Hermann Hesse – writer - German Nobel prize-winner - e.g.¨The Glass Bead Game, ¨Steppenwolf, ¨ ¨Siddhartha,¨ ¨Demian,¨ ¨Peter Camenzind.¨
George Ivanovich Gurdjieff – writer/philosopher – teacher - e.g. ¨Beelzebub´s Tales to his Grandson¨, ¨All and Everything¨.
Peter D. Ouspensky – writer – teacher – e.g. ¨In Search of the Miraculous¨, ¨ The Fourth Way¨.
Jiddhu Krishnamurti –¨ a kind of philosopher¨ (in his own words)- spiritual teacher ‘discovered’ by Annie Besant, Theosophy– venue: Brockwood Park. Hampshire. U.K. – e.g. ¨Freedom from the Known,¨¨ The First and Last Freedom. ¨
Ramana Maharshi – Vedanta mystic – Arunachala – India.
Lao Tzu – Chinese sage – philosopher – spiritual teacher – e.g. ¨The Tao Te Ching.¨
Carl Jung – psychologist – dream-analyst - e.g.¨Memories, Dreams and Reflections¨
Alan Watts – Zen Buddhist -writer - e.g. ¨The Wisdom of Insecurity¨, ¨ The Taboo against Knowing Who you Are.¨
Chogyam Trungpa – Tibetan lama – e.g. ¨Meditation in Action.¨ ¨Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism.¨
Jiyu Kennett– Roshi (Zen master) – English woman – e.g. ¨Selling Water by the River.¨Abbot of Mount Shasta Zen Monastery, California.
Dhiravamsa – Theravada Buddhist teacher – Thailand.
The Dalai Lama – Spiritual leader of the Tibetan Gelugpa sect.
Sangharakshita – British Buddhist, Teacher of the Vajrayana
Carlos Castañeda – writer – e.g. - ¨The Teachings of Don Juan.¨¨ A Separate Reality.¨¨¨ Tales of Power.¨etc.
Colin Wilson – writer – e.g. ¨The Outsider,¨¨Religion and the Rebel¨etc.
Jack Kerouac – writer - e.g. ¨Big Sur¨, ¨ On the Road¨, ¨The Dharma Bums. ¨
Allen Ginsberg – writer – poet – philosopher – e.g. ¨Doing your own Being.¨
Lyall Watson – socio-biologist & writer – e.g. ¨Gifts of Unknown Gods,¨ ¨The Romeo Error. ¨
Aldous Huxley – writer – philosopher – e.g. ¨Island¨, ¨Brave New World¨.
Michael Adam (Kim Taylor) – writer – illustrator – calligrapher – friend – e.g. ¨Man is a Little World,¨A Strange Wild Place,¨¨My Wild Lone.¨
William Blake – poet – philosopher.
Teilhard de Chardin – Christian mystic – philosopher.
Werner Erhard – founder of E.S.T.
Rabindranath Tagore – poet – philosopher – e.g. ¨Gitanjali¨.
Pir Vilayat Khan – Sufi mystical teacher. The Western Sufi Order.
Kahlil Gibran – writer – poet – philosopher - e.g. ¨The Madman.¨
Jalaluddin Rumi – Sufi mystic – poet – philosopher.
Van Morrison – musician – composer – e.g. – ¨Astral Weeks¨, ¨Tupelo Honey.¨
Ravi Shankar – musician. Sitar, surbaha and tabla.
Robert Redford – actor – film director.
Daniel Day-Lewis – actor. ¨The Unbearable Lightness of Being.¨ ¨My Left Foot.¨
Bonnie Raitt – singer – song-writer. ¨The Nick of Time,¨¨Longing in their Hearts.¨
Li Po – Chinese poet
Bernard Leach – master potter
Shoji Hamada – Japanese master potter
Richard Bach – “ Jonathan Livingstone Seagull”
Vimala Thakar – Indian spiritual teacher associated with Krishnamurti
Pak Subuh – founder of SubudThe Poems