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Jiddu Krishnamurti
Jiddu Krishnamurti

An Indian philosopher and mystic, Jiddu Krishnamurti stressed personal insight, universal religious values and self-discipline. He combined Indian as well as Western principles to create his unique teachings, Krishnamurti believed that spiritual maturity and enlightenment could only come through self-reflection, doubt and self knowledge. This would then lead to a state of pure, selfless co…

Date of Birth: May 12, 1895
Date of Death: February 17, 1986


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"The description is not the described; I can describe the mountain, but the description is not the mountain, and if you are caught up in the description, as most people are, then you will never see the mountain" Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"Violence is not merely killing another. It is violence when we use a sharp word, when we make a gesture to brush away a person, when we obey because there is fear. So violence isn't merely organized butchery in the name of God, in the name of society or country. Violence is much more subtle, much deeper, and we are inquiring into the very depths of violence." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"A consistent thinker is a thoughtless person, because he conforms to a pattern; he repeats phrases and thinks in a groove." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely - the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears - when you give your whole attention to it." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"The fact is there is nothing that you can trust; and that is a terrible fact, whether you like it or not. Psychologically there is nothing in the world, that you can put your faith, your trust, or your belief in. Neither your gods, nor your science can save you, can bring you psychological certainty; and you have to accept that you can trust in absolutely nothing." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"A man who is not afraid is not aggressive, a man who has no sense of fear of any kind is really a free, a peaceful man." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"By our pontifical assertions, our superior impatience, and our casual brushing aside of their curiosity, we do not encourage their inquiry, for we are rather apprehensive of what may be asked of us; we do not foster their discontent, for we have ceas" Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay" Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life" Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"Freedom and love go together. Love is not a reaction. If I love you because you love me, that is mere trade, a thing to be bought in the market; it is not love. To love is not to ask anything in return, not even to feel that you are giving something- and it is only such love that can know freedom." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear" Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free" Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"All ideologies are idiotic, whether religious or political, for it is conceptual thinking, the conceptual word, which has so unfortunately divided man." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"The end is the beginning of all things, Suppressed and hidden, Awaiting to be released through the rhythm Of pain and pleasure." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"Religion is the frozen thought of man out of which they build temples." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why you must read, that is why you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing, and dance, and write poems, andsuffer, and understand, for all that is life." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem" Jiddu Krishnamurti
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"Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem." Jiddu Krishnamurti
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