The man becomes duly equipped for one of the three aforesaid paths. His intuition may also develop directly by this single method.
One day when Sri Ramana started to go round the hill with Palaniswami walking behind him. After he had gone some way Aiyaswami seems to have called Palaniswami back and given him a pencil and paper, saying, “For some days now Swami has been composing stanzas everyday. He may do so today as well, so you had better take this paper and pencil with you.” That day Sri Bhagavan practically completed the Marital Garland of Letters, the first of the five hymns.
Every day I would visit Bhagavan and listen to his talks with the devotees. Deep in my mind there was the same rock-like stillness, immensely solid and yet strangely vibrant. A devotee remembers Bhagavan Ramana.
Let us go Home together. Wait for me on this light beam path that You so gently lend me a hand to embark. Wait for me if I foible and fumble for I have traveled this too long in the past. And wandered away for too long. Wait for me as You kindly look on [...]
Then I understood that we did not go to him for profit, but because away from him there was no life for us.