This book is an in-depth exploration of the life and work of this remarkable man, incorporating material from his earlier book, The Quest of the Quiet Mind-one of the few books that Krishnamurti read about himself and approved. The author offers a clear and elegant summary of Krishnamurti, Further, he discusses the way in which the indisputable logic and lucidity of the teaching confronts us with the challenge to change.
Krishnamurti was an enigma. He was 'discovered' on an Indian beach at the age of 14 and, fulfilling Theosophy's messianic expectations, he was brought up to be a World Teacher. When he died in 1986 at the age of 90, Krishnamurti had spent over 60 years expounding a revolutionary and totally original philosophy through his books and talks. He was a major writers, statesmen and scientists were among his admirers, and many set him on a par with the great religious teachers of history.
About the Author:
Stuart Holroyd has written many books over the years since one of plays in the 1950s caused him to be regarded as one of the "Angry Young Man". Having established and run a school of languages for twenty years, he is currently living and travelling abroad, writing and teaching.