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The Masters and Wannabes (T-Z)

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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.

     T
Ta Hui (P)
Takuan Soho (P)
Es-Seyyid Es-Shaykh Taner Ansari Tarsusi er Rifai el Qadiri (S)
Dr. Masaharu Taniguchi (O)
Sri Tantra Deva (Y) aka Troy Dean Harris
Santosha Tantra (O)* aka Karen Karolczuk
Kenting Tai Situ(pa) (T)
Sree Swami Tapovan Maharaj (I)
Edward Tarabilda (F)
Taro Gerritsen (N)  
John Tarrant Roshi (Z)  
Dr Charles T Tart (O) 
Tarthang Tulku (T)
 
Lama Tashi Deleg (X) asa Delek?
Sri Tathata (I) aka Mahaswi
Tathagata (F) aka Samhan Lee
Florian Tathagata (N)*
 
Tat Wale Baba (I)*
Mr. Ta¨m (B) aka Master L÷˘ng Sˇ HaŔng
Maurice F. Taylor (G)  
"The Teacher" (F) *
Teal Swan (F)* aka Teal Scott, The Spiritual Catalyst  
Swami Tejomayananda (A)
Tejguru Sir Shree Tejparkhiji (N)
 
Leslie Temple-Thurston (O) *
Lopon Tenzin Jigme Rinpoche (T) 

Lopon Sangye Tenzin Rinpoche DT 

Ven Yongdzin Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche (T) 

Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo (T) aka Diane Perry
Teresa of Avila (P)  
Daniel Terragno Roshi (Z)  
Cesar Teruel (N)*
Ban Tetsugyu Roshi (Z)  
Sant Thakar Singh (M) *
Thanissaro Bhikkhu (B) aka Geoffrey DeGraff, Ajaan Geoff 
Lama Tharchin Rinpoche (T)  
Trinley Thaye Dorje (T) aka HH Gyalwa Karmapa XVII
Thayumanavar (P)  
Max ThÚon (G) aka Aia Aziz
William Thetford (M) partner = Helen Schucman
Thich Nhat Hanh (M)
Thich Thanh Tu (M) aka Tran Huu Phuoc
Thierry (N)  
Sayadaw U Thila Wunta (B)  
Karma Thinley Rinpoche (T) 
Claude Anshin Thomas (Z) aka AnShin AnGyo
Master Thomas (Q) 
Tom Thompson (N)  
Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche (T) 
Geshe Thubten Rinchen (T)  
Tulku Thubten Rinpoche (T)  
Douwe Tiemersma (N)  
Carol Tiggs (E) aka Elizabeth Austin
Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD (Y) 
Tilak Fernando (X) 
Swami Tilak Paramahansa (Y)  
Dr William A Tiller (G) *
Tilopa (P)  
Timothee Roi (X) aka TR Diers
Srimad Ananda Tţrtha (P) aka Sukha Tţrtha, Pűrnabodha, Pűrnapragnya, Madhva
Tirugnanasambandar (P)
Josei Toda (B)  
Koichi Tohei Sensei (O)  
Eckhart Tolle (A) aka Ulrich Tolle
Joan Tollifson (N)  
Tomas Stubbs (N)  
Torsten BrŘgge (N)
*
Totapuri (I)  
Traktung Rinpoche (T) aka Stuart Kirkpatrick, Tantra Master Prem Pranama
Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche (9th) (T)*
James Traverse (Y)*
Bonnie Myotai Treace Sensei (Z)  
Chobgye Trichen Rinpoche (T)  
Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche (DT) 
Menri Ponlob Trinley Nyima Rinpoche (T)*
Stan Trout (O) aka Swami Abhayananda
Ven. Trulshik Rinpoche (T)  
Ch÷gyam Trungpa Rinpoche (M)
Trungpa Rinpoche ( XII) (T) aka Chokyi Senge 
Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche (T)  
Ven Lopon Tsechu Rinpoche (T)  
HE Tsem Tulku Rinpoche (T) aka Torgut Prince Iska Minh
Tserin Zarin Boo (E)  
Drubwang Tsoknyi Rinpoche (T)  
Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche (T)  
Khensur Rinpoche Geshe Lharampa Tsultrim Phuntsok (T)*  
Gregory Tucker (N)  
Tukaram (P)  
Goswami Tulsidas (P)  
Sri G Michael Turner (M) *
Vernon Kitabu Turner (F) * aka ZM Kitabu Roshi
Irina Tweedie (S)  
Paul Twitchell (F)
James Twyman (Q)  
Prem Tyohar (D) aka Moshe Kastiel

