Episodes

  • ‘Learn to look at the whole of life from a level which is comprehensive, which has no fragmentation at all. And being non-fragmentary, act from there – a total action.’

    This week’s episode on Fragmentation has three sections.

    The first extract (2:29) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Madras 1971, and is titled: Are You Aware That You Are Fragmented?

    The second extract (23:05) is from the second talk at Brockwood Park in 1972, and is titled: Can We Be Free of Thought’s Fragmentation?

    The final extract in this episode (44:23) is from Krishnamurti’s eighth talk in Saanen 1966, and is titled: The Fragmentation of Time.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected clips from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    Upcoming themes are Symbols, Perception and Guilt.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit the official YouTube channel for hundreds of full-length video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks and discussions. In addition, the Foundation’s own channel features a large collection of specially selected clips.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app, which helps our visibility.

  • ‘We cannot live without cooperation. Life is relationship; life is cooperation. You and I cannot exist without cooperation, but to cooperate there must be freedom.’

    This week’s episode on Cooperation has eight sections.

    The first extract (2:43) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Madras 1965, and is titled: The Only Cooperation We Know.

    The second extract (11:06) is from the sixth talk in Saanen 1968, and is titled: Cooperation Needs Humility.

    The third extract (15:21) is from the first discussion at Brockwood Park in 1974, and is titled: Thought Prevents Cooperation.

    The fourth extract (18:43) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Bombay 1964, and is titled: To Cooperate Is To Care.

    The fifth extract (25:00) is from the seventh talk in Bombay 1964, and is titled: Freedom to Cooperate.

    The sixth extract (33:22) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Madras 1964, and is titled: Cooperation and Passion.

    The seventh extract (44:53) is from the sixth talk in New Delhi 1963, and is titled: The World Needs Cooperation.

    The final extract in this episode (54:01) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in Madras 1964, and is titled: Aloneness Is a State of Cooperation.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected clips from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    Upcoming themes are Fragmentation, Symbols and Perception.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to the Krishnamurti Retreat Centre. Situated in the beautiful countryside of the South Downs National Park, The Krishnamurti Centre offers retreats individually and in groups. The focus is on inquiry in light of Krishnamurti’s teachings. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app, which helps our visibility.

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  • ‘Is there psychological progress – the 'me' becoming better, nobler, wiser? The 'me' which is the past, which has accumulated so many things – insults, flatteries, pain, knowledge, suffering – can that progress to a better state?’

    This week’s episode on Progress has five sections.

    The first extract (2:49) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Saanen 1973, and is titled: Are Human Beings Progressing?

    The second extract (6:48) is from the first talk in Santa Monica 1974, and is titled: Where Do We Think We Are Progressing To?

    The third extract (17:45) is from the first question and answer meeting in Madras 1981, and is titled: Can There Be Progress Without Conflict or Struggle?

    The fourth extract (33:55) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Bombay 1983, and is titled: There Is No Such Thing As Psychological Progress.

    The final extract in this episode (45:37) is from the fourth talk in San Francisco 1973, and is titled: Progress in Meditation.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully chosen extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    Upcoming themes are Cooperation, Fragmentation and Symbols.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in Hampshire, UK. Brockwood is also home to Brockwood Park School, a unique international boarding school offering a personalised holistic education. It is deeply inspired by Krishnamurti’s teaching, which encourages academic excellence, self-understanding, creativity and integrity. Please visit brockwood.org.uk for more information.

    You can also find our regular Krishnamurti quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app. This helps our visibility.

  • ‘Disorder implies conflict, conflict in our behaviour, conflict outwardly, conflict between nationalities, between classes, between vested interests, religiously or in business. So that is our life: great disorder.’

    This week’s episode on Disorder has four sections.

    The first extract (2:52) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in New York 1974, and is titled: Disorder is Spreading Across the World.

    The second extract (34:45) is from the fourth talk in Madras 1981, and is titled: Thought Is the Origin of Disorder.

    The third extract (49:38) is also from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Madras 1981, and is titled: Why Don’t We See the Danger of Disorder?

    The final extract in this episode (1:03:53) is from the sixth talk in Bombay 1982, titled: Total Perception of Disorder.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    Upcoming themes are Questioning, Progress and Cooperation.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to The Krishnamurti Centre. The Centre offers a variety of group retreats from February to December, including for young adults.

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    Topics covered during the retreats touch on fundamental aspects of Krishnamurti’s teachings, themes that resonate deeply across generations, such as love, loneliness, freedom, society and meditation.

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    Learn more and book your place at krishnamurticentre.org.uk/young-adults-retreat.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

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  • ‘Most of us do question, and our questioning is a reaction. We do not like something, and we question it, reject it or modify it. This questioning is according to the urges and demands, and has a motive behind it.’

