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The Masters and Wannabes (M-N)

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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.

     M
Ma Tsu (P) aka Mazu Daoyi
Elizabeth MacDonald (N)  
Dr Murdo MacDonald-Bayne (O)  
Joanna Macy (O)  
Eliza Mada Dalian (O) aka Ma Jivan Mada
Madhobi Maa (I) aka Guru-Maa
Madhukar (N)  
Swami Shri Harish Madhukar (X) 
Madhusudana Sarasvati (P)  
Shri Dhyanyogi Madhusudandasji (I)  
Sri Madhvacharya (P)*
Ananda Maetreyii (O)*
Hakuyu Taizan Maezumi Roshi (Z)  
Mahadevi (O)* aka Divya Kshama
Mahadeviyakka (P)  
Sri Maha Krishna Swami (N)  
Maha Sambodhi Dharma Sangha (O) * aka Ram Bahadur Banjan / Bomjon, Palden Dorje, Maitriya Guru, "Buddha Boy"
Mahamudra (O) aka Hauke Heyken
Shri Paramahamsha Mahendranath (M)* aka Dadaji
Maharaji (D)* aka Guru Maharaj Ji, Prem Pal Singh Rawat
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (M) aka Mahesh Prasad Varma, Mahesh Kumar Srivastava
MahaVajra (O) aka François Lépine 
HH Vishwa Guru Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Sri Swami Maheshwarananda (Y) 
Mahima Lucille Klinge (N)* aka Prem Mahima
Frank Maiello (N)  
Hugo Maier (N)* aka Appa
Maitreya (C)  
Maitreya (D)
Maitreya (X) aka Jose Antonio Cangco 
Maitreya Ishwara (M) aka Wayne Anthony Unsworth, Swami Anand Bhaskar
Maitreyi Amma (O)*
Aba Aziz Makaja (O) aka Franjo Milicevic
Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (B)  
Maku Albertino Valdez (E)  
Manav Dayal (I) 
Master Mantak Chia (M)
Jean-Marc Mantel (O)  
Mario Mantese (N) *
Leonard Marcel Roshi (Z)  
Pier Franco Marcenaro (O)*  
Margot Anand (O) aka Mitsou Naslednikov
Maria DEVI Christos (C)* aka Mother of the World, Marina Mamonova-Tsvigun-Krivonogova-Kovalchuk
Maria Dott-Carmon (N)  
Alexander Johannes Markus (C) aka Marc John, Markus Johannes 
Roderick W. Marling (O)
*  
Marta Janssen (N)
*
Martin Erdmann(N)  
Michael Martin (O) *
Martinus (G)  
Ven Sumati (Lama) Marut (T)* aka Brian Smith PhD
Master Teacher (Q) aka Charles Buell Anderson
Mata(-ji) (N)*
Kamala Masters (B)  
Wisdom Master Maticintin (O)* aka Heather Hughes-Calero, Winged Wolf
Mat Zo (H) 

Donna May (C)  
Mother Maya (O) aka Bri Maya Tiwari, Sri Swami(ni) Mayatitananda Saraswati
Kip Mazuy (O)  
Michael McAlister (Z)  
Dan "Anubuddha" McKee (X)  
Jed McKenna (L)
Ken McLeod (B)*
Karen McPhee (N)*
Rosalie Jishin McQuaide Sensei (Z)  
Mechthild of Magdeburg (P)  
Mother Meera (D)
Meher Baba (D) aka Merwan Sheriar Irani
Sandeep Mehta (O)  
Shirra Meiklejohn-Wilson (O)  
Drunvalo Melchizedek (F)
Jessie Mercay, PhD, ND, PhD mst (O)*  
Franklin Merrell-Wolff (A)
Thomas Merton (Q)
Ananda Metteya (B) aka CH Allan Bennett
Christian Meyer (N)
Gundula Meyer (Z)* aka Zui'un-An 
Ven Master Miao Dzong (X)  
Michaël Szyper (N)*  
Don Miguel Ruiz (E)  
Mikaire (X) aka Michael Crawford, Swami Anand Anamo
Rev Takahito Miki (O)  
Jetsun Milarepa (P)  
AJ (Alan John) Miller (Q) aka Jesus, Yeshua
Joe Miller (O)  
Richard Miller (A)
Dan Millman (O)  
Kenneth G Mills (O)  
Minam Rinpoche (T) aka Konchok Trinley, Mipham Namgyal
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche (T)* aka Sakyong Mipham Jampal Trinley Dradül Rinpoche, Ösel Rangdröl Mukpo, the Sawang
Mirabai (P)  
Sri Jyoti Mirabai Devi (O)*
Miranda Rox (O)*  
Seyed Bahram Mirkalami (X) aka Bab-ol-Janna 
Shri Rajendra Prasad Mishra (I)*
Rajiv Misra (N)  
Philip Teertha Mistlberger (N) 
Yogacharya JP Mitchell (O)* aka Mahamandaleshwar Sw Premabrahmananda, Swami Dâ Prem, America's Youngest Swami
Louis Mitchell (O)  
Malcolm J Mitchell (L)*  
Miten Veniero Galvagni (O)* aka Swami Prem Miten, Ciampa Leksce, Amico VG
Mohan Singh (T) aka Michael Lyons, Mohan Chandra
Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti (P)* aka Gharib Nawaz 
Mojud (P)  
Mokshananda (N) aka Joe Sousa
Moller de la Rouviere (N) 
Carolyn Molnar (C)*  
Moni Vangolen (N)
The Mooj (H)* aka Swami Mujaputtia Umbababbaraba
Mooji (N)* aka Anthony Paul Moo-Young 


