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Address: 1098 McAndrew Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-8314
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The Krishnamurti Education Center is located in the former home of...

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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Where dissatisfaction transforms into creative intelligence

The Krishnamurti Library and Education Center gently and confidently reward curiosity and interest with insight challenge one to explore 'choiceless awareness', which transforms... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Huntington Beach, California
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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 'to be' and can be open to observing 'what is' without fear or pressure of... More 

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Milpitas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 through his old home and just sitting in the surrounding gardens having a cup of... More 

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Los Angeles
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The Center looks run down and not cared for. The library was closed though advertised as open. Felt sad seeing the condition as compared to several years ago.

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Thank Nancy B
Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

An easy drive to a serene location. Tastefully designed, spacious. Very helpful staff. Includes a very extensive library of Krishnamurti's talks, books, videos

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

For those you have heard or read J.Krishnamurti, this is a must visit place. Definitely a spiritual detox!

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Thank Dev G
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Non denominational spiritual retreat, no agenda to push, quiet in the mountains, no drinking, loud music, TV, beautiful surrounding's.

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

A wonderful, spiritual retreat that provides seminars and a library for research or purchasing books. I love coming here just to feel the peace and tranquility. Great place to renew your spirit.

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Ojai, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

This is the former residence of renowned teacher and philosopher, Jiddu Krishnamurti. Since his death his home is now called the Education Center. There you will find a library and an archive building where Krishnamurti's teachings and history are chronicled. This is not a place for a casual vacation.

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3 Thank Elaine N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015

I am always impressed and thankful when a resource is made public without charging the visitor. It is not about the money but rather shows an attitude, a desire towards betterment of the humanity. This is definitely the case here, where the Krishnamurti Foundation offers lectures, books, DVDs about this impressive person who did much to inspire people on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

So happy to have finally made it over from the UK after wanting to visit for many years. The centre lived up to and beyond any expectation in its tranquillity and ambience of peace and deep intelligence. All the staff where extremely welcoming, kind and informative. I look forward to returning in 2016.

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