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Ramana Maharshi (30 December 1879 – 14 April 1950) is widely acknowledged as one of the outstanding Hindu gurus of modern times.He was born Venkataraman Iyer, in Tiruchuli, Tamil Nadu, South India, and given the name Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi in 1907.
In response to questions on self-liberation and the classic texts on Yoga and Vedanta, Ramana recommended self-enquiry as the principal way to awaken to the “I-I”, realise the Self and attain liberation. He also recommended Bhakti, and gave his approval to a variety of paths and practices. Read More On Wikipedia
Realisation is not acquisition of anything new nor is it a new faculty. It is only removal of all camouflage
For those who have obtained unobstructed knowledge of Self, the world is seen merely as a bondage causing imagination.
If you hold this feeling of ‘I’ long enough and strongly enough, the false ‘I’ will vanish leaving only the unbroken awareness of the real, immanent ‘I’, consciousness itself.
All activities and events that a body is to go through are determined at the time of conception.
Yoga and Vedanta
The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measures to gauge spiritual progress.