     U
Ulla (L)*  
(Zen Master)  Umi (F) * aka Tom Lodge, Swami Anand Purno
unAsleep (N)* 
Unmani (N) aka Liza Hyde 
Upasani Baba Maharaj (I) aka Kashinath Govind Upasani
Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche (T)  
Mikao Usui (O)  
Morehi Uyeshiba (O) asa Morihei Ueshiba

     V
Gabriel Valencia Crespo (X)  
Imre Vallyon (O)  
Vamaksepa (I)  
Jan van Delden (N)  
Deva Vanessa (N) aka Vanessa Renate Hanna van Echten
Stephen Paul Vanier (O) *
Jan van Rossum (N)  
Aygaren Varenho (X)  
Alex Vartman (O)* aka Sanford Perret
Vassula RydÚn (Q)  
Sri Vasudeva (O)*
Vasugupta (P)  
Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee (S) 
Swami Veda Bharati (O)  
Swami Anand Veeresh (O) aka Veeresh D Yuson-Sanchez
Esther & John Veltheim (O)  
Valerie Vener (X)  
Swami Venkatesananda (Y)  
Jane Vennard (Q)  
to V cont
     V cont
Sri Vethathiri Maharishi (I)
Todd Vickers (N)
Claudette Vidal (N)*
Shri Swami Vidyanand Giri ji Maharaj (I)  
Acharya 108 Shri Vidyasagar (I)*
Eugenio Vignali (L)
Yogacharya Vijayaraghavan (X)
Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan (M)
Vimala Thakar (N)
Aghori Vimalananda (O)*
Bhante Vimalaramsi (B)  
Swami Nostradamus Virato (O) aka J Charles Banks
Swami Vishnu-devananda (O)  
Swami Vishnu Tirth (I) aka Munilal Swami
(Swami Prem) Vishrant (N) aka Vincent Cooper
Shri Swami Vishwananda (O)  
Vissarion Christ (Q) aka Sergei Torop *
Vistar Andresen (X) 
HH Sri Sri Sri Guru Viswa Sphoorthi (I) 
Viswa Yogi Viswamji (I) aka Viswanatha Sastri 
Vitvan (G)* aka Ralph Moriarity deBit
Maud Viveen (O)
Vivek (U)*
Swami Vivekanada (I) aka Narendranath Dutta (Datta)
Shri Swami Vivekayuktananda Saraswati Maharaj (O)  
Barbara V÷disch (N)*  
Elke von der Osten (N)  

     W
David Waldman (N)*
Neale Donald Walsch (M)
*
Michael Walsh (N)  
HH Master Wan Ko Yee (F)* aka Yangwo Wan Ko Yeshe Norbu, Ven Vimalakirti II, Buddha Vajradhara Dorje Chang Buddha III, etc
The Wanderling (Z)  
Jigme Pema Wangchen (T) aka 12th Gyalwang Drukpa 
Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche (T)  
Brad Warner (Z)  
Melvyn Wartella (N)  
Alan Watts (Z)  
Danny Waxman (Z)  
Grand Master Wei Chueh (B)  
Wei Wu Wei (N)* aka Terence Gray, 0.0.0
David Weinstein Roshi (Z)  
Sojun Mel Weitsman (Z)  
Wendy Sobieski (N) 
Samael Aun Weor (G) aka Victor Manuel Gomez Rodriguez
Kate Wheeler (B)  
John Wheeler (N)  
Ganga White (Y)  
John White (O)  
The White Guru (N)
Kenton Whitman (O)  
Walt Whitman (P)  
Gerry Shishin Wick Sensei (Z)  
Ken Wilber (L)  
John Willemsens (B) aka Advayavadananda
Alan T. Williams (G)  
Sion Richard A Windelov (C) aka Rich Si 
Stephen Wingate (N)

