Jiddu Krishnamurti texts. Choiceless Awareness. What can the average decent man do to put an end to our communal problem?. This choiceless awareness. The Book of Life, October 10, HarperSanFrancisco, Facebook icon Twitter icon. Great seers have always told us to acquire. “Hi Adam, I would like to know what you think on “choiceless awareness”, as has been suggested by Jiddu Krishnamurti, as the only option we.

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Choiceless Awareness

Hence, there would arise a duality — the subject and the object, the knower and the known. Choicelexs I put up with all the ugliness, “the stale desires, the putrid memories, the stinking atmosphere”, and I say it is part of the whole routine; I become a martyr to my belief, which I think will help you. Then one knows what it is to have that warmth, the richness in holding the hand of another. He thinks about it from morning to night, he is constantly occupied with it.

Foreword by Jan Chozen Bays. It is like a flower giving perfume: Mark on A humble attempt to define cho…. Sublimation is not freedom, suppression is not freedom, control is not freedom. Posted in Daily LifePractice.

Are you aware that you are fidgeting, scratching, yawning, pushing your hair back? Just watch him when he retires at the age of 50 or 60 – he declines very rapidly because his qwareness is taken away.


Cyoiceless shifting of attention between objects may happen quickly at first and then may settle on objects for longer periods as the mind relaxes and calms. As for you, you just observe it – which does not mean that you are revolted, that you want to avoid it, or that you hate the fact. Now, if you observe, what actually happens in your daily life? Because the mind is full, the heart is empty; and it is only the empty heart that knows sex. So, socially, religiously, in every way, you are caught and held.

Dharma Ocean 1st ed. Excerpts may be used provided that appropriate attribution and reference back to the original source are included. This may sound rather complex; but if you will carefully follow it, you will see that the mind is made dull, not by work, but by resistance to work, or by resistance to life. The Times of India. Is there one in particular that you would recommend for someone who is familiar awarenews Buddhism and vipassana but a stranger to her? Now, to understand anything, any human or scientific problem, what is important, what is essential?

One such book J. So, regeneration is only possible in the present, not in the future, not tomorrow.

A humble attempt to define choiceless awareness | on the precipice

If you want to understand a child, you must love and not condemn him. The teachings of Ramana Maharshi paperback 2nd ed. Sign up for my mailing list to get info about upcoming classes and retreats; I do them all over the country and in Asia and Europe too. So, when you no longer depend on time as a means of transforming what is because you see the falseness of that process, then you are confronted with what is; and as you are interested to understand what is, naturally you have a quiet mind.


In part 1 of this series, I defined the term meditation object and discussed why, and when, we might choose a single object for practicing meditation.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Immediately there is a quietness, is there not? So, there is no division between awsreness which may be routine, which may be uninteresting, and your pursuit of reality: Where there is authority there is compulsion, and you accept authority because you hope through religion to have security; and while the mind is seeking security, intellectually or religiously, there can be no creative understanding, chiceless can be no creative release.

This is quite a difficult problem in itself, which we will perhaps discuss later if we have time. I also always intend to find the time to write more blog posts, so keep checking back!

The Wikipedia entry is bare, and suggests that the term is most often associated with the Theravadan and, in particular, Thai Forest tradition.