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

May 04, 2008 12:11 PM
by adelasie

Certainly hippies were a part of some pretty deep cultural changes 
that happened in the 1960's, but there are other causes suggested 
too, perhaps not mutually exclusive at all but interesting to 
consider. It is said that the great leaders of the native peoples of 
the world, on the American Continent as well as from Hawaii and 
Australia/New Zealand, all received the impulse at the same time to 
tell the rest of the world about their visions and secret knowledge, 
in an effort to avert the global catastrophe that was impending as a 
result of humanity's continued inhumanity to all nature and all life. 
They met and a prediction was made that young people would adopt a 
new life style, based on love and brotherhood, wear beads and fringe 
and bright colors, grow their hair and shun the trappings of 
"civilized" appearance, and that they would be called hippies. This 
prophesy was made in the 1950's and indeed, it came to pass.


On 4 May 2008 at 17:34, 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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