Harbhajan Singh Khalsa
Harbhajan Singh (born as Harbhajan Singh Puri) (August 26, 1929 – October 6, 2004), also known as Yogi Bhajan and Siri Singh Sahib to his followers, was a yogi, spiritual teacher, and entrepreneur, who introduced Kundalini Yoga to the United States.
Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri
Sri Yukteswar Giri (also written Sriyuktesvara, Sri Yukteshwar) (Devanagari: श्रीयुक्तेश्वर गिरि, Bengali: [Śrīyukteśvara Giri], Bengali: শ্রীযুক্তেশ্বর গিরী) (10 May 1855 – 9 March 1936) is the monastic name of Priya Nath Karar (Bengali: প্রিয়নাথ কাঁড়ার), the guru of Satyananda Giri and Paramahansa Yogananda.
Sai Baba of Shirdi
Sai Baba of Shirdi, also known as Shirdi Sai Baba, was an Indian spiritual master who was regarded by his devotees as a saint, fakir, and satguru, according to their individual proclivities and beliefs.
Baba Jaimal Singh (1839–1903), popularly called "Baba Ji Maharaj", was a Punjabi who became a disciple of Soami Shiv Dayal (the Sant Mat saint of Agra and founder of the Radha Soami spiritual movement).
(This article is about an Indian-born guru. For an Indian hindu yogic guru, see Satchidanandendra Saraswati.)(This article is about an Indian-born guru. For an Indian poet, see K. Satchidanandan.) Satchidananda Saraswati (22 December 1914 – 19 August 2002), born as C.
Kirpal Singh (6 February 1894 – 21 August 1974) was a spiritual master (satguru).
Matsyendranātha, Macchindranāth or Mīnanātha (Newari Buṅga Dyaḥ, c. early 10th century) was a saint and yogi in a number of Buddhist and Hindu traditions.
Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar
Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar (21 May 1921 – 21 October 1990) (Bengali: শ্রী প্রভাত রঞ্জন সরকার), also known by his spiritual name, Shrii Shrii Ánandamúrti (Ánanda Múrti="Bliss Embodiment"), and known as Bábá ("Father") to his disciples, was an Indian philosopher, yogi, author, social revolutionary, poet, composer, and linguist.
Hariharananda Giri (Bengali: স্বামী হরিহরানন্দ গিরী) (27 May 1907 – 3 December 2002), was an Indian yogi and guru who taught in India as well as in western countries.
Yogi Swatmarama (Sanskrit: स्वात्माराम; IAST: svātmārāma) was a 15th and 16th century yogic sage in India.
Savitṛ (Sanskrit: stem savitṛ-, nominative singular savitā) is a solar deity in the Rigveda, and possibly one of the Adityas i.
Sant Thakar Singh (26 March 1929 – 6 March 2005) was a spiritual teacher in the Sant Mat lineage of hindu religious leaders.
Ramana Maharshi /ˈrʌmənə məhʌˈrɪʃi/ (30 December 1879 – 14 April 1950) was an Indian sage and jivanmukta.
Baba Sawan Singh Grewal (1858–1948), also known as "The Great Master" or "Bade Maharaji", was an Indian Saint.
Shiv Dayal Singh
Shiv Dayāl Seth Sahab (called "Soamiji Maharaj" by followers and devotees) was born 25 August 1818 (Agra, Uttar Pradesh) and left his mortal coil on 15 June 1878 (Agra).
Yogi Matsyendranath Maharaj is a Guru of Russian origin recognised in India (his mundane name is Maxim Matsiendranatkh).
Swami Pranavananda (Bengali: স্বামী প্রণবানন্দ) also known as Yugacharya Srimat Swami Pranavananda Ji Maharaj, (29 January 1896 – 8 February 1941) was the founder of the organization known as the Bharat Sevashram Sangha.
Baba Faqir Chand
Baba Faqir Chand, (18 November 1886 – 11 September 1981) was an Indian master of Surat Shabd Yoga, or consciously controlled near death experience.
Babacar Khane (born January 2, 1935), also known as Yogi Khane, Yogi Babacar Khane and Maître Khane, is a practitioner of yoga, author, and mystical poet.
