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Can Humanity Change?: J. Krishnamurti in Dialogue with Buddhists

Authors: Krishnamurti, J.
Publisher: Shambhala
BISAC/Subject: REL007000, PHI003000, REL024000
ISBN: 9780834823563, Related ISBNs: 083482356X, 1590300726, 9780834823563, 9781590300725
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 240,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Many have considered Buddhism to be the religion closest in spirit to J. Krishnamurti's spiritual teaching—even though the great teacher was famous for urging students to seek truth outside organized religion. This record of a historic encounter between Krishnamurti and a group of Buddhist scholars provides a unique opportunity to see what the great teacher had to say himself about Buddhist teachings. The conversations, which took place in London in the late 1970s, focused on human consciousness and its potential for transformation. Participants include Walpola Rahula, the renowned Sri Lankan Buddhist monk and scholar, author of the classic introductory text What the Buddha Taught.
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