As the first collection of his talks to students and teachers, Life Ahead clearly illustrates Krishnamurti’s views on education. In the introduction, he writes, “It seems. Life Ahead. Part 1. Life Ahead Part One Chapter 7. You know I have been talking about fear; and it is very important for us to be conscious and aware of fear. Life Ahead presents lessons that move far beyond the traditional forms of education Krishnamurti exposes the roots of fear and eradicates deeply entrenched.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To prepare the world for this coming, krishnajurti world-wide organization called the Order of the Star in the East was formed and Krishnamurti was made its head.

Life Ahead

Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. I just wish that schools would actually confront the fears they face and consider this challenge seriously so that examinations, which require memorisation, could be abolished and research, inquiry, and projects, which demand understanding, could be put in their stead.

Freedom, Love, and Action. Sandeep Kumar rated it it was amazing Mar 10, In short, accessible chapters, Krishnamurti explores the danger of competition, the value of solitude, the need to understand both the conscious and the unconscious mind, and the critical difference between concentration and attention, and between knowledge and learning.

Pe mine m-a obosit prin repetari, prin felul in care raspunde la intrebari ii spune persoanei ca de ce il intreba asta, ca nu a fost atent etc. How can you see the ultimate as long as there are many barriers between you and that?

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Oct 30, Patrick Nolan rated it it was amazing. The world is beautiful, the earth is bountiful; but we are the spoilers of it. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. On Learning and the Search for Meaning. Item s unavailable for purchase. He runs away from it, and ambition becomes the means through which he can escape.


The ambitious man is the most frightened of men, because he is afraid to be what he is. Johnny rated it liked it Nov 21, A free human being can never feel that he belongs to any particular country, class, or type of thinking. Where Can Peace Be Found? So either he goes after what he calls God, which is just another form of ambition, or he tries to become somebody in the world.

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Understanding the Significance of Words. Have you not noticed how even the older people never sit quietly, how they fidget, how they krishhamurti their toes and move their hands? Open Preview See a Problem? Jan 25, Paul rated it really liked it Shelves: On the contrary, he maintained that these are the factors that divide human beings and bring about conflict and war, and that we are all human beings first.

But if as a boy I am interested in being an engineer because I want to build beautiful structures, marvellous irrigation systems, splendid roads, it means Aheead love engineering; and that is not ambition.

Life Ahead: On Learning and the Search for Meaning by Jiddu Krishnamurti

And there is anger, noise, sorrow – all that is in the air. What does it mean?


Whatever it is, if you really love to do it, you are not ambitious; because in love there is no ambition. Here is this boy asking if God is everywhere. As I have said, fear for outward and inward security twists the mind and distorts our thinking. To Discover the Truth of Things. Want to wake up to how you can be smarter? Read the digital version because my local library did not have a copy.

You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Most of us want something permanent to which we can cling, do we not. Life is sorrow, death, love, hate, cruelty, disease, starvation, and you have to begin to consider all these things. William Theodore de Bary. If I am really interested in painting, if I love to paint, then I do not compete to be the best or the most famous painter.

From then until his death, he traveled the world speaking to large audiences and to individuals about the need for a radical change in mankind. Other editions – View all Life Ahead: Journey from Success to Significance. Lief, get it for Kobo Super Points! Who will show you? You know what the mind is.

Kfishnamurti realize more of how your life is controlled by the culture you live in? Can you discover that by reading? On Learning and the Search for Meaning Clarendon paperbacks. Selected pages Title Page.