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Every form of myth, fancy and imagination must be understood and this very understanding deprives them of their significance. There was only colour and not different colours; there was only listening and not the many sounds. The front and back covers of both impressions feature the same set of contemporary photographs of Krishnamurti. There must be no desire to continue the experience or to store it away in memory.
Shadows are more alive than the reality; shadows are longer, deeper, richer; they seem to have a life of their own, independent and protecting; there is a peculiar satisfaction in their invitation.
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But yet it is essential to be free from them or else the brain breeds every form of illusion. Krishnamurti a”Para “. In the idea of perfection there’s a great deal of comfort and security and always it is profitable both to the priest and to the one who’s trying to become perfect. The pylons that carried heavy electric cables, stood startlingly against the evening skies; looking up at these towering steel structures against scudding clouds, there was beauty and power.
From there one can see the source of one stream and the dark, pine-covered hills; the lines of these hills against the evening sky were magnificent and they seemed to tell of so many things.
Krishnamurtis Notebook – Jiddu Krishnamurti
Preston rated it nktebook it Jan 21, It was there till we left. All space seemed to disappear; what was far, the wide gap, the distant snowcovered peaks and the person sitting on the bench faded notebooi.
There is no end to krishnmurtis the essence of it is without time and space. Krishnamurti took on the challenge of modern scientists and psychologists and went with them step by step, discussed their theories and sometimes enabled them to discern the limitations of those theories. But the eyes have to see beyond them, penetrating deeply and widely, without choosing, without shelter; they have to wander beyond man-made frontiers of ideas and values and to feel beyond love.
Everything was there except the brain, though it was driving the car. The mountains, with their snow, were very close, one could almost touch them; they stood out sharply against the sky.
Walking in the deep shadow of a mountain, Beside a chattering stream, in the intensity of the process, one felt utterly vulnerable, naked and very open; one hardly seemed to exist. Carlo rated notbook it was amazing Dec 25, All activity of the brain must cease, voluntarily and easily, without conflict and pain. Beyond all noteboook which a good brain can give, why do we choose the worse and not the better, why hate rather than love, why greed and not generosity, why self-centred activity and not open total action?
Quietly, it came, so gently that one was not aware of it, so close to the earth, among the flowers.
Krishnamurtis Notebook Quotes by Jiddu Krishnamurti
Every form of influence is understood and denied, giving thought no passage in time. Written during —62, it was first published in book form in ; an expanded edition was published in Our seeing is very limited and our eyes are accustomed to near things. Later in the morning sitting on a roadside bench under a tree one felt the immensity of it.
It’s not the taming of the brain to conform nor is it a self-introspective analysis; it is certainly not nottebook training in concentration which includes, chooses and denies. This inward look does not go very far, for it’s still within the limitation of its own observation and reason. Maturity is that state when all choice has ceased; it’s only the immature that choose and know the conflict of choice.
Action of this strength has no cause, no motive and therefore is immeasurable and the essence. Retrieved — via InfoTrac Newsstand. Krishnamurti biographer Mary Lutyens wrote in the foreword to the original edition published”[i]n this unique daily record we have what may be called the well-spring of Krishnamurti’s teaching.
But it must be there, not conjured up by the brain, which is the child of time and influence. Namely Alan Watts is in my opinion a very kkrishnamurtis writer, and I could not recommend him more. And later, still in bed, there was a seeing in which all life seemed to be contained.
It was as though one was looking, not with eyes only but with a thousand centuries; it was altogether a strange occurrence. The path went up gently past a cow shed but it was empty; the cattle had been taken to pastures much higher up.
They were rehearsing for the concert that evening and everyone was dutifully solemn and there was interest. This whole process of challenges and responses, of the movement of experiencing and recognizing the hidden and the open activities, this whole is consciousness bound to time. When this consciousness notebokk out, it is to weigh, to balance and to receive.
It had its own moods but never unpleasant, never a dark mood, The little ones had a sharper note, there were more boulders and rocks; they had quiet pools in the shade, shallow with dancing shadows and at night they had quite a different tone, soft, gentle and hesitant.
There was no thought or feeling, the brain utterly quiet. This state in which all experiencing has come to an end is not the paralysis of the mind; on the contrary, it’s the additive mind, the mind that’s accumulating, keishnamurtis is withering away.
What you see with thought is superficial; then seeing is only partial; this is not seeing at all. There was no violence in this destruction; there is violence in change, in revolution, in submission, in discipline, in control and domination but here all violence, in any form with a different name, has totally ceased.
It was far beyond and above them. And the sparkling meadows were the haunt of shy flowers. It remained filling the room and beyond, and presently it went, leaving behind a feeling krishnamurtiz vastness, whose height was beyond the word. The total brain, with its hidden secret demands and pursuits and the many varieties of cunning virtues, must be utterly quiet, speechless but yet alert and still.
It is not to be communicated for it cannot be formulated, it cannot be wrapped up in words. He maintains that human beings can transform themselves radically, not in time, not by evolution, but by immediate perception, whereas the Notebook shows that Krishnamurti is not an ordinary man transformed but a unique being existing in krishnamhrtis different dimension from ordinary humanity.
One was awakened to it and the brain was aware of it without any of its responses. He continued writing almost daily for nine months while at various locales; the last entry is dated 19 Marchat Bombay Mumbai.