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By J. Krishnamurti

ISBN-10: 1590302036

ISBN-13: 9781590302033

J. Krishnamurti, the most cherished and well known non secular academics of the 20 th century, usually taught his scholars that they need to examine the kingdom of the realm, with all its violence and clash, in the event that they are ever to appreciate themselves. to show clear of global occasions used to be for him to not be alive to what existence has to coach.

Facing a global in predicament offers a range of talks that Krishnamurti gave on the right way to dwell in and reply to troubling and unsure occasions. His message of private accountability and the significance of connecting with the wider global is gifted in a nonsectarian and nonpolitical method. Direct and finally life-affirming, Facing a global in predicament will resonate with readers this day who're searching for a brand new approach to comprehend and locate desire in not easy instances.

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That means you have stopped analyzing, whether collectively, personally, or through a professional. So analysis is not going to expose the secret, deep hurts. Then what will you do? After hurts, I’ll take other things, so please follow this carefully. What will you do? I will not analyze, I see the foolishness of it—not because the speaker says so; you yourself see it. Therefore what shall I do? How to expose the secret, deep hurts? Will dreams expose them? And are dreams necessary? The professional analysts and psychologists say that you must dream, otherwise you will go mad.

Please listen to this carefully. I have a problem: I want to have a mind that is clear, unhurt, unpolluted, free, vital, full of beauty and energy. ” I see all that is of no value. So I am left with this, and it has become a problem. And I say, Why has it become a problem? If I can’t do anything about it, it is not a problem. You are following all this? It is only when I think I can do something about it that it becomes a problem. I don’t know if you understand this? If I actually know that I am confronted with a gigantic mountain, and I can’t do anything about it—it is there, with its great height, dignity, majesty, full stability, splendor—why should I make a problem of it?

I conclude something through comparison, and I hold on to that conclusion irrespective of facts, of what is real. Because I have compared, watched, learned, I hold on. Haven’t you noticed this? And that is a neurotic state, isn’t it? Now, why do I compare? Partly habit, partly heredity, partly it is profitable, and through comparison I feel I am alive because I am struggling, I am fighting to be like you, and that gives me vitality—though I also get depressed and all the rest of it. So now I am asking myself, Is it possible to live a life in which there is no comparison at all, and yet not be satisfied?

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