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Commentaries on living;

Author: J Krishnamurti
Publisher: Wheaton, Ill., Theosophical Pub. House [1970, ©1960]
Series: A Quest book
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Krishnamurti
OCLC Number: 1101571
Description: 312 pages 21 cm.
Contents: Does thinking begin with conclusions? --
Self-knowledge or self-hypothesis? --
The escape from what is --
Can one know what is good for the people? --
"I want to find the source of joy" --
Pleasure, habit and austerity --
"Won't you join our animal-welfare society?" --
Conditioning and the urge to be free --
The void within --
The problem of search --
Psychological revolution --
There is no thinker, only conditioned thinking --
"Why should it happen to us?" --
Life, death and survival --
Deterioration of the mind --
The flame of discontent --
Outward modification and inward disintegration --
To change society, you must break away from it --
Where the self is, love is not --
The fragmentation of man is making him sick --
The vanity of knowledge --
"What is life all about?" --
Without goodness and love, one is not educated --
Hate and violence --
The cultivation of sensitivity --
"Why have I no insight?" --
Reform, revolution and the search for god --
The noisy child and the silent mind --
Where there is attention, reality is --
Self-interest decays the mind --
The importance of change --
Killing --
To be intelligent is to be simple --
Confusion and convictions --
Attention without motive --
The voyage on an uncharted sea --
Aloneness beyon loneliness --
"Why did you dissolve your order of the star?" --
What is love? --
Seeking and the state of search --
"Why do the scriptures condemn desire?" --
Can politics ever be spirtualized? --
Awareness and the cessation of dreams --
What does it mean to be serious? --
Is there anything permanent? --
Why this urge to possess? --
Desire and the pain of contradiction --
"What am I to do?" --
Fragmentary activities and total action --
Freedom from the known --
Time, habit and ideals --
Can god be sought through organized religion? --
Asceticism and total being --
The challenge of the present --
Sorrow from self-pity --
Insensitivity and resistance to noise --
The quality of simplicity.
Series Title: A Quest book
Responsibility: third series, from the notebooks of J. Krishnamurti. Edited by D. Rajagopal.

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