Tamil Nadu is home to many spiritual teachers who have contributed greatly to the spiritual and philosophical traditions of the state. Here are some notable spiritual teachers from Tamil Nadu:
Ramana Maharshi: He was a renowned sage and spiritual teacher from Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu. He taught a path of self-inquiry and is widely regarded as one of the most influential spiritual teachers of the 20th century.
Jiddu Krishnamurti: He was born in Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh, but spent much of his life in Tamil Nadu. He was a philosopher, speaker, and writer who challenged the traditional concepts of religion, spirituality, and morality.
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev: He is a contemporary spiritual teacher who is the founder of the Isha Foundation, headquartered in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. He teaches a path of self-transformation through yoga and meditation.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: He is a spiritual teacher and the founder of the Art of Living Foundation, which has its headquarters in Bangalore, but has a strong presence in Tamil Nadu as well. He teaches a holistic approach to spirituality, incorporating yoga, meditation, and other practices.
Swami Vivekananda: Although he was not from Tamil Nadu, Swami Vivekananda spent a significant amount of time in the state and had a profound influence on its spiritual and cultural traditions. He was a disciple of Sri Ramakrishna, and his teachings on Vedanta and spirituality continue to inspire millions.
These are just a few examples of the many spiritual teachers who have contributed to the rich spiritual and philosophical traditions of Tamil Nadu.
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- Yoga Malika : Yoga Malika website has info about classes and events, listening room, reading room, album, meditation, quizzes
- Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari : Vivekananda Kendra is a spiritually oriented service mission.