The title of this book was suggested by Krishnamurti himself a few months before he passed away. It is to him that this compilation is lovingly dedicated. Sayings of J. Krishnamurti is like a beautiful garland of many fragrant flowers. It comprises carefully selected quotations from Krishnamurti`s utterrances on a wide range of spiritual and philosophical topics. This book is the first one of its kind ever to be published relating to the teachings of Krishnamurti. It is a collection of 514 of his sayings up to year 1968. Alphabetically arranged like a dictionary under 118 different subject headings, this invaluable reference book helps one to find out quickly what Krishnamurti has said on important subjects such as Awareness, Concentration, Fear, Happiness, Love, Meditation, etc. At the end of every quotation a statement is given indicating its source. In this way the interested reader is assisted not only to check the authenticity of a quotation but also its context. This excellent compilation will always be treasured because it is the quintessence of the message of one of the greatest Teachers of all time. About the Auther: Susunaga Weeraperuma, the compile of Sayings of J. Krishnamurti is internationally known as the compiler of the only existent bibliography of Krishnamurti, entitled A Bibliography of the life and Teachings of Jiddu Krishnamurti, now published as iddu Krishnamurti: A Bibliographical Guide. Weeraperuma is extremely well acquainted with all the writings of J. Krishnamurti as well as the corpus of literature, in different languages, on Krishnamurti.
Contents: Preface, Acknowledgements, Action, Aloneness, Analysis see Psychoanalysis, Atman (Soul), Attention, Austerity, Authority, Awareness, Beauty, Becoming and Being, Being see Becoming and being, Belief, Besant, Annie, Brotherhood, Cause-effect see Karma, Ceremonies, Choice, Comparison, Concentration, Concepts, Conclusions, Conditioning, Confidence, Conflict, Consciousness, Contentment, Creation, Culture, Death, Discipline, Discontent, Disease, Doubt, Dreams, Duality see Thought and Thinker, Education, Effort, Ego see Self, Emptiness, Energy, Envy, Escapes, Experience, Faith see Grace and Faith, Fear, Freedom, God, Grace and Faith Greed, Gurus, Habit, Happiness, Humility, Ideals, Imagination, Immortality, Individuality, Insecurity see Security, Inspiration, Intelligence, Joy and Pleasure, Karma, Knowledge, Learning, Liberation, Listening Livelihood, Loneliness, Love, Mantra Yoga, Meditation, Memory, Mind, Mutation, Mystery, Nationalism, Nothingness, Observation, Occupation see Livelihood, Opinions, Organisations, Peace, Perception, Philanthropy, Pleasure see Joy and Pleasure, Possessiveness, Prayer, Problems, Profession see Livelihood, Progress, Psychoanalysis, Reform, Reincarnation, Relationship, Religion, Renunciation, Revolution, Sacred Books, Scepticism, Security, Seeking, Self, Self-Knowledge, Sensitivity, Sex, Silence, Simplicity, Social Change, Soul see Atman (Soul), Stillness see Tranquillity, Success, Suffering, Thinker see Thought and Thinker, Thought, Thought and Thinker, Time, Tradition, Tranquillity, Transformation, Truth, Understanding, Verbalisation, Violence, Virtue, Vision, War, Will, Wisdom, Words see Verbalisation, Yoga, You are the world, appendix, Sources of Quotations.