Major Chadwich requested Ramana to see him. Ramana went into the room, took a seat and gazed on Mr. Maugham. He regained his senses and saluted Ramana. They remained silent and sat facing each other for nearly an hour. The author attempted to ask questions but did not speak. Major Chadwick encouraged him to ask.
Ramana said “All finished. Heart-talk is all talk. All talk must end in silence.” They smiled and Ramana left the room.