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The Collected Works of J. Krishnamurti

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The Collected Works of J. Krishnamurti
Volume I (1933-1934): The Art of Listening, 1991, Krishnamurti Foundation of America, ISBN 0-8403-6341-9
Volume II (1934-1935): What Is the Right Action?, editor Edward Weston, 1991, Krishnamurti Publications of America, ISBN 1-888004-32-0
Volume 3 (1936-1944): The Mirror of Relationship, 1991, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, ISBN 0-8403-6236-6
Volume 4 (1945-1948): The Observer Is the Observed, 1991, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, ISBN 0-8403-6237-4
Volume 5 (1948-1949): Choiceless Awareness, 1991, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, ISBN 0-8403-6238-2
Volume 6 (1949-1952): The Origin of Conflict, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, ISBN 0-8403-6262-5
Volume 7 (1952-1953): Tradition and Creativity, 1991, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, ISBN 0-8403-6257-9
Volume 8 (1953-1955): What Are You Seeking?, 1991, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, ISBN 0-8403-6266-8
Volume 9 (1955-1956): The Answer is in the Problem, 1991, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, ISBN 0-8403-6260-9
Volume 10 (1956-1957): A Light to Yourself, 1991, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, ISBN 0-8403-6268-4
Volume 11 (1958-1960): Crisis in Consciousness, 1991, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, ISBN 0-8403-6272-2
Volume 12 (1961): There is No Thinker, Only Thought, 1991, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, ISBN 0-8403-6286-2
Volume 13 (1962-1963): A Psychological Revolution, 1992, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, ISBN 0-8403-6287-0
Volume 14 (1963-1964): The New Mind, 1992, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, ISBN 0-8403-6288-9
Volume 15 (1964-1965): The Dignity of Living, 1992, Krishnamurti Foundation of America, ISBN 0-8403-6282-X
Volume 16 (1965-1966): The Beauty of Death, 1992, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, ISBN 0-8403-6307-9
Volume 17 (1966-1967): Perennial Questions, 1992, Kendall/Hunt Publishing, ISBN 0-8403-6314-1

Partial list of published works
Except for a few noted exceptions – see especially the first three works – Krishnamurti’s books are transcripts of his talks and discussions. (Title, year of first publication, different editions: ISBN, notes)

Krishnamurti’s Notebook, 1976, Krishnamurti Publications of America expanded 2004 edition: ISBN 1-888004-63-0, one of the few books that Krishnamurti wrote himself, from June 1961 to March 1962
Krishnamurti’s Journal, 1982, Harper & Row ISBN 0-06-064841-4, LCC B5134.K765A34 1982, a personal journal, written from 1973 to 1975
Krishnamurti to Himself: His Last Journal, 1987, HarperCollins 1993 paperback: ISBN 0-06-250649-8, transcribed from audio tape recordings made at his home in the Ojai Valley;
Following works ordered by year of publication:

