By Jiddu Krishnamurti
This identify encompasses a sequence of eight lectures, given in Ojai, California in 1955, from one of many twentieth century's maximum philosophers and academics. Krishnamurti confronts the common greedy and stressed brain which lies on the root of all violence and ache. notwithstanding provided over fifty years in the past, the guidelines in those talks are clean, appropriate and supply a permanent message for at the present time as Krishnamurti discusses a global within which booming productiveness and medical development should still promise a contented destiny, yet don't.He issues additionally to the continued escalation of battle, festival, envy and territoriality regardless of profits in schooling, non secular ecumenism and the applied sciences of self-improvement. He asks his listeners to think about that each one obvious growth is just one other phantasm. of their brilliantly transparent essays, his concentration is singular, without glib solutions to everlasting questions. To learn this booklet is to enterprise into the unexplored assumptions that govern our lives. The workings of the brain are so easy and visible in J Krishnamurti's causes, but so tremendously demanding to confront. Like different vintage texts, corresponding to spiritual scriptures, the phrases ring real. the problems addressed contain: the character of violence; the matter of switch; the conditioning of the brain; tips on how to in attaining "peace"; the character of worship and religious perform; and the way to actually hear.
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51 G O R D O N WASSON - CHAPTER ONE Fig. 9. The Black Tezcatlipoca, in aspect of Huitzilopochtli. Note that he is Uniped, 'Hurakan'. Both pictures are from Codex Fejirvdry-Mayer, Liverpool Museum. PERSEPHONE'S QUEST until only yesterday, and there may still be use there among the Ojibway and Chippewa. In Nayarit and in the region of Guadalajara, Peter T. Furst has photographed terra cotta nlushrooms that date from ca AD 100 and that suggest Soma. This Maya discovery of Bernard Lowy's quickens the significance of those artifacts.
Unlike most of the Hymns, it gives us a domestic scene, where we see (as I let m y fancy free) a young lady, Ap313, going for water to the spring and returning home, one arm balancing the water vessel on her head, two or three Soma plants in her right hand held by the stipes [Sanskrit: a*], full of joy as she planned her cakes, gruel, and grain for her most distinguished guest. Bogoraz and Jochelson knew each other and I am uncertain whether this is indepen- dent testimony or whether it merely repeats Jochelson.
Soon after our return to New York, I left for Europe on a business trip, and late in the morning of Monday, 3 October, I arrived at the Hotel d u Rhone in Geneva. There a cablegram from home awaited m e with sensational news: Peter had just made known his settled determination to enlist in the regular army for a three year term. ] Fig. 13. N. N. Dikov, copying petroglyphs and view of mushroom carvings. ] G O R D O N W A S S O N . CHAPTER O N E the world, perhaps to the States, the mushroom will bring news of him.