Sri Bhagawan Ramana Maharshi
Sri Ramana Maharshi (1879-1950) born in Southern India, his parents named him Venkataraman. His father died when he was twelve, and he went to live with his uncle in Madurai. He became Self-Realized at the age of sixteen.
Six weeks later he left for the holy hill of Arunachala where he would remain for the rest of his life. For several years he remained silent and immersed in Samadhi. Self-Inquiry , the direct path was his method.