At the Feet of the Master: Towards Discipleship, 1910, Quest Books 2001 edition: ISBN 0-8356-0803-4 (Disputed authorship, see Lutyens below)
The Immortal Friend, 1928, Boni & Liveright New York: no ISBN, poetry
Life in Freedom, 1928, Satori Resources 1986 reprint: ISBN 0-937277-00-2
Verbatim Reports of Talks and Answers to Questions by Krishnamurti Italy and Norway – 1933, 1934, Star Publishing Trust: no ISBN
Verbatim Reports of Talks and Answers to Questions by Krishnamurti Adyar, India – 1933-34, 1935, Star Publishing Trust: no ISBN
Reports of Talks and Answers to Questions by Krishnamurti New York City – 1935, 1935, Star Publishing Trust: no ISBN
Authentic Report of Twenty-five Talks given by Krishnamurti in Latin America, 1936, Star Publishing Trust: no ISBN
Authentic Report of Twenty-five Talks given in 1936 by Krishnamurti, 1937, Krishnamurti Writings Inc.: no ISBN
Revised Report of Fourteen Talks given by Krishnamurti Ommen Camp 1937 & 1938, 1938, Star Publishing Trust: no ISBN
Authentic Notes of Discussions and Talks given by Krishnamurti Ojai and Sarobia 1940, 1940, Star Publishing Trust: no ISBN
Authentic Report of Ten Talks given by Krishnamurti Ojai 1944, 1945, Krishnamurti Writings Inc.: no ISBN
Education and the Significance of Life, 1953 (Krishnamurti Foundation Trust), HarperSanFrancisco 1981 edition: ISBN 0-06-064876-7
The First and Last Freedom, 1954, HarperSanFrancisco 1975 reprint: ISBN 0-06-064831-7
Commentaries on Living: Series One, 1956, Quest Books 1994: ISBN 0-8356-0390-3
Commentaries on Living: Series Two, 1958, Quest Books 1967: ISBN 0-8356-0415-2
Commentaries on Living: Series Three, 1960, Quest Books 1967: ISBN 0-8356-0402-0
Life Ahead: On Learning and the Search for Meaning, 1963, Harper & Row, New World Library 2005 edition: ISBN 1-57731-517-0
Think on These Things, 1964, Harper Perennial 1989 reprint: ISBN 0-06-091609-5.
Talks with American Students 1968, 1970, Shambala Publications: ISBN 0-87773-021-0
Freedom from the Known, 1969, HarperSanFrancisco 1975 reprint: ISBN 0-06-064808-2
You Are the World: Authentic Reports of Talks and Discussions in American Universities, 1972, Harper & Row, ISBN 0-06-080303-7, Krishnamurti Foundation India 2001 edition: ISBN 81-87326-02-6
The Awakening of Intelligence, 1973, Harper & Row paperback 1987: ISBN 0-06-064834-1
Beyond Violence, 1973, HarperCollins College Div., ISBN 0-06-064839-2
Truth and Actuality, 1977, London: Victor Gollancz, ISBN 0-575-02325-2, HarperSanFrancisco 1980 edition: ISBN 0-06-064875-9
Krishnamurti on Education, 1977, HarperCollins, ISBN 0-06-064794-9, Krishnamurti Foundation of America 2001 edition: ISBN 81-87326-00-X
The Wholeness of Life, 1978, HarperCollins 1981 paperback: ISBN 0-06-064868-6, abridgement of discussions held between Krishnamurti, David Bohm, and psychiatrist David Shainbert
Meditations, 1979, Shambhala Publications 2002 edition: ISBN 1-57062-941-2
From Darkness to Light: Poems and Parables: The Collected Works of Krishnamurti Volume One, 1980, Harper and Row Publishers, ISBN 0-06-064832-5, This is completely different from the Collected Works Volume 1 listed below
Exploration into Insight, 1980, HarperCollins, ISBN 0-06-064811-2
The Ending of Time (with David Bohm), San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1985, ISBN 0-06-064796-5
The way of Intelligence, 1985, Krishnamurti Foundation India, ISBN 81-87326-47-6
The Future of Humanity: A Conversation (with David Bohm), HarperCollins, 1986, ISBN 0-06-064797-3
Last Talks at Saanen, 1985, HarperCollins, 1987, ISBN 0-06-064798-1
The Future Is Now: Last Talks in India, HarperCollins, 1989, ISBN 0-06-250484-3
Meeting Life: Writings and Talks on Finding Your Path Without Retreating from Society, 1991, HarperSanFrancisco, ISBN 0-06-250526-2
Total Freedom: The Essential Krishnamurti, 1996, HarperSanFrancisco, ISBN 0-06-064880-5, introduction to Krishnamurti and selections from the breadth of his works
Limits of Thought: Discussions, 1999 (with David Bohm), London: Routledge, ISBN 0-415-19398-2
This Light in Oneself: True Meditation, 1999, Shambala Publications, ISBN 1-57062-442-9
The Concise Guide to Krishnamurti: A Study Companion and Index to the Recorded Teachings, 2000, Krishnamurti Publications of America, ISBN 1-888004-09-6
The First Step is the Last Step, 2004, ISBN 81-87326-56-5


Principal biographies
Pupul Jayakar, Krishnamurti: A Biography, San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1986. (Jayakar was commissioned by Krishnamurti himself to write a book on his life, see Preface)
Mary Lutyens, Krishnamurti: The Years of Awakening, London: John Murray, 1975, Shambhala reprint edition 1997: ISBN 1-57062-288-4 (covers 1895 to 1935)
Mary Lutyens, Krishnamurti: The Years of Fulfilment, London: John Murray, 1983, ISBN 0-7195-3979-X, Farrar, Straus, Giroux paperback: ISBN 0-374-18224-8, Avon Books 1991 reprint: ISBN 0-380-71112-5 (covers 1935 to 1980). (Lutyens was also commissioned by him to write a complete, authorised biography, see p201)
Mary Lutyens, The Open Door, London: John Murray, 1988, ISBN 0-7195-4534-X, (covers 1980 to 1986, the end of Krishnamurti’s life)
Mary Lutyens, The Life and Death of Krishnamurti, London: John Murray, 1990, ISBN 0-7195-4749-0, Nesma Books India 1999: ISBN 81-87075-44-9, ISBN 0-900506-22-9, also published as Krishnamurti: His Life and Death, St Martins Press 1991: ISBN 0-312-05455-6, (An abridgement of her trilogy on Krishnamurti’s life).

