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 […]
Advaita is a Sanskrit word meaning not two. It points to the indivisible or non-dual nature of reality. Although it’s associated in India with Vedanta as part of traditional Hindu religious life, here it is not taught as part of any religion at all, and has absolutely no tenets or dogma. The Advaita Fellowship supports the teaching of Wayne […]