Sri Ramana Maharshi was born at the end of the 19th century in Tamil Nadu, India. In 1896, at the age of 16, he became aware of his true Self. Following this realization, he journeyed to the holy mountain Arunachala in Tiruvannamalai, where he remained and devotees flocked to receive his silent teaching of the direct path. Click here for Sri Ramana Maharishi Website, with more information on his teachings and visiting the ashram.
1879 – 1950
The Embodiment of Shiva
Sri H.W.L Poonja ʻPapajiʻ traveled to the holy mountain Arunachala to meet his master Ramana Maharshi, in the late 1940ʻs. Upon his awakening, Papaji shared his realization with many seekers through Satsang in Lucknow until his death in 1997. He is responsible for Satsang spreading throughout the world. More on Papaji’s teachings.
“In this life, I was blessed with meeting my beloved teachers Gangaji & Eli, who introduced me to their teacher Papaji & to Ramana Maharshi.