This is the fourth revised edition of Conscious Immortality first published in 1983. It is a record of conversations and observations made by Paul Brunton and Munagala S. Venkataramiah, the compiler of Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi during the second half the 1930s. Just over half the record in Conscious Immortality can also be found in "Talks."
Since Brunton's notebook is a historical document, the ashram has reprinted the notebook adhering as closely as possible to its original format and style. The editing has been minimal.
There is a wealth of instruction in the notebook and the devotees can gain immeasurably from this new edition.
This diary by Devaraja Mudaliar records conversations and events that took place in the Maharshi's hall during the years 1945 to 1947. The author felt quite free with the Maharshi and discussed all matters with him. Interesting insights into the Sage's personal life, his relations with devotees, habits and interests, along with many unique dialogues relating to sadhana are all recorded in a manner easy to read.
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By Suri Nagamma. Includes 241 letters from the original Volumes 1 and 2 and incorporates the 31 letters formerly published in 'Letters from and Recollections of Sri Ramanasramam'. These letters Suri Nagamma wrote to her brother from Sri Ramanasramam are translated by D.S.Sastri. The author, who was a beloved devotee of the Master, wonderfully captures the unique personality of the Sage, while graphically recording many incidents in the Old Hall. The Maharshi encouraged her in this writing and specifically related many incidents and teachings to her so they could be recorded.
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By Paul Brunton. A reprint of three chapters from A Search in Secret India, the book which first made Sri Ramana Maharshi widely known outside of India.
A collection of Sri Ramana Maharshi's answers to questions that cover a vast range of spiritual topics, arranged and edited by subject into thirteen chapters. This forms a brief but comprehensive record of his oral teachings.
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This book, written by A.V.Ramanan, details the life story of Kavyakantha Ganapati Muni. Quotations from various Vedantic scriptural works and interesting anecdotes are strewn throughout the pages of this book. This great Vedic seer was an extraordinary poet, scholar, and devotee whose monumental works will be remembered throughout the ages. Readers will be immensely benefited by studying the details of this foremost devotee of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi.
Sat Darshana is Vasistha Ganapati Muni's inspired Sanskrit translation of Sri Ramana's Tamil "Ulladu Narpadu" (Forty verses on Reality). Kapali Sastri, a close disciple of the Muni, has elucidated with clarity and profundity the meaning of these verses in his Sanskrit Bhasya (commentary). This book also contains Sastri's recorded conversations with Sri Bhagavan. These "Talks" cover the full range of the Maharshi's teaching and prepare the ground for cultivating a deep insight into Sri Bhagavan's seminal teaching in the form of forty verses.
An English translation by Dr. T.M.P. Mahadevan of the question and answer version of Vichara Sangraham, which is a compilation of answers given by Sri Ramana Maharshi to forty questions asked by Gambhiram Seshayyar between 1900 and 1902. The young Sage, then about twenty, was not speaking at the time, so he wrote his replies on paper. Most of the questions relate to the paths of Raja Yoga and Jnana Yoga.
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An English translation by Dr. T.M.P. Mahadevan of Upadesa Manjari, a Tamil work containing seventy questions and answers recorded by Sri Natananandar.
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Sri Ramana Gita, composed by Sri Vasishtha Ganapati Muni embodies the teachings of Bhagvan Sri Ramana Maharshi - Sri Kavayakantha Ganapati Muni, in the company of other aspirants received answers to 37 queries presented to Sri Ramana during 1916 and 1917. These he recorded in 18 chapters comprising three hundred verses, along the lines of the Bhagavad Gita. A commentary was written in Sanskrit by Ganapati's disciple Sri Kapali Sastriar and this has been translated in turn by the Satriar's disciple S.Sankaranarayanan. This edition also includes a reprint (pp.263-497) of the Sanskrit text and the Prakasa Commentary of Sri Sastriar as published by Sri Ramanasramam in 1946.
A Sanskrit text of over three hundred verses by Kavyakanta Ganapati Muni. There are eighteen chapters on varied subjects with Sanskrit text and English transliteration on the left page, and the corresponding English and Tamil prose translation on the right. The verses are a collection of questions and answers, with some hymns in praise of Sri Ramana Maharshi. The edition is translated without commentary by Sri Viswanathan Swami and Prof. K. Swaminathan.
The most recent edition available from Sri Ramanasramam with cover design, binding and paper of the highest quality. This is the most voluminous collection of dialogues with Sri Ramana Maharshi, covering almost every spiritual topic imaginable and recorded in English by Swami Ramananda Saraswati (Sri Munagala S.Venkataramaiah) during the years 1935 to 1939. All the notes made to produce this book were shown to the Sage for approval, and every effort was made to record correctly both the question and answer as they occurred. Open up this book anywhere, begin reading and you will find yourself transported to the Old Hall, sitting before the Maharshi and drinking in his life-giving words. We highly recommend this book to all serious seekers.
pp.657 $19.00 (paperback) Extracts & Audiobook, PDF Selected Talks on sriramanamaharshi.org