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What are you doing with your life? Can anyone show you the way, or must you be a light to yourself? Do we see the urgency of change?

One of the greatest spiritual teachers of all time, Krishnamurti challenges us to question all that we know and discover our true nature in the here and now. Krishnamurti deeply inspired many well known figures, such as Bruce Lee, Eckhart Tolle, Jack Nicholson, Van Morrison, Deepak Chopra, George Lucas, Aldous Huxley, and Jack Kornfield.

This official podcast by Krishnamurti Foundation Trust features conversations between Krishnamurti and luminaries from many paths, readings of a classic by actor Terence Stamp and much more.

Get in touch at podcast@kfoundation.org

Urgency of Change - The Krishnamurti Podcast Krishnamurti Foundation Trust

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What are you doing with your life? Can anyone show you the way, or must you be a light to yourself? Do we see the urgency of change?

One of the greatest spiritual teachers of all time, Krishnamurti challenges us to question all that we know and discover our true nature in the here and now. Krishnamurti deeply inspired many well known figures, such as Bruce Lee, Eckhart Tolle, Jack Nicholson, Van Morrison, Deepak Chopra, George Lucas, Aldous Huxley, and Jack Kornfield.

This official podcast by Krishnamurti Foundation Trust features conversations between Krishnamurti and luminaries from many paths, readings of a classic by actor Terence Stamp and much more.

Get in touch at podcast@kfoundation.org

    Krishnamurti on Nothingness

    Krishnamurti on Nothingness

    ‘It is only out of nothingness that creation takes place; out of that emptiness is that creation that is the summation of all energy.’

    This week’s episode on Nothingness has six sections.

    The first extract (2:50) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in London 1962, titled ‘Nothingness is not something mysterious’

    The second extract (7:18) is from the fourth talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘We are frightened to be nothing.’

    The third extract (23:30) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Saanen 1975 titled, ‘In nothingness is complete security.’

    The fourth extract (41:12) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1980, titled ‘Our culture says, Be something.’

    The fifth extract (54:55) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Madras 1973, titled ‘From nothingness comes the creative flowering of life.’

    The final extract in this episode (1:10:19) is from the fifth talk in Bombay 1962, titled ‘In nothingness is communion’.

    Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of extracts carefully chosen from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in Hampshire, UK. Brockwood is also home to Brockwood Park School, an international boarding school offering a personalised holistic education for around 70 students. It is deeply inspired by Krishnamurti’s teaching, which encourages academic excellence, self-understanding, creativity and integrity. Please visit brockwood.org.uk for more information.

    You can also find daily Krishnamurti quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts, which helps its visibility.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Krishnamurti on Struggle

    Krishnamurti on Struggle

    ‘There is a way of living without conflict and struggle. It doesn’t mean becoming lazy, the mind becoming stagnant or dull. This way of living without effort can only come about if we understand the whole process of contradiction.’

    This week’s episode on Struggle has four sections.

    The first extract (2:48) is from the 1974 film Problems of Living, titled ‘We are caught in the trap of endless struggle’.

    The second extract (8:44) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Bombay 1962, titled ‘Why do we struggle?’

    The third extract (33:44) is from the first question and answer meeting at Rajghat in 1981, titled ‘We struggle for everything’.

    The final extract in this episode (44:00) is from the fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1980, titled ‘Struggling to end all struggle’.

    Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our website at kfoundation.org, where you can find a growing collection of in-depth articles on Krishnamurti’s teachings, along with key topics and a wide selection of quotes. Our online store stocks all available Krishnamurti books and ships worldwide.

    You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review where you listen to podcasts. This helps its visibility.

    • 59 min
    Krishnamurti on Light

    Krishnamurti on Light

    ‘When you are a light to yourself you are a light to the world, because the world is you and you are the world.’

    This week’s episode on Light has five sections.

    The first extract (2:45) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Madras 1965, titled ‘Observation and light go together’.

    The second extract (20:54) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1981, titled ‘Can I be a light to myself?’

    The third extract (32:44) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1979, titled ‘A light not kindled at another’s lamp’.

