You cannot expect the followers of Sri Ramana Maharshi to practise the Sadhana Tattva. So there is this paddhati (traditional way) of Guru parampara (lineage of Gurus).
And to that end He gave us one aspect of His teachings in the form of the 20 Important Spiritual Instructions. He has left it for me as His legacy, as the quintessence of the practical teachings that He gave forth to the world in this 20th century. What I grasped and understood from these Gurus, I assimilated into my life, I became what I saw and learnt. Do not ask for extra salt for Dhal and sugar for tea, coffee or milk. Have a separate meditation room under lock and key. Charity: Do charity regularly, every month, or even daily according to your means, say six paisa per rupee. Svadhyaya: Study systematically the Gita, the Ramayana, the Bhagavata, Vishnu-Sahasranama, Lalita-Sahasranama, Aditya Hridaya, Upanishads or Yoga Vasishtha, the Bible, Zend Avesta, the Koran, the Tripitakas, the Granth Sahib, etc., from half an hour to one hour daily and have Suddha Vichara. Brahmacharya: Preserve the vital force (Veerya) very, very carefully. Veerya is the essence of life, thought and intelligence. Prayer Slokas: Get by heart some prayer-Slokas, Stotras and repeat them as soon as you sit in the Asana before starting Japa or meditation. They have inherited that in a special way because they are directly in the line of great Sage Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. But they follow it first and therefore they preach it to othersthey do not compel. You must be able to live on rice, Dhal and bread without any chutni. The followers of the gaudi sampradaya of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu have their Sankirtan Yoga.Being concentrated prescriptions for daily spiritual practice, touching all aspects of the inner life of the Spirit, this book will serve as a highly beneficial vade mecum to everyone. I am putting before you the facts of your case in direct relationship to Him who has been our nourisher, our protector, our everything. Gurudev has said: Whatever I have written in ever so many books, I have put down in my 20 Important Spiritual Instructions.Here is a systematised presentation of the well-known Twenty Important Spiritual Instructions of Gurudev Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj, and it enlarges upon the prerequisites required for the all-round discipline that should act as the fore-runner to direct meditation, arranged beautifully in their sequential order. He has sustained our life on a physical level, a mental level, an intellectual level, a moral level, an ethical level and a spiritual level. These instructions are meant for each and every one of you here at this moment. Go with this feeling and take a look at the 20 Important Spiritual Instructions, and you will understand a great deal about yourself and a great deal about spiritual life.