Krishnamurti: Two Birds on One Tree by Ravi Ravindra (Author)


Three Essays about J. Krishnamurti published in 1995 by someone who had many meetings with him over a period of twenty years.

Ravi Ravindra, Ph.D., is a spiritual visionary, scholar, and leading international speaker on religion, science, and spirituality. A native of India, he emigrated to Canada and is Professor Emeritus at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he served for many years as a professor in Comparative Religion, Philosophy and Physics. He was a Member of the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton, a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Shimla, and Founding Director of the Threshold Award for Integrative Knowledge. He has been a member of the Board of Judges for the prestigious Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion. Ravindra’s spiritual search has led him to the teachings of J. Krishnamurti, G. Gurdjieff, Yoga, Zen, and a deep immersion in the mystical teachings of the Indian and Christian classical traditions. He is the author of many books, including Christ the Yogi: A Hindu Reflection on the Gospel of John and Krishnamurti: Two Birds on One Tree.

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Ravi Ravindra ‘A Voice Without A Form’ Interview by Iain McNay

Published on Sep 13, 2015

Ravi Ravindra ‘A Voice Without A Form’ Interview by Iain McNay
Author of many books including ‘Science and the Sacred,’ ‘Krishnamurti – Two Birds On One Three’ and ‘Heart Without Measure. – Gurdjieff work with Madam de Salzmann.’
Ravi was born in India in 1939. As a teenager he found himself reading the works of Swami Vivekananda and being ‘pulled by a longing to understand the mystery and significance of life. He was struck by one particular statement: ‘I am a voice without a form.’ It opened a door to a new dimension for him.
He talks about his time with Krishnamurti, ’Silence was a special delight to both of us, it was easy to understand each other’s thoughts and feelings.’
And then his 10 years with Madame De Salzmann who was head of the Gurdjieff work since the latter’s death in 1949. She stressed, ’attention is all that we have, that is to say, attention is all that we can bring. The rest is out of our control. A higher energy is there. The purpose of man’s existence on Earth is to allow the exchange of energy between the earth and higher levels of existence.’

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