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Learning Is Action – Claremont 1968

Auteur Jiddu Krishnamurti
Spreker Jiddu Krishnamurti
Speelduur 53m 25s
€ 5,99

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Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Claremont gathering in California, 1968.

This talk: Learning Is Action – 12 November 1968.

• Our education is concerned with the accumulation of knowledge. Very few of us are capable of living a life without the influence of specialists.
• What is the point of going to a university, getting a degree and disappearing into the vast structure of society?
• Q: How shall we approach the idea of study?
• If you express from something already accumulated it is a deadly bore, but if you are all the time watching, not only yourself but the world, you are learning.
• Q: You say that a mantra is an escape. Do you think that people use drugs as an escape or because they want to become closer?
• When I observe myself I cannot learn if I condemn what I find.
• We observe through our imagination, through our image, through our knowledge.



Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 – February 17, 1986) was a world renowned writer and speaker on philosophical and spiritual subjects. His subject matter included: the purpose of meditation, human relationships, the nature of the mind, and how to enact positive change in global society. Krishnamurti was born into a Telugu Brahmin family in what was then colonial India. In early adolescence, he had a chance encounter with prominent occultist and high-ranking theosophist C.W. Leadbeater in the grounds of the Theosophical Society headquarters at Adyar in Madras (now Chennai). He was subsequently raised under the tutelage of Annie Besant and C.W. Leadbeater, leaders of the Society at the time, who believed him to be a "vehicle" for an expected World Teacher. As a young man, he disavowed this idea and dissolved the world-wide organization (the Order of the Star) established to support it. He claimed allegiance to no nationality, caste, religion, or philosophy, and spent the rest of his life traveling the world as an individual speaker, speaking to large and small groups, as well as with interested individuals. He authored a number of books, among them "The First and Last Freedom", "The Only Revolution", and "Krishnamurti's Notebook". In addition, a large collection of his talks and discussions have been published. At age 90, he addressed the United Nations on the subject of peace and awareness, and was awarded the 1984 UN Peace Medal. His last public talk was in Madras, India, in January 1986, a month before his death at home in Ojai, California. His supporters, working through several non-profit foundations, oversee a number of independent schools centered on his views on education – in India, the United Kingdom, and the United States – and continue to transcribe and distribute many of his thousands of talks, group and individual discussions, and other writings, publishing them in a variety of formats including print, audio, video and digital formats as well as online, in many languages.

Details

UitgeverSAGA Egmont
Publicatiedatum 10 september 2021
ISBN 9788711673430
Taal Engels
Soort audioLuisterboek
Speelduur 53m 25s
Bestandsgrootte 37 MB
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