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     M cont
Rev. Sun Myung Moon (D)

Roslyn Moore (N)  
Pujya Morari Bapu (I)  
Brandt Morgan (E) 
Charlie Morris (N)  
Scott Morrison (L) 

John Morton (F)
Joel Morwood (G)  
Richard Moss (O)  
Mounaji (X) 
Rev Rosemarie Moyer (C)*  
Mu-Ho (O)* aka Mudito 
Mu Shim Sunim (Z)  
Es-Seyyid Es-Shaykh Shaikh Muhammad Raheem Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (S)  
Paramahansa Muktananda (M)
Mukti (N) aka Annie Gray 
Muni (N) (Canadian)
Muni (N) (German)
Anagarika Munindra (B)*  
Munishwarji Walking Tall (O)  
Susan Murphy Roshi (Z)  
Terry Murphy (X)  
Sri Mugavai Kanna Muruganar (N)* aka CK Subramanya Iyer 
Roshi Sydney Musai Walter (Z)  
Sheikh Muzaffer Ozak (S)  
Myong Oh Sunim (Z) aka Dorota Krzyzanowska

     N
n0by (F) * aka East (Erhard Anand Sudesh Thomas), Bhagwan Beast, NOBODY, etc
ET Nada (O)  
Swami NadaBrahmananda (O)  
Satyam Nadeen (X) aka Michael Clegg
Nagarjuna (P)  
Nagasiva Yronwode (O)* aka Thyagi Morgoth Nagasiva, Thyagi Tzu, Frater Nigris 
Brian Nager (N)  
Shree A Nagraj (O) aka Agrahar Nagraj Sharma
Mikhail Naimy (L) aka Mikha il Nu ayma, Mikha'il Na'ima, etc
Rob Nairn (B) 
Naja Sambhari Larsen (N) aka Naja Vita Nielsen
Namadeva (P)  
Karma Tensing Dorje Namgyal Rinpoche (T) aka Leslie George Dawson, Ananda Bodhi 
Rigdzin Namkha Gyatso Rinpoche (T)  
Chögyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche (T)
 
Master Nan Huai-Chin (Z)  
Samartha Sadguru Shri Nana Maharaj Taranekar (I) aka Martand Shastri 
Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji (P)  
Baba Nand Singh Ji Maharaj (I)  
Nandanar (P)  
Nandini (N) aka Dalia Bishop
Sadguru Sri Nannagaru (I)  
Claudio Naranjo (O)  
Sri BV Narasimhaswami (L)* aka Narasimha Iyer 
Narayan Tirth (I) aka Kali Kishore
Sri Sri Srimat Swami Narayan Tirthaji Maharaj (I)
Yogi Narayana Baba (Y)*
Narayana Guru (I)
 
HDG Sri Srimad BV Narayana Maharaja (I)*
Swami Narayanananda (Y)  
Sri Narayani Amma (D)*
Swami Nardanand (O)*
Narinder Singh Ji (I)  
Naropa (P)  
Frank Natale (E)* aka Professor Trance
Nataraja Guru (I)  
Shri Natha Devi Premananda (C) aka Claretta Cayette, Queen of Peace 
Nathan (N)  
Sw Deva Navyo (O)*
Rev. Abba Nazariah (Q)* aka David Owen
Shaykh Muhammad Nazim al-Haqqani (S)
Neelam (A) aka Katherine
Neem Karoli Baba (D)
Neeru (N)
Vijay Dayal Negi Maharaj (X)
Thomas Daniel Nehrer (G)
Ngak'chang Rinpoche (T)
Lama Geshe Thubten Ngawang (T)
Ngeton (N)*
Ngulchu Thogme (T)
Durius Nguyen (O)
Van Nguyen (O)
Annette Nibley (N)
Bob Nickel (N)*
Keith Nightingale (O)
Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati (Y)
Nirji (X) aka Sri Nirodhananda
Nirmala (N) aka Daniel Erway 
Swami Nirmalananda (I)
Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi (D) aka Nirmala Srivastava, Nirmala Salve
Nirmal Baba (D)* aka Nirmal Darbar
Swami Anand Nisarg (O)
Nisargadatta Maharaj (A) aka Beedie Baba, Maruti Kampli
Gudo Wafu Nishijima Roshi (Z) 
Nissim Amon (Z)
Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda Swamigal (D)* aka Rajasekaran
Guru Nitya Chaitanya Yati (I)
aka Jayachandran Panicker
Bhagawan Nityananda (I)
Mahamandaleshwar Swami Nityananda (D) aka Venkateshwar Rao, Subhash Shetty
Nivalis (X)* aka Sw Nataraj, Rainer Schatt
Rev Nichiko Niwano (B)  
Noel (X)  
Nome (A) aka Jeffrey Smith, brother of Russell
Steven Noomen (U)*
Nopa Rinpoche (T)  
Patrizia Norelli-Bachelet (O)*  
Walter Nowick Roshi (Z)*
Nukunu (N) aka Jørgen Larsen
Dr Javad Nurbakhsh (S)
Rick and Mary NurrieStearns (O)  
Hannah Nydahl (T)
Lama Ole Nydahl (T)
Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche (T)
Nyidzong Tripa Rinpoche (T) aka Tulku Choedak Rinpoche

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
 

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by rating, Click here

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