Hindu Gurus Archives - Hinduism

A Tribute to the Late Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba passed away recently leaving behind a legacy of charity, love and controversy. His most important contribution to society was his benevolent social […]

Profile of Mata Nirmala Devi (of Sahaja Yoga)

Mata Nirmala Devi has numerous followers all over the world. This is because she can give kundalini awakenings to eager crowds, through Sahaja Yoga. In […]

Biography of Bhagawan Nityananda

Bhagawan Nityananda (1897–1961) was noted for his saintly qualities. His messages are compiled in a book called the “Chidaksha Gita”. This article reveals the interesting […]

Biography of B K S Iyengar

Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar was born on December 14, 1918 in Bellur, Karnataka. He is one of the definitive yoga teachers the world has seen. […]

Legend of Gorakhnath

Gorakhnath is believed to have lived in the 11th to 12th centuries. He was a disciple of Matsyendranath. Gorakhnath was responsible for expanding the Nath […]

Biography of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

His Birth Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486-1534 A.D.) was born in the town of Navadvipa in Bengal. His birth was on a lunar eclipse. During eclipses, […]

Biography of Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada founded the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) which is also famously called the “Hare Krishna Movement”. This article profiles the life […]

Biography of Mahavatar Babaji

In Paramahamsa Yogananda’s autobiography, Mahavatar Babaji is revealed as an immortal yogi-christ who has lived in the Himalayas for centuries. Babaji means ‘respected father’. This […]

Legend of Patanjali

Patanjali compiled the Yoga Sutras, which contain aphorisms regarding the philosophy of consciousness and mind. In recent times, the Yoga Sutras have become popular all […]

Biography of Swami Rama

His Childhood Swami Rama (1925 – 1996) was born in a little village named Toli in the Himalayas. His real name was Brij Kishore Dhasmana. […]