    This week’s episode on Questioning has seven sections.

    The first extract (2:38) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Bombay 1962, and is titled: Two Types of Questioning.

    The second extract (12:49) is from the first question and answer meeting in Ojai 1985, and is titled: Letting a Question Evolve and Expand.

    The third extract (19:18) is from the first question and answer meeting in Bombay 1985, and is titled: Is the Answer in the Question?

    The fourth extract (25:12) is from the first question and answer meeting in Ojai 1984, and is titled: Only the Question Remains.

    The fifth extract (39:46) is from a discussion at Brockwood Park School in 1983, and is titled: Learn the Art of Questioning.

    The sixth extract (46:38) is from the first question and answer meeting in Ojai 1983, and is titled: It Is Important To Put the Right Question.

    The final extract in this episode (53:30) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1971, and is titled: The Impossible Question.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    Upcoming themes are Disorder, Progress and Cooperation.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our website at kfoundation.org, where you can find a broad collection of articles and quotes, an introduction and biography, along with a comprehensive index of topics for easy access to texts and recordings. Our online store stocks all available Krishnamurti books and ships worldwide.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app. This helps our visibility.

  • ‘We must inquire into the question of emptiness. It is an amazingly important question because if there is no emptiness, no new thing can be.’

    This week’s episode on Emptiness has five sections.

    The first extract (2:23) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Paris 1965, and is titled: The Two Types of Emptiness.

    The second extract (16:42) is from the sixth talk in Saanen 1968, and is titled: What Are We To Do with Emptiness?

    The third extract (38:46) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Saanen 1975, and is titled: Total Perception of Emptiness.

    The fourth extract (51:52) in this episode is from the fourth talk in Bombay 1966, and is titled: Emptiness and Space.

    The final extract in this episode (1:05:23) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in New Delhi 1964, and is titled: In Emptiness Is Energy and Creation.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected clips from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    Upcoming themes are Questioning, Disorder and Progress.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit the official YouTube channel for hundreds of full-length video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks and discussions. In addition, the Foundation’s own channel features a large collection of specially selected clips.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app, which helps our visibility.

  • ‘There is an ending to effort, struggle, and all forms of resistance and escapes, when you understand the nature and the structure of will, which is born of choice and effort.’

    This week’s episode on Will has three sections.

    The first extract (2:44) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in Saanen 1977, titled: What Is the Nature and Structure of Will?

    The second extract (18:05) is from the third talk in Saanen 1976, titled: Is Change Dependent on Will?

    The final extract in this episode (44:29) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1971, titled: Is It Possible To Live Without Will?

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected clips from our extensive archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    Upcoming themes are Emptiness, Questioning and Disorder.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to the Krishnamurti Retreat Centre. Situated in the beautiful countryside of the South Downs National Park, The Krishnamurti Centre offers retreats individually and in groups. The focus is on inquiry in light of Krishnamurti’s teachings. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app, which helps our visibility.

  • ‘We have to find out if there is a reality or not – a reality that is not invented by thought, a reality that is not projected by thought in the field of time.’

    This week’s episode on Reality has four sections.

    The first extract (2:37) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Ojai 1976, and is titled: Our Mechanistic Reality.

    The second extract (20:59) is from the second talk in Saanen 1975, and is titled: Freedom and Order in the World of Reality.

    The third extract (41:51) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in Saanen 1976, and is titled: Reality Includes Illusion.

    The final extract in this episode (47:29) is from the third talk in Bangalore 1973, and is titled: Is There a Reality Beyond Thought?

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully chosen extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in Hampshire, UK. Brockwood is also home to Brockwood Park School, a unique international boarding school offering a personalised holistic education. It is deeply inspired by Krishnamurti’s teaching, which encourages academic excellence, self-understanding, creativity and integrity. Please visit brockwood.org.uk for more information.

    You can also find our regular Krishnamurti quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app. This helps our visibility.

  • ‘If there is no escape of any kind, what is left?’

    This week’s episode on Escapes has four sections.

    The first extract (2:28) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in Madras 1964, titled: Our Escapes Become Problems.

    The second extract (16:01) is from the third talk in Madras 1974, titled: The Futility of Escapes.

    The third extract (29:11) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Madras 1966, titled: Fear Cannot Be Understood if There Is Any Form of Escape.

    The final extract in this episode (50:09) is from the fourth discussion in Saanen 1965, titled: Escapes Dissipate Energy.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    Upcoming themes are Reality, Will, and Emptiness.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to The Krishnamurti Centre. The Centre offers a variety of group retreats from February to December, including for young adults. The atmosphere is one of openness and friendliness, with a sense of freedom to inquire with others and alone. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app. This helps our visibility.

