Thursday, January 14, 2010

Freedom from the known - J. Krishnamurti

i could not have found a more better setting than Rancho Margot to read this book.  here is an excerpt:

Poverty is to be completely free of society............greed, envy, anger, hate, jealousy, anxiety.........poverty becomes a marvellously beautiful thing when the mind is free of society.  One must become poor inwardly for then there is no seeking, no asking, no desire, no-nothing!  It is only this inward poverty that can see the truth of a life in which there is no conflict at all.  Such a life is a benediction not to be found in any church or any temple.

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