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Krishnamurti on The Observer

Krishnamurti on The Observer

June 1, 2022

‘When the observer is looking at itself, the observer is absolutely silent. If the observer is absolutely quiet, you see what actually is. If the observer is totally silent, then that which is, is non-existent.’

This week’s episode on The Observer has six sections.

The first extract (2:43) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Brockwood Park in 1974, titled ‘Who is the observer?’

The second extract (15:56) is from the first talk at Brockwood Park in 1970, titled ‘The observer is one of many fragments’.

The third extract (27:30) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk at Brockwood Park in 1970, titled ‘The observer is the reservoir of knowledge’.

The fourth extract (42:40) is from the first question and answer meeting in Ojai 1980, titled ‘The observer is the image maker’.

The fifth extract (56:08) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘Is there an observer?’

The final extract in this episode (1:12:53) is from the sixth talk in Ojai 1978, titled ‘In meditation there is neither the observer nor the observed’.

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.

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Krishnamurti on the Future

Krishnamurti on the Future

May 25, 2022

‘If there is no future, because the future and the past are now, then what is action?’

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

The first extract (2:44) is from the third question and answer meeting in Saanen 1982, titled ‘What is the future of mankind?’

The second extract (9:25) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Saanen 1976, titled ‘Is there such thing as tomorrow?’

The third extract (19:26) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1984, titled ‘The future is now’.

The fourth extract (39:39) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Saanen 1984, titled ‘Action without a future’.

The final extract in this episode (1:01:14) is from the fourth talk in Bombay 1983, titled ‘There are only two possibilities left for us’.

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 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 on Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

Krishnamurti on Sleep and Dreams

Krishnamurti on Sleep and Dreams

May 18, 2022

‘When the brain is quiet in sleep, rejuvenation of its whole structure takes place and a quality of innocence comes into being.’

This week’s episode on Sleep and Dreams has four sections.

The first extract (2:29) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk at Brockwood Park in 1969, titled ‘Can we understand ourselves by analysing our dreams?’

The second extract (31:12) is from the second talk at Brockwood Park in 1972, titled ‘The mind tries to create order through dreams’.

The third extract (36:56) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in San Diego 1970, titled ‘Attention during sleep’.

The final extract in this episode (43:48) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1970, titled ‘Can the brain be completely quiet in sleep?’

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 review on Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

Krishnamurti on Nothingness

Krishnamurti on Nothingness

May 11, 2022

‘It is only out of nothingness that creation takes place; out of that emptiness is that creation that is the summation of all energy.’

This week’s episode on Nothingness has six sections.

The first extract (2:50) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in London 1962, titled ‘Nothingness is not something mysterious’

The second extract (7:18) is from the fourth talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘We are frightened to be nothing.’

The third extract (23:30) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Saanen 1975 titled, ‘In nothingness is complete security.’

The fourth extract (41:12) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1980, titled ‘Our culture says, Be something.’

The fifth extract (54:55) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Madras 1973, titled ‘From nothingness comes the creative flowering of life.’

The final extract in this episode (1:10:19) is from the fifth talk in Bombay 1962, titled ‘In nothingness is communion’.

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 on Apple Podcasts, which helps its visibility.

Krishnamurti on Struggle

Krishnamurti on Struggle

May 4, 2022

‘There is a way of living without conflict and struggle. It doesn’t mean becoming lazy, the mind becoming stagnant or dull. This way of living without effort can only come about if we understand the whole process of contradiction.’

This week’s episode on Struggle has four sections.

The first extract (2:48) is from the 1974 film Problems of Living, titled ‘We are caught in the trap of endless struggle’.

The second extract (8:44) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Bombay 1962, titled ‘Why do we struggle?’

The third extract (33:44) is from the first question and answer meeting at Rajghat in 1981, titled ‘We struggle for everything’.

The final extract in this episode (44:00) is from the fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1980, titled ‘Struggling to end all struggle’.

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 where you listen to podcasts. This helps its visibility.

Krishnamurti on Light

Krishnamurti on Light

April 27, 2022

‘When you are a light to yourself you are a light to the world, because the world is you and you are the world.’

This week’s episode on Light has five sections.

The first extract (2:45) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Madras 1965, titled ‘Observation and light go together’.

The second extract (20:54) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1981, titled ‘Can I be a light to myself?’

The third extract (32:44) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1979, titled ‘A light not kindled at another’s lamp’.

The fourth extract (51:17) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1976, titled ‘When you are a light to yourself, you are a light to the world’.

The final extract in this episode (1:10:17) is from the fourth talk in Amsterdam 1968, titled ‘In the light of silence’.

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 wherever you listen to podcasts, which helps its visibility.

Krishnamurti on Crisis

Krishnamurti on Crisis

April 20, 2022

‘The crisis is not in economics, politics or religion. The crisis is in our consciousness.’

This week’s episode on Crisis has four sections.

The first extract (2:26) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Ojai 1985, titled ‘Where is the crisis?’

The second extract (6:30) is from the fourth talk in Ojai 1981, titled ‘The crisis must be answered’.

The third extract (28:15) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Ojai 1981, titled ‘To understand the crisis, we must be aware of thought’.

The final extract in this episode (50:12) is from the fifth talk in Bombay 1964, titled ‘Facing a crisis inactively’.

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 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 review wherever you listen to podcasts, which helps its visibility.

Krishnamurti on Understanding

Krishnamurti on Understanding

April 13, 2022

‘In the state of understanding, there is no barrier between the fact and yourself. When you understand something, your whole attention is given to it.’

This week’s episode on Understanding has six sections.

The first extract (2:50) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Madras 1964, titled ‘In what sense are we using the word ‘understand’?’

The second extract (8:24) is from the first talk in Saanen 1962, titled ‘Will mental exploration bring about understanding?’

The third extract (16:06) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1985 titled, ‘Does asking for guidance prevent understanding?’

The fourth extract (30:10) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Ojai 1981, titled ‘Understanding brings its own discipline.’

The fifth extract (45:42) is from the third talk in Paris 1965, titled ‘Is understanding a matter of time?’

The final extract in this episode (58:35) is from the fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1971, titled ‘Meditation can only begin with the total understanding of oneself’.

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

If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts, which helps its visibility.

Krishnamurti on Identification

Krishnamurti on Identification

April 6, 2022

‘When I identify myself with a group, idea, belief or conclusion, that identification is the very essence of being occupied with myself.’

This week’s episode on Identification has four sections.

The first extract (2:43) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘The movement of identification.’

The second extract (20:50) is from the eighth talk in Ojai 1949, titled ‘Identification is the basis of illusion’.

The third extract (35:30) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘Identification is occupation with oneself’.

The final extract in this episode (55:58) is from the sixth talk in Saanen 1977, titled ‘To find out the truth of death, all identification must end.’

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 this episode, please leave a review where you listen to podcasts. This helps its visibility.

Krishnamurti on Ideals

Krishnamurti on Ideals

March 30, 2022

‘If we can put away all ideals, understanding their escaping and postponing quality, and face something as it is, directly, immediately, give our full attention to it, then there is a possibility of transforming it.’

This week’s episode on Ideals has four sections.

The first extract (2:52) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Ojai 1978, titled ‘Why do we live with the pressure of ideals?’

The second extract (17:48) is from the third talk in Saanen 1979, titled ‘Is there security in ideals?’

The third extract (38:33) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in New Delhi 1972, titled ‘Ideals prevent action’.

The final extract (51:03) in this episode is from the ninth talk in Ojai 1949, titled ‘Ideals are a postponement’.

Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focusses 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 our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts, which helps its visibility.

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