  • ‘Goodness is something totally divorced from evil. But we have mixed the two together and we say we must fight, resist, put away evil in order to be good.’

    This week’s episode on Good and Evil has four sections.

    The first extract (2:33) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1984, titled: Is Goodness Related to Evil?

    The second extract (24:19) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1984, titled: Do Good and Evil Exist Outside of Ourselves?

    The third extract (33:00) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Ojai 1979, titled: Can You Be Totally and Absolutely Good?

    The final extract in this episode (48:51) is from the second talk in Ojai 1979, titled: To Be Good You Must Know Yourself.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    Upcoming themes are Escapes, Reality and Will.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our website at kfoundation.org, where you can find a broad collection of articles and quotes, an introduction and biography, along with a comprehensive index of topics for easy access to texts and recordings. Our online store stocks all available Krishnamurti books and ships worldwide.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app. This helps our visibility.

  • ‘When the mind is learning all the time, it brings about its own sweet discipline. In this there is no conformity, no pattern, no formula, no suppression or obedience – it is living.’

    This week’s episode on Patterns & Formulas has two sections.

    The first extract (2:37) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Rajghat in 1964, titled: Is revolution according to a pattern?

    The second and final extract in this episode (15:54) is from the fourth talk in Bombay 1964, titled: Freedom Without a Pattern or Formula.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected clips from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.Upcoming themes are Evil, Escapes and Reality.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit the official YouTube channel for hundreds of full-length video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks and discussions. In addition, the Foundation’s own channel features a large collection of specially selected clips.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app, which helps our visibility.

  • ‘When you are interested to find out, that very interest is the flame that makes the mind, the brain, the body quiet.’

    This week’s episode on Quiet has four sections.

    The first extract (2:38) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk at Rajghat in 1967, titled: Can We Make the Mind Quiet?

    The second extract (16:39) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in New Delhi 1963, titled: The Conscious Mind Must Be Completely Quiet.

    The third extract (23:25) is from the second discussion in Saanen 1971, titled: When the Brain Is Quiet.

    The fourth and final extract in this episode (36:03) is from the seventh discussion in Saanen 1971, titled: What relationship has meditation to the quiet mind?

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected clips from our extensive archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    Upcoming themes are Patterns and Formulas, Evil, and Escapes.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to the Krishnamurti Retreat Centre. Situated in the beautiful countryside of the South Downs National Park, The Krishnamurti Centre offers retreats individually and in groups. The focus is on inquiry in light of Krishnamurti’s teachings. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information, including the one night free special offer.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app, which helps our visibility.

  • The format of this episode is different to the usual selection of longer extracts. During the course of Krishnamurti’s talks and dialogues, he would sometimes include a joke, anecdote or parable, relevant to what was being said. This episode compiles a collection of 26 of these from the 1970s and 80s, each one being much shorter than the usual extracts featured on the podcast.

  • ‘Clarity is seeing things as they are; seeing what is, without any opinion; seeing the movement of your mind, observing it very closely, minutely, diligently, without any purpose, without any directive.’

    This week’s episode on Clarity has two sections.

    The first extract (2:51) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Saanen 1977, titled: Clarity, Skill and Compassion.

    The second and final extract in this episode (56:55) is from the sixth talk in Madras 1964, titled: Clarity Is Essential.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    Upcoming themes are Jokes & Anecdotes, Quiet, and Patterns & Formulas.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to The Krishnamurti Centre. The Centre offers a variety of group retreats from February to December, including for young adults. The atmosphere is one of openness and friendliness, with a sense of freedom to inquire with others and alone. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app. This helps our visibility.

  • ‘You are the entire humanity. So if you are violent, you are contributing to violence; if you have ended sorrow, then you are bringing about freedom from the human mind's sorrow.’

    This week’s episode on Humanity has four sections.

    The first extract (2:40) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Ojai 1983, titled: Can humanity live peacefully?

    The second extract (22:40) is from the first talk in Calcutta 1982, titled: You are humanity.

    The third extract (49:05) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Saanen 1981, titled: What is going to happen to humanity?

    The final extract in this episode (1:11:15) is from the third talk in Madras 1974, titled: The stream of humanity.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    This week’s theme is Humanity. Upcoming themes are Clarity, Continuity and Quiet.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our website at kfoundation.org, where you can find a broad collection of articles and quotes, an introduction and biography, along with a comprehensive index of topics for easy access to texts and recordings. Our online store stocks all available Krishnamurti books and ships worldwide.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app. This helps our visibility.

