Author: M L AhujaPublisher: RupaYear: 2009Language: EnglishPages: 230ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788129114075
Gurus: Ancient, Medieval and Modern is a well-researched book that brings to focus the lives, activities and legends associated with gurus of ancient, medieval and modern India. Sagas like Vasishtha, Vishwamitra, and Valmiki are among the luminaries of the ancient world, while the medieval ages are marked with the rich presence of gurus like Chitanya and krishna. The book also covers several contemporary yogis and sages who have been largely influenced by Western thoughts and who have brought about a harmonious confluence of Eastern and Western thoughts and spirituality Among the most popular of these have been Osho and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. This Book is a useful repository of information for all those who are interested in knowing more about Hindu mythology, particularly the students and teachers of Indian philosophy. It is also a useful book for all school, college and university libraries, in addition to those pursuing Indological Studies.
Acknowledgements PrefaceAncient1. Devaguru Brihaspati2. Kashyap Rishi3. Maharishi Vishwamitra4. Narad Muni5. Patanjali Maharishi6. Asuraguru Shukracharya7. Ved Vyasa8. Maharishi ValmikiMedieval 9. Adi Shankaracharya10. Kamban11. Ramanuja12. Sant Kabir13. Guru Nanak14. Surdas15. Tulsidas16. Sri Krishna Chaitanya17. Mira Bai18. Bhagwan Swaminarayana19. Mahamati Pran NathModern20. Ramakrishna Pramahansa21. Swami Vivekananda22. Swami Rama Tirtha23. Swami Ramdas24. Sri Aurobindo25. Swami Prabhupada26. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi27. Osho28. Mata Amritanandamayi29. Sri Sri Ravishankar