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Periodical: International Star Bulletin

Summary: From Pat Deveney's database:

International Star Bulletin, The.
Official Organ of the Order of the Star.
1927--1930 Quarterly
Ommen, Netherlands.
Editor: Lady Emily Lutyens and D. Rajagopal.
Publisher: Star Publishing Trust.
Succeeds: Herald of the Star
Succeeded by: Star Bulletin (1931)
1/1, November 1927.
$1.00 a year, 56 pp.

This was the official organ of the Order of the Star that had been created around J. Krishnamurti. The order's purpose was "1. To draw together all those who believe in the presence of the world-teacher in the world. 2. To work with him for the establishment of his ideals." The journal concentrated its efforts on presenting the pronouncements of Krishnamurti to his devotees, especially at the annual camp meetings at Ommen, Holland, and Ojai, California, a complex endeavor, given Krishnaji's perceived shifts in emphasis or doctrine. "Oh Krishnaji! You led us all to believe in 1926 that we were seeking happiness, in 1927 liberation, in 1928 truth, and in 1929 uniqueness; in 1930 you shattered our beliefs in reincarnation, masters, saviours, and now you speak of the removal of the ‘I,' of the ego, of a state without birth and death, of Life which seems to have a meaning to you, but not to us. And yet you speak of an attainment, of a realization, of a culmination. Has your realization, then, a progressive character -- progressive in the sense that you have much to say yet and so your message is now passing through a state of incompleteness to completeness?" Krishnamurti: "I realized in 1926 something that is ultimate, fundamental, that has no direction. Please understand, this is not progressive, but something that is absolute though not a finality; it is a constant renewal, being Life itself; it is a timeless becoming and cannot be measured with words." Star Bulletin (the successor to this journal), September 1931. Noted in The Occult Digest, 1930. Archivo General de la Guerra Civil Espanola; NYPL; etc.

Issues:International Star Bulletin N7 Jul 1929

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