This theme book examines a particularly important subject in Krishnamurti's teaching through excerpts from his talks and dialogues.
Krishnamurti addresses the basic issues of freedom - from human rights in political and social arena to the desire for freedom from "wants, pursuits, ambitions, envies, and ill will". Freedom according to Krisnamurti, is necessary for clarity of understanding. Freedom is to be without fear, but there are freedoms, such as the freedom to overpopulate the earth, that create imbalance and even catastrophe and need to be understood in all their dangers.
Publisher -KFI Author/Editor -J. Krishnamurti 150 pp - Paper
Jiddu Krishnamurti lived from 1895 to 1986, and is regarded as one of the greatest philosophical and spiritual figures of the twentieth century. Krishnamurti claimed no allegiance to any caste, nationality or religion and was bound by no tradition. His purpose was to set humankind unconditionally free from the destructive limitations of conditioned mind. For nearly sixty years he traveled the world and spoke spontaneously to large audiences until the end of his life in 1986 at the age of ninety. He had no permanent home, but when not traveling, he often stayed in Ojai, California, Brockwood Park, England, and in Chennai, India. In his talks, he pointed out to people the need to transform themselves through self knowledge, by being aware of the subtleties of their thoughts and feelings in daily life, and how this movement can be observed through the mirror of relationship.