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Urgency of Change: The Krishnamurti Podcast

What are you doing with your life? Can anyone show you the way, or must you be a light to yourself? Do we see the urgency of change, in ourselves and society?

One of the greatest philosophers and spiritual teachers of all time, Krishnamurti challenges us to question all that we know and discover our true nature in the here and now.

This official podcast by Krishnamurti Foundation Trust features curated themed extracts from talks, conversations between Krishnamurti and luminaries from many paths, readings of a classic by actor Terence Stamp, and much more.

Get in touch at podcast@kfoundation.org

101 — Krishnamurti on Yoga

‘If you are doing yoga there must be no effort at all, no forcing the body. If you force the body it is not yoga.’
This week’s episode on Yoga has six sections.
The first extract (2:30) is from the fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1972, titled ‘The origins of yoga’.
The second extract (5:36) is from the fourth talk in Amsterdam 1971, titled ‘Which is more important, a healthy body or a healthy mind?’
The third extract (12:23) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth discussion at Brockwood Park School in 1970, titled ‘Yoga without effort or control’.
The fourth extract (24:45) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1979, titled ‘Can yoga awaken deeper energy, called kundalini?’
The fifth extract (35:25) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Ojai 1985, titled ‘The highest form of yoga’.
The final extract in this episode (42:28) is from the sixth talk in Ojai 1980, titled ‘There is only one yoga’.

102 — Krishnamurti on Uncertainty

‘When you live in a state of complete inward uncertainty, you will see that you meet any challenge with clarity and swiftness.’
This week’s episode on Uncertainty has two sections.
The first extract (2:44) is from Krishnamurti’s first question and answer meeting in Saanen 1980, titled ‘We move from certainty to uncertainty to certainty’.
The second and final extract (14:04) in this episode is from the second talk in Bombay 1964, titled ‘Be free and live in a state of uncertainty’.

103 — Krishnamurti on Revolution

‘A radical revolution is necessary, a revolution that is not merely economic or social, but at much greater depth, at the very root of consciousness.’
This week’s episode on Revolution has five sections.
The first extract (2:28) is from Krishnamurti’s talk in Rishi Valley 1967, titled ‘Revolt is one thing, revolution another’.
The second extract (32:57) is from the second talk in Bombay 1967, titled ‘A radical revolution is necessary’.
The third extract (44:47) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in London 1962, titled ‘A deep psychological revolution’.
The fourth extract (52:39) is from the sixth talk in Paris 1961, titled ‘Revolution from complete emptiness.’

104 — Krishnamurti on Comparison

‘Is it possible to live without comparison of any kind, never translating yourself in terms of comparison with another or with an idea or hero?’
This week’s episode on Comparison has six sections.
The first extract (2:34) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1970, titled ‘We are conditioned to compare’.
The second extract (8:27) is from the fourth talk in Bombay 1983, titled ‘We are always comparing’.
The third extract (12:42) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Bombay 1967, titled ‘Can you live without comparison?’
The fourth extract (24:44) is from the second talk in Rajghat 1974, titled ‘What happens when there is no comparison?’
The fifth extract (34:28) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Ojai 1982, titled ‘Where there is comparison there must be fear’.
The final extract in this episode (46:35) is from the first question and answer meeting in Saanen 1985, titled ‘Why do gurus compare themselves to Krishnamurti?’

105 — Krishnamurti on Greed

‘If I allow time to be free from greed, I am still greedy. But to understand greed, the cause of greed, is the ending of greed.’
This week’s episode on Greed has six sections.
The first extract (2:36) is from the first question and answer meeting in Bombay 1985, titled ‘We are educated to have more, more, more’.
The second extract (7:20) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Madras 1982, titled ‘Trying to become non-greedy is still greed’.
The third extract (17:51) is from the fourth discussion in Saanen 1976, titled ‘Observing the whole movement of greed’.
The fourth extract (26:45) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Bombay 1981, titled ‘How do I observe greed?’
The fifth extract (38:10) is from the fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1971, titled ‘Awareness of greed without the observer’.
The final extract (44:48) in this episode is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Stanford 1969, titled ‘When the mind is not greedy, nothing can make it greedy’.

