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Topic: The US President, OBAMA & his.. Wed, 23 Dec 2009

No. The scandinavians have a tendency for snobberi. That is they are great pretenders of "do-good-samaritans".In actuality, they in their hearts and souls are as violent as anyone else. Superificial culuture and superficial civilization. Basically hypocritical christianity is at the root of it.Washing all their racist-sins on a blackman by bestowing him the Nobel Peace prize.And that so called blackman is in fact a COCONUT-MAN-meaning black or brown outside but inside as racist as anybody white man could be. As violent as you and ME!We have become slaves of mere symbols! That is all

Topic: The US President, OBAMA & his.. Mon, 21 Dec 2009

President Obama is nearly lucky in pushing the health insurance reform bill for fellow Americans. Many poor americans are first time going to benefit...he is doing what he has promised....

Topic: Science galore Sat, 19 Dec 2009

Scientists have located earth-like planet 7times or more big than the Earth at just 40 million lightyears away... there coukd be "life" out there....

Topic: The US President, OBAMA & his.. Sat, 19 Dec 2009

President Obama came to Copenhagen for the climate summit which ended in a fiasco in many ways. He said he came to act and not to talk... Venezeula,China,Brazil & Sudan seem to have put a blockade...still he hopes for the best in future at Mexico conference next year.. All is not glory for Obama in this world. Even at home his ratings are going down...

Topic: The US President, OBAMA & his.. Fri, 11 Dec 2009

Danish journalists have made a count on the word "war" used by Obama in his famous Nobel lecture and its frequency of occurrence was 46. So much for world Peace and Noble/NOBEL aims....

Topic: The US President, OBAMA & his.. Fri, 11 Dec 2009

Now in Norway he has received the much coveted Nobel Peace Price for 2009. He delivered a lecture on the necessity of war to keep peace.He sounds like Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita urging Arjuna to kill in the war for DHARMA/JUSTICE! One must agree he is confronting head on the problems of war&peace and at the sametime averting the criticism that he does not deserve the Nobel Prize at all. Only the passage of Time will have its tales to tell in the future....

Topic: Is vegetarianism a must for saving the world and ourselves? Tue, 08 Dec 2009

Now a lot of hullabullo going on in Copenhagen Climate summit. But nobody except the alternative group delegates are interested in making vegetarianism as the top priority for this summit that could save the world. I have seen groups advocating it here in Copenhagen. but their voices are not heard,,,,, what a pity...

Topic: Young boy kills to please his fiancee`` Fri, 04 Dec 2009

There we go again... this time in Scotland. An young man 18yrs has locked his fiancee in a room bolted with doors and set fire to kill her just because she was threatening to leave him in the lurch in preference to another lover . The girl is dead... this endless mindless tragedey repeats again...and again. Is it fury of LOVE LOST? Is it EMPTINESS IN THE HEAD?

Topic: The Monkey-business has started .... Thu, 03 Dec 2009

Today, even after 25 years, the victims of Bophal, India, are still suffer from the poisonous effects of the disaster and no financial or medical help to match the sufferings,,,,, how callous the Indian government has been and how cvallous the American multinational company has been..... beyond words. one is lost in despair and utter disgust swells on seeing these peoples sufferings... All result of MONKEY-Business!

Topic: The US President, OBAMA & his.. Wed, 02 Dec 2009

Now he is in true style this OBAMA guy! Yes if one is a president of the migtiest USA you have no option but to sernd more troops to kill and to be killed... the same sad story all over... If one is aware that some people want to be in the medieval period with bullock carts or rather donkey-carts, clitoredectomy, burkha for women, four wives for each man, poppy cultivation for opium and jihad and murder against the non-believers ..... and there are nearly 2 billions of them going around the blackstone of MECCA.... the root cause is WAHABISM, fanatical sunni sect of Islam pervading from Saudi arabia to all over the world span ning its claws of terror, one should look at the root cause and eliminate it not send few hundred or thousands to slaughter-fields--- time will teach this new guy OBAMA.......

Topic: Is vegetarianism a must for saving the world and ourselves? Fri, 27 Nov 2009

Birgitte Bardot, film actress living in France has demanded there should be a World Vegetarian Day" and appealed to the European Union to adopt such a day to make people aware of the need for vegetarianism. It is a very good idea!

Topic: Science&its limitations Wed, 25 Nov 2009

The Belgian "Coma man" Ron is flashed in all TV channels these days. Science can never be perfect.There were many other coma recovered histories are also being telecast now.

Topic: Krishnamurti mentyioned K have no centre Tue, 24 Nov 2009

Dear Madhav Mool, The question of "centre" is the question of "self".For a realized person like J.Krishnamurti, or Sri Ramana Maharshi, or Nisargadatta or Ramkrishna Paramahamsa, there was no cente, no self, as I understand from your question.To arrive at that the refeerent "I"/myself should END/DIE. Is it possible for you or "me" is the QUESTION.

Topic: Science&its limitations Mon, 23 Nov 2009

Science has limitations.todays news: A Belgian lying in coma for 23 years according to specialists who tested him and treated him over all these years.But in fact he "woke" up to complain that he was not in coma, he was aware of what was going on around him all the time.the doctors and their Glascow test for Coma Patients have failed him.he regrets he could not read newspapers, work on the computer all these years and now he is joyed that he is allowed after all these hyears "of mistreatment" b y scientific specialists.

