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Jiddu Krishnamurti

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Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 11, 1895 – February 17, 1986) was an Indian born speaker and writer on philosophical and spiritual subjects, and was widely considered as a World Teacher. His subject matter included; psychological revolution, the nature of mind, meditation, inquiry, human relationships, and bringing about radical change in society. He constantly stressed the need for a revolution in the ... more »

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  • Knowledge about yourself binds, weighs, ties you down; there is no freedom to move, and you act and move within the limits of that knowledge. Learning about yourself is never the same as accumulating ...
    Jiddu Krishnamurti (b. 1895), Indian mystic. Krishnamurti's Notebook, entry for Sept. 21, 1961, Harper & Row (1976).
  • Introspection is self-improvement and therefore introspection is self-centeredness. Awareness is not self-improvement. On the contrary, it is the ending of the self, of the "I," with all its peculiar ...
    Jiddu Krishnamurti (b. 1895), Indian mystic. "On Awareness," First and Last Freedom, Harper & Row (1975).
  • ''I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect.''
    Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1986), Indian mystic. speech, Aug. 3, 1929, Holland. Quoted in Krishnamurti, ch. 2, Lilly Heber (1931).
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