J  Krishnamurti  A Life of Compassion beyond Boundaries Book

J Krishnamurti A Life of Compassion beyond Boundaries


  • Author : Roshen Dalal
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2020-06-25
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9789389109658

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J Krishnamurti A Life of Compassion beyond Boundaries Excerpt :

Among the most famous visionaries of our times, J. Krishnamurti (1895–1986) continues to transform thought, lifestyles, and education across continents more than three decades after his death. In this new biography, tracing the nine long decades of his life, from his growing-up years, his relationships to his writings and talks, Roshen Dalal provides a much-needed corrective – an objective and balanced view of his legacy. Adopted by Theosophists at the age of fourteen, and proclaimed a world teacher and messiah, in 1929, Krishnamurti dissolved the Order of the Star created for him and went on to develop his own philosophy. What is it about his ideas that draws the following of generations of people? Delivered to a divided world then, what makes his message so relevant now? While his ideas on education are idealistic, why do they continue to be everlasting in their contribution and appeal? Krishnamurti’s vision is of a world without boundaries or wars, a world where compassion and goodness predominate, and his message is that such a world can be arrived at only through individual transformation.B24 There is no direct path to transformation, yet through intense perception and understanding, it is possible to achieve this goal. Carefully reconstructing the events and extracting the essence of his talks, Dalal dispels several myths, explains his teachings, and reveals the underlying theosophical and occult influence in Krishnamurti’s life. Here is the most complete biography yet, of one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century.

J  Krishnamurti Book

J Krishnamurti


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 382
  • ISBN 10 : 9389109418

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Jiddu Krishnamurti Book

Jiddu Krishnamurti


  • Author : C. V. Williams
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Philosophers
  • Pages : 581
  • ISBN 10 : 8120820320

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Jiddu Krishnamurti Excerpt :

One of the most extraordinary lives ever imagined was actually lived over most of last century by Jiddu Krishnamurti a poor dreamy south Indain boy who was adopted by the by the english aristocracy and became the darling of california spiritual seeker.The enigma of his life is explore and exposed from the death of his mother when he was young to the adulation he received as a guru figure from abject poverty to luxuries comfort from cultish repression to absolute freedom.

The Book of Life Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Book of Life


  • Author : J Krishnamurti
  • Publisher : Penguin Books India
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Devotional calendars
  • Pages : 403
  • ISBN 10 : 0141004967

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The Book of Life Excerpt :

Inspired By Krishnamurti S Belief That Truth Is Found Through Living, The Book Of Life Presents 365 Timeless Daily Meditations, Developed Thematically Over Seven Days, Illuminating The Concepts Of Freedom, Personal Transformation, Living Fully Awake And Much More. For Everyone Who Has Come To Cherish The Wisdom Of This Extraordinary Spiritual Sage As Well As Anyone Discovering Krishnamurti For The First Time The Book Of Life Is A Profound Collection Of Insights To Treasure Everyday. The Story Of Mankind Is In You, The Vast Experience, The Deep-Rooted Fears, Anxieties, Sorrow, Pleasure And All The Beliefs That Man Has Accommodated Throughout The Millennia. You Are That Book. J. Krishnamurti

Think on These Things Book
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Think on These Things


  • Author : Jiddu Krishnamurti
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-08-10
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062026392

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Think on These Things Excerpt :

‘The material contained in this volume was originally presented in the form of talks to students, teachers and parents in India, but its keen penetration and lucid simplicity will be deeply meaningful to thoughtful people everywhere, of all ages, and in every walk of life. Krishnamurti examines with characteristic objectivity and insight the expressions of what we are pleased to call our culture, our education, religion, politics and tradition; and he throws much light on such basic emotions as ambition, greed and envy, the desire for security and the lust for power – all of which he shows to be deteriorating factors in human society.’From the Editor’s Note‘Krishnamurti’s observations and explorations of modern man’s estate are penetrating and profound, yet given with a disarming simplicity and directness. To listen to him or to read his thoughts is to face oneself and the world with an astonishing morning freshness.’Anne Marrow Lindbergh

The Soul of Education Book

The Soul of Education


  • Author : Rachael Kessler
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 181
  • ISBN 10 : 9780871203731

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The Soul of Education Excerpt :

Offers practical advice on how schools can create a place for spirituality in the classroom.

The Pocket Krishnamurti Book

The Pocket Krishnamurti


  • Author : Jiddu Krishnamurti
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN 10 : 9781590307106

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The Pocket Krishnamurti Excerpt :

A pocket-size treasury of short teachings on the art of living–from one of the greatest spiritual teachers of the twentieth century. The teachings of J. Krishnamurti are summed up here in compact form in a selection of previously unpublished teachings that explore what he called “the art of living.” He addresses such topics as the way of life without conflict; skill and clarity in action; living and dying; and meditation and the sacred in daily life. This portable reader is a little gem to be taken to heart in living our lives simply and intelligently.

