Author Topic: Ramana Maharshi about Vaikunta, Kailasa, Indraloka, Chandraloka,etc  (Read 1654 times)


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31st January, 1946

Someone enquired of Bhagavan some time back, “People talk of Vaikunta, Kailasa, Indraloka, Chandraloka,etc. Do they really exist?”

Bhagavan replied, “Certainly. You can rest assured that they all exist.There also a Swami like me will be found seated on a couch and disciples will also be seated around him. They will ask something and he will say something in reply. Everything will be more or less like this.

What of that? If one sees Chandraloka, he will ask for Indraloka, and after Indraloka, Vaikunta and after Vaikunta,Kailasa, and so on, and the mind goes on wandering. Where is shanti? If shanti is required, the only correct method of securing it is by Self-enquiry. Through Self-enquiry Selfrealisation is possible.

If one realises the Self, one can see all these worlds within one’s self. The source of everything is one’s own Self, and if one realises the Self, one will not find anything different from the Self. Then these questions will not arise. There may or may not be a Vaikunta or a Kailasa but it is a fact that you are here, isn’t it? How are you here? Where are you? After you know about these things, you can think of all those worlds.”

Source: Letters from Sri Ramanasramam VOLUMES I, II & Letters from and Recollections of Sri Ramanasramam By SURI NAGAMMA Translated by D. S. SASTRI

Once Bhagavan Ramana said,

To whatever extent this world is real to that same extent are other worlds real. Only this much can be said about heaven and hell without giving rise to arguments.


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Re: Ramana Maharshi about Vaikunta, Kailasa, Indraloka, Chandraloka,etc
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2010, 07:32:27 PM »
This is what the first verse of ULLadu Narpadu main text, tries
to arrive at.  This is how Vivartha Vadha gives rise to Ajata
Vada, through a competent Guru.

Arunachala Siva.