கிழக்கும் மேற்கும் கொண்டாடும் ஞானியாக விளங்கிய கலீல் ஜிப்ரான் லெபனான் நாட்டில் பிறந்து அமெரிக்காவில் வாழ்ந்தவர். 48 ஆண்டுகள் (1883-1931) ஒரு மின்னல் கீற்றுப் போல் வாழ்ந்து மறைந்தவர்.
1923 இல் அவர் எழுதி வெளிவந்த தேவதூதர் (The Prophet) உன்னத இலக்கியவாணர் வரிசையில் அவரை உடனடியாகக் கொண்டு சேர்த்தது.
Beyond Violence :Violence, Krishnamurti says, 'is like a stone dropped in a lake: the waves spread and spread; at the centre is the “me”. As long as the “me” survives in any form, very subtly or grossly, there must be violence.' The book contains authentic reports of talks and discussions in 1970 in..
Caligula reveals some aspects of the existential notion of 'the absurd' by portraying an emperor so mighty and so desperate in his search for freedom that he inevitably destroys gods, men and himself. The dramatic impetus of Cross Purpose, however, comes from the tension between consent to and refus..
Education and the Significance of Life :Krishnamurti had a life-long interest in education, and this book is the earliest and most expository of his books on the subject. Focusing on the central vision that life 'has a wider and deeper significance' and that it is the concern of education to come up..
Explorations and Insights :This book consists of fourteen out of the several dialogues that Krishnamurti held in the 1970s with his close associates, scholars, religious seekers, and others interested in inquiring into existential issues. These dialogues are not questions or answers or even an excha..
Fire in the Mind :First published in 1995 to commemorate the birth centenary of J.Krishnamurti, Fire in the Mind consists of fifteen dialogues between Krishnamurti and Pupul Jayakar, a friend for many years and author of Krishnamurti: A Biography.Held between the years 1978 and 1984 these Dialogues ..
Freedom from the Known :Ever since it was published in 1969, this book has rightly been regarded as a primer on Krishnamurti’s teachings. In this book, we have for the first time a synthesis of what Krishnamurti has to say about the human predicament and the eternal problems of living. His words hav..
Krishnamurti for BeginnersThe best introduction to krishnamurti is krishnamurti himself-his books, video and audio recordings-and not interpreters and commentators, It is in this spirit that this book is being presented. As the title itself indicates, the book is meant primarily for those unacquain..
Krishnamurti to Himself: His Last Journal :This book is unique in that it is the only one of Krishnamurti’s publications which records words spoken into a tape-recorder. The reader gets very close to Krishnamurti in these pieces, almost it seems at moments, into his very consciousness. In a few of ..
Meditations :This classic collection of brief excerpts from J Krishnmurti's talk and writings presents the essence of his teaching on meditation – a state of attention, beyond thought, which brings total freedom from all the conflict, fear and sorrow that form the content of human consciousness. Thi..