Thought cannot hold this moment,
for this moment is not of time.
In this last entry of K’s Journal he puts it very clearly: “…this moment is not of time”. To consider his words we must go into the question of what time actually is. Can we consider time without reference to memory, the past? without projecting that impression from a past occurrence slightly modified into the future? To be in the present moment sounds so very simple and indeed, it is not a complex process. However, since our very world is made up of thoughts that arise from a fabric of past/future it is not an easy task. Continue reading
Negating without resistance
this content of consciousness
is the beauty and compassion of intelligence.
It’s this intelligence that is in operation in the universe
if you leave it alone.
What does it mean to “negate this content of consciousness”? When Krishnamurti speaks of negating my understanding is that he means having the insight from moment to moment that all the content of our consciousness, our thoughts, opinions, fears, desires etc. have been created out of thin air. Our mind has conjured up the entire framework within which all of these concepts are couched. The very foundation of our worldview is something that is based on concepts, which are constructed of the past. Our past impressions serve as the reservoir for our so-called knowledge and on that foundation we build our world. Continue reading
“When the controller is the controlled,
seen as an absolute fact, as truth,
then there comes about a totally different kind of energy
which transforms what is.”
The thought-form that most of us grew up with is that there exists an ‘outside agency’ that is on its own, completely independent of us. To state that ‘the controller is the controlled’ and ‘the experiencer is the experience’ turns our world literally on its head. Continue reading