Jiddu Krishnamurti

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Jiddu Krishnamurti

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born
in Madanapalle, Andrapradesh, India
May 11, 1895

died
February 17, 1986

gender
male

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Jiddu Krishnamurti or J. Krishnamurti was a popular writer and speaker on philosophical and spiritual subjects. His subject matter included (but was not limited to): the purpose of meditation, human relationships, and how to enact positive change in global society. For more than sixty years he spoke around the world and shared his thoughts on death, disease, freedom, meditation, fear, God, and nature.


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More books by Jiddu Krishnamurti…
“It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.”
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“The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.”
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“You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why you must read, that is why you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing, and dance, and write poems, and suffer, and understand, for all that is life.”
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