Some of the most noteworthy Gurus and Saints of Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism
Gurus and Saints
Hindu Gurus and Saints
Adi Shankara (788-820 C.E.), along with Madhva and Ramanuja, was instrumental in the revival of Hinduism.
Mahavir (599-527 B.C.), also known as Vardhamana, established core tenets of Jainism. Mahavir was the 24th and the last Jain sage.
Sri Ramanuja Acharya (1017-1137 C.E.) was great Hindu philosopher and thinker. He is the most venerated Acharya in the philosophy of Sri Vaishnavism.
Gautama Buddha (563-483 B.C.) was a spiritual teacher from the Indian subcontinent, on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.
Sri Madhvacharya (1238-1317 C.E.) was the proponent of Dvaita Vedanta which is also known as Tattvavada - the Philosophy of Reality.
Jhulelal Jayanti day is celebrated as Cheti Chand by Sindhi people of Pakistan and India and it is celebrated one day after Ugadi.
Maharshi Valmiki was a great sage who wrote the epic Ramayana in Sanskrit which consists of 24k verses and 7 cantos including the Uttara canto.
Sant Kabirdas (1440-1518 circa) was a famous poet, saint and social reformer of India.
Tulsidas (1497-1623 C.E.) was a Hindu saint and the poet. Tulsidas is renowned for his great devotion towards Lord Rama.
Surdas (1478-1581 C.E.) was a great poet and musician known for his devotional songs dedicated to Lord Krishna.
Tailang Swami (1607-1887 C.E.) was a great Hindu Yogi who has divine powers.
Ramakrishna (1836-1886 C.E.) was a famous Saint in the 19th century India.
Guru Ravidas (1377-1527 C.E.) was a famous saint of the Bhakti Movement.
Vallabhacharya (1479-1531 C.E.) was a devotional philosopher, who founded the Pushti sect in India.
Guru Nanak (1469-1539 C.E.) was the founder of the religion of Sikhism and the first of the Sikh Gurus.
Guru Gobind Singh
Guru Gobind Singh (1666-1708 C.E.) was the tenth Guru out of total eleven Sikh Gurus.
Meerabai (1498-1547 circa) was a great Hindu poet and ardent devotee of Lord Krishna.