106 — Krishnamurti on Suppression

‘If I don’t escape, control, suppress or try to rationalise, my energy is concentrated. So I have enormous energy to deal with facts.’
This week’s episode on Suppression has four sections.
The first extract (2:48) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Calcutta 1982, titled ‘Should we suppress desire?’
The second extract (22:30) is from the second discussion in Saanen 1972, titled ‘What happens if I don’t suppress anger?’
The third extract (33:11) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in New Delhi 1983, titled ‘We are conditioned to suppress fear’.
The final extract (45:57) in this episode is from the seventh talk in New Delhi 1963, titled ‘Religions encourage suppression’.

107 — Krishnamurti on Hate

‘Where there is jealousy, there is hate. Has hate any relationship to love? Is love the opposite of hate?’
This week’s episode on Hate has four sections.
The first extract (2:27) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Saanen 1982, titled ‘Is hatred going to destroy us?’
The second extract (17:00) is from the seventh talk in Ojai 1949, titled ‘How am I to be free of hate?’
The third extract (33:49) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Brockwood Park in 1982, titled ‘The flame of attention burns away hate’.
The final extract (43:16) this in this episode is from the fourth talk in Madras 1983, titled ‘Has hate any relationship to love?’

108 — Krishnamurti on Experience

‘Experiences are always in the past, never at the moment, and any experience you have is recognisable, otherwise it is not an experience.’
This week’s episode on Experience has two sections.
The first extract (2:49) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in New York 1966, titled ‘Can experience bring about transformation?’.
The second and final extract in this episode (54:42) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1985, titled ‘Is there experience without an experiencer?

109 — Krishnamurti on The Arts of Looking, Listening and Learning

‘The real meaning of the word ‘art’ is to put everything in its right place, so that the mind is liberated.’
This week’s episode on The Arts of Looking, Listening and Learning has five sections.
The first extract (2:46) is from the fourth talk in Ojai 1977, titled ‘In the art of listening there is freedom’.
The second extract (11:07) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Madras 1978, titled ‘There is a great miracle in listening’.
The third extract (17:19) is from the second talk in Colombo 1980, titled ‘Listening to the story of mankind’.
The fourth extract (38:02) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Bombay 1978, titled ‘The art of seeing.’
The final extract in this episode (49:50) is from the tenth talk in Saanen 1966, titled ‘The meaning of existence can only be discovered in seeing and listening.

110 — Krishnamurti on Sorrow

‘What is sorrow? Why does one suffer? Will the discovery of the cause of suffering end suffering?’
This week’s episode on Sorrow has three sections.
This first extract (2:58) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Saanen 1972, titled ‘What is sorrow?’
The second extract (33:23) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1980, titled ‘Is suffering necessary?’
The final extract (53:44) in this episode is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Ojai 1985, titled ‘There can be no sorrow with love’.

111 — Krishnamurti on Dialogue

‘If a question is left in the air, it is like a rose bud that gradually unfolds to show its nature and depth; it has its own vitality, energy and drive. That is a dialogue, not just accepting or rejecting what the other is saying.’
This week’s episode on Dialogue has five sections.
The first extract (2:34) is from the first discussion in Saanen 1976, titled ‘What does a dialogue imply?’
The second extract (6:15) is from the third discussion in Saanen 1979, titled ‘Good relationship in dialogue’.
The third extract (9:18) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Bombay 1978, titled ‘Don’t get caught in words’.
The fourth extract (15:34) is from the fourth talk in Bombay 1984, titled ‘In dialogue you and I disappear and only the question remains’.
The final extract in this episode (21:18) is from the first discussion at Brockwood Park in 1977, titled ‘A dialogue with oneself’.

