By Evelyne Blau
Initially released in 1995 to mark the centennial of Krishnamurti's beginning, this primary absolutely illustrated biography is now on hand in paperback. An inspiring number of writings, reminiscences, and photographs, Krishnamurti: a hundred Years offers a tribute to the virtually legendary tale of the world-renowned prophet who touched thousands. one hundred twenty five duotone photographs.
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Well, have you ever understood anything? It is so deep, by Mrs. Blavatsky. Well, it’s amusing to look into it because you don’t understand a word, really not a word. And then Krishnaji came and what did he do? Well, Wadia had his talks morning, noon and night on the Secret Doctrine, and Krishnaji did nothing, he listened, but in the meantime, he organized sports so as to prevent Wadia from making a secret center here. That was the object. And I’ll tell you what kind of sports, it was awfully funny!
By the end of the year Mrs. Besant urged him to give up all ideas of war service and continue quietly with his studies. She reminded him, as she often did, that his happiness would lie only in the work ahead. I know I have not taken my life seriously so far and I am going to from now on. I’m beginning my studies Monday. ” During those years Annie Besant was far away in India, deeply absorbed in politics and the struggle for home rule for her adopted country. In her public lectures, however, she continued to proclaim the coming of the world teacher and warned of the dangers of rejecting his message, as was done, two-thousand years ago.
In Thee alone, O my eternal Love, Do I behold the faces Of all the living and all the dead. —THE SONG OF LIFE, 1931 Do not try to make amends to the dead, but make amends to the living. —THE STAR BULLETIN, 1931 46 After the lengthy sea voyage, those that met Krishnamurti and the Besant party, on arrival at Adyar, November 25, 1925, said that his face was clear, radiant, and untouched by the crushing loss he had experienced but ten short days earlier. Face to face with sorrow he came to comprehend its nature and moved through it.