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Best secret gem in Ojai

Fabulously quaint and authentic, this place makes for a great writer's retreat at VERY reasonable... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Lale W
Los Angeles, California
Great educational center to visit regardless of your beliefs

I would suggest checking of the educational center regardless of your beliefs since the location is... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Paula O
Ojai, California
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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.
1098 McAndrew Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-8314
+1 805-646-2390
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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.

Thank Lale W
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.

Thank Paula O
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

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

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

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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

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

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

1  Thank LeHungryPlanet
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.

3  Thank Nancy B
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

Thank Kenneth M
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Response from elixirpost | Reviewed this property |
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