Krishnamurti & the Art of Awakening

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David E Post
David E Post
United States
Member since: Wed, 24 Jun 2009, 12:14am
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Member Statement

Those who have a sustained seriousness in bringing about a fundamental change in themselves and thus in society.

Interests and Recommendations


The Awakening of Intelligence by J. Krishnamurti


Captain Ron


Anything by Sheila Chandra

Other interests

Sailing, Cruising

Interview Answers

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

Through Living.

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

Group dialogue can be a useful tool in understanding K's message. But it can also be a crutch or just a social gathering.

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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?

It can be useful to introduce people to K, but I think it is more productive to live the teachings and thus show by example.

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

The transformation he spoke of may not be accessible to the human race. We just may not be capable. Having said that, one must still deem it possible because after all, what is the alternative? In other words, "You can never give up". Nature abhors a quitter.

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

I do not.

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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?

Accept nothing in the psychological realm which you personally cannot observe as being true. Or at least as not being false.

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

I accept none of his teachings. I look at them, study them, and see if they have any truth to them.

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