J. Krishnamurti

1895 - 1986

A Quote by J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti on free and freedom

Freedom from something is not freedom.

J. Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986)

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A Quote by J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti

Until a radical change takes place and we wipe out all nationalities, all ideologies, all religious divisions, and establish a global relationship - psychologically first, inwardly before organizing the outer - we shall go on with wars.

J. Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986)

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A Quote by J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti on earth, learning, lies, and world

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.

J. Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986)

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A Quote by J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti on health and society

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.

J. Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986)

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A Quote by J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti on confusion, destruction, knowledge, and love

. . . Without love the acquisition of knowledge only increases confusion and leads to self-destruction.

J. Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986)

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A Quote by J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti on concern, emptiness, and mind

As long as the mind is seeking to fill itself, it will always be empty. When the mind is no longer concerned with filling its own emptiness, then only does that emptiness cease to be.

J. Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986)

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A Quote by J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti on organize, people, religion, truth, and path

Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect. Truth, being limitless, unconditioned, unapproachable by any path whatsoever, cannot be organized; nor should any organisation be formed to lead or to coerce people along any particular path.

J. Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986)

Source: After disbanding his organization in 1929, he turned away all followers saying:

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A Quote by J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti on belief, christianity, concern, country, islam, mankind, nationality, politics, religion, rest, separation, traditions, trying, understanding, and violence

When you call yourself an Indian or a Muslim or a Christian or a European, or anything else, you are being violent. Do you see why it is violent? Because you are separating yourself from the rest of mankind. When you separate yourself by belief, by nationality, by tradition, it breeds violence. So a man who is trying to understand violence does not belong to any country, to any religion, to any political party or partial system; he is concerned with the total understanding of mankind.

J. Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986)

Source: Freedom from the Known, pp.51-52

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A Quote by J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti on problems, separation, and understanding

If we really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.

J. Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986)

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A Quote by J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti on adoption, destiny, education, family, future, preparation, presidency, questions, society, spirituality, teachers, and truth

Jiddu Krishnamurti was born on 11 May, 1895, at Madanapalle, a small village in south India. Soon after moving to Madras with his family in 1909, Krishnamurti was adopted by Mrs. Annie Besant, President of the Theosophical Society. She was convinced that he was to become a great spiritual teacher. Three years later she took him to England to be educated in preparation for his future role. An organization was set up to promote this role. In 1929, after many years of questioning himself and the destiny imposed upon him, Krishnamurti disbanded this organisation, turning away all followers saying: Truth is a pathless land. . . .

J. Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986)

Source: Background & brief history

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