Mick Winter (H)  
Fred Alan Wolf (G)  
Robert Wolfe (N)
Dr Stephen Wolinsky (G)  
Ian Wolstenholme (N) aka Nutan
Vicki Woodyard (H)  
Robin Wooldridge (O) aka Swami Santosh Robin
Sifu Wong Kiew Kit (O)  
John Wren-Lewis (G)  
Wu Bong (Z) aka Jacob Perl
Wu Kwang (Z) aka Richard Shrobe
Bruno Purusha WŘrtenberger (O)  
Christopher Wynter (O)  

     X
Xu Yun (Z) asa Hsu Yun, aka Empty Cloud

     Y
Murat Yagan (S)
Yahowha (C)
aka Father Yod, Jim Baker
Yakusan Igen (P) aka Yaoshan Weiyan, Yueh-shan Wei-yen
Koun Zenshin Yamada Roshi (Z)*  
Masamichi Ry˘un-Ken Yamada (Z)  
Sri Bhagavan YanchiGuruji (N)* aka Satguru Yanchiji
Yasuda Joshu Dainen Roshi (Z)  
Yasutani Hakuun Roshi (Z)  
Rodney Yee (Y) 
Bill Nyogen Yeo Roshi (Z)  
Abba Yesai Nasrai (Q)
* aka Davied Asia Israel 
YeshÚ Tsogyel (P) asa Tsogyal
Lama Thubten Yeshe (M)
Lama Dechen Yeshe Wangmo (T)
Selvarajan Yesudian (Y)*
Ven. Shih Ying-Fa (B)  
Master Yin-Shun (B)  
Yod (N)  
Yogajyotii (O) aka EJ Light, EJ Fleming?
Yogananda Maharaj (I) aka Daya Shankar, Yogendra Vigyani
Paramahansa Yogananda (M) aka Mukunda Lal Ghosh
Sri Matha Yoganandamayi (I)* aka Smt Banumathy, Amma
Yogani (Y)*  
Ma Yoga Shakti Saraswati (Y)
*
Satguru Siva Yogaswami (I)  
Swami Yogeshwarananda Giri (X)*
Swami Yogeshwarananda Saraswati (Y) aka Brahmachari Vyas Deva Ji
Shri Yogeshwarji (I)*
Yolande Duran-Serrano (N)*
Master Yu Tian Jian (O)* aka DeChan JueRen 
Yuan-wu (P) aka Engo
Yudhishtara (N)  
Sri Yukteshwar Giri (Y)  
Yung-chia Hsuan-chueh (P) aka Yongjia Xuanjue, Yoka Genkaku, etc
HE Khempo Yurmed Tinly Rinpoche (T)  
Ven. Dhyani Ywahoo (E)* aka Diane Fisher

     Z
Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi (O) 
Jeannie Zandi (N)  
Zasep Tulku Rinpoche (T)
Zeida Rothman (N) 
Wulf Zendik (G)  
Zenmar (Z)  
Zenrin Chido Zenji (Z) aka Robert Lewis
Karen Elva Zerby (D) aka Katherine Rianna Smith, Mama Maria, etc
Metta Zetty (A)
Master Zhixing Wang (O)*  
Pir Zia Inayat Khan (S) *
Nenno de Zoete (O)  
Kyabje Zong Rinpoche (DT)  
Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche (T)  
Zoroaster (P) aka Zarathustra
Muhammad Zuhri (S) aka Pak Muh
Gary Zukav (G)  

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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