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6 guiding lights that have influenced us

Updated: Jan 7, 2022

Shrimad Raichandra

Shrimad Rajchandra was a Jain poet, mystic, philosopher, scholar and reformer, who performed Avadhāna, a memory retention and recollection test that gained him popularity. He wrote a large number of philosophical poetry including Atma Siddhi and is best known for his teachings on Jainism and his spiritual guidance to Mahatma Gandhi, who in his autobiography, My Experiments with Truth, names Shrimad Rajchandra as one of the three contemporaries who left a deep impression on his life.

J. Krishnamurti

Jiddu Krishnamurti was an Indian philosopher, speaker and writer. In his early life he was groomed to be the new World Teacher but later rejected this mantle and withdrew from the Theosophy organization behind it. He is regarded globally as one of the greatest thinkers and religious teachers of all time.

His teachings served as seeds, leaving a lasting impact on the CO-founder Mona Doctor.

Dada Dharmadhikari

Shankar Trimbak Dharmadhikari, better known Dada Dharmadhikari, was an Indian freedom fighter, and a leader of social reform movements in India. He was a strong adherent of Mahatma Gandhi's principles.

An original thinker, he was mentor to Indira and Mona. He travelled the country giving public talks on education, women and freedom.

Acharya Vinoba Bhave

Vinayak Narahari "Vinoba" Bhave was an Indian advocate of nonviolence and human rights. Often called Acharya, he is best known for the Bhoodan Movement. He is considered as a National Teacher of India and the spiritual successor of Mohandas Gandhi. He was a thinker and spiritual guide to many. He distilled the essence of all religions and wrote many books. He founded The Brahma Vidya Mandir, an ashram for women who wished to lead a life of spiritual transformation. “ Baba” as he was fondly called, was Indira Doctor’s spiritual guide.

Vimala Thakar

Vimala Thakar was an Indian social activist and spiritual teacher. She dedicated herself to what she called “ the internal problem” - the spiritual liberation of the individual. She travelled the globe teaching meditation and philosophy, emphasising the balance between the “ inner “ spiritual development and the “ outer” social development.

She guided Indira Doctor when she was seeking answers to life’s challenges.

Santosh Sachdeva

Santosh Sachdeva has undergone and intensively experienced the workings of the Kundalini energy. Santosh hopes that her story will help validate similar experiences of others in meditation, and especially inspire young students to fearlessly undertake the spiritual journey. She presently counsels aspirants on the path and provides guidance on any questions and clarifications they might have regarding meditation and Kundalini yoga.

The Integral Space was inaugurated by Guruji Santosh.

Santosh Sachdeva is the spiritual Guru to both the Co-Founders, Mona and Vatsal Doctor.

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