Krishnamurti & the Art of Awakening

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robert stanley
robert stanley
United Kingdom
Birthday: June 6
Member since: Fri, 08 Feb 2013, 10:17am
Last visited almost 4 years ago

Member Statement

Difficult this,-i think/feel but don't believe.Not because another tells me what to think but i see for myself.I try to point out to others sometimes but nobody seems interested in adressing the fundamental in the human condition generally.Most people are happier talking of material everyday things.

Interests and Recommendations

Books

the prime of miss jean broadie.

Movies

Birds Alfred Hitchcock

Music

classical

Other interests

painting and drawing ,exercise and fresh air

Interview Answers

How do you strike a balance between healthy doubt and ready acceptance in investigating Krishnamurti's proposals?

i never readily accept what i or another thinks unless its an obvious fact .Iwill listen and find out for myself.

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Can dialogue - in the sense of sincere inquiry - be organized or can it only come about spontaneously, unprompted?

Possibly through the understanding of enquiry the right people can discuss and hold a dialogue.

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How important do you consider group dialogue to be in understanding the more subtle points of Krishnamurti's message?

I do not know.But probably in the right conitions very important.

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Do you ever feel that you have been conditioned by Krishnamurti's teachings?

possibly as i find myself repeating him to others which gets confusing.

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Has coming into contact with Krishnamurti and his teachings had any perceptible effect on your life and/or relationships?

i dont know,probably has put all my relationships on hold for many years now.

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If you had to sum up what Krishnamurti is all about in just a few words of your own, what would they be?

Be a light unto yourself.

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What future do you foresee for Krishnamurti's works? Do you think they will grow in importance or will they just gradually die away?

I fear the people heading the foundations and schools etc will redefine the teachings and be only interested in themselves.Their position,security.

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Do you think it advisable to introduce Krishnamurti to people you know? Have you ever done it and if yes, what are your experiences?

Yes but people are to pre-occupied?

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Do you think it is possible to make Krishnamurti more "practicable" than what he himself seems to have allowed for?

You cannot practice to be good?Or to love?You either o it now or carry on the same mischief?

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Are there any aspects of Krishnamurti's teaching that you find implausible or difficult to accept?

None

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Does the phrase "living the teachings" have any meaning to you?

Yes.But am i learning then?

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How do you personally go about exploring the Krishnamurti's teachings (through personal study, dialogues, dvds)?

all the above but i think its more important to observe all our reactions to the present moment without trying to alter them.So studying the teqaching as the mirror in relationship?

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Do you think Krishnamurti was exceptional, or is the transformation he spoke of universally accessible?

Both its upto us?

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