Jiddu Krishnamurti texts. Choiceless Awareness. What can the average decent man do to put an end to our communal problem?. This choiceless awareness. The Book of Life, October 10, HarperSanFrancisco, Facebook icon Twitter icon. Great seers have always told us to acquire. “Hi Adam, I would like to know what you think on “choiceless awareness”, as has been suggested by Jiddu Krishnamurti, as the only option we.
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The center falls away. Thanks for your comment and for the URL correction, Mark! And also there is the natural affection for something, the love of truth. Also, I have only very limited experience of the technique so I cannot share that with you. As long as the mind is in conflict, blaming, resisting, condemning, there can be no understanding. When you love something, when you love a person, what is the actual state?
I also always intend to find the time aqareness write more blog posts, so keep checking back! Krishnamurti Online “Para 16”. What do you think, should we tag-team on a new and improved Wikipedia entry?
When we use time as a means of acquiring a quality, a virtue, or a state of being, we are merely postponing or avoiding what is; and I think it is important to understand this point. When you are in that state of love, there is no repugnance.
Is love independent of people, and therefore you love people, or is one in a state of love? Is the mind aware, cognizant, knowing, conscious of what is going on within the sphere of the mind? But you have to earn a livelihood, because there is no such thing as living in isolation: Sir, the man who works making money, that is his myth.
Silence and Attention in Awarenwss. This does not involve using time as a means of transformation, modification, or change. As I mentioned in my post, the Bahiya Sutta is a very clear description of what could be called choiceless awareness. You are spending your energy in resisting conflict in the form of what you call greed, envy, or violence, but your mind is still in conflict.
Are you aware of all that — as you are doing it, not after? Choifeless affectionate man, a man full of tenderness, kindliness, consideration, is not sexual.
Love is pure; and when that is missing, your trying to become pure through the sublimation of sex is mere stupidity. And to do this without judgment?
Advanced Study Institute Videos. Are you aware that you are fidgeting, scratching, yawning, pushing your hair back?
A humble attempt to define choiceless awareness
Do you love the dull and ugly crowd, the shapeless faces, the stinking atmosphere of stale desires, of putrid memories, the decaying of many needless lives? It is like a flower giving perfume: The more sustained awareness there is, the more likely wisdom is to emerge.
I am also aware of my responses to the river, to the mountain, to the lovely tree. Krishnamurti awarenness, “Para 18”. For Seth Segal and Katherine: Translated by Richards, John H. I learned it from a talk by the late great Allan Watts, entitled: So, a mind that is not alert, vital, a heart that is not affectionate, full, how can it be creative?
It is the same with the man who believes in something.