109 Striking Quotes By Jiddu Krishnamurti Author Of Freedom From The Known Which Will Help You Believe In Yourself.
Jiddu Krishnamurti has made people believe in themselves and not just follow religious leaders without being rational.
His father was appointed as a clerk in the Theosophical Society, Adyar, and there Jiddu Krishnamurti had the opportunity to meet Charles Webster Leadbeater, a renowned member of the Society and also Anne Besant. These members saw Jiddu as a bright child and gradually, he was thought to be capable of becoming the World Teacher and tutored in accordance.
He had lost his mother at an early age and later in his life the only keen he had was his brother Nitya, and when Nitya suffered from tuberculosis, Jiddu took him to Sydney for a speedy recovery. There they were without any intervention of the Theosophical Society and this was the time when Krishnamurti experienced a moment which changed his life and thoughts.
He had an experience which was recurrent and it began with an intense pain at the back of his neck. Eventually, he lost appetite and even turned unconscious at times, while the pain increased. However, according to him even in the state of unconsciousness, he was aware of his surrounding, and when the pain reduced, he experienced peace.
As the news spread far and wide, the Theosophical Society entered the scenario, and although none could explain the mysticism of the experience Krishnamurti had, they wanted to converge it with theosophy. This made him remain aloof from the Society and the death of his brother was the final event when he totally rejected the teachings and believes of the same.