To come upon the new, thought must be quiet

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" To come upon the new, thought must be quiet - 17 September 1972 • If one is serious, one must learn for oneself if there is such a thing as the im measurable.• Thought cannot find the immeasurable because thought is measurement and time.• Can thought, realizing its limitations, be quiet?• Can the mind without effort see its content clearly, and the limitation, lack ofspace and time-binding quality of its consciousness?• When you say, ‘I do not know,’ does the content have importance?• There are various systems of meditation, gadgets, yoga, to make the mindquiet. These are unimportant.• Is truth the very perception of the false?• When the mind has perceived the truth of something, what is time?• Is there a different dimension which thought cannot touch?" J. KRISHNAMURTI Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895–February 17, 1986) was a world renowned writer and speaker on philosophical and spiritual subjects. His subject matter included: the purpose of meditation, human relationships, the nature of the mind, and how to enact positive change in global society. Krishnamurti was born into a Telugu Brahmin family in what was then colonial India. In early adolescence, he had a chance encounter with prominent occultist and high-ranking theosophist C.W. Leadbeater in the grounds of the Theosophical Society headquarters at Adyar in Madras (now Chennai). He was subsequently raised under the tutelage of Annie Besant and C.W. Leadbeater, leaders of the Society at the time, who believed him to be a "vehicle" for an expected World Teacher. As a young man, he disavowed this idea and dissolved the world-wide organization (the Order of the Star) established to support it. He claimed allegiance to no nationality, caste, religion, or philosophy, and spent the rest of his life traveling the world as an individual speaker, speaking to large and small groups, as well as with interested individuals. He authored a number of books, among them The First and Last Freedom, The Only Revolution, and Krishnamurti's Notebook. :” In addition, a large collection of his talks and discussions have been published. At age 90, he addressed the United Nations on the subject of peace and awareness, and was awarded the 1984 UN Peace Medal. His last public talk was in Madras, India, in January 1986, a month before his death at home in Ojai, California. His supporters, working through several non-profit foundations, oversee a number of independent schools centered on his views on education – in India, England and the United States – and continue to transcribe and distribute many of his thousands of talks, group and individual discussions, and other writings, publishing them in a variety of formats including print, audio, video and digital formats as well as online, in many languages.

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Date de parution 30 novembre 2015
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EAN13 9780900506307
Langue English
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