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Re: Theos-World Failure of J. Krishnamurti on the Path of Occultism

May 04, 2008 10:54 AM
by Martin

It is good to see Anand you are open to more
information on K. It may help solve some prejudice:-)
On the other hand I do enjoy all your efforts on
spreading Theosophy by putting all Leadbesantarian
stuff online. 

There is no religion in Truth, however there is
twisted truth in religion.

--- Anand <> wrote:

> Krishnamurti always asked people to live in the
> present
> without worrying about past and future. Krishnamurti
> started teaching
> around 1928. By 1960 his ideas were known to large
> number of people in
> America and other countries. I am getting a feeling
> that hippie
> movement in America, which started in 1960s was
> result of philosophy
> Krishnamurti preached. I think hippie movement has
> root in
> Krishnamurtian way of thinking. What is your opinion
> ? Below I am
> giving information about hippie movement. It is
> taken from wikipedia. 
> " Hippies rejected established institutions,
> criticized middle class
> values, opposed nuclear weapons and the Vietnam War,
> embraced aspects
> of Eastern philosophy,[5] championed sexual
> liberation, were often
> vegetarian and eco-friendly, promoted the use of
> psychedelic drugs to
> expand one's consciousness, and created intentional
> communities or
> communes. They used alternative arts, street
> theatre, folk music, and
> psychedelic rock as a part of their lifestyle and as
> a way of
> expressing their feelings, their protests and their
> vision of the
> world and life. Hippies opposed political and social
> orthodoxy,
> choosing a gentle and nondoctrinaire ideology that
> favored peace, love
> and personal freedom,[6][7] perhaps best epitomized
> by The Beatles'
> song "All You Need is Love".[8] They perceived the
> dominant culture as
> a corrupt, monolithic entity that exercised undue
> power over their
> lives, calling this culture "The Establishment",
> "Big Brother", or
> "The Man".[9][10][11] Noting that they were "seekers
> of meaning and
> value", scholars like Timothy Miller describe
> hippies as a new
> religious movement.[12]"
> Best Regards.
> Anand Gholap

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