7 Empowering Jiddu Krishnamurti Lessons to Live By

Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1986) was a game-changing Indian philosopher. He was both an iconoclast and a humanist, focusing his considerable powers on psychological revolution, the nature of the mind, meditation, deep inquiry, human relationships, and bringing about radical change in society. In his own words: “I am concerning myself with only one essential thing: to set […]

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  1. “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.”
  2. “The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.”
  3. “The more you know yourself, the more clarity there is. Self-knowledge has no end – you don’t come to an achievement; you don’t come to a conclusion. It is an endless river.”
  4. “Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.”
  5. “If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation.”
  6. “Die to everything of yesterday so that your mind is always fresh, always young, innocent, full of vigor and passion.”
  7. “Freedom and love go together. Love is not a reaction. If I love you because you love me, that is mere trade, a thing to be bought in the market; it is not love. To love is not to ask anything in return, not even to feel that you are giving something – and it is only such love that can know freedom.”

not just about self_empowerment, but could include self-help, therapy, psychology, philosophy, community efforts and so on.