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The Masters and Wannabes (F-I)

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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.

     F
Fa JiÓn (Z)* aka Michael Melchizedek, Mar Melchizedek 
Faisal Muqaddam (O)*
Gary Falk (X)

Baba Faqir Chand (I)
aka Param Sant Param Dayal Faqir Chand Ji Maharaj
Dr Ann Faraday (O)
Shaykha Fariha al-Jerrahi (S)
Reshad Feild (S)* aka Richard (Tim) Feild
Peter and Penny Fenner (B)
Bob Fergeson (O)
*  
Paul Ferrini (Q)  
Georg Feuerstein (Y)  
Bob Fickes (C)
*  
Myrtle and Charles Fillmore (Q)  
ZEN-Coach Michael Filzinger (Z)*

Guy Finley (O)
*
Turtle Winds Firewalker (E)
Zoketsu Norman Fischer (Z)  
Charles Tenshin Fletcher Roshi (Z)
 
Matthew Flickstein (B)
James Myoun Ford Roshi (Z) aka James Ishmael Ford
Ana Forrest (Y)

Jeff Foster (N)  
George Fox (P)  
Matthew Fox (Q)
*
Babaji Francesco Isa Atmananda (O)  

Francis of Assisi (P)  
Francis Lucille (N) 
Franšois LacharitÚ (U)*
BK Frantzis (O)
Dr David Frawley (O)* aka Pandit Vamadeva Shastri 
Jan Frazier (N)*  
Timothy Freke (O)
John Friend (Y)*  
Maurice Frydman (L)* aka Swami Bharatananda 

     G
Gabriele Rudolph (N)*
Gae Mun Sunim (Z)  
Param Poojya Swami Gagangiri Maharaj (I)  
Gaia (N)  
Gaia House (Inst) (B) 
Gajanan Maharaj (I)
* 
Galen Sharp (N)  
Gampopa (P)  
Sri Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Swamiji (D) aka Satyanarayana

Nicholas Gancitano Jr (N)* aka I Am 
Gangaji (A) aka Toni Roberson, Toni Varner
Swami Ganga-puri Kaliuttamananda-Giri (O) aka Ganga Karmokar, Sharon, Karma Sonam Wangmo, Swami G
Kyabje Garchen Rinpoche (T) aka 8th Garchen Konchok Nyetong Tenpei Nyima Choekyi Palsangye
Alice Gardner (N)  
L Ron Gardner (L)*
Stephen Gaskin (O) *  
Gaudapada (P) 
Dada Gavand (I) aka Dattaram Madhavrao Gavand asa Gawand 
Kyabje Gehlek Rimpoche (T) *
Gregor Geissmann (Q)  
Lama Gendun Rinpoche (T) 
Catherine Genno Pages Sensei (Z)  
Genpo Roshi (Z) aka Dennis Merzel
Gerd (Gerard) Kortmann (N)*
Gesshin Myoko Prabhasa Dharma (Z) 
Gezhe Rinpoche (X) 
Kahlil Gibran (L)  
Master Gilbert (Z) aka Ta Hui
Nathan Gill (N)  
Jim Gilman (N) aka James Harvey Gilman
Bernard Tetsugen Glassman Roshi (Z)  
Sandra Glickman (O)  
Michael Gluckman (O)  
Bhagavan Sri Gnanananda (I)
aka Subramanya 
Guru Gobind Singh Ji (P)   
God Dieux (O) aka Paul LaPointe
Philip Goddard (C)
 
David Godman (L)  
Kurt G÷del (L)  
Acarya Godwin Samararatne (B)  
SN Goenka (M) (for Satya Narayan)

Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi (D) aka HDG RaRiaz Gohar Shahi
Thaddeus Golas (N) *
EJ Gold (M) (Eugene Jeffrey)
Justin Gold (U)*
Joel S. Goldsmith (D)
Joseph Goldstein (B)  
Jean-Pierre Gomez (N)
 
Greg Goode (N)
Sri Gopal Krishna Baba (I)
Gopi Krishna (I)
Amit Goswami (G)
Michael Menahem Gottlieb (O)*
Lord Gourasana (D) aka David Swanson
Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Maharaj (D)
 
Marshall Govindan Satchidananda (M)
Sensei Sunyana Graef (Z)  
Bonnie Greenwell (O)  
Susan Gregg (E)  
John Greven (N)  
Alex Grey (L)  
Mark Griffin (O) *
Bede Griffiths (Q) aka Alan Richard G, Swami Dayananda
Stanislav Grof (O)  
Sri Darwin Gross (F) aka Dap Ren
Linda Groves (O)  
Gudni "Ged" Gudnason (C)* aka Baron Gudni Halldor Gudnason von Thoroddsen 
RenÚ GuÚnon (L)* aka ’Abd al-WÔhid YahyÔ
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana Nayaka Thera (B)
George I Gurdjieff (M)
Baba Gurinder Singh Dhillon (O)*
Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa (Y)
*
Gurudeva (D)* aka Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Bob Hansen
Anand Murti Guru Maa Ji (D)
Gurumayi Chidvilasananda (D) aka Malti Shetty
Yogiraj Gurunath Siddhanath (M)* aka Sidhoji Rao Shitole
Guru Prasad Paramahansa (O)  
Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche (XII) (T)
* asa Gyaltsap
HH the Gyalwang Drukpa (XII) (T)
 
