Krishnamurti & the Art of Awakening

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Barry B
Barry B
New Zealand
Url: http://www.facebook.com/TantricSpiritualy?ref=hl
Member since: Sun, 24 Aug 2014, 2:56am
Last visited 5 years ago

Member Statement

Before the mind - I am. 'I am' is not a thought in the mind. The mind happens to me, I do not happen to the mind. And since time and space are in the mind, I am beyond time and space, eternal and omnipresent. ~ Nisargadatta Maharaj

Interests and Recommendations

Books

freedom from the known awakening of intelligence Gita Mahabharata etc etc

Movies

Matrix 1,2,3 Wizards

Music

Mozart Vivaldi pink Floyd Hendrix etc etc

Other interests

Tai Chi Tantra

Interview Answers

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

spontaneously

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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?

i introduce Krishnamurti in different formats to thousands of people daily through Facebook,i don't know if its advisable,

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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?

freedom from the known

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

not yet :)

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

i don't feel that "practice",was his message

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

Advaita

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

All

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

i find groups dialogues great for exploring ideas
but understanding,comes from observation

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

of course

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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?

what will be will be

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

yes of course,,but as the mind falls still by itself all beliefs fall away

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

yes

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

yes

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1 Comment

Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:15pm

I Like your member statment. But that is not enough for me. The real question is : "WHO AM I" When I was younger some 45 years ago, It happenned to me to be face to face with this Question. But It frightened me.40 years later I have never found the answer. :(