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KRISHNAMURTI'S NOTEBOOK PART 1 OJAI, 


CALIFORNIA 20TH JUNE TO 8TH JULY 1961





In the evening it was there: suddenly it was there, filling the room, 



a great sense of beauty, power and gentleness. Others noticed it.


19th All night it was there whenever I woke up. The head was 


bad going to the plane [to fly to Los Angeles] - The purification of 


the brain is necessary. The brain is the centre of all the senses; the 



more the senses are alert and sensitive the sharper the brain is; it's 


the centre of remembrance, the past; it's the storehouse of 


experience and knowledge, tradition. So it's limited, conditioned. 



Its activities are planned, thought out, reasoned, but it functions in 


limitation, in space-time. So it cannot formulate or understand that 


which is the total, the whole, the complete. The complete, the 


whole is the mind; it is empty, totally empty and because of this 



emptiness, the brain exists in space-time. Only when the brain has 


cleansed itself of its conditioning, greed, envy, ambition, then only 


it can comprehend that which is complete. Love is this 


completeness.


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20th In the car on the way to jai,* again it began, the pressure 


and the feeling of immense vastness. One was not experiencing 



this vastness; it was simply there; there was no centre from which 


or in which the experience was taking place. Everything, the cars, 


the people, the bill-boards, were startlingly clear and colour was 


painfully intense. For over an hour it went on and the head was 



very bad, the pain right through the head.


The brain can and must develop; its development will always be 


from a cause, from a reaction, from violence to non-violence and





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