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. Take a look at our Thiruvannamalai online itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Sri Ramana Ashram and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • September 26, 2017
    Peace and silence pervades this place. Many spaces to meditate, the caves in the mountain are absolutely to do, meditation is easier and far more profound. Many monkeys, fun but focre to have been fed they became thief... attention to your bag, it jumps you above and try to open it to steal your food, but nothing violent, nothing nasty.
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  • September 12, 2017
    Ramana Ashram is a very calm and serene place where you can spend quiet time and meditate or read the books filled with the wisdom gems of Ramana Maharishi. It is a must visit for people who are on th...  more »
  • September 9, 2017
    The saint Ramanar (a boy born at Tiruchuli, near Aruppukottai in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu) or Ramana Maharishi, as known popularly in India and abroad..is not a tourist spot, but a spiritua...  more »
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  • January 4, 2017
    Awsome collection of writings abt bhagavan ramana
  • July 21, 2016
    Ramana Ashram is really a peaceful place, amazing atmosphere, people can grab a lot of books from there.
  • January 2, 2017
    Lot off Good books available here

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