Blueprints for Awakening
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Rare Dialogues with 16 Indian Masters
on the Teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi.

by John David (formerly Premananda)

'This is arguably the best and finest introduction to the hallowed teaching of Advaita Vedanta that has ever appeared. ... a marvellous collection of authentic sage wisdom-teaching, perfectly designed to give the correct pointers to Self-realization for today's seekers after essential Truth.'
Alan Jacobs, President Ramana Maharshi Foundation UK

Blueprints for Awakening is an archive of rare and exceptional video-, audio- and print material; a marvellous collection of authentic sage wisdom-teaching. The archive includes a Book, the DVD Film, a Video Website and the DVD Film series "Meeting the Master". British spiritual teacher, John David, uses the teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi to compose twelve questions which he puts to sixteen contemporary Indian Masters. The questions relate to the major topics which one meets on the spiritual journey: Awakening, Self-enquiry, the nature of the mind and the world, guru and devotion.

Blueprints for Awakening is for everyone who has an inner passion to know who they are and what they are doing here as a human being. It is for all who ask the question 'Who am I?' and for those who are looking for guidance on the teaching of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi to 'be as you are'.


The film presents fresh, modern dialogues about ancient truth. It includes selections from all sixteen interviews and sets out important aspects of the teachings of the Masters in the extra, vital dimension of their energetic presence. John David's familiarity with them, combined with his many years of experience guiding spiritual seekers, create fascinating, lively interactions.

€ 19,80 including packaging and shipping worldwide, ISBN 978-0-9555730-5-7, film length 92 minutes


This book includes the complete interviews, 42 colour pages and a DVD Sampler with the trailer fort he Film, a sample of the Video Website, and portraits of each Master. The beauty and fascination of ancient wisdom is reflected in the high quality, carefully designed book. It is a gem on the spiritual journey.

DVD-Sampler in the book

€ 28,80 including packaging and shipping worldwide, ISBN 978-0-9555730-4-0, paperback 366 pages


This free database consists of over two hundred short videos of the Masters answers to the twelve questions, providing a taste of their palpable wisdom and grace.

MEETING THE MASTERS (select Masters available now)

This is a series of sixteen separate films showing each Master's complete interview as well as material filmed during subsequent visits. These films create a unique archive for those wishing to taste the Indian spiritual tradition through the grace of these Masters.
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