Krishnamurti Quotes: The Quality of Desire

July 16, 2014

Openhearted Rebel

J. Krishnamurti Online, July 15, 2014 | Thanks to Awakening Daily.

What happens if you do not condemn desire, do not judge it as being good or bad, but simply be aware of it? I wonder if you know what it means to be aware of something? Most of us are not aware because we have become so accustomed to condemning, judging, evaluating, identifying, choosing.

Choice obviously prevents awareness because choice is always made as a result of conflict. To be aware when you enter a room, to see all the furniture, the carpet or its absence, and so on, just to see it, to be aware of it all without any sense of judgment is very difficult.

Have you ever tried to look at a person, a flower, at an idea, an emotion, without any choice, any judgment?
And if one does the same thing with desireā€¦

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