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Re: theos-talk A good bio of Jiddu Krishnamurti

Sep 25, 2011 10:50 PM
by M. Sufilight

Dear MKR and friends

My views are:

So he left the Theosophical Society then, som to avoid being sectarian?
And then he started his own sectarian schools for children?


Not that I am not agreeing with the fact that his attempt was to help humanity.

M. Sufilight

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: MKR 
  To: theos-talk 
  Sent: Monday, September 26, 2011 4:34 AM
  Subject: theos-talk A good bio of Jiddu Krishnamurti

  A nice bio of Jiddu Krishnamurti can be found at:


  Here is a quote which sums up his approach to the individual and the world.

  Jiddu Krishnamurti would spend the rest of his life traveling around the
  world by explaining to people the need to transform themselves through
  self-knowledge and not rely on any outer authority, including his. He wanted
  people to existentially question all claims and find out truth for
  themselves. Jiddu Krishnamurti would always forcefully refuse to play the
  role of guru, urging instead his readers and listeners to observe the
  fundamental questions of existence with honesty, persistence and openness.
  He argued that a fundamental change in society could emerge only through a
  radical change in the individual and their relationship to the world, since
  according to him society is the product of interactions between individuals.
  Indeed, he would also become famous for his proclamation that âWe are the
  worldâ or âYou are the world and the world is youâ. Although he was highly
  sensitive to contemporary issues throughout the sixty years during which he
  was active and would travel the world extensively, his arguments were rooted
  in a vision of life and truth beyond the zeitgeist. As such, he would always
  attempt to transcend all artificial boundaries of religion, nationality,
  ideology, and sectarian thinking.


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