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Urgency of Change - The Krishnamurti Podcast

Krishnamurti Foundation Trust

What are you doing with your life? Can anyone show you the way, or must you be a light to yourself? Do we see the urgency of change? One of the greatest spiritual teachers and philosophers of all time, J. Krishnamurti challenges us to question all that we know and discover our true nature in the here and now. This official podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust is now in its third season of weekly episodes. Season 1 (Episodes 1-50) features conversations between Krishnamurti and luminaries from many paths, along with readings of the classic book Commentaries on Living by actor Terence Stamp. Episode 51 onwards features carefully chosen extracts based on a theme explored by Krishnamurti. The extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent his different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes. Krishnamurti deeply inspired many well known figures, such as Bruce Lee, Eckhart Tolle, Jack Nicholson, Van Morrison, Deepak Chopra, George Lucas, Aldous Huxley and Jack Kornfield. Get in touch at podcast@kfoundation.org. Please consider leaving a review, which helps the visibility of the podcast.
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Krishnamurti on Order
Today
1 hr 13 mins
Krishnamurti on Order
‘How is your mind to have complete, total order in action, in thought, in every movement, psychologically as well as physiologically?’ This week’s episode on Order has five sections. The first extract (2:51) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk at Brockwood Park in 1978, titled ‘How is one to have complete order in oneself?’ The second extract (17:48) is from the second talk in Saanen 1971, titled ‘Can control bring order?’ The third extract (33:23) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Bombay 1984, titled ‘The art of living in order.’ The fourth extract (45:13) is from the third talk at Rajghat in 1981, titled ‘Putting your house in order’. The final extract (59:20) in this episode is from a direct recording by Krishnamurti in 1983, titled ‘Order is the very essence of the universe.’ This is an exclusive to the podcast, not heard before outside of the archives. Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of extracts carefully chosen from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focusses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics. This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in Hampshire, UK. Brockwood is also home to Brockwood Park School, an international boarding school offering a personalised holistic education for around 70 students. It is deeply inspired by Krishnamurti’s teaching, which encourages academic excellence, self-understanding, creativity and integrity. Please visit brockwood.org.uk for more information. You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes or Apple Podcasts, which helps its visibility.
Today
1 hr 13 mins
Krishnamurti on the Mind
‘A religious mind never thinks in terms of growth and evolution. It is always jumping out of time.’ This week’s episode on The Mind has five sections. The first extract (2:36) is from the tenth talk in London 1961, titled ‘The shallow mind’. The second extract (16:26) is from the fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1980, titled ‘Why is the mind caught in time?’ The third extract (38:28) is from Krishnamurti’s eighth talk in Madras 1961, titled ‘The scientific mind and the religious mind’. The fourth extract (1:02:12) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in Saanen 1971, titled ‘A mind in harmony’. The final extract (1:15:00) this in this episode is from the fourth talk in Madras 1974, titled ‘A mind with enormous space’. Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the archives of philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focusses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics. This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our website at kfoundation.org, where you can find a growing collection of in-depth articles on Krishnamurti’s teachings, along with key topics and a wide selection of quotes. Our online store stocks all available Krishnamurti books and ships worldwide. You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts or iTunes, which helps its visibility.
1w ago
1 hr 23 mins
Krishnamurti on ValuesKrishnamurti on Pleasure
29-12-2021
1 hr 6 mins
Krishnamurti on Dependence
‘Seeing the whole structure and nature of dependence and how it makes the mind stupid, dull, and inactive, seeing of the totality of it, frees the mind.’ This week’s episode on Dependence has five sections. The first extract (2:46) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Saanen 1967, titled ‘We all depend on something.’ The second extract (27:40) is from the second question and answer meeting in Saanen 1980, titled ‘Dependence in relationship.’ The third extract (44:58) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1985, titled ‘Where do we draw the line of dependency?’ The fourth extract (53:56) is from the second question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1980, titled ‘Depending on others to understand.’ The final extract (59:59) in this episode is from the second question and answer meeting in Madras 1985, titled ‘Independence is necessary.’ Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of extracts carefully chosen from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focusses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics. This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in Hampshire, UK. Brockwood is also home to Brockwood Park School, an international boarding school offering a personalised holistic education for around 70 students. It is deeply inspired by Krishnamurti’s teaching, which encourages academic excellence, self-understanding, creativity and integrity. Please visit brockwood.org.uk for more information. You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes or Apple Podcasts, which helps its visibility.
