Category - Spotlight

Talks & Interviews

Breaking the pattern of conditioning : J Krishnamurti

Are we coming, meeting together? Or are you sitting separate over there and the speaker over here? We are physically, but is there any kind of communication between us? Is there any kind of observation of the common factor together? Do we both see...

Gopi Krishna : Our Super Conscious Brain – Kundalini Awakening

"Inner Paths Magazine" was one of the few early American publication to interview anyone who had actually achieved Illumination, Super-Consciousness or Enlightenment, so it is quite probable that the number of people who have ever heard the voice of someone who had first-hand or direct knowledge of that phenomenon is something less than a few hundred at most. Pandit Gopi Krishna of Kashmir, India, the author of more than one dozen books on...

Osho – The Day I Became Enlightened

Osho is one of the best-known and most provocative spiritual teachers of our time. Osho, known for his revolutionary contribution to the science of inner transformation, continues to inspire millions of people worldwide. The Sunday Times of London has named him one of the '1,000 makers of the twentieth century. In these talks, Osho describes his enlightenment experience.

Understanding, Not Controlling, Desire : Krishnamurti

In this Intense conversation between Jiddu Krishnamurti and Dr. Allan W. Anderson, Krishnamurti dig into Psychology of pleasure and Fear in Pleasure, as J Krishnamurti puts it, " Pleasure and fear seem to be deeply rooted in us - these two principles of pleasure and fear. I don't think we can understand pleasure without understanding fear. Like punishment and reward. If there was no punishment at all nobody would talk about reward."

What kind of brain is needed for meditation : Jiddu Krishnamurti

A brain must have space. So what is space? Not only the space between here and there - space indicates 'without a centre'. If you have a centre, and you move away from the centre to the periphery, however long, wide the periphery is, it is still limited. This is Sixth Public Talk of J Krishnamurti in Madras, Talks from the series This Light in Oneself.

How can the mind transform itself : Krishnamurti

In This talks J. Krishnamurti discusses, is it possible to bring about a mutation in the very brain cells themselves conditioned for thousands of years? Either one says that it is not possible and closes the door or one says I really don't know. Addressing to large audiences at Brockwood Park on 27 August 1983, this was Krishnamurti's first talk in series The World of Peace.

Are We Aware That We Are Fragmented : Krishnamurti

This Talk is from the Series, The Transformation of the man, Here Jiddu Krishnamurti, touch upon the subject Can one be aware, conscious, know, the various fragments, examining one by one by one by one, and who is the examiner, is he not also a fragment who has assumed an authority? So when we talk about being aware of fragments - socially, morally, ethically, religiously, business, art, you know, the whole activity is fragmented. Can one, is...

Fear in Consciousness : Jiddu Krishnamurti

Talks from the series "Can the mind observe without comparison?". This Talks goes deeper on how does it happen that deep layers hidden in consciouness can be exposed?, Comparison between 'what is' with 'what has been' and 'what will be', is the process of fear and Can the mind observe without comparison?. This is J Krishnamurti's Sixth small group discussion in Malibu, 1970.

Can the Human Mind Be Completely Free of Fear : Krishnamurti

In This Talks, Krishnamurti discusses the human condition and the structure of fear. He asks us to see, How does one deal with the hidden as well as the conscious fears. Also In This talks J. Krishnamurti discusses : Is fear a moving away from "what is"? Can a fearful, dependent mind know the joy of love? Will analysis free the mind from fear? Doesn't it imply time and an analyzer? Is the analyzer a fragment of the ego? Are fear and pleasure...

Attention leads to learning : Jiddu Krishnamurti

These are rare and intense dialogues of J krishnamurti recently published online, Discussion in this talks: Inattention and attention, Observing without the word, What is the function of sleep?, Is love a matter of culture, a thing of pleasure and therefore dependency?

How Does One Learn About Oneself : Jiddu Krishnamurti

Here J Krishnamurti discusses the human condition and the structure of fear. He asks us to see if, while living in this world with so much chaos and division, we can find out what the source of the violence is and what we can do about it. This Talk is J Krishnamurti first one of a series of 4 talks given in San Diego State College,5th April, 1970.

What is Meditation : Jiddu Krishnamurti

Jiddu Krishnamurti throws light on meditation, In this Talk, he discusses, what is the place of search, in meditation? Can one bring about order without understanding disorder? Is control necessary for order? Why do we need control when there is understanding of "what is"? Can a petty mind experience anything other than its own projections and activities? To see clearly, musn't the mind be quiet? If you see this extraordinary thing going on in...

