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= recent addition         * = suggested or located by visitor, thank you

Letters after the names indicate their categories:
A=Advaita, B=Buddhist, C=Channels/New Age, D=Devotional, E=Earth Medicine,
F=Fringe, G=Gnostic/Scientific, H=Humour, I=Indian, L=Literature, M=Middle Path,
N=Nonduals, O=Other/misc, P=Perennials, Q=Quasi-Christian, S=Sufi,
T=Tibetan, U=Unprocessed, X=Disappeared, Y=Yoga, Z=Zen.
For a complete explanation of these categories, Click here.

     A
Aaravindha Himadra (O)  
Frédéric Abbah (O) aka Abbah Frédéric, Drs Frédéric AE Wagemakers
Abdy Electriciteh (C)*
Taisha Abelar (E) aka Anna Marie Carter
Swami Abhayanand (Y)*
Abhinavagupta (P)  
Abol (N)*
Abraham-Hicks (C)
* aka Jerry and Esther Hicks
Swami Abhishiktananda (O) aka Dom Henri Le Saux
Acharyaji (M) * aka Shri Acharya Abhidhyanananda Avadhuta, Rev. Fr. Anatole Ruslanov
Acharya S (O) aka Surmani, Dorothy Murdock
Ad Oostendorp (N)  
Robert Adams (N)  
Maitreya Adhyatma Bhagavan Sri Babajhan Al-Kahlil (O)* aka John Lee Douglas 
Swami Adhyatma Chaitanya (O)*  
Swami Sri Adhyatmananda (M)
Ruchira Avatar Adi Da Samraj (D) * aka Bubba Free John, Franklin Jones, Da Free John, Dau Loloma, Da Love-Ananda, Da Avadhoota, Da Kalki, Da Avabhasa, Da Avatar
(Ma Jivan) Adima (N) aka Martha Brigitte Brüning
Adnan Sarhan (M)
Swami Advaitananda (I) *  
Sri Adwayananda (N) aka Sri K. Padmanabha Menon 
Adyashanti (A) aka Steven Gray
Ngakma A'dzom Rinpoche (T)  
Don Agustin Rivas Vasquez (E)  
Gurudevi Ahalya Running Deer Mahakali (O) *
(Ma) Amana Aile Shebar (N)  
Rev Chavah Aima (C)  
Oberto Airaudi (C)* aka Falco
Aisha Salem (N)*
Anne Aitken (Z) aka An Tanshin, Anne Arundel Hopkins
Robert Aitken Roshi (M) aka Aitken Gyoun Roshi
Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov (F)
Aja Thomas (A) aka Aja Acharya
Sant Ajaib Singh Ji (I)  
Ajja (N)* aka Bhagavan Arabbi Nithyanandam, Ram(a)chandra Bhat
Rev. Haya Akegarasu (B)  
Swami Akhandanand Saraswati (I)  
Sw Akhil Saraswati (O)  
Dr Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche (T)  
Shaikh al-'Arabi ad-Darqawi (P)  
Sheikh Ahmad Al-'Alawi (S)  
Augusto Nyo'ei Gen'un Alcalde Roshi (Z)  
Alexis Zorba (O)* 
Al-Hallaj, Abu al-Mughith al-Husayn ibn Mansur (P)  
Wilbert Alix (E)
A.H. Almaas (M) aka A. Hameed Ali
Robert Joshin Althouse Roshi (Z)  
Sahl ibn 'Abdallah al-Tustari (P)  
Ama Samy SJ (Z) aka Arul M Arokiasamy, Gen-un-KEN
Ven Ajahn Amaro (B)  
Amber (N) 
Amber Terrell (N)  
Ameen (N)*  
Don Americo Yabar (E)  
Amma (I)* aka Srimad Sai Rajarajeshwari
Ammachi (D)* aka Sudhamani, Mata Amritanandamayi Devi
Sri Nadadur Ammal (P) 
Amoda Maa Jeevan (O)*
Amrita (N)*
Yogi Amrit Desai (Y)*
Lama Anagarika Govinda (B) aka Ernst Lothar Hoffmann
Anami (O)*
Anamika (N)  
Ananda & Premani Gottwald (X)  
Ananda Boswell (C)*  
Francis Ananda Love (O)* aka Sadhu Anandadeva, "Ananda Baba" 
Anandajay (Y)
Anandamali (U)*
Anandamayi Ma (I)  
Shrii Shrii Anandamurti (D) aka Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar
Gururaj Ananda Yogi (O) aka Purushottam Narsinhram Valodia
Shri Anandi Ma (O)
Ananta (U)*
(Ma Kranti) Ananta (N)  
Anasakta Baba (N) aka Michael Prayag
Mother Anasuya Devi (I)  aka Amma, the Jillellamudi Mother
Christian Anders (C) aka Lanoo
Susan Myoyu Andersen (Z)  
Tenshin Reb Anderson (Z)  
Lynn Andrews (E)  
Angaangaq (E)  
Mystress Angelique Serpent (O) *
Aniljee (I)
aka Anil Bharatey
Aniruddha Bapu (I)
* aka A Joshi 
Annada Thakur (I) aka Annada Charan Bhattacharya
Annamalai Swami (I) aka Sella Perumal
Annette (N)  
Vladimir Antonov, PhD (O)  
Swami Anubhavananda (I)
Anugraha & Anurag (N) aka Anupeople
(Sw) Anurag Shantam (O)  
Dona Maria Rosita Apasa Marchaqa (X) asa Apaza
Sri Sri Sri Appaji (D)
Marshall Herff Applewhite (F) aka Bo, Do
Sree Archanapuri Ma (I)  
Arhata Osho(O) aka C Erik Sydney Olson
Arjuna Nick Ardagh (M) aka Swami Shantamo
Srinivas Arka (O)  
Steven Armstrong (B)  
Geoffrey Shugen Arnold Sensei (Z)  
Artur (N)
Sri Mahasanyasi Arumugaswami (I)* aka Sidha Guruji
Yoga Praveena Arun H.S. (Y)  
Aruna(N) aka Rea Byers
Arup (X) 
Shoko Asahara (F)* aka Chizuo Matsumoto
Pujyapad / Param Pujya Sant Shri Asaramji Bapu (D) aka Pujya Bapuji, Asumal Thaumal, Bapu
Raja-Yogi Swami Ashanand (I)  
Nirav Ashik (X) aka Prof. Fernando Maureira
Atisha Dipankara (P)  
Swami Atmachaithanya (I)  
Sri Atmananda (A) aka Krishna Menon
Bhagavan Sri Atmananda (I) 
Poojya Guruji Sri Swami Atmananda Saraswati (I)  
Swami Atmananda Udasin (N)*
Farid ud-Din Attar (P) aka Abū Hamīd bin Abū Bakr Ibrāhīm, Attar Neyshapuri 
Aum Amma (I)  
Sri Aurobindo & The Mother (M) aka Aravinda Akroyd Ghose & Mirra Alfassa / Morriset / Richard
Wayne Austin (N) 
Bodhi Avasa (N) aka Adrian Meyers
Bruce Avenell (C)  
E Ayyappa Touryananda (Y)*  
Sheikh Abdul Aziz (S)  
Aziz Kristof (A) aka Master Aziz, Anadi 