22-12-2021
1 hr 3 mins
Krishnamurti on Mutation
'There must be a revolutionary change, a complete mutation at the very root of our being, otherwise our problems, both economic and social, will inevitably increase.' This week’s episode on Mutation has five sections. The first extract (2:40) is from the fourth talk in Saanen 1964, titled ‘There must be a mutation and it must take place now’. The second extract (28:59) is from Krishnamurti’s fifth talk in Saanen 1983, titled ‘What is going to happen to the human brain?’ The third extract (50:14) is from the third talk in New Delhi 1966, titled ‘How do we bring about a mutation?’ The fourth extract (55:25) is from the second question and answer meeting in Saanen 1983, titled ‘With perception there is a mutation’. The final extract in this episode (1:05:29) is from Krishnamurti’s tenth talk in Saanen 1963, titled ‘Out of mutation there is action’. Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the archives of philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focusses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics. This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our website at kfoundation.org, where you can find a growing collection of in-depth articles on Krishnamurti’s teachings, along with key topics and a wide selection of quotes. Our online store stocks all available Krishnamurti books and ships worldwide. You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts or iTunes, which helps its visibility.
15-12-2021
1 hr 12 mins
Krishnamurti on Energy
'The most creative energy has no identification; it comes with freedom, and that energy is creation.' This week’s episode on Energy has six sections. The first extract (2:35) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Madras 1986, titled ‘What is energy?’ The second extract (16:19) is from the second question and answer meeting in Ojai 1983, titled ‘How do we waste energy?’ The third extract (26:46) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1974, titled ‘An energy that resolves our problems’. The fourth extract (38:39) is from the seventh talk in Saanen 1975, titled ‘Is there an energy that brings unity?’ The fifth extract (56:07) is from Krishnamurti’s eighth talk in New Delhi 1962, titled ‘An incorruptible energy’. The final extract in this episode (1:06:59) is from a direct recording by Krishnamurti in 1984, titled ‘Silence builds up great energy’. This is an exclusive to this podcast, having not been previously released. Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focusses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics. This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in the UK, which is also home to the Krishnamurti Retreat Centre. Situated in the beautiful countryside of the South Downs National Park, the Krishnamurti Centre offers quiet retreats for those wishing to inquire into themselves, in light of Krishnamurti’s teachings. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information. You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes or Apple Podcasts, which helps its visibility.
08-12-2021
1 hr 11 mins
Krishnamurti on Dialogue
'If a question is left in the air, it is like a rose bud that gradually unfolds to show its nature and depth; it has its own vitality, energy and drive. That is a dialogue, not just accepting or rejecting what the other is saying.' This week’s episode on Dialogue has five sections. The first extract (2:34) is from the first discussion in Saanen 1976, titled ‘What does a dialogue imply?’ The second extract (6:15) is from the third discussion in Saanen 1979, titled ‘Good relationship in dialogue’. The third extract (9:18) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Bombay 1978, titled ‘Don’t get caught in words’. The fourth extract (15:34) is from the fourth talk in Bombay 1984, titled ‘In dialogue you and I disappear and only the question remains’. The final extract in this episode (21:18) is from the first discussion at Brockwood Park in 1977, titled ‘A dialogue with oneself’. Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focusses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics. This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our official YouTube channels for hundreds of advert-free video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks and clips. You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes or Apple Podcasts, which helps our visibility.
01-12-2021
58 mins
Krishnamurti on SorrowKrishnamurti on The Arts of Looking, Listening and Learning
‘The real meaning of the word 'art' is to put everything in its right place, so that the mind is liberated.’ This week’s episode on The Arts of Looking, Listening and Learning has five sections. The first extract (2:46) is from the fourth talk in Ojai 1977, titled ‘In the art of listening there is freedom’. The second extract (11:07) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Madras 1978, titled ‘There is a great miracle in listening’. The third extract (17:19) is from the second talk in Colombo 1980, titled ‘Listening to the story of mankind’. The fourth extract (38:02) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Bombay 1978, titled ‘The art of seeing.’ The final extract in this episode (49:50) is from the tenth talk in Saanen 1966, titled ‘The meaning of existence can only be discovered in seeing and listening. Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focusses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics. This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our website at kfoundation.org, where you can find a growing collection of in-depth articles on Krishnamurti’s teachings, along with key topics and a wide selection of quotes. Our online store stocks all available Krishnamurti books and ships worldwide. You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts or iTunes, which helps its visibility.
