Society of Abidance in Truth

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The Society of Abidance in Truth (SAT) is a spiritual nonprofit organization (501(c)(3))[1] consecrated to the teachings of Advaita Vedanta, especially as revealed by Sri Ramana Maharshi.[2][3][4]

Siva Lingam and Sri Ramana Maharshi after puja during 2012 Self-Knowledge Retreat at SAT Temple

Publications[edit]

The Society of Abidance in Truth has published English translations of works such as the Ribhu Gita, an essential and classic work of Advaita Vedanta[5][6] highly recommended by Sri Ramana Maharshi.[7] The translation has since then been re-published by Sri Ramanasramam (Tiruvannamalai, India)[8] and translated into Hindi,[9] Italian,[10][11] Korean,[12] and German.[13][14] Below is the list of their current publications:

  • The Ribhu Gita, Translated by Dr. H. Ramamoorthy and Nome, First Edition 1995, ISBN 978-0-9703667-4-0: This is the English translation from the original Sanskrit epic Sivarahasyam.
  • The Ribhu Gita, Translated by Dr. H. Ramamoorthy and Nome, Second Edition 2017, ISBN 978-1-9471540-0-1: This is the second edition of the English translation from the original Sanskrit epic Sivarahasyam.
  • The Song of Ribhu, Translated by Dr. H. Ramamoorthy and Nome, 2000, ISBN 978-0-9703667-0-2: This is the English translation of the Tamil Ribhu Gita.
  • The Song of Ribhu Audiobook: Chapters 1 through 11, Reading in English by Nome accompanied by soft vina music by Zia Mohiuddin Dagar (Rudra vina, Raga Yaman), ISBN 978-0-9819409-1-5
  • Nirguna Manasa Puja: Worship of the Attributeless one in the Mind, by Adi Sankara, Translated by Dr. H. Ramamoorthy and Nome, 1993, ISBN 978-0-9703667-5-7
  • Svatmanirupanam, by Adi Sankara, Translated by Dr. H. Ramamoorthy and Nome, 2002, ISBN 978-0-9703667-1-9
  • Nirvana-Satkam, by Adi Sankaracarya, Translated by Nome, 2004, ISBN 978-0-9703667-6-4
  • A Bouquet of Nondual Texts, by Adi Sankara, Translated by Dr. H. Ramamoorthy and Nome, 2006, ISBN 978-0-9703667-2-6
  • Origin of Spiritual Instruction, by Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi, 2006, ISBN 978-0-9703667-3-3
  • Timeless Presence, by Nome, 2003, ISBN 978-0-9703667-7-1
  • Four Requisites for Realization and Self-Inquiry, by Nome, 2003, ISBN 978-0-9703667-6-4
  • Saddarsanam and An Inquiry into the Revelation of Truth and Oneself, by Sri Ramana Maharshi, Translation and Commentary by Nome, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9819409-0-8
  • Advaita Devatam: God of Nonduality, Edited by Nome, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9703667-9-5
  • Poetry from Advaita Devatam (Audio CD), Recitation by Nome, Vocals by Sasvati, Vina by Jayalakshmi Sekhar and E. Gayatri, ISBN 978-0-9819409-2-2
  • The Essence of the Spiritual Instruction, by Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi, Translated with Commentary by Nome, 2011, ISBN 978-0-9819409-3-9
  • The Quintessence of True Being, by Nome, 2011, ISBN 978-0-9819409-4-6
  • Ever Yours In Truth, by Nome, 2015, ISBN 978-0-9819409-6-0
  • One Self, by Nome, 2015, ISBN 978-0-9819409-7-7
  • Parabhakti, by Nome, 2015, ISBN 978-0-9819409-8-4
  • Self-Realization, by Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi, First Reprint 1996, Second Reprint 2016, With the kind permission of Sri Ramanasramam, Tiruvannamalai, India, ISBN 978-0-9819409-5-3
  • Hastamalakiyam: A Fruit in the Hand or A Work by Hastamalaka, by Adi Sankara and Sri Ramana Maharshi, Translated by Dr. H. Ramamoorthy and Nome, 2017, ISBN 978-0-9819409-9-1

The Society of Abidance in Truth also publishes a quarterly online journal called Reflections[15][16] containing transcripts of Satsangs given by Nome, the teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi, excerpts from “The Ramana Way,” (the journal of Ramana Maharshi Centre for Learning),[17] and excerpts from other Advaitic scriptures.