112 — Krishnamurti on Energy

‘The most creative energy has no identification; it comes with freedom, and that energy is creation.’
This week’s episode on Energy has six sections.
The first extract (2:35) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Madras 1986, titled ‘What is energy?’
The second extract (16:19) is from the second question and answer meeting in Ojai 1983, titled ‘How do we waste energy?’
The third extract (26:46) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1974, titled ‘An energy that resolves our problems’.
The fourth extract (38:39) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1975, titled ‘Is there an energy that brings unity?’
The fifth extract (56:07) is from Krishnamurti’s eighth talk in New Delhi 1962, titled ‘An incorruptible energy’.
The final extract in this episode (1:06:59) is from a direct recording by Krishnamurti in 1984, titled ‘Silence builds up great energy’.

113 — Krishnamurti on Mutation

‘There must be a revolutionary change, a complete mutation at the very root of our being, otherwise our problems, both economic and social, will inevitably increase.’
This week’s episode on Mutation has five sections.
The first extract (2:40) is from the fourth talk in Saanen 1964, titled ‘There must be a mutation and it must take place now’.
The second extract (28:59) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Saanen 1983, titled ‘What is going to happen to the human brain?’
The third extract (50:14) is from the third talk in New Delhi 1966, titled ‘How do we bring about a mutation?’
The fourth extract (55:25) is from the second question and answer meeting in Saanen 1983, titled ‘With perception there is a mutation’.
The final extract in this episode (1:05:29) is from Krishnamurti’s tenth talk in Saanen 1963, titled ‘Out of mutation there is action’.

114 — Krishnamurti on Dependence

‘Seeing the whole structure and nature of dependence and how it makes the mind stupid, dull, and inactive, seeing of the totality of it, frees the mind.’
This week’s episode on Dependence has five sections.
The first extract (2:46) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Saanen 1967, titled ‘We all depend on something.’
The second extract (27:40) is from the second question and answer meeting in Saanen 1980, titled ‘Dependence in relationship.’
The third extract (44:58) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1985, titled ‘Where do we draw the line of dependency?’
The fourth extract (53:56) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1980, titled ‘Depending on others to understand.’
The final extract (59:59) in this episode is from the second question and answer meeting in Madras 1985, titled ‘Independence is necessary.’

115 — Krishnamurti on Pleasure

This week’s episode on Pleasure has five sections.
The first extract (2:23) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Saanen 1973, titled ‘Is pleasure the meaning of life?’
The second extract (21:32) is from the second talk at Brockwood Park 1976, titled ‘Continuance of pleasure’.
The third extract (31:58) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Saanen 1975, titled ‘Thought pursues pleasure.’
The fourth extract (51:24) is from the second talk at Brockwood Park in 1978, titled ‘Is it possible not to register pleasure?’.
The final extract (58:42) this in this episode is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Saanen 1970, titled ‘A life of ecstasy in which pleasure doesn’t enter’.

116 — Krishnamurti on Values

‘Is there action that is correct under all circumstances, not based on values?’
This week’s episode on Values has three sections.
The first extract (2:35) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Rajghat 1969, titled ‘Question your values and traditions’.
The second extract (30:20) is from the third talk in Saanen 1980, titled ‘Our actions are based on values.’
The final extract (56:42) in this episode is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Ojai 1949, titled ‘We have taken our values and beliefs for granted’.

117 — Krishnamurti on The Mind

‘A religious mind never thinks in terms of growth and evolution. It is always jumping out of time.’
This week’s episode on The Mind has five sections.
The first extract (2:36) is from the tenth talk in London 1961, titled ‘The shallow mind’.
The second extract (16:26) is from the fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1980, titled ‘Why is the mind caught in time?’
The third extract (38:28) is from Krishnamurti’s eighth talk in Madras 1961, titled ‘The scientific mind and the religious mind’.
The fourth extract (1:02:12) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in Saanen 1971, titled ‘A mind in harmony’.
The final extract (1:15:00) this in this episode is from the fourth talk in Madras 1974, titled ‘A mind with enormous space’.

