As the first collection of his talks to students and teachers, Life Ahead clearly illustrates Krishnamurti’s views on education. In the introduction, he writes, “It seems. Life Ahead. Part 1. Life Ahead Part One Chapter 7. You know I have been talking about fear; and it is very important for us to be conscious and aware of fear. Life Ahead presents lessons that move far beyond the traditional forms of education Krishnamurti exposes the roots of fear and eradicates deeply entrenched.

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The Dignity of Living. In short, accessible chapters, Krishnamurti explores the danger of competition, the value of solitude, the need to understand both the conscious and the unconscious mind, and the critical difference between concentration and attention, and between knowledge and learning.


Fantastic collection of lessons from J. The Beauty of Death. I enjoy the way Krishnamurti engages with children and shares his ideas, ideas that even challenge the teachers and parents sitting in the room.

So, it is the responsibility of the teachers, of the principal, to help you to be intelligent, unafraid, so that you can find your true vocation, your own way of life, the way you really want to live and earn your livelihood. I hope you have thought a little about this, because the more clearly you consider this and see the truth of it, the freer you will be from all dependence. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

One man feels less than another and struggles to get to the top. So he is naturally interested and anxious to find out what life is all about. lrishnamurti


Life Ahead

Answers nearly all questions that everyone is looking for. He has to find it through the mirror of relationship, through the understanding of the contents of his own mind, through observation and not through intellectual analysis or introspective dissection. Only then can you discover the real thing, whether there is a goal or not. So, while you are young, is it not very important for you to be helped by the right kind of teacher to think about all these things, and not just be taught to pass some dull examinations?

Johnny rated it liked it Nov 21, From Mindfulness to Realization on the Buddhist Path.

Life Ahead: On Learning and the Search for Meaning

Another interesting book on education Do you know how it comes into being? Paperbackpages. He asked that we tread lightly on this earth without destroying ourselves or the environment. And realize more of how your life is controlled by the culture you live in?

He probably has a vague inkling of something – the feeling of beauty, an awareness of the birds in the sky, of running lite, of a nice, smiling face, of a leaf dancing in aead wind, of a woman carrying a burden. Leads to a lot of introspection.

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It is a great art for the mind to be completely silent without coercion; and only ahezd is there a possibility of experiencing that which may be called God. My library Help Advanced Book Search.


Life Ahead: On Learning and the Search for Meaning by Jiddu Krishnamurti

The First and Last Freedom. But if as a boy I am interested ahad being an engineer because I want to build beautiful structures, marvellous irrigation systems, splendid roads, it means I love engineering; and that is not ambition.

God is jlddu that cannot be found by the mind. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

After reading I immediately ordered Krishnamurtis Notebook and am looking to kriahnamurti reading it. Want to Read saving…. Life is sorrow, death, love, hate, cruelty, disease, starvation, and you have to begin to consider all these things.

Everybody is fighting somebody.

He does not know what it really means. He is rather young to be asking ljfe question. Don’t Polish Your Ignorance Nu e genul meu de carte. Who will show you?

When he addressed large audiences, people felt that Krishnamurti was talking to each of them personally, addressing his or her particular problem. But it is easy enough to sit down and go into some kind of dream, lice various visions, illusions, and then think that you are very near to God. Krishnamurti belonged to no religious organization, sect or country, nor did he subscribe to any school of political or ideological thought.