Krishnamurti & the Art of Awakening

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Siem van eeten
Siem van eeten
Netherlands
Birthday: May 21
Url: http://krishnamurti-in-ommen.nl
Member since: Sun, 09 Aug 2009, 8:41am
Last visited 9 years ago

Member Statement

As an inhabitant of Ommen (Neth.) I was touched by the historiy about Krishnamurti's presence in the years 20 and 30.

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

Truth is not a single persons property.

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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 is advisable to bring them in contact withe the story of Krishnamurti

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

No comment

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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?

Truth is at first in yourself. Then you can ask other people.

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

His teachings should be understand in the spirit of the 20th century, the ventury of the -ismes.

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

resding

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What future do you foresee for Krishnamurti's works? Do you think they will grow in importance or will they just gradually die away?

This depends on the way people treat them. Universal values stay

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Has coming into contact with Krishnamurti and his teachings had any perceptible effect on your life and/or relationships?

yes

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

yes

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How do you strike a balance between healthy doubt and ready acceptance in investigating Krishnamurti's proposals?

every ansawer should be in good conbtact with your own feelings.

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Does the phrase "living the teachings" have any meaning to you?

Do not teach what you do not live.

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Can dialogue - in the sense of sincere inquiry - be organized or can it only come about spontaneously, unprompted?

both

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Do you ever feel that you have been conditioned by Krishnamurti's teachings?

no

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