Parayana, the Poetic Works of Bhagavan (Abriged)
- Sri Ramana Maharshi
- Sri Ramana Ashramam, Tiruvannamalai
Abrigded Parayana, the Poetic Works of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi: It is said the words of a Jnani are equal in power, stature and authority to the cherished Vedas themselves. Indeed this applies to the compositions and translations of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi who at the age of sixteen attained complete and final liberation. Subsequently Bhagavan Ramana exhibited the extraordinary ability to compress the full breadth of his realization into terse poetic verses. Like mantras, these skillfully crafted arrows of light work on the mind of the reader in a mysterious and powerfully transformative way, bestowing understanding and wisdom on all who encounter them. Since the days at Virupaksha Cave, Bhagavan's devotees have chanted these works and have testified time and again to the purifying effect they have on heart, mind and soul. This revised and expanded edition contains the full repertoire of daily recitation at Sri Ramanasraman. While it includes devotional hymns written by devotees about Sri Bhagavan, it principally consists of the original Tamil poetry of the Master himself. Presented in roman script with adjoining English translations, this compendium is sure to prove invaluable not only for those who want to chant Sri Ramana's verses but also for those who long to drink in evermore deeply the boundless wisdom they contain.