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A Stranger In Paradise

What is a seer?  I suggest that a seer, because of a capacity to understand the self as self knowledge understands or comprehends reality and as a consequence perceives both reality and also what is beyond. In other words he or she sees consciousness as the whole, as reality.  Apparently, K was a consummate seer and the teachings are an accurate record of some of the things that he saw.

In my view insight is the key in seeing things as they are. Generally, without insight into the nature… Continue

Posted by MJK on September 17, 2014 at 8:09am — 3 Comments

An Understanding of Sorts:

My understanding of my understanding is that it is a form that reveals itself to me whenever I fill it with the words necessary to bring that form into the knowing conferred by the meaning the words take on in filling it. Thus, the form of my understanding become known to me whenever I fill it with meaning.

It is always the same form, but its filling is always newly minted. It is as if there were a singular understanding capable of being expressed in as many ways as the expression of…

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Posted by william iodine brown on September 12, 2014 at 11:07am — 4 Comments

The thinker is the thoughts .

The Thinker is the Thought : Is it not necessary to understand the thinker, the doer, the actor, since his thought, his deed, his action cannot be separated from him? The thinker is the thought, the doer is the deed, the actor is the action. In his thought the thinker is revealed. The thinker through his actions creates his own misery, his ignorance, his strife. The painter paints this picture of passing happiness, of sorrow, of confusion.



 Why does he produce this painful…

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Posted by Daniel wesockes on September 11, 2014 at 4:30am

The Ending of Recognition

From "Exploration into Insight" , J Krishnamurti ( second conversation ) :  

' The Ending of Recognition '

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K: Wait, keep it very simple. We said the known is consciousness - the content of consciousness is the known. Now, is there something outside this, something which is not known, totally new and which does not already exist in the brain cells? If it is outside the known, is it recognizable? - for if it is recognizable it is still in the field…

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Posted by Senthil on September 10, 2014 at 6:30pm — 12 Comments

Deep Reflection Method of Aldous Huxley

" Huxley then proceeded with a detailed description of his very special practice of what he, for want of a better and less awkward term which he had not yet settled upon, called "Deep Reflection." He described this state (the author's description is not complete, since there seemed to be no good reason except interest for making full notations of his description) of Deep Reflection as one marked by physical relaxation with bowed head and closed eyes, a profound,…

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Posted by Senthil on September 10, 2014 at 6:21pm

Krishnamurti telling a joke...You may remember the story of how the devil and a friend of his were walking down the street, when they saw ahead of them a man stoop down and pick up something from the…

Krishnamurti telling a joke...



You may remember the story of how the devil and a friend of his were walking down the street, when they saw ahead of them a man stoop down and pick up something from the ground, look at it, and put it away in his pocket. The friend said to the devil, "What did that man pick up?" "He picked up a piece of Truth," said the devil. "That is a very bad business for you, then," said his friend. "Oh, not at all," the devil replied, "I am going to let him…

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Posted by Daniel wesockes on September 8, 2014 at 4:03pm

Weekly planetary meditation - To assist the process of planetary liberation - Need 144.000 ind.

The time for the Planetary Meditation has been set to 3 pm GMT every Sunday.  Currently this equals 11 pm in Taiwan, 6 pm in Cairo, 5 pm in Central Europe, 4 pm in UK, 11 am in New York, 10 am in Houston, 9 am in Denver and 8 am in Los Angeles. You can check the time for your location here:…

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Posted by Vince on September 7, 2014 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Watching yourself

After all, to know yourself is to watch your behaviour, your words, what you do in your everyday relationships, that is all. Begin with that and you will see how extraordinarily difficult it is to be aware, just to watch the manner of your behaviour, the words you use to your servant, to your boss, the attitude you have with regard to people, to ideas and to things. Just watch your thoughts, your motives in the mirror of relationship,…
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Posted by godavego on September 7, 2014 at 6:26am — 20 Comments

Brain-to-brain 'telepathic' communication achieved for first time

Team of US-led researchers successfully achieves brain-to-brain communication between humans from India to France :

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/11077094/Brain-to-brain-telepathic-communication-achieved-for-first-time.html

Posted by Senthil on September 6, 2014 at 7:13pm

Saul: Love is All, and you will awaken into the glorious brilliance with which It shines.

"Those of you who continue to harbor doubts about the validity of these loving and inspiring messages from those in the spiritual realms please release them, because you know that they are totally…

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Posted by Vince on September 6, 2014 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

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    What is my responsibility for the confusion in the world? 245 Replies

    The world: it means other people, society.Seeing that society is confused - fragmented, divided, violent, et cetera - what is my responsibility for all this?Continue

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    The thought divine. 1 Reply

    It is very strange how the mind is stuck in the words. There are many words like perception, fact, mind, which are discussed over and over again. It's worrying, not that such words are never going to be clearly understood verbally, but the mind is still working in a fragmented fashion trying to make sense of the words, limiting the understanding to words. Some people are able to offer explanations about what they think the words mean, and even give a good account, but for many people a variable…Continue

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    When the killing becomes so disproportionate what does one do, as a spectator?Continue

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    Challenge to THOUGHT 1 Reply

    Generally the 'Intensity of any feeling is reduced if you name it(Life ahead-K)' as if a solution to the problem. What happens to thought once it heard the name of  the mischief maker of all as 'THOUGHT'? What will be it`s reaction?Continue

    Started by s s v ramana rao. Last reply by Paul D Sep 6.

    What is it that sees the limitation of thought? 211 Replies

    Thought is responsible for all the cruelty, the wars, the war machines and the brutality of war, the killing, the terror, the throwing of bombs, the taking of hostages in the name of a cause, or without a cause.Thought is also responsible for the cathedrals, the beauty of their structure, the lovely poems; it is also responsible for all the technological development, the computer with its extraordinary capacity to learn and go beyond man's thought. What is thinking? It is a response, a…Continue

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    What's on the other side of the hill? 7 Replies

    The side that you can't see or hear or touch ... Continue

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    Start with meditation. 4 Replies

    To say, start with meditation, causes many problems. There is this suggested instruction and activity. Not to forget all the discussion which may arise about words and meaning. Yet it is true were I to say, I am doing meditation, this is not meditation. But there is another problem, and that is not initiating awareness, attention, contemplation, something like that, not initiating it at all, and continuing in thought and not initiating an activity free of thought. I understand this is a large…Continue

    Started by Peter Stephens. Last reply by Peter Stephens Aug 27.

    WHAT IS MY PLACE IN LIFE? 42 Replies

    To examine my own thinking requires some thinking. I am aware of thinking and what comes next is more thinking. In examining thought and following up automatically with thought it is a mechanical process of breaking down words and ideas called analysis. However if in this examination it is followed by negating thought, there is no residual thought, leaving no breakdown, no analysis. What is left is something to discover.I am thinking. What is thinking? It is I, me. The thinking is me. This is…Continue

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    Started by Peter Stephens. Last reply by Peter Stephens Aug 20.

    Are we free to enquire, to perceive truth and to act? Are we free? 121 Replies

    Enquiring, perceiving and acting are the fundamental parts of a holistic movement which contains both its own origin and its own destination. This holistic movement of meditation can only take place in a mind which is free and uncluttered: free from beliefs, opinions and, above all, free from fear. It is only such a free mind that can act sanely and healthily on this earth.So the question is: are we free? Those of us who don't care for this question will either ignore it altogether or else…Continue

    Started by Paul D. Last reply by Paul D Aug 19.

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