Exploration Into Insight by J. Krishnamurti

By J. Krishnamurti

Discussions which increase crucial mental and non secular matters dealing with mankind. they need to support to explain many issues for these already accustomed to the author's rules. Others, studying him for the 1st time, will be struck via the readability of his insights and their difficult message.

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K: And you see that and discard it. Don't let us make a lot of fuss about it. As Balasundaram pointed out, the negative instantly becomes positive when I see. The false becomes the true instantly. The seeing is the rock; the hearing or listening is the rock. EXPLORATION INTO INSIGHT 'THE CENTRE AND DUALITY' K: What is duality? Does duality exist at all? A: Of course, it exists. K: I won't postulate. I know nothing of Vedanta, Advaita, scientific theories. We are starting anew, not knowing the assumption of others, which may be secondhand.

I have to leave this house, I have to earn a different kind of livelihood, I have to do a dozen things. All that is implied in the word `shock'. Now, I am asking whether that shock has left a mark or hurt, or not. If it has not left a single mark, a single hurt, a single scratch or a shadow of sorrow, then the mind comes out of it totally refreshed, totally new. But if it has been hurt, brutalized, then that is a factor of deterioration. Now, how does the mind consciously know that it is not hurt deeply, profoundly?

Neurologically, psychologically, inwardly, outwardly, the whole thing has changed. How does the mind come out of this? That is the question. Does it come out with hurt or does it come out totally purged of all hurt? Are the hurts superficial, or so profound that the conscious mind cannot possibly know them at a given moment and, therefore, they will keep on repeating, repeating? All that is wastage of energy. How does the mind find out whether it is deeply hurt? P: The superficial hurts one can dismiss, deal with, but the deep hurts...

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