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book cover Alagammal's Journey - A Sadhana Katha

Once again, one hundred years ago, Alagammal climbed the sacred Arunachala Hill, in order to stay near her son. What had begun as an aging parent’s wish to live with her child, gradually became the surrender of a sadhika to her sadguru, Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi.

In this book, the story of Alagammal’s spiritual journey has been told for the first time in the form of a narrative, a katha. The facts and dates are historical. The portrayal of her life’s journey is the humble attempt of the author to depict the pain and struggle of a young mother and widow whose destiny it was to lose much on the human level and yet to gain the ultimate release from the cycle of birth and death. This is the story of the journey of a soul from individual to universal motherhood.

Sri Ramanasramam is very happy to commemorate this historical event with the publication of Alagammal’s Journey, A Sadhana Katha .
pp.92$4.00


book cover Bhagavan and Nayana

Vasishtha Ganapati Muni was a mighty spiritual personality. He came upon one greater, Sri Ramana Maharshi, and surrendered to him without reserve. This book chronicles the amazing details of the relationship between these two great spiritual personalities. It also provides a complete account of the great Muni's inspired Sanskrit compositions.
pp.155$6.00


book cover Bhagavan Ramana

A well composed sketch of Sri Ramana Maharshi's life, reprinted from the introduction to Ramana Maharshi and His Philosophy of Existence. This small book is an excellent short introduction to the life of Sri Maharshi.
pp.25$2.00 ExtractsFull Text


book cover Bhagavan Sri Ramana: A Pictorial Biography

The incomparable life of the Sage by Joan and Matthew Greenblatt is chronologically unfolded with over 200 illustrations and many quotations from the Maharshi and his devotees. Printed on art paper, extensively researched and produced with full attention to detail and quality, this is the very best pictorial book published by Sri Ramanasramam.
pp.112$19.00


book cover The Boy Sage

This beautifully illustrated children’s storybook tells the life of Sri Ramana Maharshi, highlighting his childhood experiences and the endearing relationship he had with children and animals.
pp.42 (art stock), hardbound, 8 3/4" x 11 1/4"$10.00


book cover Life of the Cow Lakshmi, The

Many imagine that Moksha occurs only in humans, but in June 1948 Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi declared that cow Lakshmi attained liberation. Her complete story is told in a child-friendly manner through a series of engaging dialogues. The book is profusely illustrated with colored drawings, and photographs.
pp.96$10.00


3.5" x 4.25", 1.3oz The Mahanirvana of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi

A small, well written pocket-size booklet with four photographs that paints a moving picture of the final days of the Maharshi's life.
pp.62$2.00


book cover The Mighty Mahatma Strides the Land

Born in a remote village of northern India, the author was caught in the current of Mahatma Gandhi's National Movement at a very young age. With a rare zeal, he aspired to imbibe Gandhi's ideals, while struggling to overcome the illiteracy and complacency which had persisted through the centuries. This is the story of Arunachal Bhakta Bhagavat's early youth, told in his own immitable style.
pp.55$1.00


[My Life and Quest cover image] My Life and Quest

By Arthur Osborne, one of the most ardent and well known of the devotees of Sri Ramana Maharshi. He was the Founder-Editor of The Mountain Path, the spiritual journal published by Sri Ramanasramam. He is also well known as the editor of 'The Collected Works of Ramana Maharshi' and as the author of 'Ramana Maharshi and the Path of Self-Knowledge', and other books.

The candid description of Osborne's personal struggles and his spiritual fulfillment, along with his moving portrayal of the spiritual ministry of Sri Bhagavan, offers a wealth of inspiration. This newest publication of Sri Ramanasramam, Arthur Osborne's autobiography, also contains 47 pages of his poems.
pp.217$10.00


Amar Chitra Katha book cover - 7" x 9.5" Ramana Maharshi, Amar Chitra Katha (Children)

Glorious Heritage of India Series. In thirty pages, the life and teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi is told with colorful illustrations in this popular format. Printed on quality paper, insuring years of reading for children of all ages.
pp.30$4.00


book cover Ramana Maharshi and the Path of Self-Knowledge

By Arthur Osborne. A well written and very popular biography which has done much to disseminate a knowledge of Sri Ramana Maharshi, both in India and abroad. Interesting chapters on "Upadesa" (teachings), "The Devotees," "The Mother," and "Continued Presence" contribute to this comprehensive profile of the Sage's unique life. (2000 EDITION)
pp.195$12.00رامانا-ماهارشي-و-درب-معرفة-الذات


book cover Restored Photos, Vol.1

All of the pictures used in this series of Restored Photographs have been selected for their clarity and definitions. A number of close-ups have also been included. Volume One contains 50 prints, comprising - 18 newly restored photographs with 8 close-ups. 11 previously restored photographs with 3 close-ups. 10 new colour plates. The photographs are a great treasure trove.
pp.??$25.00


book cover Self-Realization

By B.V. Narasimha Swami. This is the earliest major biography of Sri Ramana Maharshi, first published in 1931 and now containing an epilogue by S.S. Cohen.
pp.279$10.00Excerpt


book cover Sri Maharshi - A Short Life-Sketch

By M.S. Kamath. A richly illustrated biography written in simple style.
112 illustrations, 8 x 10, pp.60$5.00

 

book cover Sri Ramana Leela

By Krishna Bhikshu, a fervent lawyer-devotee first published this Telugu biography of Sri Ramana in 1936. This is one of three biographies published during the Maharshi's bodily lifetime. The contents of the book was read and revised before Sri Ramana on at least three occasions, prior to reprinting. Ramana Leela, therefore, is the only biography of Sri Bhagavan that has been so thoroughly scrutinized by the Sage, and hence rings with authenticity. This English translation was first published in 2004.
pp.317$10.00