Gurus and Saints of Hinduism

Adiyaar: Devotees of Lord Shiva Life and teachings of many Tamil devotees of Lord Shiva known as Adiyaar.

Agasthiar's Universal Mission Dedicated to Maha Guru Agasthiar's universal mission for the spiritual upliftment of all beings.

Aghoreshwar Bhagwan Ramji About the saint and his teachings.

Akhandanandji Saraswati, Swami A 20th century saint of Anand Vrindavan, exponent of Shrimad Bhagavata and scholar of Vedanta and Bhakti Shastras.

Amma Karunamayi Life and teachings of the modern saint.

Anandmurti Guru Maa Profile, teachings, meditation camps, ashram, and books.

Appaji, Sri The life and teachings of the saint who started preaching from his childhood and the ashram founded by him.

Asimananda Saraswathy Life and work of the saint. Includes information about the activities of the ashram founded by him.

Baba Lokenath Life and teachings of the saint known as Baba Lokenath. Information on the mission founded by him.

Biographies of Saints Images and short life stories of saints, teachers, and gurus of Hinduism from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Chetanananda, Swami Talks, quotes, photos and brief biography of the spiritual director of Nityananda Institute, Portland, Oregon.

Ganapati Sachchidananda, Swami Swamiji is the pontiff of Datta Peetham at Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Ashram in Mysore, India.Sri Swamiji is known for his healing and meditation music.Includes his teachings and provides a calendar of his upcoming talks.

Guruji Sri Muralidhara Swamigal Mission Teachings of Sri Muralidhara Swamigal, his discourses, compositions and activities of the organizations founded by him.

Jagat Guru Rampal Ji Maharaj Life story,lectures and publications of the guru.

Kabir Kabir was a musician saint of India. This is a brief description of Kabir's life, philosophy, poetry, an special links concerning his music.

Kripananda Variyar Swamigal Biography and works of the saint who was devoted to Lord Muruga. Includes a photo gallery.

Lalleshwari A 14th century poetess saint of north India. A yogini of the mystical tradition, esteemed by both Hindus and Muslims.

mohanananda maharajaji Life, profile and teachings of the Guru.

Mother Meera A brief biography and teachings of the Indian saint currently living in Germany. Includes a map of location of her abode and a photo gallery.

Mystic Poet Saints of Maharashtra Information about famous poet saints of India who lived from the 13th to the 17th Century.

Navnath Prassanna, Shri Information on Sri Navanath the representative of nine robust saints in Hindu religion and "Sri Navnath Bhaktisar" written by Sri Malu Kavi.

Nayanmar The life of the sixtythree devotees of Lord Shiva from the epic Periya Puranam.

Nisargadatta Maharaj Biography and teachings of the Advaita Vedanta teacher. Includes photographs.

Prahlad Chandra Brahmachari The life and teachings of this saint.

Rev. Pandurang Shastri Athavale The life and mission of the saint social reformer popularly known as Dadaji.

Sadhus and Swamis - The Holy Men of India Article and pictures on the sages, swamis, sadhus and other holy men of India

Sankaradeva Life and works of Sankaradeva (1449-1568), the saint of Assam who propagated the form of Vaisnavism known as Eka-Sarana Hari-Nama Dharma in Eastern India.

Satchidananda, Swami Spiritual teacher, advocate for interfaith dialogue and world peace. Founder of Integral Yoga Institutes, worldwide and LOTUS shrine, Satchidananda Ashram, Virginia, USA.

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami A spiritual teacher, author and publisher of Hinduism today. Kauai's Hindu Monastery Daily Chronicle of Hindu news, lessons, talks, calendar and archives.

Satyananda Saraswati, Swami Swamiji has dedicated his entire life to the Divine Mother. He is the author of Chandi Path, Kali Puja, Shree Maa:The Guru and Goddess and other religious books.

Shri Krishna Saraswati Swami of Kolhapur Life of the saint. Includes excerpts from the book on Swami.

Sivarama Swami Disciple of Srila Prabhupada. Serving ISKCON in Canada, U.S.A., United Kingdom and Hungary. Books, tapes, CD-ROMs, lecture sets, and classes.

Sree Rama Dasa Mission Details the lives and mission of two, Brahmasree Neelakanta Gurupadar and his disciple Swami Sathyananda Saraswathi.

Surdas A brief introduction to a medieval poet, singer and saint.

Swami Avdheshanand Giriji Information about the Swamiji, his ashrams, and schedule.

