Spiritual Teachers & Gurus of Our Time

Amma

Mata Amritanandamayi was born in a remote coastal village in Kerala, South India in 1953. Even as a small girl, she drew attention with the many hours she spent in deep meditation on the seashore. Find out more

Adyashanti

Adyashanti is an American-born spiritual teacher devoted to serving the awakening of all beings. His teachings are an open invitation to stop, inquire, and recognize what is true and liberating at the core of all existence. Find out more

Drukama

The Learning Center is a group of online spiritual practitioners who study a particular lineage of ancient teachings called ‘Drukama’. This teaching predates and has no association to any other religion, mystical or occult tradition active today. Find out more

Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart is a spiritual teacher and author who was born in Germany and educated at the Universities of London and Cambridge. At the age of 29, a profound inner transformation radically changed the course of his life.  Find out more

Gangaji

Gangaji shares a simple message: This is an invitation to shift your allegiance from the activities of your mind to the eternal presence of your being. Find out more

Mooji

Mooji is a direct disciple of Sri Harilal Poonja, the renowned advaita master, or Papaji, as his followers call him. In 1987, a chance meeting with a Christian mystic was to be a life-changing encounter for Mooji. Find out more

Rupert Spira

Rupert Spira's teachings is based around all aspects of the non-dual understanding from the initial investigation into our essential nature of pure Awareness, to the deeper exploration of the separate 'me-feeling' in the body, to the realignment of the mind, body and world with this new understanding. Find out more

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

Sadhguru is a realized yogi, mystic and visionary who has dedicated himself to the elevation of the physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing of all people.  Find out more

Yogiraj Gurunath Siddanath

Yogiraj Gurunath Siddhanath is a simple, yet remarkable man. Born in Gwalior (northern), India on May 10, 1944, he is descended from the ancient royal family of Ikshavaku Rama of the Solar Dynasty. For over 40 years, Yogiraj has healed and transformed millions all over the world with his transmissions of Kundalini Shakti energy and has shared freely his own Samadhi (enlightened state) of peaceful bliss-consciousness. Find out more

Spiritual Gurus & Sages Throughout History

Alan Watts

A prolific author and speaker, Alan Watts was one of the first to interpret Eastern wisdom for a Western audience. Find out more

G.I. Gurdjieff

George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff was an extraordinary man, a master in the truest sense. His teachings speak to our most essential questions: Who am I? Why am I here? What is the purpose of life, and of human life in particular?  Find out more

Lao Tzu

Little is really known about Lao Tzu (aka Laozi or Lao Tze meaning ‘Old Sage’), a Chinese sage who has been the figure behind Daoism (or Taoism), a spiritual practice that is still popular. Find out more

Milarepa

From the Gungthang province of Western Tibet, close to Nepal, Milarepa (1052-1135) had a hard childhood and a dark youth. He gained fame for his incredible perseverance in practice and for his spontaneous songs of realisation. Find out more

Nisargadatta Maharaj

Nisargadatta Maharaj was an Indian Guru of nondualism, belonging to the Inchagiri Sampradaya, a lineage of teachers from the Navnath Sampradaya, the lineage of the nine gurus. The publication in 1973 of I Am That, brought him worldwide recognition and followers, especially from North America and Europe. Find out more

Osho

Osho defies categorization. His thousands of talks cover everything from the individual quest for meaning to the most urgent social and political issues facing society today. Find out more

Papaji (H.W.L. Poonja)

Sri H.W.L. Poonja, lovingly referred to as Papaji, had his first direct experience of the Self at the age of nine. He met his Master, Sri Ramana Maharshi, in 1944. Shortly afterwards he realized the Self in the presence of his Master. Being a householder, he continued to work and support the many members of his extended family until his retirement in 1966. Find out more

Paramahansa Yogananda

Paramahansa Yogananda emphasized the underlying unity of the world’s great religions, and taught universally applicable methods for attaining direct personal experience of God. To serious students of his teachings he taught the soul-awakening techniques of Kriya Yoga, initiating more than 100,000 men and women during his thirty years in the West. Find out more

Ramana Maharshi

As a boy of sixteen in 1896, he challenged death by a penetrating enquiry into the source of his being. Later hailed as Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi he revealed the direct path of practice of Self-enquiry and awakened mankind to the immense spiritual power of the holy Arunachala Hill, the spiritual heart of the world. Find out more

Siddhartha Gautama Buddha

Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha, was a spiritual leader and teacher whose life serves as the foundation of the Buddhist religion. The Buddha is undoubtedly one of the most influential figures in world history, and his teachings have affected everything from a variety of other faiths to literature to philosophy, both within India and to the farthest reaches of the Western world. Find out more