Ramana Maharshi on Renunciation

"The life of action need not be renounced. If you meditate for an hour or two every day you can then carry on with your duties. If you meditate in the right manner then the current of mind induced will continue to flow even in the midst of your work. It is as though there … Continue reading Ramana Maharshi on Renunciation

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Mr. Ranganathan, I. C. S: In Srimad Bhagavad Gita there is a passage: One’s own dharma [swadharma] is the best; an alien dharma is full of risks. What is the significance of one’s own dharma? Ramana Maharshi: It is usually interpreted to mean the duties of the orders and of the different castes. The physical … Continue reading π‘πšπ¦πšπ§πš 𝐌𝐚𝐑𝐚𝐫𝐬𝐑𝐒 𝐨𝐧 π’π°πšππ‘𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐚

Ramana Maharshi on Nations

(Source: Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi) D.: Is there use in bringing America and India closer by bringing the intelligentsia of the two countries together, say, by exchange of professors, etc.? Maharshi: Such events will take place automatically. There is a Power guiding the destinies of nations. These questions arise only when you have lost … Continue reading Ramana Maharshi on Nations

Ramana Maharshi on Death

The following views of Ramana Maharshi on death are extracted from the book Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi, published by Sri Ramanasramam and available for free download here - https://www.holybooks.com/talks-sri-ramana-maharshi/ News of someone’s death was brought to Sri Bhagavan. He said, β€œGood. The dead are indeed happy. They have got rid of the troublesome overgrowth … Continue reading Ramana Maharshi on Death

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Ramana Maharshi on Contemplation

I [Yogi Ramaiah] asked [Ramana] Maharshi about contemplation. He taught me as follows: When a man dies the funeral pyre is prepared and the body is laid flat on the pyre. The pyre is lit. The skin is burnt, then the flesh and then the bones until the whole body falls to ashes. What remains … Continue reading Ramana Maharshi on Contemplation