Miscellaneous Books


Arunachala

Arunachala: Holy Hill - illustrated

By R. Henninger. First published in French in 1980. A guide to and history of the Arunachala Hill, which has been expanded in this English translation. A map of the Hill, listing 255 points of interest, with detailed commentary on many of these sites, gives this book an inestimable value for those visiting Tiruvannamalai, or anyone who wishes to have a deeper understanding of this ancient place of pilgrimage.

79 pages

The Glory of Arunachala

Translated by M .C. Subramanian - A translation of Arunachala Mahatmyam describing Arunachala and its glory. Also includes Arunachala Puranam

247 Pages

Ramana's Arunachala - Ocean of Grace Divine

With beautiful illustrations this book presents many aspects of Arunachala, its legends, festivals, the Temple, Saints who lived here, etc. Enlarged edition includes Inscriptions, Literary Works, etc.

461 Pages

 
Works in Praise of Sri Ramana

Forty Verses in Praise of Sri Ramana

This Sanskrit hymn composed by Kavyakantha Ganapati Muni is recited before the Maharshi's tomb every morning. The English translation follows each verse.

16 pages

The 108 Names of Bhagavan (Ramana Ashtothra)

By Viswanatha Swami - Chanted daily at all pujas performed at Bhagavan's Samadhi. Includes English translation and transliteration, commentary and Sanskrit text.

41 Pages

Forty Verses in Adoration of Sri Ramana

Translated by S. Sankaranarayanan - A translation and commentary reflecting Bhagavan's Divine Personality. Includes Tamil translation and fascimile of Bhagavan's Handwriting in Sanskrit.

68 Pages

Homage to the Presence of Sri Ramana (Sri Ramana Sannidhi Murai)

By Muruganar (Translated by K. Swaminathan) - Verses in adoration of Bhagavan by one of his staunch devotees who was a great Tamil poet.

176 Pages

Sri Ramana Stuti-Panchakam (Five Hymns to Sri Ramana)

By Satyamangalam Venkataramayyar (Translated by Munagala Venkataramiah) - Five beautiful songs in praise of Sri Ramana that have become favourites with devotees, especially, "Ramana Sadguru".

16 Pages

Sri Ramanasuprabhatam and Sri Ramana Lahari

By Swami Shantananda and Narendra Kesari - Includes Sanskrit text, English transliteration and translation and Tamil translation.

88 Pages

 
Various Subjects

A Search in Secret India - illustrated

By Paul Brunton. First published in 1934, this book did more than any other to popularize the Maharshi and his teachings outside of India. It is the story of the author's travels through India, meeting saints, occultist and visionaries, and finally coming to the Maharshi, where he experiences a spiritual revelation.

312 pages

Be Still, It is the Wind That Sings

By Arthur Osborne - A series of articles mainly from The Mountain Path, dealing with a wide range of subjects, including Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, etc.

475 Pages

Buddhism and Christianity in the Light of Hinduism

By Arthur Osborne - An interesting work on comparative religion.

218 Pages

Bhagavan Ramana and Mother - illustrated

A. R Natarajan describes the relationship between Sri Ramana Maharshi and his Mother. The book contains many photographs.

59 pages

The Cow Lakshmi

By Devaraja Mudaliar. An account of the famous cow which attained liberation by the Grace of Sri Bhagavan.

45 pages

Sri Ramana, Friend of Animals: The Life of Lakshmi The Cow

By Harihara Subramanian (Adaptation) - Events of cow Lakshmi's life, in dialogues between Bhagavan and devotees. Illustrated profusely with drawings and photographs.

90 Pages

The Garland of Guru's Sayings

Translated from the Tamil by Prof. K. Swaminathan. Muruganar was the inspired poet laureate of Ramanasramam and his poetry in this book embodies the most precise, systematic and authoritative exposition of the Master's teachings. The Maharshi read and approved these verses and even added twenty-eight of his own. Each verse represents a finely polished pearl that fell from the Maharshi's lips. The extensive Index and Table of Contents enhances its use as a practical source of reference on the Maharshi's teachings.

