Krishnamurti & the Art of Awakening

Krishnamurti Quote of the Day

Group Discussion 11th April, 1948 | Mumbai, India

Question: Will you please explain modified continuity?

Krishnamurti: Change implies modified continuity. What do you mean by change? It is a change from this to that. To bring about a change implies an end in view. I am this and I want to be that. The society is this and I want it to be changed into that. Therefore, change is preconceived, an action within a pattern; it is only a modification in the same field.

When we say we want a change, a social change, does it not imply a change towards the known - intellectual, factual or utopian? Is that a radical transformation, or a continuation in the same field though in a different direction?

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