The Look of Love Is Different From The Look of Thought
by J. Krishnamurti
"If you pass on through the meadows with their thousand flowers of every color imaginable, from bright red to yellow and purple, and their bright green grass washed clean by last night’s rain, rich and verdant – again without a single movement of the machinery of thought – then you will know what love is. To look at the blue sky, the high full-blown clouds, the green hills with their clear lines against the sky, the rich grass and the fading flower – to look without a word of yesterday; then, when the mind is completely quiet, silent, and undisturbed by any thought, when the observer is completely absent - then there is unity. Not that you are united with the flower, or with the cloud, or with those sweeping hills; rather, there is a feeling of complete...
Derivatives of Hate
A Valentine's Love Letter
I know I have written a great deal about hate. It seems an odd topic for a Valentine's newsletter. I know that I watch way too much news, and that I read a lot--I mean, a lot of papers, Substacks, and periodicals of all types and stripes. I like to stay aware of the collective (if we still have one) and reflect on the nature of our human consciousness.
I can not help writing about hate because...
To The Balance Born--Or Not
A Standing Balance Sequence
Some people feel truly challenged by balancing poses. It brings them to a frustration level that looks very similar to the head exploding emoji. You could be one of those people to the balance born, or you could be balanced challenged. We believe, in most cases, that your balance can be cultivated.
Here's a sequence we hope will lift you up and set you down in a more balanced place. Cultivating...
Go Forward, Don't Go Back
A Serious Talk with Myself