Krishnamurti on Compassion
‘Compassion means passion for all human beings, animals and nature. How can there be compassion when there is fear or when the mind is constantly pursuing pleasure?’
This week’s podcast has six sections. The first extract (2:08) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Madras 1983, titled ‘What is compassion?’.
The second extract (7:02) is from the second talk in San Francisco 1973, titled ‘We have no compassion’
The third extract (15:02) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk at Brockwood Park in 1975, titled ‘The ending of sorrow is the beginning of compassion’.
The fourth extract (29:37) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1979, titled ‘Compassion is supreme’.
The fifth extract (34:44) is from Krishnamurti’s third question and answer meeting in Ojai 1982, titled ‘Compassion can only exist when the self is not’.
The final extract this week (46:08) is from the fifth discussion in Saanen 1975, titled ‘Without compassion, the sacred cannot be found’.