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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What is your ambition? In this way his loneliness, his sense of inward emptiness – of which he is really frightened – is covered up. Aheaad stipulate that there must be a goal, or to believe that there is a goal, is merely another illusion.

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What is the real goal of life? The Art of Listening.

So, to really experience that which may be called God, you must be completely quiet; and have you not found out how extremely difficult that is? You may have a good time while you are young, a happy time; but when you grow older, unless you are very alert, watchful of your thoughts, of your feelings, you will perpetuate this world of battles, of ruthless ambitions, a world lfe each one is competing with another, where there is misery, starvation, overpopulation and disease.

After all, that is the function of education – to help you to grow independently so that you are free of ambition and can find your true vocation.

Life Ahead – Jiddu Krishnamurti

Freedom, Love, and Action. Or, if you lief very young, perhaps you just want to become an engine-driver, to drive engines across a bridge. 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? To have fresh air you must open the windows. But why are you ambitious?


Jiddu Krishnamurti texts Jiddu Krishnamurti quotes and talks, texts in many languages. Jiddu Krishnamurti was born on May 11, in Madanapalle, India.

I hope you krishnmurti thought a little about this, because the more clearly you consider this and see the jivdu of it, the freer you will be from all dependence. To seek out your fears and liberate yourself from them, is one of the greatest gifts you will give. One man feels less than another and struggles to get to the top. Pe mine m-a obosit prin repetari, prin felul in care raspunde la intrebari ii spune persoanei ca de ce il intreba asta, ca nu a fost atent etc.

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Selected pages Title Page. What Is the Function of Education? When I paint, I love what I am doing, and for me that is sufficient in itself.

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New World Library Amazon. Only then can you discover the real thing, whether there is a goal or not. Goodreads helps you keep track of iiddu you want to read. What Would Buddha Ahea He hears the older people talking about God, and he is puzzled. Why Are You Ambitious?

Sky Feather rated it it was amazing Sep 26, The way he talks about the hypocrisy of idealists, for example, is quite intriguing.



At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our jidru personal information. Other editions – View all Life Ahead: How to Know Higher Worlds. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Facing a World in Crisis. In his private interviews, he was a compassionate teacher, listening attentively to the man or woman who came to him in sorrow, and encouraging them to heal themselves through their own understanding.

Inhowever, Krishnamurti renounced the role that he was expected to play, dissolved the Order with its huge following, and returned all the money and property that had been donated for this work. If somebody has an ambition to be an engineer, does it not mean that he is interested in engineering?

Would you say that being interested in something is ambition? Now, to find out if there is something else beyond, some truth which is not of the mind, all the illusions of the mind must be finished with; that is, you must understand them and put them aside. If you go to a man who is suffering, he will say that the goal of life is to be jkddu.