Is Ram Tzu a sage, a poet, a madman? Perhaps he is all of these. Perhaps he is Nothing at all.
Wayne Liquorman was both a spiritual seeker and a family man with a successful export business when he met his first and final guru, Ramesh Balsekar, in September 1987.
The late Advaita sage, Ramesh S. Balsekar was a disciple of Nisargadatta Maharaj, himself a renowned Advaita master. Balsekar was drawn to Advaita as a boy, and particularly enjoyed reading about the teachings of Ramana Maharshi and Wei Wu Wei as an adult. After his retirement from banking, Ramesh discovered Nisargadatta Maharaj, who became his […]
The great Advaita Sage Nisargadatta Maharaj was born Maruti Kampli to devout Hindu parents on a small farm south of Mumbai in 1897. He left at 18 and settled in Mumbai. In spite of his poverty and lack of formal education, a forceful personality and desire for independence led him to start a string of […]
Although Ramana said almost nothing to Paul Brunton during his visit in 1931, the publication of Brunton’s A Search In Secret India made them both famous. The notoriety brought Somerset Maugham, Mercedes de Acosta, Julian P. Johnson, Arthur Osborne, Maurice Frydman, Merston Ethel, Henri Cartier-Bresson and many other Westerners to Ramana’s ashram. The avalanche of publications they […]