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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 and philosophers of all time, J. Krishnamurti challenges us to question all that we know and discover our true nature in the here and now.

This official podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust now has over 150 weekly episodes. Episodes 1-50 feature conversations between Krishnamurti and luminaries from many paths, along with readings of the classic book Commentaries on Living by actor Terence Stamp. Episode 51 onwards features carefully chosen extracts based on a theme explored by Krishnamurti. The extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent his different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes.

Please consider leaving a rating or review on Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

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 and philosophers of all time, J. Krishnamurti challenges us to question all that we know and discover our true nature in the here and now.

This official podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust now has over 150 weekly episodes. Episodes 1-50 feature conversations between Krishnamurti and luminaries from many paths, along with readings of the classic book Commentaries on Living by actor Terence Stamp. Episode 51 onwards features carefully chosen extracts based on a theme explored by Krishnamurti. The extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent his different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes.

Please consider leaving a rating or review on Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.

Get in touch at podcast@kfoundation.org

    Krishnamurti on Space

    Krishnamurti on Space

    ‘Space implies a movement, an energy which is boundless like the heavens. In the heavens there is complete order. Where there is vast space there is order. When there is no space, there is disorder.’
    This week’s episode on Space has six sections.
    The first extract (2:40) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Madras 1976, and is titled: We Must Have Space.
    The second extract (11:08) is from the fourth talk at Rajghat in 1964, and is titled: Space Without an Object Is Freedom.
    The third extract (26:01) is from Krishnamurti’s ninth talk in London 1961, and is titled: Time and Space.
    The fourth extract (32:22) is from the sixth talk in Saanen 1983, and is titled: Space to Listen.
    The fifth extract (40:22) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Ojai 1973, and is titled: Space in Art.
    The final extract (47:56) in this episode is from the fourth talk in Ojai 1973, and is titled: Space and Order.
    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.
    Upcoming themes are Memory, Care and Not-knowing.
    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our website at kfoundation.org, where you can find a broad collection of articles and quotes, an introduction and biography, along with a comprehensive index of topics for easy access to texts and recordings. Our online store stocks all available Krishnamurti books and ships worldwide.
    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.
    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app. This helps our visibility.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Krishnamurti on Choice

    Krishnamurti on Choice

    ‘A mind that is not clear, a mind that is confused, will inevitably choose. But for a mind that sees very clearly, there is no choice at all.’ This week’s episode on Choice has three sections.
    The first extract (2:40) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in New Delhi 1972, and is titled: Choice Implies Duality and Confusion.
    The second extract (30:52) is from the third talk in Saanen 1965, and is titled: Choice and the Will to Change.
    The final extract in this episode (1:00:52)) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1976, and is titled: Awareness Without Choice.
    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.
    This week’s theme is Choice. Upcoming themes are Space, Memory and Care.
    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to The Krishnamurti Centre. The Centre offers a variety of group retreats from February to December, including for young adults. The atmosphere is one of openness and friendliness, with a sense of freedom to inquire with others and alone. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information.
    You can also find our regular Krishnamurti quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.
    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app. This helps our visibility.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Krishnamurti on Matter

    Krishnamurti on Matter

    'Thought is matter. You may not accept it but go into it, examine it. Is there something beyond matter? How will you find out?’
    This week’s episode on Matter has four sections.
    The first extract (2:27) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Saanen 1974, and is titled: Is All Existence Matter?
    The second extract (29:41) is from the first question and answer meeting at Rajghat in 1981, and is titled: Is Thought a Material Process?
    The third extract (33:09) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Ojai 1980, and is titled: Can the Mind Investigate Something Beyond Matter?
    The final extract in this episode (51:37) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Ojai 1979, and is titled: Thought as Matter Comes to an End.
    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected clips from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.
    Upcoming themes are Choice, Space and Memory.
    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit the official YouTube channel for hundreds of full-length video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks and discussions. In addition, the Foundation’s own channel features a large collection of specially selected clips.
    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.
    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app, which helps our visibility.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Krishnamurti on Depression and Anxiety

    Krishnamurti on Depression and Anxiety

    ‘I have anxiety and I have projected a state of not being anxious. To arrive at that state, I think I need time. But I never ask: Can this anxiety be changed immediately?’
    This week’s episode on Depression & Anxiety has five sections.
    The first extract (2:42) is from Krishnamurti’s first talk in Paris 1966, and is titled: We Separate Ourselves From Anxiety.
    The second extract (16:32) is from the first question and answer meeting in Saanen 1983, and is titled: Love, Loneliness, Depression and Anxiety.
    The third extract (30:12) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk at Brockwood Park in 1984, and is titled: Everyone in the World Goes Through Depression and Anxiety.
    The fourth extract (44:34) is from the second talk in Saanen 1980, and is titled: Can Anxiety Be Analysed?
    The final extract in this episode (56:06) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1980, and is titled: The End of Anxiety.
    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected clips from Krishnamurti’s talks. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.
    Upcoming themes are Choice, Matter and Space.
    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 retreats individually and in groups. The focus is on inquiry in light of Krishnamurti’s teachings. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information.
    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.
    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app, which helps our visibility.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Krishnamurti on Chattering

    Krishnamurti on Chattering

    'Your mind is chattering and your mind is you. When you see the actual truth that you and the chattering are one, all your effort to change it comes to an end. Then what takes place?’
    This week’s episode on Chattering has five sections.
    The first extract (2:41) is from the fourth question and answer meeting in Ojai 1980, and is titled: Why Does the Mind Chatter?
    The second extract (8:47) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Ojai 1978, and is titled: Chattering Takes Up Space.
    The third extract (15:53) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1983, and is titled: Ending the Habit of Chattering.
    The fourth extract (31:02) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1979, and is titled: You and the Chattering Mind Are One.
    The final extract in this episode (46:36) is from the sixth talk in Ojai 1976, and is titled: The Non-Chattering, Silent Mind.
    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully selected extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.
    Upcoming themes are Depression & Anxiety, Choice and Matter.
    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to The Krishnamurti Centre. The Centre offers a variety of group retreats from February to December, including for young adults. The atmosphere is one of openness and friendliness, with a sense of freedom to inquire with others and alone. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information.
    You can also find our regular quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.
    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app. This helps our visibility.

    • 1 hr
    Krishnamurti on Continuity

    Krishnamurti on Continuity

    ‘The desire for continuity is the way of time, and time breeds fear; and thought as time dreads death.’
    This week’s episode on Continuity has five sections.
    The first extract (2:42) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Madras 1979, and is titled: We Seek Safety in Continuity.
    The second extract (19:02) is from the sixth talk in Bombay 1962, and is titled: Thinking Establishes Continuity.
    The third extract (31:44) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Ojai 1985, and is titled: Is There a Continuity at All?
    The fourth extract (48:51) is from the fifth talk in Madras 1976, and is titled: The Ending of Continuity.
    The final extract in this episode (1:03:09) is from Krishnamurti’s tenth talk in Saanen 1964, and is titled: Continuity and the Eternal.
    Each episode of the Krishnamurti podcast features carefully chosen extracts from the archives. The aim is to represent different aspects of Krishnamurti’s radical approach to many of the issues and questions we all face in our lives.
    Upcoming themes are Chattering, Space and Depression and Anxiety.
    This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in Hampshire, UK. Brockwood is also home to Brockwood Park School, a unique international boarding school offering a personalised holistic education. 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 regular Krishnamurti quotes and videos on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust.
    If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review or rating on your podcast app. This helps our visibility.

    • 1 hr 20 min

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