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The Top 10 Spiritual Gurus of India  

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If United States is considered the "Land of Opportunity" then India is by default the "Land of Spirituality". Here is a long list of Hindu Gurus who are honored across India & beyond! They are also recognized as Swami (prefix before name). These modern day Gurus are not only popular in media but also possess a lot of wealth through NGO. They influence the lives of many Indians and are worshiped next to God!
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Swami Prabhupada ji (Iskcon) is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 10 Spiritual Gurus of India
Swami Prabhupada ji (Iskcon)
Has created a community of die hard devotion seekers. The Iskcon based temples get a lot of charity funds. Having said that, they also help out the poor with food, hospitals & much more.
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Shree Asaram Bapuji is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 10 Spiritual Gurus of India
Shree Asaram Bapuji
Despite his knowledge and preachings, he is always in the news for controversies
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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ji is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top 10 Spiritual Gurus of India
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ji
A favorite among foreigners, probably more respected Internationally than in India!
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Sant Shree Morari Bapuji is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 10 Spiritual Gurus of India
Sant Shree Morari Bapuji
Amazing knowledge about the epic Ramayana. His preaches through bhakti, bhajan & katha.
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Avdhoot Baba Shivanandji Mahar... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top 10 Spiritual Gurus of India
Avdhoot Baba Shivanandji Maharaj
A true Shiv seeker. Avdhoot Baba focuses on Shivyog.
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Swami Ramdev Baba is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top 10 Spiritual Gurus of India
Swami Ramdev Baba
Got a huge fanbase & following across the world. He is the master of Pranayam (the art of breathing Yoga). Also a businessman with several factories for the Ayurveda medication.
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Pramukh Swami (Swaminarayan) is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top 10 Spiritual Gurus of India
Pramukh Swami (Swaminarayan)
Probably the world's richest religious foundation, with tons of money, assets & gold. This Guru knows how to empty the pockets of his followers. Although most of the money donated to Swaminarayan temples are used for the needy.
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Shree Rameshbhai Oza is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top 10 Spiritual Gurus of India
Shree Rameshbhai Oza
Similar to Morari Bapu in terms of style & delivery of knowledge.
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Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji Ma... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top 10 Spiritual Gurus of India
Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji Maharaj
He is well known across religious channels for his famous "Ganga Aarti". It is amazing listening to him do the chants for river Ganga.
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Swami Sukhabodhananda ji is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top 10 Spiritual Gurus of India
Swami Sukhabodhananda ji
He is more of a philosopher than a true religious saint.