  • ‘As long as we live in opposites – jealousy and non-jealousy, the good and the bad, the ignorant and the enlightened – there must be constant conflict in duality.’

    This week’s episode on Opposites has four sections.

    The first extract (2:27) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Calcutta 1982, titled: Do opposites exist?

    The second extract (14:08) is from the third talk at Brockwood Park in 1978, titled: Does freedom have an opposite?

    The third extract (28:30) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Madras 1972, titled: The battle between the opposites.

    The final extract in this episode (38:54) is from the fourth talk in Saanen 1980, titled: There is only the fact, not its opposite.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected clips from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    Upcoming themes are Humanity, Clarity and Continuity.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit the official YouTube channel for hundreds of full-length video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks and discussions. In addition, the Foundation’s own channel features a large collection of specially selected clips.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app, which helps our visibility.

  • ‘Solitude is a lovely word. It implies walking alone, looking, listening, not carrying your troubles, problems and anxieties; being absolutely alone, enjoying.’

    This week’s episode on Solitude has six sections.

    The first extract (2:44) is from Krishnamurti’s second discussion in Saanen 1978, titled: Solitude is not loneliness.

    The second extract (13:24) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1979, titled: Will solitude end our confusion?

    The third extract (26:39) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1979, titled: Is the demand for companionship born out of solitude?

    The fourth extract (35:15) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Saanen 1962, titled: Are we ever alone?

    The fifth extract (41:44) is from the third question and answer meeting in Saanen 1980, titled: What solitude reveals.

    The final extract in this episode (46:35) is from a direct recording by Krishnamurti in Ojai 1983, titled: A solitude far from the noise of civilization.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected clips from our extensive archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    This week’s theme is Solitude. Upcoming themes are Opposites, Humanity and Clarity.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to the Krishnamurti Retreat Centre. Situated in the beautiful countryside of the South Downs National Park, The Krishnamurti Centre offers retreats individually and in groups. The focus is on inquiry in light of Krishnamurti’s teachings. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information.

    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app, which helps our visibility.

  • ‘The fact is human beings are irrational. But there is a concept that human beings are rational, and we live according to that concept.’

    This week’s episode on Rationality has five sections.

    The first extract (2:46) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Ojai 1980, titled: Are Human Beings Rational?

    The second extract (15:07) is from the fourth question and answer meeting in Ojai 1980, titled: Is there rational, sane justice in the world?

    The third extract (22:05) is from the first question and answer meeting in Saanen 1981, titled: Can ‘You are the world’ be justified on a rational basis?

    The fourth extract (33:41) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Saanen 1975, titled: Reality is made up of rational and irrational thinking.

    The final extract in this episode (58:06) is from the fourth talk in Ojai 1980, titled: End fear and one becomes rational and sane.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully chosen extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    This week’s theme is Rationality. Upcoming themes are Solitude, Opposites and Humanity.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in Hampshire, UK. Brockwood is also home to Brockwood Park School, a unique international boarding school offering a personalised holistic education. It is deeply inspired by Krishnamurti’s teaching, which encourages academic excellence, self-understanding, creativity and integrity. Please visit brockwood.org.uk for more information.You can also find our regular Krishnamurti quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app. This helps our visibility.

  • ‘How is the unconscious to be exposed, without effort, without analysis, without the conscious mind which cannot examine it?’

    This week’s episode on The Unconscious has four sections.

    The first extract (2:43) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in London 1962, titled: Understanding the Unconscious.

    The second extract (22:42) is from the fifth talk in Saanen 1974, titled: Unconscious Hurts.

    The third extract (34:48) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk at Brockwood Park in 1972, titled: Ending Unconscious Fears.

    The final extract in this episode (58:19) is from the third talk in New York 1974, titled: Awareness of the Unconscious.

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

    This week’s theme is The Unconscious. Upcoming themes are Rationality, Solitude and Opposites.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to The Krishnamurti Centre. The Centre offers a variety of group retreats from February to December, including for young adults. The atmosphere is one of openness and friendliness, with a sense of freedom to inquire with others and alone. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information.You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app. This helps our visibility.

  • ‘Thinking together does not mean that you agree or disagree, accept or reject, defend or offend, but together find out if it is possible, by thinking together, to act together.’

    This week’s episode on Thinking Together has four sections.

    The first extract (2:39) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Saanen 1979, titled: Thinking Together Without Barriers.

    The second extract (33:47) is from the second talk in Ojai 1980, titled: Thinking Together to Eliminate Conflict.

    The third extract (46:03) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Saanen 1979, titled: In thinking together, relationship changes completely.

    The final extract in this episode (56:57) is from the third question and answer meeting in Saanen 1980, titled: What do you mean when you ask us to think together?

    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s insightful approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.

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