Biographies

Ramana Maharshi

by Matthew Greenblatt

“It is false to speak of Realization; what is there to realize? The real is ever as it is. All that is required is to cease regarding as real that which is unreal.” —Ramana Maharshi In the ancient township of Tiruchulli, in a dry, dusty corner of South India, legend speaks of Lord Shiva saving […]

N.Balarama Reddy

by Matthew Greenblatt

“Once in a way a man of extraordinary spiritual caliber makes his appearance in this world and leaves an indelible impression on the mind of humanity. Such a one was Ramana Maharshi. Ramana taught both through silence and speech. His silence was so powerful as to silence the mind of the seeker with right receptivity. […]

Milarepa

by by Lama Rimpoche and B. Cutillo

“All the water and drink you’ve consumed Through beginningless time until now Has failed to slake thirst or bring you contentment. Drink therefore this stream Of enlightened mind, fortunate one.” —Milarepa Milarepa has been a great inspiration to seekers through-out the world. The fascinating and inspiring account of his life, presented in the book Tibet’s […]

Maurice Frydman

by Barry Gordon

“Your own Self is your ultimate teacher. The outer teacher is merely a milestone. It is only your inner teacher that will walk with you to the goal, for he is the goal. —Nisargadatta Maharaj, from the book I Am That If I were to mention the name Maurice Frydman to spiritual practitioners who are […]

Lucy Cornelssen

by Joan Greenblatt

A True Mystic There are a few individuals who come into this world, live a remote, almost obscure life, yet radiate a special presence. They are like a little lantern on a worn path that, if one stumbles across, lights one’s way. Lucy Cornelssen was one such lantern. She was a true mystic, born with […]