By Evelyne Blau
Initially released in 1995 to mark the centennial of Krishnamurti's beginning, this primary absolutely illustrated biography is now to be had in paperback. An inspiring choice of writings, memories, and images, Krishnamurti: a hundred Years offers a tribute to the virtually legendary tale of the world-renowned prophet who touched thousands. a hundred twenty five duotone photographs.
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Then slowly, with immense effort, he changed, pulling himself together to face life without Nitya. The pleasant dreams that my brother and I had of the physical life are over: the dream of being together, of seeing each other doing things, of traveling together, of amusing ourselves together, of talking and joking with each other and of all those little things that contribute so much to a life of pleasant enjoyment. Silence was of special delight to both of us; it was then so easy to understand one another’s thoughts and feelings.
Krishnaji jumped on one of the stands and got into a long conversation with a man. ” I who had driven motor cars from 1900, I knew nothing about mechanics, of machinery, absolutely nothing, but I only drove, I drove fast, never had an accident. ” IN THE VAN PALLANDT CAR—FROM LEFT NITYANANDA, TO BETTY RIGHT: LUTYENS HELEN KNOTHE, MARY LUTYENS, (STANDING), KRISHNAMURTI, AND LADY EMILY LUTYENS. EB: Would you say that he is interested in any kind of mechanical thing? How things work? VP: Very much so, very much.
MARICOPA CAME TO AN END. THOSE THAT MET KRISHNAMURTI SAID THAT HIS FACE WAS UNTOUCHED BY THE GREAT LOSS HE HAD JUST ENDURED. The convention opened December 24 amid excited speculation that the masters themselves would appear for this event. The New York Times and New York Herald, The Times of India and other papers, reported on the arrival of hundreds of delegates from around the world. Over three thousand people gathered in a fever of anticipation but it was flat, nothing happened. Other than the regular routine of lectures and meetings there was no sign of the hoped for miraculous events many had been lead to believe would manifest for the fiftieth anniversary of the Theosophical Society.
Krishnamurti: 100 Years by Evelyne Blau