    The fourth extract (51:17) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1976, titled ‘When you are a light to yourself, you are a light to the world’.

    The final extract in this episode (1:10:17) is from the fourth talk in Amsterdam 1968, titled ‘In the light of silence’.

    Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to the Krishnamurti Retreat Centre. Situated in the beautiful countryside of the South Downs National Park, the Krishnamurti Centre offers quiet retreats for those wishing to inquire into themselves, in light of Krishnamurti’s teachings. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information.

    You can also find daily Krishnamurti quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts, which helps its visibility.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Krishnamurti on Crisis

    Krishnamurti on Crisis

    ‘The crisis is not in economics, politics or religion. The crisis is in our consciousness.’

    This week’s episode on Crisis has four sections.

    The first extract (2:26) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Ojai 1985, titled ‘Where is the crisis?’

    The second extract (6:30) is from the fourth talk in Ojai 1981, titled ‘The crisis must be answered’.

    The third extract (28:15) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Ojai 1981, titled ‘To understand the crisis, we must be aware of thought’.

    The final extract in this episode (50:12) is from the fifth talk in Bombay 1964, titled ‘Facing a crisis inactively’.

    Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti, and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our official YouTube channels for hundreds of advert-free video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks and clips.

    You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts, which helps its visibility.

    • 58 min
    Krishnamurti on Understanding

    Krishnamurti on Understanding

    ‘In the state of understanding, there is no barrier between the fact and yourself. When you understand something, your whole attention is given to it.’

    This week’s episode on Understanding has six sections.

    The first extract (2:50) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Madras 1964, titled ‘In what sense are we using the word ‘understand’?’

    The second extract (8:24) is from the first talk in Saanen 1962, titled ‘Will mental exploration bring about understanding?’

    The third extract (16:06) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1985 titled, ‘Does asking for guidance prevent understanding?’

    The fourth extract (30:10) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Ojai 1981, titled ‘Understanding brings its own discipline.’

    The fifth extract (45:42) is from the third talk in Paris 1965, titled ‘Is understanding a matter of time?’

    The final extract in this episode (58:35) is from the fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1971, titled ‘Meditation can only begin with the total understanding of oneself’.

    Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of extracts carefully chosen from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in Hampshire, UK. Brockwood is also home to Brockwood Park School, an international boarding school offering a personalised holistic education for around 70 students. It is deeply inspired by Krishnamurti’s teaching, which encourages academic excellence, self-understanding, creativity and integrity. Please visit brockwood.org.uk for more information.

    You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts, which helps its visibility.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Krishnamurti on Identification

    Krishnamurti on Identification

    ‘When I identify myself with a group, idea, belief or conclusion, that identification is the very essence of being occupied with myself.’

    This week’s episode on Identification has four sections.

    The first extract (2:43) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘The movement of identification.’

    The second extract (20:50) is from the eighth talk in Ojai 1949, titled ‘Identification is the basis of illusion’.

    The third extract (35:30) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Saanen 1978, titled ‘Identification is occupation with oneself’.

    The final extract in this episode (55:58) is from the sixth talk in Saanen 1977, titled ‘To find out the truth of death, all identification must end.’

    Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focuses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics.

    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our website at kfoundation.org, where you can find a growing collection of in-depth articles on Krishnamurti’s teachings, along with key topics and a wide selection of quotes. Our online store stocks all available Krishnamurti books and ships worldwide.

    You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.

    If you enjoy this episode, please leave a review where you listen to podcasts. This helps its visibility.

    • 1 hr 20 min

Customer Reviews

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47 Ratings

leopla79 ,

Excelent

Krishnamurti helped me to understand fundamental issues of life. A great teacher of the last century. Thanks for sharing such an amazing content.

MrTruthUK ,

Very useful

I find much to think (or not think) about. Thank you.

TL21JK ,

Great podcast with extracts of K’s teaching

I really appreciate this podcast, thank you to the K Foundation for putting this material together. The extracts are well chosen and put together and offer a great opportunity to delve deeper into Krishnamurti’s teaching, together with the YouTube channel and the website of the foundation. Top quality - thank you for the good work.

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