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Serenity Found

We saw this when looking for things to do around Ojai, and as someone we've studied with was a... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
desertstella
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Indio, CA
Peaceful, serene

Having read a little about Krishnamurthi, I could not pass up the opportunity to visit the KFI... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
meetab933
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Singapore, Singapore
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The Krishnamurti Education Center is located in the former home of author/philosopher J. Krishnamurti. Visitors can browse the library, meditate in the Quiet Room, or explore the grounds. The Center is open Thursdays - Sundays, 1 pm - 5 pm.
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1098 McAndrew Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-8314
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We saw this when looking for things to do around Ojai, and as someone we've studied with was a student of Krishnamurti, we decided to check it out. Honestly, oftentimes "spiritual" places locate themselves in odd locations that don't feel very spiritual, so we weren't...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank desertstella
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Having read a little about Krishnamurthi, I could not pass up the opportunity to visit the KFI center in Ojai, CA. It is a beautiful, sparse, peaceful and serene place. I think it reflects the man and his philosophy. At the same time it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Fabulously quaint and authentic, this place makes for a great writer's retreat at VERY reasonable prices. An excellent place for the thinking person who wants to get away without the glitz.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I would suggest checking of the educational center regardless of your beliefs since the location is so nice and representative of what you will find in Ojai. the history of how Krishnamuriti came to Ojai and even California is interesting.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

No faux airs at this place and we really appreciated that. They expect you to be respectful, leave you alone, help when needed. It's a very peaceful place with great natural sounds like bees in the air. Beautiful natural fragrances. Lots of prāṇa. A spacial...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank ErinJE
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Krishnamurthy foundation, Library (original residence of JK) and a recent herbal garden started by Carol Wade and her husband - you can experience them all if you visit during Friday and week ends. Check their website and call for hours and programs! Also check out...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank elixirpost
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

In Ojai and long home to Juddu Krishnamurti (not JD) he was anointed by the theosophists and their rejected their adulation Move to ojai before it was popular Extraordinary speaker and spiritual Savant who wanted each person to recognize and act upon their Devine birthright

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The Krishnamurti center is more than just an educational resource center. The grounds host a retreat center and the land itself is absolutely magical. Surrounded by the Topa Topa mountains, a beautiful spiral garden was created here by Carol Wade, herbalist, spiritual naturalist, and caretaker...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank MissD819
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The Krishnamurti Library and Education Center gently and confidently reward curiosity and interest with insight challenge one to explore 'choiceless awareness', which transforms 'to be or not to be' into 'what is is'. An awesome and awe-full place where you will feel welcome and free...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Charles S
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This place truly honors the man himself. The grounds are kept immaculate, the keeper was very kind and the library of book offerings and other events weren't pushed on us. My husband is a big fan of JK and we had a great time walking...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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This is a meditation resort and is an isolated peaceful location. no restaurants or any commercial activity nearby. they have few kitchen units you can rent if available. this is for those who are looking for a peaceful... More
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