Buddha and J. Krishnamurti always spoke from such a large perspective
that in any extended passage on a particular subject the main outlines
of their whole vision was implied. When one wishes to see how an extended
statement flows out of the whole discourse, one can find the context
by referring to the book title and page number /other sources as mentioned
at the foot of the passage.
are Teachings - the Teachings of Truth. These holistic teachings cannot
be branded as Gotama's Teachings or Krishnamurty's Teachings - they
cannot be categorised, compared or put under headings. DHAMMA
is the Truth - the Teachings of all Enlightened Ones. This volume
should simply be called ''THE TEACHINGS'' OR ''DHAMMA'' or
''FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT''.
Teachings are not for intellectualisation, but for actually looking
within. Wisdom is of three types: sutamayi panna (wisdom that
is only heard), cintanmayi panna (wisdom gained by thinking,
analysing, pondering) and bhavnamayi panna (experiential wisdom
The experiential wisdom gained by actually looking within and realising the Truth within, with penetrating insight, culminates in nibbana - sacred-freedom - the ending of all misery and sorrow.