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Address: 1098 McAndrew Road, Ojai, CA 93023
Phone Number: 805-646-2390
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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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For those you have heard or read J.Krishnamurti, this is a must visit place. Definitely a spiritual detox!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 6, 2015
Dev G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Krishnamurti was a great man but be careful when you go to this place. There are some fanatics there who can be very unpleasant to say the least. If anybody gets too close to you, move away. You don't need to go to this place to grasp the vast and profound teachings of Krishnamurti.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

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

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

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

Thank Ray488
Camarillo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 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.

2 Thank Katherine S
Ojai, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 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.

2 Thank Elaine N
The Bay Area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 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 

4 Thank cuckatoo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 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.

2 Thank Liz W
Sausalito, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

J. Krishnamurti was one of the greatest and most enigmatic spiritual teachers and philosophers of the 20th century. His words continue to both challenge and resonate for anyone on the "inward journey". Visiting the extensive Krishnamurti Library (books, CDs and DVDs all available to explore) at the Pepper Tree Inn and having the opportunity to chat with the warm, friendly... More 

2 Thank Sausalito_Joe
Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I really enjoyed my time here. Michael was very nice and informative. I watched a dvd of Krishnamurti and got engulfed in his philosophy. Great place to visit.

3 Thank Davy N
Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Ojai is a small town between Santa Barbara and Ventura. It's long been known to be filled with spiritualism, artists and health enthusiasts. The Krishnamurti Education Center is full of wonderful material, the grounds are lovely and Ojai is a very sweet town to explore; an outdoor bookstore, natural food store, lots of local artists selling beautiful things, hiking trails... More 

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