One of the Reasons We Run (Away) in Life. . . . Krishnamurti on Self-Knowledge & Relationship

Posted: August 29, 2013 in Art

Very Interesting…

The Places That Scare You

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“Relationship is self-revelation; it is because we do not want to be revealed to ourselves that we run away and hide in comfort.” – Krishnamurti

“Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It is the mirror of your consciousness: the mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joys and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this. . . .” – Krishnamurti

“Relationship is a process of self-revelation; relationship is as a mirror in which you begin to discover yourself, your tendencies, pretensions, selfish and limited motives, fears, and so on. In relationship, if you are aware, you will find that you are being exposed, which causes conflict and pain. The thoughtful person welcomes this self-exposure to bring about order and clarity, to free his…

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  1. John says:

    Thank you for the reblog!

  2. lina2286 says:

    Dear John,
    It is my pleasure. I really love your blog! thank you for such amazing articles! 🙂

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