Shri Ramakant Maharaj on the importance of the Naam Mantra: It has its origin in Dattatreya, the legendary 'First Guru', over a thousand years ago, and has been passed down the long line of illustrious Masters. The Naam is often called the 'Master Key' because it is empowered by these great Masters. It is a powerful tool for erasing illusion and opening the door to Reality.
Nine Masters Lineage
SHRI BHAUSAHEB MAHARAJ
Inchegiri Navnath Sampradaya
for more on Shri Ramakant Maharaj and the lineage.
Some lineage teachings:
Shri Nisargadatta Maharaj
Extract from "Floral Offerings" Chapter of the book Self Knowledge and Self Realisation:
"I am luminous, I am like ether,
I am Formless, pure and bodiless".
"This should be your intense and speechless meditation every day,
before going to sleep at least."
"The Guru is with you now, serve him with care."
Shri Ramakant Maharaj:
In our lineage, the Masters direct approach together with the power of the Naam Mantra drives the devotee to enlightenment. It is very simple: You must have complete faith in yourself, in the Master, and in the power of the mantra.
"Your spontaneous presence is
silent, anonymous, invisible,