Publisher’s Note

We have great pleasure in offering to the devotees of Sri Bhagavan and the student of Vedanta in general, a valuable little classic. This was one of the works very frequently referred to by the Maharshi.

In the absence of any mention in earlier literature on Vedanta in Tamil we can assume that ‘Kaivalya Navaneeta’ was probably written at least five hundred years ago. It was translated into German and English by Dr. Charles Graul, DD of the Leipzig Lutheran Mission and we have in the Ramanasramam Library a book containing these German and English translations and published in 1855, both in Leipzig and London.

We have not come across any other English translation so far.

We are confident that this great little book will prove to be of immense help to all sadhaks.

The Publisher