Rare Books Beloved by Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi

Sri Ramana Maharshi

Sri Ramana Maharshi Banner

Rare Books Beloved by Sri Ramana Maharshi

Kaivalya Navanitam – (Cream of Liberation)

The profound text so highly regarded by Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharsh.

 Kaivalya Navaneeta - Sri Ramana Maharshi
Download PDF File

Ribhu Gita

Bhagavan Ramana’s often referred to the Ribhu Gita in his talks with devotees and seekers, and he is reported to have said that if one repeatedly read Chapter 26 of the Ribhu Gita one could pass spontaneously into Samadhi, or the natural state of Self-realization.

Download PDF File

Ashtavakra Gita

Bhagavan said, ‘Because Brahma Jnana is not something external, which is somewhere faraway where you can go and get it, you cannot say that it will take so long or so short a time to attain it. It is always with you. . . . All that is necessary is to surrender yourself completely to the Guru, to surrender your notion of ‘I’ and ‘mine’ ….”

 Ashtavakra Gita,
Download PDF File

Ellam Ondre

Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi said, “If you want liberation, write, read, and practice the instructions in Ellam Ondre.

 Ellam Ondre - (All is One)
Download PDF File

Yoga Vasishtam

Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi used to refer to Yoga Vasishta frequently and has even incorporated six couplets from it in His Supplement to Forty Verses (verses 21 to 27).
 Yoga Vasishta Maha Ramayana
Download PDF File

Advaita Bodha Deepika or The Lamp of Non-Dual Knowledge

One of the few books highly spoken of by Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi.

 Advaita Bodha Deepika or The Lamp of Non Dual Knowledge
Download PDF File
Sorupa Saram (also known as Swarupa Saram when it is spelt in the Sanskrit way)


This work was so highly valued by Bhagavan, he included it on a list of six titles that he recommended to Annamalai Swami. Since the other five were Kaivalya Navaneetam, Ribhu Gita, Ashtavakra Gita, Ellam Ondre, and Yoga Vasishta, Sorupa Saram is in distinguished company.



 Sorupa Saram - The Essence of One's True Nature

Download PDF File

Tripura Rahasya – (The Mystery Beyond the Trinity)

“Tripura Rahasya or the Mystery Beyond the Trinityis” an ancient prime text on Advaita in Sanskrit and was highly commended by Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi for study by seekers.


Download PDF File

Maha Yoga or the Upanishadic Lore

In this book the author passes the philosophical portion of Sri Ramana Maharshi’s teaching through the Advaitic acid-test, and then declares the teaching to be genuine coin of the  Advaitic realm.

 Maha Yoga

Download PDF File

In order to view the PDF files, it is strongly recommended:

More powerful than other PDF software, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is the free, trusted standard for viewing, printing and annotating PDFs. And now, it’s connected to Adobe Document Cloud — so it’s easier than ever to work with PDFs on computers and mobile devices.

Get Adobe Acrobat Reader