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Krishnamurti, Jiddu (1895-1986), religious teacher

Mary Lutyens

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/38877
Krishnamurti, Jiddu (1895-1986), religious teacher


Krishnamurti, Jiddu (1895-1986), religious teacher, was born on 11 May 1895 at Madanapalle, between Madras and Bangalore, the eighth son of Narianiah, a Telugu-speaking Brahman employed by the British as a rent-collector, and his wife and cousin, Jiddu Sanjeevama (d. 1905). When compulsorily retired, Narianiah found work at the international ...

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