     B
Baal Shem Tov (P)
("Anami") Baba (X)  
Hazrat Babajan (S)* aka Gulrukh
Babaji (M) aka Nagaraj
Shri Haidakhan Babaji (D) asa Herakhan
Magdi Badawy (U)*
Howard Badhand (E)
Bagyod Rinpoche (T) aka Karma Shedrub Chockyi Senge Trinley Namgyal
Alice Bailey (C)
Darryl Bailey (N)*
Puran Bair + Susanna Bair (S)  
Zentatsu Richard Baker Roshi (Z)  
Rev Remco Bakker (C) 
Bhagawan Sri Balasai Baba (I)  
Saint Goswami Shri Balendu Ji Maharaj (O)* aka Swami Sri Balendu ji 
Sant Baljit Singh (O) 
Marshall S Ball (Q)  
Ramesh Balsekar (A)
Bankei Yotaku Zenji (P)  
Jan Barendrecht (N)  
Éric Baret (N) 
HH Brahmarishi Barfani Dadaji (I)* aka Hari Dutt Dubey 
Terrence Oldham Barnes (O) aka Sri Vyaktananda
Michael Barnett (M) aka Swami Anand Somendra
Daniel Stacy Barron (O)*  
Basho (L)
aka Matsuo Munefusa 
Bassui Tokusho Zenji (P)  
The Bauls (I)  
Bayazid-i Bistami (P)  
Jan Chozen Bays (Z)  
Hogen Bays (Z)
 
Robert Beatty (B)  
Bei Yin (O) *
Haji Bektash Veli (P)  
Jeff Belyea (O) 
Bradley Bemis (U)*
Benjamin Smythe (N)
Rev. Patricia Dai-En Bennage (Z)*  
Hubert Benoit (Z) *
Bentinho Massaro (N)
Itzhak Bentov (L)  
David Brandt Berg (D) aka Moses David
Rabbi Philip S Berg (F)* aka "The Rav," Feivel Gruberger
Edwin Bergman (N)  
Dan Berkow (N)  
Marcelo Bermann (N)  
Wolfgang Bernard (N) 
H Charles Berner (O)* aka Yogeshwar Muni 
Jon Bernie (N)*  
Saleem Berryman(N)