118 — Krishnamurti on Order

The first extract (2:51) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk at Brockwood Park in 1978, titled ‘How is one to have complete order in oneself?’
The second extract (17:48) is from the second talk in Saanen 1971, titled ‘Can control bring order?’
The third extract (33:23) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Bombay 1984, titled ‘The art of living in order.’
The fourth extract (45:13) is from the third talk at Rajghat in 1981, titled ‘Putting your house in order’.
The final extract (59:20) in this episode is from a direct recording by Krishnamurti in 1983, titled ‘Order is the very essence of the universe.’ This is an exclusive to the podcast, not heard before outside of the archives.

119 — Krishnamurti on Fulfilment

‘We have always thought of desire in terms of fulfilment, achieving, gaining, and getting rich inwardly or outwardly.’
⠀This week’s episode on Fulfilment has five sections.
⠀The first extract (2:22) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Saanen 1966, titled ‘Is there such thing as fulfilment?’
⠀The second extract (9:22) is from the seventh talk in London 1961, titled ‘The search for fulfilment.
⠀The third extract (32:14) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Madras 1964, titled ‘In fulfilment there is contradiction’.
⠀The fourth extract (38:24) is from the fifth talk in Ojai 1982, titled ‘Is love fulfilment in relationship?’
⠀The final extract (53:47) this in this episode is from the third question and answer meeting in Saanen 1980, titled ‘Does creativity need fulfilling?’

120 — Krishnamurti on Health

‘One has to have a very good, healthy body, and a brain that is capable of thinking rationally, healthily, objectively, efficiently, a brain that is absolutely quiet.’
This week’s episode on Health has seven sections.
The first extract is (2:46) from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in Saanen 1970, titled ‘Yoga and health’.
The second extract (12:50) is from the second discussion in Saanen 1975, titled ‘Health implies wholeness’.
The third extract (21:35) is from the fourth question and answer meeting in Saanen 1980, titled ‘How do you meet pain?’
The fourth extract (32:19) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1969, titled ‘Healing takes place when there is no ‘me’.
The fifth extract (35:42) is from the fourth talk in Madras 1985, titled ‘Our bodies are as misused as our brains.’
The sixth extract (46:00) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in San Diego 1970, titled ‘The body has its own intelligence.’
The final extract (56:06) in this episode is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1971, titled ‘Harmony between the body, mind and heart’.

121 — Krishnamurti on Krishnamurti

‘I am nobody. It is as simple as that. I am nobody.’
This week’s episode on Krishnamurti has seven sections.
The first extract (2:33) is from the first talk in Saanen 1972, titled ‘I know why I am here’.
The second extract (11:11) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Ojai 1981, titled ‘I am not a teacher’.
The third extract (17:54) is from an interview by Roy Tuckman in Ojai 1983.
The fourth extract (25:26) is from the third question and answer meeting in Saanen 1983, titled ‘Krishnamurti’s experiences’.
The fifth extract (36:15) is from the second question and answer meeting in Madras 1981, titled ‘Has Krishnamurti performed miracles?’
The sixth extract (41:32) is from the first question and answer meeting in Ojai 1984, titled ‘Have you designated someone to carry on your teachings?’
The final extract (46:33) this in this episode is from the third question and answer meeting in Saanen 1981, titled ‘Who are you?’

122 — Krishnamurti on Attention and Inattention

‘Is there a sustained attention? Of course not. So, it is important to understand why there is inattention.’
This week’s episode on Attention and Inattention has five sections.
The first extract (2:41) is from the first question and answer meeting in Bombay 1985, titled ‘Why aren’t we capable of sustaining attention?’
The second extract (13:53) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Rajghat in 1967, titled ‘What takes place when you give complete attention?’
The third extract (27:08) is from the fourth talk in Bombay 1979, titled ‘Awareness of inattention is attention’.
The fourth extract (35:34) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in New Delhi 1966, titled ‘Extraordinary attention’.
The final extract in this episode (41:59) is from a direct recording by Krishnamurti in Ojai 1983, titled ‘Awareness, attention and insight’. This is an exclusive to the podcast and has not been heard before outside of the archives.

