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By J. Krishnamurti

This primary quantity covers talks given in Italy, Norway and India. Krishnamurti starts off with the assertion "Friends, I may still such as you to make a residing discovery, no longer a discovery caused by way of the outline of others... it's not that i am going to aim to explain what to me is fact, for that may be an very unlikely test. One can't describe or supply to a different the fullness of an adventure. each needs to dwell it for himself."

An wide compendium of Krishnamurti's talks and discussions within the united states, Europe, India, New Zealand, and South Africa from 1933 to 1967—the gathered Works were rigorously authenticated opposed to current transcripts and tapes. every one quantity contains a frontispiece photo of Krishnamurti , with query and topic indexes on the end.

The content material of every quantity isn't really restricted to the topic of the identify, yet quite deals a special view of Krishnamurti's striking teachings in chosen years. The amassed Works deals the reader the chance to discover the early writings and dialogues of their so much entire and genuine shape.

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You cannot make that "I" immortal. Your whole basis of thought is a series of achievements and therefore a continuous effort, a continuous limitation of consciousness. Yet you hope in that way to realize immortality, to feel the ecstasy of the infinite. I say that immortality is reality. You cannot discuss it; you can know it in your action, action born of the fullness, the richness, of wisdom; but that fullness, that richness, you cannot attain by listening to a spiritual guide or by reading a book of instruction.

Have you ever considered the person who meditates? He is a person who chooses. He chooses that which he likes, that which will give him what he calls help. So what he is really seeking is something that will give him comfort, satisfaction - a kind of dead peace, a stagnation. And yet, the man who is able to meditate we call a great man, a spiritual man. Our whole effort is concerned with this superimposition of what we call right ideas on what we consider wrong ideas, and by this attempt we continually create a division in action.

So you must become aware in action, which will reveal the hidden pursuits of craving. But this awareness does not result from analysis. Analysis merely limits action. Have I answered that question? Question: You have enumerated the successive steps of the process of creating authorities. Will you enumerate the steps of the inverse process, the process of liberating oneself from all authority. Krishnamurti: I am afraid the question is wrongly stated. You do not ask what creates authority, but how to free yourself from authority.

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