Gyatrul Rinpoche (T) 
     H
Ruben Habito (Z)
Hadewijch of Antwerp/Brabant (P)  
Mir Mahmoud Hadian (S)
Hae Kwang (Z) aka Stanley Lombardo
Hafiz (P) aka Khwajah Shams al-Din Muhammad Ibn-i Muhammad
Steve Hagen (Z) 
Paul Hague (G)
 
Rev Haju Sunim (Z) aka Linda Murray 
Reb Yakov Leib HaKohain (O)* aka Lawrence G Corey
Hakuin Ekaku (P)  
Joan Jiko Halifax (B)  
Manly P. Hall (O)  
Rev Mother Yogacharya M Hamilton (Y)  
Anne Hamilton-Byrne (F) * aka Evelyn Grace Victoria Edwards
Christopher Hansard (T)
Rene Hansen (X)  
Hans-J÷rg H÷pfner (N)*
Hanuman (X) 
Hanuman Das (O)  
Harada Daiun Sogaku Roshi (Z)  
Shodo Harada Roshi (Z) aka Harada Seicho
Satguru Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj (O)  
Burt Harding (N)  
Douglas E. Harding (A)
Allan Hardman (E)
David Hargrove (N)  
Baba Hari Dass (D)
Paramahamsa Hariharananda (M) aka Robindranath Bhattacharya, Brahmachari Robinarayan
Swami Harinanda (Y)
Harjap Singh (X) 
Siri Guru Harkrishan Dev Ji (P)  
Baba Harnam Singh Ji Maharaj (I)  
Steven Harrison (M)
Harsha (N) aka Harsh K Luthar PhD
Harsita (C)  
Robert Hart (N)  
Zenkei Blanche Hartman (Z)  
Wayne Hartman (O)  
Leo Hartong (N)  
Andrew Harvey (O)  
Fida Hassnain (S)  
Pat Hawk (Z)  
Dr David R. Hawkins (F) *

Hazrat Pir (M) aka Molana Salaheddin Ali Nader Shah Angha, Pir Oveyssi
Hazur Baba Sawan Singh Ji Maharaj (I)
Paul Hedderman (N)*
Hehpsehboah (C)* aka Thunderbird Woman, Shri Shanti A Deva Dutta 
Bobby Henderson (H) 
Kabir & Camille Helminski (S)  
Danan Henry Roshi (Z)  
Heraclitus (P)  
Nick Herbert (G)  
Rev Harrison Roy Hesketh DD (C)* aka Master Tat
Hilarion (F)
Hildegard von Bingen (P)  
Chuck Hillig (O) 
Elizabeth Anne (Beth) Hin (O)* 
Evor Hines (N)  
Volker Hinten (N)  
Shaykh Hisham Muhammad Kabbani (S)  
Lex Hixon (O) aka Purushottoma, Shaykh Nur al-Jerrahi
Geoffrey Hodson (G) *
ZM Daido Hogen Yamahata (Z)
Michael Holshouser (L) aka Yaj Ekim
Hongzhi Zhenjue (P) aka Hung-chih Cheng-chueh, Wanshi Shogaku
Kyle Hoobin (X) 
Hoshiarpur Masters (I)  
Anzan Hoshin Roshi (Z)  
Vernon Howard (M)
Hsing Yun(g) (B)  
Ven Master Hsuan Hua (Z)  
Huang Po (P) aka Obaku, Wobaku Kiun
L. Ron Hubbard (F)
Cheri Huber (Z) *
Rev James Huber (H)  
Thomas Huebl (N) *  
Anne Hughes (Q) aka Anne Francis, Gabrael
David Bruce Hughes (O) aka Dasanudas Brahmacari
Hui Neng (P)
Dazu Huike (P) aka Hui-k’o, Taiso Eka
Hung Jen (X)  
Dorothy Hunt (N)*
Keven Hunt (Z)
Paul Hurcomb (N)*
Ben Hursh (O)
Hyakujo Ekai (P) aka Baizhang Huaihai, Pai-chang Huai-hai
Hyang Um Sunim (Z)  
ZM Hyon Am (Z) aka Baek Jeong Lee

     I 
Ibn 'Arabi (P)  
Oscar Ichazo (O)  
David Icke (F)
Daisaku Ikeda (D)
Ikkyu Sojun (P) aka Kyounshi, Crazy Cloud 
Il Lee (Z)  
Pir-o-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan (S)  
Indra (N)  
Sandra Ingerman (E)  
Catherine Ingram (A)
INRI Cristo (D)*
Insight Meditation Soc (B)  
Daskalos Ioannis (X) aka Dionysis Dorizas
Isa (N) * aka Sw Prem Hamid, Barry Naster PhD
Isha Judd (O) aka Maharishi Sakti Ishaya
Maharishi Sadashiva Isham (M)* aka Robert Vaughn Abrams
Ishvara (M)
Porphiri Korneevich Ivanov (Y) *
BKS Iyengar (M) (= Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja)
BNS Iyengar (Y)  
V Subramaniam Iyer (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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