123 — Krishnamurti on Measurement

‘When you are free, when the brain is free of measurement, the very brain cells that have been used to measurement, conditioned by measurement, have suddenly awakened to the truth.’
This week’s episode on Measurement has five sections.
The first extract (2:26) is from the fifth question and answer meeting in Saanen 1980, titled ‘We have fallen into the habit of measurement’.
The second extract (28:18) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1983, titled ‘The ‘better’ is measurable.’
The third extract (40:34) is from the second talk at Brockwood Park in 1972, titled ‘Measurement brings fragmentation’.
The fourth extract (1:01:52) is from the third question and answer meeting in Ojai 1982, titled ‘Where there is measurement there is no spirituality’.
The final extract in this episode (1:07:31) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘Attention is freedom from measurement’.

124 — Krishnamurti on the Psyche

‘If thought, reason, knowledge or experience will not bring about a radical revolution in the psyche, what will?’
This week’s episode on The Psyche has four sections.
The first extract (2:52) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Ojai 1976, titled ‘The psyche is put together by thought’.
The second extract (26:05) is from the second talk in San Francisco 1983, titled ‘Time and the psyche’.
The third extract (46:32) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in New York 1966, titled ‘What will bring about a revolution in the psyche?’
The final extract in this episode (1:15:12) is from the fifth talk in Madras 1981, titled ‘It is not your psyche, it is the human psyche.’

125 — Krishnamurti on War and Killing

‘Psychologically we are one. Unless human beings deeply realise this, we are going to have wars, we are going to be eternally in conflict.’
This week’s episode on War and Killing has five sections.
The first extract (2:31) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Bombay 1984, titled ‘What is the cause of wars?’
The second extract (20:08) is from the first talk in New Delhi 1965, titled ‘Is there such thing as a righteous war?’
The third extract (33:16) is from Krishnamurti’s talk at the United Nations, New York 1984, titled ‘If there is no security in our relationships, that is the beginning of war.’
The fourth extract (58:07) is from the second question and answer meeting in Saanen 1982, titled ‘How can I not contribute to war?’
The final extract in this episode (1:07:52) is from the second question and answer meeting in Saanen 1984, titled ‘Can we live without bringing suffering or death?’

126 — Krishnamurti on Actuality

‘We are not pursuing ideas or ideologies, but facing actuality. In actuality, and going beyond that actuality, is the truth.’
This week’s episode on Actuality has four sections.
The first extract (2:47) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Washington DC, 1985, titled ‘We have done everything possible to run from actuality’.
The second extract (20:51) is from the first talk at Brockwood Park in 1974, titled ‘Deal with actuality, not ideas’.
The third extract (32:48) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Saanen 1975, titled ‘Awareness of actuality’.
The final extract in this episode (58:53) is from the second talk in Madras 1979, titled ‘Is the self an actuality?’

127 — Krishnamurti on Aggression

‘Aggression is the pattern from childhood – the education, our parents and society. Those around me are aggressive and it gives me pleasure. I accept this and become more aggressive’
This week’s episode on Aggression has four sections.
The first extract (2:28) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1970, titled ‘We are conditioned to be aggressive.’
The second extract (12:02) is from the fourth question and answer meeting in Ojai 1980, titled ‘The pattern of aggression.’
The third extract (21:17) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Rajghat 1967, titled ‘Looking at aggression as it is.’
The final extract in this episode (1:08:55) is from the fourth talk in New York 1974, titled ‘Intelligence is above and beyond aggression.’

128 — Krishnamurti on Ideals

‘If we can put away all ideals, understanding their escaping and postponing quality, and face something as it is, directly, immediately, give our full attention to it, then there is a possibility of transforming it.’
This week’s episode on Ideals has four sections.
The first extract (2:52) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Ojai 1978, titled ‘Why do we live with the pressure of ideals?’
The second extract (17:48) is from the third talk in Saanen 1979, titled ‘Is there security in ideals?’
The third extract (38:33) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in New Delhi 1972, titled ‘Ideals prevent action’.
The final extract (51:03) in this episode is from the ninth talk in Ojai 1949, titled ‘Ideals are a postponement’.

