Sri Ramana Teachings
Why and how to practise self-investigation

Why and how to practise self-investigation

September 22, 2021

In a Zoom meeting on 17th September 2021 Michael answers a series of questions asked by Palani about the teachings of Bhagavan Ramana, particularly about why and how to practise self-investigation (ātma-vicāra).

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Distinguishing atma-svarupa from ego

Distinguishing atma-svarupa from ego

September 21, 2021

In a Zoom meeting on 16th September 2021 Michael answers several questions asked by Indira about Bhagavan’s teachings, such as whether the seer is ego or our real nature (ātma-svarūpa), the role of ego in our spiritual journey towards self-knowledge, the practice of surrender to the will of God or guru, the value of a human birth, the benefit of self-investigation while we are still practising, doership and niṣkāmya karma, and God as both īśvara and the transcendent reality.

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Self-investigation and being free of thoughts

Self-investigation and being free of thoughts

September 20, 2021

In a Zoom meeting with Ramana Kendra, Delhi, on 12th September 2021 Michael James answered the following six sets of questions about the practice of self-investigation and other aspects of Bhagavan’s teachings:

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Nan Ar? (Who am I?) paragraph 14 Q&A

Nan Ar? (Who am I?) paragraph 14 Q&A

September 19, 2021

In a Zoom meeting of the ‘Ramana Maharshi Foundation UK’ on 11th September 2021 Michael James first discussed in detail the fourteenth paragraph of Nāṉ Ār? (Who am I?), and that first portion of this meeting has been posted here as a separate episode: Nan Ar? (Who am I?) paragraph 14.

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Nan Ar? (Who am I?) paragraph 14

Nan Ar? (Who am I?) paragraph 14

September 19, 2021

In a Zoom meeting of the ‘Ramana Maharshi Foundation UK’ on 11th September 2021 Michael James discusses the fourteenth paragraph of Nāṉ Ār? (Who am I?) sentence by sentence:

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Self-surrender and self-attentiveness

Self-surrender and self-attentiveness

September 16, 2021

In a Zoom meeting with Ernesto and Carlos of ‘Yo Soy Tu Mismo’ (a group of Spanish devotees of Bhagavan Sri Ramana) on 7th September 2021, Michael James answers the questions:

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Selflessness and self-attentiveness

Selflessness and self-attentiveness

September 16, 2021

In a Zoom meeting with Ernesto and Carlos of ‘Yo Soy Tu Mismo’ (a group of Spanish devotees of Bhagavan Sri Ramana) on 7th September 2021, Michael James answers the question:

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How to be constantly self-attentive

How to be constantly self-attentive

September 16, 2021

In a Zoom meeting with Ernesto and Carlos of ‘Yo Soy Tu Mismo’ (a group of Spanish devotees of Bhagavan Sri Ramana) on 7th September 2021, Michael James answers the questions:

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Nan Ar? (Who am I?) paragraph 9

Nan Ar? (Who am I?) paragraph 9

September 14, 2021

In a Zoom meeting with the San Diego Ramana Satsang on 5th September 2021 Michael answers questions about the practice of self-investigation and self-surrender and other aspects of Bhagavan’s teachings, and then discusses paragraph 9 of Nāṉ Ār? (Who am I?).

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The nature of ego

The nature of ego

September 10, 2021

During the international celebration of Bhagavan Ramana’s 125th Advent (anniversary of the day he came to Arunachala on 1st September 1896) organised by Arunachala Ashrama, New York, on 5th September 2021 Michael James discusses how Bhagavan clarified the nature of ego and why and how it can be eradicated only by means of the simple practice of self-investigation and self-surrender.

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