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J. Krishnamurti Concert and Aditi Mangaldas

Start date: 3 Sep 2016

End date: 3 Sep 2016

Time: 7:30 pm

Price: £40, £35, £25, £17.50, £10

Venue: Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ

Venue address: Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ, United Kingdom


Box office: 020 7730 4500 


This event will celebrate, with the renowned Indian Classical Kathak dancer Aditi Mangaldas,  the links between J Krishnamurti and the arts at Cadogan Hall at 7.30 on 3rd September.

J Krishnamurti died 30 years ago this year and was one of the most profound philosophers. Born in the Puja room of his parents house in Madanapalle, India in 1895, Krishnamurti went on to become a deeply profound philosopher developing a philosophy universally relevant to all mankind. Krishnamurti was very concerned with beauty in life and great art of course reflects the mystery of beauty to us.

During his lifetime many people admired Krishnamurti and he had meetings with Jawaharlal Nehru and with Indira Gandhi.

In the west many gifted people in the world of the arts admired him. Included amongst many others were George Bernard Shaw, Aldous Huxley, Igor Stravinsky, Ravi Shankar, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Andres Segovia,Pablo Casals, Henry Miller, Peter Brook, Van Morisson, Sergiu Celibidache, Maria João Pires


Aditi Mangaldas is a leader in the field of classical Indian Dance. She performs regularly at the South Bank and at venues all over the world. She grew up with Krishnamurti`s philosophy as her grandmother, Nandini Mehta and her great aunt Pupul Jayakar were associated with Krishnamurti for over forty years. Aditi is not only proficient in the classical Kathak dance form but she is also incorporates in a very powerful, innovative and imaginative way Krishnamurti`s philosophy in dance dramas, thus taking this exquisite dance form beyond the aesthetic aspects to make the audience think about important contemporary but universal human issues. A recent reviewer said of her ” Aditi makes the item a sheer delight. Her innovative talent was in full cry…. her dance had painterly vision like quick brush strokes on the canvas creating fleeting images in space ”

To book tickets please go to  and click on “BOOK NOW”. Or please call Cadogan Hall Box Office and book over the phone.

All the proceeds will go to support making the philosophy of  J Krishnamurti available to the public