Religion: High City

Ojai, Calif., is quite often the scene of strange goings on (TIME, May 21); never has it been the scene of a queerer ceremony than that which graced the summit of one of its hills on a mild evening last week.

Jiddu Krishnamurti (TIME, Sept. 6, 1926, May 9, 1927) far from the flats of India where he had been born, far from the paunchy side of famed 80-year-old Dr. Annie Besant who had raised him to be "a new world leader," was standing upon the hilltop, chanting a Vedic...