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Can The Brain Be Quiet?

Author: Krishnamurti, Jiddu

Description: One of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century describes in beautiful, limpid terms a series of encounters around the world with a wide variety of spiritual seekers. Their questions and his answers explore the nature of the lived experience, the details of profound self-inquiry and how to live a fulfilled life. These 60 chapters, with titles like "Solitude Means Freedom", "All Seeking is from Emptiness and Fear", and "Life is an Extraordinarily Beautiful Movement", carry the essence of Krishnamurti's teaching style and profoundest wisdom. Each one reflects an encounter K had at different times during the sixties and seventies. It opens with a poetic account of the location where the encounter took place, plus occasionally a description of the seeker that K has met. The chapter then moves back and forth between the seeker and the teacher, giving the reader plenty to reflect upon. This is previously unpublished material. People will be captivated by the luminous prose and the piercing insight. The style is enigmatic and poetical but each chapter contains more than enough for the reader to consider, perhaps as a daily practice. They come across as fables, in the style of Paulo Coelho. The teaching of course is far more profound and challenging.

Publisher: Watkins

Paperback
ISBN: 9781786782755

Publish Date: 20/08/2019

Page Count: 224