Krishnamurti: The Years of Awakening

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Shambhala Publications, 1997 - Religion - 325 pages
In 1909, a boy of fourteen years was designated the savior of our age by the mystic leader of the Theosophical Society. Sent from his native India to study at the finest school in Britain, the charismatic youth was groomed for the messianic role of World Teacher—a mantle he would ultimately cast off, unleashing a storm of controversy within the spiritual community. And through inner doubts and physical agony—through bitter trials of the mind, the body, and the soul—he would follow his own path to enlightenment and become a shining beacon of joy and truth to millions the world over.

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About the author (1997)

Mary Lutyens, the daughter of Krishnamurti's chief confidante, has drawn ion the unpublished letters and personal recollections of the great man to paint an intimate, dramatic, and insightful portrait of a remarkable teacher and spiritual leader.

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