Books,DVDs,etc

"If you listen to something that is true and not act you are wasting your life. And life is much too precious - it is the only thing we have"

 
Krishnamurti has many books concerned with the education of mankind. Here are some, highly recommended by this website:

Education and the Significance of Life
    -  for excerpts from this book click here

   -  to access the whole book click here

Letters to the Schools, volume 1
    -  for excerpts from this book click here
    - to access the whole book click here

Letters to the Schools, volume 2
    -  for excerpts from this book click here
    - to access the whole book click here

Beginnings of Learning
{discussions with students at Brockwood Park}
    -  for excerpts from this book click here
    - to access the whole book click here

Krishnamurti on Education
    -  for excerpts from this book click here
    - to access the whole book click here

Talks with American Students
   -  talks at the University of Puerto Rico 1968
    
Krishnamurti at Rajghat
    -  discussions with students, with teachers, and with scholars 1955 to 1985

A Flame of Learning:
   -  Krishnamurti with teachers
 for description  and excerpt click here

A Timeless Spring:
   -  Krishnamurti at Rajghat. Talks to students, discussions with teachers, and talks to the public.

Things of the mind
  -   Presented by Brij B. Khare. Four dialogues  that Krishnamurti held with American high school students, university students, teachers and university professors on education, all from 1981 in Ojai. Click here for excerpts.
 


audio

"The two questions I would ask if I were a student"

 talking to students at Mumbai University 1969 (51 minutes) 
click here to Listen


List of audio/visual material

click here for available DVDs and CDs and on-line material



Where to buy these books and audio/visual


Books also suited for younger people:
 
Life Ahead
   -  discussions with students and teachers in India
   -  also an 18 page essay by Krishnamurti on education.
   -  for the essay click here
   -  for extracts from this book click here
    - to access the whole book click here

This Matter of Culture (also called "Think on these things")
   -  more talks to students, teachers and parents in India

Inward Flowering
    - discussions with students/staff at Brockwood Park school 1977  (booklet)

What Are You Doing With Your Life?
    - published as 'a book for teenagers' (2001) 

Krishnamurti for the Young
 - short booklets extracted from 'Life Ahead' suitable for perhaps 11-14year olds:
     What is it to care?
    What does freedom mean?
    What does fear do to you?  

























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