Other biographies/memoirs/reminiscences
Star In The East: Krishnamurti: The Invention of a Messiah – Roland Vernon, Sentient Publications, 2002, ISBN 0-9710786-8-8
Krishnamurti: 100 Years – Evelyne Blau, Stewart, Tabori and Chang; Reprint edition, 1995, ISBN 1-55670-678-2
A Vision of the Sacred: My Personal Journey with Krishnamurti – Sunanda Patwardhan, South Asia Books; 2nd edition, 1999, ISBN 0-14-029447-3
The Kitchen Chronicles: 1001 Lunches with Krishnamurti – Michael Krohnen, Edwin House Publishing, 1996, ISBN 0-9649247-1-4
Loving and Leaving the Good Life – Helen Nearing, White River Jct., VT: Chelsea Green, 1992
Krishnamurti: The Reluctant Messiah – by Sidney Field, and Peter Hay, Paragon House Publishers; 1st edition, 1989, ISBN 1-55778-180-X
The Inner Life of Krishnamurti: Private Passion and Perennial Wisdom – Aryel Sanat, Quest Books, 2000, ISBN 0-8356-0781-X
Truth Is A Pathless Land: A Journey with Krishnamurti – Ingram Smith, Theosophical Publishing House; 1st edition, 1989, ISBN 0-8356-0643-0
The Beauty of the Mountain: Memories of Krishnamurti – Friedrich Grohe, The Krishnamurti Foundation Trust Ltd, 2001
One Thousand Moons: Krishnamurti at Eighty-Five – Asit Chandmal, Harry N Abrams, 1985, ISBN 0-8109-1209-0
As The River Joins The Ocean: Reflections about J. Krishnamurti – Giddu Narayan, and Chandramouli Narsipur, Edwin House Publishing, 1999, ISBN 0-9649247-5-7
Lives in the Shadow with J. Krishnamurti, Radha Rajagopal Sloss, London: Bloomsbury and Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1991. (A critical look at the private life of Krishnamurti)
Krishnamurti and the Rajagopals – Mary Lutyens, Ojai, CA: Krishnamurti Foundation of America, 1996, ISBN 1-888004-08-8. (Contains a detailed refutation of the allegations contained in the Sloss book, by Krishnamurti’s authorized biographer).
A Vision of the Sacred: My Personal Journey with Krishnamurti, Sunanda Patwardhan, Foreword by Mary Zimbalist, Penguin Books India, 1999, ISBN 0-14-029447-3

See also
Annie Besant
David Bohm
Aldous Huxley

External links
Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to:
Jiddu Krishnamurti

Official J. Krishnamurti inter-organizational website An international joint venture of the Krishnamurti foundations. Includes daily quotes and an RSS news feed.
Krishnamurti Foundation of America
Krishnamurti Foundation of India
Krishnamurti Foundation Trust
Krishnamurti Foundation of Latinoamerica. Includes daily quotes and an RSS news feed.

Specific subjects
Works by J. Krishnamurti at Project Gutenberg: (only a single book as of May, 2006): Education as Service, 1912, Rajput Press, Chicago
Disbanding the Order of the Star of the East – 1929 speech in which Krishnamurti dissolved the Order of the Star
Krishnamurti and David Bohm – Inquiry into the nature of thought
David Bohm and Krishnamurti by Martin Gardner from July, 2000 Skeptical Inquirer
Krishnamurti Text Collection – Extensive text collection of the works of Krishnamurti

General information
Krishnamurti directory
Krishnamurti Information Network
Krishnamurti Study Centre Sahyadri
Krishnamurti World
Meeting Jiddu Krishnamurthy:Truth is a Pathless Land – Nadesan Satyendra
Krishnamurti Quotes and Stories
Alpheus – Theosophically oriented articles on K
Krishnamurti Quotes and Photos
A condensation and evaluation of his thought
Krishnamurti eBooks
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Written by Bhushan Kulkarni

May 25, 2007 at 8:53 am

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