Swami Manishanandji Life, thoughts, lectures and divine experiences of Swami Manishanandji

Swargarohan Life and works of Shri Yogeshwarji and Maa Sarveshwari. Includes articles, books,and lectures.

Tankara Religious and educational activities at Tankara, the birth place of Swami Dayanand Saraswati.

Sankara The life and legend of the founder of Advaita and Vedanta philosophy.

Sankara's Date A discussion of the historical evidence for the various dates for the life of Sankara.

Sankaracharya The life and works of Sankara, and about his establishment of the four regional orders.

Sankaracharya.org Provides the complete writings of Adi Shankara and explains his doctrine of Advaita Vedanta. Other scriptural texts also available, including a number of Upanishads, the Vedas and Puranas.

Sankaracharya: Hyperhistory Encyclopedia entry profiles the birth and life of this Hindu theologian.

Ananda Movement sharing the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, including Kriya Yoga and meditation. Links to worldwide centers, information about Yogananda and his teachings.

Ananda College of Living Wisdom A 4-year spiritual college inspired by Paramhansa Yogananda. Alternative living careers for health and healing, building communities, education, business and leadership and the arts.

Autobiography of a Yogi, by Paramhansa Yogananda Online reproduction of the original 1946 edition, including photographs.

Maa Anandamayi A short biography of the Nineteenth century holy woman.

Sri Sri Anandamoyi Ma The life, teachings of the saint and her meetings with other saints. information about the Ashram founded in her name.

Palace of Gold: West Virginia A temple built in honor of Srila Prabhupada at New Vrindavan. Has photos, description, and a map to this popular tourist attraction.

Poems for Prabhupada Poems about the saint by Anubhavananda Dasa.

Prabhupada A brief history, articles, and letters which give an insight into the life and teachings of the A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.

Srila Prabhupada's Lectures Hear and read A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada's lectures on the Bhagavad Gita.

Amrita Bala Kendra An organization that gives children an understanding of spiritual principles and shows them how to bring such principle into their daily lives through stories, songs, field trips, arts and crafts, celebration of festivals and service projects.

Amritanandamayi, Mata The life, teachings and charitable work of this Hindu religious leader. Includes a list of books and videos.

Letters to The Mother A collection of letters with unbiased views and reviews received from ordinary people on the Mother, Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, popularly known as Amma. Written years back & many of them recently.

Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi The life and teachings of the saint from Kerala, India. Includes details of the activities of the organizations founded by her.

Avatar Meher Baba News and information on Meher Baba organizations, centers, mailing lists, photographs, music, poetry and art. Anthology of quotes with search facility.

Beloved Archives Archiving, restoration and sharing of materials relating to Meher Baba. Activities include Glow International Journal, electronic newsletter MANZIL, Spoken Word Project, publishing, and book orders.

Discourses by Meher Baba All three volumes of collected 'Discourses' (6th edition). Searchable.

JaiBaba.com Photographs, writings, chat service and links, dealing with Meher Baba and followers.

Meher Baba Association This group in the United Kingdom provide information and resources on Meher Baba's life, work and teachings. Newsletter.

Meher Baba Information Volunteer organization seeks to help people access Baba's ideas.

Sheriar Foundation Meher Baba related publications, bookstore, and archival work. Newsletter.

Travel to Meherabad and Meherazad 'Welcome Home' is a source for practical information on traveling to places in India connected with Meher Baba.

TrustMeher Historical correspondence, photographs, music, and articles on people, places, and sites connected with Meher Baba.

Kashi Ashram Interfaith spiritual community founded by Maa Jaya in 1976 in Sebastian, Florida.

The Association of Happiness for All Mankind A comprehensive site with information on Ramana Maharshi's teachings, inspirational quotes, and other activities, publications, training courses of AHAM Meditation Retreat Center in NC, USA.

The Beezone: Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi Excerpts from the book 'Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi'.

Bhagavan Ramana Maharshi Teachings, Discourses, Quotes and information about Bhagwan Ramana and his Disciples.

Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi Official site for this spiritual leader, including a photographic tour of his ashram, and some of his writings in PDF format.

David Godman - Home Page David Godman's Writings on Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi - Home Page

In the Presence of Sri Bhagwan Ramana Maharshi A website devoted to Sri Ramana Maharshi and his core teachings.

Ramana Maharshi Links to many teachings of Ramana Maharshi available on nonduality.org web site.

