Jiddu Krishnamurti
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Jiddu Krishnamurti was a 20th-century philosopher who traveled the world to give public talks over a period of about 70 years, sharing his thoughts on philosophical questions in an epistemological context. He was concerned about the source, meaning, and effects of spirituality as it might be understood beyond the bounds of religious dogma and ritual. He advocated the importance of freed…

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Christine Williams, “Jiddu Krishnamurti”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 24 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_beh_COM_9000000245>
First published online: 2012



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