Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Shipping on All Items are Expected in 2-3 Weeks on account of the Coronavirus Pandemic
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Philosophy > Philosophers > Conversations with J. Krishnamurti
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Conversations with J. Krishnamurti
Conversations with J. Krishnamurti
Description
Preface

In this small collection we see the full expression of Krishnamurti’s unique manner of exploring the essential concerns of life. Over his many years of teaching, the inquiry took many forms: public talks to large gatherings; private conversations with troubled individuals; dialogues with scientists, teachers and students, and even with large audiences; and books, especially his notebooks. These thirteen conversations share aspects of each of these. At the same time, they seem to have a sense of intimacy, as though Krishnamurti is speaking privately to the readers about themselves.

The first five conversations usually open with descriptions of nature before going into discussions of meditation, the nature of goodness and innocence, preoccupation with sex, freedom from conflict, and the true meaning of relationship. The following eight conversations, although dictated by Krishnamurti, are given the form of questions put to him to which he responds. The responses give insights into the importance of daily life, and into problems of habits, attachment, loneliness, and dependence. They go into the sense of the futility of life and the destructiveness of living with conflict and how being aware of thought as it arises meets these feelings. In discussing the sacred, Krishnamurti asks if silence is just a doorway or the thing itself.

The pieces are taken from a manuscript that Krishnamurti had dictated in 1969 at Malibu, California. The material was originally intended for a book, but the book was never published in the original format, although many items, not from the present collection, appear in The Urgency of Change. The selections here were privately printed for students at Brock wood Park School in England in two booklets with the titles Five Conversations and Eight Conversations. As we read these, each one becomes a meditation.

Contents

1 Total negation is a most positive action 1
2Thought is the poison, not love, not chastity, not sex 10
3Freedom and action are not separate 16
4What is important is to see the whole 20
5Thought is not the way to the new 29
6It is only in complete emptiness that a new thing can be 38
7Negation is the state of enlightenment 43
8What lies beyond can be found only if the mind is still 49
9Any form of resistance feeds habit 57
10To depend psychologically on anything is to invite sorrow 62
11The observer himself is the action which divides life 67
12Conflict in any form distorts the mind 74
13You are responsible for your own destruction and misery 80

Conversations with J. Krishnamurti

Item Code:
NAD441
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2011
ISBN:
9788187326731
Size:
6.5 inch X 4.0 inch
Pages:
86
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 74 gms
Price:
$11.00   Shipping Free
Shipping expected in 2 to 3 weeks
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Conversations with J. Krishnamurti

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 3938 times since 22nd Nov, 2012
Preface

In this small collection we see the full expression of Krishnamurti’s unique manner of exploring the essential concerns of life. Over his many years of teaching, the inquiry took many forms: public talks to large gatherings; private conversations with troubled individuals; dialogues with scientists, teachers and students, and even with large audiences; and books, especially his notebooks. These thirteen conversations share aspects of each of these. At the same time, they seem to have a sense of intimacy, as though Krishnamurti is speaking privately to the readers about themselves.

The first five conversations usually open with descriptions of nature before going into discussions of meditation, the nature of goodness and innocence, preoccupation with sex, freedom from conflict, and the true meaning of relationship. The following eight conversations, although dictated by Krishnamurti, are given the form of questions put to him to which he responds. The responses give insights into the importance of daily life, and into problems of habits, attachment, loneliness, and dependence. They go into the sense of the futility of life and the destructiveness of living with conflict and how being aware of thought as it arises meets these feelings. In discussing the sacred, Krishnamurti asks if silence is just a doorway or the thing itself.

The pieces are taken from a manuscript that Krishnamurti had dictated in 1969 at Malibu, California. The material was originally intended for a book, but the book was never published in the original format, although many items, not from the present collection, appear in The Urgency of Change. The selections here were privately printed for students at Brock wood Park School in England in two booklets with the titles Five Conversations and Eight Conversations. As we read these, each one becomes a meditation.

Contents

1 Total negation is a most positive action 1
2Thought is the poison, not love, not chastity, not sex 10
3Freedom and action are not separate 16
4What is important is to see the whole 20
5Thought is not the way to the new 29
6It is only in complete emptiness that a new thing can be 38
7Negation is the state of enlightenment 43
8What lies beyond can be found only if the mind is still 49
9Any form of resistance feeds habit 57
10To depend psychologically on anything is to invite sorrow 62
11The observer himself is the action which divides life 67
12Conflict in any form distorts the mind 74
13You are responsible for your own destruction and misery 80
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Conversations with J. Krishnamurti (Philosophy | Books)

The Collected Works of J. Krishnamurti {What is Right Action? Volume – II [1934- 1935]}
Deal 20% Off
Paperback (Edition: 1991)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDK295
$32.00$25.60
You save: $6.40 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Collected  Works of J. Krishnamurti {The Art of Listening Volume - I [1933-1934]}
Deal 20% Off
Paperback (Edition: 1991)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDK294
$32.00$25.60
You save: $6.40 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Collected Works of J. Krishnamurti {The Mirror of Relationship Volume – III [1936- 1944]}
Deal 20% Off
Paperback (Edition: 1991)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDK296
$32.00$25.60
You save: $6.40 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Mind of J. Krishnamurti
by Luis S.R.Vas
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Jaico Publishing House
Item Code: NAD627
$26.50
SOLD
J.Krishnamurti: Washington D.C.Talks
by J. Krishnamurti
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Krishnamuriti Foundation India
Item Code: NAD442
$8.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Kalachakra Meditations: Based On The Discussion Between J. Krishnamurti and David Bohm In The Ending Of Time
Deal 20% Off
by Ramesh Grover
Paperback (Edition: 2006)
New Age Books
Item Code: IDI718
$36.00$28.80
You save: $7.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
J. Krishnamurti - Great Liberator or Failed Messiah?
Item Code: IDE058
$27.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Philosophical Papers of Professor J.N. Chubb
Item Code: IDF335
$52.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Krishnamurti's Journal
by J. Krishnamurti
Paperback (Edition: 2003)
Krishnamuriti Foundation India
Item Code: IDD601
$17.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
I have received my parcel from postman. Very good service. So, Once again heartfully thank you so much to Exotic India.
Parag, India
My previous purchasing order has safely arrived. I'm impressed. My trust and confidence in your business still firmly, highly maintained. I've now become your regular customer, and looking forward to ordering some more in the near future.
Chamras, Thailand
Excellent website with vast variety of goods to view and purchase, especially Books and Idols of Hindu Deities are amongst my favourite. Have purchased many items over the years from you with great expectation and pleasure and received them promptly as advertised. A Great admirer of goods on sale on your website, will definately return to purchase further items in future. Thank you Exotic India.
Ani, UK
Thank you for such wonderful books on the Divine.
Stevie, USA
I have bought several exquisite sculptures from Exotic India, and I have never been disappointed. I am looking forward to adding this unusual cobra to my collection.
Janice, USA
My statues arrived today ….they are beautiful. Time has stopped in my home since I have unwrapped them!! I look forward to continuing our relationship and adding more beauty and divinity to my home.
Joseph, USA
I recently received a book I ordered from you that I could not find anywhere else. Thank you very much for being such a great resource and for your remarkably fast shipping/delivery.
Prof. Adam, USA
Thank you for your expertise in shipping as none of my Buddhas have been damaged and they are beautiful.
Roberta, Australia
Very organized & easy to find a product website! I have bought item here in the past & am very satisfied! Thank you!
Suzanne, USA
This is a very nicely-done website and shopping for my 'Ashtavakra Gita' (a Bangla one, no less) was easy. Thanks!
Shurjendu, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India