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The book of enlightened masters : western teachers in eastern traditions

Author: Andrew Rawlinson
Publisher: Chicago : Open Court, ©1997.
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Surveys "the rise of Western (mostly American) teachers who fill the role of guru or master ... [and] explains who the masters are, who influenced them, what they teach, what their personalities and personal lives are like, and the strange adventures that many of them have experienced."--Back cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rawlinson, Andrew, 1943-
Book of enlightened masters.
Chicago : Open Court, ©1997
(OCoLC)767545561
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Rawlinson
ISBN: 0812693108 9780812693102
OCLC Number: 36900790
Description: xix, 650 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A directory of spiritual teachers. Abhayananda/Marie Louise ; Abhishiktananda ; Agueli ; Ahkon Norbu Lhamo ; Aitken ; Ananda Maitreya ; Anderson ; Arya Sangba ; Aurobindo ; Baker ; Barnett ; Bays ; Beck ; Bedi ; Bennett ; Bhaktipada ; Blavatsky ; Brunton ; Burke ; Carus ; Chetananda ; Chicoine ; Chogyam ; Chris and Emma ; Clarke ; Clifton ; Cohen ; Cox ; Da ; Davis ; Daya Mata ; Devamata and Daya ; Devyashrams ; Dharmapala ; Dharmapali ; Dorsey ; Duce ; Dürckheim ; Ecumenical sangha ; Enomiya-Lassalle and Christian zen --
Erhard ; Feild ; Gilbert ; Glassman ; Gold ; Govinda ; Guénon ; Gurdjieff ; The Gurdjieff legacy (P.D. Ouspensky, Madame Ouspensky, Nicoll, Collin, de Ropp, Orage, Heap, de Salzmann) ; Hansadutta ; Harada-Yasutani-Yamada lineage ; Harding ; Hare Krishna gurus ; Hixon ; Ichazo ; Jae Jah Noh ; Jampa Thaye ; Jayatirtha ; John-Roger ; Kamala ; Kapilavaddho ; Kapleau ; Karuna Dharma ; Kennett ; Khan, Hazrat Inayat ; Khema ; Klein ; Klevnick ; Krishna Prem ; Kriyananda/Higgins ; Kriyananda/Walters ; Kwong ; Langlois ; Levy ; Lewis ; Long ; Loori ; Lozowick ; MacDonough ; MacKie ; Maclaren ; Macy ; Maezumi ; Mahendranath ; Marasha ; Martin ; Meher Baba ; Merzel ; Miao Kwang Sudharma ; Mother ; Nanavira ; Nome ; Norelli-Bachelet ; Nowick ; Nyanatiloka ; Nydahl ; Olcott ; Orr ; Osel Tendzin ; Packer ; Pema Chodron ; Prabhasa Dharma ; Prabhupada ; Radha ; Rajarsi Janakananda ; Ramana Maharshi ; Ram Dass ; Rhodes ; Rudi ; Salanave ; Sangharakshita ; Santanya ; Sasaki ; Satchakrananda ; Sat Prem ; Schloegl ; Schuon ; Saha ; Shankar Das ; Shunyata ; Siddhaswarupananda ; Soyen Shaku ; Stephen ; Stuart ; Subramuniyaswami ; Sufi movement and the Sufi order ; Sumedho ; Teundroup ; Trungpa ; Tulkus ; Tundra Wind ; Turiyasangitananda ; Tweedie ; Twitchell ; Vipassana Sangha ; Vivekananda ; Yarr ; Yogananda ; Yogeshwar Muni ; Ywahoo --
Mini-biographies. Abhayananda/Haines ; Aivanhov ; Atulananda ; Avalon ; Bigelow ; Burckhardt ; Dahlke ; David-Néel ; Dougan ; Evans-Wentz ; Goddard ; Grimm ; Hubbard ; Humphreys ; Hunt ; Kirby ; Krishnamurti ; Lincoln ; Lobsang Rampa ; Lokanatha ; Nivedita ; Oom the Omnipotent ; Prophet ; Rama ; Ramacharaka ; Raynaud de la Ferrière ; Sivananda-Rita ; Tennisons ; Uppalavanna ; Watts.
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Surveys "the rise of Western (mostly American) teachers who fill the role of guru or master ... [and] explains who the masters are, who influenced them, what they teach, what their personalities and personal lives are like, and the strange adventures that many of them have experienced."--Back cover.

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