17-11-2021
1 hr 18 mins
Krishnamurti on ExperienceKrishnamurti on HateKrishnamurti on Suppression
“If I don't escape, control, suppress or try to rationalise, my energy is concentrated. So I have enormous energy to deal with facts.” This week’s episode on Suppression has four sections. The first extract (2:48) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Calcutta 1982, titled ‘Should we suppress desire?’ The second extract (22:30) is from the second discussion in Saanen 1972, titled ‘What happens if I don’t suppress anger?’ The third extract (33:11) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in New Delhi 1983, titled ‘We are conditioned to suppress fear’. The final extract (45:57) in this episode is from the seventh talk in New Delhi 1963, titled ‘Religions encourage suppression’. Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of extracts carefully chosen from the archives of philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focusses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics. This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park in Hampshire, UK. Brockwood is also home to Brockwood Park School, an international boarding school offering a personalised holistic education for around 70 students. It is deeply inspired by Krishnamurti’s teaching, which encourages academic excellence, self-understanding, creativity and integrity. Please visit brockwood.org.uk for more information. You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. If you enjoy this podcast, please leave a review on iTunes or Apple Podcasts, which helps its visibility.
27-10-2021
1 hr
Krishnamurti on Greed
‘If I allow time to be free from greed, I am still greedy. But to understand greed, the cause of greed, is the ending of greed.’ This week’s episode on Greed has six sections. The first extract (2:36) is from the first question and answer meeting in Bombay 1985, titled ‘We are educated to have more, more, more’. The second extract (7:20) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Madras 1982, titled ‘Trying to become non-greedy is still greed’. The third extract (17:51) is from the fourth discussion in Saanen 1976, titled ‘Observing the whole movement of greed’. The fourth extract (26:45) is from Krishnamurti’s second talk in Bombay 1981, titled ‘How do I observe greed?’ The fifth extract (38:10) is from the fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1971, titled ‘Awareness of greed without the observer’. The final extract (44:48) in this episode is from Krishnamurti’s first talk at Stanford 1969, titled ‘When the mind is not greedy, nothing can make it greedy’. Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the archives of philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focusses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics. This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our website at kfoundation.org, where you can find a growing collection of in-depth articles on Krishnamurti’s teachings, along with key topics and a wide selection of quotes. Our online store stocks all available Krishnamurti books and ships worldwide. You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. If you enjoy this podcast, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts or iTunes, which helps its visibility.
20-10-2021
47 mins
Krishnamurti on Comparison
'Is it possible to live without comparison of any kind, never translating yourself in terms of comparison with another or with an idea or hero?' This week’s episode on Comparison has six sections. The first extract (2:34) is from Krishnamurti’s sixth talk in Saanen 1970, titled ‘We are conditioned to compare’. The second extract (8:27) is from the fourth talk in Bombay 1983, titled ‘We are always comparing’. The third extract (12:42) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in Bombay 1967, titled ‘Can you live without comparison?’ The fourth extract (24:44) is from the second talk in Rajghat 1974, titled ‘What happens when there is no comparison?’ The fifth extract (34:28) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Ojai 1982, titled ‘Where there is comparison there must be fear’. The final extract in this episode (46:35) is from the first question and answer meeting in Saanen 1985, titled ‘Why do gurus compare themselves to Krishnamurti?’ Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the archives of philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focusses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics. This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, based at Brockwood Park. Brockwood is also home to the Krishnamurti Retreat Centre. Situated in the beautiful countryside of England’s South Downs National Park, the Krishnamurti Centre offers quiet retreats for those wishing to inquire into themselves, in light of Krishnamurti’s teachings. Please visit krishnamurticentre.org.uk for more information. You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts, which helps its visibility.
