11 Apr A revised and expanded edition of U.G. Krishnamurti’s The Courage to Stand Alone. Transcribed and edited from the famous “Give Up” tapes. COURAGE TO STAND ALONE: Conversations with the Man Called U.G.. Transcribed and edited by: Ellen Chrystal from the original audio tapes produced by. 24 Aug The Courage to Stand Alone. Conversations with U.G. Krishnamurti. Amsterdam, September Transcribed and Edited by. Ellen Chrystal.

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Your goal is understanding. It is the object that creates the subject. The judge either accepts your argument or the other fellow’s, and he gives a decision either in favor of your client or in favor of the other client.

That is what I understand. Anyone who has been involved in courags religious cult, and then left, will understand.

Courage to Stand Alone

It’s an automatic thing. That is a thought-induced state of thoughtlessness, a space between two thoughts.

It is your thinking that makes you feel that you are alive, that you are krixhnamurti. Either you flip or fly. You cannot separate yourself from the thought and say “these are my thoughts. The reason why I am emphasizing the physical aspect is not with the idea of selling something, but to emphasize and express what you call enlightenment, liberation, moksha, mutation, transformation, in pure and simple physical and physiological terms.

You can brush aside my description and say it is nonsense — that’s your privilege. There is no such thing as a seat, located in any particular individual. It’s not that I am frightening you, I am just pointing out that it is not just a lighthearted game to play. Do all the meditations, do everything you want, you will have lots of them. That itself uv an illusion. He stated that human beings inhabit this thought realm or thought sphere and that the human brain acts like an antenna, picking and choosing thoughts according to its needs.


You are assuming that you are hungering for spiritual attainments and you are reaching out for your goals. At the same time, it is foolish and perverse not to feed the body, hoping that you will attain some spiritual goals.

This book also seeks to show that no one in the history of the world has had the courage to blast authority the way he has, and yet no one has stared at one’s Nov 06, Sunny Kumar rated it it was amazing. Thank God the physical body has certain things to protect itself when the physical dehydration takes place. Review “No one in the history of the world has had the courage to blast authority the way he has and yet no one has stared at one’s couraage insignificance as boldly in the eye.

The Courage to Stand Alone 4. I wrote to the publisher, inquiring about U. You don’t have to do a thing. I could just be thee, whatever that was. But unfortunately it is there all the time.

Be the first to ask a question fo The Courage to Stand Alone. You forget that everything that you are doing, any movement that is there, any want that is there, for whatever reason, is effort.

We have to accept the reality as it is imposed on us by the society because it is very essential for us to function in this world intelligently and sanely. I did the recording with great enthusiasm and delight. It is the hope that keeps you going, but, actually and factually, you are not getting anywhere. That is the situation. It is interested in the status quo.

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The Courage to Stand Alone

The physical body is functioning from moment to moment because that is the way the sensory perceptions are. Anything that you do krisbnamurti stop the effort, is itself an effort. It’s all right to play games, it’s interesting, but there is no such thing as “the beyond,” no such thing as “the unknown.

As soon as I feel something coming up like that, I am scared to death. That’s why we have so many philosophers and so many philosophies in this world. It falls back and lives on them, and when they are finished, it goes. But I was really afraid of dying, and also of not being able to breathe any more. You have slone really pushed yourself into that corner. Oct 21, Timothy rated it it was amazing. Even assuming for a moment that this movement which is demanding to know the unknown is not there, what is there you will never know.

So we have to accept the reality as it is imposed on us by the culture, by society or whatever you want to call it, and at the same time understand that there is nothing that we can do to experience the reality of anything. It is the other way around. They do everything but treat him as a guru.