Your true nature is always the undivided, nondual Brahman, Which is a mass of Being-Consciousness-Bliss, Motionless, ancient, still, Eternal, without attributes, Without confusions, without sheaths, Without parts, without impurity, Completely free from any illusion of duality, Full, peerless, and the One. From Song of Ribhu, Chapter two. The Ribhu Gita is a spiritual text that [...]
Archive for April, 2008
Saturday night was full moon night again, this time special due to the Tamil New Year. Carol and I had not done pradakshina around Arunachala on such nights and had planned to do so this night. We have been preparing. This is a big effort for aging Westerner bodies. From our house, Brindavanam, it is [...]
Sri Ramana used to say that just like an elephant wakes up upon seeing a lion in the dream, in the same way the devotee wakes up to his own True Reality, upon seeing the Guru in this world dream.
In so many ways Arunachala is the focus of our life here in Tiruvannamalai. I want to show some of the views that we live with, since many are interested in this holy mountain. Views of Arunachala Classic pictures Ramana’s drawing Arunachaleswara Temple Arunachala from around the hill People climbing Hill for Deepam Arunachala Views [...]