Temple[edit]

The Society of Abidance in Truth, also known as SAT Temple, is located in Santa Cruz, California. Spiritual events, such as Satsangs and retreats, are held in the temple throughout the year.[18] Spiritual guidance is provided by Nome, who practiced self-inquiry for steady abidance in Self-Realization.[19]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Guidestar Report
  2. ^ Back to the Truth: 5000 years of Advaita, by Dennis Waite, 2007, Published by O Books
  3. ^ Hinduism Today, October 1995, Published by Himalayan Academy Archived 2008-11-20 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Essence of Enquiry, by Sri Ramana Maharshi/Gambhiram Seshayya, Commentary by Nome, Published by Ramana Maharshi Centre for Learning
  5. ^ Hinduism Today, October 1995, Published by Himalayan Academy Archived 2008-11-20 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Hinduism Today, 2003, Published by Himalayan Academy Archived 2008-07-05 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ The Song of Ribhu, 2006, Published by Sri Ramanasramam
  8. ^ The Song of Ribhu, Published by Sri Ramanasramam
  9. ^ Ribhu Gita, Translated into Hindi from English, by Dr. Pradeep Apte, 2006
  10. ^ Botello, Candy Paolin (2009). Il Canto di Ribhu: Versione tamil della Ribhu Gita. Hamsa Edizioni. ISBN 9788890304026. 
  11. ^ Botello, Candy Paolin (2008). La Ribhu Gita. Hamsa Edizioni. ISBN 9788890304002. 
  12. ^ The Song of Ribhu, 2015, Korean translation by Sri Krishnadass Ashram ISBN 978-8-9915964-9-8
  13. ^ Palmes, Maria (2018). "Ribhus Gesang - Ribhu Gita_deutsch von Maria Palmes" [The Song of Ribhu (German translation)]. yumpu.com (in German). Retrieved 2018-04-12. 
  14. ^ Ramos, Clemens Vargas; Palmes, Maria. "Einführung in das spirituelle Wissen der Ribhu Gita" [Introduction to the Spiritual Knowledge of the Ribhu Gita (German translation)]. Yumpu.com (in German). Retrieved 2018-04-12. 
  15. ^ "Reflections | Society of Abidance in Truth". Society of Abidance in Truth. 2015-02-16. Retrieved 2018-04-12. 
  16. ^ Nome, Sasvati (2018-01-01). Reflections: January February March 2018. Society of Abidance in Truth. 
  17. ^ Nome, Sasvati (2017-01-01). Reflections: January February March 2017. Society of Abidance in Truth. 
  18. ^ "Calendar | Society of Abidance in Truth". Society of Abidance in Truth. 2015-04-23. Retrieved 2018-04-12. 
  19. ^ Centenary Souvenir Commemorating the Advent of Bhagavan Sri Ramana at Arunachala, Sri Ramanasramam, September 1996

References[edit]

  • Hinduism Today, Published by Himalayan Academy, October 1995 [1]
  • Hinduism Today, Published by Himalayan Academy, March 2003 [2]
  • Guidestar Report [3]
  • Essence of Enquiry, by Sri Ramana Maharshi/Gambhiram Seshayya, Commentary by Nome, Published by Ramana Maharshi Centre for Learning
  • Centenary Souvenir Commemorating the Advent of Bhagavan Sri Ramana at Arunachala, Sri Ramanasramam, September 1996

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