Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, known affectionately as Gurudeva, was a well-known teacher of Hinduism and leader in the global interfaith movement.
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)
Rabindranath Tagore was an Indian figure who was influential in many fields including art, literature and philosophy. He continues to influence worldwide.
Mohandas “Mahatma” Gandhi
Peace activist Daniel Buttry and Muslim leader Steve Elturk collaborate in profiling Gandhi, explaining why he was a model for cross-cultural peacemakers.
Kabir was an Indian mystic whose poetry spoke powerfully to the hearts of all people, and has been embraced by many cultures and religious traditions.
Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa
(1836-1886) Sri Ramakrishna Parmahamsa was a Hindu sage and mystic who never wrote any articles or books. He was known for practices and experiences that many considered bizarre, but also for a “god-consciousness” that drew people to him from many religious traditions. Raised in a poor Brahmin family (the priestly caste), the boy, known then […]