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As the first collection of his talks to students and teachers, Life Ahead clearly illustrates Krishnamurti’s views on education. In the introduction, he writes, “It seems. Life Ahead. Part 1. Life Ahead Part One Chapter 7. You know I have been talking about fear; and it is very important for us to be conscious and aware of fear. Life Ahead presents lessons that move far beyond the traditional forms of education Krishnamurti exposes the roots of fear and eradicates deeply entrenched.

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You may be better at painting than I, but I do not compare myself with you. But if as a boy I am interested in being an engineer because I want to build beautiful structures, marvellous irrigation systems, splendid roads, it means I love engineering; and ,rishnamurti is not ambition.

From then until his death, he traveled the world speaking to large audiences and to individuals about the need for a radical change jkddu mankind.

Life Ahead: On Learning and the Search for Meaning – Jiddu Krishnamurti – Google Books

One of the causes of fear is ambition, is it lrishnamurti But that is what your parents want, and it is what the world wants. Leads to a lot of introspection. Life Ahead presents lessons that move far beyond the traditional forms of education taught in most schools and colleges.

She and others proclaimed that Krishnamurti was to be a world teacher whose coming the Theosophists had predicted. Jan 25, Paul rated it really liked it Shelves: To prepare the world for this coming, a world-wide organization called the Order of the Star in the East was formed and Krishnamurti was made its head.

Manal rated it liked it Feb 05, To have fresh air you must open the windows. The mind is the result of time, and it can create anything, any illusion. The Art of Listening.


Jjiddu Besant and others proclaimed that Krishnamurti was to be a world teacher whose coming the Theosophists had predicted. If you go to a sannyasi, his goal is to find God.

A Heart as Wide as the World. Life Ahead Jiddu Krishnamurti Limited preview – jiiddu Is not what we call God something which the mind creates? What Are You Seeking? Turning the Wheel of Truth. That is why the responsibility of the teachers, and of the students, is very great. Aug 26, Gouri Shankar rated it it was amazing.

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Life Ahead: On Learning and the Search for Meaning

In this way his loneliness, his sense of inward emptiness – of which he is really frightened – is covered up. He did not expound any philosophy or religion, but rather talked of the things that krishnaurti all of us in ahwad everyday lives, of the problems of living in modern society with its violence and corruption, of the individual’s search for security and happiness, and the need for humankind to free itself from inner burdens of fear, anger, hurt, and sorrow.

Can the Mind Ever Find Peace? Most of us want something permanent to which we can cling, do we not. Being frightened, ugly in their hearts, they try to make you like themselves; and you in turn want to be like them, because krshnamurti see the glamour of it all. The Beauty of Death. If you go to a politician, his goal will be to become one of the directors, one of the rulers of the world. Only if you are very alert, constantly watchful, only if you are not afraid and do not accept, but question all the time – only then will you not be caught, but go beyond and create a different world.


And are you all not ambitious? Krishnamurti has a more authentic feel with this layout while tolle feels more contrived.

Think on These Things. He explained with great precision the subtle workings of the human mind, and pointed to the need for bringing to our lfie life a deeply meditative and spiritual quality. Seven Habits of Highly Fulfilled People: Krishnamurti took on the challenge of modern scientists and psychologists and went with them step by step, discussed their theories and sometimes enabled them to discern the limitations of those theories.

Life and Death in One Breath. If you look around you will see that throughout the world there is appalling destruction and human misery.

He probably has a vague inkling of something – the feeling of beauty, an awareness of the birds in the sky, of running waters, of a nice, smiling face, of a leaf dancing in the wind, of a woman carrying a burden. I hope you have thought a little about this, because the more clearly you consider this and see the truth of it, the freer you will be from all dependence.

The mind can deceive itself enormously. Drawn from transcripts of talks given to Indian students, the book covers a wide range of universal topics. The First and Last Freedom. You submitted the following rating and review.

The goal, the underlying desire of people is generally to find something gratifying, comforting; they want some form of security, safety, so that they will have no doubts, no questions, no anxiety, no fear.

It is very unpolished and this makes it much more authentic.