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Is Freedom from Conditioning Really Possible?
Talk 39 min.
2 minute K anecdote: conditioning and time
Prof. Krishna: Are K's Teachings Practical?
May 2, 2010 - 52 min.
Certainty, Mind, and the Brain
Dr. Robert Burton & Prof. Frode Steen - November 14, 2009
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“Many months ago many transactions in regard of historic bonds, dinar, dong, other currency, gold, gems, etc were completed, and funds were generated. Then they started to transfer these funds to the payees, and all attempts to transfer funds failed… Now, most of the…Continue
Posted by Vince on July 30, 2014 at 6:18am
To let it all go ...
the desire for intelligence, awakening ... the endless questioning and analysis ... the constant watching with a (sometimes very subtly) hidden goal of becoming better, of ending suffering, of "getting it" ...
to be at home and lost in unhampered simple freewheeling being ...
Some people including myself are saying that Krishnamurti made a focus toward ultimate truth which created an imbalance. So why call truth a land, and, if it is even possible to understand this comment at all, can we understand it instantly without thinking about it? (I think it is possible to intuitively understand, at least for a few moments, what he is trying to say, but that it is of minimal functional value in terms of actually transforming human relationship.) And what would…Continue
Are we in the midst of a narcissism epidemic? Attention seeking behaviour, the need to stand out, an increased focus on image, fame and money seem to be on the rise. Researchers from the U.S. have found that young people’s average scores against the Narcissistic Personality Inventory are significantly higher than in previous generations. We explore the causes, symptoms and possible solutions to this growing trend of self obsession.
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This line was posted to me some time ago - it strikes me as as the simplest and most straightforward formulation of what k is all about - so I'll choose it for a new headingContinue
Started by Hermann Janzen. Last reply by Hermann Janzen 14 hours ago.
Just now read the article mentioned in the Title above and writing down the conditioned responses of my mind! (1)Unconditioning is possible through observation-'K' Says and I accept it as truth because I don`t see any reason for 'K' to lie!. May be 'K' can be mistaken but he lived a full life and had he found that freedom from conditioning is impossible he would have said that also!!It is difficult to believe that 'K' categorically made a statement and unchanged it throughout his life for the…Continue
Started by s s v ramana rao yesterday.
Death ... it's as "natural" as the breath you're taking right now. There's nothing more natural for any existent than its eventual non-existence. Death is all around us. We are swimming in it. We *are* it. So, dear friends ... what's the problem? Whence the fear of death, the darkness associated with it?Continue
Started by rachMiel. Last reply by kant on Wednesday.
When thought is not there, it can be a blank mind, still man is there. Mind is there but no thought.In deep sleep a person is there.Mind is completely absorbed. Here who is the observer and what is observed? May we discuss? Or is it a question not worth discussing?After rising up I generally say, I had a good sleep, I did not observe or know anything, it was a state of great happiness .I know that .It is past now.J.K generally does not go into such discussion though, it is an important point to…Continue
Started by kant. Last reply by Si Jul 15.
Writing is a communication using thought. Most of the time it is in a form which reproduces the characteristics of this form, and this form is what is generating images and responses. It is these thoughts we are thinking about and arriving at an understanding; moving from one conclusion to the next. Is there a way to end this practice and not make it a conclusion? What happens when I read words? Am I looking at the words and mechanically reading, or is it a communion with insight? I can find…Continue
Started by Peter Stephens Jul 15.
Life is very simple and being simple it is direct. What is direct, straight, is possible to touch what is true. We make life very complex, so complex and therefore we are afraid of life. When one goes through all that complexity, the game in which one deceives and is deceived, and comes out of it, without any more concern, bondage, or desire, what remains is directness of life. And love is possible.
Started by Si. Last reply by Si Jul 12.