Re:Question: new messenger?
Apr 05, 1998 03:29 PM
by Bart Lidofsky
Jeffrey Michael Hoover wrote:
> Krishnamurti began teaching the following perversions:
> "I have told you frankly that Masters are unessential, that the idea of Masters
> is nothing more than a toy to the man who really seeks truth."
Isn't that what the Mahatmas themselves said? Didn't they object to too much
thought about them, as it interefered with their work? He wasn't saying that they
weren't important, just that they were not relevant to the seeker of truth.
> "The core of Krishnamurti's teaching is contained in the statement he made in
> 1929 when he said: 'Truth is a pathless land.' Man cannot come to it through
> any organization, through any creed, through any dogma, priest or ritual, not
> through any philosophic knowledge or psychological technique. He has to find it
> through the mirror of relationship, through the understanding of the contents
> of his mind, through observation and not through intellectual analysis or
> introspective dissection."
In other words, regardless of how far organizations, creeds, etc. take you,
sooner or later you're on your own.
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