Synopses & Reviews
Krishnamurti is a leading spiritual teacher of our century. In The First and Last Freedom he cuts away symbols and false associations in the search for pure truth and perfect freedom. Through discussions on suffering, fear, gossip, sex and other topics, Krishnamurtis quest becomes the readers, an undertaking of tremendous significance.
About the Author
J. Krishnamurti was a world-renowned spiritual teacher who, for more than fifty years, shared his message with people of all ages, races, and backgrounds.
He was born in 1895 in a Tamil Brahmin household in Madanapalle and went on to become a prolific speaker and author. He was considered by the Theosophists to be the reincarnation of Maitreya, though he himself rejected this accolade and chose to follow his own spiritual path. Indeed, he wanted his teachings compared to no other doctrine or faith. By encouraging others to challenge the self-deceptions of our age, his aim was to take man beyond the limitations of the self.
He wrote many books including the Ending of Time, The First and Last Freedom, Freedom From the Unknown, Total Freedom, Awakening of Intelligence, On Mind and On Fear.