Krishnamurti & the Art of Awakening

Kinfonet Interviews - Question

Do you think Krishnamurti was exceptional, or is the transformation he spoke of universally accessible?

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Yes and yes. K referred to himself several times as a "mutant". I wish I could reference some of these examples. He also said that you don't have to be "an Edison to turn on the electric light", when asked if transformation was possible for the common man.

David Loucks (account deleted)
Wed, 03 Jun 2009

He definitely was

Francois Bresson
Thu, 04 Jun 2009

Krishnamurti spoke of the truth. The truth is universal. The perception is therefore entirely up to each one of us in the life that we have now.

Husain Sangrar (account deleted)
Thu, 04 Jun 2009

i never met K. The writing is very challenging.
transformation has to be universal, if not it is pure mental projection so illusory.

daniel moru (account deleted)
Thu, 04 Jun 2009

I can only access limitation, not transformation.

My limitations are always with me, like seemingly faithful friends. Very close. Present in every moment. Accessible clearly, to anyone willing to look.

Transformation is out of my hands.

Jackie McInley
Thu, 04 Jun 2009

I think humanity "made a wrong turn," as had been said, and, in general, there will be no coming back. Here and there a man may "get it," but such men will be few and far between.

max greene
Thu, 04 Jun 2009

Try it, find out. Is this an opinion poll? What people think, is the problem, not the solution.

Randal Shacklett (account deleted)
Fri, 05 Jun 2009

There is a poor accessibility to the beauty and splendour of life because I make life exceptionally mine. A person is the work of exception.

Peter Stephens
Fri, 05 Jun 2009

I think Krishnamurti was exceptional, and he had exceptional circumstances, but at the same time, I think the transformation he spoke of is accesible, if not universally, for some people. /

Creo que Krishnamurti fue excepcional, y que tuvo circunstancias excepcionales, pero al mismo tiempo, creo que la transformación de la que él habló es accesible, si no universalmente, sí para algunas personas.

Aura APL
Fri, 05 Jun 2009

Jk was exceptional in sharing his thoughts through words howevever difficult it might have been to put in words the IMMEASURABLE ,Undescribable!The transformation he spoke , I strongly believe is accessible. To gain access one has to lose ones bonds to the CENTRE i.e. Awareness is actual when one completely loses all bonds with the me/the Ego/the"I"

Krishnan Srinivasan
Fri, 05 Jun 2009

He was exceptional, in the sense that he was able to crystallize
all of this complex information, with scalpel precision, we are talking about the mind here. I also think that all the people that came after him and have organize his work
so that it can be protected and accessible is also exceptional.

I do think it is universally accessible, we can recognize
in his work that he is talking about all of us.

I would say the human have a great future in front of them, I don?t know how
long, or how it is going to be done but K work is definitely on the agenda for this world.
The human being will go for the best among us.

jean-m girard
Fri, 05 Jun 2009

Hay una verdad accesible universalmente que puede transformarnos, flota en el aire, cualquiera la podria ver.,
pero estamos cegados, deslumbrados por el pensar , por el vivir para mi mismo!
por lo que "yo" puedo ser y hacer

There exist an accesible universal truth that can transform us,and it floats on air,
and everybody could see it.,
but we are blinded, by thouth, by the living for myself!
by the the posibility of "I" could be and make!

sergio silva
Sat, 06 Jun 2009

K was an ordinary human being, but he had laid the ground - with pure vegetarian diet, uncluttered thinking process, gentle inquiring nature. The questions he asked were extraordinary, and the discoveries that manifested from those questions are available to anyone who has laid the ground to find out for themselves - without compromise.

Patricia Hemingway
Sat, 06 Jun 2009

These are two independent questions. They look at two very different aspects. Clearly K's brain had insights regarding the whole nature of the human brain psychologically...that there is only one brain. It is the brain which had these insights about itself and not a single person, surely.

The second question is therefore meaningless. All psychological transformation is prevented by the self as an individual attempting to change. There is only one brain and therefore one self...the pattern of psychological time is the same movement although it may appear to manifest uniquely when in fact it does not.

Michael Berry
Sat, 06 Jun 2009

He was about doubt, inquiry, wonder and authenticity.

Pierre Hudon
Sat, 06 Jun 2009

Transformation is possible now and is happening.

Sun, 07 Jun 2009

He was exceptional because he insisted upon - even demanded - a universal transformation, devoting his whole life to making it accessible.

Stephen Smalley
Sun, 07 Jun 2009

I think it is both - it is both exceptional and universally accessible - because although the sea is there for everyone to swim in, most people still cling to driftwood. On a physical sea, clinging to driftwood is the right thing to do in the absence of land or lifeboat. The psychological sea is another thing altogether and requires a totally different approach. There is no template or blueprint for this approach, and perhaps that is the exceptional part.

Paul Dimmock (account deleted)
Sun, 07 Jun 2009

No, Yes.

Dappling Light (account deleted)
Mon, 08 Jun 2009

Must be universally accessible, otherwise he wouldn't waste his time talking so much.

Jaime Aramburo
Mon, 08 Jun 2009

He is exceptional. I cannot know if the "transformation" is accessible and if I know, it is not accessed.

daniel brady
Mon, 08 Jun 2009

He was exceptional without a doubt.


Jyothi Prakash Hegde
Mon, 08 Jun 2009

He was a master of masters paving the way for the rest of us to gain access to freedom from mind and its processes. Yet, there have been and we have around us enlightened individuals, very few but real anyway.

Victor Chavarria
Mon, 08 Jun 2009

I don't know. I do know that our life is a matter of how we function, every day.

joe neyer
Tue, 09 Jun 2009

He was exceptional inasmuch as he spoke about the unspeakable. The transformation is definitely accessible to all. Otherwise it is too tragic.

srinivasan varadarajan
Tue, 09 Jun 2009

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