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From reputable, prominent, and well known gurus to the lesser known gurus of today, these are some of the best professionals in the guru field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous gurus ever?" and "What are the names of famous gurus?" then you're in the right place.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was born Mahesh Prasad Varma and obtained the honorific Maharishi and Yogi as an adult. He developed the Transcendental Meditation technique and was the leader and guru of a worldwide organization that has been characterized in multiple ways including as a new religious ...more
Age: Died at 90 (1918-2008)
Birthplace: Jabalpur, India
Profession: Guru, Spiritual leadersee more on Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Guru Arjan was the first martyr of Sikh faith and the fifth of the eleven Sikh Gurus, who compiled writings to create the eleventh, the living Guru, Guru Granth Sahib. He was born in Goindval, Punjab the youngest son of Guru Ram Das and Bibi Bhani, the daughter of Guru Amar Das. He was the first ...more
Age: Died at 43 (1563-1606)
Birthplace: Punjab, India, Goindval, Eurasia, India
Profession: Guru, Publisher, Composer, Writersee more on Guru Arjan
Bikram Choudhury 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. ...more
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Profession: Guru, Teachersee more on Bikram Choudhury
Gurumayi Chidvilasananda is the current spiritual head of the Siddha Yoga path. She is formally known as Swami Chidvilasananda or more informally as Gurumayi. The Siddha Yoga lineage was established by Bhagawan Nityananda, whose disciple and successor, Muktananda was Gurumayi's guru. ...more
Birthplace: Mumbai, India