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srinivasan varadarajan
srinivasan varadarajan
India
Birthday: November 28
Url: http://http://vasrinivasan.blogspot.com/
Member since: Tue, 09 Jun 2009, 1:28am
Last visited 4 years ago

Member Statement

Interested in Krishnamurti's teachings. Alongside reading Ramana Mahrshi also. Literature and cinema are other areas of interest apart from viewing games of cricket and tennis.

Interests and Recommendations

Books

Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky, The Trial by Franz Kafka.

Movies

movies of Satyajit Ray, Akira kurosawa, Bunuel, Robert Bresson, Tarkovsky.

Other interests

Cricket, Tennis.

Interview Answers

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

None.

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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?

Bring order in your daily life. That is the first step and the first step is the last step.

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

Mainly through personal study; occassionally through dialogues dvds.

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

Krishnamurti is already 'practicable'

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

definitely important in right atmosphere and right gathering of serious people.

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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?

A life rightly lived may be the best introduction to K. i am nowhere near it.

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

He was exceptional inasmuch as he spoke about the unspeakable. The transformation is definitely accessible to all. Otherwise it is too tragic.

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

Yes. Certainly.

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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?

It is immaterial. As such they are very important. That is enough.

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