Jiddu Krishnamurti

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Jiddu Krishnamurti (/ˈdʒɪduː ˌkrɪʃnəˈmɜːrti/;11 May 1895 – 17 February 1986) was a speaker and writer on matters that concerned humankind. In his early life he was groomed to be the new World Teacher but later rejected this mantle and withdrew from the organization behind it. His subject matter included psychological revolution, the nature of mind, meditation, inquiry, human relationships, and bringing about radical change in society. He constantly stressed the need for a revolution in the psyche of every human being and emphasised that such revolution cannot be brought about by any external entity, be it religious, political, or social. Krishnamurti was born in British India and in early adolescence, he had a chance encounter with prominent occultist and theosophist Charles Webster Leadbeater in the grounds of the Theosophical Society headquarters at Adyar in Madras. He was subsequen... More

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Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

Jiddu Krishnamurti #Famous

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free.
Jiddu Krishnamurti #Fear

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti 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 #Fear

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear.
Jiddu Krishnamurti #Freedom

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Jiddu Krishnamurti #God

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Jiddu Krishnamurti #Health #Society

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Jiddu Krishnamurti #Health #Society

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti It's no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
Jiddu Krishnamurti #Religion #Truth

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect.
Jiddu Krishnamurti #Religion

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti Religion is the frozen thought of man out of which they build temples.
Jiddu Krishnamurti #Education #Learning #Life

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti 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 #Fear

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.
Jiddu Krishnamurti #Inspirational

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti 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 #Life

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti 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 and suffer and understand, for all that is life.
Jiddu Krishnamurti #Love

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti 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 #Attitude #Power

Photo of Jiddu Krishnamurti Hitler and Mussolini were only the primary spokesmen for the attitude of domination and craving for power that are in the heart of almost everyone. Until the source is cleared, there will always be confusion and hate, wars and class antagonisms.