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Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1986), Religious teacher

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Indian Theosophist. Born in Southern India. He was adopted in 1909 by Annie Besant who brought him to England and educated him and in 1925 proclaimed him as the Messiah. He renounced his Messiahship in 1932. He travelled the world teaching and advocating a way of life and thought unconditioned by the narrowness of nationality, race and religion.