A timeless spring: Krishnamurti at Rajghat by KRISHNAMURTI



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In America, and maybe in Russia, boys of six and seven are being taught higher mathematics and science, because there is so much to learn. You have to learn more every year in order to keep up with the new changes, the new techniques, and information. I was talking to a friend in Europe—a medical doctor. He has a first-class reputation. But he has to work much harder than any of you, because he has to keep up with the new techniques of surgery, new medicines, and so on. He has no time; he is worn-out, exhausted.

By reading a book, the Upanishads, or what some commentator has said about the Upanishads? How do you find out? Obviously not through some pundit, some sannyasi, some priest or even through your grandmother, because they all have set patterns, set ideas, of what religion should be. They go three times a day, or once in a blue moon, to the temple and put some flowers on some little image—that is not religion, is it? Nor is it religion when you repeat the Upanishads endlessly, quote from it or from the Gita or the Vedas, or this or that.

How am I to listen properly? K: First of all, do you ever really listen to anything? When I say, ‘Nationalism is poison’, how do you listen to it? Do you listen with your prejudices? To feel nationalistic is so thrilling, and you also consider it extremely important. Therefore, when I say that it is poison, you do not listen at all. When you resist 29 something which another is saying, you will not be listening. When somebody asks, ‘Why are you a Hindu? Why do you profess non-violence? ’, and you resist instinctively, it means that you are not really listening.

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