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The Art of Listening   J. Krishnamurti Online Transcript 

Third Dialogue with Five Teachers at Brockwood Park

Saturday, June 23, 1979

  • Third Dialogue with five Teachers
  • What is the relationship between a teacher and a student, when both realize that they are conditioned?
  • That we, as human beings wherever we live, are conditioned by society, culture and religion. And part of that conditioning is ambition, which expresses itself in the desire for success.
  • Is conditioning self-centredness?
  • If I am prejudiced, if I have a certain point of view and stick to it.
  • I can't listen to you. You may be contradicting my point of view and so I won't listen.
  • So if I can learn the art of listening, I would solve many problems.
  • If you are passionately involved, not verbally but wholly, in what you are saying you are saying your very passion makes me listen to you.

Series: How can we help the student to understand the nature of conditioning

To Look and to Listen To Look and to Listen
Third Public Question and Answer in Saanen 1985 Third Public Question and Answer in Saanen 1985
Fifth Public Talk in Saanen - 1984 Fifth Public Talk in Saanen - 1984
Tought and Disorder Tought and Disorder
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