129 — Krishnamurti on Identification

‘When I identify myself with a group, idea, belief or conclusion, that identification is the very essence of being occupied with myself.’
This week’s episode on Identification has four sections.
The first extract (2:43) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘The movement of identification.’
The second extract (20:50) is from the eighth talk in Ojai 1949, titled ‘Identification is the basis of illusion’.
The third extract (35:30) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘Identification is occupation with oneself’.
The final extract in this episode (55:58) is from the sixth talk in Saanen 1977, titled ‘To find out the truth of death, all identification must end.’

130 — Krishnamurti on Understanding

‘In the state of understanding, there is no barrier between the fact and yourself. When you understand something, your whole attention is given to it.’
This week’s episode on Understanding has six sections.
The first extract (2:50) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Madras 1964, titled ‘In what sense are we using the word ‘understand’?’
The second extract (8:24) is from the first talk in Saanen 1962, titled ‘Will mental exploration bring about understanding?’
The third extract (16:06) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1985 titled, ‘Does asking for guidance prevent understanding?’
The fourth extract (30:10) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Ojai 1981, titled ‘Understanding brings its own discipline.’
The fifth extract (45:42) is from the third talk in Paris 1965, titled ‘Is understanding a matter of time?’
The final extract in this episode (58:35) is from the fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1971, titled ‘Meditation can only begin with the total understanding of oneself’.

131 — Krishnamurti on Crisis

‘The crisis is not in economics, politics or religion. The crisis is in our consciousness.’
This week’s episode on Crisis has four sections.
The first extract (2:26) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Ojai 1985, titled ‘Where is the crisis?’
The second extract (6:30) is from the fourth talk in Ojai 1981, titled ‘The crisis must be answered’.
The third extract (28:15) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Ojai 1981, titled ‘To understand the crisis, we must be aware of thought.
The final extract in this episode (50:12) is from the fifth talk in Bombay 1964, titled ‘Facing a crisis inactively’.

132 — Krishnamurti on Light

‘When you are a light to yourself you are a light to the world, because the world is you and you are the world.’
This week’s episode on Light has five sections.
The first extract (2:45) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Madras 1965, titled ‘Observation and light go together’.
The second extract (20:54) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1981, titled ‘Can I be a light to myself?’
The third extract (32:44) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1979, titled ‘A light not kindled at another’s lamp’.
The fourth extract (51:17) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1976, titled ‘When you are a light to yourself, you are a light to the world’.
The final extract in this episode (1:10:17) is from the fourth talk in Amsterdam 1968, titled ‘In the light of silence’.

133 — Krishnamurti on Struggle

‘There is a way of living without conflict and struggle. It doesn’t mean becoming lazy, the mind becoming stagnant or dull. This way of living without effort can only come about if we understand the whole process of contradiction.’
This week’s episode on Struggle has four sections.
The first extract (2:48) is from the 1974 film Problems of Living, titled ‘We are caught in the trap of endless struggle’.
The second extract (8:44) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Bombay 1962, titled ‘Why do we struggle?’
The third extract (33:44) is from the first question and answer meeting at Rajghat in 1981, titled ‘We struggle for everything’.
The final extract in this episode (44:00) is from the fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1980, titled ‘Struggling to end all struggle’.

134 — Krishnamurti on Nothingness

‘It is only out of nothingness that creation takes place; out of that emptiness is that creation that is the summation of all energy.’
This week’s episode on Nothingness has six sections.
The first extract (2:50) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in London 1962, titled ‘Nothingness is not something mysterious’
The second extract (7:18) is from the fourth talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘We are frightened to be nothing.’
The third extract (23:30) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Saanen 1975 titled, ‘In nothingness is complete security.’
The fourth extract (41:12) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1980, titled ‘Our culture says, Be something.’
The fifth extract (54:55) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Madras 1973, titled ‘From nothingness comes the creative flowering of life.’
The final extract in this episode (1:10:19) is from the fifth talk in Bombay 1962, titled ‘In nothingness is communion’.

