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Don't Make a Problem of Anything

dont_make_a_problem_of_anythingIn these discussions, Krishnamurti goes deeply into the question of human problems, drawing, in the process, a most interesting distinction between the ‘professional’ and the ‘human being’. He asks whether we do not regard ourselves as professionals first and as human beings afterwards. 

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Educating the Educator

educating the educatorDuring the year 1948, Krishnamurti held as usual a series of public talks in India, but in Bombay and Poona his talks were interspersed with meetings with teachers and parents. These special sessions took the form of Krishnamurti answering questions on education put to him by the audience.

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Education and the Significance of Life

education and the significance of lifeKrishnamurti had a life-long interest in education, and this book is the earliest and most expository of his books on the subject. Focusing on the central vision that life 'has a wider and deeper significance' and that it is the concern of education to come upon it, he explores various other connected themes - authority versus freedom, discipline, intelligence, and the role of religion in education.

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Ending of Time, The

the_ending_of_timeThese discussions between a great religious teacher and a leading physicist ask the question: "Has humanity taken a wrong turn which has brought about endless division, conflict and destruction?" Krishnamurti suggests that the wrong turn lies in our inability to face what we actually are and our need to impose instead an illusory goal of what we must become.

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Explorations and Insights

explorations and insightsThis book consists of fourteen out of the several dialogues that Krishnamurti held in the 1970s with his close associates, scholars, religious seekers, and others interested in inquiring into existential issues. These dialogues are not questions or answers or even an exchange of viewpoints.

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Facing A World In Crisis

facing_a_world_in_crisisIf ever we are to understand ourselves, says Krishnamurti, we must look at the state of the world, with all its violence and conflict. To turn away from world events is for him not to be alive to what life has to teach us.

Facing a World in Crisis presents a selection of talks thatKrishnamurti gave on how to live and respond to troubling and uncertain times. His message of personal responsibility and the importance of connecting with the broader world is presented in a non-sectarian and non-political way. 

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