C. G. Jung About Ramana Maharshi

C. G. JungSri Ramana is a true son of the Indian earth. He is genuine and, in addition to that, something quite phenomenal. In India he is the whitest spot in a white space. What we find in the life and teachings of Sri Ramana is the purest of India; with its breath of world-liberated and liberating humanity, it is a chant of millenniums...

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Carl Jung in his foreward to Sri Ramana and His Message to Modern Man, as published in the book, The Spiritual Teaching of Ramana Maharshi.)

The goal of Eastern religious practice is the same as that of Western mysticism: the shifting of the center of gravity from the ego to the self, from man to God. This means that the ego disappears in the self, and man in God. It is evident that Shri Ramana has either really been more or less absorbed by the self, or has at least struggled earnestly all his life to extinguish his ego in it.

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From: Holy Men, para. 958.