By Evelyne Blau
Initially released in 1995 to mark the centennial of Krishnamurti's delivery, this primary absolutely illustrated biography is now on hand in paperback. An inspiring number of writings, memories, and photographs, Krishnamurti: a hundred Years provides a tribute to the just about legendary tale of the world-renowned prophet who touched hundreds of thousands. one hundred twenty five duotone images.
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Leadbeater, Nitya’s vital part in it, all appeared shattered at that moment. ” Then slowly, with immense effort, he changed, pulling himself together to face life without Nitya. The pleasant dreams that my brother and I had of the physical life are over: the dream of being together, of seeing each other doing things, of traveling together, of amusing ourselves together, of talking and joking with each other and of all those little things that contribute so much to a life of pleasant enjoyment. Silence was of special delight to both of us; it was then so easy to understand one another’s thoughts and feelings.
EB: At that time were you aware that Krishnamurti was to be the so-called world teacher. What was your response to that? VP: I was, of course, a lot younger than now, but I always viewed him as being the most extraordinary man that I have ever met. And also Dr. Annie Besant, who was the most wonderful woman I’ve ever met. EB: In what extraordinary? way was Krishnamurti VP: I’ll tell you one really funny thing. When Wadia, who Krishnaji really opposed CAMPING, WHICH WAS INSPIRED BY by organizing the sports, and Wadia must THE BURGEONING BOY SCOUT have felt it—when Wadia left in my little MOVEMENT, WAS MUCH ENJOYED AT car, Krishnaji came along and twenty-seven kilometers from Ommen we had a OMMEN GATHERINGS.
Warrington, general secretary of the Theosophical Society, that California was a healthful climate for tuberculosis patients. Travel THE TWO YOUNG MEN ABOUT arrangements were quickly made as a friend, Mrs. Mary LONDON. Gray, offered two small cottages in the Ojai Valley some eighty miles north of Los Angeles—one for Warrington and one for the brothers. They arrived in Ojai on July 6, 1922, and both young men delighted in the openness and freedom of the California atmosphere, so different from the class-, caste-, and raceconscious India and England.
Krishnamurti: 100 Years by Evelyne Blau