By Ramana Maharshi
Translation and commentary by S.S. Cohen
Publisher, V. S. Ramanan, President, Sri Ramanasramam
Forty Verses on Reality is an English translation of Ramana Maharshi’s philosophical poem, Ulladu Narpadu. Several versions of this text are available. This edition begins with an English translation by S. S. Cohen, an Iraqi Jew who came to India in the 1920s and spent many years with Bhagavan between 1935 and 1950. After his translation Mr. Cohen gives a brief commentary on each of the verses.