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Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi
December 1879 - April 1950
The News & Articles Pages
Welcome to the news/articles page of the Arunachala Ramana website. These pages are designed to keep you up to date with what is going on in relation to those things that concern or are of interest to devotees. Any opinions expressed in signed articles on these pages are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect any particular viewpoint. You can submit your own articles for inclusion on this page, but they must be truthful and not be self-promotional in any way whatsoever.
Publications to download - updated May 2006
A cautionary note on charitable intentions - A true story about a child abused and maimed for greed by his own relatives - updated 2008
Visiting Arunachala - some advice about what might encounter here on a daily basis - a little severe in places
The 1939 prose version of 'Who Am I?' - an excellent version corrected by Bhagavan himself.
Meditation and Vichara - What is it? - A little help to clarify matters
The Srimad Bhagavatam is an excellent work containing stories of the Lord's Avatars and the life story of Lord Krishna. This work was compiled for everyone to read and practice, especially those who are not allowed to read or hear the Vedas (which are dualistic and do not address the subject of Mukti, Brahman, etc.). It is the clearest exposition of the paths to Mukti and offers the clearest advice on sadhana and conduct in life.
The extracts below have been chosen to answer the questions that many seekers are confused about or troubled by, but in no way are they comprehensive. The full book should be read many times by anyone who is serious about mukti in this lifetime.
Extracts from the Srimad Bhagavatam 1 - Lord Kapila's instructions to His mother
Extracts from the Srimad Bhagavatam 2 - Vamana Avatara
Extracts from the Srimad Bhagavatam 3 - Yayati - contains excellent advice
Extracts from the Srimad Bhagavatam 4 - Lord Krishna meets the ancient Rishis
Extracts from the Srimad Bhagavatam 5 - Narada's instructions to Vasudeva
Extracts from the Srimad Bhagavatam 6 - Uddhava Gita - part 1 - broken into three parts for ease of viewing
Extracts from the Srimad Bhagavatam 7 - Uddhava Gita - part 2
Extracts from the Srimad Bhagavatam 8 - Uddhava Gita - part 3