Rajashree Choudhury (born Rajashree Chakrabarti on May 7, 1965) is a Yoga Therapist and founder of the United States Yoga Federation (USA Yoga) and the International Yoga Sports Federation (IYSF) to promote Yoga Asana with one of its goals being the qualification of Yoga as a sport in the Olympic Family.
Ramthakur (Bengali: [Rāma ṭhākura]) (Bengali: শ্রীশ্রী রামঠাকুর) (2 February 1860 – 1 May 1949) born Ram Chandra Chakraborty (Bengali: রাম চন্দ্র চক্রবর্তী), was an Indian mystic and yogi during 19th century India.
Tara Leann Stiles is an American model turned yoga instructor and founder of Strala Yoga in New York City.
Samarth Yogi Arwind
Samarth Yogi Arwind (Hindi: समर्थ योगी अरविन्द, also known as Yogi Arwind Born:1973) is a Mystic, spiritual leader, researcher of Vedas and Ayurveda, practitioner of Ashtanga Yoga and Kundalini Yoga, and a devotee of Hindustani classical musicA proponent of Maitra Yoga (Yoga of Friendship), Arwind is an expert of Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and Vedanta.
Swami Rama Tirtha (Hindi: स्वामी रामतीर्थ 22 October 1873 – 17 October 1906), also known as Swami Ram, was an Indian teacher of the Hindu philosophy of Vedanta.
Kareen Zebroff (born 1941 in Windsbach, Germany) is a Canadian-based author, actor and television host specialising in yoga.
Tao Porchon-Lynch (born Täo Andrée Porchon, August 13, 1918) is a yoga master and award-winning author.
Shankarananda (Shiva Yoga)
Mahamandaleshwar Swami Shankarananda (born Russell Michael Kruckman; 1942) is an American-born guru in the lineage of Bhagavan Nityananda of Ganeshpuri.
Kristi Martel (born 1973), is a singer, song-writer, performance artist and yogini based in Rhode Island.
Bhagat Munshi Ram
Bhagat Munshi Ram (19 December 1906 – 29 June 1998) was born in the village Sundernagar, tehsil and district Sialkot, Punjab (now in Pakistan) in the year 1906.
Bharat Bhushan (yogi)
Bharat Bhushan (born 30 April 1952) is an Indian yoga guru and honoured by Padma Shri for literature and education in 1991.
Erich Schiffmann (born 1953 in Los Angeles, California) is an accomplished American Yoga Master widely known for his award-winning video, Yoga Mind & Body, featuring actress Ali MacGraw.
Judith Hanson Lasater
Judith Hanson Lasater is an American yoga teacher and writer in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Kumar Anish is an Indian yoga practitioner who began practicing yoga in 1982.
. Vishuddhananda Paramahansa (Bengali:: Bishuddhananda Pôromôhongśo) (14 March 1853 – 14 July 1937) popularly known as Gandha Baba (The perfume saint) was an Indian yogi.
Janet Lilly (born August 15, 1957) is an American modern dancer and choreographer.
Reinhard Gammenthaler (born 9 May 1953) — yoga adept and renowned teacher from Switzerland and disciple of Indian yogi Swami Dhirendra Brahmachari, who himself was the successor of the great seer and saintly yogi Shri Maharshi Kartikeya.
Swami Vachananand, commonly known as Shwaasa Guru, is a yogi, social activist, philanthropist from Karnataka, India.
Albert Rudolph (Rudi) (January 24, 1928 – February 21, 1973), also known as Swami Rudrananda, was born in Brooklyn, New York.
Muktananda (16 May 1908 – 2 October 1982), born Krishna Rau, was the founder of Siddha Yoga.
Selvarajan Yesudian or Selva Raja Yesudian (February 25, 1916, in Madras – October 26, 1998, in Zürich) was a yoga teacher and author.
Vladimir Aleksandrovich Trefilov (Russian: Влади́мир Алекса́ндрович Трефи́лов, born 1949) is a Russian scholar of religious studies, philosophy of medicine, author and lecturer.
Swami Sivamurti Saraswati is an Acharya of Satyanandashram Hellas, Greece.
Angel Kyodo Williams
angel Kyodo Williams (born December 2, 1969) is an American writer, ordained Zen priest and the author of Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living with Fearlessness and Grace, published by Viking Press in 2000.
