Monthly Archives: September 2009

Can I Look At Life, At It All, Without The Image?

=== JKrishnamurti.org – Daily Quote === Can I look at life, at it all, without the image? Is it possible to observe without the thinker? I look at everything with an image, with a symbol, with memory, with knowledge. I … Continue reading

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Concentration

The cat’s face, it’s been said, is all eye. I consider myself quite fortunate, having had the pleasure of living with cats, from whom I think a great deal could be learned. They possess a certain quality of passion, of … Continue reading

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If I Had No Concept About Myself, What Would Happen To Me?

Why have I, who have lived forty, fifty, sixty – or whatever number of years it is that one has lived – why have I gathered this store-houseful of what I think, what I feel, what I am, what I should be, this accumulation of experience, knowledge? And if I had not done that, what would happen? Do you understand? If I had no concept about myself, what would happen to me? I would be lost, wouldn’t I? I would be uncertain, terribly frightened of life. So I build an image, a myth, a concept, a conclusion about myself, because without this framework life would become for me utterly meaningless, uncertain, fearful: there would be no security. Continue reading

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Sunset

What is it about the Sunset that so captures the imagination? Perhaps a fear- That beauty should never return- Or even a hint at our own eminent ends? What is it about those final fading moments, when the day is … Continue reading

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The Desert

An emphatic ocean of emptiness, “Sunyata”. Humble contours and lazy, ambling lines. Without pretense, without a sound. Unfolding into the infinite.

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