252 pages

 
For Those With Little Dust

Contains a selection of writings and poems from Arthur Osborne, who was by far the most distinguished and insightful writer that disseminated the Maharshi's message to the English speaking world. Published by Ramana Publications, USA.

313 pages

Forever is in the Now

Edited and compiled by A. R. Natarajan. Nearly fifty articles written on and about the Sage, originating from diverse sources, some of which are gripping accounts of first meetings with the Maharshi.

202 pages

Ramana-Arunachala

A collection of essays by Arthur Osborne on the life and teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi, written with the insight and clarity unique to the author.

64 pages

 
Ramana Mandiram

A selection of Muruganar's verses from Guru Vachaka Kovai and other works, with English translations by Prof. K. Swaminathan.

31 pages

Ramana Thatha

By Dr. Kumari Sarada. A book for children narrating simple, interesting stories from the life of Sri Ramana Maharshi.

22 pages

Spiritual Stories from Sri Ramana Maharshi

Edited by Joan Greenblatt. A collection of instructive stories narrated by Sri Ramana Maharshi.

134 pages

 
Sri Ramana - the Sage of Arunagiri

By Aksharajna. First published in 1937, this book contains a bright and robust description of the Sage's boyhood and subsequent life, followed by a comprehensive collection of the Maharshi's teachings culled from the standard sources. The author's genuine enthusiasm endows this book with a special value.

91 pages

Sri Ramana Dhyanam

A small, pocket-size book containing twenty-four stotra-like verses in English, and composed by N. N. Rajan in praise of Sri Ramana.

38 pages

Sri Ramana Stuti Panchakam

An English translation of five Tamil songs composed by Satyamangala Venkatarama Iyer in praise of Sri Ramana Maharshi. This enigmatic devotee visited the Maharshi only once in 1910 and was so transformed that he daily, for five days straight, ecstatically sang each one of these songs before the Sage. They have become the most popular songs in praise of Ramana in Tamil literature.

16 pages

The Vedaparayana

Twice daily, in front of the Maharshi, the Vedas were recited. Since the Maharshi often spoke highly about the value of listening to these chants, it continues today at his tomb in Sri Ramanasramam. In this book we find the English translations of the various scriptures that are recited daily.

75 pages

 
Souvenirs

Centenary Souvenir Commemorating Bhagavan's Advent at Arunachala

A series of essays by distinguished devotees on Bhagavan.

252 Pages

Golden Jubliee Souvenir (1896-1946)

A series of articles by distinguished persons including S. Radhakrishnan,C.G. Jung, Dilip Kumar Roy, Harindranath Chattopadhyaya, etc. Published on the occasion of the 50th year of Bhagavan's Advent at Arunachala

494 Pages

 
125 Years of Grace: Sri Ramana Maharshi Jayanti 2004

A collection of original, previously unpublished articles on Sri Bhagavan's Teachings and Advaitic thought commemorating Sri Bhagavan's 125th Jayanti; with refurbished archival photos.

128 Pages

Ramana Smrti (Birth Centenary Offering - 1980)

A series of interesting essays and and moving reminiscences by close devotees of Sri Ramana Maharshi.

228 Pages

Sri Atulyanateswarar Temple Kumbhabhishekam Souvenir

Extensive description of the temple, holy shrines in the vicinity, stories of saints who visited the Shrine etc. This was the temple in which Bhagavan stayed for a few hours during his journey to Tiruvannamalai in 1896 and where he had a vision of the Light.

118 Pages

 
Titles in Other Languages

Francaise

Sois Ce Que Tu Est (Be As You Are)

Deutsch

Alles Ist Eins (All is One)

Espanol

Se Lo Que Eres (Be As You Are)
Quien Soy Yo? (Who am I?)
Cuarenta Versos Sobre La Realidad (Forty Verses on Reality)