These are the home pages of Mike
King, author of this site, and contain other spiritual writings, biographical
details, and electronic arts projects.
(Guide to Spiritual Teachers)
This useful site is run by Shawn
Nevins and lists a number of spiritual teachers and Masters, giving them star
ratings. There are some useful comments and links here, based on Nevin's own
preferences. These seem to be strongly jnani, indicated by a very low
rating for Mother Meera, and also based on a requirement that the teacher
has a practice or method to be followed.
('The secret of I')
This site is about the spiritual
life of Shunya Muni, containing personal experiences, descriptions of spiritual
teachers and Masters, and useful links. Some of the insights are quite illuminating,
and show a considerable depth of thinking and experience in the spiritual
The World Pantheist Movement. "The WPM is the largest and most dynamic
grouping of pantheists on the Net, with a growing range of activities. It
has a lively mailing list, with almost 1000 members (May 2000)"
What is Enlightenment online magazine. Founded through (or around?) Andrew
Cohen, but has a wide brief to explore its eponymous question.
Many recent or living Masters have
'official' web sites and also sites constructed by admirers or detractors. Please
email with information on useful sites or broken / moved links.
This site is dedicated to Andrew
Cohen's teacher, Poonjaji (a disciple of Ramana Maharshi).
This is the official
site of the Krishnamurti Foundation of America™ founded in 1969 by J. Krishnamurti.
This contains various
Krishnamurti resources, including a discussion forum.
(Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh)
Ramana Maharshi and
other Advaita: This site lists a number of recent and living 'Advaita'
teachers, including Douglas Harding. 'Advaita' can be used in the same way
as jnani, though this list contains some Masters who we would call
bhakti using the definitions in this site.
This site lists some
centers devoted to the Maharshi's life and teaching.
This website is dedicated to Vivekananda,
Ramakrishna's chief disciple. The site says: 'Swami Vivekananda here gives
us the essence of devotional life', which is interesting considering his jnani
Site devoted to Rumi. 'This site is based on the work of award- winning Rumi
translator and performer Shahram Shiva and his long time association with
Official Rumi site created by descendents of Rumi devoted to him and the
Mevlana Sufi Order.
Details of Rumi festivals. 'A Festival honoring the birth of the great mystic
poet Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi. This year we are celebrating the murshidas:
women teachers opening the path of Hz. Mevlana.'
(related to Nature Mysticism)
Jnani and the West
A new translation of Heraclitus [Note: this seems both clumsy and harder to
extract a jnani understanding from, but useful as an illustration of
the extent to which we are at the mercy of the translator when it comes to
the subtleties of the spiritual life].