Spiritual Masters & Gurus

Thich Nhat Hanh: Biography of the Father of Mindfulness

Founder of the Plum Village Tradition, key player behind engaged Buddhism and receiver of the title ‘father of mindfulness’, Thich Nhat Hanh. Let’s get an insight into his life and work through this biography. Life Story of Thich Nhat Hahn He was born Nguyen Xuan Bao, on October 11,...

The Life and Work of Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda: A Yogi’s Biography

Paramahansa Yogananda was an Indian-American Hindu monk, the first major Indian guru to settle in the USA, and he was described by the Los Angeles Times as the 20th century’s first superstar guru. He has authored Autobiography of a Yogi, which has sold over 4 million copies and is...

Biography of Sri Ma Anandamayi: Life & Teachings

Anandamayi literally means ‘joy-permeated’ and so she was, always in a state of joy. She was believed to be an incarnation of Goddess Durga and a symbol of divine grace. Through her life and work, she exemplified service to humanity, great compassion for fellow beings and gratitude towards the...

From Mumtaz Ali Khan to Sri Madhukarnathji: The Biography of Sri M

An Indian yogi, initiate of the Nath tradition of Hinduism, student of Sri Maheshwarnath Babaji, receiver of Padma Bhushan, and author of several books on spirituality – Sri M. This writeup tells you more about his life and teachings. Life Story of Sri M Sri M was born on...

The Life of Mooji – Biography of an Advaita Zen Master

Live by the light of your own heart, but make sure this heart is silent and empty. – Mooji Born as Anthony Paul Moo-Young, in Port Antonio, Jamaica on January 29, 1954, Mooji is a spiritual teacher of Advaita. He gives spiritual talks, conducts retreats and says that his...

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Biography: The Life and Teachings of Gurudev

A yoga guru and spiritual master of world renown, Sri Sri Ravishankar has about 370 million followers worldwide. He founded the very famous Art of Living and the International Association for Human Values, two organizations working towards reducing violence, alleviating social problems and guiding people towards leading a stress-free...

Sri Ramana Maharshi Biography

Your own self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world – Sri Ramana Maharshi Who was Ramana Maharshi? What was he known for? Was he an avatar? How did he get enlightened? Find answers to these and many more questions about him, in this biography of Sri...

Life of Neem Karoli Baba: A Mystic’s Biography

A wise, old man seated on a wooden bench, covering himself with a blanket; interacting with those who came to meet, with a pat on the back, brief talk and a sense of humour. Such was his unassuming personality and behavior. The spiritual mentor of many Americans who visited...

The Inspiring Life Story & Biography of Sister BK Shivani

Shivani Verma, popularly known as BK Shivani, is a motivational speaker and spiritual mentor. She is the representative of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization. Here is a look at her life story. Biography of BK Shivani Shivani Verma was born on May 31, 1972 in Pune, in the...

Gaur Gopal Das: Biography and Life Journey

Live, love, laugh, lead and leave. That’s life.  – Gaur Gopal Das A monk, life coach, motivational speaker and storyteller, Gaur Gopal Das has changed many lives through his inspiring talks and spiritual insights. He has millions of followers on social media and is often invited as a speaker...