Gopi Krishana Talks about Kundalini Awakening

Gopi Krishna of India was a yogi, mystic, teacher, social reformer, and writer.Born in a small village outside Srinagar, Kashmir, Gopi Krishna was one of the first people to popularize the concept of Kundalini among Western readers. He also started on a discipline of meditation to discover who he was. After having been engaged in meditation for many years, he had his first Kundalini Awakening at the age of 34, which he describes thus in this...

Kundalini : The Evolutionary Energy in Man – Gopi Krishna

This is one of the classic Interviews with Gopi Krishna, an ordinary Indian householder who, at the age of thirty-four, after years of unsupervised meditation, suddenly experienced the awakening of kundalini during his morning practice.He subsequently became the inspired writer of numerous books in which he shared his insights with others.

Jiddu Krishnamurti Talks : The Beauty of Death as Part of Life

This was the Fourth Public Talk at Brockwood Park in September 1982. J Krishnamurti is regarded globally as one of the greatest thinkers and religious teachers of all time. He did not expound any philosophy or religion, but rather talked of the things that concern all of us in our everyday lives.

Kiran Bedi: How I remade one of India’s toughest prisons

Kiran Bedi, has been India’s first and highest (woman) ranking officer who joined the Indian Police Service in 1972. she managed and transformed one of the India's toughest prisons and transformed it into a center of learning and meditation. During her duty as the Director General of Tihar Jail, she introduced Various meditations for the prisoners, Osho has also been a big influence on our path to spirituality.

Journeys Out of The Body : Bob Monroe

Robert Allen Monroe,popularly known as Bob Monroe, is a author of famous 1971 book " Journeys Out of the Body " and is credited with popularizing the term "out-of-body experience" . Bob Monroe was a New York radio broadcasting executive who later became famous for his research into altered consciousness. Following is a informative vintage interview with Bob Monroe circa 1979.

Margot Anand Talks On Tantra

Margot Anand is a famous French author, Tantra teacher, Notable public speaker and leads various seminars around the world. She is Best Selling author of many books including The Art of Sexual Ecstasy, The Art of Everyday Ecstasy and The Art of Sexual Magic. She discovered the famous tantra practice " SkyDancing Tantra " . Margot Anand is also adjunct faculty at Dr. Deepak Chopra's seminars.

Neuro Psychologist Talks on The Art of Dying – Near Death Experience (NDE)

Is there an art to dying? And if there is, what can we do to achieve a good death? We have few special rituals to prepare for death, or to mark it, and we often fail to help the dying prepare for death.The Neuro-Psychiatrist talks on the Near Death Experience (NDE) What Near-Death Experiences Tell Us About Consciousness

Introduction to Vipassana Meditation

Vipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of India's most ancient techniques of meditation. It is the practical essence of the teachings of the Buddha, who taught Dhamma - the Universal Law of Nature. The technique of Vipassana is a simple, practical way to achieve real peace of mind and to lead a happy, useful life. Vipassana means "to see things as they really are"; it is a logical process of mental purification through...

OSHO: One on One With Osho

These are excerpts from rarely seen interviews between Osho and members of the international Press. Journalists from all over the world would meet him and these are some selected highlights to enjoy.

Adyashanti – Buddha at the Gas Pump Interview

Adyashanti dares all seekers of peace and freedom to take the possibility of liberation in this life seriously. He began teaching in 1996, at the request of his Zen teacher with whom he had been studying for 14 years. Since then many spiritual seekers have awakened to their true nature while spending time with Adyashanti. The author of The End of Your World, Emptiness Dancing, and True Meditation, Adyashanti offers spontaneous and direct nondual...

Tony Parsons – Buddha at the Gas Pump Interview

Tony Parsons has been sharing this "open secret" with people for over thirty years. His talks and workshops are highly regarded in England, Western Europe and, more recently, North America.The Open Secret message is totally radical and uncompromising. It is a rare and singular expression of absolute non-dualism. It bypasses the mind and speaks directly to the very core of a wisdom that is imminent in all of us

Vishrant – Buddha at the Gas Pump Interview

As a Osho Sanyasin for much of the 1980′s, he developed a love for practising meditation, living in numerous mystery schools and devoting his life to discovering his true nature.Having lived the fast-paced life of a high-flying businessman, he sought to live out the new name he had been given by Osho Rajneesh -- Prem Vishrant, meaning restful love, through meditation and spiritual understanding. After spending six months in Italy attending a...

Harvey Fineberg: Are we ready for neo-evolution?

Medical ethicist Harvey Fineberg shows us three paths forward for the ever-evolving human species to stop evolving completely, to evolve naturally -- or to control the next steps of human evolution, using genetic modification, to make ourselves smarter, faster, better. Neo-evolution is within our grasp. What will we do with it?