Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address [email protected].

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Hindu > Annamalai Swami Final Talks
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Annamalai Swami Final Talks
Annamalai Swami Final Talks
Description
About The Book

Annamalai Swami was a direct disciple of Sri Ramana Maharshi, the great South Indian sage who lived at the foot of the holy mountain Arunachala for more than half a century.

In the 1980s small numbers of spiritual seekers, mostly westerners, started to visit Annamalai Swami to question him about his Guru’s teachings and their own spiritual practices. In response, Annamalai Swami began to talk about his experiences, his practices, and the methods that had worked for him. Most visitors were deeply impressed both by the quality of his teachings and by the aura of peace and authority that emanated from him.

The teachings that are presented in this book were given out between March and October, 1995, the last six months Annamalai Swami’s life. They represent the essence of his life long devotion to his Guru and his teachings.

Introduction

Annamalai Swami came to Bhagavan in 1928 and spent nearly all of the following ten years serving him, initially as his attendant, and subsequently as the supervisor of all the building projects that Sri Ramanasramam undertook during this period. The full story of Annamalai Swami’s association with Bhagavan has already been told in his autobiography, Living By The Words of Bhagavan. Many of the stories that Annamalai Swami alludes to in this book are recorded fully, in their proper context, in this earlier work.

In 1938 Bhagavan instructed Annamalai Swami to stop working in Sri Ramanasramam, saying that in future he should devote himself to solitary meditation in Palakottu, the community of sadhus that grew up on the western border of Sri Ramanasramam. Bhagavan even went so far as to say that Annamalai Swami should not visit him in the ashram any more. However, the harshness of this edict was considerably softened by the fact that Bhagavan came to Palakottu every day and often visited Annamalai Swami in his home, a small house that Bhagavan himself had helped to design. After Bhagavan passed away in 1950, Annamalai Swami lived and did sadhana in this house for many years, devoting all his energies to carrying out the spiritual teachings that Bhagavan had imparted to him. Annamalai has said that his years of constant meditation in the 1950s and 60s finally brought him to a Continuous awareness of the Self.

In the 1980s devotees, many of them foreigners, began to visit Annamalai Swami in order to get instructions on Bhagavan’s teachings. Some of the dialogues from this period appeared as the final portion of Living By The Words of Bhagavan. The visitors to his ashram and the readers who subsequently encountered these teachings in his book were often surprised by the elegant and trenchant way in which Annamalai Swami passed on the teachings that had been given to him by his Master. Though he had had virtually no formal education, his deep experience of the subject matter enabled him to communicate it with rare authority.

Unfortunately, very few of these sessions were recorded, so there is little record of these teachings sessions that took place in the 1980s and 90s. However in 1995, the year that Annamalai Swami finally passed away at the age of eighty-nine, audio recording were made of the sessions that took place between March and October. This small book is an edited record of what turned out to be the last six months of Annamalai Swami’s teaching career.

Annamalai Swami’s teachings were uncompromising, straightforward and rarely deviated from a solid core of advice that he himself had been given by his own Guru. However, they were delivered with a force and a gentle humour that was irresistibly attractive. In the last few years of his life his small room was invariably packed on the afternoons that he dispensed his wisdom. In offering this book to the gentle public, it is my hope that it will be found to be as useful and stimulating as the earlier collection of teachings. May the blessings of Bhagavan be on this small but valuable teaching record.

Annamalai Swami Final Talks

Item Code:
NAF189
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2006
Publisher:
ISBN:
9780971137165
Language:
English
Size:
8.5 inch X 5.5 inc
Pages:
99
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 150 gms
Price:
$15.00   Shipping Free
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Annamalai Swami Final Talks
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 5045 times since 30th Sep, 2014
About The Book

Annamalai Swami was a direct disciple of Sri Ramana Maharshi, the great South Indian sage who lived at the foot of the holy mountain Arunachala for more than half a century.

In the 1980s small numbers of spiritual seekers, mostly westerners, started to visit Annamalai Swami to question him about his Guru’s teachings and their own spiritual practices. In response, Annamalai Swami began to talk about his experiences, his practices, and the methods that had worked for him. Most visitors were deeply impressed both by the quality of his teachings and by the aura of peace and authority that emanated from him.

The teachings that are presented in this book were given out between March and October, 1995, the last six months Annamalai Swami’s life. They represent the essence of his life long devotion to his Guru and his teachings.

