BooksRMCL Publications Division was one of the early birds in contributing to growth of Ramana Literature. This Division dates back to the year 1979, when our former president Sri A.R. Natarajan came up with the publication of his first books “Bhagavan Ramana and Mother” and “Sat Darshanam”. Today RMCL carries more than one hundred fifty (150) titles, about
- Seventy six (76) titles in English.
- Twenty Two (22) titles in Kannada
- Twenty Four (24) titles in Telugu
- Thirty Four (34) titles in Tamil
- Three (3) titles in Hindi
These titles include important contributions to the Biography (Life) of Ramana, Reminisences, Teachings, Ramana's Original words in selections and compilations, translations and commentaries, a few exclusive Photo books, Pocket Books with Quotes, insights into and meditations on Ramana teachings with reference to their practice and application in daily life, Ramana Music books, Children’s books and other publications on Ramana's devotees and great Spiritual Seers of India.
Some of the popular titles include ‘Timeless in Time’ (a comprehensive biography by Sri A.R.Natarajan), Arunachala from Rigveda to Ramana Maharshi (a photo book with more than 1000 pictures), Mother Azhagammal – A Saga of Enlightenment, Know Yourself, Sri Ramana Maharshi (a primer for students and an insightful introduction to Ramana), Forever is in Now, The Resplendent Sun and Ramana Thatha.
The contributions to this yeoman effort has come from A.R. Natarajan, Dr.Sarada, G. Kameshwar, Sanjay Lohia, Master I.M. Nome, V.Ganesan, C. Sudarshanam, N.N. Rajan, Grace J. Mc Martin, Dr. S. Ramaswamy, Robert Butler and Samvid.
RMCL has published numerous translations and trans-creations of popular English titles into Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. In 1981, the first translation work was embarked upon with the translation and publication of ‘Letters from Sri Ramanansramam’ into Kannada as ‘Sri Ramanasramada Patragalu’. These contributions have come from eminent translators:
|Kannada||Dr. K. Shivaram Karanth, Swami Virajananda, Dr. A.S. Venugopal Rao, Sri B.S. Krishnamurthy, Sri. H. A. Shankarnarayan|
|Telugu||Sri Chikkala Krishna Rao, Ms. Vishalakshi Bhaskar, Sri. J. H.B. Acharya, Ms. Rajalakshmi, Sada Sri Ramananugraham|
|Tamil||Dr. T. N. Pranatarthi Haran, Ra Ganapathi, Raj Kumar Bharathi, Smt.Sulochana Natarajan|
|Hindi||Vinay Kumar Vaidya|