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      Bringing Confusion into the Laboratory
      Rasmus Tinning | A Dialogue With Oneself

      Theory can be useful, but is ultimately barren. In spite of that, we would rather cling to it forever, than have anything to do with confusion. ...

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      The Secret Life of Trees
      Kinfonet Editorial Board | Editorials

      Is beauty, as the saying goes, in the eye of the beholder? Consider what transpires when we stand awe-struck before a piece of exquisite art, or...

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      I Have Been Made Simple
      Kinfonet Editorial Board | Editorials

      Now that so many years have passed since Krishnamurti's death, it is interesting to take stock of the influence his life and work has had on hum...

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      J. Krishnamurti’s Critique of Religion
      Theodore L. Kneupper | Scholarly Articles

      I. Introduction. Jiddu Krishnamurti was one of the most remarkable and interesting thinkers of the 20th century. Born in 1895...

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      Confessions of a K Fanatic
      Dev Singh | A Dialogue With Oneself

      Life is too serious a thing to play with.

      I have never considered the intensity and singularity of my interest in the teachin...

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      Featured Excerpts

      The Dissolution of the Order of the Star
      Star Camp at Ommen, Holland | August 2, 1929
      The Order of the Star in the East was founded in 1911 to proclaim the coming of the World Teacher. Krishnamurti was made Head of the Order. On Augu...
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      On Happiness and Religion
      This Matter of Culture | Chapter 4
      Why are you here listening to me? Have you ever considered why you listen to people at all? And what does listening to somebody mean? All of you he...
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      Understanding Loneliness
      Talks by Krishnamurti in Europe | June 25th, 1955. London, England
      One of our problems, it seems to me, amongst so many others, is this dependence - dependence on people for our happiness, dependence on capacity, t...
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      Featured Interview Answers

      Can dialogue - in the sense of sincere inquiry - be organized or can it only come about spontaneously, unprompted?
      answered by Greg Van Tongeren
      If there is truly a sincere interest in open-minded inquiry, there is not a need for much structure. But an unrestricted gathering of people includ...
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      Has coming into contact with Krishnamurti and his teachings had any perceptible effect on your life and/or relationships?
      answered by Shamita Banerjee
      Yes, it has had a positive impact on my life - I accept situations and people just as they are - no longer judgemental in my thoughts and ways. My ...
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      Are there any aspects of Krishnamurti's teaching that you find implausible or difficult to accept?
      answered by Hendrik Mentz
      The myth/implication/assumption/hint/denial or whatever of 'enlightenment' (although I'm aware his own wariness of that term)
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      Robert Sayegh
      Ten days, one thought: As the passion of flames calms and settles, and the dark cold emptiness hazily flickers, could the gap keep growing? should ...
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      Shiva Tirvengadum
      I have read a lot of books to find answers to the big questions:What is the purpose of life? Where do we come from? How do we live our life? Then...
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      Mehul Shah
      I have been interested in K's teachings for over a decade now, but only recently have begun to explore in earnest, starting with the books First An...
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      Kari Jansson
      I'am 63 years old retired married man. We have two grown-up sons, who live their own life. First book by Krihsnamurti I read on the year 1972. ...
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