Beru Khyentse Rinpoche (T)  
Annie Wood Besant (L)*  
Swami Beyondananda (H) aka Steve Bhaerman
SR Bhaaskharan (I)* aka Sre Kagabujandar, Supreme Preceptor of the Universe, Sre Bhaaskharamaharishi, 
Bhagavan Das (O)
Bhagavati (U)*
Sri Sri Bhajan Brahmachari (X) 
Yogi Bhajan (M) aka Sardar Bhajan Singh, Harbhajan Singh Puri, Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji et al
Ven Bhakha Tulku Rinpoche (T)  
Ma Bhakti Shakti (O)* aka Maria Martins 
HH Bhakti-Tirtha Swami Krishnapada (O)* aka John E Favors
AC Bhaktivedanta (D) aka Srila Swami Prabhupada, Abhay Charan De
Bharat Rochlin (N) 
Bharat Thakur (Y)  
Bhartrihari (P)  
Bhaskar Perinchery (O)  
Yogashri Yogacharya Dr Sushil Bhattacharya (Y)  
Bhava (N) aka Wayne Hicks
Paramahamsa Thakura Sri Srila Badrinarayana Bhagavata Bhusana Guru (F)*
Yogiraj Bikram Choudhury (Y) 
David Bingham (N)*
Sherry Binkelman (Q) 
Charles Shinkai Birx (Z)  
Ellen Jikai Birx (Z)  
Ven Mitra Bishop Sensei (Z)*
Gregorian Bivolaru (Y) aka Grieg
Black Elk (L)  
Hal Blacker (B)
Judith Blackstone (O)  
Helena (Madame) Blavatsky (F)
Bô Yin Râ (L)
*
Bob Tzu (H)
Bobby Meizer (O) 
Joseph Bobrow Roshi (Z)  
Swami Bodhananda Saraswati (O)  
Bodhi Avinasha (O)  
Ven Bhikkhu Bodhi (B) aka Jeffrey Block 
Bodhidharma (M)
Bodhidharma (O) aka Swami Anand Rudra
Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami (O)*
Sri Bodhi Prana (H)*  
Stephan Bodian (O)  
Jacob Boehme (P)  
Moritz Boerner (N)  
David Bohm (G)  
Ross Bolleter Roshi (Z)  
ZM Bon Haeng (Z) aka Mark Houghton
ZM Bon Soeng (Z) aka Jeff Kitzes
ZM Bon Yeon (Z) aka Jane McLaughlin-Dobisz
Fleur Nassery Bonnin (S)  
Amy Bortner-Gialuco (C)*
Jean Bouchart d’Orval (N)  
George Bowman (Z)* aka ZM Bo Mun
Tara Brach PhD (B)*  
James Braha (N)
 
Prajapita Brahma (O)* aka Brahma Baba, Dada Lekhraj Kripilani 
VV Brahmam (N)  
Shri Brahmananda Sarasvati (M) aka Ramamurti S. Mishra, M.D.
Swami Brahman-Ashananda (X)* aka Yogacharya R Thomas 
Swami Brahmavidyananda Saraswati (Y)  
Sathguru Sadasiva Bramendra (I) possibly aka Gnanigal
Christine Breese (O)*  
David Brockman (N)*  
LEJ Brouwer (G) (Luitzen Egbertus Jan)*  
Charles Paul Brown (O) *  
Michael Brown (O)
Nancy Brown Hedgpeth (Z)  
William Brown (Z)  
Sylvia Browne (C) *
Derek Brownlee (H)  
Brunton, Paul (L) aka Raphael Hurst
Rev. Rosalyn L. Bruyere (C)*  
Richard Maurice Bucke (L)  
Tulku Buddha Maitreya Rinpoche (T)* aka Ronald Lloyd Spencer, Tulku Karma Sonam Phuntsok Rinpoche, Babaji, Tulku Je Tsong Khapa Gyalwa Rinpoche, Lama Dorje Buddha Maitreya Jesus Archangel Michael
Titus Burckhardt (L)  
Burkhardt Kiegeland(O)  
Robert Earl Burton (O) aka The Teacher 
Ra Heru Buto-Sut Nahsi (X)  

The Ratings at a Glance

For a full description of the rating and category system and 
how it works, Click here


    The ratings are:

= the greats, helping many

= limited, some handicaps, or maybe not yet full stature

= very limited, narrow approach or ideology, or still developing

= suspect but on balance positive

= suspect

= bogus, may have some value, who knows

= worse than bogus, no redeeming value

Unrated 

= too new, old or retiring, not enough info, or a "teacher" type
 

To view a list of all the rated gurus organized 
by rating, Click here

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