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I Begin With Simple Things

I Begin With Simple Things

By J Krishnamurti | October 9, 2020 |

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 change.…

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I Begin With Simple Things

I Begin With Simple Things

By J Krishnamurti | October 9, 2020 |

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 change.…

A Note on Relaxation

A Note on Relaxation

By Maurice Nicoll | August 25, 2020 |

A Note on Relaxation (Maurice Nicoll, Psychological Commentaries on the Teachings of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky) It is a long time since we spoke about relaxing.  On several occasions in the past we were told that we had to relax and to practise relaxation every day. Of course this has become a familiar word having no…

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Accomplishments

By Vernon Howard | August 16, 2020 |

                        (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:…

Inner and Outer

Inner and Outer

By Vernon Howard | July 9, 2020 |

By watching my day and seeing how life unfolds, I notice the inner and outer world are exactly the same.  Vernon Howard speaks on this in Esoteric Encyclopedia of Eternal Knowledge: Inner and Outer ‘There is a teaching I wish to grasp more fully,’ stated Alan. ‘The inner and the outer are the same.  What…

Light of Self-Honesty

Light of Self-Honesty

By Vernon Howard | May 30, 2020 |

The Light of Self-Honesty Keith stated, “All of us sense the power of self-honesty.  How can we make it work for us?” “When  a man takes an unpleasant fact about himself as a fact, and not as a hurtful criticism, it ceases to be a fact.  This is mental magic.  Suppose a deceitful man is…

Pure Observation

Pure Observation

By J Krishnamurti | May 17, 2020 |

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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Slow Down to What Is

By J Krishnamurti | April 13, 2020 |

Most always we rush through our lives, never paying proper attention to our thoughts and beliefs.  Sadly, we find ourselves tired and irritable at the end of the day.  If we’ll slow down a little, we can become aware of these thoughts before they take root in our minds and potentially ruin our lives. In Freedom…

Break Out!

Break Out!

By Steve | March 13, 2020 |

“Break out of wrong thinking & you will breakout of every problem you have.” Vernon Howard. Don’t remain a victim of your wrong thinking. Kick it out!

The Single-Most Important Question Any Human Being Can Ask

The Single-Most Important Question Any Human Being Can Ask

By Vernon Howard | March 8, 2020 |

The Single-Most Important Question Any Human Being Can Ask         (an excerpt from a talk given by Vernon Howard)   “Am I willing as a human being here on this earth to understand that I’m living in unconscious self-conceit, and do I want to go above that? Now there it is! You…

Five Magic Steps

Five Magic Steps

By Vernon Howard | February 17, 2020 |

Your Five Magic Steps to Truly Victorious Living (an excerpt from Pathways to Perfect Living by Vernon Howard) Esoteric wisdom quickly defeats whatever now defeats you.  To gain this wisdom, let’s examine the five steps to victory: 1. The Event 2. The Disturbance 3. The Endurance 4. The Awakening 5. The Victory Presently, you may…

Accept the Correction (audio)

Accept the Correction (audio)

By Vernon Howard | January 27, 2020 |

ACCEPT THE CORRECTION (Excerpt from a talk by Vernon Howard) Have you noticed how comfortable this society that you live in is with its wrongness?  Real slow now, so you can see the whole story.  Have you noticed how comfortable people are in their misery? Think of the word ‘settled’,  that will make it clear. …

A Secret that Never Fails

A Secret that Never Fails

By Murray Oxman | December 30, 2019 |

A Secret that Never Fails to Work by Murray Oxman “At one time or another, when reflecting on our lives, we’ve all had the inkling that there’s something missing – something not quite right here.  The reason all doesn’t seem well is – it isn’t.  Our usual reaction is to go about searching for something…