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Beginnings of Learning

beginnings_of_learningThe heart of the matter is education. It is total understanding of man and not an emphasis on one fragment of his life.

Krishnamurti’s long-standing concern with the nature and problems of education resulted in the founding of schools in India, the United States and Brockwood Park in Hampshire. His conversations with students, teachers and parents at these schools, and in particular Brockwood, form the major part of this book. 


Book of Life, The

the_book_of_lifeThe book 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 every day.


Impossible Question, The

the_impossible_questionWe never put the impossible question - we are always putting the question of what is possible. If you put an impossible question, your mind then has to find the answer in terms of the impossible, not what is possible.


Krishnamurti Reader, The

the_krishnamurti_readerThe book is divided into three sections - The problems of living, For the young, and Questions and Answers - drawn from his earlier published works. Krishnamurti did not have a ‘philosophy’. Rather, he hoped to liberate people from all systems - from the bonds of ideology and received opinion as well as from organized religion, from the tyranny of the mind and the tyranny of the body. 


Krishnamurti: A Biography by Pupul Jayakar

krishnamurti_a_biography_by_pupul_jayakarA 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-to-be in whom Maitreya, the Bodhisattva of compassion, would manifest. The proclamation was made by Annie Besant, then president of the Theosophical Society, who trained Krishnamurti in his role as the chosen one. 


On Learning and Knowledge

on_learning_and_knowledgeThe book encapsulates Krishnamurti’s discerning insights into the nature of learning and accumulating knowledge. Krishnamurti explores the effect of these themes on human perception and points out that our dependence on accumulated knowledge can be potentially disastrous for both personal and global human relations.