Nilakanta Sri Ram

Nilakanta Sri Ram or Nilakantha Sri Ram (N. Sri Ram) (15 December 1889 in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India; † 8 April 1973 in Adyar, India) was a freemason, theosophist and president of the Theosophical Society Adyar.

Ram was a teacher at the Besant Theosophical College in Madanapalle, the National School in Bangalore and the National University of India in Chennai. He served in various functions under previous presidents of the TS like Annie Besant and Jinarajadasa. His daughter Radha Burnier is a prominent theosophist and currently president of the TS Adyar. Sri Ram became president of the TS Adyar in 1953 and stayed in that office till his death in 1973. He was also member of Le Droit Humain.


Human Regeneration

The Open Field of the Third Object (Of the Theosophical Society)

President's address at his re-election

President's address, 1967 - extracts on the place of wisdom in theosophical work

A Revolution in One Self

Thoughts for Aspirants

The image of infallibility

Why Theosophy is left undefined

Works (selection)