Ramana Maharshi - Sage of Arunachala Hill Account of his life, his arrival at Arunachala, his teachings. Commentaries by visitors and others who knew him.

Ramana Maharshi Foundation UK Monthly meetings are held in London. A Newsletter and diary of forthcoming satsangs in the UK and Europe is published three times per year.

Ramana Maharshi: The way for happiness The life and teachings of the saint. Includes an Italian version and also practical instructions.

Self - Atma Elucidations on the self by Sri Ramana Maharshi

Sri Ramana Maharshi The life and teachings of the saint.

Sri Ramanasramam Life and teachings of the Saint. Includes information about the Asramam at Thiuvannamalai and other centers.

Auromira Centre Information about the centre and its activities. Located in Greenford, Middlesex, United Kingdom.

Auroville Universal Township A city in the making in south India, dedicated to human unity, and based on the vision of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. Details of the vision, the city, and its environment.

Light Endless Light Information on the Mother and Sri Aurobindo's lives, yoga and philosophy.

Matagiri Sri Aurobindo Center Spiritual retreat located in the Catskill Mountains near Woodstock, New York, run by an organization dedicated to the spiritual vision of Sri Aurobindo.

Sri Aurobindo Autobiography, biographical sketches and an index of published texts relating to this Indian political and spiritual leader.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram Information about the ashram in Pondicherry, India, and its activities. Includes an image gallery.

Sri Aurobindo Association of America The history and activities of the non-profit, tax-exempt organization assisting groups and individuals devoted to the realization of the spiritual vision of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.

Sri Aurobindo Institute of Culture Information on the educational, cultural and other activities of the institute devoted to spreading the teachings of the Saint.

Om Sai Mandir: New York Location, timings, and activities of the temple.

Sai Baba The history and teachings of the saint. Includes a picture gallery and an English translation of Sai Satcharitra, the original work of Shri Hemadpant in Marathi.

Sai Baba Mandir The location and programs of the Sai Baba Temple in Baldwin, NY. Includes a photo gallery.

Sai Baba of Shirdi Contains information on life and teachings of Shirdi Sai Baba. Information on Shirdi, interactive book to share devotees experiences, picture gallery, and automatic festival reminder.

Sai Dham (Nottingham) Sai Dham (abode of Sai) is the UK and Europe's first meditation/prayer centre dedicated to Bhagwan Shirdi Sai Baba.

Sai Samsthan: USA Teachings and philosophy of the Shirdi Saibaba. Includes details of temple and other community activities.

Saibaba Temple: New York A project to construct a new temple at Flushing.

Shirdi Saibaba Temple Location, travel information, and the sacred places in and around Shirdi.

Website on Shirdi Saibaba Shri Sai Baba is the essence and embodiment of spiritual enlightenment and religious harmony. He awakened people to the eternal truth. "Sab ka malik ek" (One god governs all)

Tatvavada Life and work of Sri Madhvacharya, Madhva philosophy, saints, and literature.

Jagathguru Sree Narayana Gurudevan Articles and resources on the teachings of the Guru. Includes a discussion forum and image gallery.

Shree Narayana Guru The biography and teachings of the social reformer saint from Kerala, India.

Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam: Delhi Profile and activities of the organisation.

Gitananda: Mirabai Life story of, and bhajans written by Mirabai.

Mira Bai A brief biography of Mira, the saint who dedicated her life to the devotion of Krishna. Includes bhajans in streaming audio.

Mira Bai Biography of the saint regarded as an incarnation of Radha.

Neem Karoli Baba The life and message of the saint also known as Neeb Karori Baba. Includes a photo gallery and links to related sites.

Neem Karoli Baba, Sri Information on Maharaj-ji's Ashrams and Temples in India and America. Includes photographs, stories and sayings of this saint.

Sadhu Vaswani Center: Panama Information on the events, activities, books and publications of the center.

Sadhu Vaswani Mission Biography of Sadhu T.L Vaswani who started the mission in 1929, at Hyderabad (Sind), his teachings and the social, educational, cultural and humanitarian activities of the mission.

Sri Guru Raghavendra Patron saint of Mantralayam. Pictures, life, miracles and visiting Mantralayam.

Advaita Ashrama About the publication center of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission. The official journal (Prabuddha Bharata) is available online.

Belur Math Details of the Math, its administration and activities; Ramakrishna, Vivekananda and Sarada Devi, their teachings, chronology and contributions; disciples of Ramakrishna; publications, book stores; details, addresses and links to branches of the organization throughout the world; photo galleries and video archives.

