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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 


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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