Valley Center, CAUSA
September 23, 2012
About 12 years
Yes, daily meditation, reading, & Sesshins (Retreats), etc
Ramana Maharshi and Nisargadatta Maharaj are two GREAT TEACHERS. I've read the following books. Ramana Maharshi: Who Am I; Collected Works; Talks with Ramana Maharshi; and Self Inquiry of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi. Nisargadatta Maharaj: I Am That (One of my favorites); Self Knowledge and Self Realization; Consciousness and the Absolute, The Final Talks of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj; The Wisdom of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj; Prior to Consciousness, Talks with Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj; and Several books written by Ramesh S. Balsekar (Student of Nisargadatta Maharaj).
Yes, if it is a form of Transmission (Zen Tradition)
YES! YES! YES! I AM Ric
If you have a real authentic calling for "Love" & the "Truth" you must see investigate this for yourself.