1. Obeisance to the unique Being, the One Self in all, namely the serene and unfathomable Bhagavan Ramana, who has no ego and no possessiveness.
2. The compilation of the oral teachings of Bhagavan Ramana, made by the saintly Muruganar, is here rendered into Sanskrit.
3. This work, named Paramartha Dipa, is the essence of the Vedanta and is (hence) worthy to be studied many times over by the seekers of the State of Liberation.