all-consuming energy – Krishnamurti

Mossy garden - Kyoto:

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“Observe without any movement of thought, observe without time, without past knowledge…”

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I offer this contemplation at the start of the NEW YEAR 2016:

“That which is immeasurable cannot be measured by words. We are always trying to put the immeasurable into a frame of words, and the symbol is not the actual. But we worship the symbol; therefore we always live in a limited state. So with the clouds hanging on the tree tops and all the birds quiet, waiting for the thunderstorm, this is a good morning to be serious, to question the whole of existence, to question the very gods and all human activity. Our lives are so short and during that short period there is nothing to learn about the whole field of the psyche, which is the movement of memory; we can only observe it.

“Observe without any movement of thought, observe without time, without past knowledge, without the observer who is the essence of the past. Just watch. Watch those clouds shaping and reshaping, watch the trees, the little birds. It is all part of life. When you watch attentively, with diligence, there is nothing to learn; there is only that vast space, silence and emptiness, which is all-consuming energy.”

Krishnamurti to Himself, Ojai, California, Tuesday, 19th April, 1983

“…there is only that vast space, silence and emptiness, which is all-consuming energy.”

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