[Advaita-l] Ramana Maharshi - Advaitin or Neo Advaitin?

Venkatraghavan S agnimile at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 02:58:37 CDT 2016

I agree. I am not saying he belonged to a sampradAya either.

On 22 Sep 2016 8:41 a.m., "Bhaskar YR" <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:

> praNAms
> Hare Krishna
> Oh I meant that I was only provisionally accepting Kripa ji's view that
> Ramana Maharishi did not belong to a sampradAya for the sake of argument. I
> do not believe that to be the case.
> >  But I want to be true to myself here.  It is quite evident that, when
> we go by the strict norms of orthodox saMpradAya and its avichhinna
> guru-shishya paraMpara, ramaNa did not belong to any of the bonafide
> saMpradAya, as I said he can be considered as mahatma from atyAshrami.  But
> it does not make him an official representative of any  sAmpradAya and
> Acharya or saMnyAsi of an orthodox tradition.  Fact remains, atleast in my
> opinion, based on his biography and teaching that bhagavAN ramaNa  maharshi
> was a brahmanishTa jnAni but not shrOtreeya in traditional sense.  And he
> was not a traditional dashanAmi sanyasi but it hardly a matter of concern
> to this 'sage'.
> Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
> bhaskar

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