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Saturday, 13 November 2010

Religion is not belief

Religion, surely, is the uncovering of reality. Religion is not belief. Religion is not the search for truth. The search for truth is merely the fulfilment of belief. Religion is the understanding of the thinker; for what the thinker is, that he creates. Without understanding the process of the thinker and the thought, merely to be caught in a dogma is surely not the uncovering of the beauty of life, of existence, of truth.

The Collected Works, Vol VI 3rd Public Talk, 1949 Rajahmundry, India by Jiddu Krishnamurti.

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