Tag Archives: Experience

Failed Awakening- what have we missed? #3 (Difference and the Spirit of Zenshin)


”Difference” is really a missing link that mustn’t be underestimated, because it opens for us the door to a forgotten world, a dimension where reality is perceived as it is. To paraphrase Gurdjieff’s words, it gives the possibility for  a … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti’s The Art of Listening#2: 1st Public Talk. Stresa, Italy; 2nd July, 1933


Friends, in my talks I am not going to weave an intellectual theory. I am going to speak of my own experience which is not born of intellectual ideas, but which is real. Please do not think of me as … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti’s The Art of Listening: 1st Public Talk. Alpino, Italy; 1st July, 1933


Friends, I should like you to make a living discovery, not a discovery induced by the description of others. If someone, for instance, had told you about the scenery here, you would come with your minds prepared by that description, … Continue reading

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An In- Depth Look at the Emotional Center #2


So, let’s summarize what was said in the previous post: The emotional center doesn’t envisage a negative/positive polarity.  It is structured to function through positive emotions. But, let’s make an in- depth explanation on what positive emotions are: they are … Continue reading

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Check out Your Limits- An exercise in “Intentional Efforts”


If a life path dedicated to the self development is intended to overcome our limits,the inner and outer impositions who bring us stuck and unable to do what we really wish to do, it seems obvious that, to achieve the … Continue reading

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Being and the Theory of Reincarnation


Knowing ourselves doesn’t mean recognizing what makes us different from others, such as enjoyments, desires, ambitions, and personal abilities.  It means understanding the functions and structure of the human machine with the aim of obtaining perfect control of ourselves and … Continue reading

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Super Efforts and Self Development


The concept of effort is misinterpreted in the modern society, but is also important to understand if we want to success in the development of our hidden possibilities.  Even if many persons claim that they make incredible sacrifices in their … Continue reading

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Becoming some other (an Exercise)


Even if this practice seems foregone, it is very useful to understand how to see the things from an other point of view. Also, it is useful to achieve better and compassionate “connection” the other persons. Try it! Think of … Continue reading

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Noticing our Self-Punishing Thoughts


A good and simple practice to acknowledge the moments when self punishing thoughts arise in our mind Spend a day practicing awareness of your tendency to engage in self critical, negative thinking. Label each instance you notice and number them … Continue reading

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Acknowledge Your Many Roles


Get out pen and paper. Sit quietly for a few minutes, breathing gently. Start to think of the many roles and aspects of your life. List all the roles that you play. Of course, you may think first of your … Continue reading

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