Anne T. Hill
Anne T. Hill (November 24, 1916 – March 8, 1999) was a fashion designer and yoga teacher.
Sri Dharma Mittra is a Yoga teacher, and a student of Sri Swami Kailashananda.
Nakamura Tempū (中村 天風, July 20, 1876–December 1, 1968) was a Japanese martial artist and founder of Japanese yoga.
Devraha Baba (died 19 May 1990), also spelled Deoraha baba was an Indian Siddha Yogi saint who lived beside the Yamuna river in Mathura.
Mahendranath Gupta (Bengali: মহেন্দ্রনাথ গুপ্ত) (14 July 1854 – 4 June 1932), (also famously known as M and Master Mahashay), was a disciple of Ramakrishna—a 19th-century mystic and the author of Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita, a Bengali classic.
Yogini (Sanskrit: योगिनी, yoginī, IPA: [ˈjoɡiniː]) is the feminine Sanskrit word of the masculine yogi, while the term "yogin" is used in neutral, masculine or feminine sense.
Pierre Bernard (yogi)
Pierre Arnold Bernard (1875-1955) — known as "The Great Oom", "The Omnipotent Oom" and "Oom the Magnificent" — was a pioneering American yogi, scholar, occultist, philosopher, mystic and businessman; he held a notorious reputation as a con man, seducer and philanderer.
Yogacharya Govindan Nair
Yogacharya Govindan Nair (1908–2001) was a noted Yoga master, author, and journalist, who made significant contributions in popularizing Yoga Asana practices amongst the people of Kerala State in India.
Baskaran Pillai, also known as Dattatreya Siva Baba or Siva Baba, is an accomplished master of the Tamil Siddha tradition and one of the first of his lineage to bring secretive knowledge of the Tamil Siddhas to the West.
Theos Casimir Bernard
Theos Casimir Bernard (1908–1947) was an explorer, and author, known for his work on yoga and religious studies, particularly in Tibetan Buddhism.
Luís Sérgio Alvares De Rose (born February 18, 1944), known simply as DeRose, is the codifier of DeRose Method.
Rod Stryker (born Nimrod Gross; October 19, 1957) is an American Yoga teacher.
Rodney Yee is an American yoga instructor who rose to national prominence in the early 1990s when he began starring in a series of Gaiam/Living Arts yoga instructional videos and DVDs.
Georg Feuerstein (27 May 1947 – 25 August 2012) was a German Indologist specializing on Yoga.
Bikram Choudhury (born February 10, 1944) is an Indian yoga teacher and the founder of Bikram Yoga, a form of hot yoga performed in a series of 26 hatha yoga postures done in a hot environment of 40 °C (104 °F).
Dr. Amit Ray (born August 12, 1960) is an Indian author, and spiritual master.
Lokenath Brahmachari (Bengali: লোকনাথ ব্রহ্মচারী; reportedly 31 August 1730 – 3 June 1890), who is called Baba Lokenath or simply Sri Lokenath, was an Indian saint, yogi and mystic during 18th-century based in Bengal.
Elisabeth Haich - original name: Haich Erzsébet - (1897-1994) was a spiritual teacher and author of several books on spirituality.
Gopi Krishna (yogi)
Gopi Krishna (30 May 1903 – 31 July 1984) of India was a yogi, mystic, teacher, social reformer, and writer.
Arnaud Maitland is an international retreat leader, teacher and yoga instructor.
Bryan Kest is a prominent American yoga teacher.
Gregorian Bivolaru also known as Magnus Aurolsson and nicknamed Grieg, Grig or, by the press, Guru (born 12 March 1952) is a spiritual teacher and the founder of the Movement for Spiritual Integration into the Absolute (MISA).
Yogi Cameron Alborzian (born 26 February 1967) is a British-Iranian yoga and Ayurveda therapist and former fashion model.
Cara Judea Alhadeff
Cara Judea Alhadeff (born 1971) is an American photographer, performance artist, writer, and yoga teacher.
Daya Mata (Sanskrit for Compassionate Mother), born Rachel Faye Wright, (January 31, 1914 – November 30, 2010) was the president and sanghamata (mother of the society) of the organization that Paramahansa Yogananda created to disseminate his teachings, Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) in Los Angeles, California / Yogoda Satsanga Society of India (YSS), for over 55 years.