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.
Described by the Dalai Lama as one of the greatest thinkers of the age, Jiddu Krishnamurti has influenced millions throughout the 20th century, including Aldous Huxley, Bertrand Russell, Henry Miller and Joseph Campbell. Born of middle-class Brahmin parents in 1895, Krishnamurti was recognised at age fourteen by theosophists Annie Besant and C W Leadbetter as an anticipated world teacher and proclaimed to be the vehicle for the reincarnation of Christ in the West and of Buddha in the East. In 1929 he repudiated these claims and travelled the world, sharing his philosophical insights and establishing schools and foundations.
Author : Mary Lutyens
ISBN : 0144000067
Genre : Philosophers
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An Intimate And Insightful Portrait Of A Remarkable Teacher And Spiritual Leader J. Krishnamurti (1895 1986) Was Born In Madanapalle, A Small Town West Of Chennai, To Brahmin Parents. In 1909, At The Age Of Fourteen, He Was Proclaimed As A Saviour And Subsequently Taken To England By Annie Besant. There, He Was Educated Privately And Groomed For The Role Of World Teacher. In 1929, However, He Rejected The Mantle And Disbanded The Organization Of Which He Was The Head, Declaring That He Did Not Want Disciples, Thereby Unleashing A Storm Of Controversy. A Gentle, Unassuming Teacher, Over The Next Half-Century Krishnamurti Would Travel The World Bearing His Message, Inspiring The Likes Of Jawaharlal Nehru, Aldous Huxley, George Bernard Shaw And The Dalai Lama. For The First Time, The Complete Biography Of J. Krishnamurti Is Available In One Volume: The Years Of Awakening, 1895 To 1935 Recounts His Childhood Days And Grooming For His Messianic Role; The Years Of Fulfilment, 1935 To 1980, A Comprehensive Account Of The Years He Spent Spreading His Extraordinary Philosophy Of Enlightenment And Truth; And The Open Door, 1980 To 1986, The Final Chapter Of An Epic Life. Mary Lutyens, Who Had Known Krishnamurti Since She Was Three Years Old, Has Drawn On The Unpublished Letters And Personal Recollections Of The Great Man To Bring Us An Unforgettable And Affecting Account Of The Life Of This Beloved Religious Figure Who Touched The Hearts And Minds Of Millions.
Author : Jiddu Krishnamurti
ISBN : 9783641208011
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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„Mein einziges Interesse besteht darin, den Menschen absolut, unbedingt frei zu machen.“ (Krishnamurti) Das Werk des großen indischen Meisters, das unter seinen vielen Werken die größte Verbreitung fand und die nachhaltigste Wirkung erzielte. In keinem seiner Werke wird Krishamurtis Wunsch, den Menschen zu innerer Freiheit zu verhelfen, so deutlich wie in diesem Buch. Wirkliche Freiheit bedeutet, jeden Tag als etwas Neues, Unbekanntes und Vollkommenes zu erleben. So ist der direkte Weg in die Freiheit immer auch der Weg ins Leben.
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
Modern quantum physics, most psychological insight, and all religions reveal the interconnectedness of everything in the universe, that everything always affects everything else. Because all life is lived in relationships, it is essential that we understand what a relationship is, and what every movement in relationships can mean to us and everyone else. Put together, all our individual relationships create society. Attention to our own behavior in relationship will recreate the world.
Wolf Haas' Detective Brenner series has become wildly popular around the world for a reason: They're timely, edgy stories told in a wry, quirky voice that's often hilarious, and with a protagonist it's hard not to love. In this episode, Brenner-forced out of the police force-tries to get away from detective work by taking a job as the personal chauffeur for two-year-old Helena, the daughter of a Munich construction giant and a Viennese abortion doctor. One day, while Brenner's attention is turned to picking out a chocolate bar for Helena at a gas station, Helena gets snatched from the car. Abruptly out of a job, Brenner decides to investigate her disappearance on his own. With both parents in the public eye, there's no scarcity of leads-the father's latest development project has spurred public protest, and the mother's clinic has been targeted by the zealous leader of an anti-abortion group. Brenner and God is told with a dark humor that leaves no character, including Brenner, unscathed. Haas tells the story of a fallible hero who can be indecisive and world-weary, baffled and disillusioned by what he finds, but who presses forward nonetheless out of a stubborn sense of decency-a two-year-old is kidnapped, so you find her, because that's just what you do.