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The Masters and Wannabes (O-R)

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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.

     O
Candice O’Denver (N)*  
Daniel Odier (O)
Rev. Koshin Ogui (B)  
Ogyen Trinley Dorje (T) asa Urgyen, Orgyen, etc aka HH Gyalwa Karmapa XVII
Ohiyesa (L)
aka Dr Charles A Eastman 
Oh Jin Sunim (Z)
Pat Enkyo O'Hara Sensei (Z)  
Jackie O'Keeffe (N)* (Jac) 
Masahiro Oki (Y) *
Felipe Oliveira (N)  
Oliver Bosshard (N)*
Sri Gary Olsen (M) *
OM (N) aka Cedric Parkin
Mary O'Malley (N)  
Swamiji Shri Omanand Bharti (O)  
HH Dhyanyogi Sri Omdasji Maharaj (I)* aka Bhavendranath Jha
Paramahamsa Omkarananda Saraswati (Y)  
Derek P O'Neill (O)  
One Sun (N)
Sri La Sri Swami Ongarananda (I) aka Jayanarayana Kannan
Drikung Ontul Rinpoche (T) aka Konchog Tenzin Thrinle Rabgye Palzangpo
Chris & Emma Orchard (O) aka CO & Emma Lea
Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche (T)
aka Khenpo Orgyen Thinley Rinpoche, Khen Rinpoche
Ven Tulku Orgyen Phuntsok Rinpoche (T)
 
Arthur Osborne (L)  
Lama Tenzin Osel (T) aka Osel Hita Torres
Dave Oshana (F) *
Osho (M) aka Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, Rajneesh Chandra Mohan Jain
Steven Ott (O) 
PD Ouspensky (L)  
Alice Ouzounian (G) 
OWK (N) aka Edgar Hofer, Sw Anand Vartman, Yogi Devananda Naatha
Oyasama (P) aka Miki Nakayama
Ozay Rinpoche (O) aka Phillipou Cornick

     P
Toni Packer (A)
Padma (N)  (Cdn)
Padma Wolff (N)* (German)
Lama Padma Karma (T)* aka Felix Esquerdo
Padmasambhava (P) aka Guru Rinpoche
Lama Palden Drolma (T) * aka Caroline Alioto
Harry Palmer (F)
Pamela Wilson (N)  
Panache Desai (O)
*  
Sayadaw U Pandita Bhivamsa (B)  
Papaji (A) aka H.W.L. Poonja
Sri Param Eswaran(O) *
Jacob Parece (N)*
Paul Park (Z)  
Dr Jonathan Parker (C) 
Yug Purush Acarya (Maha)mandaleshwar Swami Parmanandji (M)
Tony Parsons (A) aka Sw Bodhisattva
Swami (A.) Parthasarathy (L)  
Maa Parvathinath Saraswati (O)* aka Kirin Mishra, Parvathi Nanda Nath
Ven Ajahn Pasanno (B)  
Patanjali (P)  
Mansukh Patel (O)  
Ramanand Patel (Y)*  
Brahmarshi Patriji (O) aka Subhash Patri 
Patrul Rinpoche (P)  
Ranyak Patrul Tenzin Rinpoche (T)  
Jonathan Patton (X) fka Jonathan P
Norman Paulsen (O)*
Pavlos (X)  
Laura Paxton (E)  
Peace Pilgrim (O) aka Mildred Norman
Peaji (X)* aka Rev Fr PG Harris
Ane Pema Chödrön (T) aka Deirdre Blomfield-Brown
Gregory Penn (O)* aka Swami Chaitanya Siraj
HH Penor Rinpoche (T) aka Kyabjé Drubwang Pema Norbu Rinpoche
Master Eric James Pepin (O)  
Spencer John Perdriau (O)  
Brian Perkins (X)  
Grazyna Perl (Z) 
Stuart Perrin (O)*  
Petros Xristos (N) aka Peter Lima
Taitaku Pat Phelan (Z)  
Philipp Grießl (N)*  
Dr Baskaran Pillai (F) aka Maharishi Brzee, Sri Siva, Dattatreya Siva Baba
Kriben Pillay (N)  
Mahayogi Pilot Baba (O)* aka Kapil Adwait 
Padre Pio da Pietrelcina (Q)  
Plotinus (P) 
Savadore Poe (N)
*
Johannes Ponader (N)* 
Ted Poppe (X) aka Master Hector
Marguerite Porète (P)  
Sensei Sante Poromaa (Z)  
Mike Dosho Port Sensei (Z)  
Aleksandra Porter (Z)  
Britt Posmer(-Edwards) (N)  
Dr Robert Powell (N)  
Rishi Prabhakar (O)  
Prahlad Chandra Brahmachari (D) 
Prajapati N Lange (N)  
Prajna N Ginty (N) 
Prajnaji (N) aka Zaida Gates
Paramahamsa Prajñanananda Giri (Y) aka Triloki Dash
Sri Swami Prajnanpad (I) aka Yogeshvar Chatterjee
Prajnaparamita (N)  
Prakash (N)* aka Kevin Edwards 
Swami Prakashanand Saraswati (D)
Pujya Pramukh Swami Maharaj (I)  
Prasad Paul Duffy (N)*
Pratima Mumford-Sephton (C)*
Premananda (N) aka John David
Swami Sai Premananda (I)  
Swami Sri Premananda (D) aka Prem Kumar
Sri Prem Baba (O) aka Janderson Fernandes de Oliveira
Prem Nirmal (C) 
Bodhisattva Shree Swami Premodaya (O)
Swami Balyogi Premvarni (Y)*  
Bernie Prior (N)  
Osho Priya (O) aka Ma Amrit Priya
Elizabeth Clare Prophet (F)
Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite (P)  
Andrea Pucci (G)  
Pujya Prem Avadhoot Maharaj (I) aka Bapuji 
Alfred Pulyan (O)

