What Is Truth And What Is Reality? - Brockwood Park and Gstaad 1975

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Jiddu Krishnamurti

Narrated By: Jiddu Krishnamurti

Date: September 2021

Duration: 1 hours 7 minutes

Summary:

Listen to talks from J. Krishnamurti's Gstaad gathering in Switzerland, 1975.

This talk: What Is Truth and What Is Reality? - 18 May 1975.

• What is truth and what is reality?
• Anything that thought thinks about or reflects upon or projects, that is reality. And that reality has nothing to do with truth.
• The art of seeing is to place reality where it is, and not move that in order to get truth. You can't get truth.
• How am I to empty that consciousness and yet retain knowledge - otherwise I couldn't function - and reach a state which will comprehend reality?
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Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986) was a world renowned writer and speaker on philosophical and spiritual subjects. His subject matter included: the purpose of meditation, human relationships, the nature of the mind, and how to enact positive change in global society. Krishnamurti was born into a Telugu Brahmin family in what was then colonial India. In early adolescence, he had a chance encounter with prominent occultist and high-ranking theosophist C.W. Leadbeater in the grounds of the Theosophical Society headquarters at Adyar in Madras (now Chennai). He was subsequently raised under the tutelage of Annie Besant and C.W. Leadbeater, leaders of the Society at the time, who believed him to be a 'vehicle' for an expected World Teacher. As a young man, he disavowed this idea and dissolved the world-wide organization (the Order of the Star) established to support it. He claimed allegiance to no nationality, caste, religion, or philosophy, and spent the rest of his life traveling the world as an individual speaker, speaking to large and small groups, as well as with interested individuals. He authored a number of books, among them 'The First and Last Freedom', 'The Only Revolution', and 'Krishnamurti's Notebook'. In addition, a large collection of his talks and discussions have been published. At age 90, he addressed the United Nations on the subject of peace and awareness, and was awarded the 1984 UN Peace Medal. His last public talk was in Madras, India, in January 1986, a month before his death at home in Ojai, California. His supporters, working through several non-profit foundations, oversee a number of independent schools centered on his views on education - in India, the United Kingdom, and the United States - and continue to transcribe and distribute many of his thousands of talks, group and individual discussions, and other writings, publishing them in a variety of formats including print, audio, video and digital formats as well as online, in many languages.

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