Introduction

Annamalai Swami came to Bhagavan in 1928 and spent nearly all of the following ten years serving him, initially as his attendant, and subsequently as the supervisor of all the building projects that Sri Ramanasramam undertook during this period. The full story of Annamalai Swami’s association with Bhagavan has already been told in his autobiography, Living By The Words of Bhagavan. Many of the stories that Annamalai Swami alludes to in this book are recorded fully, in their proper context, in this earlier work.

In 1938 Bhagavan instructed Annamalai Swami to stop working in Sri Ramanasramam, saying that in future he should devote himself to solitary meditation in Palakottu, the community of sadhus that grew up on the western border of Sri Ramanasramam. Bhagavan even went so far as to say that Annamalai Swami should not visit him in the ashram any more. However, the harshness of this edict was considerably softened by the fact that Bhagavan came to Palakottu every day and often visited Annamalai Swami in his home, a small house that Bhagavan himself had helped to design. After Bhagavan passed away in 1950, Annamalai Swami lived and did sadhana in this house for many years, devoting all his energies to carrying out the spiritual teachings that Bhagavan had imparted to him. Annamalai has said that his years of constant meditation in the 1950s and 60s finally brought him to a Continuous awareness of the Self.

In the 1980s devotees, many of them foreigners, began to visit Annamalai Swami in order to get instructions on Bhagavan’s teachings. Some of the dialogues from this period appeared as the final portion of Living By The Words of Bhagavan. The visitors to his ashram and the readers who subsequently encountered these teachings in his book were often surprised by the elegant and trenchant way in which Annamalai Swami passed on the teachings that had been given to him by his Master. Though he had had virtually no formal education, his deep experience of the subject matter enabled him to communicate it with rare authority.

Unfortunately, very few of these sessions were recorded, so there is little record of these teachings sessions that took place in the 1980s and 90s. However in 1995, the year that Annamalai Swami finally passed away at the age of eighty-nine, audio recording were made of the sessions that took place between March and October. This small book is an edited record of what turned out to be the last six months of Annamalai Swami’s teaching career.

Annamalai Swami’s teachings were uncompromising, straightforward and rarely deviated from a solid core of advice that he himself had been given by his own Guru. However, they were delivered with a force and a gentle humour that was irresistibly attractive. In the last few years of his life his small room was invariably packed on the afternoons that he dispensed his wisdom. In offering this book to the gentle public, it is my hope that it will be found to be as useful and stimulating as the earlier collection of teachings. May the blessings of Bhagavan be on this small but valuable teaching record.

Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Annamalai Swami Final Talks (Hindu | Books)

The Life and Teaching of Saint Ramalingar
by SP. Annamalai
Paperback (Edition: 1988)
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Item Code: IDE698
$20.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Cultural Heritage of India (Set of 9 Volumes)
Item Code: NAF605
$595.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Vision of Siva (Shiva) in Periyapuranam (An Old and Rare Book)
by Ratna Ma Navaratnam
Paperback (Edition: 1985)
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Item Code: IDF904
$20.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Essentials of Dvaita
Item Code: NAD494
$29.00
SOLD
Gems From The Ocean of Devotional Hindu Thought
by V.Krishnamurthy
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
ReadWorthy Publications
Item Code: NAD176
$31.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Studies on Ramayana
Item Code: NAH285
$36.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Thanks Exotic India, I just received a set of two volume books: Brahmasutra Catuhsutri Sankara Bhasyam
I Gede Tunas
You guys are beyond amazing. The books you provide not many places have and I for one am so thankful to have found you.
Lulian, UK
This is my first purchase from Exotic India and its really good to have such store with online buying option. Thanks, looking ahead to purchase many more such exotic product from you.
Probir, UAE
I received the kaftan today via FedEx. Your care in sending the order, packaging and methods, are exquisite. You have dressed my body in comfort and fashion for my constrained quarantine in the several kaftans ordered in the last 6 months. And I gifted my sister with one of the orders. So pleased to have made a connection with you.
EB Cuya FIGG, USA
Thank you for your wonderful service and amazing book selection. We are long time customers and have never been disappointed by your great store. Thank you and we will continue to shop at your store
Michael, USA
I am extremely happy with the two I have already received!
Robert, UK
I have just received the top and it is beautiful 
Parvathi, Malaysia
I received ordered books in perfect condition. Thank You!
Vladimirs, Sweden
You offer the best services for books, which normally others cannot provide.
Dr. Lagdhir, India
A wonderful and amazing company...Exotic India.
Scott, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2021 © Exotic India