to P cont
     P cont   
Swami Shri Punitachariji (I)* aka Bapushri
Puppetji (H)  
Pure Land (B)
Pure Silence (N) aka Mark McCloskey
Baba Purnanand (O) aka Sw Purnanand Bharti
Shri Purohit Swami (I)  
Eric Putkonen (N)  
Pyar Trolle (N)
Pythagoras (P)  

     Q
Shaikh 'Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani (P) 
Brian Qara (X) 
The Nagual Quetzal Ocelotl (E) 
David Quigley (O) 

     R
Bhagwan Ra Afrika (O) aka Leonard Ingram
Ra Uru Hu (C) aka Alan (Robert) Krakower 
Robert Rabbin (F)
Rabi´a al-Adawiyya (P) aka Rabia al Basri, Rabi`a al-Qaysiyya
Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche (T)  
Geshe Rabten Rinpoche (DT) 
Radha Luli (X)
aka Ada Rizzi 
Swami Sivananda Radha (Y)  
Swami Radhamadhavananda Saraswati (I) 
Jody Radzik (H) aka Guruphiliac 
(His Holiness) Raël (F) aka Claude Vorilhon
Joseph Rael (E) aka Beautiful Painted Arrow
Sheikh Ragip al-Jerrahi (S) aka Dr Robert Frager 
Rahasya (O) aka Dr Fritjof Kraft
Swami Advait Rahasya (O)*  
HH Gurudev Rahuleshwaranandji (X)* 
Shri Parthasarati Rajagopalachari (D) aka Chariji
rajee (N)*
Dr N Rajgopal (I)*
Sant Rajinder Singh (M)
Sw Rajn**sh (O) (2 e's) aka Rajn*sh Agrawal (one i), "the slow-walking man" 
Param Pujya Paramhans Shri Swami Ram Baba (I) 
Shri Ram Chandraji Maharaj (I) aka Babuji Maharaj
Ram Dass (F)
Sri Swami Rama (M) aka Brij Keshore Kumar
Yogi Ramacharaka (L) *
Yogi SAA Ramaiah(M)
aka Yogiar
Ramaji (N)* aka David Alan Ramsdale
Sri Ramakant Maharaj (N)*
Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa (D)
Sri Srimad Swami Ramakrishnananda (D) aka (Rabeinu) David Har-Tzion, HH Srila Ramakrishnananda Swami Vishnupada, HDG Yogacharya Sat Guru Bhaktivedanta Ramakrishnananda Swami Maharaja
Ramana Maharshi (A) aka Venkataraman Iyer
Arunachala Ramana (N) aka Dee Wayne Trammell
Satguru Sri Ramana (Devi) (O)*
Yukio Ramana (N)  
Swami Ramanagiri (X)  
Ramananda (P)  
Dr Ramananda Swami Maharaj (O) aka HDG Dr. Ramananda Swami Adeevan Yateendra Lakshmi Giri Maharaj
