Be As You Are

Be As You Are

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Enlighten yourself in 2019 with the simple but powerful teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi - one of India's most revered spiritual masters.

'Our own Self-realization is the greatest service we can render the world'
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Be As You Are is the definitive guide to his knowledge, edited by the former librarian from Sri Maharshi's ashram, which can be found flourishing at the foot of the holy mountain of Arunchala.

The book collects conversations with the many seekers who came to him for guidance, answering the questions sought on the road to enlightenment.

Through this book, we can discover the essence of Sri Ramana's teaching: that self-realisation is the vital quest we must all pursue, before we can attempt to understand the world.

Reissue of the classic spiritual work, updated with a new cover.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 16mm | 202g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0140190627
  • 9780140190625
  • 27,079

Table of contents

The Teachings of Sriramana MaharshiAcknowledgments
Introduction
Part One: The Self
1. The nature of the Self
2. Self-awareness and Self-ignorance
3. The jnani


Part Two: Enquiry and Surrender
4. Self-enquiry theory
5. Self-enquiry practice
6. Self-enquiry misconceptions
7. Surrender


Part Three: The Guru
8. The Guru
9. Silence and sat-sanga


Part Four: Meditation and Yoga
10. Meditation and concentration
11. Mantras and japa
12. Life in the world
13. Yoga


Part Five: Experience
14. Samadhi
15. Visions and psychic powers
16. Problems and experiences


Part Six: Theory
17. Creation theories and the reality of the world
18. Reincarnation
19. The nature of God
20. Suffering and morality
21. Karma, destiny and free will


Glossary
Notes and references
Bibliography
Index
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About Sri Ramana Maharshi

Ramana Maharshi was one of the most significant spiritual teachers to emerge from India during the first half of this century, and remains widely admired. This collection of conversations between him and the many seekers who came to his ashram for guidance contains the essence of his teaching.
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