created by anybody except by you. I do not think we feel the immense responsibility of this.’

This week’s episode on Society has five sections. The first extract (2:29) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth question and answer meeting in Ojai 1981, titled ‘What is your relationship to society?’

The second extract (8:36) is from the third talk in Madras 1985, titled ‘Each one of us has built society’.

The third extract (19:10) is from Krishnamurti’s second question and answer meeting in Saanen 1982, titled ‘Is it possible to not contribute to the cruelty of society?’

The fourth extract (30:24) is from the fourth talk in Saanen 1972, titled ‘Society creates an image in us’.

The final extract (48:36) this week is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Bombay 1965, titled ‘We need a new society’.

Each weekly episode in this season of the Krishnamurti podcast is based on a major theme of the philosopher’s talks, such as freedom, self-knowledge, beauty, intelligence and authority. Extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent Krishnamurti’s different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes.

Find us online at kfoundation.org and on social media as Krishnamurti Foundation Trust

Krishnamurti on Analysis

Krishnamurti on Analysis

May 5, 2021

‘Analysis implies a division between the analyser and the analysed, and in that division there is already the root of conflict.’

Each weekly episode in this season of the Krishnamurti podcast is based on a major theme of the philosopher’s talks, such as freedom, self-knowledge, beauty, intelligence and authority. Extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent Krishnamurti’s different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes.

This week’s podcast has three sections. The first extract (2:24) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Saanen 1970, titled ‘The division between the analyser and the analysed’.

The second extract (31:42) is from the fifth talk in Saanen 1970, titled ‘Can analysis end fear?’

The final extract this week (39:02) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Madras 1978, titled ‘Analysis is paralysis’.

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Krishnamurti on Knowledge

Krishnamurti on Knowledge

April 28, 2021

‘Knowledge is absolutely necessary to earn a livelihood, but why should I accumulate psychological knowledge?’

Each weekly episode in this season of the Krishnamurti podcast is based on a major theme of the philosopher’s talks, such as freedom, self-knowledge, beauty, intelligence and meditation. Extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent Krishnamurti’s different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes.

This week’s episode has four sections. The first extract (2:22) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in San Francisco 1973, titled ‘The function of knowledge’.

The second extract (16:38) is from the first talk in Saanen 1973, titled ‘What place has knowledge in transformation?’

The third extract (40:14) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Brockwood Park in 1980, titled ‘Ignorance and knowledge go together’.

The final extract (52:10) this week is from the sixth talk in Bombay 1981, titled ‘Meditation is the understanding of knowledge’.

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Krishnamurti on Negation

Krishnamurti on Negation

April 21, 2021

‘When your mind is in that state of complete negation, you can approach anew all your problems, and then you will find that they can be resolved totally and completely.’

This week’s podcast has five sections. The first extract (2:18) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Saanen 1965, titled ‘The negative approach’.

The second extract (9:18) is from the sixth talk in Paris 1961, titled ‘To see what is true there must be negation of the false’.

The third extract (15:52) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Bombay 1966, titled ‘Negation is positive action’.

The fourth extract (39:56) is from the fourth talk in Ojai 1982, titled ‘Negating all that is not love’.

The final extract this week (52:54) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Bombay 1982, titled ‘Negation, death and ending’.

Each weekly episode in this season of the Krishnamurti podcast is based on a major theme of the philosopher’s talks, such as freedom, self-knowledge, beauty, intelligence and meditation. Extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent Krishnamurti’s different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes.

Find us online at kfoundation.org and on social media as Krishnamurti Foundation Trust

Krishnamurti on Nature and the Environment

Krishnamurti on Nature and the Environment

April 14, 2021

‘We never have this feeling of wholeness, where the things of the sea and earth, the nature and the sky, is the universe, is part of us.’

This week’s podcast has seven sections. The first extract (2:12) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Madras 1979, titled ‘If one loses contact with nature’.

The second extract (8:28) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1980, titled ‘We are the greatest danger to the world’.

The third extract (12:14) is from Krishnamurti’s second question and answer meeting in Ojai 1985, titled ‘Are we struggling against our nature in seeking to change?’

The fourth extract (18:00) is from the first talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘Observing natural sensation’.

The fifth extract (28:32) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1983, titled ‘What is the origin of all life?’

The sixth extract (42:14) is from the second talk in Benares 1964, titled ‘Communion with nature’.

The final extract this week (51:26) is from a direct recording by Krishnamurti in 1983, titled ‘Will we ever live on this beautiful earth peacefully?’ This exclusive recording is presented here for the first time.

Each weekly episode in this season of the Krishnamurti podcast is based on a major theme of the philosopher’s talks, such as freedom, self-knowledge, beauty, intelligence and meditation. Extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent Krishnamurti’s different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes.

Find us online at kfoundation.org and on social media as Krishnamurti Foundation Trust

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