This presentation on self-enquiry features transcripts of talks I have given on this topic, along with teaching dialogues from Ramana Maharshi and Papaji in which they both explain the method and practice of enquiry.
Youtube talks on self-enquiry
These are filmed talks or dialogues on which I attempt to explain Bhagavan’s teachings on self-enquiry.
The practice of self-enquiry
This is a chapter from Be As You Are in which the practice of self-enquiry is explained, mostly in Ramana Maharshi’s own words.
Who is thinking?
This is the first section of The Fire of Freedom in which Papaji takes one of his visitors through the process of self-enquiry.
Who am I?
Bhagavan’s 1926 essay, entitled ‘Who am I?’ is one of the key presentations of his teachings. This annotated translation is supplemented by additional citations from Sri Ramana’s works that elaborate on many of the points that are being presented.
Robert Adams on Self-enquiry
Here is an account of how Robert Adams met Ramana Maharshi, followed by a dialogue in which he explains the process of self-enquiry.
The qualifications needed to do self-enquiry
B. V. Narasimhaswami started to edit a collection of dialogues with Bhagavan around 1929. After he left Ramanasramam around 1930 the project was abandoned and was not published until a few years ago. In this article I discuss one of the claims that his manuscript contained: that certain qualifications are necessary in order to do self-enquiry.
Meditation on the heart-centre
This was my response to questions I had been asked about self-enquiry, and whether it should be done while focusing on the heart centre of the right side of the chest.