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Besant Trained Krishnamurti In His Role As The Chosen One But Twenty Pupul Jayakar Offers An Insider S View Of The Fascinating Life And Thought Of An. Besant trained Krishnamurti in his role as the chosen one but twenty years later Pupul Jayakar offers an insider’s view of the fascinating life and thought of an. 23 Jan Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Jayakar, ioned.

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As a result, one doesn’t necessarily glean any insight about what his life was like when she wasn’t in communication with him.

Krishnamurti A Biography

Your Street Which Is Yourself. She was active with the Krishnamurti Foundation in India until her death.

This is an intimate biography written by a close friend, and explores his life and teachings simultaneously. Pupul Jayakar offers an insider’s view of the fascinating life and thought of an extraordinary individual.

Hudoyo rated it it was amazing Sep 28, Archived copy as title link. She became the executive director and later chair-person, of the Handicrafts and Handloom Corporation of India. David rated it really liked it Mar 12, Arjunsoni rated it liked it Aug 11, Bipgraphy of Hawaii Press. The Pebble in the Pond. I also think that Besant’s attitude towards Krisnaji, and Indians more generally, is entirely colonial and deeply offensive–especially the idea that she had the right to remove him from his family and fight his father for custody along with the pedophile.

A careful study of his life helps to reconcile the paradox of the nature of what he taught with the fact that he taught at all, and gives great hope about the true success of his life and how it will be viewed in the future; this book is an excellent diving board into that study.


It is almost certain that Krishnamurti’s mentors decided that he and his brother were to speak only English, so the melodious Telugu language bikgraphy slowly forgotten; the Vedas and the hymns learnt in childhood were wiped away.

Jayakar had a close relationship with three prime ministers: Retrieved 22 January The Young Krishnamurti At the age of eleven, she went to Banaras Varanasiwhere she studied in a school started by Annie Besanttheosophist, who was also active in Indian freedom movement.

The Nature of God. Go and Make Friends with the Trees. Sanjay Panghal rated it it was amazing Aug 27, The Rivers of Insight She inspired many a young girl to be named after her unique name, prominent among those krishnamurrti Mrs.

Sarath Kuruppath rated it liked it Jan 24, Paperbackpages.

After settling in Bombay, she launched “Toy Cart”, an English-language children’s magazine illustrated by noted painters Jamini Roy and M. Learn to Die to Yourself Completely. What’s the use of art?: She was behind the Festivals of India organised in London, Paris, and America lasting several months in the early s and the ‘Apna Utsav’ Our Festivals during the tenure of Rajiv Gandhi, to whom also she was orishnamurti cultural adviser, and held the krisgnamurti of Cabinet minister.

Andrei-dorian rated it really liked it Feb 24, But if recognized, one may find from this source some of the most beautiful and profound teachings ever recorded – and they have been infallibly recorded by audio and visual media. I Suddenly Saw the Face. Nachiket rated it really liked it Jul 15, Inspiring and extremely honest.

Instead, it feels much more like Pupul Jayakar’s autobiography at times. You learn a little bit about Krishnaji’s early childhood, but not enough for my bioggraphy. A contemporary of Krishnamurti and one of his closest associates, Pupul Jayakar provides an insightful look at one of the great spiritual leaders of our jaakar.


The majority of the book is about her relationship with Krishnaji. Raghavan Dukhan Ram T. Other editions – View all J.

The Observer Is the Observed. I have quite a distaste for both of them; it seems quite clear that Leadbeater was a pedophile and I wonder about the relationship he had jayakad Krishnaji and his brother as a result.

J. Krishnamurti: A Biography – Pupul Jayakar – Google Books

The proclamation was made by Annie Besant, then president of the Theosophical Society, Krishnamurti and also became involved in the handloom industry. Ajit Eapen rated it really liked it Jun 20, My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Besant trained Krishnamurti in his role as the chosen one but twenty years later he chose to disband the order he was head of and set out alone on his endless journey— As a contemporary of Krishnamurti and one of his closest associates.

She served as cultural adviser to latter two, confirming her preeminence in cultural matters.

Pupul Jayakar – Wikipedia

Their hair was cut and halved by a central parting. Kohli Ramanathan Krishnan C. Her popular name is Pupul, so kept by her parents from Varanasi, who were greatly influenced by Pupul Jayakar’s work, and that of her sister Nandini Mehta. The New York Times. Abhishek rated it really nayakar it Sep 26, Ehsan rated it it was amazing May 31,