Jiddu Krishnamurti was a well-known Indian philosopher, speaker and writer. His profound teachings were largely based around humanity’s need to learn separation from thought; in order to then master the mind. Here are 12 Enlightening Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind


12 Enlightening Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind

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1- The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence. Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

You are not your thoughts, you are the observer of and intelligence behind your thoughts. When you understand this, you are operating from higher consciousness.


2- You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why you must read, that is why you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing and dance, and write poems and suffer and understand, for all that is life.  Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

Life is a huge, beautiful mixing pot of experiences, moments and people. Your job while on this planet is to explore and embrace life for all that it is.

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3- When I understand myself, I understand you, and out of that understanding comes love. Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

To be a better friend, partner, son, daughter, learn to know yourself. Through the process of self inquiry, you build empathy and compassion, both for yourself and others.


4- It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free. Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

The truth is. It just is. Your effort to seek the truth will not liberate you from your pain. Be still and the truth will find you.


5- The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed. Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

Love changes everything. When you love someone or something, you are connected with all that is.


6- The more you know yourself, the more clarity there is. Self-knowledge has no end – you don’t come to an achievement; you don’t come to a conclusion. It is an endless river.  Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

Personal development is a life long journey, filled with ups, downs and roundabouts! Do not worry yourself in an attempt to figure life out completely, you never will.


7- If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem. Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

The solution to every problem, lies in the problem itself. Look deeply.

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8- One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end. Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

Humans are creatures of comfort, we love to know the what, where and how of things. Learning to release this obsession creates the lightness and freedom in your life that you crave.


9- If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation. Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

Take a gentle, honest look at who you are. See it. Understand it. Only then can you bring about change.


10- Happiness is strange; it comes when you are not seeking it. When you are not making an effort to be happy, then unexpectedly, mysteriously, happiness is there, born of purity, of a loveliness of being. Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

Happiness is a symptom of being fully present in your life.


11- Thought is so cunning, so clever, that it distorts everything for its own convenience. Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

The mind plays tricks on you to keep you ‘safe’ where you are. Your spirit knows this, and waits patiently for its opportunity to speak.


12- Die to everything of yesterday so that your mind is always fresh, always young, innocent, full of vigour and passion. Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

Let go of the past. Nothing of use exists there.


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