This extended interview chronicles the life and teachings of Ramana Maharshi. I recommend it to anyone who wants to know the basics of who he was and what he taught.
Mostly about Books (expanded version)
About fifteen years ago I gave an interview in which I gave background information on all the books I had written. In 2014 I updated it by adding stories about all the book projects I had been involved in since the original interview was posted.
Interview with Viorica Wiessman
A few years ago I started an email interview with a Romanian translator who wanted me to give some biographical information about my first experiences in Tiruvannamalai. The interview was never completed. This is as far as we got…
Remembering Nisargadatta Maharaj
These are my recollections of the time I spent with Nisargadatta Maharaj in the late 1970s. I was prompted to write them down after a brief meeting with a casual visitor who wanted me to talk about that era of my life.
Living the Inspiration of Sri Ramana Maharshi
In 2002 I had an extended email exchange with an Indian professor who was teaching at a US university. He sent me questions about my life and the teachers I had been with, and I did my best to answer them. This interview is an edited summary of our interaction.
An Interview with David Godman
This is an interview I did by email with Rob Sacks around 2001. It initially appeared on Realization, a site he was running at the time. Rob has very generously hosted my site free of charge for many years. During that period he has provided invaluable technical help and support.