While writing one book, one comes across a thousand others. This is one of the books only peripherally related to J Krishnamurti. B Sanjiva Rao was employed in the Indian Education Service and was married to Padma, who shared his world view of working for others rather than oneself. 238 more words
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“Not this, not that” proclaim the Rishis of old when they tried to describe the Absolute Brahman, beyond the reach of the mind and the senses. 450 more words
The Limits of Mental Knowledge and the Process of Knowing, Part 1: Can the Ultimate Reality Be Known?
The second part of the Kena Upanishad contains 5 verses that explore the possibilities of “knowing”, the process of knowing, and the limitations of the process of knowing. 407 more words
We reside in the material world and perceive things from that perspective. The essential characteristic of this world, or of any other, is not, however, its material existence, but rather its relationship to the status of consciousness which we inhabit. 518 more words
Spiritual practitioners through the ages have recognized that the world of dualities within which we live and act is not the entire existence, and the process of birth, growth, decline and death does not encompass the entire universal process. 415 more words
The fundamental experience and existential question faced by every human being is that we are mortal and we are born, live and struggle through our lives, and then we die. 447 more words