Monthly Archives: October 2009

Two Ways Of Listening

=== JKrishnamurti.org – Daily Quote === You know, there are two ways of listening: to listen casually, to hear a series of ideas, agreeing or disagreeing with them; or there is another way of listening, which is not only to … Continue reading

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Is There Seeing Without Preconception?

=== JKrishnamurti.org – Daily Quote === The dictionary meaning of the word ‘perception’ is to become aware of, to apprehend. That is, you see the cupboard, you have a preconception of it; that is not perception. Is there seeing without … Continue reading

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Ladybug

Shot on a cold Spring morning in Irvine, CA Pentax K10D, with Vivitar 105mm f/2.5

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Listening To Everything

=== JKrishnamurti.org – Daily Quote === Have you ever sat very silently, not with your attention fixed on anything, not making an effort to concentrate, but with the mind very quiet, really still? Then you hear everything, don’t you? You … Continue reading

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Observation Without The Screen Of Knowledge

=== JKrishnamurti.org – Daily Quote === Observation implies no accumulation of knowledge, even though knowledge is obviously necessary at a certain level: knowledge as a doctor, knowledge as a scientist, knowledge of history, of all the things that have been. … Continue reading

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Can’t I Observe Instantly?

=== JKrishnamurti.org – Daily Quote === Suppose I am attached to something or somebody. Can’t I observe the consequences of attachment, what is involved in attachment, how that attachment arose? Can’t I observe the whole nature of it instantly? I … Continue reading

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Knowing What You Are By Watching Yourself

=== JKrishnamurti.org – Daily Quote === By looking at the mirror every day, you begin to know your own face, and you say: “That is me.” Now, can you in the same way know what you are by watching yourself? … Continue reading

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Devore Campground – Angeles National Forest

The photo above is a view of the Angeles National Forest surrounding Devore Campground, showing the damage from the Station Fire. It was shot from the top of Mt. Wilson, on a later trip than the one described below. Two … Continue reading

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