The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda All the nine volumes of Swamiji's published works available on line.

Daily Sutras from the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna Daily sutras plus 100 selected quotations sorted by topic.

Indolink Poetry A small collection of poems by Swami Vivekananda in English translation.

Ramakrishna and Christ: Paul Hourihan Comparison of the lives and mysticism of Ramakrishna and Jesus Christ.

Resources on Vivekananda and Vedanta Dedicated to making the ideas of Vivekananda accessible to all. Includes a series of interactive lecture summaries, biographical information and a bibliography.

Sarada Ramakrishna Vivekananda: SRV Associations Provides information on the philosophical systems of Vedanta, Yoga, Tantra, Kundalini and other teachings comprising the Sanatana Dharma, and offering inspiration from these three Holy Personages and their devotees.

Sri Ramakrishna Biography of the saint and his teachings.

Sri Ramakrishna : Kathamrita An on line translation of the original book on Sri Ramakrishna.

Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama Kayamkulam Details of the Ashram and its activities, including videos of the inauguration of new shrine and prayer hall.

Sri Ramakrishna Teachings This weblog provides teachings, quotations and discourses from Sri Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda.

Swami Gambhirananda An on-line book exploring the life and spirit of Swami Gambhirananda, one of the most prolific Vedantic scholars and explainers. He was eleventh President of Ramakrishna Mission.

Swami Vivekananda Biography of this Indian spiritual leader including excerpts from his most famous writings.

Swami Vivekananda Life, teachings, writings and many new discoveries of Swami Vivekananda, by Frank Parlato Jr, a Vedic Scholar considered to be one of the leading authorities in the world on the life and teachings of Swami Vivekananda.

Swami Vivekananda Quotes A small collection of quotes, wisdom, and stories from Swami Vivekananda.

Udbodhan The Bengali magazine of the Ramkrishna Math and Mission started by Swami Vivekananda in January 1899. Includes the history of the magazine and the house which was the Calcutta residence of Maa Sarada Devi.

Vedanta in practice This Blog contains some of the observations of Swami Vimokshananda and dedicated to the practice of Vedanta as propounded and practised by Sri Ramakrishna, Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda.

Vedanta WebSpot Information about Vedanta philosophy related to Sri Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda and Sri Sarada Devi. Includes poems, a calendar of events, and links of interest.

Vedanta West Communications Devoted to Vedantism and the elucidation and awareness of Vedantic beliefs. Music and theatre based on religious texts.

Ramanujacharya, Sri About the Hindu philosopher and his philosophy of Vishishta Advaita.

Chimaya Mission Houston Program of classes and satsangs organised throughout the year.

Chinmaya International Foundation Includes details of the foundation's activities, location, history, information on Adi Sankara. Veliyanad, Kerala.

Chinmaya Mission Columbus Various activities, talks, study groups, and lectures by spiritual leaders in Columbus Ohio.

Chinmaya Mission Washington Regional Center Talks, study groups, and lectures, are organised on Sanskrit, dance and other topics at various locations in Maryland and Virginia.

Chinmaya Mission: Mumbai, India Central Chinmaya Mission Trust - announcements, publications, satsangs, classes, events, list of centers, contacts, educational institutions, and articles.

Chinmaya Mission:Australia Details of the missions at Sydney and Melbourne, events, teachers, and publications.

Chinmaya Mission:Main Site An organization dedicated to the spread of Advaita Vedanta across the world, founded by Swami Chinmayananda. Centers, teachers, schedules, books.

Dayananda Saraswathi The biography of the saint who founded the Arya Samaj.

Nityananda Institute A brief biography of Bhagavan Nityananda of Ganeshpuri, a discussion of his teachings and a selection of sutras, with commentary by Swami Chetanananda.

Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati Biography, recordings and writings.

Swami Rama Wikipedia article about Swami Rama.

Dedication to Swami Sivananda This is a website dedicated to Swami Sivananda.

Sivananda Ashram About the Divine Life Society and Sivananda Ashram founded by Swami Sivananda, its activities and events. Included articles on Yoga.

Sivananda Yoga Web site of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers. Information on Jnana Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga, Karma Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Dhyana Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, meditation, stress management, Asanas, Pranayama and Advaita Vedanta.

Sri Swami Sivananda Saraswati Maharaj Brief biography of Swami Sivananda, founder of the Divine Life Society. Includes a multi media gallery.


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