Rudrananda (Rudi, Albert Rudolph)

Timeline 1928-1973
Nationality American
Disciple of Bhagavan Nityananda (and student of Baba Muktananda).
Lineage initiations Was given the name Rudrananda by Baba Muktananda.
In a nutshell Rudi was an antique dealer in New York City and a charismatic and influential spiritual teacher. He was one of the earliest Westerners to meet Bhagavan Nityananda and Baba Muktananda and bring their teachings to the West. Though he died prematurely, he had many students, some of whom became significant spiritual figures in their own right. Their work continues into the present. Kundalini yoga, breathing exercises, transmission via eye contact.

See: Rudrananda group
Links Swami Rudrananda (Wikipedia)

Rudrananda (Rudi)