Tag: Self Inquiry

Ramana Maharshi



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
birthname: Venkataraman Iyer, Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi, Bhagavan
Function: 
Jnani
Traditions: 
Advaita, Jnana Yoga
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
December 30, 1879
Place of Birth: 
Tiruchuli (near Madurai), Tamil Nadu, India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
April 14, 1950
Other Related Gurus: 
A. Ramana


Mooji



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Anthony Paul Moo-Young, Tony Moo
Function: 
Guru
Traditions: 
Advaita
Main Countries of Activity: 
England, India
Date of Birth: 
29/01/1954
Place of Birth: 
Port Antonio, Jamaica
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 


Annamalai Swami



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
birthname: Sella Perumal
Function: 
Jnani
Traditions: 
Advaita, Jnana Yoga
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
1906
Place of Birth: 
Tondankurichi, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu, India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
November 9, 1995
Ancestor Gurus: 
Descendant Gurus: 


V. V. Brahmam



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Sri V. V. Brahmam, Sri Brahmam
Function: 
Jnani
Traditions: 
Advaita
Main Countries of Activity: 
India, Czech Republic
Date of Birth: 
1944
Place of Birth: 
Tadipatri, Andhra Pradesh, India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 


Rimvi



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
The Power With.in
Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Nonduality, Advaita, Zen
Main Countries of Activity: 
Canada, Philippines, Lithuania
Date of Birth: 
Unknown
Place of Birth: 
Lithuania
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes


Self Inquiry - tips

erez's picture



The following contains 4 valuable recommendations to share with those who embark on the remarkable path of Sri Ramana Maharshi's Self Inquiry (also written "Self Enquiry", in Sanskrit: "Atma Vichara"). Those who are not familiar with the Self Inquiry technique can learn about it here.



What is Self Inquiry?

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Recently, quite a lot of people who read my blog post Self Inquiry - tips and were not familiar with Ramana Maharshi's Self Inquiry (also written "Self Enquiry", in Sanskrit: "Atma Vichara") got curious and asked me to explain what it is and how to do it.



Warning about "Awareness Watching Awareness"

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I have encountered here a question asking about the method known by the name "Awareness Watching Awareness" and have decided



Self Inquiry techniques

suzame's picture



There are here a few extremely valuable posts of tips & tricks for doing Ramana Maharshi's self enquiry.

I would specially recommend two:



Who is it that...? A powerful exercise

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Instructions:

  • Ask yourself the following questions but do not try to answer them, do not try to respond in an intellectual manner, use them as mental pointers to pinpoint and sense the feeling of "I" that is always there in the substratum of your stream of consciousness and then observe this "I".