On Fear Book

On Fear


  • Author : Jiddu Krishnamurti
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-07-30
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062310262

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On Fear Excerpt :

On Fear is a collection of Krishnamurti's most profound observations and thoughts on how fear and dependence affect our lives and prevent us from seeing our true selves. Among the many questions Krishnamurti addresses in these remarkable teachings are: How can a mind that is afraid love? And what can a mind that depends on attachment know of joy? He points out that the voice of fear makes the mind dull and insensitive, and argues that the roots of hidden fears, which limit us and from which we constantly seek escape, cannot be discovered through analysis of the past. Questioning whether the exercise of will can eliminate the debilitating effects of fear, he suggests, instead, that only a fundamental realization of the root of all fear can free our minds.

The Awakening of Intelligence Book

The Awakening of Intelligence


  • Author : J. Krishnamurti
  • Publisher : Krishnamurti Foundation Trust UK
  • Release Date : 2021-01-05
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : 9781912875023

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The Awakening of Intelligence Excerpt :

This comprehensive record of Krishnamurti's teachings is an excellent, wide-ranging introduction to the great philosopher's thought. With among others, Jacob Needleman, Alain Naude, and Swami Venkatasananda, Krishnamurti examines such issues as the role of the teacher and tradition; the need for awareness of 'cosmic consciousness; the problem of good and evil; and traditional Vedanta methods of help for different levels of seekers.

Learning to Fall Book
Score: 4.5
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Learning to Fall


  • Author : Philip Simmons
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2003-04-29
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553897593

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Learning to Fall Excerpt :

Now I find myself in late August, with the nights cool and the crickets thick in the fields. Already the first blighted leaves glow scarlet on the red maples. It’s a season of fullness and sweet longings made sweeter now by the fact that I can’t be sure I’ll see this time of the year again.... — from Learning to Fall Philip Simmons was just thirty-five years old in 1993 when he learned that he had ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, and was told he had less than five years to live. As a young husband and father, and at the start of a promising literary career, he suddenly had to learn the art of dying. Nine years later, he has succeeded, against the odds, in learning the art of living. Now, in this surprisingly joyous and spirit-renewing book, he chronicles his search for peace and his deepening relationship with the mystery of everyday life. Set amid the rugged New Hampshire mountains he once climbed, and filled with the bustle of family life against the quiet progression of illness, Learning to Fall illuminates the journey we all must take — “the work of learning to live richly in the face of loss.” From our first faltering steps, Simmons says, we may fall into disappointment or grief, fall into or out of love, fall from youth or health. And though we have little choice as to the timing or means of our descent, we may, as he affirms, “fall with grace, to grace.” With humor, hard-earned wisdom and a keen eye for life’s lessons — whether drawn from great poetry or visits to the town dump — Simmons shares his discovery that even at times of great sorrow we may find profound freedom. And by sharing the wonder of his daily life, he offers us the gift of connecting more deeply and joyously with our own.

J  Krishnamurti Book

J Krishnamurti


  • Author : Pupul Jayakar
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2000-10-14
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9789351182849

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J Krishnamurti Excerpt :

A classic biography of one of the greatest spiritual teachers of our times In 1909, when he was just fourteen, Krishnamurti was proclaimed the world teacher in whom Maitreya, the Bodhisattva of compassion, would manifest. The proclamation was made by Annie Besant, then president of the Theosophical Society, a movement that combined Western occult philosophy with Buddhist and Hindu teachings. Besant trained Krishnamurti in his role as the chosen one but twenty years later he chose to disband the order he was head of and set out alone on his endless journey— As a contemporary of Krishnamurti and one of his closest associates. Pupul Jayakar offers an insider's view of the fascinating life and thought of an extraordinary individual.

The Mystique of Enlightenment Book

The Mystique of Enlightenment


  • Author : U. G. Krishnamurti
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2022-01-04
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 125
  • ISBN 10 : EAN:4066338117168

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The Mystique of Enlightenment Excerpt :

"People call me an 'enlightened man' — I detest that term — they can't find any other word to describe the way I am functioning. At the same time, I point out that there is no such thing as enlightenment at all. I say that because all my life I've searched and wanted to be an enlightened man, and I discovered that there is no such thing as enlightenment at all, and so the question whether a particular person is enlightened or not doesn't arise. I don't give a hoot for a sixth-century-BC Buddha, let alone all the other claimants we have in our midst. They are a bunch of exploiters, thriving on the gullibility of the people. There is no power outside of man. Man has created God out of fear. So the problem is fear and not God."

Nitya Book

Nitya


  • Author : Mahesh Kishore
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-11-20
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1732122334

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Nitya Excerpt :

The lives and relationship between J. Krishnamurti and his brother Nityananda.

Truth and Actuality Book

Truth and Actuality


  • Author : J. Krishnamurti
  • Publisher : Krishnamurti Foundation Trust Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 171
  • ISBN 10 : 8187326182

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The Natural State Book

The Natural State


  • Author : U. G. Krishnamurti
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-08
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 185
  • ISBN 10 : EAN:4064066423759

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The Natural State Excerpt :

"The Natural State" by U. G. Krishnamurti. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.