Archive for October 2016

A New Approach

Murray Oxman had and amazing way of conveying facts which can be very difficult to accept and apply to oneself.  We are so used to blaming others for our problems —  and this is the very reason our problems continue.  Here is an excerpt from Mr Oxman’s “How to Beat the Stress and Get More Out…

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Simple Explanation of Work Ideas (audio)

Simple Explanation of Work Ideas (Maurice Nicoll, Psychological Commentaries on the Teachings of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky) *** This ‘Simple Explanation of Work Ideas’ by Maurice Nicoll, will tell you everything you need to start a True-Life contact with God. “Everyone is two people – the person we suppose ourselves to be, and what we really…

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Accomplishments

Accomplishments (from Esoteric Encyclopedia of Eternal Knowledge by Vernon Howard) “A teacher said to his audience, ‘We have been studying together for six months.  By this time our intended accomplishments should be clear.  Please give them to me in single sentences.’  The students responded: ‘We are seeing that esoteric principles are the very essence of…

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I Begin With Simple Things

I Begin With Simple Things   Seeing the world, seeing humanity, the “me”, and the necessity of a total, radical revolution, how is it possible to bring it about? It can only be brought about when the observer no longer makes an effort to change, because he himself is part of what he tries to…

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Pure Observation (audio)

Pure Observation What follows are excerpts by Jiddu Krishnamurti regarding Pure Observation:  that is, observation without the accumulation of an ‘Observer’; without the one who criticizes, holds accounts and judges. Questioner: How is one to empty the past? Krishnamurti: You cannot. You empty the past totally when there is no observer. It is the observer who…

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