Updadesa Undiyar of Bhagavan Sri Ramana

Original:Upadesa Undiyar Tamil commentary by Sri Sadhu Om (Tamil)
Author (original): Sri Sadhu Om
English translation: Sri Sadhu Om and Michael James
Publisher: Sri Ramana Kshetra – Kanvashrama Trust, Tiruvannamalai, India
Edition: First, 1986; Second, 2004.
Word-by-word translation and explanation of the thirty verses of Upadesa Undiyar of Bhagavan Sri Ramana. A detailed explanation of the historical context of this important work of Sri Bhagavan is included in the introduction.
The word-for-word translation of Upadesa Undiyargiven in this book was made by Sri Sadhu Om, who was one of the foremost disciples of of Sri Bhagavan and close associate of Sri Murugannar. The above introduction and the notes which accompany each verse were written by me, but were based largely upon the explanations given by Sri Sadhu Om.
– From the introduction by Michael James

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • The Tamil verses of Upadesa Undiyar in Bhagavan Sri Ramana's own handwriting
  • Introduction
  • Upodghatam – Introductory Verses
  • Nul – Text
  • Vazhttu – Concluding Verses of Praise