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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.

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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.

Krishnamurti on Aggression

Krishnamurti on Aggression

March 23, 2022

‘Aggression is the pattern from childhood - the education, our parents and society. Those around me are aggressive and it gives me pleasure. I accept this and become more aggressive’

This week’s episode on Aggression has four sections.

The first extract (2:28) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1970, titled ‘We are conditioned to be aggressive.’

The second extract (12:02) is from the fourth question and answer meeting in Ojai 1980, titled ‘The pattern of aggression.’

The third extract (21:17) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Rajghat 1967, titled ‘Looking at aggression as it is.’

The final extract in this episode (1:08:55) is from the fourth talk in New York 1974, titled ‘Intelligence is above and beyond aggression.’

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. 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 Actuality

Krishnamurti on Actuality

March 16, 2022

‘We are not pursuing ideas or ideologies, but facing actuality. In actuality, and going beyond that actuality, is the truth.’

This week’s episode on Actuality has four sections.

The first extract (2:47) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Washington DC, 1985, titled ‘We have done everything possible to run from actuality’.

The second extract (20:51) is from the first talk at Brockwood Park in 1974, titled ‘Deal with actuality, not ideas’.

The third extract (32:48) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Saanen 1975, titled ‘Awareness of actuality’.

The final extract in this episode (58:53) is from the second talk in Madras 1979, titled ‘Is the self an actuality?’

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 War and Killing

Krishnamurti on War and Killing

March 9, 2022

‘Psychologically we are one. Unless human beings deeply realise this, we are going to have wars, we are going to be eternally in conflict.

This week’s episode on War and Killing has five sections.

The first extract (2:31) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Bombay 1984, titled ‘What is the cause of wars?’

The second extract (20:08) is from the first talk in New Delhi 1965, titled ‘Is there such thing as a righteous war?’

The third extract (33:16) is from Krishnamurti’s talk at the United Nations, New York 1984, titled ‘If there is no security in our relationships, that is the beginning of war.’

The fourth extract (58:07) is from the second question and answer meeting in Saanen 1982, titled ‘How can I not contribute to war?’

The final extract in this episode (1:07:52) is from the second question and answer meeting in Saanen 1984, titled ‘Can we live without bringing suffering or death?’

Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the archives of 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.

Krishnamurti on the Psyche

Krishnamurti on the Psyche

March 2, 2022

‘If thought, reason, knowledge or experience will not bring about a radical revolution in the psyche, what will?’

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

The first extract (2:52) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Ojai 1976, titled ‘The psyche is put together by thought’.

The second extract (26:05) is from the second talk in San Francisco 1983, titled ‘Time and the psyche’.

The third extract (46:32) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in New York 1966, titled ‘What will bring about a revolution in the psyche?’

The final extract in this episode (1:15:12) is from the fifth talk in Madras 1981, titled ‘It is not your psyche, it is the human psyche.’

Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of extracts carefully chosen 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 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 Measurement

Krishnamurti on Measurement

February 23, 2022

‘When you are free, when the brain is free of measurement, the very brain cells that have been used to measurement, conditioned by measurement, have suddenly awakened to the truth.

This week’s episode on Measurement has five sections.

The first extract (2:26) is from the fifth question and answer meeting in Saanen 1980, titled ‘We have fallen into the habit of measurement’.

The second extract (28:18) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1983, titled ‘The ‘better’ is measurable.’

The third extract (40:34) is from the second talk at Brockwood Park in 1972, titled ‘Measurement brings fragmentation’.

The fourth extract (1:01:52) is from the third question and answer meeting in Ojai 1982, titled ‘Where there is measurement there is no spirituality’.

The final extract in this episode (1:07:31) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘Attention is freedom from measurement’.

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. 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 on iTunes or Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

Krishnamurti on Attention and Inattention

Krishnamurti on Attention and Inattention

February 16, 2022

‘Is there a sustained attention? Of course not. So, it is important to understand why there is inattention.’

This week’s episode on Attention and Inattention has five sections.

The first extract (2:41) is from the first question and answer meeting in Bombay 1985, titled ‘Why aren’t we capable of sustaining attention?’

The second extract (13:53) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Rajghat in 1967, titled ‘What takes place when you give complete attention?’

The third extract (27:08) is from the fourth talk in Bombay 1979, titled ‘Awareness of inattention is attention’.

The fourth extract (35:34) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in New Delhi 1966, titled ‘Extraordinary attention’.

The final extract in this episode (41:59) is from a direct recording by Krishnamurti in Ojai 1983, titled ‘Awareness, attention and insight’. This is an exclusive to the podcast and has not been heard before outside of the archives.

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.

Krishnamurti on Krishnamurti

Krishnamurti on Krishnamurti

February 9, 2022

‘I am nobody. It is as simple as that. I am nobody.’

This week’s episode on Krishnamurti has seven sections.

The first extract (2:33) is from the first talk in Saanen 1972, titled ‘I know why I am here’.

The second extract (11:11) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Ojai 1981, titled ‘I am not a teacher’.

The third extract (17:54) is from an interview by Roy Tuckman in Ojai 1983.

The fourth extract (25:26) is from the third question and answer meeting in Saanen 1983, titled ‘Krishnamurti’s experiences’.

The fifth extract (36:15) is from the second question and answer meeting in Madras 1981, titled ‘Has Krishnamurti performed miracles?’

The sixth extract (41:32) is from the first question and answer meeting in Ojai 1984, titled ‘Have you designated someone to carry on your teachings?’

The final extract (46:33) this in this episode is from the third question and answer meeting in Saanen 1981, titled ‘Who are you?’

Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the archives of 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. 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.

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