Lineages

Guru Lineages

(Chief Gurus names are cited)

Sannyasa Lineage – 

  • Lord Sadashiva
  • Lord Narayana
  • Lord Brahma
  • Rishi Vashistha (Contemporary to Lord Ram) (5114 B.C)
  • Rishi Shakti
  • Rishi Parashara
  • Risha Vyasa (Contemporary to Lord Krishna) (3200 B.C)
  • Sri Sukhadevacharya
  • Sri Gaudapadacharya
  • Sri Govindacharya
  • Sri Adi Shankaracharya (788-820 A.D)
  • Swami Bharati Krishna Tirtha (1984-1960 A.D) (Shankaracharya Puri)
  • Swami Ghanashyma Tirtha (Kashi)
  • Swami Brahmavidyananda Tirtha (Gangotri)
  • Swami Narahari Tirtha (Gangotri)
  • Swami Vishnu Tirtha (Uttar Kashi)
  • Swami Chidananda Tirtha

Shree Vidya Lineage

  • Swami Abhinava Vidya Tirtha (Shankaracharya Singeri)
  • Acharya Bhanu Chnada Sastri (Umanadanath) (Shree Vidya Guru of Karpatriji as well)
  • Swami Tarkeshwaranand Tirtha
  • Swami Chidananda Tirtha

And

  • Swami Kumarguru (Kerala)
  • Suresh Baba
  • Swami Chidananda Tirtha

Bagala Vidya Lineage

  • Datiya Swamiji
  • Shri Kalu Pandit Sastri
  • Swami Chidananda Tirtha

Shaktipat Lineage

  • Swami Vishnu Tirtha
  • Swami Tarkeshwaranand Tirtha
  • Swami Chidananda Tirtha

Laghu and Brihad Prasthanatrayi Linage (Study of the Orthodox Vedanta Doctrine)

  • Swami Shankara Bharati
  • Swami Shiva Shankara Chaitanya Bharati
  • Dr. Sudhanshu Shastri
  • Swami Chidananda Tirtha