Sarlo's Guru Rating Service 

This foundling page may never get to be very large. And the people and orgs featured here may never achieve stardom, indeed may never even achieve reality, doomed to eternal fictiety. Ah well. They are still special, and worthy of a place in the seeker's heart. For lots more such sites, try the DMOZ Directory. As one site listed there declares, "Funny and serious at the same time. In other words, seriously funny!"
If any of them turns out to be the next Avatar or Messiah – but please don't hold your breath – let me know (Feedback).
Some descriptive information is included. An asterisk (*) indicates they don't really have their own sites, just an interview or short description on someone else's site. And a yellow asterisk (*) = suggested or located by visitor, thank you.

Swami Beyondananda M b1947ish American aka Steve Bhaerman, "Humor Potential Movement releases jestive blockages such as irregularhilarity, irony deficiency, humorrhoids" A real person! 
Bob Tzu M b1962ish long-lost American cousin of Lao Tzu teaches Duhism, a faux-losophy of Bob's Impractical Wisdumb, lives with wife Bobbie Sue Tzu, brother Billy-Bob Tzu and dog Petting Tzu. "If you benefit from my teachings in any way, you clearly misunderstood me."
Sri Bodhi Prana* M ?ish blog and frequent poster at alt.slack: How to Fake Enlightenment, achieving via faking it, etc: "Take it from me, and from other major spiritual studs like Alan Watts and Ken Wilbur, if you want to get laid, and get laid a *lot*, it doesn't hurt to have the 'intense but totally centered spiritual guy' thing going for you."
Derek Brownlee M b1955ish American (AZ) no bio, "Must be funny is the sacred meme." Subtly subversive humour, on a serious mission. Good links to other sites in the field
J.R. "Bob" Dobbs Church of the SubGenius, "The most 'NO WAY' new wage religion of them all!!" Pointless! Abnormal!
Bobby Henderson M b1981 American (OR) project is Flying Spaghetti Monster, an alternative "Intelligent Design" proposal getting big buzz taking on Kansas School Board
Rev James Huber M ?ish American atheist "Effing the ineffable since 1996," lots of articles, including the classic "Kissing Hank's Ass."
Lisa Jones F ?ish American creator of Buddha Jones, Buddhist humour and other Buddhist stuff, mainly Nichiren Buddhism. Now into ex-cult activities (ex-Soka Gakkai), old site archived at 
Landover Baptist Church Biting satire of all things Fundie: movie reviews, "Bible Poop Quiz," extensive archives, WWJD thongs, a hoot!
Dr Norman D Livergood no bio, " How to Become  Modern Guru," EZ2 use principles of getting into the biz of bizzes, chapters like "Fool-Proof Fishing for Followers"
David Lourie* M b1925 Amer based in Australia aka Roshi Hõgen Berman, Theravada and Mahayana roots author of Dharma the Cat cartoon series, Takagi Roshi

Mat Zo b1968ish Amer? "Holistic Comedian Mat Zo, the Unleavened One, rascal, guru, shameless self-promoter, author" of The Rascal's Guide to Enlightenment, no bio-info
The Mooj* M b1947ish American (MI) aka Swami Mujaputtia Umbababbaraba, Satchidananda look-alike, "The Mooj now has over 1,375 loyal minions!!!" Big archive of "advice" + reminiscences
Puppetji M? ?ish Amer (CA)? Animations on YouTube, socksangs, Sacred Hookah, "Yoga is a way of life . . . as easy and rewarding as transfering money from your checking account into Puppetji's sacred donation bowl."
Jody Radzik M b1959ish American creator of Guruphiliac, putting the humourous bite on the usual guru excesses: money, sex, and power, includes links to "real news" stories. INTERVIEW
Stuart Resnick
M b1965ish American (CA) been around the block with Muktananda. Encounters with groups, especially the Avadhoot (Nome)
Satsang MLM 2xM Ozzies aka Karajaal and Yakaru, satirical site on satsang marketing, pokes at the well-known figures in the satsang biz. Real people! Site whacked by web provider (Fortune City), stay tuned (partially archived by
Connie Schmidt F b1972ish Amer (TX) aka Cosmic Connie blog features gentle send-ups of New Wage Masters and Hustledorks 
Sri Sri Shmeiki Baba IV M b1968ish Brit aka Michael Simkin, Om Shmeiki Healing Foundation, " Shmechniques" such as Shmantra, Wasabi snorting and Opening to the Retard Within. "The fourth person in history to receive the Shmeiki Channel . . . in the form of a talking haemorrhoid."
Carol L. Skolnick * F b1958 American aka The Spiritual Curmudgeon, heartful curmudgeonry w/ humour. Her site down, page is an interview and links
Mick Winter "How To Talk New Age," New Age concepts defined and sent up, from Acupuncture to Zen
Vicki Woodyard F b1941ish American, lessons from husband's cancer, a real seeker with humour informed by heart, Vernon Howard MORE

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