Category: Hinduism

Kailash Satyarthi

For over 30 years, Satyarthi has been a tireless campaigner for the rights of children and to rescue children from forced labor in factories, brickyards, and the sex trades. Over the years he has helped free almost 80,000 children from various slave conditions and helped them attain education and rehabilitation. He established a village “half-way” community to resettle rescued slaves.

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, known affectionately as Gurudeva, was a well-known teacher of Hinduism and leader in the global interfaith movement.

Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)

Rabindranath Tagore was an Indian figure who was influential in many fields including art, literature and philosophy. He continues to influence worldwide.

Mohandas “Mahatma” Gandhi

Peace activist Daniel Buttry and Muslim leader Steve Elturk collaborate in profiling Gandhi, explaining why he was a model for cross-cultural peacemakers.


Kabir was an Indian mystic whose poetry spoke powerfully to the hearts of all people, and has been embraced by many cultures and religious traditions.