By Sri Ramana Maharshi
Explanations By Sadhu Om
Translated by Michael James
Publisher: Sri Ramana Kshetra, Kanvashrama Trust (2007)
THIS IS A WORD-FOR-WORD TRANSLATION of Bhagavan’s Five Hymns to Arunachala. The translation is by Michael James and the explanatory notes are by Sadhu Om.
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Here is a sample, the first verse of Arunachala Ashtakam, in which Bhagavan describes how he became aware of the greatness and true nature of Arunachala.