The Krishnamurti Foundation of America

July 2014


Krishnamurti Quotes
 
Dear Friends,

It has been the primary focus of the Krishnamurti Foundations to provide ample opportunities to interact with Krishnamurti's teachings, including jkrishnamurti.org, a database of videos, audios, and texts. Engaging with this work can be challenging and, for the most part, is a solitary task.

The focus of my letter this month is the Krishnamurti Educational Center Programs, where we provide opportunities for dialogue and shared inquiry. These give us a chance to take a break from individual study, sit together and learn from one another as we explore these teachings. We have three week-long programs coming up in the next two months, and each of them have their own unique approach to shared inquiry.
 
The first is our Teacher Education Program, looking together at what education is, what it can be, how it functions, and what it creates.

In August is the Summer Study-Intensive, where people from around the world meet to deeply study and explore Krishnamurti's teachings together for an entire week.

In September, there will be a new Yoga & Inquiry Retreat. We will be examining Krishnamurti's works through a refreshed lens while engaging the body and attempting to bring the full self into inquiry, exploring the connection between mind, body and life.

Lastly, we will be sending out the next Foundation Focus shortly, so you can expect to see it in your mailbox in August.

Jaap Sluijter

Executive Director

 

 "Truth cannot be accumulated. What is accumulated is always being destroyed; it withers away. Truth can never wither because it can only be found from moment to moment in every thought, in every relationship, in every word, in every gesture, in a smile, in tears. And if you and I can find that and live it -the very living is the finding of it- then we shall not become propagandists; we shall be creative human beings-not perfect human beings, but creative human beings, which is vastly different."  
— J. Krishnamurti, The Book of Life

Educating the Educator: 
A Week of Retreat
Teacher Education Program
Re-envisioning Education, and the Craft of Teaching and Learning
Krishnamurti suggested that, "Education can be transformed only by educating the educator, and not merely creating a new pattern, a new system of action."
July 20-26
Yoga & Inquiry:
Moment-to-Moment 
Yoga & Inquiry Retreat
"Truth can never wither because it can only be found from moment to moment in every thought, in every relationship, in every word, in every gesture, in a smile, in tears."
-J. Krishnamurti, The Book of Life  September 3 - 7 
August Summer
Study-Intensive
 
August 2014 Summer Study Intensive
"The Timeless Mind: From Separation to Wholeness"
The exquisite beauty of the Ojai valley offers us the perfect space in which to enter into this work together. Inquire with us in this beautiful, peaceful valley where Krishnamurti lived and taught.
August 3 - 10

  
  Click here to read more about the program and apply

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The Latest from our Bookstore 
The Whole Movement of Life is Learning
The Whole Movement of Life is Learning  This new collection of J. Krishnamurti''s Letter to the Schools combines the letters originally published in Volume I (1981) and Volume II (1985) with seventeen previously unpublished letters from earlier years.
What is a Theme Weekend?
Theme Weekends
Theme Weekends at the Krishnamurti Educational Center provide a space for those who are interested in engaging with Krishnamurti's works on an ongoing basis, approaching new themes, one weekend at a time. Participants watch Krishnamurti videos and engage in dialogue.
Applications:
Accepting Fall Interns
The Krishnamurti Foundation of America hosts resident interns for one year.
There are many essential questions we as human beings contend with, especially in early adulthood. The Krishnamurti Foundation provides a space for six interns, each year, to live at the educational center, take programs, and reflect.
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Click here to see the upcoming Theme Weekend schedule

 
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Explorations into Freedom Intensive 
Explorations into Freedom
Topic: Stepping into the Mystery of Not Knowing.
November 2 - 9 
Monthly Video
Quote
Monthly Video Quote
We have searched the global archives for those moments when Krishnamurti was exceptionally clear about a particular theme.
Oak Grove School Prepares for Fall 
Oak Grove School End of Year Assembly
During summer camps and visiting guests, Oak Grove School is completing numerous campus upgrades and maintenance projects before students return. 
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