135 — Krishnamurti on Sleep and Dreams

‘When the brain is quiet in sleep, rejuvenation of its whole structure takes place and a quality of innocence comes into being.’
This week’s episode on Sleep and Dreams has four sections.
The first extract (2:29) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk at Brockwood Park in 1969, titled ‘Can we understand ourselves by analysing our dreams?’
The second extract (31:12) is from the second talk at Brockwood Park in 1972, titled ‘The mind tries to create order through dreams’.
The third extract (36:56) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in San Diego 1970, titled ‘Attention during sleep’.
The final extract in this episode (43:48) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1970, titled ‘Can the brain be completely quiet in sleep?’

136 — Krishnamurti on the Future

‘If there is no future, because the future and the past are now, then what is action?’
This week’s episode on The Future has five sections.
The first extract (2:44) is from the third question and answer meeting in Saanen 1982, titled ‘What is the future of mankind?’
The second extract (9:25) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Saanen 1976, titled ‘Is there such thing as tomorrow?’
The third extract (19:26) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1984, titled ‘The future is now’.
The fourth extract (39:39) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Saanen 1984, titled ‘Action without a future’.
The final extract in this episode (1:01:14) is from the fourth talk in Bombay 1983, titled ‘There are only two possibilities left for us’.

137 — Krishnamurti on the Observer

‘When the observer is looking at itself, the observer is absolutely silent. If the observer is absolutely quiet, you see what actually is. If the observer is totally silent, then that which is, is non-existent.’
This week’s episode on The Observer has six sections.
The first extract (2:43) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Brockwood Park in 1974, titled ‘Who is the observer?’
The second extract (15:56) is from the first talk at Brockwood Park in 1970, titled ‘The observer is one of many fragments’.
The third extract (27:30) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk at Brockwood Park in 1970, titled ‘The observer is the reservoir of knowledge’.
The fourth extract (42:40) is from the first question and answer meeting in Ojai 1980, titled ‘The observer is the image maker’.
The fifth extract (56:08) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘Is there an observer?’
The final extract in this episode (1:12:53) is from the sixth talk in Ojai 1978, titled ‘In meditation there is neither the observer nor the observed’.

138 — Krishnamurti on Effort

‘All effort implies resistance, all effort implies contradiction, all effort involves an idea separate from action; and hence our daily lives are in contradiction.’
This week’s episode on Effort has four sections.
The first extract (2:53) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Madras 1964, titled ‘Why do we make effort?’
The second extract (17:15) is from the sixth talk in Saanen 1965, titled ‘Effort implies conformity.’
The third extract (29:04) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in New Delhi 1964 titled, ‘Is it possible to live without effort?’
The final extract (38:30) in this episode is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1981, titled ‘Does meditation require effort?’

139 — Krishnamurti on The Sacred

‘The things that have been put in the churches, temples and mosques are not sacred, but yet we worship them. We worship symbols created by thought and pray to them. We project that which is sacred according to our conditioning.’
This week’s episode on The Sacred has four sections.
The first extract (2:35) is from the second question and answer meeting in Ojai 1982, titled ‘Is thought sacred?’
The second extract (10:26) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Ojai 1982, titled ‘Is there anything sacred in life?’
The third extract (39:20) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1975, titled ‘The sacred is mysterious’.
The final extract (47:31) in this episode is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Madras 1974, titled ‘Everything becomes sacred’.

140 — Krishnamurti on Accumulation

‘Accumulation is the centre, the ‘me’, the ego, and to learn about it one must be free of accumulation.’
This week’s episode on Accumulation has three sections.
The first extract (2:39) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Madras 1971, titled ‘Learning is a constant movement with no accumulation’.
The second extract (15:30) is from the fifth talk in Saanen 1982, titled ‘The accumulating brain is mechanical’.
The final extract (38:03) in this episode is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Madras 1966, titled ‘Accumulation leads to inertia’.

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