What starts out as just another holiday for Appu with his Amma and young cousin Thilakan, soon turns into an exciting adventure. The moment he first sets eyes on the holy mountain of Arunachala, Appu feels strangely pulled towards it. Through wonderful tales about Sri Ramana Maharshi, Appu is guided gently into a higher learning by Amma, his mother, and a friend he meets on the journey.
While climbing up to see the caves where Sri Ramana lived for some time on the mountain, Appu is fascinated by the stones that make up the cobbled path. What is the secret that is waiting to be told by the cracks in the stones?
Let Appu tell you this story in his own words, which has been beautifully illustrated by the celebrated artist Judith Baertschi of Switzerland.
The President of Ramana Maharshi Foundation in UK, Alan Jacobs, writes in his Foreword, “... this book is not just another ordinary children’s book. This contains the most beautiful stories – simply and appealingly narrated – about that uniquely great Sage, Sri Bhagavan Ramana Maharshi and his legendary, sacred mountain of Arunachala... To be put in touch with such gracious influences at a young age can only be highly auspicious and spiritually nourishing for any boy or girl...”