Watkins Mind Body Spirit, a renowned publication based in London, has released their 2022 list of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People.
Zinovya Dushkova has been ranked as number 46. Thus, she continues to be the only woman from the former USSR countries to be included in the list.
Others listed include: Pope Francis (1st), the Dalai Lama (2nd), Sadhguru (4th), Eckhart Tolle (5th), Desmond Tutu (6th), Oprah Winfrey (7th), Paulo Coelho (14th), and Deepak Chopra (18th). The complete list is available here.
Watkins Mind Body Spirit is published by Watkins Books — the oldest esoteric bookshop in the United Kingdom that was established in 1893.
In 2011, Watkins Mind Body Spirit started publishing the 100 list with the goal of celebrating the world’s living spiritual teachers.
The main three criteria taken into account when compiling the list are:
1) The person has to be alive as of January 1st of the respective year
2) The person has to have made a unique and spiritual contribution on a global scale
3) The person is frequently googled, appears in Nielsen Data, has a Wikipedia page, and is actively talked about throughout the Internet.