Featured Teacher: Lahiri Mahasaya

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  Lahiri Mahasaya was born on September 30, 1828, in the village of Ghurni in Bengal, India. At the age of thirty-three, while walking one day in the Himalayan foothills near Ranikhet, he met his guru, Mahavatar Babaji. It was a divine reunion of two who had been together in many lives past; at an… Read more »

Featured Teacher: Sri Yukteswar

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“Look, there is no point in blindly believing that after I touch you, you will be saved, or that a chariot from heaven will be waiting for you. Because of the guru’s attainment, the sanctifying touch becomes a helper in the blossoming of Knowledge, and being respectful towards having acquired this blessing, you must yourself… Read more »

Featured Teacher: H.H. the 17th Karmapa

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Karmapa means “the one who carries out buddha-activity” or “the embodiment of all the activities of the buddhas”. In the Tibetan tradition, great enlightened teachers are said to be able to consciously control their rebirth in order to continue their activity for the benefit of all sentient beings. The first Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa, was born… Read more »

Featured Teacher: Sant Jnaneshwar

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Sant Jnaneshwar, a famous poet saint of Maharashtra was born in the year 1275, in a small village near the Godavari river. His poems were the result of the perfect blending of spirituality and poetry, with bhakti, jnana and yoga. Jnaneshwar’s father’s name was Vithalpant and mother’s name Rukmini. Vithalpant found married life unbearable and… Read more »