13-10-2021
58 mins
Krishnamurti on Revolution
'A radical revolution is necessary, a revolution that is not merely economic or social, but at much greater depth, at the very root of consciousness.' This week’s episode on Revolution has five sections. The first extract (2:28) is from Krishnamurti’s talk in Rishi Valley 1967, titled ‘Revolt is one thing, revolution another’. The second extract (32:57) is from the second talk in Bombay 1967, titled ‘A radical revolution is necessary’. The third extract (44:47) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in London 1962, titled ‘A deep psychological revolution’. The fourth extract (52:39) is from the sixth talk in Paris 1961, titled ‘Revolution from complete emptiness.’ The final extract in this episode (1:07:19) is from Krishnamurti’s seventh talk in New Delhi 1963, titled ‘A religious revolution’. Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the archives of philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focusses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics. This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our official YouTube channels for hundreds of advert-free video and audio recordings of Krishnamurti’s talks and clips. You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts, which helps its visibility.
06-10-2021
1 hr 14 mins
Krishnamurti on UncertaintyKrishnamurti on Yoga
'If you are doing yoga there must be no effort at all, no forcing the body. If you force the body it is not yoga.' This week’s episode on Yoga has six sections. The first extract (2:30) is from the fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1972, titled ‘The origins of yoga’. The second extract (5:36) is from the fourth talk in Amsterdam 1971, titled ‘Which is more important, a healthy body or a healthy mind?’ The third extract (12:23) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth discussion at Brockwood Park School in 1970, titled ‘Yoga without effort or control’. The fourth extract (24:45) is from the first question and answer meeting at Brockwood Park in 1979, titled ‘Can yoga awaken deeper energy, called kundalini?’ The fifth extract (35:25) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Ojai 1985, titled ‘The highest form of yoga’. The final extract in this episode (42:28) is from the sixth talk in Ojai 1980, titled ‘There is only one yoga’. Season three of the Krishnamurti podcast continues with the format of carefully chosen extracts from the archives of philosopher’s talks. Each weekly episode focusses on a theme explored by Krishnamurti and the aim is to represent his different approaches to these universal topics. This is a podcast from Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. Please visit our website at kfoundation.org, where you can find a growing collection of in-depth articles on Krishnamurti’s teachings, along with key topics and a wide selection of quotes. Our online store stocks all available Krishnamurti books and ships worldwide. You can also find our daily quotes and videos on Instagram and Facebook at Krishnamurti Foundation Trust. If you enjoy this podcast, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts, which helps its visibility.
22-09-2021
54 mins
Krishnamurti on Silence
[ Please note the Urgency of Change podcast is taking a break; we will be back with a new season in September. ] ‘In silence is that quality of energy you have never touched before, and that is the transforming factor, the real creative movement of life.’ This week’s episode on Silence has seven sections. The first extract (2:27) is from the first question and answer meeting in Ojai 1984, titled ‘Why is silence necessary?’ The second extract (9:08) is from the first question and answer meeting in Ojai 1983, titled ‘Silence needs space.’ The third extract (18:05) is from Krishnamurti’s third talk in Madras 1967, titled ‘Silence is not the ending of noise’. The fourth extract (26:46) is from the fourth talk in Madras 1974, titled ‘Silence is not to be practiced’. The fifth extract (35:32) is from Krishnamurti’s fourth talk in New Delhi 1973, titled ‘In silence there is a totally different kind of energy’. The sixth extract (43:43) is from the fourth talk at Brockwood Park in 1984, titled ‘The sound of silence’. The final extract this in this episode (52:12) is from a direct recording made by Krishnamurti in Ojai 1983, titled ‘The roots of heaven are in deep abiding silence’. This recording has not been heard before, outside of the archives. Each weekly episode in this season of the Krishnamurti podcast is based on a major theme of the philosopher’s talks, such as freedom, self-knowledge, beauty, intelligence and meditation. Extracts from our archives have been carefully selected to represent Krishnamurti’s different approaches to each of these universal and timelessly relevant themes. Find us online at kfoundation.org and on social media as Krishnamurti Foundation Trust
11-08-2021
1 hr
Krishnamurti on Security

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