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Sri Ramana Ashram, Thiruvannamalai

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Learn about self-inquiry and awakening at Sri Ramana Ashram, the spiritual hermitage of a renowned Indian sage at the foot of the Arunachala Hills. Dedicated to the first Hindu guru to gain international recognition, who lived here from 1922 until his death in 1950, the ashram features a shrine visited by thousands of devotees every year. The shrine displays some personal belongings of Ramana Maharshi, who gained fame in popular Western culture by the English novelist W. Somerset Maugham. Walk among peacocks in the tranquil ashram surrounded by greenery. Add Sri Ramana Ashram to your Thiruvannamalai travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Thiruvannamalai itinerary builder.
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  • I was recommended to visit this place to meditate in peace. The priests' chants and hymns fills the atmosphere in the meditation hall with intense and positive vibrations that assist you to meditate o...  more »
  • thiruvannamalai is a great spiritual centre for meditation and inner awakening.Sri ramana spent his whole life meditating in mouna here.i spent four days in the ashram,made giri pradikshan which sri R...  more »
  • A well maintained and serene place, Ideally you can stay there with advanced booking and be involved with various activities of the Ashram. You can also visit the spot where the Maharshi did penance a...  more »
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  • Awsome collection of writings abt bhagavan ramana
  • Ramana Ashram is really a peaceful place, amazing atmosphere, people can grab a lot of books from there.
  • Lot off Good books available here

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