I Used To Be An Atheist Until I Realized I Was God

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imagesCAW204HCI used to be an atheist until I realized I was god.

– J. Krishnamurti

Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 1895 – February 17, 1986) was an Indian speaker and writer on philosophical and spiritual subjects. I came across him years ago when he and David Bohm  (December 20, 1917 – October 27, 1992), a famous theoretical physicist, held a series of conversations where they talked about consciousness and humanity.  Fascinating stuff.  If you are interested, you can view a YouTube video of one of their conversations here.

Krishnamurti taught the importance of self knowledge.  He was opposed to gurus, religious teaching or any sort of societal conditioning.  He said:  “Leaders destroy followers and followers destroy leaders.  You have to be your own teacher and your own disciple.”  Self-knowledge is an endless journey of discovery and totally unique to each being.  I can’t teach you your path anymore than you can…

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