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There is currently a discussion going on in USA and in many European countries about the questions if homosexual people can change to heterosexual, and if they should be allowed to marry as man & women do.
Is homosexuality a mental disorder?
Has Bhagavan ever said something about this?

The teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi / Ganapati Muni
« on: August 13, 2010, 04:43:51 PM »
I would like to know about Ganapati Muni.

The teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi / Ganges
« on: August 11, 2010, 10:57:34 PM »
There is the believe that someone who takes a bath in the Ganges gets purified of all sons.
Has Bhagavan ever spoken about Ganges, as he lived in South India were Ganges does not flow?


And Ramana seemed unconcerned regarding World War II. He is reported to have once remarked, “Who knows but that Hitler is a Jnani, a divine instrument.” (Chadwick, 35).

I cannot believe Maharishi said that Hitler was a Jnani.

Chadwick wrote what Bhagavan Ramana said about Hitler.  He did not write anything on this further.  A Brahma Jnani is beyond good
and evil.  Hitler was like that and his moksha lied in formation
of a Nazi world. On the way to this goal, he never bothered as to how many were butchered on the way.

Hitler most sure was not a Jnani, he was evil, crazy and a mass-murderer.

The teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi / Re: Arunachala Shiva
« on: August 07, 2010, 09:05:54 PM »
What about chanting "Unnamulai Amma", does that lead to liberation too?

Bhagavan Ramana Maharshi once recalled an interesting episode of Virupaksha cave days on the hill of Arunachala.
Bhagavan once thought of skipping breakfast due to the prevailing indigestion. He retreated from the cave quietly and slipped into the forest.
In the forest He was approached by seven ladies who each had a bag in their shoulder and accosted to have breakfast with them.
Each one competed with each other in serving Bhagavan.
Bhagavan managed to partake of the food of the seven sudden visitors and managed to escape from there.
While He took leave, they shouted back telling that He was entitled to have lunch as well with them and there was no way of escape.

Bhagavan as customary of Him, steeped in solitude, walked deep into the jungle to avoid being spotted by the wonder women.
As He rested under a tree, to His surprise the seven women once again appeared and expressed their wish to share their mid day meal with Him.
As Bhagavan spurt out a few words of protest saying that breakfast was suffice to keep Him going for three days, the three ladies engaged in getting prepared to serve Him. A variety of sumptuous dishes were served.

The women reverentially asked Bhagavan to partake of the food and to give up His protest.
They asked Him to consider that the lunch was specially hosted by the queen of the place, Goddess Unnamulai, Thiruvannamalai for Him.
After a while they surprisingly disappeared from the place. Bhagavan felt that perhaps they belonged to a different world.

It seemed having carried out the instruction of Unnamulai ( Mother Parvati as addressed in Thiruvannamalai ) they went their way.
Complete surrender meets the necessities of the hour unfailingly could be the message from this episode.
We may not be possessed of the devotion of thorough surrender like Bhagavan.
However the most merciful Master demanded only partial surrender for our redemption from both material and spiritual issues.
I found this story here.

The teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi / Arunachala Shiva
« on: August 05, 2010, 04:53:12 AM »
Will chanting of "Arunachala Shiva" lead to liberation?
What did Bhagvan say about this?
I ask because I am not fit for self-enquiry.

Could someone please post the actual quotes from Bhagavan about the subject.
This would be most apprectiated.  :)

What about person who suffer from "down syndrome" or similar handicap?
I do not think self-enquiry is possible for them.

Was does Maharishi say about this subject?

Arunachala / Arunachala Puranam and Arunachala Mahatmiyam in English?
« on: June 04, 2010, 09:45:53 PM »
Are there English translations of Arunachala Puranam and Arunachala Mahatmiyam and where can I get them?

Arunachala / Spelling & Mantra
« on: February 19, 2010, 06:40:09 AM »
Please, what is the correct spelling of "Arunachala"?
Is Arunachala a manifestation of Shakti Ma too?
Is there an Arunachala Shakti Mantra that can be used for Bhakti and for which no initiation is necessary?

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