‘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.
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