HH Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Swami Shri Rajiv Lochanacharyaji (I)*  
Sri Ramanujacharya (P) *
Rama-San (X) aka Dietmar Johannes
Swami Rama Tirtha (I) aka Gossain Tirtha Rama
Ramdas (U)*
Swami (Papa) Ramdas (I)  
Shri Samarth Ramdas (P)  
Rev Swami (Baba) Ramdev (M) aka Ramkishan Yadav
Baba Bhagwan Ramji (D) aka Aghoreshwar Mahaprabhu Bhagwan Ram
T Lobsang Rampa (F) aka Cyril Henry Hoskins
Yogi Ramsuratkumar (I)  
HH Rang Avadhoot Maharaj (I) aka Paduranga Vitthal Valame, Pujya Bapji 
Prem Rani (X) aka Ranimu
Shri Ranjit Maharaj (A)
Raphael (N)
Kristopher Raphael (C)*  
Rasa Von Werder (O) aka Kellie Everts, the Stripper for God
Ratu Bagus (E)* aka I Ketut Widnya
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (M)
Andrew Rawlinson (L)  
Michael Read (N)  
Michael Regan (N)  
Masunaga Reiho (Z) 
Gary Renard (Q)*
Philip Renard (N)  
Renate Busam (N)*  
Karl Renz (N)  
Stuart Resnick (H)  
Rezaji (N)
* aka Reza Darshannath
Judi Rhodes (X) aka Jai Hari Kaur 
Lincoln Rhodes (Z)  
Ribhu (P)  
Ven. Ribur Rinpoche (DT)  
Richard (O) *
Karen Richards (N)
Janet Jinne Richardson Roshi (Z)  
Dieter Rieck (N)*  
Ahmed er Rifa'i (P)  
Ngala Rig'dzin Dorje (T)
Riktam Barry (N)* aka Barry Douglas Wright, Sw Deva Riktam
Rinzai Gigen (P) aka Lin Chi
Diane Eshin Rizzetto (Z) 
Geshe Michael Roach (O)  
Nick Roach (O) *
Swami Roberto (O) aka Roberto Casarin
Bernadette Roberts (Q)  
Jane Roberts (C) *
Rev Kyoki Roberts (Z)  
Frank Robinson (O)  
Judy Roitman (Z)  
Rony Mishal (X) 
Richard Rose (M)
Mark Ross (U)*
Sensei Sevan Ross (Z) 
Ron Roth (Q)  
Bruce Joel Rubin (O)  
Rudra Abhyananda (O)* aka R Venugopalan 
Swami Rudrananda (O) aka Rudi, Albert Rudolph
Jensen Ruehle (N) *
Rumi Da (C) aka Ron Carson, Sw Anand RD, Karma Tigme Tashi, Pema Lhasung
Moulana Jalaluddin Rumi (P)  
Ken Lloyd Russell (O)  
Ruthless Truth (N)*
Jan van Ruysbroeck (P)
Andrew Rymer (X) 
Ryokan Taigu (P)
Rev Ryoju Kikuchi (B) aka Tamo Samma, Tamo-San

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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