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Krishnamurti on Problems

Krishnamurti on Problems

August 10, 2022

‘Social problems, economic problems, mechanical problems, computer problems, and our own problems in our daily life, in our relationships - why do we have problems at all? Is it necessary to have problems?’

This week’s episode on Problems has four sections.

The first extract (2:34) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Bombay 1983, titled ‘What is a problem?’

The second extract (20:21) is from the first talk at Brockwood Park in 1985, titled ‘A brain free to solve problems’.

The third extract (42:34) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Saanen 1965, titled ‘Dealing with problems immediately.’

The final extract (1:06:19) in this episode is from the fifth talk in Ojai 1949, titled ‘Letting a problem tell its story’.

Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti, and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our official YouTube channels for hundreds of advert-free full-length video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks, and selected clips.

You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram 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 Simplicity

Krishnamurti on Simplicity

August 3, 2022

‘The modern world is becoming very, very complicated, and one must therefore make one's own life extraordinarily simple. That simplicity demands a great deal of intelligence.’

This week’s episode on Simplicity has three sections.

The first extract (2:57) is from Krishnamurti’s eighth talk in Bombay 1962, titled ‘Simplicity and virtue in a complex world’.

The second extract (25:07) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1965, titled, ‘Simplicity comes with the understanding of sorrow’.

The final extract in this episode (56:17) is from the first talk in San Francisco 1984, titled ‘Complexity must be approached with simplicity’

Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of extracts carefully chosen from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

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 daily Krishnamurti quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

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

Krishnamurti on Achievement

Krishnamurti on Achievement

July 27, 2022

‘What is it each one of us wants to achieve? More enlightened? To achieve heaven, nirvana or moksha?’

This week’s episode on Achievement has five sections.

The first extract (2:39) is from the fourth talk in Saanen 1982, titled ‘Is it natural to want to achieve?’

The second extract (16:47) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in New Delhi 1983, titled ‘We use time to achieve’.

The third extract (27:45) is from the first question and answer meeting in Madras 1985, titled ‘Achievement is the basis of self-interest’.

The fourth extract (38:48) is from the fourth question and answer meeting in Saanen 1980, titled ‘Is enlightenment something to be achieved?’

The final extract in this episode (49:49) is from the third talk in Madras 1986, titled ‘Achievement in meditation’.

Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

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 daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

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

Krishnamurti on The Immeasurable

Krishnamurti on The Immeasurable

July 20, 2022

‘You cannot invite the immeasurable - it then becomes a plaything. You cannot lay down the path for another to follow - it is not to be put into words.’

This week’s episode on The Immeasurable has five sections.

The first extract (2:49) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1985, titled ‘Can discipline lead to the immeasurable?’

The second extract (11:36) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Saanen 1971, titled ‘Inquiring into the immeasurable without illusion’.

The third extract (30:47) is from the third talk in Saanen 1972, titled ‘Has thought a place in investigating the immeasurable?’

The fourth extract (42:51) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1972, titled ‘Finding out if there is something beyond all measure’.

The final extract in this episode (57:17) is from a recording made by Krishnamurti in Ojai 1984, titled ‘The brain tries to measure the immeasurable’.

Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

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 quiet 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 daily Krishnamurti quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

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

Krishnamurti on Attachment

Krishnamurti on Attachment

July 13, 2022

‘Where there is attachment to a problem, to an idea, to an ideal, to a person, to a dogma, to a ritual, to an organisation, there must be corruption.’

This week’s episode on Attachment has five sections.

The first extract (2:29) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1972, titled ‘Why are we attached?’

The second extract (11:04) is from the fifth question and answer meeting in Saanen 1980, titled ‘The consequences of attachment’.

The third extract (23:14) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Saanen 1974, titled ‘Attachment is more important than detachment.’

The fourth extract (34:47) is from the third talk in Saanen 1980, titled ‘Observing attachment.’

The final extract in this episode (51:25) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘The ending of attachment’.

Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti, and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our official YouTube channels for hundreds of advert-free full-length video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks, and selected clips.

You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram 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 Help

Krishnamurti on Help

July 6, 2022

‘Logically, sanely, I observe that nobody can help me. It is not that I become cynical; it is a fact. And so am I willing to stand alone?’

This week’s episode on Help has four sections.

The first extract (2:49) from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in Bombay 1964, titled ‘We have always sought help from others’.

The second extract (23:10) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1981, titled ‘Why do I ask for help from another?’

The third extract (52:24) is from the second question and answer meeting in Saanen 1984, titled, ‘Can anybody help you?’

The final extract in this episode (1:05:28) is from the thirteenth talk in Ojai 1949, titled ‘Wanting to help others’.

Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of extracts carefully chosen from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

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 daily Krishnamurti quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

If you enjoy the episode, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app, which helps its visibility.

Krishnamurti on Ideas

Krishnamurti on Ideas

June 29, 2022

‘Ideas play an extraordinarily important part in our life: what we think, what we feel, the beliefs and ideas in which we are conditioned.’

This week’s episode on Ideas has four sections.

The first extract (2:30) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in Bombay 1965, titled ‘God is an idea’.

The second extract (21:42) is from the second talk in New Delhi 1964, titled ‘Is there an action without the idea?’

The third extract (33:12) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk at Brockwood Park in 1974, titled ‘There is conflict between ideas and action’.

The final extract in this episode (52:26) is from the eighth talk in Ojai 1949, titled ‘There is no idea without sensation’.

Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

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 daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

If you enjoy the episode, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app, which helps its visibility.

Krishnamurti on Accumulation

Krishnamurti on Accumulation

June 22, 2022

‘Accumulation is the centre, the 'me', the ego, and to learn about it one must be free of accumulation.’

This week’s episode on Accumulation has three sections.

The first extract (2:39) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Madras 1971, titled ‘Learning is a constant movement with no accumulation’.

The second extract (15:30) is from the fifth talk in Saanen 1982, titled ‘The accumulating brain is mechanical’.

The final extract (38:03) in this episode is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Madras 1966, titled ‘Accumulation leads to inertia’.

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 quiet 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 daily Krishnamurti quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

If you enjoy the episode, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app, which helps its visibility.

Krishnamurti on The Sacred

Krishnamurti on The Sacred

June 15, 2022

‘The things that have been put in the churches, temples and mosques are not sacred, but yet we worship them. We worship symbols created by thought and pray to them. We project that which is sacred according to our conditioning.’

This week’s episode on The Sacred has four sections.

The first extract (2:35) is from the second question and answer meeting in Ojai 1982, titled ‘Is thought sacred?’

The second extract (10:26) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Ojai 1982, titled ‘Is there anything sacred in life?’

The third extract (39:20) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1975, titled ‘The sacred is mysterious’.

The final extract (47:31) in this episode is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Madras 1974, titled ‘Everything becomes sacred’.

Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti, and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our official YouTube channels for hundreds of advert-free full-length video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks, and clips.

You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram 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 Effort

Krishnamurti on Effort

June 8, 2022

‘All effort implies resistance, all effort implies contradiction, all effort involves an idea separate from action; and hence our daily lives are in contradiction.’

This week’s episode on Effort has four sections.

The first extract (2:53) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Madras 1964, titled ‘Why do we make effort?’

The second extract (17:15) is from the sixth talk in Saanen 1965, titled ‘Effort implies conformity.’

The third extract (29:04) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in New Delhi 1964 titled, ‘Is it possible to live without effort?’

The final extract (38:30) in this episode is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1981, titled ‘Does meditation require effort?’

Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of extracts carefully chosen from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

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 daily Krishnamurti quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

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

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