Topic: Under total awareness, fear changed into bravery&courage Sun, 22 Nov 2009

Mr.Jethlamani former Union Minister for Law in India bravely criticized the terror that is promoted by Whabism of Islam and the Saudi Arabian Ambassador walks out.This happened in New Delhi yesterday.It shows again the root-cause of all terror that plagues the world and in particular India.

Topic: Krishnamurti mentyioned K have no centre Fri, 20 Nov 2009

Sorry Mr Madhav Mool, I can never understand your questions in this forum, is it your expressions in English or is it something mysterious you are expressing here, I do not know. Quoting bits of Krishnamurti does not help understand your questions.Perhaps we should have a Nepalesae language forum here......You sound very sincere, but I cannot catch you at all... I am sorry.

Topic: The US President, OBAMA & his.. Fri, 20 Nov 2009

President Obama bows to the Emperor of Japan! Unheard of other American Presidents doing the same. Paying obesiance as a subject of Japan is Ok but as the President of USA, why Obama does it? Is he trying to fool others by pleasing them or is he having identity problems? Remember Pearl Harbour..... As a JK reader, it is OK with me... but as an ordinary US citizen, how one would react? I wonder...

Topic: The US President, OBAMA & his.. Thu, 19 Nov 2009

President Obama is trying to please the totalitarian Chinese regime.The chinese are oppressing the legitimate human rights of Tibeteans and countless others inside CHinese imperium. This wishy-Washy President OBAMA has no qualms to appease the brutal chineseand the dictatorial Burmese.Where lies the cultural sensitivity in Obama? He is bringing disgrace to his office....

Topic: retreats Sun, 15 Nov 2009

Thanks Sue... nice place this JK retreat in Hampshire. Basically, do not shoo away your thoughts .. just listen with intensity... they will vanish look at a leaf(in this autumn)a face, anything, intensely with all your BEING, there you are thought-free.a method... is it? It works for me... try give a try.. with best wishes.

Topic: Is vegetarianism a must for saving the world and ourselves? Sun, 15 Nov 2009

No not at all Dear Paul! I follow your thread... all are interrelated.So even if you catch them as young(as JK attempted by establishing Schools)the outer environs are not going to be conducive to live with integrity&sensitivity.That is the plight of all of us!.. I have tried all my life... been evaluated as being" anti-authoritarian, not pragmatic, rolling stone gather no moss(meaning no money or riches that I have gathered hitherto)" One tends to laugh with resignation at this world, that keeps one cannot change the world and one cannot change oneself. Abiding Nature prevails as always.

Topic: Is vegetarianism a must for saving the world and ourselves? Sun, 15 Nov 2009

Paul Lanzon wrote: I seem to have rambled on more than I intended.

Topic: What is not based on truth and love will wither away.... Sun, 15 Nov 2009

Just "BE HAPPY!"

Topic: What is not based on truth and love will wither away.... Sun, 15 Nov 2009

colin holt wrote: We have everything needed to be happy. Inner conflict has no place if thought is not stirring emotions of outer conflict. Energy, like time is infinite in that immeasurable space of silence. All desires and emotions drain energy.

Topic: What is not based on truth and love will wither away.... Sat, 14 Nov 2009

Here comes ENERGY.... COLIN HOLT... watching the the tiny bursts of energy.....may be something is stirring... I wait.....

Topic: Is vegetarianism a must for saving the world and ourselves? Sat, 14 Nov 2009

Yes greed in many forms not only in food consumption with the consequence of obesity but also greed to have more and more of everything.In a poor country like India, producing more children than necessary and thereby creating slums and unhygienic conditions... it is not ignorance alone but arrogant greed&consumerism Time is ripe for concerted action.

Topic: Is vegetarianism a must for saving the world and ourselves? Sat, 14 Nov 2009

Paul Lanzon wrote: The indiginous people revered the land and never took more than they needed - it was sacred to them. Along came Pale Face and the result was there for all to see: a masterpiece of chaos which is wi

Topic: Is vegetarianism a must for saving the world and ourselves? Fri, 13 Nov 2009

The population of the world was just around 900 millions during Napoleans period in Europe.Today, it is nearly 7 billion ! If everyone on this Earth would consume the energy and resources as Americans do today, we may need 5 more Earths to supply us all with resources&energy! Is it not time to think over the population Exploison? Is it not high time we all become vegetarians as well as consume less energy & resources?....

Topic: What is not based on truth and love will wither away.... Fri, 13 Nov 2009

Dear Therese, You are doing a fine job at an internet cafe...but please do not become another MOTHER THERESA..... watch out ,,, the catholics will be after you... to sanctify&glorify...

Topic: The Monkey-business has started .... Wed, 11 Nov 2009

Russia is honouring the man who invented Kalanishkov rifle on his 90th birth day.. a great honour for a great Russian if you are a Russian. But the misery this invention still spreads and the millions that have been killed with this instrument of terror, one can only call it monkey-business. That is what humans strive to excel in.. what a pity....

Topic: Can we consider Krishnamurti as continuity of Budha Mon, 09 Nov 2009

Yes Galaxy Eh. is correct in saying the above.But the beauty is JK was never taught regular Vedanta texts in his childhood or youth. He was born with it like other famous saints & savants of India. Why should one compare or identify him with this or that, may be we feel secure or reassured... I do not know. anyway he is no different from Adi Sankara,SRI RAMANAMAHARSHI, NISARGADATTA et al.Only thing was his context was quite modern and he lived up to it-Born in bullock-Cart-India to the modern jetset USA/INDIA,Computers, Psychiatrists-anything he could understand and did go beyond the "things"--He was a remarkable man indeed.

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